Cosmetic Dentist in Pickerington, OH

All our professionals at Cross Creeks Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry

Dr. Michael Connor

Dr. Michael Connor earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1972 and his Dental degree in 1975 at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He served as a Captain in the US Army Dental Clinic and Hospital Facility. After completing his tour, he returned home to the Columbus area and started his practice in Pickerington. He served on an Advisory Board for Head Start and provided dental care for children, and also provided care for inmates at Lucasville Correction Center. From 1980 to 1990 he was on the faculty of the dental college where he taught Clinical Radiology and Oral Diagnosis. He left the College of Dentistry as an Assistant Professor in 1990 to devote his entire time to his private practice. In 2000 he designed and built his current building at Cross Creek to support the continued growth of his practice.

Dr. Connor has served the Pickerington Area for over 30 years and has watched Pickerington grow while developing long term relationships with his patients.

Dr. Connor is married, has five children and lives in the Pickerington area. He is a car enthusiast, has taught high performance driving in Car Clubs, and enjoys photography.


Dr. Melissa Quellhorst

Dr. Melissa Quellhorst, a native of Minster, OH, graduated as salutatorian from Minster High School and then went on to receive her B.S. degree from Ball State University, where she graduated as summa cum laude. She then received her D.D.S. degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where she graduated as magna cum laude. Dr. Quellhorst was active in the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, where she earned the Academic Achievement Award for her graduating class. She was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. After graduation, Dr. Quellhorst joined a practice in South Carolina, where she provided a full range of restorative dental services.

Dr. Quellhorst is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association,and the Hocking Valley Dental Society. She enjoys cosmetic dentistry, interacting with patients, and providing quality dental care to suit their individual needs.

In her free time, Dr. Quellhorst enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, traveling, and oil painting. Dr. Quellhorst resides in the Pickerington area with her husband, Ryan.

Dr. Quellhorst will be joining our practice in February 2014. She will be available to see patients on Mondays & Wednesdays from 11am-7:00pm, Tuesday & Thursdays 8:00am- 5:00pm and on alternating Saturday mornings from 8am- 12:00pm.





Della, Office Manager


Della has been a part of Dr. Connor's team for over 30 years. She began with Dr Connor as a chairside assistant and you can still see her assisting the doctors from time to time. 

She has earned her license from The Ohio Department of Health as a Dental Radiographer.


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Rachel, Dental Assistant

Rachel has been Dr. Connor's full time assistant for over 20 years.She has been obtained her license from  the Ohio Department of Health as a Dental Radiographer 

She has been married for 15 years and has three wonderful children and a spoiled dog "Daisy". Rachel enjoys reading in between running her children to their events.



Becky, Dental Assistant

Becky is the newest addition to our team but has enjoyed chairside assisting for over 14 years. She earned her certificate in dental assisting from Indiana University Northwest.

She has been married to her husband David for 20 years and is the proud mom to Blake, Megan & Silas. Becky is actively involved in her church and in her free time enjoys antiquing, DIY projects, camping, playing cards and spending time with family & friends.






Lauren, Dental Hygienist


Lauren received her Degree of Dental Hygiene from Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio in 2013. She was an Honor Student and a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and her husband, Mike. She is a baseball fan and in her free time she enjoys crafting, exploring new places, cooking, traveling and taking her dog, Quinn, to parks.


Dentist - Pickerington
1555 Cross Creeks Blvd
Pickerington, OH 43147