Dr. Jennifer Psota Dougherty, Westlake, OH Dentist at Westlake Family Dental Care
An athlete all her life, Dr. Jenn was proficient in soccer, basketball and track in high school, earning All-American honors in soccer. She attended the University of Dayton and graduated in Chemical Engineering before entering the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. After graduation, she associated with her father and quickly learned the value of advancing her education, seeking the most modern dental techniques. She has attended and graduated from the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dentistry and has become proficient in cosmetic and neuromuscular aspects of dentistry. Most recently, Dr. Jenn has received her training in the use of Botox and Dermal Fillers for total facial esthetics from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
Dr. Jenn lives in Bay Village with her three children: Bridget is a junior at Bay High where she is on the Rockettes dance team; Brendan goes to Bay Middle School and plays travel soccer; and her oldest, Sean, is studying Audio Recording Technology in London, Ontario, Canada. In her spare time she still revels in sports, both as a spectator and a participant, enjoys spending time with her family, and is an instructor in strength training at Psycle.
Dr. Jenn is married to Robert Dougherty who teaches and coaches soccer at Bay High School. They live in Bay Village with their three children. In her spare time, she still revels in sports, both as a spectator and a participant, but most of all enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr. Jenn is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. She also is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
Katherine M. Booth, DDS, Westlake, OH Dentist at Westlake Family Dental Care
Dr. Katherine M. Booth was born and raised in Strongsville, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University for both her bachelor’s and her doctorate. Dr. Katherine aligns seamlessly with the practice values you’ve come to expect for years. She first and foremost wants to get her patients healthy, but also works with them to achieve their dream smile.
In August Dr Katherine and her husband, Dr. A.J. Booth, welcomed twin girls, Kalliope and Camille. They reside in Lakewood with their Saint Bernard and, with whatever free time she now has, like to follow Cleveland’s sports teams and explore the local food scene.
The Dental Staff Serving Westlake, OH
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.
Jen S. – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Jenifer grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and is an alumna of The Ohio State University. After moving to Cleveland, she began working with Dr. Jenn and her father as a Certified Dental Assistant. Eventually she attended Case Western Reserve University where she graduated from the Expanded Function Dental Assistant program (EFDA). An EFDA is licensed by the State of Ohio to do advanced dental procedure such as placing fillings, all under the supervision of a dentist.
Jenifer has been an EFDA for 6 years and in the dental field for 14 years. She resides in Rocky River with her husband, Joe, her daughter, Abby, and her son, Joe Jr., who arrived just this last November. In addition to spending time as a family, Jen enjoys hiking, traveling and cooking.
Alyssa – Clinical Assistant
Alyssa is a Certified Dental Assistant who graduated from the Polaris Dental Assisting program and her first job was working for Dr. Al when he had an office in Middleburg Heights before transferring to Westlake Family Dental Care. She excels at assisting the doctors in providing quality dental care while also putting the patient at ease during the procedures.
Alyssa is a newlywed, having married Anthony in October of 2019 and they just moved into a home in North Olmsted. Additionally, they just welcomed Lola, an Italian mastiff puppy. They enjoy hanging with family and friends and are big Indians fans.
Alyssa also happens to be Dr. Jenn’s cousin.
Julie – Hygienist
Julie joined Westlake Family Dental Care in June of 2017 after graduating from Lorain County Community College with an associate degree in Dental Hygiene. Prior to becoming a hygienist, she was a Registered Respiratory Therapist at Metro.
Julie desired to spend more of her time in treating, communicating and counseling patients, which led her to a career change, and she is very happy that she did.
Julie is Dr. Jenn’s younger sister, is married to Sean and has two children, 11-year-old Maizie and 9-year-old Tommy.
She lives in Bay Village and spends most of her free time taking her children to practices, games and competitions.