Meet Our Team

Dr. Laury DiMichaelangelo

Laury J. DiMichaelangelo, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (1985) after receiving his undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. DiMichaelangelo takes more than the required amount of continuing education courses to stay on the cutting edge of technology, procedures, and techniques.

In private practice for over 30 years, Dr. DiMichaelangelo has extensive experience in all phases of dentistry, especially root canal therapy, crowns, bridges, dentures, partials, implant restorations, veneers, sleep apnea/snoring appliances, TMJ disorder, and full-mouth rehabilitation.

Dr. DiMichaelangelo grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, and now lives in Westerville, Ohio, with his wife, Annette, and their three sons, Gian Carlo, Santino, and Armando. They are avid tennis players and enjoy many outdoor sports and activities.

Dr. Clint Sweitzer

Clint Sweitzer, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (2014) and received a B.S in Biology at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN (2010).

Dr. Sweitzer has been practicing dentistry for over four years. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and the Columbus Dental Society. He has focused his continuing education in cosmetic procedures such as veneers, composite bonding, and endodontics. Dr. Sweitzer’s favorite part of being a dentist is helping patients become healthier while improving the way they see their smile.

Dr. Gian DiMichaelangelo

Gian DiMichaelangelo, DDS, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Capital University and earned his DDS at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Gian is the oldest son of Dr. Laury DiMichaelangelo. Growing up with dentistry all around him, Gian developed a passion for dentistry from a young age. He started his dental career assisting a broad spectrum of procedures beginning when he was in high school. Gian continued to assist and completed his undergraduate education as a four year varsity athlete. After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Gian has discovered that his favorite part of dentistry is interacting with individuals and helping them achieve a brighter, healthier smile. Gian enjoys outdoor sports, hiking, and spending time with his family. 

 

Dr. Caitlin Kiracofe

Caitlin Kiracofe, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry after completing her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Ohio State.

Dr. Cait loves to share her excitement about healthy smiles with her patients. Her goal is to make all patients proud of their smiles. She works in all areas of dentistry, including crowns, bridges, dentures, partials, and root canals. Outside of the office, Dr. Cait loves watching Ohio State football and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.  

Dr. Olivia Pollina

Olivia Pollina, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and received a B.S. in Biochemistry at Ohio Northern University. 

Dr. Olivia is a fun-loving and smiling doctor who wants every patient to feel comfortable and love their smile. She works in all areas of dentistry, including crowns, bridges, root canals, cosmetic procedures, and Invisalign. Olivia grew up in the Youngstown, Ohio area and loves cooking, baking, and spending time with friends and family. 

 

Dr. Ruwaydah Shalash   

Ray Shalash, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Prior to completing her degree in dentistry, she completed her undergraduate degree at OSU in Nutrition Sciences. After graduation Dr. Ray continued her education in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at a 1-year residency in San Antonio, Texas. 

Dr. Ray works in all areas of dentistry including crowns, bridges, removable prosthesis, root canals, implants, and cosmetic procedures. Her goal is to establish a comfortable and fun dental experience with her patients so they can achieve their goal of having a healthy smile. In her free time, she loves spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys being outdoors, but can easily get caught up in a good Netflix series. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dental Hygienists

Mike

Taking care of your smile is in Mike’s blood, as his family has been working in the dental field for four generations. When Mike isn’t at work, he’s taking care of and keeping up with his son and daughter, at a music festival, or just jamming out in his car to the Grateful Dead. Mike is passionate about keeping patients’ mouths healthy and smile bright. Mike is excited to work with patients like you everyday as your dental hygienist. 

Alyssa

Alyssa has always loved going to the dentist! She tried going to school for accounting, but dental hygiene turned out to be her destiny. After graduating from Rhodes State in Lima and joining us in 2003, Alyssa enjoys working with her patients everyday. When she isn’t in the office, she loves dressing up, traveling, her dogs, her family, and everything Ohio State!

 

Jenn

Jenn graduated from The Ohio State University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene and EFDA certification. She was inspired to go into dentistry by her hygienist growing up. She is from Centerburg, Ohio and is an avid sports fan. She enjoys spending time with her horses and cats, hiking, camping, and kayaking in her free time!

Lexy

Lexy’s passion is dentistry! Her main goal is to treat you like family and to give you the best care possible. Lexy is from Caldwell and a graduate of West Liberty University. She is excited to be part of the DiMichaelangelo family and is excited to meet all of her patients. In Lexy’s free time, she loves to be outdoors, whether it’s on the lake, hiking, or hunting/fishing. She also loves traveling and working out. And of course spending time with her dog, Rosco!

Ines

Ines is originally from Carthage, Tunisia. She moved to Columbus, Ohio in 2016 to attend her dream school, The Ohio State University. She pursued a career in dental hygiene with both an EFDA and education specialization. In her free time, Ines enjoys horseback riding, caring for her houseplants, and playing with her golden retriever, Lucy! Connecting with patients through caring for their health and putting a smile on their faces is her passion and she is beyond excited to have joined DiMichaelangelo Family Dentistry!

Dental Assistants

Tammy

Tammy has been with our practice since 1996. Tammy is an EFDA at DiMichaelangelo Family Dentistry. She loves taking care of patients and catching up with them when they come in. She has lifelong friends that have been with our practice for 25 years! She loves helping patients realize that their dental health is a direct connection with their entire body health. She has a husband and two beautiful daughters that she loves spending time with.

Sonny 

Sonny is the second oldest DiMichaelangelo son. He is currently working toward pursing his dream of becoming a dentist. In his free time he loves being outdoors and spending time with his friends and family.  

Cadee

Cadee is one of the dental assistants here at DiMichaelangelo Family Dentistry. She is from Newark, Ohio and a dog mom! She is passionate about helping people feel good about themselves and putting a smile on everyone’s face. Developing strong/faith based relationships is the foundation of everything she does both professionally and personally. 

Christine

As a kid, Christine loved going to the dentist! At age 10, she decided she was going to go into dental. She joined DiMichaelangelo Family Dentistry in 2016 and decided to continue her education to become an EFDA. Her favorite part of working here is spending the time educating patients on how to take better care of their teeth. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going on new adventures.

Audrie

Audrie has always known that she wanted to be in the dental field at a young age. Her favorite part about being a dental assistant is connecting with patients and educating them on their dental needs. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, working out at Orangetheory and enjoying a nice glass of wine!

 

Armando

Armando Is the youngest DiMichaelangelo son. He is currently studying Sport Management at Otterbein University. Though his goal is not to be a dentist, he helps assist with anything he can. In his spare time he enjoys being with friends and family.

Kenzie

Kenzie finds satisfaction in helping our patients live their dream of a healthy, beautiful new smile. Kenzie enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.  

Courtney

Bio Coming Soon.

 

Administrative Staff

Kristen

Kristen, with us since 2009, believes that giving patients information about their options is the utmost importance. She loves helping patients become their best selves so that they can live full lives and take care of their families. During her days off, Kristen spends time with her husband, three sons, and extended family. She LOVES Disney!

Pam

Pam has been with the practice since 1987. Her priority when taking care of a patient is making sure they understand we are here for them and they are our priority. She loves being able to give our patients hope and help them be excited for dental care for their future. In her free time, she likes spending time with her dog, her family, and traveling!

Jess

Since October 2013, Jess has been making patients feel relaxed and comfortable in our office. She loves connecting with them on a personal level and treats them like her extended family. Patients love the dental education she provides so that they can be comfortable with their treatment. 

Jamie

Jamie has 10 continuous years of front office dental experience. She is a fierce patient advocate and believes each patient’s experience should be exceptional. Jamie has a 17 year old daughter, Meadow, who has been a cheerleader since she was 2. She even helps coach sometimes! In her spare time, she enjoys cooking for her daughter, fiancé, and all 4 of her siblings.

Jenna

Jenna is new to dentistry. She is currently finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations at Franklin University. She is originally from Newark, Ohio, where her family still lives. Aside from the administration team, she is also our Marketing Director. In her free time, she loves to travel and spend time with her friends and family. She is also a dog mom to her Australian Shepherd Mix Sami.  

Jaime

Jaime is originally from Coconut Creek, Florida. She moved to Columbus two years ago to be closer to her family in West Virginia. She has prior experience in administration and hospitality. Aside from our admin team she is also apart of our marketing team. In Jaime’s spare time she enjoys painting, hiking, and spending time with her two dogs Winter and Hamilton. 

Izabella

Izabella has been in dentistry for 12 years and have found her passion in the dental field. Making sure patients feel like they are our extended family is her number one goal! She is a jersey girl born and raisted and made a move to Columbus with her family in 2018. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, workout and go shopping!

Donna

Donna has been in dentistry for 14 years. She used to want to be a police officer but found her way to dentistry and she’s glad she did! Her family means everything to her. She has four children, three boys and one girl. She is the youngest of four girls. Out of her four sisters, three of them work in dentistry. She likes to write poetry and loves to sing. She loves to watch scary movies and is obsessed with Elvis Presley! 

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