Meet the Team

Meghan, Registered Dental Hygienist

A 2014 graduate of Sinclair Community College with her associates of applied science in dental hygiene Meghan has been working for Dr. Hickman for over a year. Meghan was first drawn to the dental field because she likes to help enhance patient’s smiles to help them build confidence. She also finds it very important to educate each and every patient on the importance of oral hygiene. Patients absolutely love Meghan with her upbeat personality and sense of humor.

In her free time Meghan likes to spend time traveling with her husband Brady and their miniature Dachshund Bo. They enjoy going to Ann Arbor for the Michigan games. Go Blue!! In October of 2016 they will be expanding their family welcoming a baby girl!

Kelly, Registered Dental Hygienist

With a very impressive 12 years in the dental field Kelly is a 2010 graduate of Columbus State Community College with her applied science degree in dental hygiene. Kelly has been working for Dr. Hickman for over 3 years and has become an important member of our team. She finds it important to make sure each patient is educated on optimal oral health. Kelly loves coming to work each day and finds her coworkers to be like family!

When not at work Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband Steve and their 3 children. They are a very active family and enjoy staying busy!

Dena, Office Manager

With an impressive 3 year’s experience Dena has been working side by side with patients in assisting them with scheduling, account information, and insurance processing. Dena feels that each person’s dental needs are special and she, from personal experience, realizes how important a smile transformation can be. She works diligently to make sure that each patient achieves their ultimate goal by explaining step by step each procedure of treatment along the way. Dena joined the Havens Family Dental team in 2016 and instantly realized this was a great fit for her with an awesome staff and Doctor that she believes in.

Dena is a very active member in the community doing many events with her church. She finds that it is very important to give back to those who are in our community.

Claudia, Dental Assistant

With her degree from The Ohio Business College Claudia is a very important member of our team. She enjoys helping Dr. Hickman side by side with patient procedures each day. Claudia has an impressive 5 year’s experience in the dental field and has an eye for precision and cosmetic dentistry. She has many important tasks that are completed each day which include taking x-rays, preparing rooms, sterilization of instruments, and greeting patients.

Claudia is very patient, understanding and always willing to help out when needed which makes her a great member of our team. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and has a love for fitness!

Mary, Dental Assistant

While attending school at Everest Community College Mary joined the Haven’s Family Dental team in January 2015. She then completed her certificate in Dental Assisting in July of 2015. Mary is a vital member of our team and has many important office duties each day which include greeting patients, taking x-rays, sterilizing rooms and instruments, and laboratory work. Mary loves coming to work every day because of her coworkers who have become like family and Dr. Hickman who keeps a very fun learning environment.

In her free time Mary enjoys spending time with friends and her large family. She enjoys traveling to new places and going on adventures!

Haley, Insurance Coordinator

A 2015 graduate of Butler County Community College with an applied science degree in Business Administration Haley joined the Havens Family Dental team in 2016. She is now working towards her bachelor’s degree at Franklin University in Accounting. She has been working in the dental field for over 6 years with a vast knowledge of dental billing and insurance companies. Haley is an important part of our everyday routine making sure that each patient is checked in properly and all patient information is updated and accurate. She thoroughly enjoys working in our office and feels the upbeat environment that the doctor keeps makes each day enjoyable. She is always more than happy to help patients understand their current insurance plans better along with picking a plan that fits their needs best each year!

In her free time Haley enjoys spending time with her fiancé Ryan and their 3 year old daughter. They enjoy doing outdoor activities and visiting family out of state. They are welcoming an addition to their family in September of 2016 a baby boy!

Alyssa, Expanded Function Dental Axillary

Alyssa began her twelve year dental career when she joined the U.S. Army and graduated as a Dental Specialist from the Health and Science Academy in Ft. Sam Huston Texas in 2005. She spent eight years in The Ohio National Guard working with the 285th Area Medical Support Company where she served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 06-07 as a Dental Specialist. Alyssa became a Certified Dental Assistant in 2012 when she attending The Ohio State University of Dentistry, graduating as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. Alyssa went on continuing her education graduating from Columbus State Community College with her Associates of Arts degree in 2015.

Alyssa has worked aside Dr. Hickman at Havens Family Dental as an EFDA for 3 years now. She loves working with such a caring dentist, knowledgeable staff and overall dental team that creates such a pleasant environment to be in. Alyssa recently got married in Negril, Jamaica to her long time love Josh. They spend most of their free time with family and two dogs Missy and Lexi. They love exploring downtown Columbus, boating on the lake and keeping an active lifestyle. Alyssa's unique military background, exceptional experience in the dental field and strive for excellence makes her a big asset to Havens Family Dental.

Experience family dentistry with a spa-like touch at Havens Family Dental. Our Blacklick dental office happily serves patients from Pataskala, Gahanna, New Albany, and Reynoldsburg. Conveniently located to all of East Colombus, contact us today to begin your journey toward the smile you want and the dental care you need.

1582 North Waggoner Road, Suite B, Blacklick, OH 43004 USA
Dr. Kyle Hickman Havens Family Dental provide comprehensive dental services for the whole family to restore and improve their smiles. (614) 762-2737 (614) 762-2168