Dental Staff

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Kathy Alexander

Kathy Alexander

Kathy has been with us for 20 years. Kathy was born and raised in Newark and has been married to her husband Keith for 44 years while residing in Heath. She has one daughter and two granddaughters and enjoys spending time with her family, walking with friends, OSU sports and Disney.


Brittany Beavers, RDH

Brittany Beavers, RDH

Brittany is a 2010 graduate from West Liberty University in Dental Hygiene and been in our office for 4 years. Brittany lives in Westerville with her cat Maverick. Brittany enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Celeste Homstad, RDH

Celeste Homstad, RDH

Celeste is a 2013 graduate from Shawnee State University in Dental Hygiene and has been with our office for a year. Celeste and her husband Cory live in Newark with their first child, son Kendrix (born in May) and dog Finn. Celeste enjoys boating and spending time at the water (lake, beach, pool), having bonfires and game nights with family & friends.


Sandy Kelley

Sandy Kelley

Sandy has been here for 8 years. She has been in the dental field for 31 years. Sandy moved to Ohio 28 years ago from a small town in Iowa and has been married to her husband Stan for 22 years and they have 2 daughters. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, vacations and spending time with family and friends.


Lori Ruff, EFDA

Lori Ruff, EFDA

Lori began her 30 year Dental career as a Red Cross volunteer in Aviano, Italy. She is a 2009 graduate of Jefferson Community College. Lori has worked with us for 4 years. She lives in Crooksville with her significant other, Travis. Lori has 3 children and 4 grandchildren and enjoys walking, traveling and most of all, spending time with family and friends.


Shanna Wetzel, CDA

Shanna Wetzel, CDA

Shanna has been with us for 15 years and has over 19 years of experience in the dental field. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and plans to get her EFDA soon. She lives in Newark and likes to spend her free time with her daughter Baylee, family and friends.


Paige Carles

Paige Carles

Paige is our newest team member, she joined our office when we moved into our new office in January 2017. Paige also graduated from Assist to Succeed and earned her Certified Dental Assistant and Radiology licenses. Paige will be assisting Dr. Shah, Shanna and Lori. Paige and her husband Steven live in Newark and have a daughter Brylee. Paige enjoys working out and watching her daughter dance and play soccer. She also enjoys eating at her parent's house (Momma Rita's cooking)!


Rhonda Ross

Rhonda Ross

Rhonda comes to us with 20 years dental experience and over 30 years of insurance experience. She has been married to her husband, Rodney, for more than 31 years and they live in Heath. She has one son, Cameron and one grand-dog Jasmine. Rhonda loves animals, both dogs and cats. Rhonda enjoys walking, cooking, remodeling both their home & their son's home and they enjoy going to the casinos.


Brittney Sprankle

Brittney Sprankle

Brittney comes to us with 12 years dental experience. Brittney has been married to her husband Scott for 22 years and they have 1 son and 1 daughter. In her spare time she enjoys watching her kid's sports activities and spending time with family and friends.


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