Geriatric and Oncology Dental Clinics

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Postle Hall, 3rd Floor
Park in 12th Ave. Garage


Comprehensive dental care for older adults or adult cancer patients of any age.
Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Our Geriatric and Oncology Dental Clinics provide comprehensive dental care for older adults or for adult cancer patients of any age.

Your dentists

Dr. Xi Chen earned his specialty degree in Geriatric Dentistry before completing his PhD in Health Informatics. His clinical focus is on dental care for older adults with complex medical histories. Dr. Chen’s research has been well supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 2012, and he has receive two R21 awards for his innovative research.

Dr. Matthew Messina graduated first in his class at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and was trained in hospital dentistry at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Messina has over 30 years of private practice experience in restorative dentistry. His focus is to minimize the risks of dental treatment for those patients who have undergone radiation treatment and/or bisphosphonate drug therapy.


Please email or fax us at 614-292-8244


Health and Safety

Visit our Health and Safety page to learn how we keep our dental clinics safe for you, our providers, and staff.

Services Provided

  • Biopsies
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Cleanings
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Dental exams
  • Dental oncology
  • Dentures/partials
  • Root canals
  • Emergency dental care
  • Extractions

Methods of Payment

Fees, Payment Options, Insurance

Please see the Methods of Payment page


Get Directions

3rd Floor, Postle Hall
(Park in 12th Ave. Garage)
305 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Illustrated map showing parking locations and Postle Hall

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Our Providers

Dr. Xi Chen
Xi Chen DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
Dr. Matthew Messina
Matthew J. Messina, DDS
Dental Clinic Director

For referrals, please email or fax us at 614-292-8244

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