Who We Are

Haid Dental Associates provides comprehensive, high-quality general dentistry, preventative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry services – all in a patient-centered, family-friendly environment.

Please take a moment to learn a little more about each of us:

Dr. HaidTARA L. HAID, D.D.S.

Dr. Haid is a local native of Dublin, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2001 and continued her education at Yale–New Haven Hospital where she completed a General Practice Residency. As a general dentist, she treats adults and children and provides cosmetic procedures, dental sleep apnea devices, crowns, implant crowns, whitening, and laser dental care. She is a friendly, outgoing person and enjoys exercising to stay fit and healthy.

Dr. Haid is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of General Dentistry, and International College of Dentists.

In addition, Dr. Haid is also highly involved in community service through Rotary Club and dental programs such as Give Kids A Smile, Give Back a Smile, and Dental Options.

Dr. EmrichR. MICHAEL EMRICH, D.D.S.

Dr. Emrich is a local native of Worthington, Ohio. He was a gymnast and cheerleader for The Ohio State University during his undergraduate studies and is an alumnus of OSU. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1985 and enjoys providing cosmetic procedures, dental sleep apnea appliances, root canal treatment, crowns, implant crowns, whitening and laser dentistry.

Dr. Emrich enjoys boating and staying active playing volleyball and ice hockey. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Association, as well as the American Motorcycle Association and National Rifle Association and Varsity O.

In addition, Dr. Emrich has spent his volunteer efforts traveling to Belize to provide free dental care to those in need.

Dr. JohnsonLISA JOHNSON, D.D.S.

Dr. Johnson was born in Ashland, Ohio and moved to Columbus at 6 years old. She graduated Valedictorian from high school and continued her education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Dr. Johnson graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry with Honors in 1995.

Lisa has been practicing general dentistry in Columbus since she graduated. She performs all aspects of general dentistry including root canals, crown and bridge, and is most passionate about cosmetic dental procedures. She cares for both her staff and patients and wants to help educate and improve your oral health.

Lisa is married to her wonderful husband, Jim, and is a very proud mother to three very active children. Outside the office, Lisa spends much of her time shuffling her kids to their activities and loves every minute of it! Her hobbies include decorating, working in the yard, and spending time with family.

Dr. FreyTIMOTHY J FREY, D.D.S., MS

Timothy J. Frey, DDS, MS was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He attended De Paul University where he graduated Cum Laude and played basketball. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he was Valedictorian of his class in 1995.

He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery after completing his residency and earning a Masters of Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1999. Dr. Frey has been practicing oral maxillofacial surgery since that time and recently moved back to Ohio to join our practice.

Dr. Frey is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as the Ohio Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He serves as an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University helping to teach oral and maxillofacial surgery residents.

In his free time, you can find Dr. Frey with his wife Terri and their seven children, Justin, Amanda, Jarred, Peyton, Meredith, Nathan, and Mason. He enjoys basketball, golf, biking and exercising.