KimFront Office Manager
Our Front Office Manager Kim, has been with us since day one. She attended Ohio University and Ohio State University, and formerly held a Life and Health Insurance License for 10 years. After 15 years of working in banking and insurance, Kim decided it was time for a change. She decided it was time to overcome her lifelong fear of the dentist and go to work for one. It worked!
“I enjoy working with people and I think my own past fears have made me more compassionate with patients that come in and are obviously nervous. I want everyone that comes in to feel like family.”
A resident of Westerville, Kim and her husband of 38 years, have 3 adult children and love traveling, home renovations and spending time with their 5 grandchildren.
FaithPatient Care Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Faith came to us with a long history of serving others. After many years as a Nurse’s Aide, working with special needs adults and the elderly, she decided it was time for a change and she pursued a degree in Dental assisting. Her love for people made her transition to Patient Care Coordinator an easy one.
“I love helping people, especially those with special needs feel safe and comfortable. My brother has Down Syndrome and I am particularly compassionate about making sure they have the extra special attention they deserve. I want to make people feel comfortable and enjoy coming to the dentist.”
Faith her husband and son Henry and 2 fur babies love spending time outside, camping, hiking and renovating their new house.
MeganFront Desk Assistant
Megan, one of six children, grew up in the Cleveland area. During her employment, she has had several patient service positions. She took some time off after the birth of her youngest daughter and is now happy to be returning to work to be a part of our team at Clark Family Dental.
“I am so excited to be learning about the world of dentistry, and all the innovative ways dentistry has improved over the years. Dr. Chris and Beth have made me feel welcomed into their family.”
Megan is married to a military veteran who served two tours for our country in Iraq. On her free time she loves to spend time with her husband, son, daughter and 2 dogs. She loves to redo her house, travel and spend time with family.
SarahFront Desk/Insurance Claims Coordinator
Sarah came to us with a background in preschool teaching and a bachelors degree in Mandarin from The Ohio State University. After the birth of her son last year, she thought it was time for a change. Thanks to a recommendation from her sons' pediatrician she found Clark Family Dental and could not be happier!
Sarah is our Insurance Claims Coordinator and works hard to get all your claims paid in a timely manner.
After spending most of her childhood abroad, living in both England and China, Sarah is happy to be settled down in Westerville with her husband and son and being close to a lot of her family and friends.
Amanda came to us after being a stay at home mom for 19 1/2 years. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Houston, but has chosen to stay home with her 4 children. She is busy with chauffeuring and attending all sorts of sports of which all of her children are involved.
Amanda is our front desk assistant and 2 days a week she greets our patients' as they walk in the door.
A resident of Lewis Center she and her husband of 25 years enjoy working on home projects, traveling and spending time with family. She also, when time 'allows' enjoys reading a good book.
WhitneyRegistered Dental Hygienist
For Dental Hygienist, Whitney, it’s all about education. Whitney attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, achieving a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She teaches patients about oral health, discussing their current status as well as potential disease risks, prevention, and daily at-home care. Whitney has been in the profession for 7 years and is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association.
Since the dentist office isn’t always a favorite place for everyone, Whitney loves the chance to make people feel comfortable and at-ease while in her chair. When not at work, Whitney likes to spend her time being active and spending time with her family. She resides in Westerville, OH with her husband, son and new baby girl.
LisaRegistered Dental Hygienist
Lisa earned and Associates in Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene from Columbus State. She truly enjoys her job because she gets to meet new people, from all over the world, every day!
“This job is perfect for my life outside the office, which includes raising a family,” says Lisa. “I really enjoy the people I work with, and the hours and schedule are ideal for me.”
Formerly from McComb, OH, Lisa now lives in Pickerington with husband and 3 kids. When she’s not attending to patients and educating them about oral hygiene, Lisa enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her family.
LaurenRegistered Dental Hygienist, EFDA
Lauren earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and EFDA certification from The Ohio State University. She chose a career in dental hygiene to help make a difference in peoples’ lives. Lauren says, “I believe it’s the little things in life that can make the biggest difference, something as simple as a smile can go a long way and brighten someone’s day.” Lauren is all about comfort and making every visit a positive experience for each of her patients.
Originally from Marietta, Ohio, Lauren now lives in Columbus with her husband Nathan. They are both actively involved with their church and volunteer with the children and youth groups. They love spending time with family and friends and taking their annual visit to Cedar Point.
MackenzieRegistered Dental Hygienist
Mackenzie graduated with an Associates in Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene from Columbus State. She came to us directly out of school. We had Mackenzie work for us as a fill in for a vacationing hygienist and realized right away she would be an asset to our team and offered her a full-time position.
She enjoys the outdoors, hiking and traveling, adventure and spending time with family and friends.
Mackenzie is recently married and she and her husband live in Blacklick with their golden retriever Sully.
KelliExpanded Functions Dental Assistant
Kelli started her dental career in high school at the Career Center then went on to complete her training at Sinclair College. She has an expanded function degree which qualifies her to do fillings. She also assists the dentist in various dental procedures, such as taking x-rays, impressions and charting. Her gentle nature makes patients feel more comfortable.
“I have a very strong passion for what I do and I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything different,” says Kelli. “I love to see the transformation in a patient’s confidence when they get a new smile.”
When Kelli is not providing care for patients she and her husband enjoy traveling, spending lots of time with her new baby girl and her 4 dogs.
WhitneyExpanded Function Dental Assistant
Whitney graduated from Ohio Business College and shortly after decided to continue her education and go to Ohio State for an Expanded Function Dental Assistant certification. She takes pride in providing excellent care to patients, placing fillings and assisting the dentist by taking x-rays, taking impressions, charting and completing tasks as needed.
“I love taking care of patients and treat them as I would like to be treated. Whitney said, adding that she enjoys the atmosphere of her workplace, where she gets to meet new people regularly.
Originally from Hocking Hills, Whitney recently moved to Lancaster. In her free time she loves spending time outdoors with her rescue bulldog and her fiancé, friends and family.
ReneeCertified Dental Assistant
Renee graduated with an Associates Degree in Science from Columbus State University and then went on to pursue a certification in Dental Assisting. After achieving that goal she has enrolled in the EFDA program at Ohio State.
'I truly love helping people of all ages feel comfortable and relaxed while in the dental chair! I have always loved going to the dentist and feel so rewarded when I get to help patients leave with a positive experience.'
Renee recently got married during the Pandemic while her friends and family watched via ZOOM! Renee is enjoying married life, going on adventures with her husband and spending time with her two bunnies.
Elaine 'Lanie' graduated from Assist to Succeed of Newark in 2018. Lanie assists the dentist by taking x-rays, impressions, charting and other tasks that may be needed to complete a patient’s appointment. She would love to expand her certifications in the near future.
'I have loved working for Clark Family Dental and getting to be apart of an amazing team of caring staff'
Lanie and her husband live in Newark with their two pets and enjoy spending time with friends. In her spare time, she loves to read a good book.