It is important to us that you know we are committed to a lifelong partnership that provides access to preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. We take that commitment very seriously.
We promise to get to know you medically and personally.
We promise a gentle touch, a comfortable environment, and a genuine smile.
Welcome to our practice!
Dr. Abidin and Dr. Cao are dental school sweethearts – they met at The Ohio State University and married after graduation. Outside the dental office, they enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and on their spare time – dabbling with woodworking.
Their interests and skills are very complementary, as they encompass nearly all areas of dentistry. While their approach to dentistry is conservative, Dr. Abidin and Dr. Cao stay up-to-date with new and advanced dental techniques and materials that truly benefit their patients. They are very interested in learning from continuing education opportunities. Dr. Abidin and Dr. Cao enjoy building relationships with their patients and the opportunity to help improve not only the oral health, but also the overall well-being of their patients.
Sean B. Abidin, DDS
Dr. Sean Abidin was raised in Lancaster, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Miami University, majoring in zoology. Dr. Abidin attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he received his Doctor in Dental Surgery degree graduating magna cum laude. He was initiated into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and received the Ora Beyl Kneisly Award and AOOMS Dental Implant Student Award upon graduation. After dental school, Dr. Abidin completed an Advance Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He has been practicing dentistry in private practice around central Ohio since residency. Dr. Abidin is a member of the following professional organizations: American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and Columbus Dental Society.
Vanessa M. Cao, DDS
Dr. Vanessa Cao grew up in western Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in general biology. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Cao continued her professional training with a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at The Dental Center at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Since then, she had been in private practice around Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Cao is an active member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and Columbus Dental Society.
Kellie: Registered Dental Hygienist/Expanded Function Dental Auxillary
After graduating from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Kellie spent 4 years living and practicing in Fairbanks, Alaska and has been with our office for over 4 years. She also works as a clinic instructor at The Ohio State University. Her areas of interest include dental rural outreach education and research. Kellie lives in the Powell area with her children Jack and Leah, 2 cats and 1 bird.
Mandi: Registered Dental Hygienist
Mandi graduated from West Liberty State College with a degree in dental hygiene. She has practiced dental hygiene in Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina, and Ohio. Getting to know her patients and helping them maintain great dental hygiene are two of her favorite parts of being a hygienist. Mandi enjoys traveling with her husband, Joe, and their kids, Vanessa and Connor. They dream of visiting all 50 states – 49 of them in their camper!
Marcy: Registered Dental Hygienist
Marcy graduated from West Liberty State College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been working as a hygienist for 20 years and has been with our office for more than 8 years. She loves getting to know our patients and helping them improve and maintain good oral hygiene. Marcy lives in Pataskala with her husband, Gary, and her two daughters, Emma and Gabby. She stays very busy with her daughters' activities and her family loves boating and camping.
Angie: Dental Assistant
Angie joined our team in 2017. She is a graduate of First Impressions Dental Assisting in Powell, Ohio and is certified in radiology, infection control, CPR, and first aid. Her favorite part about being a dental assistant is getting to work closely with our patients to ensure that their experience while in her chair is a comfortable and enjoyable one. Angie believes the key to happiness is an amazing smile. When she's not in the office, Angie enjoys spending time with her two children, Braden and Kenley, working out, golfing, watching movies, and being outdoors.
Brittany: Dental Assistant
Brittany began her dental career six years ago after graduating from Dental Assistant Pro, a dental assisting program in Westerville, Ohio. She stays focused on patient comfort throughout your visit, and she loves making sure that you have a smile on your face when you leave our office. Brittany lives in Marengo with her boyfriend, Ryan, and her two black labs, Camo and Hagen. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys anything that involves the outdoors, including riding her horse, hunting, and fishing.
Tennille: Practice Manager
Tennille began her career in the dental and medical field more than 15 years ago in Dallas, TX. Hers is the friendly face you first meet when you enter our office. She is responsible for scheduling, treatment planning, and making financial arrangements. Tennille prides herself in getting to know our amazing patients and offering the best options so they can complete their dental treatment and achieve the smile they deserve. Born and raised in Columbus, Tennille enjoys traveling abroad, cooking, and running.