Stacey was born in Columbus, Ohio and was raised in Bexley, Ohio. She is a graduate of Bexley High School. Stacey continued her education at Columbus State Community College where she studied Human Resource Management. Stacey has more than 10 years of combined medical and dental office experience. She joined our Westerville practice in May 2019. Stacey loves working with such a wonderful team! She enjoys having fun in a positive environment while getting work accomplished. Stacey looks forward to meeting and getting to know the patients. Her favorite thing about the dental industry is the sense of accomplishment she feels knowing that we help our patients with their dental needs. When Stacey isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. She enjoys traveling to softball fields to watch her husband play, baking, listening to music, working out, reading and traveling. She has been on several cruises. Stacey is very supportive of animal welfare and is a former trained volunteer at the Columbus Zoo. When possible, Stacey tries to volunteer for animal-related charity organizations.
Jillian was born in Florida and raised in Dayton, Ohio. Her educational background includes cosmetology school. Jillian joined the Pure Smiles Westerville team in August 2020. She enjoys working with an “amazing” dental team that helps people achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. When Jillian is not working, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.
Nicolette is a native of Youngstown, Ohio. She is a graduate of Kent State University and currently working on her Masters in healthcare administration from the University of Cincinnati. Nicolette joined Pure Smiles in September of 2020 and is excited to make patients feel comfortable and confident in their smiles. Nicolette is a member of Alpha Phi and in her free time, she enjoys working out and trying new restaurants.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Jodi was born in Troy, Ohio and raised in Anna, Ohio. She is a graduate of Anna High School and Ohio State University. Jodi’s continuing education includes Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Local Anesthetic certification, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Administration certification. She joined Pure Smiles – Westerville in January 2020. Jodi enjoys spending time with and building relationships with patients making them feel valued and good about themselves. When she isn’t working Jodi enjoys boxing, running, lifting, spending time with family, watching OSU football and basketball…Actually, Jodi likes ALL college football and basketball, and NFL and Cincinnati Reds games!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kate was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi and raised in Lima, Ohio. Kate enrolled at Rhodes State College following graduation from Shawnee High School. She completed her Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2020. Kate aspires to continue her education to become a dentist. Kate joined the Pure Smiles organization in January 2017 and has been a valuable team member at several of our locations. Kate’s favorite part of the dental industry is seeing patients regain their confidence in their smile. Kate is a member of the Northwestern Ohio Dental Hygienists’ Association, The Ohio Dental Hygienists’ Association, and Student Member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She enjoys reading and hanging out with friends and family when she is not working.
“If God brings you to it, he will bring you through it” (Isaiah 58:11).
Registered Dental Hygienist
Melissa was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, and raised in Kettering, Ohio. Following high school, Melissa continued her education to achieve her degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the practice in March 2020 and has enjoyed meeting the office staff. When she is not at work, Melissa spends her time taking care of her daughter, walking and listening to music. Melissa enjoys learning new hobbies and recipes.
Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Carol was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She graduated from Piketon High School and The Ohio State University Expanded Functions Dental Assistant program. Carol joined our Westerville practice in October 2019. Carol enjoys caring for people and creating beautiful smiles! Carol is the Owner of C2 Carrie Times Carol, LLC which is a clinical integration company for CAD/Cam dentistry. When she isn’t at work, Carol enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, and their two boys, Jacob and Evan.
“Faith is taking the first step even if you don’t see the whole staircase.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.
Grace was born in Columbus, Ohio. She completed her Dental Assisting program a little over two years ago. She worked as an orthodontic assistant and is excited to obtain her Certified Dental Assistant licensure soon. Grace’s future goal is to become an EFDA. Grace joined our Westerville practice in February 2020. She enjoys creating amazing smiles and helping patients enhance their oral health! When she isn’t assisting, Grace can be found at Roosters on the weekends. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Grace’s hobbies include antiquing and going to various coffee shops and tea salons. She also likes to visit various parks around Columbus with her two dogs, Posey and Arrow.
Kellie was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. In 2005 she achieved her certification in dental assisting. Kellie joined the Pure Smiles Westerville team in August 2020. Giving patients their smiles back is one of Kellie’s favorite things about working in the dental industry. When she has free time, Kellie enjoys exploring Ohio’s beauty. Kellie is a proud grandmother of one grandson, two granddaughters, and a fourth grandchild coming soon!