Meet the Team

Cincinnati, Ohio

Strawman Family Dentistry Team Photo
Ava Hygienist



Ava is an Ohio State University graduate and has worked in our office as a dental hygienist since 1994. She takes great pride in giving compassionate and quality care to her patients. Ava is married with three grown sons and several beautiful grandchildren.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, watching her beloved Buckeyes, and going to her family’s lake house.

Christy Hygienist



Christy has been working as a dental hygienist since 2004, including 5 years at a periodontal office. She cares for her patients like they are family.

Her husband is from England, so they enjoy traveling the world and experiencing different restaurants. Christy loves the thrill of fast cars and roller coasters and the calming rejuvenation of swimming.  

Erika Treatment Coordinator


Treatment Plan and Insurance Coordinator

When you enter our office, you will be greeted by Erika. She joined the practice over 20 years ago. She is eager to assist our patients; to coordinate their scheduling, insurance, and financial needs. She provides friendly, kind service and strives to make things run smoothly. In her free time, she enjoys many outdoor activities including traveling and spending time with family & friends.  

Dana Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Dana graduated from IMDT and joined our team as a chairside assistant in 2019.

She loves getting to know people, walking at the park, reading, and spending time with family and friends.  

Jenni Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Jenni was recruited into the dental field in 2017 when she was a patient at a dental office. She joined our team as a dental assistant after moving from the Pacific NW to Cincinnati. She has experience assisting chairside in various restorative procedures including RCT, implant placement, orthodontics, and general IV sedation.

She loves learning new things and meeting new people. She especially enjoys listening to podcasts, hiking, and hanging out with family.

Vickie Scheduling Coordinator


Scheduling Coordinator

Vickie works behind the scenes, helping to reactivate patients! She works very hard and has helped many to get back to taking care of their oral and overall health. She also assists Erika with other various office tasks.

Vickie has three grandchildren and loves spending time with them. She also enjoys biking, hiking, swimming, travel, and volunteering time to help others understand the Bible. 

Marjie Insurance Coordinator


Insurance Coordinator

Marjie has been a part of our office for over 20 years as a dental assistant, bookkeeper, currently as an insurance coordinator. Our patients enjoy talking with Marjie before or after their appointments.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, and she enjoys playing pickleball.

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