Meet the team

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Michael Pappas, DDS, MBA

"We’re not your average dental practice. Our passion is making dentistry easy for everyone and providing the ideal home for every smile."

As a native Buckeye, Dr. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Healthcare Management, his Doctor of Dental Surgery, and his Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University. He graduated at the top of his dental school class and received the prestigious Veler Scholarship – awarded to only one individual per class based on academic excellence, character, and integrity.

Dr. Mike is dedicated to pursuing the latest dental techniques and technological advancements to ensure his patients receive the best solutions available. He currently owns three dental practices and is active in the Ohio Dental Association, where he has served in many leadership roles. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Beyond dentistry, Dr. Pappas enjoys community activities, reading, running, playing basketball and golf, and spending time with his certified therapy dog – a golden retriever named Roscoe.

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Courtney Colles, DDS

"I believe modern dentistry should be comfortable, painless, and relaxing. That’s what I seek to offer every patient I serve."

Dr. Colles is from Dublin and is a tried and true Buckeye, receiving both her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Sciences and Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) degrees from The Ohio State University. She then spent a year in Youngstown furthering her skills and caring for patients needing both emergency and routine dental care at a Level 1 trauma center, St. Elizabeth’s Youngstown Hospital. Dr. Colles is very committed to her patients' oral health goals and is a current member of the American Dental Association and the Ohio Dental Association.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Colles enjoys lifting weights at the gym, spending time outside in the park with her rambunctious Golden Retriever named Rogan, and cheering on the Buckeyes and the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Sara Schairbaum, DDS

"My top priority is patient comfort and taking the time to really educate patients about their oral health needs."

Dr. Schairbaum is originally from Sylvania, Ohio but has had a connection to Columbus her whole life. She has been attending Buckeye home games since she was 6 years old, and earned her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Pharmaceutical Sciences and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from The Ohio State University while also competing in varsity women’s rowing.

Dr. Schairbaum takes pride in getting to know her patients and finding the best plan to achieve their oral health goals. She has been practicing in Columbus since 2015, guided by her passion for making her patients as comfortable as possible.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Schairbaum loves outdoor activities – taking hikes, going biking, rowing, and golfing. She can also be found traveling and camping with her husband and their dog, Kona.

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We Can’t Wait To Meet You

We look forward to meeting you. Call (614) 350-5300 or request an appointment online to set up your first visit. We’ll be in touch soon.