Meet The Team

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KATRINA – OFFICE MANAGER

Katrina started her career in dentistry in 2007 and joined the Mor Smiles team in 2016 as Financial Coordinator in our Lititz location. Her knowledge of insurance, attention to detail and compassion helped patients maximize their dental benefits each and every day.

Katrina is the point person at Ephrata Family Dentistry and can answer any questions you may have ranging from clinical questions, understanding dental benefits, coordination of financial arrangements, scheduling and everything in between. She enjoys developing relationships with our patients, educating them on the treatment options they have and helping them maintain healthy smiles for a lifetime.

She is a 2007 graduate of Manheim Central High School, where she cheered for her beloved Barons football team. After high school, Katrina attended South University and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management in 2011. Katrina currently resides in East Earl with her husband, Ross; two children, Kendal and Brody and their English bulldog, Cosworth. In her free time, she enjoys baking, gardening and cheering for the Oakland Raiders.

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STEFANIE – FINANCIAL COORDINATOR 

Stefanie grew up in New Providence, PA, which is located on the southern end of Lancaster County. She graduated from Solanco High School and Lancaster County Career and Technology Center’s Dental Assisting Program in 2002. She has been in the dental field for 16 years and has enjoyed each and every minute! She loves meeting new people, understanding their specific dental needs and creating lasting, meaningful relationships. As our Financial Coordinator, Stefanie can assist you in understanding and maximizing your dental benefits. She will work to explain your individual treatment plan, review financing options and schedule you for your recommended treatment.

She currently resides in Lampeter, PA with her husband, Adam, their son ,Robbie, and beloved German Shorthaired Pointer named Molly. Stefanie and Adam actually exchanged wedding vows in March of 2018. In addition to her position at Ephrata Family Dentistry, she works part-time at Apple Valley Butcher Shop. In her spare time, she volunteers at Lampeter Fire Company, where her husband and son both serve as volunteer firefighters. She enjoys hiking, traveling, gardening and cheering on the Anaheim Ducks & Hershey Bears. One day she dreams of moving out west to “Big Sky Country” and calling either Montana or Wyoming her new home.

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EMILY – PATIENT ADVOCATE

I’ve been with Ephrata Family Dentistry since 2011 and have enjoyed getting to know our patients and their families. I currently reside in Wernersville with my husband and two children, who keep me laughing on a daily basis. My husband and I love the outdoors and take advantage of every opportunity to pack up our car and go camping or head to the beach. Our family has a small place in Dagsboro, DE, where we spend as much time as we possibly can.

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SHANNA, HYGIENIST

Shanna pursued her Registered Dental Hygienist degree at Harrisburg Area Community College and graduated with honors. She is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association, and the Southeast Component. She is committed to giving back to the community and has volunteered to provide dental care for underserved families, advocating to expand access to dental care.

Shanna is grateful to have the opportunity to work in such a positive, patient-oriented practice. As a clinician, she values life-long learning and focuses on utilizing the most current, evidence-based standard of care with an emphasis on the oral-systemic link. She is committed to educating and motivating patients to achieve the best possible results in a kind, compassionate and gentle manner. In her spare time, Shanna enjoys kayaking, hiking, biking, traveling and spending time with her family. She resides in Ephrata with her husband, enjoying each day they are blessed to spend together.

BRENN, HYGIENIST

Brenn is originally from southern Illinois, about two hours from St. Louis, Missouri, and she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Southern Illinois University in 2013. Her love of dentistry began when she was a young child. She always had an interest in teeth and grew up having nothing but positive experiences in her childhood dental office. She enjoys helping people feel confident about their smiles and providing dental education to each of her patients. She believes that it is important to give every patient the good experience that she always had at the dentist.

Brenn currently resides in Lancaster and enjoys trying new restaurants in the city and walking her dog, Hera, in different parks and hiking spots within and outside the city limits. She also has two cats named Athena and Helo to help keep her company. Brenn enjoys reading science fiction novels, playing the piano (she likes classical and jazz) and exercising.

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YECI, DENTAL ASSISTANT

Yeci is of Salvadoran descent, is fluent in Spanish and was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She currently resides in Ephrata with her husband and three boys. She attended Berks Technical Institute in Wyomissing and graduated with a certificate in dental assisting in 2016. She was drawn to the dental field so she could better understand and support her son’s dental anxiety. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them feel comfortable and confident that they made the right decision by choosing Ephrata Family Dentistry. You may catch Yeci singing when she is the treatment room with you—just put in a request and she would be happy to serenade you if you like.

When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to Maryland to visit her parents, cooking, watching Marvel movies, tuning into The CW’s haunted series called Supernatural and watching any and all horror flicks to keep her at the edge of her seat.

MAYRA, DENTAL ASSISTANT

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MARK, DENTAL ASSISTANT

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