Meet Dr. F. Charles Arens
Dr. Arens strives to provide the highest quality, compassionate endodontic care to his patients. He was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, graduating from Upper Arlington High School in 1985 and Bowling Green State University in 1989 with a B.S. degree in Biology. He returned home to Columbus and worked for Ashland Chemical as a research assistant in the composite polymers division before embarking on his dental career. He received his DDS degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1997. Upon graduation he served as a Lieutenant in the Navy Dental Corps. He completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital Great Lakes and then was stationed with the marines at Camp Lejeune. Dr Arens completed his endodontic residency in 2002 earning a Certificate and a Master of Science in Endodontics from the University of Detroit Mercy. In 2003 he was Honorably Discharged for the US Navy achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He has been working with Central Ohio Endodontics since 2002.
Dr. Arens is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. He is also actively involved in organized dentistry, serving as a delegate for the ODA since 2011. Dr. Arens has been selected by his peers as one of Columbus Monthly’s top endodontists.
In his spare time he is involved with the Knights of Columbus and Boy Scout Troop 117 in Dublin, Ohio. He enjoys family time, motorsports, hiking/camping, scuba diving, hockey hiking, and skiing. He resides in Powell, Ohio with his wife and three children.
Dr Arens is a member of the following organizations:
- Board Certified, American Board of Endodontics
- International College of Dentists Fellow
- American Association of Endodontists
- American Dental Association
- Ohio Dental Association
- ODA Delegate
- Columbus Dental Society Board Member
- Ohio Association of Endodontists
- Columbus Dental Society
- Seattle Study Club, Endodontic Advisor
- Spectrum Dental Society
- Columbus Dental Options Volunteer