Meet the Team
We’re very lucky to have a team where most members have around 30 years of experience in the dental field! They have seen it all and done it all, so when it comes to delivering a truly comfortable and stress-free dental experience, you can trust them to do it every time. They’ll ensure that everything, from scheduling to being treated to paying for your care, is always well-organized and easy. Read on below to learn more about our fantastic team:
Joan’s career in the world of dentistry covers 24 years so far, and she always loves being able to help patients through positive interactions. She regularly attends continuing education courses at DKU to keep her skills up-to-date.
Outside of Wayne Family Dentistry, Joan is married with three children. When she has free time, she enjoys going to the beach and reading. One cause that’s near and dear to her heart is the Christopher Bradley Foundation, where she served on the board for 10 years. This organization raises money for children who’ve had cancer in their families and awards high school scholarships.
Dolly, Office Manager
Dolly has well over 30 years of experience in dentistry so far, and she still loves meeting new patients every day – the work is always unique! Originally from Elverson, she regularly pursues continuing education to keep her skills up-to-date.
Dolly has been married to her husband Kevin for as long as she’s been working in dentistry, and another important member of the family is their Bouvier Andre. When she isn’t busy at the practice, she spends her free time decorating, traveling, and gardening. She is very good at dealing with people and working alongside them to accomplish goals, which is why dentistry is such an excellent fit for her!
Moira, Expanded Function Dental Assistant / Front Desk
Moira has 27 years of experience in the dental field so far, nearly 20 of which were spent here at our Wayne practice. She earned her education from Harcum College and is a CDA in addition to her EFDA certification. Her favorite part of this job is getting to have so many positive interactions with the patients, as well as the rest of her team!
Moira and her husband have two daughters and a son. Outside of the practice, you can regularly find her spending time at the beach or Sea Isle City.
Laurie, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Laurie first joined Wayne Family Dentistry two decades ago, and she has 30 years of experience in the world of dentistry overall. She has studied at Harcum College and Montgomery County Community College. She is also trained in several dental specialties, including oral surgery and endodontics. She loves not only putting smiles on her patients’ faces, but helping them stay there too!
Laurie is from Royersford, and she has been married to her husband for almost three decades now. Together, they have two daughters and a son, all of whom are grown. In her free time, she enjoys keeping up with sports, running, rescuing animals, biking, spending quality time with loved ones, and going to the beach. She also always enjoys joking around and has a good sense of humor.
Claire, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
With over 30 years of experience in dentistry, Claire has basically seen it all and done it all! As an EFDA, she’s able to do pretty much anything you can imagine around the office, whether that involves working at the front desk or treating patients chairside. She loves how her job gives her the opportunity to improve people’s appearance and health at the same time, and she’ll go out of her way to ensure your comfort at every appointment.
Carolyn, Dental Hygienist
Carolyn has been working in dentistry for over 45 years now, having spent the last 13 and counting as a member of our team. She completed her RDH training at the Temple University School of Dental Hygiene, where she is also a Clinical Instructor. Carolyn also has her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and her Master of Science in Gerontology. When asked to share her favorite part of this work, the answer is easy – her patients!
Outside of the practice, Carolyn enjoys reading, gardening, attending concerts, and dog training. She has also backpacked, hiked, hunted, and fished all over Northwestern North America, including Alaska, the Yukon, and the Western Canadian provinces and territories.
Denise, Dental Hygienist
Denise’s career in dentistry spans 31 years so far, with the last five spent here at Wayne Family Dentistry. She studied at Montgomery County College and also completed courses for certification at Jefferson University. What she enjoys most about her position is getting to work with patients directly and helping them achieve whole body health!
Originally from Reading, Denise has been married for nearly three decades and has three daughters. Her personal hobbies include listening to music, gardening, traveling, and supporting her daughters as they run cross-country and track in college. She also a natural talent for bringing people together and enjoys doing so whenever possible.
Christen, Dental Hygienist
Originally from Malvern, Christen earned her education from Shawnee State University. Today, she has been a member of the Wayne Family Dentistry team for 34 years so far and loves interacting with everyone at the office, from the doctors to the other staff members to the patients themselves.
At home, Christen has a husband, two sons, two daughters, four grandsons. Her family is very big and very loving! Her hobbies in her free time include gardening, playing tennis, and volunteering at Grace Dental Clinic.