MEET THE TEAM
We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
“We have an opportunity to provide the highest level of care to the patients in our community and beyond. My favorite aspect of my job is to see the transformations made in our patients’ smiles and know you had a part in changing someone’s life.”
As the office manager since 1998, Carol considers the practice and its patients a part of her family. She thrives on the camaraderie and pride of working in a state-of-the art dental practice. Carol is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, and she uses this network to share resources and ideas to keep the practice on the leading edge of patient satisfaction.
When she’s not working, Carol is with her husband and her American Eskimo dog. She and her husband love golfing, playing tennis, and traveling to see their son in Las Vegas.
Liz is a master of detail when it comes to administrative duties. Since 2005, she has handled a multitude of day-to-day tasks involved with keeping the office humming along. She has attended numerous seminars and industry workshops to maintain the highest standards of customer service and administrative excellence. Liz enjoys working in the dental field and with patients of all ages.
Liz is a native of Virginia and graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in marketing and management.
Emily joined our office in 2012 and has been assisting our doctors and sterilizing exam rooms and instruments, during her semester breaks from school. She currently attends The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. As the daughter of Drs. Sara and Robert Bentz, Emily is excited about the possibility of one day joining the practice and working alongside them as a fellow dentist.
Outside of school and work, Emily enjoys reading and running in the park with her dog. She is also often in the city going to dinner and enjoying time with her friends, as well as participating in many community service activities like soup kitchens, local neighborhood work projects, and service trips. While still an undergraduate, Emily went to Jamaica, for a dental service trip, with her father Dr. Robert Bentz. She found this to be a very rewarding experience and now attends dental service trips through Pitt Dental.
Wanda joined the team in 2020. She has been in dentistry for over 20 years. Her favorite thing about
being in dentistry is seeing the transformation of a patients smile. In her free time, Wanda enjoys the
outdoors, kayaking, and hiking.
Katie joined the office in 2020. She has been in the dental field since 2014 after completing the CHCI
dental assisting program in Exton, PA. When not at work, she enjoys reading watching Netflix, and
playing with her two dogs.
ON-SITE INDEPENDENT DENTAL LAB CERAMIST
John has more than 35 years of experience in the dental lab industry, with advanced training in implant prosthetics, removable prosthetics, crown and bridge, and cosmetics. He utilizes CAD/CAM technology and laser welding for precision. This technology enables John to minimize patient chair time to expedite treatment. He has taken numerous courses to maintain the highest level of excellence, and worked with the most advanced materials and technology for craftsmanship of exquisite, natural-looking restorations. John enjoys the specialized care he can give to our patients. It brings him great satisfaction to help create a beautiful smile using his artistic abilities.
A military veteran, John has served in the United States Air Force. He spends his free time hiking with his dog.
Shelby has joined our practice with 4 years of experience in the dental field. She loves seeing the joy in patients with their newly transformed smiles. She enjoys travelling, cooking and playing with her dog.
Laurie joined our practice in 2020 with 34 years’ experience in the dental field. She loves providing a quality experience for her patients. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking and enjoying the outdoors.
Rebecca joined our practice in 2022 with 17 years’ experience in the dental field. She loves seeing the transformations of patient’s smiles. She enjoys spending time with her daughter.
Maria joined our practice with 17 years of experience in the dental field. She is committed to dentistry and loves connecting with patients. She enjoys cooking, baking and DIY projects.
Daniela joined our practice in 2022 with 3 years in the dental field. She loves giving patients a happy experience when they are here. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.