About Our Team

Looking for a dental office that your entire family will love? If you live in the Lorain, OH area, look no further than Team Leatherman Care Dentistry. Our team combines modern technology with a fun approach to create a positive experience for patients of all ages! We understand that in the past you may not have looked forward to going to the dentist. But here, you definitely will!

We offer a wide range of general and cosmetic dental services, as well as sleep apnea treatments, to help you achieve a smile you love for a lifetime!





office; Team Leatherman Care Dentistry, Lorain, OH 44053
office; Team Leatherman Care Dentistry, Lorain, OH 44053

We’re proud to be listed among Cleveland Magazine’s “Top Dentists” in Northeast Ohio!


Dental Professionals Who Know How to Have Fun!

Meet The Doctors

Thomas G Leatherman DDS

Dr Tom feels so fortunate to be practicing dentistry now with all of the new and improved techniques available to dentists today. He is even more fortunate to be surrounded by such a caring staff. They really do treat each of our patients like family; always striving to help our wonderful patients reach optimal oral health.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Miami of Ohio, he earned a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) at Case Western Reserve University in 1985. Dr. Tom has Fellowship status but continues to work toward his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Lorain County Dental Society, Phi Beta Kappa, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and The American Academy of Computerized Dentistry. He is also a mentor for CEREC Doctors and is in the Faculty Club for Spear Education.

Dr. Tom and his wife, Judy, love spending their time together and with friends visiting new places and attending concerts or shows. They have two grown children, Laura and Tommy, who are the joys of their lives! Laura is married to Aaron Ramsey – a wonderful addition to our family. Dr Tom’s hobbies include music appreciation and performing (playing keyboards in several bands, most notably FireSide CLE, Cloud9 CLE, photography, camping, rafting, fly-fishing, computers, and general gadgetry (his nickname is Dr. Gadget).

Dr. Ian A. Fehring, DDS

Dr. Fehring is originally from Cincinnati, OH and currently resides in Bay Village with his wife, Dr. Candice Fehring, who is also a general dentist, and their three children.

Dr. Fehring graduated in 2001 from St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati, OH) and from Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY) in 2005 with his undergraduate degree. He is a 2009 graduate from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Fehring completed a residency at Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton, OH)

He has received an advanced education in Oral Surgery, Pediatric Dentristry, Endodontics, Periodontics, Dental Implants, Prosthodontics and Sedation Dentistry, with a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Fehring is a member of the:

-Ohio Dental Association
-American Dental Association
-Greater Cleveland Dental Society
-West Shore Study Club

Dr. Fehring was a four year Division II college athlete, competing in both soccer and track & field. In his free time, he plays on a men’s soccer team and participates regularly in 5K and 10K running races. He has also competed in several triathlons.


Candice L Fehring, DDS

Dr. Candice is an active member of the American Dental Association, The Ohio Dental Association and the Cleveland Dental Society. She also is a member of Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity as well as an active participant in the Westshore Dental Study Club, Women in Dentistry Study Club and Spear Education Study Club. She is enjoying getting to know all of our wonderful patients and their families and looks forward to treating them for years to come.

Dr. Candice and her husband, Ian, have three adorable children; Brady, Mackenzie and Lilly, who keep them quite busy and happy. Her hobbies include Boating, Health & Fitness, Snow Skiing, Cooking, & Baking. In her spare time she is the co-coordinator of MOPS (Mother of Pre-schooler’s) at her church.

Meet The Staff

Debbie Gilles, Scheduling Coordinator

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Debbie is pleased to be part of Team Leatherman Care Dentistry in her position as Patient Scheduling Coordinator. She brings with her over 35 years of dental management experience and her willingness to help you find the perfect time for creating a perfect smile!

Debbie and her husband, Bill, are avid boaters and spend their summers on the waters of Lake Erie and Put-In-Bay. They are the proud parents of Bryan and Benjamin. Bryan and his wife, Amanda, live in Put-In-Bay with the awesome labrador retrievers. Benjamin and his wife, Brittany live in Amherst and are the proud parents of beautiful twin daughters.

Donna Perrigan, Financial Coordinator

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Donna brings more than 25 years of experience to Team Leatherman Care. Her highly trained skills in the dental field have come full circle in her work from clinical to administrative positions. She works every day to help patients better understand their financial options when maintaining or restoring their smiles and oral health. Building positive relationships of trust and appreciation with our patients is Donna’s biggest reward.

Donna and her husband, Kurby, share the joy of loving and nurturing their five children and eleven grandchildren and spending time together outdoors. Donna is also very involved with the church where her husband is pastor, and enjoys spending time with her church family as well.

Nicole Neroni, Registered Dental Hygienist

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Nicole is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) having graduated from Lorain County Community College. She is a proud member of Team Leatherman Care and continually strives to increase her knowledge in improving our patients’ oral health. She enjoys being a part of a team that is committed to providing the best care possible for their patients. Nicole most values Team Leatherman Care’s strong sense of family and togetherness. TLC is a family and we like to treat you like family too!

Nicole is married to Joe and they have a beautiful blended family . They enjoy spending their leisure time with their children and grandchildren . Travel, Food, Fun and Family are words they live by.

Jean Worden, Benefits Coordinator

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Jean has been very happy to be part of Team Leatherman Care since 2006. Jean has been in the dental field for over 40 years, working both as an assistant and an office manager. She started her dental career at Ohio State University School of Dentistry.

Jean has been married to Dirk for 50 wonderful years. They have three daughters; Carrie, Amy, and Karli. They are blessed with three beautiful grandchildren and three great sons-in-law. In her spare time Jean enjoys family vacations, walking, and going to the gym. She feels blessed to spend special moments with her 100 year old mom as well. And in the Fall, she loves the Ohio State Football Season – it is all about “GO BUCKS!”

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Mikkell, CDA/EFDA

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Mikkell was born with a genuine love for people. She discovered her passion for dentistry in January 1999 when she decided to try her hand as a dental assistant in Las Vegas, Nevada. After moving to Ohio in 2012, she attended The Ohio State University EFDA program and has been caring for patients as an EFDA since 2014.
Mikkell has one son, Steel, and two dogs, Foxy and Remy. Outside of the office, she spends her time as a Certified Functional Nutrition Counselor, walking her dogs, reading, cooking, socializing with friends, enjoying the outdoors, and volunteering with Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Abbygayle Moyse, Front Desk Administrator

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Abbygayle is a proud member of the TLC family in her position as Front Desk Coordinator. Her years of administrative experience and passion for people help contribute to our teams commitment to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Outside of the office, Abbygayle and her partner, Scott, love spending time with friends and family. Game nights, camping and live music highlight just a few of the many activities that they enjoy. Her downtime generally involves a good book so recommendations are always welcome! 

Natasha Diaz, CDA/EFDA

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Natasha is a Certified Dental Assistant that has a true passion for dentistry. She recently graduated from Case Western Reserve University and is now practicing as a EFDA. Working at TLC since 2017 has been such a blessing for her because she loves working one on one with patients and helping people. She is the mother to two beautiful boys, Dustin and Jaxson and enjoys being with her family, spending time outdoors, and horseback riding.

Kelly Delmonico, Registered Dental Hygienist

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Kelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist graduate from Lorain County Community College. She joined Team Leatherman Care in July 2016 after working for a pediatric practice for eight years. Kelly enjoys being a part of this amazing dental team and strives to assure outstanding dental health to all of her patients.

Kelly enjoys traveling with her husband, Tony, and likes to keep active by running, biking, golfing, and an occasional karaoke is not out of the question! She has two sons, Michael and his wife, Sarah, and Kevin and his wife, Christie. Kelly is very excited to help Kevin and Christie welcome their first child, and her first grandchild Jackson born June 13th, 2021.

Chelsea, Dental Assistant

Chelsea, Registered Dental Hygienist

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Chelsea graduated from Lorain County Community College with Associate of Science and an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene degrees. She is also currently continuing her education online through The Ohio State University Baccalaureate Completion Program for Dental Hygiene with plans to incorporate teaching in the future. She was a dental assistant for five years prior to becoming a dental hygienist. Chelsea is very passionate about the dental field and helping her patients obtain optimal oral health.
She married her funny and caring husband, Mike, in 2017. They have two sons, Lucas and Miles who keep them very busy! As a family, they enjoy visiting local beaches and restaurants, walks in the park, and Cleveland Sports. They try to attend many Cleveland Indians games each summer. Chelsea enjoys having monthly girls nights with her friends and having couples game nights.
Amanda, Dental Assistant

Celine, Dental Assistant

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Celine has always been someone who enjoys caring for others. Starting off with being a nanny from a young age she quickly realized her love for helping other people. She chose a wonderful career in Dentistry after her daughter,Finley, was born in 2016. She completed Dental Assisting school at Lorain County JVS and entered the field in 2017. She is very grateful to be a part of The TLC family.

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Veronica Colon, Dental Assistant

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Veronica has always enjoyed working with and caring for others. She became a dental assistant five years ago after completing the dental program at Ross Medical Education in 2017. That same year she welcomed the arrival of her first child Ameliyah and her son Owen  came shortly after in 2019. She loves spending time with her family, cooking and listening to music. Veronica feels very blessed to be a part of an amazing and welcoming family practice here at TLC Dentistry. Eager to continue to learn how she can educate others in dental care and help build confidence in their smiles. 

Our team looks forward to helping you improve your dental health and have a positive experience every time you are in our office! For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us today at 440-233-8521. 

Team Leatherman Care Dentistry
6100 S Broadway #300
Lorain, OH 44053


Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday of the month: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: Closed