Stoner Periodontic Specialists Staff
Ryan Glass/RDH and Implant Treatment Coordinator
Biography: Ryan graduated from THE Ohio State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. He was even a Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists’ team member during his time at OSU. Ryan particularly enjoys the surgical aspects connected with his job as well as the wonderful opportunity for patient interaction. In his previous life, Ryan was a storm chaser! He would love to visit the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. He is a sports enthusiast with obvious loyalty to the Buckeyes. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons and he loves to travel.
Katie Rausch/Dental Assistant
Biography: Katie joined Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists in 2006 while finishing up her studies at the Ohio Institute of Health Careers. She graduated with her radiology certificate. She loves working in the dental field because of the interaction she has with patients and the ability to help them achieve optimal dental health. When she’s not at work she enjoys time spent with her family, friends, and her dog. Katie adores her baby nephew and niece! In her free time, Katie enjoys using her talented makeup skills to beautify others. Katie is a Columbus expert in dining out.
Biography: Amanda has worked with Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists since July of 2012. She graduated with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from James A. Rhodes State College in Lima, Ohio in June of 2012. Amanda loves working as a hygienist because she believes she can change lives one smile at a time. When not working Amanda can be found spending time with her teenage daughter, Adrien and her family. Amanda enjoys swimming, camping and cookouts.
Jane Kidder/Marketing Coordinator
Biography: Jane is a Columbus native & serves not only as our Marketing Coordinator but as our Lecture Series Administrator. Her background is extensive in customer service, accounting & promotions. She joined the practice in August of 2014 after discussing marketing & promotion ideas during her post op. That’s right, Jane was a patient first! It was a natural fit for her particularly because her experience with the team & doctors was such an impressive one. The communication she witnessed between the staff was seamless and she wanted to let everyone know, firsthand. When not at work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter, fishing, hiking camping, etc. Jane finds joy in volunteering with Hospice of Central Ohio & is active in her daughter’s 4H club. Jane welcomes your input about your patient experience & would like to hear from you.
Biography: Lewis was born and raised right here in Columbus, Ohio and currently lives in Grove City with his wife Tiffany, and his two boys, Luke and John. The family pet is an English Bulldog named Lola. Lewis graduated from Grove City High School 1998. He then went on to pursue a degree in the dental field, at THE Ohio State University. In 2003 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Lewis was the recipient of the 2003 Hu-friedy Golden Scaler Award, which recognizes the student with the best hand and clinical skills. In his spare time Lewis enjoys coaching his boys’ football and wrestling teams. He also likes the outdoors and you can find him most of the summer and fall camping or hiking in southern Ohio with his wife and kids.
Biography: Whitney graduated with her Associate of Applied Science in Dental hygiene degree from Sinclair Community College in 2009. After working for five years in general dentistry, she was ready to make a change and joined Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists in June of 2014. She has really enjoyed the transition and particularly enjoys the surgical aspects of the job. She loves working with patients towards a goal of overall health through education and treatment. Outside of work, Whitney spends her time with friends and family. She is from Urbana, Ohio and loves the small town life.
Biography: Robin joined Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists in September 2014 with 12 years of prior periodontal experience in the central Ohio region. She values the communication, interaction and ability to impact, not only each patient’s oral health, but his or her overall health. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Clint. Some of her hobbies include cooking (her husband says she is the BEST cook ever), gardening, antiquing, and reading. She and her husband just recently welcomed their first child & are very busy being new parents.
Tara Yutzy/Administrative Support
Biography: Tara graduated from a comprehensive Dental Assisting program in 1991. After several years working in general practice in Pennsylvania, she joined Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists in 2002. On any given day you will be lucky to be greeted by her warm & sincere attitude. Tara is available to answer your questions and make you feel comfortable while spending time in our office. When she is not supporting our office & clinical teams she is engaged in numerous basketball, soccer & 4H events with her three busy children.
Biography: Sarah graduated from THE Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2015. Sarah really enjoys the dental field because of the impact she can have on her patients’ overall health. Sarah comes from a small town in Eastern Ohio and goes back as often as she can. In her free time, she likes to travel, read, and spend time with her family and friends.
Biography: Kristen graduated from Lorain County Community College in 2009 with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Kristen moved from Cleveland to Columbus in 2012. Kristen really enjoys being a treatment coordinator at Stoner Periodontics because she is able to utilize her clinical knowledge and skills to assist patients in having a better understanding of their treatment. In her free time, Kristen enjoys going on hiking and camping trips with her husband and daughter.
Biography: Coming soon.
Biography: Michelle comes to our practice with 7 years of experiencing stemming from a start in assisting clinically, in pediatric dentistry. After making the decision to stay home and raise their 3 girls, she returned to dentistry in 2008. Luckily for us she became well-adjusted to front desk procedures beginning in 2010. Michelle joined our practice as the Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator. She maintains a smooth process between the clinical team meeting the needs of their patients. In her personal time she looks forward to vacationing at the family’s favorite home away from home, Holden beach. She also spends as much time as she can with her adorable grandchildren.
Biography: Heather Love is the Operations Manager at Stoner Periodontic & Implant Specialists, where she provides operational leadership to all aspects of the Practice including resource management, staffing needs, growth, teamwork, and culture. She provides consultation, supervision, and direction to the front desk and clinical staff, while working closely with the rest of the executive management team to develop strategy, implement best practices, and achieve Practice objectives. Heather enjoys spending time with her son and daughter and keeping busy with their various activities. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, shopping and reading.