Dr. Jeffrey Schoning DDS

Dr. Jeff Schoning was born and raised in Ravenna, Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in 1984 and graduated from Ohio State Dental School in 1988. He then completed a residency program at The Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.

Dr. Schoning returned to Columbus and was fortunate enough to join the practice of Dr. David Hoppenstand. He enjoyed working alongside his mentor until Dr. Hoppenstand retired in 1995 and Dr. Schoing took over the practice fulltime.

Dentistry continues to evolve and change, Dr. Schoning continues to keep-up with the latest technology. From digital radiographs and single appointment crowns, to the latest in teeth whitening products. Dr. Schoning’s  philosophy is to always do what’s best for the patient and treat everyone like family, providing Columbus with premier dental care for over 20 years.

Dr. Schoning lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Jenny, they have three sons, Nick, Andrew and Jack. He is passionate about his Buckeyes and you can often find him tailgating or enjoying the golf course.

Cindy Wernecke

Dental Hygienist

Cindy graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree and went on to the College of Dentistry where she began her career in Dental Hygiene. Cindy has been with the practice for 28 years, she began in 1990 when it was owned by Dr. Hoppenstand. Cindy has two children and one grandchild and still lives with her Husband in Columbus. During her free time you can find Cindy relaxing at her Lake House.

Brittany Mooney

Dental Hygienist

Brittany is originally from Lima, Ohio and recently relocated to Columbus. She graduated from Rhodes State College in May, 2017. She then joined Dr. Schoning as a Dental Hygienist in 2018. When she is not cleaning teeth, some of Brittany’s hobbies include gardening, cooking and hanging with her cats.

Patty Kizzee

Dental Hygienist

Patti is originally from Columbus, Ohio and she completed all of her Dental training at The Ohio State University. She joined Dr. Schoning’s team 14 years ago in 2004. Patty still resides in Columbus with her husband Rich. She enjoys activities such as bicycling and hockey.

Oksana Tadich

Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA)

Oksana was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia where she met her husband Matt. Oksana started with Dr. Hoppenstand as his assistant until 1999 when she completed her EFDA Program at The Ohio State University – College of Dentistry, and after completing her dental boards she became a licensed Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary for Dr. Schoning. Oksana enjoys making a positive impact in people’s lives and when she is not at the office she enjoys reading, traveling and gardening.

Maria Simon

Dental Assistant

Maria grew up in Los Angeles, but has called Columbus home for over 15 years. She completed her Dental Assisting school at the Ohio Institute of Health Careers and has been assisting Dr. Schoning for 10 years, joining the team in 2008. Maria is married and enjoys jogging, cooking, hiking and gardening but most of all loves being a Cat Mom to her two rescue Cats.

Nancy May


Nancy is one of the first and last faces you’ll see when visiting the office which gives her the best seat in the house, at the reception desk. Nancy is one of three Receptionists and has been with Dr. Schoning for 10 years beginning in 2008. Nancy is happily married to her best friend, she has three grown children, seven grandchildren and two Doberman’s she adores.

Tammie Maubach


Tammie will always greet you with a smile when you walk through the front door, because she truly loves what she does. Her favorite part of her job at the reception desk is getting to chat with all of the patients. Tammie has been with Dr. Schoning for 18 years, joining the practice in 2000. If Tammie isn’t answering the phone at work you can find her enjoying her two children, two grandchildren and Husband of 24 years, George.

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7:30AM – 1:30PM
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