Team Members – Pickerington
Stonecreek Dental Care is a full service dental office providing a wide variety of specialists to take care of all of your dental needs. We are proud of our Endodontist, Periodontist and Orthodontist. We also have a doctor who focuses on oral surgery and another who loves working with children and provides the tender care they need. We know a lot of people are nervous about visiting the dentist and that’s our purpose for having these specialists on location. We know that any problems you may face, we can address right here at Stonecreek Dental Care.
All of our General Dentists as well as Dental Specialists practice everyday by our office motto: “It’s not so much what we do, but how we do it that really matters.”
J. Clarke Sanders, DDS
Dr. Sanders is the heart and soul of our office as the founder of Stonecreek Dental Care in 1986. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1978 and the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1981. He then spent 3 years in the U.S. Naval Dental Corps and 2 years as an associate in a private practice. He has had extensive training in Sedation, Dental Implants, Invisalign, Whole Mouth Rehabilitation and Cosmetics. His years of experience has allowed him to begin consulting with other dental practices as a partner in Dental Practice Strategies.
Erin M. Biehle, DDS
Dr. Biehle has been at Stonecreek Dental Care since 2002, when she graduated in the top 3 of her class from Ohio State College of Dentistry. She is a highly skilled, yet compassionate doctor with an eye for detail especially with Sedation cases, Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign. For undergrad, she played basketball at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Biehle has been married to her husband Andy since May of 2003 and they have three children. In her free time, Dr. Biehle enjoys traveling, working on their house and cheering on the Buckeyes. Go Bucks!
Ben Meer, DDS
Dr. Meer joined Stonecreek Dental Care in 2008 after completing advanced training at his General Practice Residency at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, NY. He is a highly skilled doctor with a special interest in Oral Surgery. He completed his undergraduate work at Xavier University, and his dental education at Marquette University School of Dentistry. He enjoys the outdoors, running, cycling, and competing in triathlons. Dr. Sanders and Dr. Biehle are trying to convert him to a Buckeye Fan!
Brian Mooney, DDS
Dr. Mooney joined Stonecreek Dental Care in 2009 after completing two years of general practice residency at the University of Virginia. Dr. Mooney is from Elida, Ohio and completed his undergraduate degree and dental training at The Ohio State University. Needless to say, he is a huge Buckeye fan! Dr. Mooney enjoys all aspects of dentistry, which includes cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign, Sedation Dentistry, and Oral surgery. In his down time, he enjoys being outdoors and staying fit along with attending most any sporting event.
Sarah Ash, DDS
Dr. Ash was born and raised in Brighton, Michigan (she’s always been a Buckeye fan though), and joined the Stonecreek team in 2014. After completing her undergrad and obtaining her B.S. in Athletic Training at Mt. Union College, Dr. Ash went onto complete her M.E in Exercise Physiology and Adult Fitness at the University of Akron. Dr. Ash competed her degree in Dentistry at the Ohio State University where she enjoyed tailgating and cheering on the Buckeyes!
Dr. Ash has a fun, upbeat approach to dentistry and enjoys getting to know her patients! In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, attending OSU games and spending time with her adorable son, Max. Dr. Ash recently got a Great Dane puppy, Ted who continues to grow larger by the day!
Ami Patel, DDS
Dr. Patel is part of our team at Stonecreek Dental Care. She was born & raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her undergrad at Case Western University with a major in Nutrition before completing dental school at Ohio State University. She truly enjoys working with children and focuses most of her dental practice to them. Her calm, patient and gentle attitude is appealing to children as well as adults. Dr. Patel and her husband, Shayer, reside in Dublin. Shayer is also a dentist practicing in Worthington. She enjoys cooking, arts & crafts, traveling and volleyball.
Nancy Montgomery, D.D.S., M.S., Orthodontist
Dr. Nancy Montgomery received her Doctor of Dental Surgery, summa cum laude, from the Ohio State University in 1993. She then completed a three-year specialty program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Montgomery is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the Ohio Dental Association, the Ohio Association of Orthodontists, and the Columbus Dental Society. She has been in private practice since 1997.
Dr. Montgomery’s passion for the profession comes from her own experiences. In fourth grade, she had a palate expander; then, during her junior year of high school, she underwent comprehensive orthodontic treatment in combination with jaw surgery to straighten her teeth and correct her bite.
“I know what a difference orthodontic treatment made for me. I want you or your child to experience the difference a beautiful smile and a healthy, functional bite can make for the rest of your life.” – Dr. Montgomery
Louis Susi, DDS
Dr. Susi is an endodontist (root canal specialist). As an endodontist, Dr. Susi specializes in treating injuries, diseases, and infections of the dental pulp in a compassionate and pain-free manner. His technique is remarkable and his results are exceptional!
Dr. Susi grew up in Columbus, Ohio, where he now lives with his family. He earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1998 and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2003. Dr. Susi continued his post-graduate studies at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he completed a post-graduate residency in endodontics in 2005.
Lori Levenson, DDS M.S.
Dr. Lori Levenson is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where she received her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (summa cum laude). She continued her specialty training at OSU where she earned her certificate in Periodontics and also received a Master of Science degree. She did extensive research while at OSU and has numerous publications in dental journals.
Through a combination of up-to-date technology, sensible treatment plans and genuine devotion to the unique needs of each patient, Dr. Lori helps you achieve optimum oral health. She does this in a relaxed environment and helps to alleviate any anxiety by listening to your concerns. In your treatment planning phase of your appointment, she includes you in the decision making process. Your comfort and your understanding of your periodontal needs are of utmost importance to her as she helps you improve your oral health and consequently improves your overall health. Dr. Lori truly enjoys learning and is dedicated to lifelong learning through continuing education courses.
Dr. Lori is happily married. She has two children, three dogs and one cat. She is a member of the Ohio Academy of Periodontists, the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Ira Levenson, DDS M.S.
Dr. Ira Levenson is a 1986 graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, in New York where he received his training in all aspects of general dentistry. While at Columbia, Ira’s interest in basic science led him to the research laboratory. There, his growing passion for basic science research led him to pursue a post-doctoral degree in Oral Biology and a clinical specialty in Periodontics. It was at The Ohio State University, in 1989,where he received his certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Ira maintained a growing practice and taught part time at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and provided continuing education courses for both dentists and dental hygienists.
Dr. Ira’s approach to practice is centered around a devotion not only to patient education but also a commitment to help each patient achieve better oral health. An avid student, Dr. Ira frequently obtains continuing education training to help him better serve his patients.
Dr. Ira’s interests outside of dentistry include bible study, exercising, long walks with his wife and their bevy of dogs, listening to music, and sharing life with family and friends.
Dr. Ira is licensed by the Dental Boards of Ohio, New York, and New Jersey and is a member of The American Academy of Periodontology, the Ohio Academy of Periodontists, the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists and the International Congress of Oral implantologists.