Meet the Doctors

Dr. Michael E. Gallagher

Dr. Michael Gallagher is a 1983 graduate of Case Western University School of Dentistry.

A leader in his profession, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. He served as President of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, and initiated the “Smile Cleveland” campaign in 1990. He has served on numerous committees on the local, state and national level. He is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and Academy of Sports Dentistry. He has appeared in Northern Ohio Live been chosen by his peers as the of the Top Dentists in Northeast Ohio and a "Top Dentist in Cleveland" as seen in Cleveland Magazine 2009-2011.

Dr. Gallagher is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honorary. He is the recipient of an Achievement Award for the “Cares for Kids” campaign to prevent child abuse. He is on staff at Fairview Hospital. Dr. Gallagher is a senior clinical instructor in the AEGD Resident program at the CWRU School of Dentistry. He is a member of the West Park Kiwanis and served on the Board of Directors at St. Joseph Academy for 4 years. He currently serves as a trustee for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He coached track and cross country at St. Bernadette parish for 10 years, and served on the Athletic Board. He is currently the head cross country coach at St. Ignatius High School.

Dr. Gallagher and his wife Cathy have 3 children. He is an avid gardener, runner and triathlete.


Dr. Gregory M. Beten


Dr. Gregory Beten is a 1993 graduate of the Case School of Dental Medicine.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. He has served on numerous committees on the local, state level including the Annual Session Planning Committee. He has chaired on numerous local dental study groups. Dr. Beten served as President of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society for the 2008-209 year.

Dr. Beten is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honorary.

He was recognized by his peers as the 2003 recipient of the N. Wayne Hyatt Rising Star Award, presented for outstanding service to the profession and its members. He has been elected as one the the Top Dentists in America by the Consumers Research Council for 2004-2009.

Dr. Beten and his wife, Diane, have two children. He is an accomplished amateur golfer.


Dr. Brian Gallagher


West Park Dental, 17001 Albers Avenue, welcomes Dr. Brian Gallagher to the practice.

A recent graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, he graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 2007 and ran track and cross country at OSU and Miami University (Ohio), where he graduated with a BA in Zoology in 2012. He is an assistant coach for the St. Ignatius High School cross country team. Dr. Brian is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. He is a certified Invisalign orthodontic provider, as well as a member of the West Park Young Professionals group. Dr. Brian is the son of Dr. Michael E. Gallagher and is excited to join the West Park Dental team.

He is accepting new patients. Call 216-941-5535.