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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


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


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.
Linda - Dental Assistant/Implant Coordinator


Dental Assistant/Implant Coordinator
Linda's Bio
Linda, our dental assistant, assists Dr. Sakamoto with chairside procedures and is our Implant Coordinator, Linda joined our practice in 1996 and has enjoyed over 40 years of dental experience. Together, Linda and her husband Earl have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family and has a passion for cooking and gardening. Linda is also fortunate to be able to work with her step daughter Stacey, who is part of our team.
Stacy - Dental Assistant


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.
Amy- Dental Hygienist


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.
Stacy - Dental Assistant


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.
Donna - Operations Manager


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.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist
Lynn's Bio
Lynn is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a dual bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene and Health Education. She has been with Dr. Sakamoto’s practice since 1991, and has 30 years of hygiene experience.
Lynn - Dental Hygienist


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.

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.