Meet Brian Hivick DDS & Team
Chagrin Family Dental Care
Chagrin Falls dentist Dr. Hivick along with his entire team welcome you to our dental practice! Every member of our team is dedicated to making your visit exceptional in every way. Any time you have a need or a question, don’t hesitate to ask us so that we can better take care of you.
Our goal as a dental team is to take a patient-centered approach to comprehensive dental care, and our mission is to educate patients in all aspects of oral health and have them take control of the decisions related to their care.
We hope to provide an atmosphere that will make patients comfortable, calm, and eager to be engaged in decision making as well as provide the most reliable, trusted, and effective treatments available to meet the patient’s needs.
Meet Our Team
Brian M. Hivick, DDS
Dr. Brian Hivick graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after studying Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toledo for his undergraduate education. He then continued his studies at Summa Health System’s Akron City Hospital, where he completed a rigorous general practice residency program – including training in implant placement and restoration, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and endodontics. Upon completion of the program, he received top honors as an Outstanding Resident in periodontal therapy and endodontics.
Most recently, Dr. Hivick serves as a Resident Clinical Instructor at Summa Health System and cares for his patients at Chagrin Family Dental Care. He continually furthers his knowledge in dental implants, cosmetic procedures, and the role dentistry plays in treating individuals who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He is Invisalign certified, has taken numerous courses in cosmetic dentistry, and is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, International Dental Implant Association, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Hivick brings the very latest techniques that dentistry has to offer and combines them with thoughtful and caring attention to your continued care.
Dr. Hivick is an avid Cleveland sports fan who enjoys outdoor activities, travel, and playing with his chocolate lab. He married his beautiful wife, Ricca, in 2013 and they currently reside in Auburn. He is involved with the Heights Dental Study Club and also is involved with the Chagrin Valley Jaycees. He looks forward to increasing his role as an active participant in the greater Chagrin Falls / South Russell Community.
Lorraine, CDA - Dental Assistant
Lorraine has over 20 years of dental assisting experience, joining the practice in July 2014. She takes pride in helping patients feel at ease so that they are provided with the best possible care and experience at Chagrin Family Dental Care. Recently, Lorraine married her husband, Steve, and they currently reside in West Farmington with their 4 wonderful dogs.
Kim, RDH, CDA - Dental Hygienist
Kim joined Chagrin Family Dental Care in January 2017. She has over 20 years of combined experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). She is very knowledgeable and looks forward to helping you with all of your dental healthcare needs in order to achieve and maintain optimal oral health. Kim has founded a non-profit dog rescue which specializes in a Hospice and Senior Care Program for senior dogs in need. Kim and her husband Frank live in Chesterland and enjoy all types of outdoor activities such as hiking, shooting, and traveling when possible.
Melissa, CDA , EFDA - Office Manager
Melissa is currently the Office Manager at Chagrin Family Dental Care, joining the team in September 2016. With over 13 years of experience in the dental field, her certifications not only as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) from the Choffin Career & Technical Center but also as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) provider from Case Western Reserve University make her exceptionally qualified to work with patients. She truly enjoys making people's smiles great and is so happy to be part of such a comprehensive practice and talented team! In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities and sports with her three children Ava, Logan, and Stella, and her wonderful husband Ryan.