About

Your personal dentists in Elyria

It's hard to beat more than 50 years of high-quality dental training, experience, and care like you'll find at the Leidenheimer Dental Group! Our number goal is give patients of all ages a healthy, happy smile. A range of cutting-edge services, 12 private dental suites, affordable financing, and caring staff set us apart from the rest.

Stephen Leidenheimer, DDS

Dr. Stephen Leidenheimer, DDS is the principle dentist and owner of LDG. He joined the practice of James L. Matz, DDS in 1999, and took ownership in January 2012. Dr. Leidenheimer takes great pride in maintaining his knowledge of the newest and best ways to treat his patients. He practices in multiple areas of general dentistry including cosmetic and restorative procedures, fixed and removable prosthetics, and implantology. He is known for his gentle hands and kind chair-side manner.

Dr. Leidenheimer received his undergraduate degree from The University of Toledo and his dental degree from The Ohio State University in 1998. He was born and raised in Elyria, Ohio, where he still resides with his wife Holly, and two boys, Matthew and Jonathan.
Dr. Stephen Leidenheimer, our team member

Joseph Liszeski, DMD, Associate

Dr. Joseph Liszeski has been one of the finest general dentists in the Lorain County area for 38 years. In 2002, he sold his practice and joined LDG. Dr. Liszeski practices in multiple areas of general dentistry including cosmetic and restorative procedures and fixed and removable prosthetics. He is widely praised for his ability to work with children and enjoys this part of his practice.

Dr. Liszeski received his undergraduate degree from The University of Dayton and his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1964. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and currently resides in Lorain with his wife Joyce. Together they have 11 children, 24 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Dr. Joseph Liszeski, our team member

Haitham Wehve, DMD, Associate

Bio coming soon.

Louis Smith, DDS, Associate

Dr. Louis Smith has been a premiere general dentist in the Lorain County area for 34 years. In 2010, he sold his dental practice and joined LDG. Dr. Smith practices in multiple areas of general dentistry including cosmetic and restorative procedures, root canals, fixed and removable prosthetics, and implantology. He is known for his gentle, quiet demeanor.

Dr. Smith received his undergraduate and dental degrees from Case Western Reserve University in 1976. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and currently resides in Amherst with his wife Sue. He has two daughters: Ashlee and Alison.
Dr. Louis Smith, our team member

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Christine Branchick, RDH

Ms. Branchick is a Registered Dental Hygienist with the Leidenheimer Dental Group. She attended Lorain County Community College where she earned an Associate Degree of Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene, as well as Notre Dame College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Ms. Branchick is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. She has been with the Leidenheimer Dental Group since 2009. Ms. Branchick enjoys running and spending time with her husband Jamie.
Christine Branchick, RDH of our team

Neliya Kalka, RDH

Ms. Kalka is a Registered Dental Hygienist with the Leidenheimer Dental Group. She attended Cuyahoga County Community College where she earned an Associate Degree of Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene. Ms. Kalka is certified in local anesthesia administration and CPR, and is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. She moved to the United States in 1998, and has been with the Leidenheimer Dental Group since 2007. Ms. Kalka enjoys spending time with her husband Bill and her son Liam.
Neliya Kalka, RDH of our team

Katie Jones RDH

Bio coming soon.

Ashley Glowacki RDH 

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