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Meet The Doctor

Jim Karlowicz, DDS

Dr. Jim and his wife Connie have been happily married since 1973, and love working together for the benefit of Dr. Jim’s patients, the community, and the dental profession.  They are blessed with a son Jason, who lives in Dover, Ohio representing Zimmer Surgical Orthopedic sales and support. Jason and his wife, Marcie have four children, Alyssa, Ava, Alyvia and William bringing them great love and joy.



  • Born in Denver, CO
  • Raised in the Chicago, IL area
  • Attended Purdue University and
  • Received his DDS with honors from the University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Orthodontic advanced training - American Straightwire Orthodontic Association 2yr program - 1986
  • Served as a Navy dentist attached to the Fleet Marine Force
  • And has proudly been a Buckeye since 1977
  • 2010 Ohio Dental Association Leadership and Service Award

 Since moving to Dover, Dr. Jim has been involved in such community programs as:

  • Dover Rotary - giving he and Connie the opportunity to be host parents to 8 exchange students
  • St Joseph Church parish council and as a Eucharistic Minister
  • United Way Day Care Center Board
  • Tuscarawas County Trail & Greenspace Committee
  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Heritage Committee
  • Dover Schools Wellness Committee
  • Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured Board of Directors

Within his chosen profession, Dr. Jim has been actively involved in:

  • The Tuscarawas Dental Society
  • The Ohio Dental Association
  • The American Dental Association
  • The American College of Dentists
  • The International College of Dentists
  • The Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • ODA OPTIONS program
  • Give Kids A Smile program
  • Ohio Dental Association Foundation

When Connie is not helping in the office, she is involved with:

  • Union Hospital Board of Trustees
  • Union Hospital Auxiliary
  • The Alliance of the Ohio Dental Association
  • The Alliance of the American Dental Association (AADA)
  • The Foundation for Dental Health Education
  • The Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured
  • One of Connie's proudest achievements while president of the AADA, was her development and implementation of the AADA's national outreach program, Senior Smiles, which provided oral healthcare products and educational support to low-income and shut-in seniors throughout the USA.
  • Connie was selected as the recipient of the Ohio Dental Association's 2009 Achievement Award.  This award is given to select people who have made outstanding contributions to the dental profession and oral health.