A native of Dublin, Ohio, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Niki truly has the perfect combination of customer service and clinical experience. She graduated top of her class at the Ohio Institute of Health Careers and has almost 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry. As general manager of a busy restaurant, Niki gained valuable skills that seamlessly correlate to a busy dental practice. “My job is to help Smile Hilliard run as smoothly as possible,” she says, adding “I love the way everyone communicates and works together.”
Making the career change to dentistry was an easy decision for Niki. “dental assisting is a perfect fit for me because it allows me to work both independently as well as with other fellow assistants, hygienists, and doctors,” she states. “I also get to work with great patients that put their trust in me.” Niki especially enjoys learning about the latest dental products and techniques and applying them to be more efficient in giving the best care to our patients possible today.
Currently residing in Plain City, Niki enjoys the quiet scenery away from the hustle and bustle of the city. She likes to complete DIY projects, cooking and spending time with her family. She also participates regularly in The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event and enjoys donating her time to this wonderful cause.