Meet The Team

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STEFANIE, OFFICE MANAGER

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 17 years and has enjoyed each and every minute! She loves meeting new people, understanding their specific dental needs and creating lasting, meaningful relationships.  Stefanie 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 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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ASHLEY, HYGIENIST

Ashley joined our dental hygiene team in 2019 and we know you will find her to be warm and welcoming.  She is originally from Waymart, PA, which is located approximately 30 minutes from Scranton, PA. She attended Luzerne County Community College in Wilkes-Barre, PA and received her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013.  Ashley has loved everything about teeth and smiles for many years and was drawn to the dental field when she was a middle school student. As a dental hygienist, she enjoys getting to know her patients, helping them understand the best options for their dental care and guiding them to realize the smile of their dreams.

She moved to Lancaster County in 2015. She and her husband, Chad own a home in West Lampeter.  Their world revolves around their beautiful daughter, Myla, who brings them absolute joy each and every day. Ashley loves spending quality time with her family and taking trips back home to visit family and friends. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, cooking and rooting for the Philadelphia  E-A-G-L-E-S! Fly Eagles fly!

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SHANNA, REGISTERED DENTAL 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.

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MARK, EXPANDED FUNCTIONS DENTAL ASSISTANT

Mark has been in dentistry since 2011.  He completed his dental assistant training at the Career and Technology Center in Willow Street and then pursued and obtained his Expanded Functions Dental Assisting license from Harcum College.  Mark feels that it is a very satisfying experience being able to help people achieve their dental goals by getting them out of pain or by giving them the smiles they have always wanted.

Mark grew up in Lancaster County and graduated from Conestoga Valley High School. He currently resides in Lancaster City with his beloved dog, Daisy.  In his free time, he enjoys participating in mud runs; navigating courses consisting of various obstacles, many of which are filled or covered with mud, of course.  He is also a certified scuba instructor and loves being able to explore the fantastic underwater world, to marvel at different species of plants and animals.