Dr. Gross and Staff

Dr. Gross

Meet Dr. Gross:

Richard Gross, DDS graduated from Ohio State University in 1985. He continues to educate himself in the latest dental technology. Although Dr. Gross practices all aspects of family dentistry, he specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. He belongs to three ongoing dental study clubs, and takes 3 times the amount of continuing dental education credit hours as are required by law. When a new technology is truly ready for the marketplace, he is eager to introduce it to his patients.

Dr. Kelsey

Meet Dr. Kelsey:

Dr. Kelsey joined her dad in practice in 2014. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in May 2014 with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. She was previously a Solon High School cheerleader and attended OSU for her bachelor's degree in biology, graduating in 2010. Dr. Kelsey is a certified Invisalign© provider and would love to improve and straighten your smile today!

Kelsey and her wife love to go on walks and hikes, work in their garden, and cuddle with their two cats Frida and Pablo!


Meet Simone:

Simone is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Ohio State University in 1982. She has been with Dr. Gross since the opening of the Solon practice in 1990. Simone will make your teeth shine through routine dental cleanings with her "gentle" touch. Simone will help you to relax with her great conversation and make you feel like part of our family.

I enjoy playing tennis, traveling, spending time with friends and walking our dog.


Meet Mary:

Mary is our front desk manager. She has been working with Dr. Gross since 2000. She will be there to greet you with a friendly "Hello" and smile. She will be happy to answer your calls, make your appointments, and answer questions about your bill or insurance coverage. Mary is always willing to go the extra mile for you to help you get the most out of your dental insurance coverage.

Mary enjoys kayaking and fishing on the lake. Also spends time visiting her granddaughter in downtown Chicago.


Meet Nikki:

Nikki is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Ohio State University program in 2003, and has been working with Dr. Gross since 2004 as a dental hygienist. Nikki will help you improve your dental health with routine dental cleanings, and oral cancer screenings. Nikki loves to help children learn the importance of good dental health by teaching them how to properly brush and care for their teeth. She will be happy to answer any of your dental questions or concerns.

My husband and I enjoy spending quality time with our 3 children, 2 dogs, and our cat. We enjoy watching our kids' sporting events, boating with friends, and spending quality time with extended family.


Meet Jenny:

Jenny is a certified dental assistant. She has been working with Dr. Gross since 2013. She has been in the dental field since 2001. She will make you feel comfortable and at ease during your dental visit.

In my spare time, I enjoy mountain biking, kayaking, reading, volunteering and the animal shelter, and spending time with my husband and out two dogs Emma and Ellis.


Meet Nicole:

Nicole is our front desk manager and receptionist and has been with us since July 2015. She has been working in the dental industry for over 5 years and loves what she does. She is very experienced in working with many different insurance companies. When you come into the office she will help you with any questions you may have.

On her free time Nicole enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, traveling, spending time with her family and her fiance Justin.


Meet Jessica:

Jessica is a registered dental hygienist. She graduated from Youngstown State University in 2004. She has been working with Dr Richard and Kelsey since August of 2018. Jessica will make your teeth shine with routine dental cleanings, periodontal procedures, and annual x-rays.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys camping, four-wheeling, playing piano, and spending time with her five year old twins Emma and Jack.


Meet Kimberly:

Kimberly is a registered dental hygienist and has been working with Drs Gross since April of 2019. Kimberly graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 2019 with her dental hygiene degree, after serving in the US Navy for 9 years.

Kimberly loves to hang with her husband, her son Jack, and their chiweenie Ranger!


Meet Brandy:

Brandy is a certified dental assistant and has been working with Dr Kelsey since April 2019. Brandy has worked in dentistry since 2003 when she finished school at the Akron Institute of medical and dental assisting. Brandy will make you feel comfortable during your dental procedures!

Brandy loves spending time with her 3 kids going shopping and her new puppy Champ!