Meet The Team

David, Director of Operations

David joins our team coming from over 16 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Previously serving as a CFO, he has significant experience in developing and maintaining banking relationships, cost accounting, and financial performance improvements. Prior to that, he spent over 12 years within a construction-focused family business. He learned every role from entry-level operations, COO, and developing skills both with plant floor operations and inner-office functions. These skills and knowledge base bring a unique perspective to the dental industry.

David lives in Myerstown with his wife, Kayla, and daughter, Lily. He enjoys traveling annually to Disney World as a Disney Vacation Club member. He recently had his first daughter in October of 2018, so he is now especially excited about the additional memories that will be made in the coming years. He also enjoys watching movies, being a “foodie”, spending time with his two Shichon dogs, and hosting gatherings with friends.

Adrienne, Director of Marketing

Adrienne brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations and business development to Mor Smiles. She has a diverse background which includes dentistry, healthcare, and banking. Adrienne works to create purposeful relationships and is driven to make a difference in people’s lives each and every day. She is both creative and passionate in her work and looks forward to assisting Mor Smiles to create further brand recognition. Adrienne is excited to work with such a dedicated team of professionals and cannot wait to meet you at your next visit!

Adrienne volunteers for The Parkesburg Point and also the Women in Business Mentoring Program through the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She currently resides in East Earl with her husband, Brian and their cat, Zima. Their son, Aidan, graduated cum laude from Penn State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a concentration in Economics. In her spare time, Adrienne enjoys exercising, reading, baking and spending time with family and friends.

Pam, Accounts Payable Manager/HR Assistant

Pam graduated from the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center Dental Assisting program in 2014. She served as our Financial Coordinator in our Ephrata office for about a year and was able to create meaningful relationships with our patients, guide them through their treatment process and help them achieve their dental goals. Her attention to detail and love of numbers made her the perfect choice for our Accounts Payable Manager/HR Assistant. Pam works diligently behind the scenes to ensure that the day-to-day bookkeeping is in order for both of our practices. She also works to maintain proper HR legal compliance and support our employees’ experiences across the organization.

In her free time, Pam enjoys hiking, watching documentaries, spending time with family and friends, and visiting her second home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Unless however, it’s football season, then you will find her cheering on her favorite Nittany Lions in Happy Valley! WE ARE…PENN STATE!

Patient Experience Team

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Angela

Angela, or Ang as we like to call her, is a 2007 graduate from Penn Manor High school. She went on to attend York Technical Institute in 2007 and received her dental assisting certificate. Ang loves anything and everything in the beauty world and opted to attend the American Beauty Academy where she received her cosmetology license in 2014. 

Ang joined our team in 2019 and she has a firm grasp on dental terminology and services, can create efficient treatment plans, works with insurance providers for clarification of patients’ benefits and educates patients on all financial options. She enjoys working with our patients each day to assist them in not only understanding their treatment recommendations but also maximizing their dental benefits. 

Ang loves spending quality time with her family and friends whenever she can, and she especially loves spoiling her two nieces, Kinley and Avery! She is also a cat lover and showers her fur baby, Sassy, with lots of love. You will find her at her family’s beach house in Bethany Beach during the summer months and in the fall, you will most likely find her in Happy Valley cheering on the Nittany Lions in Beaver Stadium! Ang cheered her entire life and now shares her love of cheer by coaching. She also enjoys traveling to tropical destinations and to the Finger Lakes where she can explore the wide array of wineries and partake in some serious wine tasting!

Brittany

Brittany is originally from Savannah, GA. She will welcome you to Mor Smiles with her quintessential southern charm and beautiful, big smile. She is committed to helping our patients, while in our office, feel comfortable, understand their dental needs and assist them with proper treatment planning to ultimately attain the smiles that they desire.

Brittany married her best friend and soul mate, Zeppelin, in 2012. They have three beautiful, intelligent daughters; Kaydence, Madison and Zoe. She has a dog named Oliver, two identical cats named Dixie and Savannah, and a little guinea pig named Marshall.

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, listening to live country music, having BBQs and Low Country Boils (she can fill you in on what those are), snowboarding, refinishing furniture, and just spending as much time as possible with her family. Brittany also loves St. Patrick’s Day. Most people aren’t aware that Savannah puts on quite a show for the shamrock clad holiday. At over 200 years old, Savannah’s St. Patrick’s celebration is one of the largest in the country, second to New York City. Irish roots run deep in Savannah, as well as in the rest of the state of Georgia.

Hannah

Hannah is proud to be a Lititz native and is a 2016 graduate of Warwick High School…home of the Warwick Warriors! After high school, she attended Kent State University and acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Hannah has played sports her entire life and while at Kent State she was a Division 1 field hockey athlete where she was a defensive midfielder.

She was excited to join the patient experience team at Mor Smiles in 2019 and has made huge strides in learning the ins and outs of dentistry. Hannah will greet you with a huge smile when you visit our office and she is happy to support you with all your needs. 

Hannah resides in Lititz with her family and she enjoys spending as much time she can with them and her friends. She enjoys baking ANYTHING with chocolate, traveling to warm beaches to dip her toes in the waves, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, and spending time with her friends and Golden Retriever, Gracie.

Samantha

Samantha, better known as Sam, is a 2011 graduate from Hempfield High School and then attended the Lancaster School of Cosmetology in 2012 to become an esthetician. She opted to take a break from the world of beauty and entered the dental world. She was drawn to the dental field because she enjoys working with people and aspires to learn as much as she can about dentistry.

Sam was a welcome addition to our patient experience team in February of 2020. You can rest assured that she will always provide you with the highest level of customer service and a huge smile! Her kind and gentle demeanor will help ease any anxieties you might have when visiting our office.  

She enjoys spending time with her family, her fiancé, Dan, friends and of course, her faithful and beloved dog, Walter. She loves to travel and likes being spontaneous…exploring new places every chance she gets and discovering different coffee shops to indulge in a latte or cappuccino. Baking is one of her obsessions and she is always searching for new recipes online to create mouthwatering treats.

Hygiene Team

Amy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy is a 2011 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. After graduation, she headed to Williamsport, PA, to pursue her credentials as a Registered Dental Hygienist. As a child, she always enjoyed her trips to the dentist and orthodontist office. Having orthodontic needs herself, she appreciates the value of what a beautiful smile can do for a person’s self-confidence. After shadowing a dental hygienist in high school, she knew the dental field was where she wanted to be.

Amy enjoys assisting people to alleviate their fear and anxiety of going to the dentist and helping them understand the importance of attending their routine checkups. She loves working with patients of all ages, meeting new people, building rapport and cultivating meaningful relationships. She feels Mor Smiles is a great fit for her because the practice is committed to providing the very best patient experiences and she has so much fun working with her crazy team members.

In her spare time, she loves hiking at Blue Marsh Lake with her dog, Tucker, and spending time with her family. Her love for dogs has inspired her to one day achieve her Service Dog Certification. She believes that dogs are a great stress reliever for all of us, especially patients. In the summer, you’ll find Amy enjoying long weekend getaways to the beach spending every minute possible in the sand soaking up the sun.

Melissa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa is one of our dedicated hygienists and provides thorough, compassionate care to all of our patients. She graduated from Dallastown Area High School in 2013 and then attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2016 to acquire her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Melissa’s childhood hygienist, who served as her mentor, was the reason she opted to pursue a career in dentistry. She enjoys caring for and educating her patients, so they understand the overall connection between oral and systemic health.

Melissa is proud to call Lititz home and enjoys the plethora of shops and restaurants available downtown and thoroughly enjoys the charm Lititz offers to its residents and visitors alike. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, attending concerts, taking beach trips and cheering for the E-A-G-L-E-S!

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.

Clinical Team

Kathy, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Kathy started her life long career in dentistry in 1993 and served as a certified dental assistant. She did take an opportunity to be a stay-at-home mom for several years and then returned to dentistry in 2013. She then pursued and obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting license from the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. Kathy chose the dental field because she is passionate about making a difference in patients’ lives, one smile at a time. She is compassionate and gentle and works to ensure that all patients have positive, comfortable experiences.

In her spare time, Kathy enjoys spending as much time as possible with her husband since they are now “empty nesters.” They love to go kayaking, to enjoy trying craft beers at local microbreweries and to go out for dinner on date nights. Their oldest child serves in the National Guard, their middle child is a senior at Cortland State University studying Business and their youngest is a freshman at Bloomsburg University.

Hannah, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Hannah was born and raised in Lititz and is a 2013 graduate of Warwick High School. After graduation, she pursued her Dental Assistant Accreditation at York Technical Institute (YTI) and returned to YTI to pursue and obtain her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting license in 2019.

Hannah brings a smile to work each and every day and is passionate about helping her patients achieve the greatest experience possible. She claims her interest in the dental field began while completing a middle school project on dentistry. She always enjoyed visiting the dentist as a child and leaving with a fresh, clean smile. Working at Mor Smiles has allowed her to meet new people and she enjoys working with the entire team. She is determined to help patients improve their smiles and overcome any dental anxieties they might have.

When not in the office, Hannah loves to spend as much time as possible with her husband, Colton. They enjoy hiking, exploring the outdoors and just being together. She’s also a huge country music enthusiast and attends concerts whenever she can. As long as she’s spending time with her family and friends, she’s smiling. Her ideal meal consists of pizza and ice cream and her favorite television show is Grey’s Anatomy.

Tischa, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Tischa is a 2013 graduate of Twin Valley High School—go RAIDERS!  She then pursued and obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting license in 2017 from Harcum College.  Tischa decided to work in the dental field because she enjoys helping people restore their smiles and confidence.  She has helped to transform not only smiles, but knows that she has helped transform lives. This gives Tischa the satisfaction of knowing that she is making a difference in the lives of others every single day.

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending as much time as she can with her boyfriend, Dylan, and her entire family.  She loves putting her toes in the sand and surf whenever she can at the beach and is also a self-described “foodie.” Tischa appreciates the plethora of fabulous restaurants in Lancaster County and you will find her out and about most weekends sampling new dishes and libations. 

Ashley, Registered Nurse

Ashley is a registered nurse with her BSN and certification in neuromodulators and dermal fillers from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE). The AAFE is a multidisciplinary professional healthcare organization whose mission is teaching the best non-surgical and non-invasive facial injectable techniques to healthcare professionals worldwide.

Ashley graduated from Thomas Jefferson University’s School of Nursing and began her career working on a neurological intensive care unit at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. After relocating to Lancaster County she continued to work as an RN at an ambulatory surgery center in the OR and post-anesthesia care unit.

Ashley realized many years ago the importance of good skincare and injectables/neuromodulators to prevent the signs of aging. Her goal as an injector is to enhance her patients’ natural beauty leaving them feeling refreshed and confident.

Ashley resides in Lititz with her husband, Sean, and three children (Mia, Charlotte, and Conor). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, working out, cooking, wine education, traveling and checking out new restaurants. She is also a huge animal lover!