Cleveland smile team
Your dental health is our main concern, and we are committed to helping you keep your sparkling smile for a lifetime.
Our smile team is excellent with both adults and kids and we strive to make your experience calm, stress free, and painless.
Come get to know us and let our family take care of yours.
Lisa has been in the dental field for 10+ years. She is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive quality service and attention with a smile.
Outside of work, Lisa enjoys being a voice for her son's school by serving as the Vice President of the school board for the past three years.
She loves to garden and bike ride but her ultimate favorite thing is being a mom. Lisa married her husband, Ernest in 2004. They have three children, Christian, Robby and Brayden and one granddaughter, Jordan.
Erin graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Cuyahoga Community College in 2007. Always caring and compassionate, Erin makes it her priority to educate our patients about periodontal (gum) disease. She especially enjoys helping patients achieve the beautiful smiles that they deserve.
She excels at her ability to provide amazing dental care to patients of all ages - making the dental experience comfortable and painless for kids, parents, and grandparents.
In spare time, she enjoys fitness and working out. Most of all, Erin loves being a mom to two of the greatest kids in the world, Tori and Val.
Michelle earned her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Stark State College. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Akron. Michelle is passionate about helping patients understand the importance of their oral health and enjoys discussing the best ways to take care of their smiles.
Originally from California, Michelle has lived all over the states but found her place in Akron with her fiancé and their two cats.
Her hobbies include traveling, trying out new restaurants, and taking care of her growing house-plant collection.
Jackie has been an assistant for four years. She prides herself on giving the best patient care possible, being gentle and caring towards patients as if they were her own family. She also loves learning new things to help enhance and expand her dental knowledge. Jackie plans to continue her education to become an EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant).
Jackie is very passionate about her work as well as her family. She has two beautiful children, Jay’Mir and Emoni, whom with she loves spending her free time.
Jackie also loves reading and traveling to new places. She loves to smile, laugh and spread her positive energy around throughout our office.
With over 20+ years in the dental field, Jess has dedicated her professional career to not only stay apprised of the advancements in dentistry but is a passionate advocate for her patients. Through close relationships with her patients and their needs as well as goals, she works diligently to ensure their desires are obtained. Jess prides herself on her abilities to assist patients with all aspects of their dental growth and concerns.
When not assisting patients, you can find her running one of her five children from her blended family, Evan, Nicole, Clayton, Chloe and Maximus, to various practices and events. She enjoys spending her free time simply enjoying life.
Jess participates with her local community serving as treasurer for a local non-profit, and as a volunteer youth cheer coach. She enjoys all outdoor activities and loves to bake delectable desserts as well as to experiment with new recipes to make healthy foods that taste great!
Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary
Courtney graduated from Fortis College in 2012 for Dental Assisting. She enjoyes educating the patients so much she went back to school to become an Expanded Function Dental Assistant [EFDA]. Graduating from Stark State College in 2018 from the EFDA program, Courtney continues to put a smile on patients' faces with her expertise in placing fillings.
Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys spending time with her future husband Zack and Daughters Ella and Lilly. They all enjoy spending time with all their two dogs, Jack and Jill.
Courtney also enjoys photography, crafting, shopping, working out at the gym and exploring the outdoors.
La'Quoya grew up in Cleveland, OH and has since relocated to her new home in Cuyahoga Falls. Aside from her outgoing personality and infectious laugh, she is full of optimism, faith and love.
La'Quoya has a deep passion for helping people and making them smile. She lives by the mantra that "You never know what someone is going through, so one smile can go a mile!"
In her spare time, she loves spending time with family. La'Quoya is motivated by her son to be the best she can be. With his smile, she can move in style!
Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary
Jessica was born and raised in Stow, Ohio. After graduating from from high school she went on to college and then enlisted into the U.S. Navy. After serving her country, she returned to settle in Cuyahoga Falls and changed her career goals.
Jessica later earned her Associate of Science degree in dental assisting. She then went on to earn her Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary (EFDA) degree from Stark State College.
Her aim is help each patient love their smile and smile with confidence.
When Jessica isn't working, she spends time with her husband Craig and their beautiful family.
Maddie graduated from The Ohio State University with her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene while also specializing as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA). With her dental knowledge and compassionate mindset, Maddie strives to make each patient feel comfortable while providing world-class dental care.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her daughter, boyfirend and their two dogs. Maddie also loves to cook, garden, and take care of her house plants.
Zenna is one of the friendly faces that you'll see when you first arrive at our Cuyahoga Falls location. She always makes it a priority to help each patient with friendly and courteous service.
Zenna graduated in 2003 from Central-Hower's Dental Assisting Program. She has over 10+ years of dental office and dental assisting experience.
Her favorite pastime is spending time with her three children Kevin, Timothy and Zita. Zenna also has a passion for cooking, baking and enjoying concerts.
Stephanie adds nearly 2 decades of experience to the Smile Team! As a graduate of The Akron Institute with a focus on Dental Assisting, she has both clinical and administrative knowledge in all facets of the dental field. Stephanie can help educate patients with their financial and insurance needs, and she is also well versed in providing treatment information.
When not serving the patients at Cleveland Smile Center you can find Stephanie enjoying the company of her furbaby, Cooper. Stephanie also enjoys the company of her husband, Thomas, her daughter, Maria, and caring for her parents.
Stephanie enjoys cooking and baking to pass time. She always makes time to simply relax and enjoying life to the fullest.
With over 2 decades of experience, Christine enjoys the privilege of providing excellent dental to her patients. She also takes pride in educating them on how to maintain their beautiful smiles.
Known around our office as Chris, she grew up in Poland, Ohio. She later graduated in 2002 with her degree in dental hygiene from Youngstown State University.
Chris is married to her husband Heinz, and she has one amazing son named Tyler. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Chris also enjoys hiking with her dog Daisy, traveling, and bird watching.
Jasmine has been working in dentistry since 2018. She graduated from Fortis College with an associate degree in Dental Assisting.
Jasmine takes pride in getting to know her patients and caring for them like she would with her own family and friends. She loves being able to help people achieve the smile they have always dreamed about. Jasmine eventually plans to further her dental career by studying to become a dental hygienist.
Outside of work, Jasmine enjoys being with her son the most! She also loves being outdoors. In her commitment to health and wellness, Jasmine considers the gym as her second best friend.