Linda knew she wanted to pursue a career where she could help people. When visiting her orthodontist he suggested she looked into dentistry and it sparked an interest in her that she pursued. Linda went on to graduate with a degree in dental hygiene and she shares what a rewarding experience this career has offered. She also shares that she almost dropped out when she was in school but one of her professors convinced her to stay with with it. Twenty years later she is grateful she did, and so are Linda’s patients! They will tell you that she is gentle but thorough when cleaning their teeth, and that they love seeing her and catching up at every visit. She has seen many of their children go on to have children and families of their own! Linda echoes their sentiments and shares that it has been a rewarding career, and she values the opportunities and relationships she has formed over the years. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her family and friends, walking her dog Chloe and enjoys working out. Linda is also a member of the Columbus Dental Hygiene Study Club.
Tiffany spent many years growing up in the dentist chair, additionally she received years of care from her orthodontist, but she was thrilled with the end result – a beautiful smile. She knew early on that dentistry was the field she wanted to pursue: she wanted to help others in their quest for the perfect smile and dental health. Dedicated and determined, she went on to graduate at the top of her class and earn the W.D. Miller Dental Society Award for Outstanding Dental Student in Newark, Ohio. Tiffany is passionate about making a difference in her patient’s life and loves wearing many hats in the office. Her patients will tell you that she’s very informative and does a great job at making them feel safe and relaxed. Aside from work, Tiffany thrives while spending time with her busy family. She and her husband are very involved with their two sons’ and daughter’s activities and love taking the crew outdoors whenever possible.
Catherine knew the field of dentistry was where she wanted to be from day one. She was recruited by a friend in 1997 to work the front desk, at her dental office, and it was a perfect fit immediately. Catherine is passionate when it comes to helping patients understand their benefits, while many find insurance companies intimidating, she enjoys working them. She understands the importance of the information she is collecting and relaying that information to patients. When you ask patients about her they will eagerly respond, telling you she is friendly, knowledgeable and always there to help. Outside of the office Catherine loves to spend time with her husband and two grown daughters. She relaxes watching football, soccer and hockey and reading books. She has been a member of a book club for over a decade.
Anne Heinmiller is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration with a Certificate in Dental Hygiene. Anne has worked in the dental hygiene field for the past 28 years and has extensive experience in a variety of settings. She knew she wanted a career in dentistry since a young age. After going through extensive orthodontic treatment in middle school, she was moved to enter the dental field and help others reach their “smile goals.” Anne is very passionate about helping people and making a difference in their lives by teaching them about oral health. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Anne loves watching her kids play sports, riding bikes with her husband, and spending time with her extended family on beach vacations and during the holidays.
Originally from Lorain, Ohio, Olga says that teeth have always been important to her. She looked up to her childhood hygienist and shares that’s who piqued her interest in dentistry. Olga went on to graduate from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Once she started working with patients, she knew it was the perfect fit for her. Her patients will tell you they enjoy coming to see her because she is gentle and they know she cares. Olga not only enjoys helping patients while at the office but also educating them so they can achieve their best dental health. She is thrilled when she sees her patients light up with their new smiles! In her free time she loves to sing, spend time with family, take walks, cook, bake, and spend time in her garden. Olga is also a member of the Esther Wilkins Tooth Fairies Program and the Columbus Dental Hygiene Study Club. Olga works with us part time since she retired from her full time position here.