Sally Lauterjung grew up in Dover, Ohio and
began her studies of dentistry at Ohio State
University in Columbus. After obtaining her
Certificate in Dental Hygiene, she was
accepted for admission to The College of
Dentistry in 1987. She quickly found her
love of working with children and was
accepted for post-doctoral training at the
Medical College of Georgia in Augusta,
Georgia after graduation.
The post-doctoral training program
encompassed disciplines such as behavior
guidance, care of the medically and
developmentally compromised and disabled
patients, supervision of orofacial growth
and development, caries prevention,
sedation, pharmacological management and
hospital dentistry, as well as other
traditional fields of dentistry. She
excelled at working with the other dental
and medical specialists at the Medical
College of Georgia hospital and University
Hospital there, providing comprehensive care
for hospitalized patients. Dr. Sally earned
the Hospital Dentistry award for outstanding
contribution to pediatric dental patients.
After completing her post-doctoral training,
she married and moved to Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, while her husband finished his
Masters degree. While there, she worked with
an outstanding pediatric dentist and
mastered the day-to-day workings of a
successful pediatric dental practice. The
Lauterjung's moved to Ohio in 1994 and Dr.
Sally opened her practice in 1995. Since
that time she has worked diligently to
provide the highest caliber pediatric dental
care for the children of Medina and its
Dr. Sally is currently a member of the
The American Dental Association
The Ohio Dental Association
The Medina Dental Society
The American Academy of Pediatric
She enjoys spending time with her husband
and three children. When time permits she
enjoys running, cooking and traveling with
Please welcome our new dentist,
Dr. Julie Rudgers Croft!
Julie Rudgers Croft, D.D.S.
Dr. Julie Rudgers Croft grew up in Norton, Ohio. She moved to Chicago in 1995 and attended DePaul University. Always having a love for children, she spent her college years working as a nanny. After achieving a degree in fine art and English, she became a graphic designer for eight years.
Desiring a change of careers, Dr. Julie attended dental school at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC). Upon completion, she was welcomed into the pediatric residency at UIC. Her post-doctoral training focused on caring for all children, with an emphasis on patients who are physically, medically or developmentally compromised. She earned a Master's in Oral Sciences while pursuing her certificate of specialty in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Julie moved from Chicago to the Akron
area to join Keystone Pediatric Dentistry
and to be closer to her family. A current
member of the American Dental Association
and the American Academy of Pediatric
Dentistry. She recently earned the
distinction of becoming a Diplomate,
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Julie enjoys spending time with her husband Jay, her daughters Maeve and Rory, her dog Jimmy, and traveling.