Director, Caring Hands of Maine Dental Center
Timothy Oh is a general dentist who primarily practices in Hancock County, Maine. He is Director of the Caring Hands of Maine Dental Center in Ellsworth, a non-profit health organization he and his wife, Audree Park, DDS, founded in 2010 to promote oral health in rural Eastern Maine. The Dental Center predominantly serves MaineCare/Medicaid recipients and operates the largest extern and portable dental programs in the state. The organization hosts dental externs from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health [ASDOH], Tufts University School of Dental Medicine [TUSDM], University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, and NYU College of Dentistry. Dr. Oh is faculty at TUSDM and ASDOH, and prior faculty at the University of Maine. He has lectured regularly at the University College of Bangor Dental Programs on Pediatric Dentistry, Community Health, and for their EFDA program. Dr. Oh is also a partner in M.D.I. Dental Arts, P.C., which operates dental offices in Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor on Mt. Desert Island.
Dr. Oh currently is the 149th President of the Maine Dental Association, previously serving as Vice-President, Chairman of the Executive Board, and Chair of the Council on Government Relations. He is on an advisory committee to the ADA Board of Trustees, the Governing Council of the Maine Oral Health Coalition, and is a professional consultant to the MaineCare Dental program, and is immediate past-chair of the ASDOH Alumni Board. He holds fellowships with the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the International College of Dentists, and in 2012 was presented with the Maine Oral Health Hero award. Dr. Oh graduated from ASDOH in 2008, and holds a certificate in Public Health from UNC-Chapel Hill. During dental school, he served as Chair and Vice-chair of the national ADEA Council of Students, Residents, & Fellows. In his community, he has participated on the boards of Child & Family Opportunities (regional Headstart grantee), and the regional Healthy Maine Partnership, Healthy Acadia.