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Meet the Team - Canton, OH

Meet the team

Center for Advanced Periodontal and Implant

Our Mission to Our Team

At the Center for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Care, we maintain our high standards by providing and supporting  continuing education for all team members.  Our practice is based on mutual trust and respect for our patients and  our  team members.  We believe in, and encourage, team involvement.  We believe in creating leaders in our organization.  We maintain an efficient practice that inspires personal fulfillment and satisfaction through team  involvement.  We pride ourselves on superior customer service and quality treatment with an office culture of  excellence!

Randa

Chief Financial Officer

Randa graduated from Purdue University with a dual degree in Business Management and Industrial Management. As Dr. Farah was starting his dental practice, Randa spent 13 wonderful years focusing on raising their three children. In 2001, Randa decided to join the Farah Team by undertaking the management aspect of the practice. She oversees the finances and marketing aspects of the business, as well as creating a positive office environment. In addition, Randa is the coordinator of the Comprehensive Dental Excellence Forum, The Renaissance Dental Hygiene Study Group (two local dental study clubs affiliated with the Seattle Study Club), as well as the two CFF Spear Study Clubs “OH” and “IO”. She is a devoted wife and mother. She loves socializing with family and friends, staying active through working out, cooking, and ballroom dancing.

Khari

Office Manager

Khari has a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Supervision with an Associate of Arts from the University of Akron and The Ohio State University. Since graduating from The University of Akron, her varied career path has centered around Workplace Ergonomics and employee development. She has a passion for data analysis and office operations and loves using her myriad of skills to make the jobs of those around her more efficient and effective. She moved to Canton from her hometown of Akron and has been a resident for nearly 6 years. She’s surrounded at home by her loving family of rescues, Hunter the American Staffordshire and Harley the Great Dane, Dusty, Chester, and Casper the cats, and Mike the man – though she hasn’t told him he’s adopted yet! Khari loves riding Harleys with Mike, spending time with her family, and hyper fixating on historical facts and stories.

Maria

Insurance Coordinator & Call Center

Maria has over 37 years in customer service. And additionally, has 6 years in the medical field as a medical assistant and phlebotomist. When Maria is not working with all of us at the Farah’s office, she enjoys gardening, bicycling, entertaining, cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family. She is also involved in several groups including a book club, card club and is active with an area garden club.

Tamika

Front Desk & Treatment Coordinator

 Tamika is an Administrative Assistant working at the Front Desk – she’s usually the first face when you walk in the doors! She has been working in the dental field for over nine years and has more than 20 years of unique retail experience that really helps to make your experience with her exceptional. Outside of work Tamika really enjoys spending time with her friends and family. You can usually find her shopping at Target, and she is a lover of coffee and sunflowers!

Dee

Dental Hygienist

Dee graduated from Camden County Community College in 1987 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science/Dental Hygiene and joined our team in 2012.  With over 35 years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Dee continues to enthusiastically share her passion for dental health. She enjoys implementing the latest research and treatment modalities into her appointments, working with our patients to improve their oral health and caring for them like family. Dee resides in Green with her husband Vince and two teenage children, Jacob and Katelyn. They enjoy hiking in the Metro Parks, spending time on the Gulf coast of Florida and are avid Disney World fans. Dee has always been an animal lover and her household currently includes two chihuahuas (Sophie and Rocky) and three cats (Gracie, Max and Buddy). As a child and young adult, she enjoyed horseback riding and competing in horse shows. 

Caitlin

Certified Dental Assistant

 Caitlin is a Certified Dental Assistant for Team Farah and has been working with the team since August of 2018. She received her Certification as a Dental Assistant from The Commission on Ohio Dental Assistant Certification and holds her Radiographer License from the Ohio State Dental Board. Caitlin is currently leading the Farah Team of Dental Assistants and hopes to continue her education eventually to become a hygienist. Caitlin is not only skilled as a Dental Assistant but is very musically inclined and has played the piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone, French horn, and mellophone. Caitlin’s daughter May is her world. Outside of being a mom, she enjoys listening to and playing music. A very artistic person, she also enjoys painting and crafts. Her favorite thing to do is going for walks with her family accompanied by her Husky named Luna.

LeeAnna

Certified Dental Assistant

LeeAnna is a Certified Dental Assistant for Team Farah who earned her degree in 2022. She is also licensed by the Ohio State Radiology Board as an X-Ray Technician. LeeAnna started her work with Team Farah in 2022 and her goal is to further her dental career to be both an EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant) and Hygienist – what a great place for her to be! LeeAnna was previously a majorette and loves twirling batons. She is from Carrollton, Ohio and when she’s not spending time working on her career goals, she is enjoying her time being a fur mom and working on her home. She really enjoys spending time with her family and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows.

Rachel

Certified Dental Assistant

Rachel is a Certified Dental Assistant with a Certification in Radiology from the Ohio Board of Radiology. She comes from Louisville, Ohio and began working with Dr. Farah and the team in March of 2022. After completing her Dental Assisting certification in May of 2022, Rachel is continuing her education with hands-on experience and plans to become a dental hygienist. Rachel is also a skilled phlebotomist, enjoyed her dental assisting education, and looks forward to learning more. Outside of work she enjoys music – playing the bassoon and attending music festivals. She also spends time with her family which consists of a wonderful son and husband.

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