"We strive to provide the best possible care, customized to the individual needs of each patient, and to provide care as comfortably, safely and efficiently as possible. " - Dr. Nightingale

Dr. Scott Nightingale was born and raised in Toledo.  He received his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan and Bowling Green State University and attended the Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he graduated Doctor of Dental Surgery, summa cum laude.  He served as a dentist in the United States Navy at the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland and the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis.  He spent three years as a Resident in Periodontics at the world famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he obtained Specialty Certification in Periodontics.  During this time he conducted research and published articles on root surface conditioning and periodontal reattachment as well as vesiculobullous disease of the oral mucosa.  He earned a Master of Science in Dentistry degree from the University of Minnesota, before returning home to Toledo to practice Periodontics.

Dr. Nightingale is active in the community and has assumed leadership roles in several professional organizations.  He is committed to excellence and has constantly updated his skills and the technical capabilities of his practice.  He was one of the first practitioners in our area to use osseointegrated dental implants and bone regeneration procedures.  He enjoys lifelong learning and routinely acquires two to three times the required hours of continuing education.  He enjoys golf, the outdoors and his family.  He and his wife Linda reside in Sylvania and are parents of four grown children.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of Osseointegration (Dental Implants)
  • Midwest Society of Periodontology
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • Ohio Academy of Periodontists - Past President
  • Toledo Dental Society - Past President
  • Black Swamp Dental Study Club - Board of Directors
  • Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy (International Dental Service Honorary)
  • Flower Hospital Medical Staff

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