Stoner Periodontic Specialists Staff
Ryan Glass/RDH & Implant Treatment Coordinator
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!
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 one smile at a time. When not working you will find Amanda spending time with her teenage daughter, Adrien and her family. Amanda enjoys swimming, camping and cookouts.
Jane Kidder/Marketing Coordinator
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. She 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.
Lewis was born and raised right here in Columbus, Ohio and currently lives in Grove City with his wife Tiffany, 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.
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.
Lauren Williams/Technology and Communication
Lauren maintained an impressive 3.9 GPA while she studied medical assisting at Bradford College. During this time she was able to volunteer at Children’s Hopsital & was active within the Westerville Citizen Police Academy. In her own words, Lauren works at Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists because she strives to make a difference. Her position extends far beyond a single title as she is responsible for all IT troubleshooting, marketing support & office protocol, to mention only a few. Her positive can-do attitude leaves nothing undone at the end of the day. We rely on her to maintain our flow of organization behind the scenes. Lauren enjoys staying physically active and spending time with her family. She loves her dogs, all types music, learning new things & living the E+R=O mentality.
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.
Diane Colony/Patient Coordinator
Diane has more than 20 years of experience in the retail environment with much of the focus on customer service, project management and training and development. The past 9 years of her career were in a large chain bookstore, where she was responsible for a multi-million dollar business that included complexities such as a multi-media department and food service. It was imperative that she was organized and able to complete multiple projects at one time to be successful.
Born and raised in Springfield Ohio, Laura is a graduate of Catholic Central High School, and went on to attend Ball State University with a major in Psychology. With a clinical background in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Laura has over 15 years of experience in the dental field. She loves the transition and opportunities she has received through Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists. Laura thinks everyone deserves a beautiful smile! Outside of the office, Laura is happily married, with two children Hunter and Lily. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling, her animals, and Cleveland Browns Football!
Amy Dodds/Medical Assistant & Benefits Coordinator
Amy grew up in Southeast Ohio along the Ohio River. She is married and has three children. Amy stays busy with her children as they are all members of 4-H as well as taking part in band, soccer and basketball. Amy and her husband spend their free time traveling on their motorcycle. Amy has a certificate as a Medical coder and biller and as a Medical Assistant.
Tara Yutzy/Administrative Support
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.