A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services you and your family deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. The team at Tepe Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
We appreciate your selection of our office to serve your dental needs. Our goal is to provide the very best possible dental care for our patients so that each of you may achieve optimal dental health throughout your lifetime. We emphasize quality care, comfort, and convenience.
Dr. Larry Tepe is a native Westsider and attended Elder High School and Xavier University. After receiving his D.D.S. at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1977, he returned to Cincinnati to practice with his childhood dentist, Dr. McConnell Craig, at our present location in Cheviot. He is married to Jan and together they have two children and four grandchildren. Their son, Adam, is in marketing and lives with his wife, Mary, and daughter, Ava, in Columbia, South Carolina. Their daughter, Rachel, is also a dentist in Cincinnati, is married and has two sons.
Larry enjoys golfing, swimming, running, bicycling, reading, and gardening.
Dr. Jan Tepe is a native of Canton, Ohio, and graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in art. After having oral surgery while in college, she was inspired to go into the field of dentistry and became a dental hygienist before attending dental school at The Ohio State University. Jan graduated from dental school summa cum laude and is a member of the honorary societies Sigma Phi Alpha and Omicron Kappa Upsilon. After graduation, she worked for five years with the Procter and Gamble Company doing dental research. She left that job to spend more time with her children and return to private practice. Jan has practiced with Larry since 1989. In addition to private practice, she worked one day a week as a clinical instructor at the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry for nearly 11 years. Jan is married to Larry and together they have two children and four grandchildren. Their son, Adam, is in marketing and lives with his wife, Mary, and their two children, in Columbia, South Carolina. Their daughter, Rachel, is also a dentist in Cincinnati, is married and has two young sons.
Jan also enjoys swimming, golfing, skiing, bicycling, and reading.
Dr. Hubbell Smith is an Ohio native who grew up in Gallipolis, OH. Hubbell attended Miami University on an academic scholarship where he double majored in mathematics and chemistry. He graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the honorary Phi Beta Kappa. He chose to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his dental education. Hubbell graduated from the Adams School of Dentistry with honors and was inducted in the dental honorary fraternity, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Following dental school, Dr. Smith and his wife returned to the Cincinnati area where he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
When not at the dental office, Hubbell enjoys running, reading nonfiction, playing board games, and playing the piano. Although he never attended Ohio State, Dr. Smith is a huge Buckeye fan and can be found cheering for them on Saturdays in the fall. In the spring, he roots for the Tar Heels to make a deep run in the tournament. Hubbell is married to Kari who went to the University of Cincinnati where she majored in paralegal studies. She works as a contracts specialist in Cincinnati.
Everyone in this practice operates as a team member. All have been trained as professionals and take pride in our professional capability so that we may better serve you. We feel the more you know about our practice, the more we can be of service to you. If there are any questions, however, please do not hesitate to ask. By listening to your thoughts and ideas, we can continually make changes needed to provide you with the best service possible.