Amie

Amie

Director of Hospitality Administration 

Amie graduated from THE Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management in 2004.  She joined the Stoner Periodontic team in 2021 bringing more than 20 years experience in hospitality, including 7 years in the periodontal field.  In Amie’s free time she loves spending time with friends and family, as well as vacationing with her husband John, daughter Karina, and son Joseph.

Andrea

Andrea

Surgical Coordinator

Andrea joined the Stoner Periodontic practice in 2020 and loves facilitating and organizing all aspects of the surgical scheduling process.  She grew up in Indiana but has lived in Columbus for 4 years.  A little-known fact about Andrea is that she is fluent in American sign language.  When she gets free time, she enjoys quality time with her two sets of twins, reading, and writing.

Derya

Derya

Treatment Coordinator

Derya joined Stoner Periodontic and Implant Specialists in 2021 but has worked in the dental field since attending THE Ohio State University where she earned an English degree.  She has had the opportunity to live all over the United States and Europe. Derya loves building strong relationships with her patients and makes a point to ensure that every patient will be treated like family. Outside of work, her favorite activities involve family, friends, music, laughter, and anything outdoors.

Ikia

Ikia

New Patient Appointment Coordinator

Ikia is our Appointment Coordinator here at Stoner Periodontics & Implant Specialists. Before coming to our practice, she worked as a Certified Dental Assistant for over 15 years in general dentistry. The experience and knowledge of dentistry that she has make her a great asset to our front desk team. She truly enjoys interacting with the patients and seeing them smile is the highlight of her day. When Ikia isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her son Che’ and traveling to her hometown of New York City to visit family and friends.

Heather

Heather

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather graduated from THE Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1997 and a Masters in Dental Hygiene in 2015.  She was a dental hygienist in Illinois and taught Dental hygiene students at OSU for 4 years prior to joining Stoner Periodontics in 2019. While at OSU she received several teaching awards from her students and had an article published in a dental journal.  Heather loves traveling to the mountains or clear blue oceans and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.  Her favorite part about working in dentistry at Stoner Periodontic and Implant Specialists is helping her patients achieve optimal oral health.

Katie

Katie

Clinical Coordinator

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!

Kristen

Kristen

Registered Dental Hygienist & Treatment Coordinator

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.

Lauren

Lauren

Patient Concierge

Lauren is originally from Cincinnati, OH but moved to Columbus to attend THE Ohio State University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science with a minor in dance, and brings over 5 years of experience in both orthodontics and periodontics. After happily pursuing her dream and dedicating 10 years as a dance instructor/choreographer she joined Stoner Periodontic and Implant Specialists in 2021.  When time permits, Lauren loves to garden, read, take naps with her dogs, and of course spend as much time as possible with her daughter Ella and husband of 15 years, Ben.

Lewis

Lewis

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lewis graduated from THE Ohio State University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. He was recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award, which is awarded to the individual chosen as the best clinical hygienist that year!  Lewis was born and raised right here in Columbus, and is currently a resident of Ashville, Ohio where he enjoys the country life.  Lewis loves spending all his free time with his 2 sons Luke, and John.  If he gets a chance to take time away from the office, Lewis enjoys spending time at his cabin, traveling, and volunteering in many local organizations!

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Mauritsa

Patient Concierge

Mauritsa joined Stoner Periodontic and Implant Specialists in 2021 with one major goal in mind.  She wanted to use her personal experience with dental anxiety and stress as a way to help other patients who may be experiencing those same uncomfortable feelings.  Mauritsa strives to put all patients at ease through her calm and compassionate demeanor, allowing her to deliver the best patient experience possible.  When she is away from the office you may find her reading, painting, drawing, hiking, enjoying the company of her 2 dogs and 2 cats, or shopping for vintage clothing.

MIchelle C.

Michelle C.

Assistant

Michelle joined Stoner Periodontic and Implant Specialists in July of 2020 with 28 years of prior general dentistry experience. She loves the transition of working in a surgical setting and having the opportunity to further develop her skills.   She also enjoys the dental field because of the overall impact she can have on patients oral and overall health.   Michelle has two grown children, four grandchildren, and in her free time she loves to be surrounded by her family and work out to stay healthy and in shape.

Michelle S

Michelle S.

Insurance Coordinator

Michelle is our insurance benefits coordinator at Stoner Periodontic & Implant Specialists. She has been working with our team since April 2016. Michelle has been working in the dental field since 1988, starting in a pediatric dental office. She was born and raised here in Columbus. Michelle has been married for 30 plus years to her loving husband, has 3 daughters, and two grandchildren. Michelle loves spending time on the weekends boating at Indian Lake and sitting around the campfire with her family and friends.

Nikki

Nikki

Registered Dental Hygienist

Nikki graduated in 2020 from THE Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Nikki has been with Stoner Periodontics for over 2 years and loves this practice because there are so many brilliant minds that she is surrounded by that challenge her to be a better dental hygienist every single day. She loves working as a team to give patients the healthy smile and comprehensive care that they deserve. In Nikki's free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick and her Golden Doodle, Carter. During her time off, she loves to travel and workout at Orange Theory Fitness. In the summer, you can find Nikki boating on Lake Erie!

Robin

Robin

Registered Dental Hygienist

Robin joined Stoner Periodontic & 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 and two young boys. Some of her hobbies include cooking (her husband says she is the BEST cook ever), gardening, antiquing, and reading.

Ryan

Ryan

Registered Dental Hygienist

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.

Sarah

Sarah

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah graduated from THE Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in May of 2015 and joined the Stoner Periodontic team in June of 2015. She enjoys the dental field because of the impact she can have on her patients’ overall health and meeting new faces every day. In her free time, you can find Sarah traveling, reading, or hanging with her fiancé and puppy.

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Tara

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.