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Meet the Team

Experience the Difference!

Your dental needs are our first and highest priority. The difference will be comfortably clear after you experience our Precision Dentistry Compassionate Care in the comfortable, intimate atmosphere. Our team is exceptionally trained and highly skilled — bringing integrity, expertise and compassion in all we do. We care about our patients and their needs, and we pride ourselves in creating beautiful healthy smiles.

Barbara L. McClatchie, D.D.S. | Meet The Team


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Julie Cox Periodontal Therapist/Registered Dental Hygienist/EFDA

Julie Cox | Dental Hygienist Julie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Ohio State University in 2006, as well as state certification as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. She has worked as a periodontal therapist and became board certified to administer local anesthetics in 2011. Julie also teaches continuing education courses to other dental professionals.  She has additionally been certified as a Bale/Doneen method preceptor.

Along with her clinical skills, Julie has a desire to change the way so many people negatively view a trip to the dentist, by providing a truly exceptional patient experience. She strives to listen and educate, and to build trust and develop strong relationships with her patients.

“Compassionate care is not just a slogan for Dr. McClatchie…it’s a driving force within the practice and contagious among the team. It’s great to work in a practice where everyone shares my personal desire to enhance the patient experience.”


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Lora Boukheir Periodontal Therapist/Registered Dental Hygienist/EFDA

Lora Boukheir | Periodontal Therapist | Registered Dental Hygienist/EFDALora earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1995, as well as state certification as an Expand Function Dental Auxiliary. She has worked as a periodontal therapist and is co-founder of Dental Hygiene Excellence, an organization dedicated to improving the patient experience. Lora has additionally been certified as a Bale/Doneen method preceptor.

Lora came to Dr. McClatchie’s practice after first serving as a consultant in the emerging field of oral-systemic health, teaching and providing newly-advanced techniques and procedures relating to the role oral health has on a patient’s overall health.

“I love Dr. McClatchie’s commitment to professional growth and her emphasis on the oral-systemic health relationship. The reason she provides continuing education to her team is because she cares so much about the well-being of her patients.”


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Lily Valera Certified Dental Assistant/EFDA

Lily Valera | Certified Dental Assistant | EFDALily has worked with Dr. McClatchie since the practice began.  Having earned her degree in dentistry from Centro Escolar University in her native Philippines, Lily was a practicing dentist before settling in Worthington and earning her state certification as a Dental Assistant and Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary from the Ohio State University.  Her extensive training and experience have proven to be invaluable assets to Dr. McClatchie, and the patients they serve.  Lily has additionally been certified as a Bale/Doneen method preceptor.

“I share Dr. McClatchie’s passion for dentistry and attention to detail, and fully embrace her Precision Dentistry, Compassionate Care philosophy. My patients are like family and that’s the kind of care I try to provide.”


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Dr. Eric Goulder Partnering Physician

Dr. Eric Goulder | CardiologistDr. Eric Goulder is a cardiologist who attended Oberlin College as an undergraduate.  He then furthered his studies by joining the prestigious medical school at The Ohio State University.   Following medical school he did a residency in Internal Medicine and then his fellowship in Cardiology at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  After the completion of his fellowship, he became board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.

He practiced cardiology with his father in Worthington for several years, and directed the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Riverside Methodist Hospital for ten years.  After his father retired from medicine Dr. Goulder was a partner at Knightsbridge Internal Medicine and Cardiology for fifteen years, where he gained valuable knowledge and insight in his chosen field.

Currently Dr. Goulder practices at Marietta Memorial Hospital .  He has interests in invasive cardiology as well as clinical and preventive cardiology.  He is a leading physician in the communication of patients’ health for not only his primary field of study but dentistry as well.  Dr. Goulder has spent personal time in developing his knowledge of dentistry and the effects of oral hygiene to the systemic functions, and is a graduate of the Bale/Doneen Preceptorship.