Patient Information

Begin Your Journey to a Beautiful Smile

Are you hiding your smile from the world? You deserve a grin that makes you proud and confident—let Team Leatherman Care Dentistry help you achieve it! We work with patients of all ages in Lorain, OH, and the surrounding areas, offering general and cosmetic services that create healthy, beautiful smiles for life. Dr. Leatherman and his team use the latest technology and strive to make sure you have a positive experience every time you are in our office.

Appointments

We are now accepting new patients! Please call our office at 440-233-8521. Please keep in mind that once you schedule an appointment, that time is reserved for you. If for any reason you are unable to make your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so we can reschedule.

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dentist chair;  Team Leatherman Care Dentistry, Lorain, OH 44053

Your First Visit

You’ve decided to begin your journey to a more beautiful smile with Team Leatherman Care Dentistry—that’s a great choice! During your first appointment with us, we will give you a tour of our office and introduce you to our team. Then, we will provide you with an initial examination and talk about your concerns and goals for your smile. Dr. Leatherman will create a treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and will discuss it with you so you can make the best decision for your smile.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

If you are unable to fill in forms remotely using the links shown. Please also bring (or be prepared to fill out when you arrive):

Insurance & Billing

Our practice offers payment options tailored to you, because we believe everyone deserves access to quality dental care and to achieve a beautiful smile they feel confident in. We are in-network with several insurance companies and are more than happy to file your claim for you and help you maximize your benefits. Please keep in mind that your insurance plan is between you and your insurance provider, and you are responsible for making any payments not covered by insurance. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office!

Insurances accepted include:

Aetna

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Assurant

Cigna PPO

Delta PPO

Guardian

MetLife

Superior Dental Care

United Concordia

We also accept CareCredit, a third-party financing option. Click here to learn more and apply!

Learn About Our Dental Savings Plan!

Receive treatments you need at prices you can afford! Our dental savings plan is not an insurance plan and is not subject to the insurance laws of Ohio, and does not meet any individual health insurance mandates required under federal law.

Some benefits include:

  1. Your entire family may participate
  2. Pre-existing conditions are covered
  3. NO annual maximum
  4. No claim forms
  5. No waiting periods
  6. NO treatment limitations
  7. No pre-determinations
  8. NO fighting the insurance company to pay on claims

Membership with the Team Leatherman Care Dentistry Dental Savings Plan will include:

  • 2 dental prophylaxis cleanings
  • 2 dental exams
  • 1 set of 4 bitewing x-rays
  • Discounted rates on crowns, sealants, root canals, and other dental services.

Enrollment:

You, your spouse, and any dependents may enroll in your own membership plans at the following rates:

  • First family member: $300.00 per year
  • Additional family members within same household: $200.00 each per year

To enroll, please contact our office at 440-233-8521. You will simply need to review and sign our plan agreement and pay the annual membership fee.

For more information about how we can help you achieve your most beautiful smile, or to schedule an appointment with us, contact us today at 440-233-8521. 

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


Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday of the month: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: Closed

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 30 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, love boating and spend their summers on the waters of Lake Erie and Put in Bay. They are very proud of their two sons. Bryan lives and works in Put in Bay with his chocolate lab Buca. Benjamin and his wife Brittany are the proud new parents of twin daughters and reside in Amherst.

Donna Perrigan, Financial Coordinator

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Donna brings more than 23 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 ten grandchildren. Her family time includes community fellowship at the local church where her husband pastors.

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

Amanda, Dental Assistant

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Amanda started her dental career as a pediatric dental assistant in 2007 after attending Remington College. She soon fell in love with all aspects of the office and became cross trained to work both the front and back office. Fast forward 13 years and she is now trained in hospital dentistry, financial coordination, clinical office management and much more. She has a true passion and love for dentistry as well as children. She resides in Amherst, OH, with her husband David and eight children.

Natasha Diaz, Dental Assistant

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Natasha is a Certified Dental Assistant that has a true passion for dentistry. She has been in the field for 15 years and is currently going to school to continue her education. Working at TLC since 2017 has been such a blessing for her because she has found an awesome place to work and build friendships. She continues to enjoy learning and growing.

She is the mother of an adorable baby boy, Dustin Wade Messer II and enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, horseback riding and being outdoors.

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Amanda started her dental career as a pediatric dental assistant in 2007 after attending Remington College. She soon fell in love with all aspects of the office and became cross trained to work both the front and back office. Fast forward 13 years and she is now trained in hospital dentistry, financial coordination, clinical office management and much more. She has a true passion and love for dentistry as well as children. She resides in Amherst, OH, with her husband David and eight children.

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 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 and biking, although an occasional karaoke is not out of the question. She has two sons, Kevin and his fiancé, Christie, who live in North Olmsted and Michael and his wife, Sarah, who reside in Columbus.

Chelsea, Dental Assistant

Chelsea, Dental Assistant

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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 plans to continue her education online through The Ohio State University Baccalaureate Completion Program for Dental Hygiene starting in the fall of 2020. 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 one son, Lucas, who will be turning two and keeps 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.

Kathi Galant, Dental Assistant Emerita

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Kathi has always had an interest in dentistry, and she decided to gain a deeper understanding of the subject at Lorain County Community College. In 1989, shortly after graduating, she answered an ad to work for Team Leatherman Care. Dr. Tom trained her as a dental assistant, and 27 years later they are still working together side by side. Over the years Kathi has developed a great appreciation for helping her patients have the healthiest smiles possible. Through continuing education courses and specialized CEREC training, Kathi knows how to offer the very best in dentistry.

Kathi has two children - Glen (father of Gage) and Molly (married to Jared; mother of Annabel and Dylan) In her spare time, Kathi enjoys gardening, fishing, camping and riding on the back of her fiancé, Eddie's Harley!

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Amanda, Dental Assistant