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Our team

Dentistry services in Cincinnati, OH

Beautiful smiles are our business
Let the dentistry experts at our Cincinnati, OH office make sure you have something to smile about! Franklin, Plotnick & Carl believes in giving you the best dental experience possible. We do that by hiring licensed professionals with many hours of training. Meet Franklin, Plotnick & Carl's dentistry team!

Dr. Sanford Franklin DDS

Dr. Franklin attended Walnut Hills High School, University of Cincinnati, and Ohio State College of Dentistry, where he graduated Cum Laude in 1962. From 1962 to 1964 he was a dentist in the US Navy in Great Lakes, Illinois. He began private practice in Pleasant Ridge in 1964 and has been practicing there for over 36 years. He was President of the Cincinnati Dental Society in 1989 and President of the Ohio Dental Association in 1997. Dr. Franklin has been elected to the following honoraries: Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and International College of Dentists. He is married to Toby Franklin and they are parents of 2 grown children.

Dr. Richard Plotnick DDS

Dr. Plotnick grew up in Cincinnati and attended Xavier University for undergraduate studies and the University of Cincinnati for graduate school. He graduated from Case Western University Dental School and has practiced dentistry in our Pleasant Ridge office since 1977.

Dr. Michael Carl DDS

Dr. Carl is a graduate of Ohio State Dental School and did a 1-year general practice residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital of Cleveland, Ohio. He has practiced dentistry in our Pleasant Ridge office since 1985. He is active in the Cincinnati Dental Society and the Ohio Dental Association. He and his wife Kathy have 2 children, Kelly and Ryan.

Office Personnel


Billie is our Office Coordinator in charge of our insurance and billing. The Office staff is always courteous and professional! Etta and Heather B will be able to handle all of your needs.


Hygiene Department


Our Hygienists are very experienced and always put the patient first! The full time staff includes Heather H, Wendy, Jenifer, and Alla 
Dentistry services in Cincinnati, OH
 Our Assistants are Christol, Michelle, and Lauren 

Lab technician

Tony is our full-time in-house Lab Technician. He is a 1987 graduate of Columbus State Community College, field of study in Dental Laboratory Technician with an Associate Degree in Science. He has been fabricating full and partial dentures since 1989. 
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