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Our Team

At Central Ohio Periodontics, your healthy smile is always our goal. More than that, you’re oral health and smile are our top priority. We’re happy you’re looking to take an important step forward to improved periodontal health. We strive to provide each of our patients with comprehensive, personal, and gentle care. This is because our mission is to help our patients live healthier lives.

Dr. Fred Sakamoto and his team specialize in implantology and periodontics. Our focus on non-invasive and surgical treatment of dental implants and gums enables us to replace one or more missing teeth in one day. We work closely with your referring dentist and make sure your treatment plan is a good fit for your health goals. But we don’t require a referral from your dentist to visit our office. Please feel free to schedule an appointment at any time.

Our team of experts, each with decades of experience, enjoys helping patients with every aspect of their dental treatment. We enjoy meeting and caring for new patients every day as well as attending continuing education classes in the dental field to keep us sharp! No matter your dental need, our team’s goal is to help you achieve a healthy smile.

Brigitte - Scheduling Coordinator

Brigitte

Business Specialist
Brigitte's Bio
Brigitte joined our team in 1986 as a chairside assistant then transitioned to Front office in 1991. She has over 30 years of dental experience and enjoys the variety that comes with the position and helping patients with every aspect of their dental treatment. Her and husband of 23 years have 2 children who attend Ohio University studying Nursing and Chemical Engineering. She enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs, gardening, traveling and family life.
Stacey - Administrative Assistant/Event Coordinator

Stacey

Business Specialist
Stacey's Bio
Stacey has worked in administrative business since 1994 and in the dental field since 2007. Stacey comes to our practice with valuable organization and computer skills. The best part of her job is working with a hardworking and dedicated team. In her spare time, Stacey enjoys spending time with her husband Tim and their 3 children.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist

Marla

Business Specialist
Marla's Bio
Marla joined our team September 2017. She brings to the team years of customer service experience outside of the dental field. After work, you can find her and her husband carpooling their 2 children around to their sporting events.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist

Hayley

Business Specialist
Hayley's Bio
Hayley recently joined the team at Central Ohio Periodontics as a business specialist. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management and Systems. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, and traveling.
Stacy - Dental Assistant

Stacy

Dental Assistant
Stacy's Bio
Stacy has been a dental assistant since 2007. She joined our team in October, 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist

Jenn

Dental Assistant
Jenn's Bio
Jenn has been a dental assistant since 2000. She is from Newark and is married with two children. In her free time, Jenn loves spending time with her family and crafting.
Stacy - Dental Assistant

Marcy

Dental Assistant
Marcy's Bio
Marcy came to Central Ohio Periodontics with 39 years of dental office experience.  She enjoys meeting new patients every day and attending classes to continue her education in the dental field.  In her free time you can find Marcy cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and taking weekend trips to Cleveland to spoil her two granddaughters.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist

Nina

Dental Assistant
Nina's Bio
Nina joined our team as a dental assistant in 2019. She graduated from Ohio Dominican University with a BS degree in Biology and is currently studying to get into dental school. Passionate about oral education and patient care, Nina loves being at Central Ohio Periodontics to treat patients. In her free time, she enjoys working out, doing photography, and spending time with her friends and family.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist

Kelly

Dental Assistant
Kelly's Bio
Kelly recently joined the team at Central Ohio Periodontics. Kelly enjoys educating patients and makes sure each patient has a positive, comfortable experience. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes fishing, spending time outside, attending her nephew’s sporting events, and taking her two dogs on hiking trails.
Amy- Dental Hygienist

Amy

Dental Hygienist
Amy's Bio
Amy graduated in 1999 from Owens Community College in Toledo with a Dental Hygiene/Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Degree. She worked a year in General Dentistry, then joined Dr. Sakamoto’s periodontal team. Amy takes time with her patients to educate and answer questions. She loves patient interaction and helping to achieve healthy smiles. Working 3-4 days a week leaves time to spend with her husband and three children. Jazzercise is Amy’s favorite stress reliever.
Donna - Operations Manager

Donna

Operations Manager
Donna's Bio
Donna graduated from The Ohio State University in 1989 with a BS degree in Health Information Management. She has been with the office since March 2016 and loves the various projects she gets to work on! In her spare time, Donna enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. She likes boating, reading, skiing and watching movies.

Our mission is to help our patients live healthier lives. Your comfort and health are our first priority. Your beautiful smile is always our goal.