About Ruth Bol, D.D.S.
California native Dr. Ruth Bol is a pediatric dentist at Meharry Medical Group’s Total Health Medical and Dental Clinic in Antioch.
She is a graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Calif.
Dr. Bol completed her pediatric residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. During her residency, she participated in the Maternal Child Health Bureau leadership program, and she also received her master’s degree in Public Health. Dr. Bol also participated in the American Dental Association Diversity and Leadership Institute.
Dr. Bol has a passion for changing the way children receive dental treatment. While residing in California, she offered young patients Pet Therapy with the help of her beloved Pug “Deogy.” Additionally, she offered sedation services to help ensure a positive lifelong relationship between each patient and their dentist.
Dr. Bol is an American Indian from the Comanche tribe in Lawton, Okla. She has worked with America Indian tribes as a dentist and dental director in underserved communities.
Before joining Meharry, Dr. Bol served as the Assistant Dental Director of New York University-Lutheran’s Dental Residency Program in the Nashville area. She also served as an Assistant Professor at Western University School of Health Sciences.
Dr. Bol is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, the American Dental Association and various other dental professional groups.