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Powell Dental Group welcomes you and your family to our practice where our skilled, gentle, compassionate doctors and staff will care for you like family. Our doctors are Dr. Shelley Shults, Dr. Emily Hutchins, and Dr. Joe Touhalisky. Our focus is comprehensive general, restorative, complex and cosmetic dentistry for adults and children, performed at the highest level of excellence with unsurmountable dedication. All of our doctors and team can help you achieve that healthy, attractive smile ...Read More

Meet our team

Dr. Shelley Shults Owner, Dentist, Dental Sleep Medicine Physician, Registered Nurse Practitioner Read Bio

Dr. Shelley Shults own a compelling compassion for excellence in holistic and interdisciplinary healthcare. She is a family nurse practitioner, a general and cosmetic dentist, a board certified dental sleep medicine practitioner, a diplomate of The American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, and is faculty with The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Through education, experience, and coupling disciplines, Dr. Shelley is passionate for advancing interdisciplinary knowledge and enjoys public ...Read More

Dr. Joseph Touhalisky Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Joe earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Alma College of Michigan. He attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, graduating in 2001, Cum Laude. During his clinical years of dental practice, he has committed his focus to a comprehensive dental model with emphasis in Periodontics, Esthetic Dentistry and Implantology. He received the Northeastern Society of Periodontists Achievement Award and The American Equilibration Society Achievement Award. He was inducted into the ...Read More

Dr. Emily Hutchins Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Emily grew up in Dublin, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Finance with a minor in Spanish. She earned her doctoral degree from UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Dr. Hutchins completed a comprehensive, 12 month AEGD residency at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio, Texas. Her residency focused on the surgical placement and restoration of implants, gum and bone grafts, root canals, advanced crown ...Read More

Krista Office Manager, Sleep Apnea Care Coordinator, Treatment & Insurance Coordinator, Dental Assistant, Ohio Chapter President of FAADOM Read Bio

Krista Smith, FAADOM, has over 19 years of experience in General Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Endodontics and Dental Sleep Medicine. Krista has experience, training and knowledge ranging from management, human resources, dental assisting, treatment planning and coordination, insurance claims, equipment and office repairs, and dental sleep medicine billing and practice management. In 2015, Krista earned her Fellowship in Dental Office Management from AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Manag ...Read More

Judah Certified Dental Assistant, Assistant Office Manager, Medical Insurance Coordinator Read Bio

udah has nearly a decade of management experience in multiple fields ranging from food service to higher education and social services. Judah graduated with her Associate of Science degree from Columbus State Community College in 2014. In 2015, Judah completed the dental assisting program at Ohio Business College and began her career with Powell Dental Group. Judah served as a dental assistant for a year before realizing her true passion was on the business side of dentistry. As the assistant of ...Read More

Cortney Administrative Assistant, Treatment Plan Coordinator Read Bio

Cortney is native born to Sunbury, Ohio and has younger twin sisters. She graduated from high school in 2005 and then studied towards an Associate of Arts degree at Columbus State Community College. Cortney currently lives in Westerville with her boyfriend Patrick and dog Cole. She enjoys concerts, old movies, home decorating, shopping, and eating out at Italian restaurants with friends. Her favorite place to travel is Myrtle Beach. Cortney has worked in dentistry since 2013 and is able to answe ...Read More

Mallory Administrative Assistant, Dental Insurance Coordinator Read Bio

Mallory was born and raised in Grove City, Ohio with two brothers. She studied at Columbus State Community College, pursuing an Associate of Arts. She developed an interest in dentistry and was trained as a dental assistant and later as an administrative assistant treatment coordinator. She has over 10 years of experience in the dental field. Mallory loves to babysit her toddler niece Darby. Her hobbies include reading mysteries, going to concerts and music festivals with friends, boating, jet s ...Read More

Brentley Certified Dental Assistant, Dental Sleep Medicine Assistant Read Bio

Brentley was born, raised and attended school in Delaware, Ohio. She is the mother of two young vivacious and beautiful children, Lynkan and Rylan. Brentley is pursuing her Associate of Science degree with the desire to pursue dentistry as a DDS as her ultimate professional career. Brentley is insightful, dependable, thoughtful and goes the extra mile for her patients. She enjoys learning, spending time with her children and friends, and loves “Impractical Jokers!” Her laughter will warm your he ...Read More

Jenny Registered Dental Hygienist, EFDA (Expanded Functions Duty Assistant), Anesthesia Certified Read Bio

Jenny grew up in Northwestern Ohio in the small town of Elida. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. She received her certificate as an Expanded Functions Duty Assistant (EFDA), allowing her to perform a wider range of services for her patients. Jenny’s passion in dentistry is to make every visit enjoyable for her patient. She enjoys building a rapport with patients and is dedicated to helping them achieve their healthiest and best ...Read More

Kerry Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kerry grew up in Pataskala, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing for over 10 years and loves getting to know her patients. Her greatest professional passion is educating her patients on the oral-systemic link regarding the oral and whole body health connections. She resides in Lewis Center with her husband Brendan, their son Eliot, and dog Bella. In her free time she enjoys going to the zoo, readin ...Read More

Rose Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Rose was born and raised in Powell, Ohio. She developed an interest and passion for the dental field in her school age years. Following her dreams, Rose attained her CDA in 2005. She then worked as a dental assistant for 5 years before returning to further her education in hygiene school. Rose graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from The Ohio State University in 2013. She enjoys getting to know patients of the community and helping them achieve and maintain optimal or ...Read More

Paul Dental Assistant Read Bio

Paul was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He graduated from high school in 1998, then attended Columbus State Community College as a business major. He has worked in sales, customer service, and as a pharmacy technician prior to graduating from First Impressions Dental Assisting. Paul was drawn to the field of dentistry due to his philanthropic interest in helping humanity. He has 2 sisters, is married to Anastasia, and has a four year old son named Graham. Their family enjoys traveli ...Read More

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