Alan R. Kiefer, DDS
Dr. Kiefer is a graduate of Wooster High School, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from The Ohio State University, and a DDS from The Ohio State University. A Navy veteran like his father before him, Dr. Kiefer worked for the Indian Health Service in San Diego before returning to Wooster to enter private practice.
A graduate of Leadership Wooster and the Wooster Citizen’s Police Academy, Dr. Kiefer was named Leadership Wooster Distinguished Alumnus in 2013. He has also served on the vestry and was formerly a Junior Warden at St. James Episcopal Church. Dr. Kiefer formerly served on the board of Wayne Center for the Arts and currently serves on the board of the Viola Startzman Free Clinic where he has served as a volunteer clinician since the Clinic’s inception in 1995. He was awarded “Volunteer of the Year for the state of Ohio by the Ohio Association of Free Clinics in 2017. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of both Sigma Chi and Psi Omega fraternities.
Dr. Kiefer and his wife Jackie have two daughters, Kirstin and Elizabeth, as well as two grandsons, Evan and Keaton living in Columbus. Dr. Kiefer lives in Wooster with Jackie where he enjoys sailing and playing double bass.
Ferenc N. Relle, DDS
Dr. Relle graduated from Miami University of Ohio, and then The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2005. Before returning to his hometown, Wooster, he practiced in the Columbus and Dayton areas. He moved back to Wooster in 2011 with his wife, Rachel, who also grew up in Wooster. They have three children: Kalie, Calen, and Emmett.
Dr. Relle is a committed participant of the Pankey Institute, where he attends continuing education courses and study clubs to specialize his practice and services. He thoroughly enjoys learning new cutting edge dental technology and how it can help his patients.
Dr. Relle is committed to giving back to his community. He volunteers monthly at the Viola Startzman Free Clinic to provide dental services and has traveled to Honduras with Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) to provide dental care in many poor, rural areas. Dr. Relle is also active in his children’s schools, coaching soccer, and at his church.
Zachary Sherman, DDS
Dr. Zachary Sherman is a true Buckeye with an undergraduate degree and a DDS from The Ohio State University. He returned to his hometown of Cincinnati to complete a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Cincinnati Dental Center before moving to Wooster to enter private practice. Dr. Sherman has an energetic persona and loves to work out and spend time outdoors with his wife, Dina, who is also a dentist and graduate from OSU. They married in May 2018 and have made Wooster their new home together.
Dr. Sherman enjoys being engaged in the community as an active member of the Rotary Club. He also spends time as a volunteer clinician at Viola Startzman Free Clinic. And, as a former competitive wrestler for twelve years, Dr. Sherman is now giving back as a coach for Wooster’s youth wrestling program.
Dr. Sherman is well-trained in providing comprehensive care, advanced implant restorations, and occlusion-related disease, among other things. He is Spear, Spectrum, and Pankey Institute trained, is currently a member of study clubs for all three. He is always eager to learn more so he can further his knowledge and experience in the field of dentistry. Dr. Sherman is excited to continue to grow and further his involvement in the Wooster community.
Dina Farah, DDS
Dr. Dina Farah has continued the Buckeye tradition at Wooster Dental with an undergraduate degree and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University. She then married her husband, Dr. Zach Sherman, and completed a year-long General Practice Residency in her hometown of Canton at Canton Mercy Medical Center. She and her husband are settling into Wooster and are looking forward to growing their roots here together.
Dr. Dina Farah is very active and loves to work out, and has a passion for motivating others. She is a group fitness instructor and also loves spending time outdoors running or biking. She has completed multiple triathlons and loves Wooster’s active community. Dr. Farah also enjoys engaging in public service, and participates in free dental days, including screenings and providing treatment.
Dr. Farah is an active member of the Spear Study Club and is also a member of the Ohio Dental Association and American Dental Association. She is enthusiastic about furthering her dental education and experience, and plans to attend the Pankey Institute this year. As a new member to the community, Dr. Farah is thrilled to grow and serve Wooster.