Dr. Shelley M. Ridenour
A native of Nebraska, Dr. Ridenour has been involved in dentistry for over 30 years. Although she has been practicing the specialty of endodontics in central Ohio for over 15 years, her background includes 10 years of private practice in general dentistry. In addition Dr. Ridenour was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in the section of Restorative Dentistry for several years.
Current member affiliations include: American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Society, American Association of Endodontists, Ohio Association of Endodontists, Dental Options Program, Volunteer to Physicians Free Clinic Dentist Initiative, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
Past member affiliations include: Missouri Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association Political Action Committee, South Dakota Dental Association, Board of Directors Black Hills District Dental Society and Delegate to South Dakota Dental Association.
Shelley and her husband Chet have lived in Worthington since 1989. Their three children Chet, Maggie and Jackson are all graduates of Thomas Worthington High School. Shelley enjoys ice hockey, mountaineering and traveling. She recently finished her second marathon.
Graduated University of Nebraska College of Dentistry-Lincoln 1979
Private practice general dentistry1979-81 Memphis, Missouri
General Practice Residency Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio 1981-1982
Private practice general dentistry Sturgis South Dakota 1982-89
Ohio State University College of Dentistry Faculty Clinical Assistant Professor 1991-92, 1993-95
Ohio State University College of Dentistry Graduate Endodontics Specialty Certificate 1997
Ohio State University Masters Science 1997
Private practice Endodontics Columbus Ohio 1997-2012
Private practice Endodontics Worthington Ohio 2012-present
Awards & Honors
DDS granted With Distinction 1979 University of Nebraska
Outstanding Achievement in Oral Surgery University of Nebraska College of Dentistry 1979
American Academy of Oral Medicine Outstanding Achievement 1979
Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society 1979-present