Dr. Mark A. O’Banion

Mark A. O’Banion, D.M.D. – Top Endodontist

Dublin, OH  – Mark A. O’Banion, D.M.D., is being recognized as a Top Endodontist for his outstanding contributions in the field of Medicine in acknowledgment for his dedication to providing patient-centered care with Capital Endodontics.

Led by respected endodontic specialist, Dr. O’Banion, Capital Endodontics offers expert professional care in two of their state of the art facilities at 6670 Perimeter Drive, Suite 250 in Dublin, Ohio and at 26 East Main Street in Lexington, Ohio. With an overall nearly 20 year specialty experience, both locations provide a wide array of endodontic procedures including, root canal therapy, endodontic retreatment, regenerative procedures, apicoectomy surgery, reimplantation, treatment of dental trauma and dental emergencies.

An acclaimed endodontist, Dr. O’Banion has devoted his skills to serving patients at Capital Endodontics for many years. He specializes in utilizing cutting edge equipment, including surgical microscopes, endoscopes, digital radiography, nickel-titanium rotary instrumentation, CBCT 3D X-Ray, ultrasonics and Fotona lasers. Dr. O’Banion continuously strives to learn the newest techniques to provide the highest standard of professional care.

To prepare for his career, Dr. O’Banion graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine in 1998, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine and was also valedictorian. Furthering his studies, he attended a General Practice Residency at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio in 1999. He then earned his Endodontic Specialty Certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.

A frontrunner in his field, Dr. O’Banion has maintained active memberships with the American Association of Endodontics, Illinois Endodontic Association, Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club, Ohio Endodontic Association, Spear Study Club, Sfumato and Seattle Study Clubs.

In recognition of his educational and professional successes, Dr. O’Banion is a recipient of several awards throughout his career. He is most proud earning his Board Certified with the American Board of Endodontics, which is a rigorous process including a written examination, challenging case presentations, and oral evaluation. He is now considered a Diplomate with the ABE. He received the Student Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Award, for graduating with the highest class rank. Additionally, he received the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award four consecutive years, Periodontal Surgery Award, ICOI Pre-Doctoral Implant achievement award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Award, Paul W. Clopper Memorial Foundation and Illinois Hospital Scholarship awards.

Dr. O’ Banion has always strived for and maintained an impeccably clean office. His standards have always met or exceeded the various OSHA, ADA , and CDC guidelines. He uses many one-time-use materials, sterilizing procedures at Capital Endodontist utilize a Hydrim instrument washer. This is the latest technology in instrument reprocessing.  Further, our autoclave is tested with an SPS Medical Steam plus Sterilizer Integrator in each and every cycle, ensuring sterile instruments and never cross contamination.

With the new COVID-19 guidelines, Dr. O’Banion once again rises to the challenge. At Capital Endodontist you can expect the utmost in disinfection. All surfaces, including doorknobs are wiped down, patients are prescreened, and our scheduling promotes social distancing. We have acquired additional PPE including gowns, and surgical caps, N95 masks, face shields and acrylic shields at the front desk counters. Behind the scenes, he and his staff use air purifying systems using UV-C light to turn over and disinfect the room air in approximately 5 minutes providing surgically clean air. Additionally, we utilize room fogging machines to disinfect treatment areas in between every patient in addition to standard CDC guidelines.

When not providing incredible service for his patients, Dr. O’Banion keeps busy with many hobbies and interests. He stays busy my reading the latest endodontic journals. He also enjoys cycling, running, triathlons, drawing, painting, listening to music and hanging out with friends and family.

For more information, please visit: https://www.capendocolumbus.com

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