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. Schoning 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 since 1993.
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 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 since 1990 as she began 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.
Alyssa started at Schoning Dental in September 2020 and graduated from The Ohio State University in 2013 and received a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. Alyssa aspired to become a dental hygienist at an early age. She’s passionate about connecting with her patients and educating them on the importance of oral hygiene. Outside of work Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She especially loves cheering on the Buckeyes!
Jenna started at Schoning Dental in October of 2020. Jenna is a 2012 graduate of The Ohio State University. She is married and loves to stay active with her husband, Mark. Jenna enjoys traveling – Croatia and South Africa have been a couple of her favorite trips. Jenna loves getting to know patients and learning their stories and encouraging them towards excellent dental health.
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 grew up in Los Angeles, but now calls Columbus home. She completed her Dental Assisting school at the Ohio Institute of Health Careers and has been assisting Dr. Schoning since 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.
Michelle is one of the first faces you see when you enter the office, she’ll be one of the smiles sitting behind the reception desk, ready to help you and your family. She joined the office in 2019 as a part time receptionist. When she’s not behind the desk, you can find her at home enjoying time with her family, her husband and two adorable children.
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 since 2000 when she joined the practice. If Tammie isn’t answering the phone at work you can find her enjoying her two children, two grandchildren and husband George.