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Walter Mick, DDS
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Walter Mick has provided comprehensive dental care for patients in and around Columbus, OH. He studied at Miami University in Oxford, OH, receiving a BA in zoology in 1983. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry in 1987. Dr. Mick truly loves interacting with patients and is passionate about problem-solving. The bigger your dental concern, the more Dr. Mick will enjoy finding all the right pieces to complete the puzzle. Regardless of your dental irregularities, Dr. Mick’s skilled, careful treatment will exceed even the highest expectations.
After his dental studies, Dr. Mick completed his general practice residency at University Hospitals of The Ohio State University in Columbus,Ohio. He has also participated in numerous continuing education and advanced study programs including the Mini-Prosthetics Residency with Spectrum Dental Society in 2014.
Dr. Mick grew up in nearby Thornville, OH. He is happily married and has four grown children. Dr. Mick is a self-proclaimed “channel surfer,” but swears he can never surf past either of the first two Godfather movies. When he’s not relaxing with his family, Dr. Mick enjoys running, weightlifting, boating, fishing, water skiing, and any and all other water sports. Dr. Mick is a respected member of numerous professional organizations including the:
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Dental Association
- Ohio Dental Association
- Columbus Dental Society
- American Academy of Implants Dentistry (AAID)
Meet Our Staff
JoLynnFinancial Coordinator/Office Manager
For nearly a decade, JoLynn has provided our patients with the superior, attentive service they have come to expect from Mick Family Dental Care. JoLynn loves seeing our patients smile and works to help everyone we treat feel comfortable with their payment, insurance, and financing options. She strives to make paying for treatments stress-free. To better serve our patients, JoLynn is also certified by the state of Ohio in radiography, which allows her to lend a hand throughout the practice. She previously studied at Kent State University in Kent, OH. Outside the office, JoLynn is happily married with four grown children. She loves running, weight training, boating, water skiing, and relaxing with a good book.
Tessa has been greeting our patients with a friendly smile and kind word since 2011. She specializes in helping even the most apprehensive patients feel comfortable during their visit, and patients appreciate her kindness and care.
Outside the office, Tessa has been happily married for 26 years and has three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, engaging in various church activities, reading, and traveling. Tessa also spends time with her twin sister, who is also her lifelong best friend.
Since 2012, Kate has been helping to put a perfect smile on our patient’s faces. She loves the feeling she gets from helping patients improve or repair their smiles. Kate previously studied at the Everest Institute in Gahanna, OH and is CPR certified. She is also a licensed radiographer.
Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her four siblings and her children, Randy and Khloe. Any downtime is spent on her four-wheeler, practicing her archery skills, and with other outdoor activities. She also works to maintain her beautiful home that she proudly purchased at the age of 22!
HeatherRegistered Dental Hygienist
Heather has been with Mick Family Dental Care since 1997. She holds a BS in dental hygiene from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry, and she continues to develop and maintain her skills. Heather loves working with our patients to help them achieve optimal oral health.
Outside the office, Heather is happily married with two daughters, Lilly and Abby. She loves traveling, spending time with her family, boating at Lake Cumberland, and keeping up with Buckeye Football!
New to the Mick Family Dental Care team, Courtney has been assisting part-time in our office since 2017. She assists Heather during busy Monday nights, while also working alongside Kate and Dr. Mick. She enjoys helping patients feel comfortable during every appointment. She graduated with honors at Fairfield Career Center as a CDA.
Outside the office, Courtney works as a server at Old Bag of Nails. She loves relaxing and spending time with her family. Also, she is a proud dog mom to a yorkie named Waffles!