Dr. Michael Fair, Jr. D.D.S.
Dr. Fair graduated from Upper Arlington High School in 1995. He went on to graduate from the University of Michigan and then The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Fair then served as a Captain in the United States Army Dental Corps. For four years, CPT Fair was given the opportunity to take care of the soldiers and families living in the various military communities garrisoned in Germany.
In 2009, CPT Fair left the military and returned home to Upper Arlington to join the Arlington Dental Group. Dr. Fair is completely committed to providing the best, most current, most dependable, esthetic dentistry available today; while providing a patient experience that centers on service and caters to individual needs.
The most inspiring part of what I do is watching people change their lives for the better.
If I weren’t so awesome at my job, I would be a Silicone Valley Tech start up founder. If I had a super power, I would want to be like Wolverine. Self- healing, strength, and senses.
Outside of dentistry, I enjoy reading, Jujitsu, skiing, video games and spending time with my wife, Dr. Hetal Vaidya and our children Vineesh and Leela.
Dr. Hetal Vaidya
Dr. Vaidya grew up in Cleveland and attended Washington University in St. Louis for her undergraduate education. She returned to Ohio and attended dental school at The Ohio State University. After graduation, Dr. Vaidya was accepted to a hospital based GPR program at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago.
In 2006, she married Dr. Michael C. Fair Jr. She moved to Germany where she worked as a Civilian Contract Dentist serving the soldiers and their family members who lived overseas.
In 2009 she returned to Columbus and joined the Arlington Dental Group. Dr. Vaidya believes in taking care of her patient's individual needs and works diligently to provide the best care available today.
The most inspiring part of my job is helping to fulfill our vision of getting 25,000 patients healthier.
If I weren’t so awesome at my job, I would be an Interior Decorator. My super power would be speed! When away from the practice of dentistry, I enjoy raising our son Vineesh and daughter Leela. I also enjoy cooking and traveling.
Brandie, Treatment Coordinator
Hi, I am Brandie. I am the Treatment Coordinator. I have been with Arlington Dental Group since 2016 and have been in dentistry since 2003. I started in dentistry as a dental assistant and decided that I wanted to work in the office. I love seeing patients get excited about their dental health and what is possible. If I were not so awesome at my job, I would probably be a podiatrist or esthetician. If I were a superhero, my superpower would be strength. When I am not in the office, I enjoy being with my husband and four girls. Yes, you read that correct, FOUR girls. I love working out, shopping, vacations, and everything animals!
Lori, Scheduling Coordinator
I have been in dentistry since 1991. The quote “choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life” represents my job at Arlington Dental Group. I moved to Columbus in March 2017, and have the privilege of working with Dr. Fair and Dr. Vaidya. I was born and raised in Toledo Ohio, then moved to Columbus to be close to my family, especially my beautiful grandchildren, Adelyn and Grady! I love spending time with family and friends, going to the Columbus Zoo, concerts, the Metro parks, summer vacations in Traverse City, and visiting warm sunny beaches.
Hi, I am Trudy. I am a Dental Hygienist. I have been with Arlington Dental Group since 2005. I love taking care of patient and empowering patients to make healthy choices. If I were not so awesome at my job, I would be a psychologist. I am intrigued and entertained by human behavior! When I am not at the office, I love spending time with my husband and two kids. We love taking walks around our hometown, Powell, and playing with our dog, Ruby and playing with our cat, Nova. I also enjoy spending time with friends, camping and going to concerts.
Janet, Dental Hygienist
Hi, I am Janet. I am a Dental Hygienist. I have been in the exciting field of dentistry for 2.5 decades...yep I look for my age!! (Haha, humor is huge part of my life!) I truly enjoy the genuine connection shared between my patients and myself. It’s an honor my patients place their trust in me for their dental health which is directly linked to their overall health. We are a team!! I am passionate about travel and placing myself into different cultures which has given me the blessing to have a compassionate mindset. I absolutely adore animals! I have 2 dogs, which they are my kiddos and yes, I am that dog mamma and proud to be! If I had a super power it would definitely be the ability to communicate with all animals land and sea!! Being around my family and friends lights up my soul. Connection is everything!!
Kristen, Dental Assistant
My name is Kristen. I have been in dentistry since 2009. I recently attended the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant program at Ohio State and completed it in August 2016. I received my license to place fillings. I love helping people with their dental needs. The team at Arlington Dental Group is amazing. They are like my family and I love working with everyone here. Outside of dentistry, I enjoy being outdoors, hiking, hanging with family and friends. I also enjoy traveling and try to visit a place I have never been at least once a year.
Eva, Dental Assistant
My name is Eva and I proudly assist chair side for Dr. Fair and Dr.Vaidya. I have been in dentistry since 2003. I was fortunate enough to figure out early on in life, with the guidance of a great teacher, that I have a love for teeth. I enjoy being able to help our patients achieve their healthiest smile. l took a small break from dentistry to be at home with three of the most amazing boys. I have been married since 2007 to my high school sweetheart; he is funny, handsome, charming, and the all around the perfect catch. We enjoy doing everything together. In our free time we enjoy going to the zoo, the park, taking road trips and anything that involves us being together as a family.
Amanda, Dental Assistant
Hi, I am Amanda, and I am a dental assistant. I have been in dentistry since 2017. The most inspiring part of my job is helping patients transform their smiles and oral health. If I were not a dental assistant, I would defiantly be in something fitness related. If I were a superhero, my power would be speed. When I am not in scrubs, my favorite hobbies include, working out, being outdoors, and spending time with my husband, family, and friends.
Francine, Dental Hygienist
Hi, I am Francine. I am a Dental Hygienist. I have been in the dental field since 2008. I am originally from Arizona and have lived there most of my life. I was a dental assistant and then I graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 2018. I moved to Ohio in 2018 with my husband. The most inspiring part of my job is the patient connection I have with each patient. My ability to improve my patient’s overall health through education and contributing to their overall health and confidence. Getting to know my patients on a personal level is a bonus. If I weren’t so awesome at my job; I would be a photographer and videographer. I also love foods so a professional food taster. If I were a superhero, my superpower would be a healer of wounds and disease. When I am not in my scrubs, I enjoy being with my husband and our Pomeranian/Corgi mix. She keeps us busy with her energy and bigger than life personality.
Heather, Hygiene Coordinator
Hi, I am Heather. I am the Hygiene Coordinator. I have been in the dental field since 2004. I started in Oral surgery and spent 13 years in it. I decided that I wanted a change but, did not want to leave dentistry. I decided to switch to general dentistry. I have experience in everything from treatment coordinating to insurance and billings. I love being able to talk and connect with our patients. If I weren’t so awesome at my job; I’d probably be an esthetician.