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Meet Our Dental Team in Dublin, OH

Dublin, OH dentist & team of Distinctive Smiles of Dublin

Jodie Fergason
Certified Dental Assistant

Jodie graduated from Choffin School of Accredited Dental Assisting in 2001 and started with the practice in 2004. She assists Dr. Buck in many procedures, and is also responsible for tasks such as pouring models, fabricating bleach trays, sterilizing equipment, and exposing and developing X-rays.

Jodie says: “I love the location and the friendly people of Dublin who I have gotten to know over the years.”

Jodie’s favorite sport: “I love Ohio State football!”

Lynn Oshida
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lynn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1997 and has been with the practice ever since. In addition to her role as a hygienist, she plays an integral part in the administrative aspects of the practice including welcoming new patients, coordinating insurance benefits and making financial arrangements. Lynn lives in Dublin with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking.

A quote that inspires Lynn: "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." --Maya Angelou

Kathy North
Certified Dental Assistant

Kathy has been a dental assistant since 1982 and has been with the practice since 1989. Over the years, she has enjoyed the opportunity to truly build relationships with our patients. In fact, she has the unique ability to put the patients at ease and dispel the notion that a visit to the dentist is tedious or scary. Kathy’s job involves taking X-rays and impressions, assisting the dentist, and making our patients’ visits as enjoyable as possible.

Kathy says: “The quality of dentistry that we do is great—our patients deserve the best and that’s what they get! I love working with people and making them feel comfortable when they are apprehensive.”

Fun fact about Kathy: “I love camping. People think I’m too ‘frilly’ to camp, but I love to hike, cook over the campfire, and sleep in a tent.”

Katie Walker
Practice Manager

Katie attended Cleveland State University, and her passion for dentistry and people has kept her in the dental field since 2001. Katie’s job is to ensure that our patients maximize their benefits and achieve the smile they have always wanted. She has a special knack for making sure each patient’s visit is comfortable and rewarding. Whether she’s scheduling treatment that’s compatible with patients’ busy lives, coordinating insurance coverage, or sitting down one-on-one to go over treatment plans, Katie loves being a resource and getting to know our patients.

Katie says: “In the time I have been with the practice, the staff and patients have made me feel like one of the family. I couldn’t have picked a better group of people to work with.”

Katie’s favorite celebrity smile: Julia Roberts

 Jenna Ellison
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenna is originally from Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She is a graduate of Indiana University, but has begun transforming into a true Buckeye. Jenna has worked in several practices that have a similar dental philosophy to our practice. She focuses not only on being a thorough and gentle hygienist, but also identifying problems early and being proactive before dental issues become worse.

She loves being outdoors, bike riding, hanging out with her family, and her adorable dog Chewy! She is excited to be part of our team and looks forward to meeting you and your family.

Jill Huston
Sleep Coordinator

Jill attended Columbus State Community College with Accounting as her major. She entered into dentistry quite by accident, while exploring options for a new career direction several years ago. As she worked clinically and administratively in her pursuit and passion to gain knowledge, she then fell in love with the dental field. She strives to provide our patients with an enjoyable visit and the "ultimate patient experience" whether in consulting with new patients, working with patients to fit recommended treatment in their busy schedules and budgets, or coordinating their insurance benefits.

Fun Facts about Jill: She loves the outdoors, fast cars, gardening, the beach, traveling, and above all family.

Jenny Austin
Insurance Coordinator

Jenny helps our patients maximize on their dental insurance benefits, and she says the best thing about her job is working with the wonderful families and neighbors we serve. She has over 5 years’ experience in dentistry. In her free time, Jenny enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Treatment Coordinator

Shauna has over 37 years of experience in dentistry, and she says the best thing about working at Distinctive Dentistry is the staff. Originally from Nederland, TX, Shauna attended Ohio State University and is certified as an expanded function dental assistant. She is also certified in CODA, x-rays, and CPR.

In her spare time, Shauna enjoys camping, fishing, and cooking. She is married with a grown son and also loves to take in stray animals when she can.

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Enjoy a lifetime of beautiful smiles by trusting your oral healthcare to Dr. Eric Buck and his staff. Call Distinctive Smiles of Dublin today to arrange your personal cosmetic dentistry consultation. Located in Dublin, OH our dental office serves patients from many surrounding areas, serving Dublin, Hilliard, Powell, Plain City, Marysville, and all areas of Columbus. We look forward to meeting your dental needs with excellent care.

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