Dayton Dental Care

Dayton Dental and Orthodontics Doctors

Russell J. Caputo, DMD

Dr. Russell J. Caputo grew up in Western Pennsylvania.  He attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and then attended Temple University Dental School, graduating in 1989.  After practicing 18 years in private practice in PA, he relocated to Aurora in the fall of 2007.  In 2005, he started  Dental Management Group, LLC which owns and operates multiple dental practices in Ohio and Pennsylvania that strive to improve their overall business and the qualty of dental care they provide.


Constantly working to improve his patients' care, Dr. Caputo takes continuing education courses on a regular basis.  For example, in 2012 Dr. Caputo graduated from the Georgia Health Science Center Maxicourse of Dental Implant Education, which required 300 hours.


Dr. Russell J. Caputo is committed to providing excellence in dentistry and stands out as a leading dentist in Aurora, Ohio. He uses the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you and your family with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, Dr. Caputo believes strongly in preventative education to tackle oral health problems before they occur and ensures patients are confident and fully informed about their dental health.


Dr. Caputo has two boys, Luke and Jacob, and a stepson Matthew.  He enjoys coaching and attending all their activities in his off hours.


Sarah M. Smith, DMD

Dr. Sarah Smith was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s in Molecular and Cellular Biology. From there, she attended the University of Pennsylvania. After dental school Dr. Sarah attended the University of Michigan Orthodontic Residency Program where she earned her Master’s in Orthodontics. The American Association of Orthodontics recently awarded her master’s thesis research the Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit.


Dr. Sarah has been practicing at Dayton Dental and Orthodontics since 2012 and enjoys creating beautiful smiles for her patients! When she is not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Sarah enjoys singing, designing mosaics and other mixed media art.


Dr. Yissell Carpentino De Jesus, DMD

Dr. Yissell Carpentino De Jesus was raised in Enchanted Island, Puerto Rico for 27 years. She pursued her studies at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine from which she graduated in 2009. After graduation, Dr. Yissell completed two GPR programs at NYC from 2009- 2011 and a Fellowship in Pediatric Dentistry from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2013. There she had more opportunities to provide her services to underserved people and was exposed to different procedures that provided a life altering service to infants, children, adolescents and adults. "These experiences and my compassion has challenged me to reach beyond my skills as a general dentist to treat healthy, medically compromised and special needs patients in the area of pediatric dentistry."



Dr. Dale Theis, DDS

Dr. Dale Theis graduated from Case Western Reserve in 1986. He completed a GPR program at Western Reserve Care System with emphasis in oral surgery. Dr. Theis has been in private practice for over 32 years and concentrates on facial esthetics and cosmetic dentistry. 


He continues to expand and increase his knowledge by attending continuing education courses throughout the year. He also lectures on current topics in the fields of both medicine and dentistry. 


In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and is also an avid sports fan and enthusiast. 

Dr. Alvaro Lazo, DMD

Dr. Lazo studied at Santa Maria Catholic University School of Dentistry in Arequipa Peru; receiving his DDS degree in 1989. He spent his first few years practicing in his hometown of Arequipa, and then relocated to the United States. Upon arriving to the United States, he attended the University of Pittsburgh of Dental Medicine. From there he earned his DMD in April 1997. Since graduating, Dr. Lazo has been practicing with an emphasis on Oral Surgery, Implants, Endodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry. Staying on top of his CE courses and the latest dental procedures and technology, he keeps an active license in Ohio and Pennsylvania.


Dr. Lazo is the son of a dentist and now has four children of his own. He has a great passion for soccer. 


Dr. Michael Antone, DDS

Dr. Michael Antone grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Christian Brothers University where he obtained a B.S. in Biology with high honors. He then attended University of Tennessee where he obtained his D.D.S. degree. During his senior year of dental school, Dr. Antone was selected for the Senior Honors Program which allowed him to teach dental school classes while he finished up his senior year of dental school.

Dr. Antone has been practicing dentistry for several years and provides all dental procedures including cosmetics, invisalign, conscious sedation, implants and treatment of sleep apnea. He is one of the few dentists that is certified in sleep medicine and can treat sleep apnea with dental appliances right here in the office! He is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Mississippi Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.


When he is not in the office, Dr. Antone enjoys going to see the Memphis Grizzlies play at the FedEx Forum.