Dr. Runyan received her Bachelors in Biochemistry at Kent State University and was on a full ride scholarship for gymnastics as well as an Honors College member. She completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry like Dr. Elfers. While at Ohio State she became Invisalign certified and was a recipient of The Academy of Operative Dentistry Award and The Outstanding Commitment to Community Award. She has been practicing in the Cincinnati area since 2017.
Dr. Runyan is passionate about helping patients improve their oral health and attain a beautiful smile. She fell in love with this profession from the young age of four and became captivated by dentistry's ability to help others while forming caring relationships with patients. She grew up in the Cincinnati area and is happy to serve our patients, especially knowing she was once a patient of the practice herself!
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Runyan loves spending time with her husband, son, daughter, and their goldendoodle, Charlie. They enjoy being outside, going to Lake Norris, traveling, and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes!
Dr. Christine Elfers is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where she has done extensive research on dental implants. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati in dental hygiene, where she served as president of her class. She also studied dental assisting in high school and has been very passionate about dentistry for many years.
When Dr. Elfers is not in the office she can usually be found on the horse trail with her horse Charlie. She is a member of the Camargo Hunt and the Indian Hill Equestrian Club. She also enjoys boating, wake surfing, snowboarding and spending time with her family and friends.