Meet Dr. Whipps

Upper Arlington’s Very Own Family Dentist!

Born and raised in Upper Arlington, Dr. Rudyard “Rudy” Whipps prides himself on delivering the best dental care possible while treating every patient like family. He enjoys spending time with his three daughters, skiing and traveling. When he’s not providing comfortable, low-pressure care at the Kingsdale office, you can find him powering through his daily workouts at UA Fitness!

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A Proud Member of the Upper Arlington Community

“Most of the families I grew up with are still here! This is an incredible community – very tight-knit. We are a very proud community with so many good and wholesome people, which translates to great patients! I’ve been here, anchored here, for my entire life; so I feel obligated to provide the best oral care for the town that I grew up in. Also, it’s always fun when patients walk in – sometimes, they’re folks I haven’t seen in 3 decades.”

Where He “Cut His Teeth” In The Dental Industry

Dr. Whipps attended Ohio Wesleyan University for his undergrad degree in Pre-Professional Biology. Upon graduation, Dr. Whipps moved to Seattle, WA. and worked as a dental assistant for three years. It was here that Dr. Whipps realized his passion for providing the best oral health care possible. Dr. Whipps returned to Columbus in 1996 to attend the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry and graduated in 2000 near the top of his class!

Dr. Whipps was immediately accepted into the Hospital General Practice Residency Program at the Ohio State University Hospital. Upon finishing his Hospital residency, Dr. Whipps was hired as a Faculty Instructor in the graduate program where he worked until 2007.

His Professional Associations & Accolades:

  • The American Dental Association
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • Columbus Dental Society
  • Upper Arlington Rotary
  • Upper Arlington Civic Association Alumni
  • Volunteer at the Upper Arlington Lutheran Church

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