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 Funtions 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.
Sarah – Clinical Assistant
Sarah is a graduate of the Normandy dental technology program. She has been a dental assistant for almost three years and enjoys it very much. She is very personable and outgoing. She loves learning and expanding her knowledge in the dental field.
She plans to attend case western reserves to further her career in the dental field by become an expanded function dental assistant (EFDA).
When she is not working, she likes to spend most of her time traveling and going out with friends and family. She loves children and hopes to one day have a big family of her own.
Julie – Hygienist
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