Self PortraitDr. Steven Fudge is a 1979 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He earned his B.A. in microbiology in three years, and then went on to earn his D.D.S. in just three more years. While attending dental school, he received numerous recognitions and awards, including the Johnson & Johnson Preventive Dentistry Award.

Following graduation, Dr. Fudge accepted an invitation to participate in the General Practice Residency Program at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. In the year following his residency, he was appointed the Assistant Director of the Residency and Director of the dental clinic at St. Vincent.

Dr. Fudge began private practice in 1981, in Paulding, Ohio, moving to Sylvania in 1988. In December 1998, after months of design and planning, Dr. Fudge moved into his current location at 4913 Harroun Rd.

During his years of private practice, Dr. Fudge has been on the dental hygiene faculty of Owens Technical College and Lima Technical College. He has taught classes in head and neck anatomy, embryology, histology, radiographic interpretation, pathology, and pharmacology. He has also been a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Michigan Dental School, teaching in the General Practice Residency Program at University Hospitals.

"Dr. Fudge's hobbies include golf and singing.  He is currently tenor section leader of the Grammy Award winning UMS Choral Union, based in Ann Arbor.  The Choral Union collaborates with the Detroit Symphony, the Toledo Symphony and has performed Handel's Messiah yearly since 1879.  Dr. Fudge has sung the Star Spangled Banner and O' Canada for the Mudhens and the Walleye."

Dr. Fudge has previously been on the staff of Flower Hospital and lectured at the Diabetes Center and the Family Practice Residency. He is currently on the staff of UTMC, involved in teaching in the Dental General Practice Residency. He is a member of the Toledo Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Fudge continues his training each year by attending many hours of continuing dental education pertaining to dental procedures, techniques, devices, and patient care. He is a founding board member of the Great Black Swamp Dental Study Club, an affiliate of the Seattle Study Club. He has been a member of the ADA Clinical Evaluator Panel and participates in the Case Western Reserve University Dental Practice Based Research Network.

 

Dr. Fudge lives in Sylvania with his wife, Jan, an occupational therapist who works with special needs children.  The Fudge's children, Allison and Ben, live in Boston and Seattle.