Meet Our Doctors

Dr. William Hayes

Dr. William Hayes

Dentist

Education: St. Edward High School
Case Western Reserve University BA Psychology
Case Western Reserve University DDS

Positive Office Experience: I've always enjoyed working with people. I find dentistry a very rewarding and challenging career. I especially enjoy giving a patient a new smile or relieving their pain.

Life Outside of Work: My wife and I enjoy travel, golf, and gardening. We have five grandkids that we love to spoil.

Dr. Lauren Primiano

Dr. Lauren Primiano

Dentist

Education: Culver Academy
Kent State University BA Psychology & Business Administration
Case Western Reserve University DMD

Positive Office Experience: I truly enjoy working as a dentist and being part of a patient focused team that is hardworking and compassionate. One of the most important parts of being a dentist for me is making sure my patients understand their dental health and what options they have to improve their health at home and in our office. My goal is to reduce patient fear by explaining how and why treatment is needed. I love sharing my knowledge and skills with all my patients.

Life Outside of Work: My husband, John, and I spend our free time with our dog, Happy. We love to travel, hike, rock climb, paddleboard, and finding time to be outside or on the water. Our families are very important to us and we frequently visit with my three brothers, their wives, and children. Every Sunday we spend with John's parents and grandmother going to breakfast and church.

Meet Our Caring Team

Dr. Hayes’ Staff:

Cheri Hayes – Office Manager

Cheri

Office Manager

Positive Office Experience: I enjoy engaging with the patients and making them feel welcome in our office.

Life Outside of Work: Golfing, reading, gardening, and travel. Playing with the grandchildren.


Cheri Hayes – Office Manager

Dreama

Office Assistant

Positive Office Experience: Through the years I have really enjoyed building relationships with our patients and my co-workers.

Life Outside of Work: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, working on projects in our home, and gardening.


Leslie Rigby – Dental Hygienist

Leslie

Dental Hygienist

Positive Office Experience: I like working with people and meeting new people. I enjoy helping them learn about their health and making them feel comfortable.

Life Outside of Work: I am married and have a dog named Snoopy. We enjoy going on walks and gardening.


Allison James – Dental Hygienist

Allison

Dental Hygienist

Positive Office Experience: I began as a dental assistant and loved the dental office atmosphere, so I decided to return to school and study to become a hygienist. I enjoy being able to interact with all different patients throughout the day. I feel very lucky to have a great job where I love what I do.

Life Outside of Work: I have two children, Carter who is 11 years old and Avery who is 7 years old. They are both involved in sports, which keeps us very busy. We love to swim, bike, and watch Cleveland sports teams.


Vicki – Dental Assistant

Vicki

Dental Assistant

Education: I've been working in the dental field for over 25 years. I obtained my EFDA certification from Ohio State Univeristy.

Positive Office Experience: I enjoy building relationships with our patients and coworkers. I enjoy attending courses and seminars. It has helped me stay on top of this ever changing world of dentistry.

Life Outside of Work: I'm a wife, mother of 3 grown daughers, and grandmother of 3. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I spend a lot of time gardening, crafting, and plan on lots more traveling.


Shanna Lengle-Rodriguez – Dental Assistant

Jill

Dental Assistant

Positive Office Experience: I enjoy patient care, taking x-rays, and assisting doctor during procedures.

Life Outside of Work: I am a big movie guru and enjoy going to trivia nights. I was married March 2017 and enjoy being a Newlywed.



Dr. Primiano’s Staff:

Shirley Neumann – Office Manager

Shirley

Office Manager

Positive Office Experience: I have worked in the dental field for over 35 years. It is such a great environment to work in because no matter how unhappy a patient is when he/she walks in, they leave happy that they are no longer in pain and/or have a great smile! Our staff is great to work with. Everyone loves their job and our patients. We enjoy getting to know our patients and they become extended family to us.

Life Outside of Work: I live in Olmsted Township with my husband and two spoiled miniature Dachshunds, Bella and Tillie. I have two adult children and two grandsons who live out of state and I wish I could spend more time with them. In my spare time I like to read, play poker, and machine embroider. I'm always ready to go out with friends to a move, play, or dinner.


Mary Ellen Kolwicz – Dental Hygienist

Mary Ellen

Dental Hygienist

Education: Cuyahoga Community College for Dental Hygiene

Positive Office Experience: I have been a dental hygienist for more than 35 years and still love what I do. Being with this dental practice for 25+years, so many of the patients feel like part of my family. I find it so rewarding to be making a difference one smile at a time!

Life Outside of Work: I live in Avon Lake with my husband, Jay. We have 4 grown sons, 2 grandsons and one more baby on the way. We enjoy spending time with our family any chance we can get! I also love to cook, decorate and take part in many different crafts.


Kelly Foldesy – Dental Hygienist

Autumn

Dental Hygienist

Positive Office Experience: I really enjoy working at Olmsted Family Dentistry and being part of Dr. Primiano's team. I like that the office is full of friendly staff and patients who appreciate all our hardwork.

Life Outside of Work: I have a dog who I enjoy spending my freetime with. I also enjoy baking for friends and family, running, and traveling.


Kelly - RDH

Kelly

Dental Hygienist

Positive Office Experience: I have been treating patients for over 20 years. I am a warm and caring person, who makes every effort to make all of my patients feel right at home. I love being part of this wonderful staff here at Olmsted Family Dentistry.

Life Outside of Work: I live in Avon with my husband, Don. We are empty-nesters of two grown sons. My oldest son, Chris is a Navy rescue swimmer in Dragon Slayer Squadron on the Harry Truman aircraft carrier. My younger son, Ben, is a mechanical engineer for Worthington Steel. We love Cleveland sports and enjoy exercising in our spare time. I especially love swimming and taking long hikes.


Kelly - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelly

Dental Hygienist

Education: Associate of Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene. Cuyahoga Community College - May 2018

Positive Office Experience: I want every patient to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience at the dentist. I love helping people understand the importance of good oral hygiene.

Life Outside of Work: Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Joe and our poochon puppy named Dakota. I love to travel, take walks with my dog and watch movies in my free time.


Linda Beckman – Dental Assistant

Linda

Head Dental Assistant

Positive Office Experience: I have been working in the dental field for over 25years. Over the years I have continued to stay up to date in the dentistry field by attending seminars and courses. As a dental assistant, I have been able to build amazing relationships with both my coworkers and our patients. I have been very fortunate to work at a practice in Olmsted Falls, the town where I was born and raised. Working here has allowed me to keep in touch with patients who are also lifelong friends. Go Bulldogs!

Life Outside of Work: After marrying my high school sweetheart, Carl, we moved to Berea where we have lived for the past 33 years. I have two children Tara and Mark, and one granddaughter named Jenny. I am an animal lover. We have 2 jack russels, a cockatiel, and a turtle. In my free time I enjoy gardening, Zumba, fishing and cheering on my Cleveland sports teams.


Becky Sowers – Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (E.F.D.A.)

Shereen

Dental Assistant

Positive Office Experience:I feel very lucky to be part of this team and help patients every day. The entire staff is welcoming and will make you feel comfortable during your visit.

Life Outside of Work: I am married with 4 kids. When I'm not working I like to spend time with my family. We love watching movies together. I also enjoy cooking and going on Pinterest to find new recipes and crafts to try.


Our Dental Philosophy

Olmsted Family Dentistry team

Personal Relationships

One of the biggest strengths of our practice is how well we listen to our patients. Our team genuinely cares about you and enjoys hearing about your dental goals and about your every-day life. By getting to know you personally, we are able to develop a thorough understanding of your needs and improve your experience at our office. We look forward to building a lasting relationship with you through the years.


Customized Treatment

We recognize that you have unique needs, and we will custom design your treatments to fit. Whether your priority is looks, comfort or quality, we will work together to find the perfect treatment plan for you. You will quickly see that we do our very best to make sure your visit to our office is the best you’ve had. Our secret? Focusing on you.


Friendly Environment

When you walk through our doors, you’ll be greeted by warm smiles and friendly faces. Not only does our practice have a fun and caring team, we also have a bright, spacious environment that will put you at ease. We hope that you can feel welcomed and at home here.


Patient Education

Our goal isn’t to provide a quick fix to your dental problems. We’re here to educate you on the proper way to care for your oral health so you can avoid future problems and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come. Our knowledgeable dentists will explain the details of your oral condition, answer your questions and provide honest treatment recommendations, as well as at-home preventive suggestions. We will never push or pressure you. We will arm you with the knowledge needed to make informed, confident decisions regarding your oral health care.


Comprehensive Services

It is important to us that your family is able to receive all of the dental care you need right here in our office. We offer a wide variety of comprehensive services, from general and preventive care to more complex treatments including root canals, restorations, extractions and orthodontics. Through our comprehensive treatment plans, we will put you on the path to lasting oral health and wellness.


High-Quality Dentistry

Drs. Primiano and Hayes bring years of knowledge, experience and advanced treatments to our patients. They are passionate about their work and will never settle for less than their best when it comes to your family’s oral health care. Their commitment to high-quality dentistry ensures excellent results. You can trust you are in good hands here.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

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