Cleveland Smile Team

Your dental health is our main concern, and we are committed to helping you keep your sparkling smile for a lifetime. Our smile team is excellent with both adults and kids and we strive to make your experience calm, stress free, and painless.

Come get to know us and let our family take care of yours!  See our teams in the following offices:

Jess COO

Jess

Chief Operating Officer

With over 20+ years in the dental field, Jess has dedicated her professional career to not only stay apprised of the advancements in dentistry but is a passionate advocate for her patients. Through close relationships with her patients and their needs as well as goals, she works diligently to ensure their desires are obtained. Jess prides herself on her abilities to assist patients with all aspects of their dental growth and concerns.

When not assisting patients, you can find her running one of her five children from her blended family, Evan, Nicole, Clayton, Chloe and Maximus, to various practices and events. She enjoys spending her free time simply enjoying life.

Jess participates with her local community serving as treasurer for a local non-profit, and as a volunteer youth cheer coach. She enjoys all outdoor activities and loves to bake delectable desserts as well as to experiment with new recipes to make healthy foods that taste great!

Aurora Office

Erin Hygienist

Erin

Dental Hygienist – Aurora

Erin graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Cuyahoga Community College in 2007. Always caring and compassionate, Erin makes it her priority to educate our patients about periodontal (gum) disease. She especially enjoys helping patients achieve the beautiful smiles that they deserve.

She excels at her ability to provide amazing dental care to patients of all ages – making the dental experience comfortable and painless for kids, parents, and grandparents.

In spare time, she enjoys fitness and working out. Most of all, Erin loves being a mom to two of the greatest kids in the world, Tori and Val.

Courtney - Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary

Courtney

Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary – Aurora

Courtney graduated from Fortis College in 2012 for Dental Assisting. She enjoyes educating the patients so much she went back to school to become an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary [EFDA]. Graduating from Stark State College in 2018 from the EFDA program, Courtney continues to put a smile on patients’ faces with her expertise in placing fillings.

Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys spending time with her future husband Zack and Daughters Ella and Lilly. They all enjoy spending time with all their two dogs, Jack and Jill.

Courtney also enjoys photography, crafting, shopping, working out at the gym and exploring the outdoors.

Brooke Dental Assistant Aurora

Brooke

Dental Assistant – Aurora

Brooke graduated from the Maplewood Career Center in 2021 for dental assisting. Brooke enjoys making all of her patients leave the office with a big smile. Brooke plans to go back to further her dental education eventually studying to become an expanded function dental auxiliary (EFDA).

Outside of the office Brooke loves spending time with her boyfriend, friends, and family. She enjoys hiking, camping and shopping. Brooke also finds herself very happy when she is singing. She has participated in 8 years of Garrettsville Idol. She also has played 15 years of softball and is now a softball coach.

Donna PNG

Donna

Front Desk – Aurora

Donna has 30+ years in the dental field. She began as a medical assistant with a degree from ICM but quickly went into dentistry. The first half of her career she was a dental assistant cross trained for the front desk. She has been helping patients smile at the front desk for 10+ years now.

When she is not at work she enjoys her 2 children, her 2 dogs, and her boyfriend. She enjoys being outdoors no matter what season, although summer is her favorite as she can walk her dogs, work in the yard, or just to get some good ‘ol vitamin D! She also loves to cook!

Kelly - Aurora Front Desk

Kelly

Front Desk – Aurora

Kelly was born and raised in a small town in West Virginia. After high school she enlisted in the Army where she worked in avionics. After getting out of the service in 200, she returned to West Virginia start working in the dental field and it was a life changing career change! After has living throughout the country her family has settled Northeast Ohio.

Kelly loves spending time with her three daughters, grandson and the rest of her beautiful family. She also enjoys vacationing, traveling and anything outdoors including: boating, fishing, kayaking, and riding motorcycles.

Cuyahoga Falls

Michelle - Hygienist

Michelle

Hygienist – Cuyahoga Falls

Michelle earned her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Stark State College. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Akron. Michelle is passionate about helping patients understand the importance of their oral health and enjoys discussing the best ways to take care of their smiles.

Originally from California, Michelle has lived all over the states but found her place in Akron with her fiancé and their two cats.

Her hobbies include traveling, trying out new restaurants, and taking care of her growing house-plant collection.

Maddie - Hygienist

Maddie

Hygienist / Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary – Cuyahoga Falls

Maddie graduated from The Ohio State University with her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene while also specializing as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA). With her dental knowledge and compassionate mindset, Maddie strives to make each patient feel comfortable while providing world-class dental care.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her daughter, boyfirend and their two dogs. Maddie also loves to cook, garden, and take care of her house plants.

Amber - Dental Assistant

Amber

Dental Assistant – Cuyahoga Falls

Amber attended the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center where she earned her dental assisting certification. She plans on furthering her dental career while studying to achieve her degree as an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary at Case Western Reserve. Amber loves helping people smile and makes sure that every patient has an easy and comfortable experience in the dental chair.

Amber was born and raised in Twinsburg, OH.

In her free time, Amber loves being with her family and friends. She also enjoys spending time on the Lake Erie islands in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. Amber loves going on hikes and traveling to new places.

Jasmine - Dental Assistant

Jasmine

Dental Assistant – Cuyahoga Falls

Jasmine has been working in dentistry since 2018. She graduated from Fortis College with an associate degree in Dental Assisting.

Jasmine takes pride in getting to know her patients and caring for them like she would with her own family and friends. She loves being able to help people achieve the smile they have always dreamed about. Jasmine eventually plans to further her dental career by studying to become a dental hygienist.

Outside of work, Jasmine enjoys being with her son the most! She also loves being outdoors. In her commitment to health and wellness, Jasmine considers the gym as her second best friend.

Keisha Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary

Keisha

Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary – Cuyahoga Falls

Keisha graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Central-Hower High School in 2003. Later she earner her Associates of Applies Sciences in Dental Assisting at Herzing University in 2009. In her dedication to bring even more dental expertise to her patients, Keisha enrolled and later graduated from the Case Western Reserve University with her Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary [EFDA] license in 2019.

What drives her dental career the most is Keisha’s passion for educating her patients, placing gorgeous cosmetic fillings that are also strong and functional, and helping her patients feel comfortable.

Keisha keeps herself busy outside the office spending time with her loving husband and 2 beautiful little girls! She also loves reading, spending time with friends, and listening to music.

Valerie - Cuyahoga Falls

Valerie

Front Desk – Cuyahoga Falls

Born and raised in Rootstown, OH, Valerie graduated dental assisting school at Fortis College in 2011. She now has over a decade of experience in the dental field working both clinically as an assistant and administratively as an office manager. Her goal is is to make patients feel welcomed with open arms and communication to help them with their dental needs. Valerie prides herself on helping people feel at ease when they come to the dentist by making them feel like they a part of her own family.

Outside of work Valerie enjoys quality time with her loving husband, their two beautiful kids Conor and Caleb, and their 2 dogs and 1 cat. Valerie loves trying new restaurants, sports activities, cleaning, and surprises.

Kyla - Cuyahoga Falls

Kyla

Front Desk – Cuyahoga Falls

Kyla has been in the dental and medical field for over 20 years. Kyla’s goal every day is to make our patients feel comfortable and welcome! She will always go the extra mile for every patient to ensure that we provide a world-class dental experience from check-in to check-out.

Outside of work Kyla enjoys spending time outside, playing cards, spending time her nieces and nephews as well as her 2 cats, Maverick and Marshmallow.

Westlake

Vicki Westlake Dental Assistant

Vickie

Dental Assistant – Westlake

Vickie has been in Dentistry for over 30 years and has enjoyed working at the front desk and dental assisting. Vickie loves her patients and enjoys getting to know about them and their families. She truly loves to make them feel like they are part of our Cleveland Smile Center family. She believes in providing world-class dental care for every patient.

Vickie is an Ordained Minister who also served in full-time Ministry with her husband for over 25 years. She has been a Women’s Conference speaker traveling to different states training Ladies in Leadership.

She grew up an Air Force Brat traveling all over the world, initially meeting her husband at 11 years old when their dads were stationed in Taiwan. Vickie has been married to her soul mate Mark for 34 years, together they have 4 amazing children and 4 awesome grandchildren.

Alana - Front Desk - Westlake

Alana

Front Desk – Westlake

Alana was born and raised here in Cleveland, Ohio. She later graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Dental and Medical Assisting in July 2011. Alana started working in dentistry in 2018 as a front desk coordinator. She is very passionate about her work and loves to help people achieve the dental dreams and goals for a beautiful smile.

Outside of work, Alana enjoys quality time with her loving husband and their children Cerenity, Zyaire, Carter, Kasie and Arianna. She loves family, traveling, and shopping.

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