Toledo native, J. Eric Hires, DDS, received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University. Following graduation, he spent two years in the Navy, improving upon the skills he learned in dental school. After his return, he moved back home to start his career with one goal in mind – to assemble the most talented team of dental professionals in the area and grow to become Toledo’s leading dental practice, a goal, that today, he can proudly consider accomplished.
Dr. Hires has attended post graduate dental courses at some of the best teaching venues around. He successfully completed all coursework at Misch International Implant Institute and also studied at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, LVI, where he received premier post graduate training in advanced cosmetic dentistry. In addition, he has completed literally hundreds of hours in Continuing Education courses in all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Hires strives to continually improve upon the technologies used and processes employed at Hires Dental Care. He stays current with emerging trends in dentistry, assuring his patients receive nothing but the best when it comes to their smiles.
Dr. Hires has three beautiful daughters and 5 grandchildren (4 more girls). He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing, and skiing.
Dr. Shreea Handa joined Hires Dental Care in January 2019. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Michigan – Dearborn and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.
To remain in step with current dental practices and technology, Dr. Handa has taken courses on implant, cosmetic, and aesthetic dentistry, as well as providing care to patients with disabilities and those of different cultural backgrounds. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry.
Dr. Handa has been a Michigan resident since she moved to the United States from New Delhi, India. She enjoys spending time with her parents and her younger sister, who is a pre-dental student at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. She enjoys staying active, and working out, and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Handa’s other hobby is exploring new places with friends and traveling around the world.
Dr. Jaslynn Kalsi first joined Hires Dental Care in July 2017. After moving back home to Orlando in late 2018, she realized just how much she missed the patients and staff at Hires Dental Care and returned a year later. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Michigan. She attended the University of Florida for her undergrad studies and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.
Dr. Kalsi spent two years at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry Comprehensive Care Clinic where she provided comprehensive treatment planning and dental care to patients. Her role also included internal rotations to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Dentistry Emergency and Urgent Care Clinic.
Dr. Ed Pantzlaff is an experienced dentist in oral surgery. He spent four years at the oral surgery residency at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, where he earned his MD and published numerous scholarly articles. He is a proud graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern College (Iowa). While at Northwestern College, he was a pitcher on the school’s baseball team.
As a devoted student, Dr. Pantzlaff presented the findings of his research at many renowned meetings, including those of the American Association of Dental Research, the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, and the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
In his free time, he enjoys spending a lot of time outdoors with his very energetic dog going on hikes, and jumping in lakes and streams. He has a flair for cooking a variety of different types of food and is open to trying any new recipes. He is a fan of tailgating and going to football, hockey, and baseball games.
Dr. Pantzlaff joined the practice because of our mutual commitment to provide terrific patient care in an environment of compassionate, dedicated, and fun-loving professionals.
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