Dr. Vani Patibandla is pleased to present our amazing Patibandla Dental team! Filled with fun personalities, our team of dental professionals are patient-focused, providing compassionate care for an excellent dental experience. Our close-knit group works hard to ensure your dental needs are met, and we are excited to get to know you and your family as you continue your dental journey. Call our office today at 330-452-0695 to learn more about our dental care in Canton, Ohio, and schedule an appointment with our wonderful dentist!
Dr. Vani M. Patibandla has been practicing in the Canton, Ohio, area for 25 years. She was an undergraduate at Kenyon College, where she graduated with a degree in Biochemistry. She later went on to graduate from Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in 1998. She also completed a year-long general practice residency and continues her education every quarter with the local dental society and study club.
Dr. Patibandla is a member of the American Dental Association®, Academy of General Dentistry, and Stark Dental Society. She is also an Ohio Dental Associate.
Her goal as a dentist is to improve her patients’ oral health while also leaving them with positive impressions by creating genuine and long-lasting relationships with them. Seeing improvement in a patient’s oral health genuinely makes her day. And creating an environment of positivity and laughter with her team results in a wonderful atmosphere for our patients to enjoy. This invites new patients to visit, many of whom have heard about us by word of mouth.
Dr. Patibandla has a wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters. When not in the office, she loves reading, going on walks and hikes, meditating, and cooking.
As one of our long-standing team members, Brandi has been with us since May 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Kent State University in 2010 and later went on to be certified as an Ohio dental assistant from the Madison Adult Career Center in 2014.
She loves our team’s tight-knit relationships and enjoys getting to know our patients. She helps our office run smoothly by scheduling patient appointments, working with our dentist and patients to finalize treatment plans, and providing peace of mind about financing options by answering insurance and billing questions.
She lives with her husband, Jamie, and together they have four daughters. Brandi’s hobbies include reading, cooking, going on cruises, and watching Jamie at the Midvale Speedway.
Chelsea went to Buckeye Career Center after graduating from Carrollton High School. She studied Dental Assisting and Radiology and graduated in 2021 as a registered dental assistant. She loves how our office makes her feel welcome, and she especially appreciates the relationships between all the team members here.
Chelsea was raised on a 650-acre farm and loves spending time outside and with animals. She also enjoys swimming, lying out in the sun, and spending time with her family. She lives with her husband, Brandon, and their Saint Bernard/Great Pyrenees mix, Milo.
Patti joined our practice in August 2019. She graduated at the top of her class from Akron Institute in 1993 and later graduated from Ohio State University in coronal polishing in 2009. Patti was a Waybright Award Winner at Stark State University, from which she graduated as an expanded functions dental assistant in 2011. She later participated in a Midwest Implant Institute surgical implant externship in 2013.
Patti enjoys being part of a truly caring, compassionate, and hardworking team. She helps our amazing patients by providing patient education and assisting our dentist with triage and placing restorative materials.
Patti and her husband, Ryan, have lived in the area for over 45 years. And together, they have six children and one cat, Storm. In her free time, Patti enjoys doing art projects, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Traci became part of our team in August 2019. She graduated at the top of her class for dental assisting with the Ralph G. Schimmel Award from Indiana University South Bend in 1990. She enjoys working with our fun team and our kind and caring doctor. She contributes to our office by keeping a two-column workload for the doctor and the EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant).
Traci has been married to her husband, Brian, for over 25 years. They have five children. In her off time, she loves to read, garden and bake.
Lauren joined our team in July 2020. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Stark State College. Lauren values the supportive relationship our team has and how we are able to coach and help one another. She strives to be a team player who puts patient education and patient comfort first.
Lauren has two children. When not in the office, she enjoys her flower gardens, traveling, and making memories with her family and friends.
Gina has been with us since March 2017. She graduated from West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She loves how close our co-workers are as a team and strives to put our patients at ease and make their dental cleanings a positive experience.
Gina enjoys spending time with her husband and son.
Cara joined our dental team in July 2023. She graduated from Stark State College in 2013 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Cara loves to educate her patients on their periodontal health and give new ideas on oral health care techniques while making re-care appointments easy for them. She is excited about how well the office works together and how it has a truly family-like atmosphere.
Cara has been married to her husband, Ace, for 10 years and has four children aged 2, 6, 17, and 19. Her favorite thing to do outside of the walls of our office is making memories with them.