Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring.  We are here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.  We have combined experience of over 320 years so needless to say, we have the expertise to care for you, your family and friends!



Hi, I’m Jan Smith. I’ve been fortunate enough to have been with this practice since 1985. I consider them my second family. My title is Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, and I love it!
My first family is my husband, Dean, also since 1985. Dean is a technology teacher with East Muskingum Schools. When we aren’t working we love watching our sports. We are big Reds fans and long-time Buckeyes!!



Hello, I’m Karen. I’ve been a dental assistant here in Zanesville since 1987, and have worked with Dr. Fuhriman (and later Zanesville Dental) since 2006. My husband, Larry and I have two grown daughters, Kayley and Payton.
In our free time, we enjoy spending time with our family. We love to watch Reds baseball and we are season ticket holders of the Columbus Blue Jackets.



I started working in the dental field in 1993 and earned my EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant) License in 2003, and my Coronal Polishing License in 2004 at The Ohio State University. Since joining Zanesville Dental in 2012, I’ve really enjoyed being a part of the Zanesville Dental team. I love getting to know my patients on a personal level and seeing their smiling faces on return visits.
I am happily married to my husband Eric. Together we have a daughter Kirsten, 2 dogs Boone and Piper, and a Quarter Horse Riley. Outside the office I enjoy camping, running, watching our daughter show horses, and cheering on the Columbus Blue Jackets.



My name is Lindsay Abrams and I started my dental career as an assistant here at Zanesville Dental in 2005. I attended The Ohio State University to become an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in 2010. My husband Troy and I have a son, Myles. We enjoy being active with our North Terrace church family, rooting for the Buckeyes, Browns, and Reds. We also really enjoy using our smoker several times a week and can make some pretty awesome ribs, pulled pork, and brisket! I love working at Zanesville Dental and consider my coworkers family.



Hello, my name is Lora. I am a graduate of West Liberty and have been a dental hygienist since 1985. I have been with Zanesville Dental since 1997. My husband Jeff and I have a grown son named Jacob. We love spending our spare time with family, camping, and watching the Buckeyes! Go Bucks!



I’m Tony and I have worked here at Zanesville Dental since 2011. My wife Leslie and I have two grown children. When not at work I enjoy serving in my church, and of course, everything Ohio State.




I’m Diane Kolopajilo. I have been a dental hygienist since 1980. I have worked with Dr. Fuhriman since 2004. My husband and I have two grown daughters and three grandchildren. We enjoy camping and riding our scooters in our spare time.



Hello everyone! My name is Melissa and I’ve been a dental hygienist at Zanesville Dental since 2008, although you may have seen my face around the office for several years prior! I graduated from Tri-valley High School, attended Brigham Young University and then graduated from Utah College of Dental Hygiene. 

My husband, Ben, and I moved back to Ohio when I had the opportunity to work with my dad. We have 4 children- Logan, Ian, Leah, and Dallin. We love being involved with school athletics and activities. I enjoy playing the piano, gardening, traveling with my family and eating good food! I consider myself very blessed to work with awesome people every day and to also have great relationships with my patients, whom many have become good friends.

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Office Manager
Front office manager since 1977
I have been with Zanesville Dental since 2004

Front Desk


Hello, my name is Gina. I have been the office manager with Dr. Williams (and now Zanesville Dental) since 1992.
My husband Steve recently retired from AK Steel. Together we have 3 grown children-Ian, Molly, and Kim.
I enjoy my job and the many friendships I have made over the years. I consider my coworkers part of my family.
In my spare time I like to spend time with our grandchildren Lennon and Tegan, weightlifting with my husband, going to the beach, and Ohio State Football!

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