Get to Know Dental Health Associates

Dental Health Associates believes in establishing life-long dental relationships with our patients by delivering consistent quality care. We also believe in:

  • Establishing and maintaining open communication with our patients in a respectful and friendly manner
  • Delivering quality and gentle care in a relaxing and stress-free environment
  • Offering patients a choice in treatment options
  • Educating patients about their oral health
  • Adhering to strict safety standards
  • Using only the highest quality dental materials to create long-lasting results
  • Updating our facility with the latest proven dental technologies
  • Undergoing continuous training and education courses to stay abreast of the latest dental practices

Meet Our Highly Experienced Dentists

William Huntzinger, DDS

William Huntzinger, DDSWilliam Huntzinger, DDS, is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve Dental School. He completed his dental residency program at St. Joseph Health Center in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Huntzinger has provided the highest quality of dental care to area residents since 1981 and has been active in Children’s Dental Health Month in the community. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Toledo Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Sports Dentistry, Academy of Sleep Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Huntzinger is also a founding member of the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants. Dr. Huntzinger regularly attends various continuing education courses each year to ensure our office is providing the best treatment possible for our patients. He has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, treatment of sleep apnea, and the management of dental anxiety. Dr. Huntzinger and his wife, Nancy, have two grown sons. Andrew followed in his father’s footsteps and is a dentist in Sylvania, where he also lives with his wife Jen and their two boys. Nate is a graduate of Lourdes University and is living in North Carolina where he owns an online business, www.menottees.com. Nancy and Dr. Huntzinger are both active in various community and church organizations, which have included coaching soccer and basketball, teaching Sunday school, and being a member of the park board. Dr. Huntzinger spends his spare time trying to improve his golf game, spending time with his grandsons Luke and Jake, staying current with the latest advances in computer technology, and attempting to remain calm during Ohio State football games!

Timothy Thetford, DDS

Timothy Thetford, DDSDr. Thetford has provided the highest quality of dental care to Swanton area residents since 1991. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Ohio State University. Dr. Tim completed his post graduate residency at the Medical College of Ohio, which allowed him to develop an expertise in treating children.

Dr. Thetford enjoys giving back to community through service. This has included mission trips to Honduras through the Swanton Rotary. It has also included volunteering his services to individuals at the Northwest Ohio Dental Center. He is a member of the American Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, Toledo Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Tim is a proud grandparent to Olivia, Teddy and Ben. Dr. Tim loves to spend time at his home, tending to his animals and garden.

Joseph Brennan, DDS

Joseph Brennan, DDSDr. Joseph Brennan is a lifelong Toledo resident, a graduate of St. John’s Jesuit High School, Miami University, and The Ohio State University School of Dentistry. After completing an extensive dental residency program at the University of Toledo/Medical College, he joined Dental Health Associates in 2004. Dr. Brennan continues to keep up on the newest dental techniques by consistently attending continuing education programs. He recently completed advanced training in CEREC dentistry and is a Spear Facility Club member.

Dr. Brennan holds memberships in the American Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Association, the Toledo Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Black Swamp Study Club. He also stays active in the community through his membership in Swanton Rotary Club and as a coach for CYO athletics.

Dr. Brennan and his wife Julie have four children and too many pets. When not in the office, you can find him either coaching his kids or cheering them on from the sidelines.

Alison M. Johnson, DDS

Alison M. Johnson, DDSDr. Johnson grew up in Maumee. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy in Toledo and then went on to Miami University and The Ohio State University School of Dentistry. Before becoming a dentist, Dr. Alison could be seen around our office helping the hygienists and sterilizing instruments. During her last year in dental school, she took part in Ohio Project through OSU, which allowed her to travel around the state doing outreach dentistry. She joined Dental Health Associates as a dentist in 2013.

Dr. Alison enjoys practicing general dentistry because she loves being able to treat all the members of a family, especially children. She believes that positive pediatric experiences can create a lifetime of great oral health. Dr. Alison recently completed the Six-Month Smiles course, allowing her to help adult patients who may not be satisfied with the appearance of their teeth. She is a member of the American Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, and the Toledo Dental Society.

Dr. Johnson and her husband David welcomed their first child, Olivia, in 2014. Their second child will be arriving in April of 2018. They enjoy spending time with their families and enjoying all of the parks and trails that Northwest Ohio offers.

To discuss your oral health needs with one of our top Swanton dentists, please contact us and schedule an appointment today.