Meet the Doctor
There's a reason people keep coming to Spring Valley Dental. That's because there is great satisfaction in going to a dentist you know and trust. Our Team has been practicing for over 20 years. Their care and concern for patients has brightened thousands of smiles.
Mark R. Bedford, D.D.S.
Mark R. Bedford DDS received his degree in dentistry from Case Western Reserve University in 1978. Dr. Bedford is a member of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. He is a member of the Ohio Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy.
Dr. Bedford attended the yearlong post-graduate course Gnathological Occlusion and Oral Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He has done extensive work in reconstructive dentistry, and has 30 years experience in cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ).
Dr. Bedford has focused on comprehensive treatment, incorporating an emphasis on preventive dentistry. One of his many hobbies is glass blowing. He has worked extensively at a private studio with Rene Culler and has taken advanced courses at Corning Museum of Glass. His other hobbies include ceramics, backpacking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, and cooking.
Dr. Bedford has two sons. Jordan received his BS in chemical engineering from Case Western University and his Masters Degree in Materials Science and Engineering and Masters of Business Administration from MIT. He is presently working for a pharmaceutical company in Boston, Massachusetts. Tyler, his younger son, is presently enrolled in medical school at St. George's University and will be training his final two years at Lincoln Hospital, New York. He plans on specializing in Emergency Medicine.