Get Acquainted With Your Chagrin Falls Dental Team
The team members at Perfect-A-Smile Dental Group can’t wait to help you smile a little brighter! Learn more about us below.
Sarah joined our team in 2016 after beginning her dental career back in 2009. The things she likes best about her job are the family aspect of our dentist office and working with patients to help them get the most out of their insurance benefits. In her spare time, she enjoys bowling, boating, playing with her children, and hiking.
Marilyn began working with our team in 2018, but her dental career began back in 1987. She enjoys working with our patients and seeing them smile. She spends her spare time with her family.
Natalie has worked for us, and in the dental industry, since 2010. The best part of her job is building relationships with our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, going to the Metroparks with her dog, working out, attending concerts, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
AshleyRegistered Dental Hygienist
Ashley joined our team in 2012. She has worked in dentistry since 2004, when she was salutatorian of her class in dental assisting school. Ashley is certified in CPR and licensed to administer local anesthetic. She enjoys educating patients on excellent oral health care, meeting new people daily, and always trying to make our patients as comfortable as possible. When not working, she likes to spend time with her fur baby, Ace, and her family, especially her niece, Atlas. Ashley also enjoys gardening, cooking, and watching movies.
MiriamRegistered Dental Hygienist
Miriam has worked in dentistry since 1995 when she became part of our dental team. She is also an expanded functions dental assistant. She enjoys working with our patients to educate them about their oral health. Miriam spends her spare time with her husband and two boys.
NicoleRegistered Dental Hygienist
Nicole joined our staff in 1997 and began her dental career at the same time. She has completed continuing education in periodontal care, lasers, oral pathology, and infection control. She enjoys her close relationship with her patients and working together to continue improving their oral health. When she’s away from work, Nicole likes spending time with her family, exercising, and reading.
LuciaRegistered Dental Hygienist
Lucia came on staff in 2010, having worked in dentistry for six years before that. She holds a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and takes several continuing education courses each year, covering a variety of topics. Lucia enjoys educating our patients on the links between oral and systemic diseases and the importance of maintaining optimal oral health. She likes that dentistry has become such an exciting field to work in. Advancements in technology have created a more comfortable dental experience for our patients. Lucia loves traveling, yoga, reading, and playing with her nephews and her cat, Patches. She also likes to discover fun and unique areas of Cleveland to explore.
JanelExpanded Functions Dental Assistant
Janel has worked in the dental field since 1995 and joined our team in 2016. She loves her job and enjoys changing people’s lives through good dentistry. In her spare time, she likes to participate in sports, especially running, and taking care of her girls.
JessicaExpanded Functions Dental Assistant
Having worked in dentistry since 1997, Jessica came on board with our team in 2016. She is certified by the International Association of Orthodontics and by the Dental Assisting National Board. The best part of her job is the artistic side of returning someone’s smile. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys pottery, art, rappelling, home projects, and traveling.
LizExpanded Functions Dental Assistant
Liz began her dental career in 2013 after graduating from an expanded functions dental assistant program in Georgia. In 2018, she graduated from a similar program in Ohio and joined our team the same year. Liz truly enjoys making patients feel comfortable in our dental office, because she knows it’s not anyone’s favorite place to be. She also loves aesthetic work that changes patients’ smiles. The gym is Liz’s go-to place after work. On weekends, she enjoys being outside, spending time by the water, and trying new restaurants in the Cleveland area. She also enjoys traveling and typically dedicates time for one trip overseas each year in addition to traveling here in the States.
CaseyRegistered Dental Assistant
Casey, who is certified in radiology, began her dental career in 2018 when she joined our team. She enjoys the opportunity to work with all of our different dentists. Away from work, she likes to spend time with her family and her puppy.
Maria joined our staff in 2005, beginning her dental career in the same year. Besides serving as a dental assistant, she is also a licensed radiographer. Maria feels that the best part of her job is helping people and getting them to smile after their treatment. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with her family and friends, take walks, and swim.
Steve came on staff in 2018, having worked in dentistry since 2013. He is certified in dental radiography and CEREC Level 4 and has completed continuing education in CEREC CAD/CAM and staining and glazing. The most enjoyable parts of his job are designing milled restorations and giving patients the highest quality of care possible. Steve enjoys mountain biking and skiing in his spare time.