Our main goal is to simplify oral healthcare for our patients through our commitment to patient education, our state of the art facilities, and our commitment to advanced continued education. We strive to exceed our patient’s expectations in all thing oral healthcare and customer service. We emphasize prevention and conservative care.
Meet Our Team
Augusto Fojas, DDS
Dr. Fojas was born in the Philippines. At the age of two his family immigrated to the United States. He grew up in Steubenville, Ohio and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School. After completing his studies at Kent State, he attended The Ohio State College of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Fojas has lived in the Columbus area for over 20 years. He is a loving husband to his wife Sherri, involved father to Sam, Sydney and Sophie. His interests include the Buckeyes, tennis, hiking and gardening. He is actively involved in Xenos Christian Fellowship where he and wife help lead an adult home bible study. In his spare time, he regularly volunteers at a local food pantry. A graduate from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Dr. Fojas is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Columbus Dental Society. He continues to be involved with the non-profit organization Christina’s Smile, which delivers dental care to children in communities in need. He is also committed to continuing education through frequent participation in advanced hands-on courses, lectures and local study clubs.
Sue graduated from Whetstone High School and The Ohio State University, Division of Dental Hygiene. Sue and her husband have lived in Upper Arlington for 30 years. Her daughter is a family physician in Hilliard, she and her husband live in Powell. Her son Matt is a medical sales rep in Chicago, IL. She has worked part time for Dr. Fojas for the last 15 years. Our office is a member of the Paragon Program which allows all of us to take part in great continuing education classes in order to give our patients the very best dental care. Tennis is a passion of Sue’s, she has been playing for about 20 years. Sue recently began doing some biking and plans to check out some of the great biking trails around the area this summer. Sue is a crazy Browns, Blue Jackets, and Buckeye Fan.
Originally from New Jersey, she came to Westerville in 1981 where she attended Westerville North High School and lives with her husband. Sharon has 3 kids that are all now in college. Sharon stays involved in her community and enjoys seeing our patients around town. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and is qualified as an Advanced Qualified Personnel. She is also certified to work without a doctor on site, to administer nitrous oxide and has her certification to administer local anesthesia. She looks forward to working with you at Dr. Fojas’s Dental Office. In her free time she likes gardening, sewing and cooking.
Emily is originally from Northeastern Ohio. She graduated in 2011 from Youngstown State University with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She later received a BS and a Master’s degree from The Ohio State University. She has been a hygienist for Dr. Fojas since 2014. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her husband (Jason) and their rescue dog (Bella). They enjoy traveling to new places and being outdoors as much as they can.
Jessica is originally from the Lima area of Northwestern Ohio. She graduated in 2012 from Rhodes State College with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She has lived in the Columbus area since graduating. She has a passion for understanding & helping patients to the best of her ability. Outside of the office, her and her husband(Craig) enjoy walking their dog & working out at Orange Theory Fitness. They also love taking trips to Arizona where her younger sister & 2 nieces live. Go Bucks!
Kym started in dentistry in the spring of 2016 with Dr. Fojas’s, she helps to ensure patients receive great care. She is excited to see what the future in this field holds and how she can grow in this field. She grew up a country girl and loves animals, especially her horses. She now likes spending her free time with her roommates going on adventures all over the Ohio. She also enjoys helping people in and around her community.
In July of 2016 Stephanie was offered the opportunity to come work for Dr. Fojas. She has enjoyed getting to work with our patients on many levels while learning a new trade. Stephanie was born and raised in SE Ohio and moved to Columbus in 2000. She moved out west for 3 years, but decided to come home to be close to family. She loves animals and has rescued quite a few, some might call her the cat lady and she’s ok with that. She loves our Columbus Blue Jackets, music and binge watching Netflix, slouchy beanie hats and hanging with friends and family.
Lily entered the dental field in 1990. She has held various positions through her career from chair side assisting to managing. Lily is currently work behind the scenes making sure everything is up to date and complete. Her various experiences have increased her knowledge of practices and techniques to help patients and the dentist to include dental insurance application and follow through. Her interests include her aging pet poodle, three cats, art work, bible study and gardening.