Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Caruso is a native of Cortland, Ohio. He attended Kent State University and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1996. Dr. Caruso has completed advanced training in a general practice residency at Forum Health Northside Hospital in Youngstown and conscious sedation training at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Caruso also taught as a faculty attending dentist at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center and is a member of the ADA, ODA, AGD, Crown Council, and Cordyn Palmer Dental Society.
Dr. Caruso and his wife Melissa have three children, Anthony, Gianna, and Sofia and three chocolate labrador retrievers. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children swimming, golfing, hunting or watching his youngest daughter performing in dance competions, and the high school band. He and his family are avid Buckeye fans. Go Bucks!!!
Dr. Caroline Bateman has been in private practice since 2013. She was raised in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, spending her summers on Topsail Island. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a degree in Biology. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. After dental school, she practiced in New Jersey just outside of New York City while her husband finished his residency. Her husband, Robert, is an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon and an Ohio native. They have one daughter, Vivienne. When she isn't in the office, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and visiting her parents on Topsail Island.