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Dr. Dan German
• Clinical Assistant Professor, DDS

Daniel S. German, DDS

Dr. Dan German serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor.  Since 1987, he has been providing care for patients in his Dayton, Ohio private practice. He completed his undergraduate and dental school education at Case Western Reserve University, where he received honors including a research fellowship, followed by his orthodontic residency education at the University of Louisville.

Dr. German has been teaching innovative orthodontic therapy as the keynote speaker at many Orthodontic/Dental meetings ranging from Alaska to South Africa. At last count, he has delivered more than 30 such oral presentations.  He has published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. 

Dr. German was a recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the Ohio Dental Association for his charitable work with the homeless in need of dental care.  His practice currently provides care to those in need through the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation. 

Dr. German has been providing orthodontic care to children for over twenty years, and STILL loves kids and orthodontics! His wife Teri is an Indiana native and Indiana University graduate that has finally caved in and purchased Ohio State University Buckeye attire for their seven children. Dan’s late father, Bill, played football for the Ohio State University under Coach Woody Hayes.

Dan likes to spend free time and vacations with his family, making an annual drive out west to play in the mountains. As a fitness buff, Dan has been spotted running extremely long distances, such as a 50-mile race in the mountains and a “60 mile jog” from Xenia to Covington, Kentucky to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.