Why Choose Us?

You have a lot of dental choices in Chardon and Geneva! Choosing a dentist can be a very difficult decision and we hope you have a great experience no matter who you decide to visit. There are several things that should be found when looking for just the right dentist.

Your dental treatment should be a team effort. Regular maintenance at home can lead to easier visits in the dental chair, but should you need further care, we would present you with several choices. Our dentists will work within your goals and provide you with treatment options. Because dentistry is not a “one size fits all” proposition, your needs and desires are always taken into consideration by our team. At our dental offices, your needs and plans are important, so we will work to provide the best dental care for the real world.

Your choice in dental office should be ready for almost any situation. The mark of a great dentist is being able provide great treatment, but also being ready to refer to the proper specialist if needed. That knowledge is gained by taking classes and keeping up with the latest trends in treatment, in and out of the office. This knowledge will be the key for you to have the best treatment possible.

Dr. Cooper Owens, DDS

Dentist, Owner

Dr. Owens was raised in Orange County, California and attended UC San Diego. He received his bachelor’s degree in BioChemistry/Chemistry in 1998. He then attended University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Owens was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship by the US Air Force. Upon graduating in 2002, Dr. Owens was commissioned as a Captain in the USAF where he served as a dentist for 6 years. His active duty service began by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH.

He married his wife Theresa, a Geauga County native, in 2003. After serving additional tours in Oklahoma and Hawaii, Dr. Owens was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 2008 and moved with his young family to Chardon, OH. He began running the Geneva office in 2008, and eventually took over for the retired Dr Caine in the Chardon office, in 2014. Dr. Owens and Theresa live in Chardon with their 4 children: Malia, Malakai, Moriah, and Maeve.

Dr. Darlyne Frazee, DDS


Dr. Darlyne Frazee grew up in South Euclid, Ohio and graduated from Charles F. Brush High School. She studied Dentistry at The Ohio State University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1993. Dr. Frazee completed a General Practice Residency at Metro Health Medical Center before entering private practice. She has been providing dental care to her patients in Geneva for over 20 years.

Dr. Frazee is married to Dr. Troy Frazee, an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Cleveland. They have three wonderful children: Chase, Taylor, Elise, and a French Bulldog Rosie. Dr.Frazee volunteers with her daughter at Rescue Village, Geauga County’s Humane Society.

Dr. Tom Drockton, DDS


Dr. Tom Drockton was born and raised in Chesterland, Ohio. After attending West Geauga High School, Dr Drockton graduated with honors from John Carroll University with his bachelor’s in Biology. He also graduated with honors from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2013. Dr. Drockton completed a General Practice Residency at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Hospital. 

He began working with Dr. Owens in 2014, and continues providing excellent care to our patients in the Geneva office. Dr. Drockton and his wife, Trisha, live in the Chardon area and have two beautiful children: Ann and Peter. They are members of St Helen’s Church in Newbury

Pat Rose – Office Manager

Chardon Office

  • Margaret Peska – Patient Coordinator
  • Betsy Hinesley, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Jenny Krahe, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Barb Campana, CDA – Dental Assistant

Geneva Office

  • Diana Schmidt – Patient Coordinator
  • Barb Police, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Brenda King, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Peggy Horwatt, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Nancy Gottron, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Mary Ann Hagan, RDH – Dental Hygienist
  • Dawn Goss, CDA – Extended Function Dental Assistant
  • Stephanie Orgel, CDA – Extended Function Dental Assistant
  • Sharon Shriver, CDA – Dental Assistant
  • Erin Steele, CDA – Dental Assistant

Chardon Location

Geneva Location

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