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Our Mission

Our dental practice is focused exclusively on endodontic care. We have the most technologically advanced office in the area, utilizing Surgical Operating Microscopes as well as digital radiography. Our dedicated team will provide the highest standard of care in a compassionate and comfortable environment.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Casandra Tessaro is a Cleveland native and a 2010 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. She received her advanced specialty training in endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. During this time, she also worked in a private practice limited to endodontics. Dr. Tessaro served as an instructor at Penn's Microscope Training Center, where participants from around the world are instructed in the use of microsurgical techniques. Dr. Tessaro is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Rick Schleder is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he graduated cum laude.  After serving two years in the US Public Health Service in Pennsylvania, he returned to Ohio State and completed his endodontic residency and obtained a master’s degree.  He’s had a full time endodontist practice in Lake County since 1984.  Dr. Schleder has been a guest lecturer at Lakeland Community College department of Hygiene for thirty years, and teaches endodontics one day a month at a General Practice Residency in Bangor Maine.  He is a past president of the Ohio Association of Endodontists.




8224 Mentor Avenue
Suite 114
Mentor , OH 44060

(440) 255-7500
(440) 974-3288