The dental staff at Westlake Family Dental Care is enthusiastic to help patients understand the importance of daily oral hygiene and preventative home care. New patients can immediately see the level of personal care and enthusiasm provided by the motivated and friendly members of the staff,

Tracy – Hygienist

Tracy has been with the practice since 2006. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Tracy is also licensed to administer local anesthesia. She enjoys conversations with patients and communicating the importance of dental hygiene for staying healthy. She is always happy to see improvements in a patient’s dental health after they implement the necessary home care.

Tracy and her husband live in Strongsville. They enjoy spending time with their three daughters and are very active in their church.

Janell – Hygienist

Janell has been practicing Dental Hygiene at Westlake Family Dental Care since 2008 and has enjoyed it immensely. The people that she works with are professional and caring. The patients see this and appreciate the level of professionalism and care that we provide and have come to expect it.

Janell received an associates degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990, and she has been practicing ever since. She is certified as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) and is licensed to administer local anesthetics with dental hygiene as her primary focus and passion.

During her free time, Janell enjoys spending time with her husband and her two school-aged children, exploring and discovering all that this great world has to offer.

Susan – Administrative and Clinical Assistant

Susan is a native Clevelander and graduate of Westlake High School. During her senior year, Susan participated in the Diversified Cooperative Training program to become a dental assistant. Over the past thirty-five years, she has worked in general dentistry and the periodontal field as office manager, dental assistant, and office assistant. Susan is licensed in Dental Radiography and has her CPR certification.

Susan enjoys working with the public and being part of the healing profession. During her many years of dental assisting, she has witnessed a significant diversification in the dental field and is honored to bring her skills to serve patients and her community. Susan’s hobbies include hiking, biking, bowling, camping, travel, and spending time with her family. She lives in Brook Park with her husband and attends Mary Queen of the Apostles Parish in Brook Park.

Anita – Office Manager

Anita knew at a young age that she wanted to pursue a career in the dental profession. Going to the dentist was so much fun for her as a child, and she was interested in learning about teeth. She has forty years of experience. Anita prides herself in being able to help patients understand their dental treatment, dental insurance, and financial options.

When not at the office, Anita enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Together they have three grown daughters, two son-in-laws, and four grandchildren.

Tiffany – Clinical Assistant

Tiffany truly appreciates being part of a team that cares so much for the well-being of patients and each other, confirming the fact that she made a wonderful choice in her career.

After attending Cuyahoga Community College’s dental assisting program in 2011, she did her clinicals at Westlake Family Dental Care and never left. She is always working towards furthering her education and loves being at the office to comfort patients.

Tiffany spends all of her free time with her husband and 3-year-old son.

Kayla – Clinical Assistant

Kayla is a recent graduate of Normandy High School’s dental assisting program. She plans on attending Cuyahoga County Community College to take classes to become a registered dental hygienist.

In her spare time, you can be sure to find her at concerts with her friends or binge-watching a series on Netflix. She is a lover of all animals and is the owner of a half Golden Retriever/half Cocker Spaniel named Scout and a cute blue fish named Tobias.

Make an appointment to find out why the staff at Westlake Family Dental Care is so happy to be part of this team of caring professionals.