Our dentists have put together a team of warm, friendly, and highly-skilled dentistry professionals who are all here for one purpose: to make sure your dental office visits are well-organized and stress free. From scheduling to settling into the treatment chair or discussing your insurance, you can trust our team to provide everything you need and have answers to all of your questions. You can start getting to know our wonderful team below.
Krista Smith, FAADOM, has over 20 years of experience in General Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Endodontics and Dental
Sleep Medicine. Along with being our office manager, Krista also is:
Krista has experience, training, and knowledge ranging from dental practice management, human resources, dental assisting, treatment planning and coordination, dental and medical insurance claims, equipment and office repairs, and dental sleep medicine billing and insurance coordination. In 2015, Krista earned her Fellowship in Dental Office Management from AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers). She is additionally the Founder and President of Contemporary Dental Office Managers of Ohio, the Columbus, Ohio Chapter of AADOM. Krista is married to Chris, has a teenage son and twin toddlers (often referred to as her “twinados”). She has a passion for helping other dental professionals further their knowledge and careers in the dental industry. She also enjoys crafts, cooking, cake decorating, photography, and parenting.
Certified Dental Assistant
Brentley was born, raised and attended school in Delaware, Ohio. She is the mother of two young vivacious and beautiful children, Lynkan and Rylan. Brentley is pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree with the desire to pursue a doctorate in dental surgery (DDS), choosing dentistry as her ultimate professional career. Brentley is insightful, dependable, thoughtful and goes the extra mile for her patients. She enjoys learning, spending time with her children and friends, studying for her college classes and loves “Impractical Jokers!” Her laughter is contagious and will warm your heart!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Karen was raised in Bergholz, Ohio and is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She has one brother, a twin sister, and two adult boys named Zack and Nick. Her other child whom she is most proud of is a black Labrador retriever named ‘Sam’ that she adopted from the Humane Society in 2013. Karen lives in Lewis Center and is engaged. She is creative, is an artist, and enjoys reading, downhill snow skiing, attending Blue Jackets games, is an avid Buckeye Fan, and is “nuts about anything teeth.” Karen has many years of experience and genuinely enjoys getting to know each of her patients’ interests. In addition to receiving an outstanding, comprehensive and gentle cleaning appointment, you will be entertained with one of Karen’s delightful stories!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Briana was born and raised in Grove City, Ohio. She is a graduate of Shawnee State University in 2018 where she earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Briana has an especially gentle touch yet is detail oriented with tremendous skill as a dental hygienist. She is always smiling and very organized. Her gentle demeanor allows the most anxious dental patient to relax and feel comfortable and confident while under Briana’s compassionate care. Briana has one brother, is an adamant Buckeye Fan, and loves ANYTHING TEETH!