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Our Team

Angela Gum, DDS

angelaAn Ohio native, Dr. Gum grew up in the Columbus area, the oldest of three children. At a very young age, Dr. Gum knew she wanted to pursue dentistry as a career. She began her career path in high school working part-time in a dental office taking on various responsibilities learning as much about dentistry as possible. After high school, she attended Ohio Dominican University where she received her undergraduate degree in biology and attended The Ohio State University where she received her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Prior to establishing her dental practice in the Arena District, Dr. Gum worked as an associate in a small private family practice in upstate New York and at a children’s clinic in northwest Ohio. While practicing dentistry in upstate New York, Dr. Gum also was an NFL cheerleader for the Buffalo Bills.

Dr. Gum has extensive experience with endodontics and prosthodontics as well as pediatric dentistry. She has completed countless hours of courses in postgraduate dentistry and is dedicated to the newest advancements in dentistry and keeps up-to-date with the latest technology. She has more than six years of experience as a general dentist and has extensive training including the use of sophisticated digital x-ray and intra-oral imaging.

When Dr. Gum is not practicing her passion of dentistry she spends most of her time with her husband and children. She enjoys reading & sewing, interior design, the occasional reality TV show, and is an avid Buckeye fan.

Dr. Gum is a standing member of the American Dental Association and Ohio Dental Association.

Certification/Professional Memberships

Bachelor of Science – Ohio Dominican University
Doctor of Dental Surgery – The Ohio State University
American Dental Association
Ohio Dental Association
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Cerec Training and Membership

Sierra- Dental Hygienist

staff1A graduate of Shawnee State University, Sierra was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to help people and create beautiful healthy smiles. Sierra’s love of dental hygiene nourishes her desire to provide an important service to their guests. She helps them understand the importance of complete oral care and its affect on their overall health. Dr. Gum’s shared philosophy was the driving factor that drew Sierra to her office. “We all agree that patient care is top priority. Dr. Gum is big on personalized treatment and we strive to ensure that the guests receive the treatment they need. No more. No less.”

“Our guests rave about Sierra and how comfortable and confident they feel when they are in her chair. Sierra is a great hygienist with a real ability to connect and understand people.” said Dr. Gum.

When not caring for her patients, Sierra enjoys Jazzercise, outdoor activities such as gardening and spending time with her family.

Alison- Dental Hygienist

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Alison joined our team in 2014, don’t hold this against her, but she is from Michigan! The good news is that Alison doesn’t follow any sports, so she doesn’t care who wins when the team from up North is in town!

Alison loves educating her patients and making their smiles beam!! She has been a hygienist for over 6 years and enjoys all of our patients who she considers as her extended family and friends!

In her spare time she and her fiancé, Michael spend time renovating their historic home in the Downtown area. They love music, traveling, and their cat Theodore Eugene Kittlesworth III.

Toni – Office Manager

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Bringing many years of patient care experience, she joined our office family in 2015. She always wants our patients to feel like they are coming to a “friends” home. Her motto is “treat our patients as we would treat our family and friends”.

Toni and her husband, Todd, have raised four wonderful sons. Now after two generations of all boys in the family, they have their first grandchild, a little girl named “Charlie”! She and Todd always try and have all of the Boys and their families over for Sunday Dinner, she loves making new traditions and memories to cherish!

This is how she wants our patients to feel when they come in to the office, making the experience of coming here a wonderful one!