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Meet the Doctors

Creating Happy & Healthy Smiles One Child at a Time

We make each and every visit to our office a great one!

Dr. Nicholas Kerns, DDS, pediatric dentist at Columbus Pediatric Dentistry in Columbus, OH

Nicholas Kerns, DDS

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Nicholas Kerns (Dr. Nick), is the proud owner of Columbus Pediatric Dentistry. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University and proceeded to obtain a Master’s of Science degree at Case Western Reserve University. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, cum laude, at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Kerns completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. In 2015, he achieved Board Certification and Diplomate status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Outside of his professional career, Dr. Kerns leads a very active life. He enjoys running, road biking, golf, tennis, cooking, and swimming. Dr. Nick and his wife, Jordanna, live in Upper Arlington with their little dog, Penny Sue. He is passionate about giving back to the community and has been involved in multiple community service projects and organizations including Operation Smile, the Special Olympics, and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. In addition, he provides free dental care to the local underserved community through KidSMILES and Give Kids a Smile.


  • The Ohio State University – DDS
  • Case Western Reserve University – Master of Science
  • Miami University – Bachelor of Science


  • Board Certified Diplomate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. CaAdrian Taylor, pediatric dentist at Columbus Pediatric Dentistry in Columbus, OH

Meet Dr. CaAdrian Taylor!

Joining our practice in July of 2022, Dr. Taylor received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

After receiving her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, in 2015, she completed her pediatric dental residency at Miami Children’s Hospital (now Nicklaus Children’s Hospital) in Miami, FL. Dr. Taylor is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Taylor’s gentle and friendly approach are only a few of the reasons why she is so loved by her patients. We are so lucky to have her as one of our pediatric dentists!

Dr. Fabiola Casanova Cardona, pediatric dentist at Columbus Pediatric Dentistry in Columbus, OH

Meet Dr. Fabiola Casanova Cardona!

Dr. Fabi was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She is bilingual; fluent in Spanish and English. In 2015, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico. In 2019 she finished her Dentistry degree from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine where she graduated Cum Laude. Furthermore, she continued to expand her career and education by completing two years of residency at The Ohio State University. She is passionate about serving and treating special needs patients along with the pediatric population.

Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband, Francisco, and their Goldendoodle, Woody. She enjoys sports, especially baseball, and on her time off she likes exercising, running, and snowboarding during the winter.