About Periodontics & Implantology At Cornerstone

The life-changing dental care you need. The comfort you deserve

A specialized dental team on your side

Our friendly team of periodontists and dental professionals are committed to providing high-quality dental care in a relaxing atmosphere. Our focus is on offering specialized procedures that not only provide high-quality results, but provide an empowering and comfortable experience.

We’ll work with you to achieve a healthy smile that will help you live your life to the fullest. Our team is ready to listen and help you find the best possible treatments to restore your smile.

Working with my PCP dentist, Dr. Patel evaluated my situation, in office, within one week of my dental trauma! All office staff was kind and helpful.

— Hueber Family

Meet Our Periodontists

Dr. Stacey Blume

Dr. Blume is dedicated to providing personalized care to return gum tissues to health and restore the smiles of patients suffering from tooth loss. She is focused on providing gentle and compassionate care to meet your individual needs. Dentists, dentists’ family members, medical professionals, and team members of dental offices choose Dr. Blume to provide advanced periodontal and dental implant care.

Dr. Blume initially became interested in the field of dentistry during her teen years, while undergoing orthodontic treatment. She recognized that a dental professional could forge a lasting relationship with patients and have a lifelong impact to improve their quality of life. Periodontics provides the ability to enhance overall well-being, as there is an established link between oral health and physical health. Dr. Blume treats all phases of gum disease with advanced techniques for regeneration procedures, grafting, and other treatments to rejuvenate gums.

Outside of the office, Dr. Blume stays active in parenting two daughters, Lyla and Isabella with her husband Dr. Eric Soper. They also have two dogs in the household. The family enjoys spending time at their farm in Southern Kentucky.

  • Miami University, Oxford,
  • University of Kentucky, DMD and Periodontics Residency, MS
  • Member of the American Academy of Periodontology
  • Board Certified by American Board of Periodontology, ODA, ADA, Cincinnati Dental Society, Greater Cincinnati Dental Continuum, Spear Education Study Club Leader
  • Listed as Top Dentist in Cincinnati Magazine 2002-Present

Dr. Abhishek Patel

Dr. Abhishek Patel has previously served as a professor in the Department of Periodontics and Implantology at the University of Louisville. During his time as an educator at University of Louisville, he was honored with the Outstanding Educator Award in the field of periodontics and implantology from the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Abhishek Patel strongly believes in lifelong learning and speaks nationally on topics related to periodontal and dental implant surgery. He has published research papers in international peer-reviewed journals on topics like ridge preservation, ridge augmentation, root coverage, soft tissue augmentation, and dental implants.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the Ohio Academy of Periodontology and serves as a committee member for the Academy of Osseointegration. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, reading, being one with nature, fitness, and exploring the food scene around town.

  • Bachelor's of Dental Surgery
  • M.S Oral Biology, University of Louisville
  • Advanced Specialty Training in Periodontal and Dental Implant Surgery, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • Listed as Top Dentist in Cincinnati Magazine 2019-Present

Hear from our patients

Meet Our Team


Certified Dental Assistant

Laura has been in the dental field with general dentistry, oral surgery, and periodontology since 2000. Her sense of humor and ability to ease patients’ anxiety while providing the best care possible has helped create a relaxed environment and has endeared her to many patients.

Laura provides personal care to suit each patient’s needs. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their fur baby Tito when not in the office.


Registered Dental Hygienist

After 29 years with the practice, Janet still loves coming to work! As a dental hygienist, she performs root planing, periodontal maintenance, patient education, and takes radiographs.

Her passion is connecting with every patient as an individual to establish a caring relationship based on trust! This allows her to tailor treatment to meet the patient’s periodontal needs in an environment where they are comfortable. She enjoy traveling and spending time with her family. Janet graduated from the University of Cincinnati.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeneane is a University of Cincinnati graduate and has worked with Periodontics & Implantology At Cornerstone since 1997. Her goal as a dental hygienist is to provide gentle and quality care. She loves connecting with her patients to establish trust and comfort. She enjoys spending her free time with her family & close friends. She loves cats and enjoys volunteering with her church and rocking babies.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Robin received her degree while living in North Carolina and has over 30 years of experience. She enjoys getting to know her patients while helping them achieve healthy smiles. In her downtime, Robin loves spending time with her two adult children and her close friends. She also enjoys watching college sporting events.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lizz has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Cincinnati. She then continued to study dental hygiene in Toledo, OH after dentistry and preventive health care sparked her interest. Although newer to our practice, Lizz excels in helping our patients improve their overall health through dental education and periodontal therapy. When Lizz is not in the office she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, rock climbing, and playing sand volleyball with her husband and dogs.


Scheduling Coordinator

Stacey is our patient Scheduling Coordinator. She is usually the first person you meet when you walk into our office. Stacey has been part of the team since 2016 and has been working in the dental field since 2001. Her goal is to maintain a timely and consistent level of patient flow throughout the office. Her knowledge — both clinical and administrative — proves that our patients will receive compassion and care with a smile. She always tries to ensure that each patient is treated like family by our dental team. She loves having the opportunity to introduce patients to the best periodontists — Dr. Blume and Patel are truly in a league of their own! When not at work, Stacey enjoys spending time with her two kids and her Boston Terrier.


Insurance Coordinator

Elizabeth is our sweet and sunny Insurance Coordinator. Elizabeth is passionate about patient education and working with patients to help them maximize their insurance benefits to the fullest. She loves that the dental field gives her the unique opportunity to meet people and change lives with a healthy smile leading to total body health. When off the clock, Elizabeth spends her time with her Pembroke Welsh Corgi and frequents local microbreweries and trivia nights. She also considers herself a foodie and loves to travel!


Surgical Assistant

Courtney has over 11 years of experience in the dental field. She has worked in many fields, including general dentistry, oral surgery, and periodontics, which is her favorite! She has been with our team since February 2020. What Courtney loves best about her career is getting to know her patients and making sure they’re always comfortable with their dental treatment. During her free time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They enjoy spending hot summer days at the pool and playing soccer.


Surgical Assistant

Kim has over 29 years in the endodontic, oral surgery, and periodontal fields. She enjoys getting to know her patients and making them feel comfortable with their treatment and post-operative instructions. She also understands the importance of educating patients about the health of their teeth and gums. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends and loves to travel, particularly to the beach.


Dental Assistant

Connor started in the dental field in the spring of 2020. He enjoys dentistry as a career and enjoys helping others. Connor is an outgoing, funny, and all-around bubbly person. His role in the office is as a surgical dental assistant helping Dr. Patel’s patients. Out of the office, Connor enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and running in his spare time.


Practice Administrator

Shawna has been in the dental industry for over 30 years. She’s worked with several great dental groups throughout her career. She started out in dentistry as a dental assistant and has worn many different hats in the dental office. Shawna’s family is what makes her happy. After spending the last 15 years in South Florida, she is grateful to be back home, here in Cincinnati with her family and friends. She also has a 3lb chihuahua named Mia.


Patient Care Coordinator

Brittany has been in the dental field for three years. She has always been interested in oral health and the importance of taking care of your teeth. Brittany is responsible for check out, which consists of making sure patients are leaving with appointments, collecting payments, Treatment Planning, completing all correspondence for Hygiene and Doctor, and Overall making sure the patient has everything they need before they leave the office. Outside of work, she loves watching cartoons with her kids and eating sweets!

Our patients are always our focus

When you visit our office, you and your health are always our priority. We’ll all be working towards the goal of providing you with personalized care designed to help you achieve positive improvements in your oral health and a smile you can be proud of.

Office Information

4030 Smith Road, Suite 225
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

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Call (513) 871-8488

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 4pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed

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