|James L. Phipps, DDS
Dr. Phipps grew up in Ohio, New York, and California and returned to the region to finish high school in Sylvania, Ohio. His college undergraduate studies were in the Honors Program of the College of Administrative Science at the Ohio State University, majoring in marketing and finance. Dr. Phipps graduated from the College of Dentistry at OSU in 1975 and was accepted into a General Practice Residency program at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. The residency provided hospital based advanced training in anesthesia, medicine, surgery, and oral-facial trauma. The program also united Dr. Phipps and Dr. Levin in their career-long partnership.
Dr. Phipps is a member, and has held a seat on the Board of Directors of the Toledo Dental Society. Additionally he is a member in standing of the Ohio Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is a founding member and serves on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Study Club of Northwest Ohio. This elite organization provides case presentations, new technology, and mentoring to it’s members above those offered by component dental societies. The partners’ interest in advanced continuing education has carried over into their state of the art practice in Bowling Green.
Along with his partners, Jeff Levin and George Hebeka, Dr. Phipps is currently the team dentist for many of the men’s and women’s athletic teams at the Bowling Green State University. They provide similar services for the athletes at BGHS. The group practice of Drs. Phipps Levin, Hebeka, & Associates, Ltd. are proud long-time members of BGSU’s Falcon Club, President’s Club, and Champion’s Circle. Dr. Phipps is also a member of the Ohio State University President’s Club.
Dr. Phipps enjoys golf, boating, cooking, and most athletic events. His wife Deedee, whom he married in 1973, is a dental hygienist. They reside in Bowling Green and have three grown children and 3 grandchildren. Their youngest son, Ryan, who earned his DDS from "THE" Ohio State University works as an associate at the office of Drs. Phipps, Levin, & Hebeka.