We recognize that all of our young patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your child to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator
Tracy has been with Summit Dental Specialists since May 2011 as a Treatment Coordinator. Her favorite aspect of her position is helping to make patients feel comfortable and at ease at their first visit. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to be outdoors kayaking, hiking, or running.
Emily has been with Summit Dental Specialists since January 2013 as a Clinical Technician. She enjoys taking the time to get to know each patient and learning about their interests. Outside of the office, Emily loves spending time with her daughters, Olivia and Aubree. They like to spend most of their time at the barn with their horse, Stormy. If she is not at the barn you can find her doing something outdoors or hanging out with friends.
New Patient Coordinator
Heather joined the Summit team in March of 2016. She is our New Patient Coordinator and enjoys assisting the new faces of the office. When Heather is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her son Wyatt, traveling with her husband, and spoiling her three fur babies! A little secret about Heather that most patients don’t know is Heather’s little sister Jena is a Clinical Technician here in the office as well!
Pediatric Dental Hygienist
Nicole has been a Pediatric Dental Hygienist with our team since December 2012. She started her career working as a pediatric dental assistant in 2004. She then decided to further her education and graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in May of 2009, as a licensed dental hygienist. When Nicole is not working, she enjoys exercising and spending time with her husband, Eric, and their two children, Taylor and Logan.
Hospital Services Coordinator
Wendy recently celebrated 10 years at Summit Dental Specialists this past summer and she considers everyone here at Summit Dental to be her second family. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with our patients and their parents. She says that our patients always make her smile and she strives to help them have a great experience during their appointments. Outside of work, Wendy's hobbies are cooking, baking and enjoying time at the lake with her husbad, kids and their boxer, Mina.
Sam has been a Clinical Technician with Summit Dental Specialists since November of 2013. She is currently enrolled in the Lakeland Community College Dental Hygiene program and excited to further her dental education. She also enjoys going to as many Cleveland Indians games as she can during the baseball season. Go Tribe!
Dana has been with Summit Dental Specialists since May of 2005. As our office Financial Manager, she assists patients with payment schedules and insurance explanations. She loves spending time with her three boys. You may find her frequenting the ballpark in the summer months.
Pediatric Dental Hygienist
Trina has been with Summit Dental Specialists since 2012. She loves bringing smiles to all patients and sharing her passion of dental hygiene. Trina graduated from University of Cincinnati's dental hygiene program in 2012. Outside of the office, her and her husband stay busy with their almost 1 year old, Clara!
Christen is our Clinical Coordinator who has been with us since August of 2013. She thoroughly enjoys being part of such an amazing team and she loves getting to know all of our wonderful patients. Christen most enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. Family time is her favorite time!
Jena has been with Summit Dental Specialists since February of 2015. Aside from being at the office, she enjoys baking decorated sugar cookies for her small business Jenabakes! She is an avid dog lover to two dogs, Hector and Macho. In her free time, she enjoys watching sports and spending time with her friends and family and hanging out at the lake!
Porchae started working at Summit Dental Specialists in July of 2018. She loves being able to work with all different age groups and seeing a smile on the patient's face when they leave the office. Outside of work Porchae loves to read books, spend time with her fiance Andrew and her family and enjoys game nights with friends.
Charleen has been a Schedule Coordinator with Summit Dental Specialists since August of 2013. She moved to the area from Arizona to be with her grandchildren. Although she regrets the winter weather at times, the summers have been great for all of her favorite outdoor activities.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Hannah has been a Clinical Technician for Summit Dental Specialists since September of 2016. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) since 2015 and completed the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting (EFDA) program at Case Western Reserve University in May 2018. She enjoys hiking and kayaking in her free time.
Sydney has been a part of Summit Dental since March of 2018 as a scheduling coordinator. She graduated from Kent State University in 2015 with a Public Health Degree. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and friends.
Latanya started working at Summit Dental Specialists in December of 2018. She enjoys the constant interaction with patients. She also loves to spend time with her fiance, Darrel and two children London and Dayton. When she is not with family she enjoys shopping with close friends.
Pediatric Dental Hygienist
More about Dawn is coming soon!