Meet Team Raptou
We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Alayne, Office Manager
Alayne has been in the dental field for over thirty years as a dental hygienist. Currently, she is enjoying her office manager position with us, where her wealth of dental knowledge is valuable. Alayne is the first person our patients see, greeting them in a warm and professional manner and ensuring they are comfortable with all the aspects of their dental visits. She enjoys helping our patients with financial arrangements, insurance plans, and scheduling their appointments. Alayne and her husband Dave have two grown children, Adam and Jen, and two granddaughters Kaia and Gracie. She enjoys spending free time with her family, volunteering at JOIN, and attending yoga classes.
Carma, Dental Assistant
Carma joined our practice in June of 2019 as a dental assistant. Having previously been a teacher in China, as well as a massage therapist, she knew she would enjoy working one on one with people to improve their quality of life. Carma and her husband Tyler have two young daughters, Evelyn and Alice, who are a constant source of joy, entertainment, and challenges. When not keeping up with the girls Carma enjoys spending time and maintaining close ties with family and friends.
Tara, Dental Hygienist
Tara has worked for Raptou Family Dental for over 10 years. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2007 with a BS degree in Dental Hygiene. She is hard working, committed to our practice, and loves our patients. One of her strongest skills is her ability to present possibilities of what our practice can do for our patients, from Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry to restorative procedures. Tara enjoys meeting, building, and maintaining relationships with everyone she meets. Since working at our practice, she has acquired many life long friendships with patients and co-workers that she is extremely thankful for. She and her husband Jim have three children: Paige, Nora, and Ethan. They enjoy making new memories and traditions with their children, spending time at the lake, and cheering on the Buckeyes!
Carleigh, Dental Hygienist
Carleigh grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. She received her dental hygiene degree from SUNY Broome in Binghamton, New York. She has over 7 years of experience working as a hygienist in Maryland, Virginia, Florida, and now Ohio. In 2021, she moved to Dublin with her husband Adam, son Apollo, and two dogs Starbuck and Navi. Carleigh believes that visiting the dentist should be a pleasant experience and strives to make each appointment as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. She enjoys building relationships with her patients while gaining their trust as a patient advocate.
Carleigh loves spending time with her family, baking, drawing, and maintaining her freshwater and saltwater aquariums.