Dental Staff

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Kathy Alexander

Kathy Alexander

Kathy has been with us for 21 years and just recently backed down to working 3 days a week. Kathy was born and raised in Newark and has been married to her husband Keith for 45 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.


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 2 years. Celeste and her husband Cory live in Newark with their first child, son Kendrix 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 with us for 9 years. She has been in the dental field for 33 years. Sandy moved to Ohio 30 years ago from a small town in Iowa and has been married to her husband Stan for 24 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 5 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 16 years and has over 20 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.


Brittney Sprankle

Brittney Sprankle

Brittney has been with us for 1 1/2 years and she has 13 years dental experience. Brittney has been married to her husband Scott for 23 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.


Mandy Kinkead, EFDA

Mandy Kinkead, EFDA

Mandy joined our practice in December 2017.  Mandy has 15 years experience as an EFDA.  Mandy is married to Kyle and they have 2 children, a daughter and son.  They live in Johnstown.  Mandy enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Welcome aboard Mandy!


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NEWARK DENTAL SERVICES

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