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Periodontics & Implantology

Willoughby Hills, Ohio


General Information

Dr. Elena Furman

Dr. Furman graduated from Dental School in 1996 with a DMD degree.

In 2008, she completed a three year post-graduate program at CWRU Department of Periodontology, where she received her MSD degree.


Dr. Furman specializes in the treatment of gum disease, plastic gum surgeries (gum grafting), bone augmentation and implant placement.


She is an assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine at CWRU and she currently volunteers at the Free Clinic.


"I love having the opportunity to provide to those who are in need."


Dr. Furman has two boys and a beautiful girl. She loves to spend her leisure time with her family outdoors, cycling, hiking, and skiing. She is teaching rhythmic gymnastics and competes on the national level in ballroom dancing.

Missy- Dental Assistant and Office Manager

Missy has been working in the field of dentistry for over 20 years. She received on-the-job training in general dentistry as an assistant and then later as an office manager. Missy has been working for Dr. Furman since the opening of her private practice in Willoughby Hills in 2018. Since then, Missy has expanded her skill and knowledge in dentistry. She is certified in dental radiography, CPR, and phlebotomy.


"I am so grateful for the opportunity to continue to learn and grow as I work with Dr. Furman in Periodontics & Implantology."  


Missy and her husband have 3 beautiful girls. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and getting together with friends and family.

Gabby- Dental Assistant and Front Office Staff

Gabby is currently in nursing school to pursue her dream career of becoming an Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner. After nearly a decade of working in retail, she decided to step away from that career path and dip her toes into something different. She joined the team in July of 2021. 

"I am grateful that I got the oppurtunity to join such an incredible team and work with some of the most caring and amazing people. This is an experience I will cherish for the rest of my life." 

Gabby has a beautiful ragdoll whose name is Lola. In her free time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her loved ones. 

Amy- Front Office Manager

Amy lives in Mentor with her husband for the last 35 years. Amy was a stay-at-home mom for over 20 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Business Management. Amy decided to go back to work in 2015. She has been with Dr. Furman since July of 2021. 

"I am extremely grateful for this oppurtunity. I have enjoyed learning dental procedures involved with periodontics and implantology. I am fortunate to work with such an amazing group of people." 

Amy has two beautiful daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, skiing, and riding horses.