Nicholas Kerns, DDS

Dr. Nicholas Kerns (Dr. Nick), is the proud owner of Columbus Pediatric Dentistry. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University and proceeded to obtain a Master’s of Science degree at Case Western Reserve University. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, cum laude, at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Kerns completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. In 2015, he achieved Board Certification and Diplomate status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

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Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Outside of his professional career, Dr. Kerns leads a very active life. He enjoys running, road biking, golf, tennis, cooking, and swimming. Dr. Nick and his wife, Jordanna, live in Upper Arlington with their little dog, Penny Sue. He is passionate about giving back to the community and has been involved in multiple community service projects and organizations including Operation Smile, the Special Olympics, and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. In addition, he provides free dental care to the local underserved community through KidSMILES and Give Kids a Smile.


  • The Ohio State University – DDS
  • Case Western Reserve University – Master of Science
  • Miami University – Bachelor of Science


  • Board Certified Diplomate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry