Meet The Doctors

Marcel Daneault Jr., DDS

Dr. Daneault graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and he completed his post-graduate work in the Advanced General Dentistry (AGD) residency program, where he served as Chief Resident. He continued as a part-time clinical faculty instructor in the AGD program for ten years, and he has worked in private practice since 2003.

Dr. Daneault’s dental philosophy is simple: quality first. His experience in dentistry is enhanced by a heartfelt concern for his patients’ oral health and overall best interest. He fosters a comfortable environment, delivers exceptional clinical care, and provides patients with personalized treatment, so they benefit from long-lasting results. Before graduating from dental school in 2001, Dr. Daneault’s worked in his father’s dental practice. Dr. Daneault is happily married to his wife Beth, and they live in Gahanna with their two sons.

Carolyn Bednar, DDS

Dr. Bednar grew up in Akron, Ohio. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from DePauw University, and then a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University. She has been a general dentist in Reynoldsburg since 1979.

Her interest in treating people with sleep apnea was sparked when she herself was diagnosed with the disorder. She has followed that passion through extensive training in dental sleep medicine, including a mini-residency at Tufts University. As a result, she has achieved the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Bednar is a member of the Columbus Dental Society, The Ohio Dental Association, The American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. She has been voted a Top Dentist by Columbus Monthly Magazine each year from 2015-2021.

Dr. Ahmed Elkhaweldi, DDS, MS

  • Case Western University affiliate MetroHealth Hospital, General Practice Residency
  • New York University College of Dentistry,
    • Advanced Implant Residency
    • Master of Science in Oral Biology
  • Tripoli University College of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Elkhaweldi grew up in the Mediterranean city of Tripoli, Libya where he earned his dental degree at Tripoli University College of Dentistry, and taught as a clinical instructor.  He continued his education at New York University College of Dentistry, where he completed an Advanced Implant Residency and earned a Master of Science in Oral Biology.  He went on to complete a two-year general practice residency at MetroHealth Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and holds a Diplomate status from the esteemed International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Elkhaweldi empowers his patients to have their healthiest smiles through education and personal attention to their individual needs and concerns. He ensures that every patient is informed and comfortable before beginning their dental treatment.

In his free time Dr. Elkhaweldi likes to go to the gym, play soccer, and attend Columbus Crew games. He also enjoys traveling to explore new cities and to attend professional conferences to stay current on state-of-the-art cosmetic and implant dentistry.