Meet the Staff
Angel was raised in West Columbus and graduated from Bishop Ready High School. She then went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Franklin University.
Angel has been in the dental field since 1998 and has been with the Gentle Family Dental Care Team since 2000.
Angel lives in Grove City. She has three children: Paige, Vennie and Victoria. She also has four grandchildren.
Angel enjoys being outside, relaxing by her pool and spending time with her family.
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Desiree was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where she graduated from John Marshall High School. She then went to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Cleveland State University.
Desiree moved to Columbus in July 2016 in hopes of personal growth and could not be happier with her decision.
She joined Gentle Family Dental Care in June 2017 and has become a Great part of our Team.
In her free time she enjoys playing coed volleyball, exercising and traveling the world with her loved ones.
Kelly was raised in Grove City, where she attended Central Crossing High School and South-Western Career Academy for dental assisting. Kelly has worked in the dental field since 2010. Kelly joined Gentle Family Dental care in 2019 and has been a great addition to the team!
Kelly now lives in South Vienna with her husband, daughter, miniature horse, dogs, cat and chicken.
She loves to spend her free time going camping and attending concerts. She also enjoys visiting new places.
Amy was raised in Ann Arbor, MI and then attended High School in Colorado Spring, CO. Her previous career as a Travel Agent brought her to Ohio in 1998.
Deciding to change careers, Amy graduated Dental Assisting school in 2013. She joined our GFDC team in 2018.
Amy lives in Grove City with her husband, John, and their teenage daughter, Hope.
She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves her animals and traveling. Most of her free time is spent attending her daughter’s many sporting events and involvements which she truly enjoys.
Janie is a Columbus native. She graduated from Hamilton Township High School and the Eastland Career Center where she studied Dental Assisting. She has been working in the dental setting since she was 17 yrs. old. In 2015 Janie attended The Ohio State University, where she earned her EFDA Certification.
She currently resides in Grove City with her husband, Zachary and 1 yr. old son, Harrison. They have 2 rescue dogs, Scarlett and Brutus. Janie is also an avid horseback rider and has three of her own that she shows and goes trail riding with.
Cherie lived in Baltimore, MD. She moved to Columbus in 1987. She then went on to earn her Certified Expanded Function Certificate from The Ohio State University in 1989.
Cherie is a mother of two, B.J and Jewel. She as well has seven grandchildren.
Cherie likes to travel and read. She also enjoys spending time with her family.
Allison is the newest addition to Gentle Family Dental Care Team. She has a great attitude and is very caring which makes her a great fit for out practice.
After becoming a certified dental assistant, she knew she wanted to further her career by doing more one on one patient care. In 2015 she attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and received her expanded functions license. Building personal relationships and making patients comfortable is her Ultimate goal while restoring teeth back to their beauty.
In Allison ‘s free time she enjoys cooking new recipes, going to restaurants, and music concerts. She also loves visiting Chicago often to see her precious niece.
Melissa J. Wohrle
Melissa has been a full-time Dental Hygienist with our staff since 1995. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene, and a specialization in Health Science.
Melissa grew up in West Columbus and graduated from Bishop Ready High School.
She lives in Eastern Franklin County with her two sons, William and John. William graduated from The Ohio State University Magna Cum Laude, and is pursing a law degree. John is looking forward to graduating, and pursuing a military profession.
Melissa enjoys gardening and concerts.