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Meet the Team

Our Team

Cari

Cari

Dental Assistant

Cari began her career in dentistry in 2006 when she completed the Dental Assisting Program at Jefferson Community College. Cari worked as a dental assistant while she went back to school to study Dental Hygiene. In 2011, she graduated from West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Cari enjoys developing a relationship with her patients and educating them so that their oral health will improve. When Cari is outside of the office, she loves spending time with her husband Derek and their families.

Kara

Kara

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kara is a 2012 graduate of West Liberty University, with a Bachelor’s of Science and Dental Hygiene. She loves spending time getting to know her patients personally and educating them on their oral health to help them achieve the smile they desire. Kara is a 2012 graduate of West Liberty University, with a Bachelor’s of Science and Dental Hygiene. She loves spending time getting to know her patients personally and educating them on their oral health to help them achieve the smile they desire. Outside of the office, Kara loves spending time with her soon to be husband, friends and family. She is passionate about fitness and wellness & loves learning everything she can about holistic and homeopathic health. Outside of the office, Kara loves spending time with her soon to be husband, friends and family. She is passionate about fitness and wellness & loves learning everything she can about holistic and homeopathic health.

Andrea

Andrea

Registered Dental Hygienist

Andrea attended West Liberty University and graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene for the last 32 years - over 30 of them at this office. Andrea started her career as a dental hygienist in Maryland from 1989-1991 and then returned back to the Pittsburgh area to continue her career. Andrea treats the patients like they are family. She gives them the best care possible so they enjoy coming to their hygiene recall appointments. On a personal note, Andrea currently resides in Wintersville, OH with her husband Jeff and cat Oscar. She enjoys reading health and spiritual books and spending time with family and friends. Andrea is very blessed to be part of a wonderful dental practice.

Tricia

Tricia

Certified Dental Assistant

Tricia graduated from Jefferson Community College in 1997. She has been working in the dental field for 24 years. Tricia takes pleasure in going to work every day because she enjoys her job and the satisfaction of helping the patients. She enjoys spending her spare time with family & friends Tricia graduated from Jefferson Community College in 1997. She has been working in the dental field for 24 years. Tricia takes pleasure in going to work every day because she enjoys her job and the satisfaction of helping the patients. She enjoys spending her spare time with family & friends.

Jessica

Jessica

Front Desk Coordinator

Jessica is our front desk coordinator at Advanced Dentistry. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in journalism and public relations. Since graduation, Jessica has worked in public relations and customer service throughout Virginia and Pennsylvania until settling into her position at Advanced Dentistry in 2016. Jessica’s favorite part of her job is getting to meet new patients and helping to be sure that they have a pleasant experience each time they visit. Jessica loves spending time with her husband, Adam, their friends and family, and their two dogs, Riley and Mac. Her hobbies include painting, writing, reading, and cooking.

Joyce

Joyce

Front Desk Receptionist
Amber

Amber

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Amber is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) with our team. She has been in the dental field for the past 14 years. She graduated assisting school from Eastern Gateway Community College in 2007. She continued her education as an EFDA in 2012. She has her coronal polishing license, radiology license and is certified in CPR. The most rewarding part of her career is being able to make a difference in a person’s smile. Amber lives in Ohio with her husband and three children. She enjoys nature and spending time with her family. She is so happy she joined a team of professionals that really love their patients.

Jackie

Jackie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jackie is our Registered Dental hygienist at Advanced Dentistry, she is a 2005 graduate of West Liberty University with a Bachelor’s of Science and Dental Hygiene. She has been working in the dental field for 16 years. Jackie loves developing a relationship with her patients and educating them to improve their oral health. Outside of the office Jackie enjoys spending time with her husband Justin, her three sons and her two Boston terriers Kimo and Norman.

Tiffanie

Tiffanie

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