Meet The Team



Dental Hygienists

At Briarwood Dental Center, our Hygiene Philosophy is to provide personalized, quality care. We understand that every patient's needs are different. Our highly skilled dental hygienists will complete an oral health assesment to develop a personalized treatment plan to optimize your oral health. All of our hygienists have graduated from accredited dental hygiene programs and are Registered Dental Hygienists through the West Virginia Board of Dentistry. 

 

 

 

Missy, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 1991. Outside of work, she enjoys biking, kayaking, and volunteering with animal rescue!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Local Anesthesia Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification

 


Ann, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2012. Outside of work, she enjoys biking, quilting, home projects, and spending quality time with her husband, family, and grandchildren!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Local Anesthesia Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification

   


Patty, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2008. Outside of work, she enjoys camping, swimming, and hiking!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Local Anesthesia Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner  
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification

 

 

Mandy, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2020. Outside of work, she enjoys watching Penn State football, playing cornhole, and getting together with friends and family!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification 

 


Gretchen, a member of our Briarwood Dental team, returned to our practice in February of 2020. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, getting together with family and friends, and comedy shows!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification
  • Local Anesthesia Certification

 

 

Kelsey, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since June of 2016. In her spare time, she likes being in the outdoors, spending time with her family, and going on family outings!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 
  • General Supervision
  • Local Anesthesia Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitor
  • Radiation Health and Safety Certification
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification


Dental Assistants

 All of our assistants are well trained in restorative dental procedures, giving them the answers to any questions you may have during your appointment. 


Lauren, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since August of 2009. Outside of work, Lauren loves reading, listening to music, and enjoying the outdoors with her son, Eli!

  • Restorative Expanded Functions Certification
  • Coronal Polishing Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Certification
  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals

  


Harley, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2014. Outside of work, Harley enjoys going to concerts, baseball games, and Disney World!

  • Restorative Expanded Functions Certification
  • Coronal Polishing Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Certification
    • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals

 

Lindsey, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2019. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys visiting local wine venues, watching her children's sports teams, and spontaneous trips to the beach.

  • Restorative Expanded Functions Certification
  • Coronal Polishing Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Certification
  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 


Staisha, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2020.  Outside of work, Staisha enjoys being outdoors, trying new foods, and playing with her fur babies!

    • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals
     

    


Christina, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2020. Outside of work, Christina likes to take spontaneous trips around the state, going to the beach, and spending time with her 4-year-old dog, Thor!

    • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professional
    • DANB Certified Dental Assistant
     

 

Trish, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since 2020. Outside of work, Trish is a makeup and skincare enthusiast, enjoys gardening, and listening to rock-n-roll!

  • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals 

  

 


Kathleen, a member of our Briarwood Dental team since October 2020. Outside of work, Kathleen enjoys listening to music, road trips, and going to the beach!

    • CPR & First Aid Certification for Health Professionals


Front Office Staff

Many of our front office staff are cross-trained in the aspects of front office duties, so you may recognize their voices when checking in for your appointment!

 

Danielle, our office manager, joined the Briarwood Dental team in October of 2020. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Shepherd University. Danielle oversees the daily operations of the office, ensuring that all patients are well taken care of by our team members.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and friends, camping, traveling, and helping her parents at Middleway Farm! 

 


Ashley, our insurance specialist, joined the Briarwood Dental team in June of 2013. Ashley works on gathering estimates for future appointments for our patients, filing insurance claims, and answering any of your insurance questions! Outside of work, she enjoys singing, dancing, and playing with her dog!



Kelly, our financial coordinator, joined the Briarwood Dental team in 2019. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland.  As our financial coordinator, she is happy to help with financing options and answer billing questions. She also reviews and explains treatment plans with our patients to help better understand procedures and their cost. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys photography, traveling, and spending time with her family and their rescue dog Rex!

 

 

Bri, our scheduling coordinator, joined the Briarwood Dental team in May of 2021. Bri is the face of many patient interactions here at Briarwood. She's kept busy with scheduling new patients and communicating daily with current patients through our website, email, and texting service. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and looking through Pinterest for new recipes, doing makeup, and spending quality time with her family, friends, and 4 animals (Rambo, Roxy, Remi, and Nigel)!

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