Meet the Staff


Anna, Office Manager 
Anna joined Dr. Kathy’s team in September of 2014. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. Anna enjoys welcoming patients and managing the office. When she is not at the office she is busy with her two daughters’ very active schedule. In Anna’s spare time you will find her instructing fitness classes and possibly doing some kind of athletic event on the weekends.

 Anna also enjoys hiking, gardening and anything outdoors involving nature.

Brooke Brooke, Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary

Brooke is one of our valued EFDA's and has been with doctors since 2011. She graduated from Stark State College in 2019 from EFDA school and has been enjoying being part of the team as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Brooke enjoys interacting with our patients, building strong and trusting relationships, and educating them about the importance of dental care. You may also notice her singing along to the music as she works serenading you as the patient.  

Brooke is a native of Wooster, and in her free time, she enjoys deer hunting and spending time with her husband Nate and kids, Adisen and Kane.


Kara, Dental  Assistant
Kara is a very talented registered dental assistant on her way to becoming a very talented EFDA (expanded function dental assistant). She began working with the doctors 11 years ago, and has had various roles in each along the way. She is passionate about educating patients about the value of good oral health, and challenges herself each and every day to learn new ways to help patients. 

Kara is a native of Wooster, and enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise and cooking. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Al and son, Albie.


Joanne, Dental Hygienist
We are excited to introduce everyone to Joanne. She is a graduate of Cuyahoga Community College, Joanne earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science majoring in Dental Hygiene. Joanne has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. She enjoys getting to know all of her patients. Joanne is certified* in dental radiology, nitrous and anesthesia. She strives to bring comfort to all patients when delivering quality dental care and education.

Joanne is married to her husband Tim and has two wonderful children, Joel and LaNae. She currently lives in Wadsworth. When she is not at work she loves to spend time with her two children and values church. Some of her hobbies include gardening in her flowerbeds and traveling with family and friends. Joanne looks forward to meeting all the patients here at  the office.


Bethany, Dental Hygienist 

Bethany attended Stark State College, where she received her Associates of Applied Science in dental hygiene. She joined the Dental team in June of 2016. Bethany got into dentistry because her mom was also a hygienist. As a kid she always loved visiting the office and getting her teeth cleaned. When she considered other career options, she shadowed her mom for a few days and she loved the relationships she was building with the patients. 

A native of Marshallville, Bethany enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities and she's passionate about cooking and baking. More than anything else, she enjoys spending time with her husband Jon and their daughters Samara and Emilia. 


Shannon, Dental Hygienist

Shannon has an Associate of Applied Science degree in dental hygiene and is CPR certified and licensed to deliver local anesthesia. She loves being able to build personal relationships with her patients while also educating and motivating them on ways to improve their dental and overall health.

Shannon grew up in Akron, and in her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Wes and dog Niko. Shannon also enjoys reading a good book, finding new trails to hike, learning how to cook new dinner recipes, and spending time with her family.


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