Dr. Brittany McCarthy grew up in Bexley and graduated from the Columbus School for Girls. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Duke University, with a minor in Chemistry. She graduated Cum Laude from Boston University with her Doctorate in Dental Medicine. While at Boston University she received awards for excellence in treatment planning and patient care, as well as the award for excellence in the field of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. McCarthy has been active in providing dental care to underserved and at-risk communities, volunteering her services to the Give Kids a Smile program and the Ohio State department of Pediatric Dentistry mobile dental H.O.M.E. facility. She also provides care for the underserved in our community through the Ohio Dental Association’s Dental Options program and volunteering in the dental clinic at the Ohio Department of Health. During dental school, she spent three months providing dental care to a rural community in New Hampshire. Dr. McCarthy has also been involved in the legislative aspects of the profession serving on the American Dental Association’s Political Action Committee (ADPAC) Board of Directors where she advocated for dental care for children and the underserved.
Following graduation from dental school Dr. McCarthy practiced in Cleveland and a suburb of Washington, DC before returning to Columbus to found McCarthy Dental Group. She is currently licensed in Ohio and an active member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Columbus Dental Society. She was a liaison to the ODPAC Board of the Ohio Dental Association and was elected to serve 4 years as the ADPAC Representative for Ohio and Indiana. She has been a member of (and Chair of) the Leadership Development Committee of the Ohio Dental Association. She is currently a member of the Finance Committee of the Ohio Dental Association. She is a delegate to the Ohio Dental Association and has served as a delegate to the American Dental Association. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Columbus Dental Society. She has been a member of the Spear Study Club & the Northeast Columbus Study Club. She attended a week-long Continuing Education course at the Pankey Institute, the premier center for learning and advancement in the dental profession and has attended multiple courses at the prestigous Spear Intstitute.
In 2013 Dr. McCarthy was honored to receive the Ohio Dental Association’s Rising Star Award & to be inducted as a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Dentists in 2019. In 2015 (and every year since) Dr. McCarthy has been voted a topDentist by her peers.
Dr. McCarthy has been a member of the Junior Leagues of Cleveland, Washington DC and Columbus. She enjoys volunteering, cooking, being outdoors, cycling and spending time with her husband Michael and their two children.
We are dedicated to giving each of our patients
the healthy smile they deserve!