Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Diana graduated from Dublin Scioto High School in 2007, and went on to Miami University of Ohio, graduating with a B.S. in Zoology and a minor in Entrepreneurship. She later earned her DDS from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry. Since she was 4 years old, Diana wanted to be a dentist. She has been a patient of Dr. Ford’s since she was 8 and has always looked up to her. Besides her passion for dentistry, people, service and continued learning, Diana enjoys running 10k and half marathons, reading, and traveling. She recently had the opportunity to be an exchange student at the dental school in Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands for 10 weeks. We are as thrilled to have Diana as she is to join the team at Ford Family Dental.
Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Jessi graduated from the Ohio State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene and has worked with Dr. Ford ever since. Originally from Cuyahoga Falls, Jessi has always wanted to work in dental hygiene; she was fascinated with dentistry growing up and even shadowed her own dentist. She loves getting to know her patients and developing lasting friendships with them while they receive treatment. Since moving to the Columbus area more than fifteen years ago, Jessi spends her free time reading, cooking, working out, and spending time with her husband Tony and their sweet children Reese and Logan.
Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Linda has been a hygienist for over 20 years after graduating from Owen’s Technical College in Toledo and receiving her EFTA and nitrous oxide monitoring license. She first got into dentistry because she loved her dentist growing up and he taught her how important it is to be kind, and how important oral health is in relation to overall health. Linda loves meeting new patients and getting to know them, and loves working with Dr. Ford. She looks forward to coming to work each day! In her free time, Linda is passionate about quilting and enjoys spending time with her family.
Good oral hygiene is important to Liz, and she’s always wanted to help people take care of their smiles and health. She began working in the dental field in 2009 and couldn’t be happier meeting new patients and helping Dr. Ford reconstruct and build healthy, beautiful smiles. She loves that the practice is a big, happy family that works well together to provide the best care possible. Outside of the practice, Liz enjoys running, snowboarding, cooking, and spending time with family and friends, and her darling puppies Luna and Ellie.
Front Desk Manager
Brandi has been a part of Dr. Ford’s practice for over 15 years and is the glue that holds the place together. After graduating from Nicholas Career Center, she started working with Dr. Ford and has enjoyed every minute of taking care of each patient. She treats everyone who walks through the door like family and does her best to help, whether it be explaining treatment, helping schedule, or taking care of everything else. Brandi is a mother to three beautiful kids and loves spending time with them and her sweet husband.
Laura recently started working with Dr. Ford in fall 2014 and loves working with such a great group of girls. She loves meeting patients and creating relationships with each one who walks through the door, making sure to greet everyone with a smile. Laura will help you answer any questions you may have, schedule your next visit, and provide a friendly environment while you wait to be treated. She recently graduated from the Ohio State University. She is originally from Cleveland but loves Columbus and spending time exploring all the city has to offer. She loves to run, paint, and bake every sweet under the sun.