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About Us

About Our Staff

Layman, Shirman & Associates Staff

We have been privileged to practice in the Northeastern Ohio area since 1994 and in Streetsboro since 2005. It is our goal to provide the very best dental care for our patients, so that each of you achieves optimal dental health throughout your lifetime.

Our entire staff operates as a team and we take great pride in the training and capabilities of each staff member. We want you to have the same confidence in our individual staff as we do and allow them the pleasure to serve you. We are proud of our ability to comprehensively care for your family’s dental needs from childhood through adulthood.

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Meet Dr. Layman

Martin W. Layman, DDS, FAGD

Martin W. Layman, DDS, FAGD, has been in the practice of dentistry since 1994. Prior to the evolution of Layman, Shirman & Associates, Inc. in 2009, Dr. Layman had been associated with its predecessor practice since 1995, and was instrumental in the development of the Streetsboro practice in 2005.

Dr. Layman has interest in all phases of general dentistry including restorative, prosthetics, cosmetics, root canal therapy, and surgery. He has special interests in early treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic problems.

Dr. Layman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Kent State University, and received his dental degree at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he received the Senior Student Award for excellence in general dentistry. Following this, Dr. Layman did additional residency training at The Ohio State University Hospital, which included rotations at Columbus Children’s Hospital and the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. In 2000, Dr. Layman became a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, which is a selective and prestigious honor of his commitment to ongoing continuing education.

Dr. Layman participates in the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, The Ohio Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He also participates in Ohio Dental Options, a program in which free and reduced-fee dentistry is performed for those in need. He has two children, Amanda and Samantha.

Meet Dr. Shirman

Dr. Sergei Shirman, DMD

Dr. Sergei Shirman, DMD, is a native of Mayfield Heights, Ohio and a top-five graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine where he was recipient of Academic Commendation and the Dean’s Award. He later completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Temple, Texas and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cleveland State University.

Dr. Shirman strives to provide comprehensive care and has interests in dental technology, implants, sedation, and cosmetic dentistry. He has volunteered at the Free Clinic of Cleveland and has donated care to the Give Kids a Smile program. He is a member of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, as well as the American Dental Association and Ohio Dental Association.

Dr. Shirman enjoys photography, music, and a variety of outdoor activities.

Meet Dr. Kresevic

Brian Kresevic, DDS, Dentist

Brian Kresevic, DDS, Dentist, has been in the practice of Dentistry since 1993. Dr. Kresevic has been involved in multiple private practices in Northeast Ohio. Dr. Kresevic was sole proprietor of a private dental practice in Ashtabula County, which he sold in 2008 after nine years of ownership. This has allowed him to advance his commitment to what he truly enjoys, the clinical practice of dentistry.

Dr. Kresevic has interest in many phases of dentistry including pediatrics, restorative, prosthetics, preventative, endodontics, sports, and cosmetics. He feels personal satisfaction in helping each of his patients achieve a confident and healthy smile in a low stress and comfortable environment.

Dr. Kresevic received his dental degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1993 and later completed training at the prestigious Nash Institute in the area of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Kresevic maintains his commitment to ongoing continuing education and strives to stay ahead of the latest techniques and procedures. He has also volunteered for organizations like Give Kids a Smile and Christina’s Smile which both provide much needed dental care to underprivileged children in our community.

Dr. Kresevic is an avid cyclist and has participated in many local charity and fun rides throughout northeast Ohio. He also enjoys travel, cooking, and the arts.