Hi! My name is Lora Ross. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Rhodes State College in 1997 and joined the practice of Dr. Lutz in 2011. I met Dr. Lutz in college and reunited with him professional when we both worked at Dr. Fleagle’s practice. I have been married 23 years and have 3 Amazing children. My favorite thing to do when I am not working is spending time with my Family. I was born and raised here in Celina, Ohio. I wanted to be in the dental field because I found it to be the most interesting of all the healthcare fields. I am excited to work with you, make you smile and developing life-long patient relationships. I also have known Dr. Lutz’s wife Paula, since Grade school and consider to be a great friend. This is not just a place of employment for me but a Professional Family as well.
Greetings! My name is Lori Daley and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Rhodes State College in 2002. I was a stay at home mother until my children were raised then went to school. I have been married 28 years and have 3 children, 5 Grandchildren and 2 dogs. I was born and raised in Ohio. I love working in the dental field because I have always cared about oral hygiene and like helping others understand the benefits of great Oral health. I am looking forward to serving you and your family.
Hi, my name is Jessica Ross. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated from Rhodes State College in 2013. I joined Dr. Lutz and his team in 2015. I have been married to my husband, Matt, for 10 years and have 5 Children. Our kids keep us very busy with soccer, baseball, football, basketball, track, and cross-country. We have 3 Grandchildren and 1 on the way. My passions and hobbies are running, camping, riding 4-wheelers, kids, sports and taking care of our 3 pets. I am originally from Monroeville, Indiana and have lived in Celina, Ohio for 16 years. I originally got into the Dental field because I was looking for a career change. I was a secretary for 10 years and decided to go back to college. I am so happy I did. I love helping people feel great about their smiles and giving children a positive experience in the dental office.
Hello! My name is Mandy Albers and I have been in the dental field for over 20 years. I joined Grand Lake Family Dentistry in 2018 as an Office Coordinator. I maintain my Certification in Dental assisting so I can jump in and help Dr. Lutz chairside as needed. I love helping people stay pain free and Smile! I live in Celina, Ohio with my husband and we have 4 children. I spend my free time with my family and I am very proud of our children who are excellent students and dedicated athletes.
Greetings! My name is Mary Stein and I am the Financial Coordinator here at Grand Lake Family Dentistry. I was born in Kettering, Ohio and lived in Michigan until 1987. When my father retired from the US Postal Service, we moved to St. Marys, Ohio. I graduated from St. Marys Memorial High School in 1989. I married my husband of 30 years after a blind date and have 4 beautiful children- Kaytie, Kelsey, Kyle and Kristi. My children are involved in an array of activities including football, soccer, gymnastics and baseball. I try to attend most of their events, and I’m their number one Fan! I have 5 grandchildren, a dog named Verdelle, 2 cats, Miffy and Elllie and of course our ever-famous Guinea Pig, Heath. I am here to assist you with all your insurance and/or account questions and look forward to helping you achieve the Smile of your Dreams.
Hello, my name is Beth Bruns. I actually have a Travel Degree. However, my destination was to work in the Dental field. I have been in the dental field for almost 20 years, thanks to Dr. Ramsey having the confidence in me. When Dr. Lutz bought his practice in 2004, I was asked to stay on as a Front Desk Administrator and have been with him ever since. I have been married over 25 years and met my husband playing co-ed Softball. We have 2 children, Grace and Faith. I have two pets, Pumpkin the cat and Zoey the dog. I love to travel and watch my children play softball, soccer, Basketball and gymnastics. I was born in Indiana but married a Buckeye and have resided in Coldwater, Ohio ever since. I am looking forward to greeting you and your family at the front desk. I love making people feel better!
Hello! My name is Rene Balyeat. I have been in the dental field for over 24 years. The first 24 years I was a Dental Assistant and now I am the Hygiene Coordinator for Grand Lake Family Dentistry.I had on the job training with Dr. Ramsey and joined his practice in 1994. Dr. Lutz bought his practice and I have been with him ever since. My husband, Kevin, and I met on a blind date and have been together for 17 years. I have 3 children, Jonathan, Chelsea and Evan. I am very proud of the people they have become. During my spare time, I especially like to play with my grandchildren Hayden, Avery and Twins, Carter and Addison. I enjoy antiquing, flower gardening, biking and walking with friends. I love working with people and that is what attracted me to working in the dental field and what has kept me there. I hope to make your experience at our office a pleasant one and I look forward to working with you.
Hello, my name is Dianne Storer and I am the Lead Dental Assistant for Dr. Travis Lutz. I have worked with Dr. Lutz from the moment he graduated from Dental school. He joined Dr. Fleagle’s practice in 1998 and I was Dr. Fleagle’s dental assistant at that time. When Dr. Lutz ventured off and purchased Dr. Heitkamp’s practice in 2000, I went with him and have been with him ever since. I married my brother’s best friend and we are working on celebrating our 38th year together. We have 2 children, Derrick and Danielle. They have blessed me with 7 grandchildren. In my past time, I enjoy watching grandkids play soccer. My husband and I also enjoy bike riding and 4 wheel OFF-ROAD Jeep events. My husband actually got me my first dental assisting job with Dr. Fleagle. The rest is history! I love helping people and treating patients with the utmost care and respect.
Hi, my name is Kaylee Long and I started working with Dr. Lutz when he bought Dr. Widner's practice in St. Marys, Ohio. I am a registered Dental Hygienist and I graduated from Rhodes State College in 2012. My husband and I were Highschool sweethearts and now have three beautiful children, two dogs and I enjoy spending my extra time with them. I love working in the dental field because I get to build awesome relationships and help my patients achieve the best oral health.
My name is Stephanie Bruns. I started working with Dr. Lutz when he bought Dr. Widner's practice in St. Marys, Ohio. I am a registered Dental Hygienist and graduated from Lima Technical College in 1995. I have been married for 15 years with 3 children. I look forward to working with you!
Hello! My name is Danielle Block and I started working with Dr. Lutz when he bought Dr. Widner's practice in St. Marys, Ohio. I love that fact that I am in the Dental field, like my mother Dianne, mentioned above. I am a front desk coordinator at the St. Marys location and I love what I do. I attended Rhodes State College where I earned my Associates in Human Services. I am married to my High School Sweetheart, Dan and now have 3 bouncing boys! They keep me very busy and are my EVERYTHING! I look forward to talking with you soon.
Hello, my name is Carolyn Pancake. I have a degree in Secretarial Technology. I joined Dr. Lutz’s practice in 2018. I went to Celina High School and graduated from Wright State University in 1979. I have been married 24 years to my wonderful husband, Leon. We have 3 children, James, Justin, and Allison. My son James has a beautiful wife named Erin. Justin is in his 5th year as an Architecture Student at Bowling Green. Allison is a Cheerleader at Bluffton University. I have 3 Grandchildren, Natalie, Wyatt and Claire. During my leisure time, I enjoy taking walks, doing puzzles, helping with the Grand Lake UMC Harvest Table and Good Works in Athens, Ohio. I am born and raised in Celina, Ohio and I look forward to meeting you!
Hello! My name is Sherry Roberts. I graduated from Patterson Career Center in 2001 with my Dental Assisting Certificate. I joined Grand Lake Family Dentistry in 2018 bringing over 17 years of dental experience with Dentures, extractions, Implants and more! I have 3 children, one boy and 2 girls. My son plays football, on the wrestling team, and runs track. My oldest daughter is looking to join the Airforce after graduation. We have one dog, a Great Dane, who thinks he’s a human! I enjoy spending time with my family and Scrapbooking. I am originally from Dayton, Ohio and have lived in Celina, Ohio for 14 years. I love being a Dental Assistant and hope to advance my skillset and become an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in the near future. It makes me happy knowing I am apart of the team that makes you Smile.
Hello! My name is Carmel Smith. I am the newest Front Desk Administrator to join Dr. Lutz’s team with over 20 years of Dental experience. I have 2 sons, Drew and Colin. I am blessed with a Grandson, Jack, who is now 1 year old. I am a very compassionate person and enjoy taking care of animals, especially Cats! I entered the dental field because of an opportunity to work with an Orthodontic practice who changed people’s lives improving their Smile. My Dental passion is to make you Smile! I enjoy working with patients and helping them understand their Dental benefits and utilizing their Dental insurance. I look forward to helping you schedule your appointment soon!
Hi! My name is Lori Wilder. I was born and raised in Fort Recovery, Ohio. I am the youngest of 5 siblings. I attended DATS for dental assisting school in Troy, Ohio. I have one son named Matthew. I enjoy watching him play baseball, run cross country and spend most of our evenings participating with the Boy Scouts. I joined Grand Lake Family Dentistry in 2018. In my free time, I am the Popcorn Kernal for the Rockford Cub and Boy Scouts. I absolutely love giving back to the community and act as a Mentor at Lima Community Church with Axis Student Ministries.