McMillen Dental Team

All our professionals at McMillen Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


MEET THE DOCTORS


 

Rhonda Steigerwald, DDS

Dr. Rhonda Steigerwald is originally from Leavittsburg, Ohio. She attended Youngstown State University for her undergraduate studies and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University in 1996. She worked in a private dental practice for 16 years in the Columbus and Canal Winchester areas.

Dr. Steigerwald began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant. She then became a dental hygienist. After practicing for more than 10 years she enrolled in dental school. Dr. Rhonda is an exceptionally intelligent, techically skilled, and compassionate Dentist.

Dr. Rhonda enjoys all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry and she enjoys working with patients of all ages. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, the Columbus Dental Society and the Central Ohio Study Club.

In her free time, Dr. Rhonda enjoys exercising, sailing, cooking, and spending time with her family. She lives in Gahanna, Ohio, with her husband, Rick; her two children, Claire and Alyse; and their Golden Doodle, Rue.

 

Melissa Meier, DDS

Doctor Meier earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University in 2005.

Over the last 13 years, since graduating from dental school, Doctor Meier has practiced dentistry in the public and private sectors in Eastern, Southern and Central Ohio.

Doctor Meier is originally from Gahanna, Ohio. She currently resides in Newark.

She is married to her husband Carl and is the mother of three children: Emma, Olivia and Chase. Her children attend Granville schools. The family has a Beagle named Sydney and a cat named Ernie.

In her free time, Doctor Meier loves to work in her yard, spend time with her family and watch Buckeye football. She also loves volunteering at her children’s school.

Doctor Meier’s objective as a practitioner is to strive to provide excellent quality comprehensive care to her patients. She wants to be able to establish and build long standing relationships with her patients and their families while also being active in the community where she serves. Her favorite part of practicing general dentistry is in helping educate and to achieve a patient’s healthy confident smile.

 

Tiffany Allen, RDH

Tiffany has been in the dental field for 26 years. She is one of our dental hygenists. She completed her dental assistant training at JVS and went on to complete her dental hygiene degree at Shawnee State University, graduating in 1993. Tiffany began her career with McMillen Dental in 1998. Since employed with McMillen Dental she has completed course work at the Ohio State University learning to administer local anesthesia, She has attended classes in laser treatment and numerous continuing education courses. Tiffany and her husband Todd reside in St. Louisville with her two children Trey and Alison. During her spare time Tiffany enjoys camping and spending time outdoors with her family.

 

Autumn Zubovic, RDH

Autumn began her dental hygiene career after completing her degree from Shawnee State University in 1998. She has worked in a general practice setting ever since becoming a full-time member of the McMillen Dental staff in 2018. In 2012, Autumn completed course work at The Ohio State University to administer local anesthetic. She attends several continuing education classes to stay up to date on current events in dentistry. Autumn lives in Reynoldsburg with her husband, Jason, and their two sons, Hunter and Ryder. She enjoys Ohio State football, Columbus Blue Jackets hockey, the outdoors and spending time with her family and pets.

 

Shannon Shelton, RDH

Shannon has been with McMillen Dental for 28 yrs. as one of our dental hygienists. She graduated from Shawnee State University in 1982. She began as a full-time hygienist but now works part-time. Shannon and her husband, Tom, have three children. Zack is in college and has completed the "Colgate Country Showdown," and competed in American Idol. Curtis and Hunter are home-schooled. Shannon's husband is a gospel musician who books concerts in FL. during the winter months. Shannon's family resides in the Naples area during this time. Shannon enjoys OSU football, attending her kids' baseball games, and spending time with her family.

 

Sue Pickford, RDH, BSDH

Sue

Sue is a part of our wonderful hygiene team here at McMillen Dental. She loves educating patients about the importance of good oral health. She takes pride in her ability to make patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visits.

Sue has been a Dental Hygienist for over 28 years. She is passionate about her profession. For much of her career, Sue has practiced with Dr. Rhonda Steigerwald. She is thrilled to be reunited with Dr. Rhonda at McMillen Dental.

Sue earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from The Ohio State University in 1990. She is proud to be a Buckeye!

Sue resides in Gahanna with her husband Wayne, her boys Jack and Anthony and their Golden Doodle, Hartley. In her spare time she supports family favorite teams: the Buckeyes, Blue Jackets and the Indians. She is active in her church where she enjoys serving in several ministries. Her hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, and being her boy’s greatest fan on the sports field.

 

Jamie Lyle, RDH

Sue

Jamie has worked in the dental field for 11 years. She worked as a dental assistant for 8 years before deciding to further her education enrolling in dental hygiene school. Jamie graduated from Dixie State University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves being a dental hygienist. She gets excited to come to work to educate her patients about the importance of their oral health.

Jamie recently moved to Ohio from Utah. She enjoys playing sports, watching movies, and spending time with her family.

 

Kendra Kemmerer, RDH

Sue

Kendra has been a hygienist for 14 years.  She joined McMillen Dental in May, 2019.  She is very excited to work with Dr. Rhonda again.

Kendra graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Dental Hygiene specializing in special needs and pediatrics.  She is licensed to administer anesthesia.  Kendra consistently continues her education and keeps up on the latest dental hygiene articles.  She enjoys interacting with patients and establishing meaningful relationships.

Kendra and her husband Josh reside in Baltimore, Ohio with their three children: Bentley (9), Beckett (7) and Bristol (4).  When not at a sporting event with one of her children, Kendra enjoys shopping, beach time, and working out.

Kendra provides the best care possible to all of her patients!!!

 

Dawn Jamison, EFDA

Dawn is from the Ashville area and has been in the dental field for over 30 years. She followed Dr. Rhonda to McMillen Dental after previously working with her for 13 years in the Columbus area. Dawn has two daughters, a step son and four grandchildren. Outside of work she enjoys spending most of her time outdoors with her family.

 

Ashley Lamb, CDA, EFDA

Ashley has been in the dental profession for 13 years. She began her career as a Dental Assistant then returned to school to earn her EFDA Certification. Ashley graduated from the EFDA Program at Eastern Gateway Community College in 2010. Ashley has one son. She enjoys spending time with him, friends and family.

 

Lenzie Kelly, CODA

Lenzie is a 2008 graduate of Heath High School & CTEC graduating with honors, number one in her class, from the dental assistant program. Lenzie and her husband, Sean, currently reside in the Heath area. She has worked in the dental field since 2008 across central Ohio as well as upstate New York while her husband served on Active Duty in the Army. Lenzie has three beautiful little girls, including a set of twins! Lenzie enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and watching football. GO BUCKS!!

 

Becky Tippie, DA

Becky

Becky is a Dental Assistant who comes to McMillen Dental with 18 years of experience. She worked with Dr. Rhonda at another Central Ohio practice in the past. Becky is excited to be a part of her staff again. Becky has been married to her husband David for 23 years. She has 3 children. Blake is 22 and a senior at the University of Toledo, Megan is 20 and a sophomore at Shawnee State, and Silas is 12 just starting the sixth grade.

Becky enjoys being outdoors and loves camping, playing cards and board games with her family. In her free time, she loves antique shopping, refinishing old furniture and decorating.

 

Bailee LeTourneau, Concierge

Bailee is originally from Tacoma, Washington. She currently resides in Millersport, Ohio with her husband, Zach and her beloved pets. Bailee is a licensed cosmetologist. Recently, she worked as a veterinary tech which allowed her to showcase her love for animals. Now Bailee has set her sites on dentistry. She currently serves as our practice's receptionist and scheduling coordinator. She hopes to move into a treatment coordinator role in the near future. Bailee is an avid sports fanatic, a seasonal cheer leading coach and she loves to shop

 

Brittany Storer, Office Manager

Brittany is a native of Alabama and has lived in Ohio for almost 10 years. While her degree is in Funeral Science, she has worked in many fields including teaching, sales and management. Her many passions include minimalism, mindful living, yoga, traveling and spending time with her friends and family.

 

Sherri Lewis, Treatment Coordinator

Sherri

Sherri entered the healthcare world to pursue her love of helping people. She has worked in the field for the past 15 years. This love of helping has infiltrated every facet of her life. When she’s not at work she loves to volunteer and has a strong passion for assisting the elderly.

She loves being outdoors, spending time with her friends and family and above all being a mother to her two children. She knows the way to a person’s heart is through laughter and that a genuine smile can change anyone’s day.

 

Gina Salvatore, Treatment Coordinator

Gina has been working in the dental field for five years as an insurance and treatment coordinator. She loves helping people understand their dental benefits; how they can get the most out of their yearly maximums. Gina is a new face at McMillen Dental. She is looking forward to building lasting relationships with her patients and her co-workers.

Gina earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Equine Sciences and Veterinary Technology from Otterbein University. She lives in Worthington with her husband and two crazy German Shepherds. In her spare time Gina enjoys spending time at Indian Lake with her family, going camping, and listening to podcasts on true crime. Oh, and anything whale related.

 

E. Julian Caldwell, DDS

Doctor E. Julian Caldwell, the founding Dentist of McMillen Dental, passed away on May 27, 2015. Doctor Caldwell was passionate about dentistry. He loved helping his patients and their families. He was known for always allowing his pediatric patients to squirt water on their parents or siblings while in the dental chair. The McMillen Dental Team speaks of him frequently. Our hearts are still saddened by his loss. He is still greatly missed by Our Doctor, Her Staff and by the Patients of McMillen Dental.