Rilene Port

About Rilene Port

Rilene is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University and has been a dental hygienist with Schumacher & Bauer for almost 9 years. She thrives from being around and serving other people and outdoor activities. She lives in Westerville with her husband of 17 years and her two spunky and beautiful kiddos.

Take time to breathe

By |2020-02-28T14:45:40+00:00February 28th, 2020|Our Team|

Before having children of my own, I could not fathom how parents would go on vacation without their children. The year my second child was born, though, when my husband brought up his work trip to Las Vegas, I was like “Sign me up!” Our trip was a life changer that refreshed our marriage. I [...]

Overcoming fear and anxiety

By |2018-09-06T15:26:44+00:00September 6th, 2018|Our Team|

Do you avoid certain people because you’re afraid of embarrassing yourself? Do you avoid airplanes, crowded events, or that new roller coaster because you fear a catastrophe? Do you ignore your dental office when they call to schedule an important treatment? You’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common diagnosed mental illness in the [...]

Overcoming the fear of dentists

By |2018-08-10T16:29:11+00:00August 10th, 2018|Our Team|

Let’s face it: We would all rather be on a beach or in the comfort of our own home rather than sitting in the dental chair. Most dental treatments require shots of an anesthetic (Lidocaine) to numb the tissues and teeth, and many people are afraid of needles. Even though anesthetic helps prevent unnecessary pain [...]