Dr. Alexis Payne was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology and later graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Howard University, College of Dentistry. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the National Dental Association. Dr. Payne was inspired to become a dentist by a family member who is currently in the field. She is a fan of all Cleveland sports and has a dog name Penny. Her favorite vacation destination is anywhere by the water. Dr. Payne believes educating patients is essential to their dental health. She looks forward to serving patients at our Lutheran office!