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Kim has been a dental assistant since high school, graduating from North High School in Akron. She has worked with Dr. Kleckner since 2008. She finds great satisfaction in helping patients overcome their dental fears and anxieties, thus experiencing better oral health. She completed her Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) training in 2012 and is certified in coronal polishing, sealant placement, dental radiography, and CPR. Kim always has a smile for her patients and enjoys making them feel very comfortable before and during treatment. Kim has also completed some extensive training courses with Dr. Kleckner in regards to TMJ dysfunction and full mouth reconstruction cases. She is passionate about helping patients overcome pain and discomfort so they may achieve their dream smiles.
In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family. She is very proud of her two children and three grandchildren! She is often babysitting her grandchildren on her days off, taking them to various museums and parks, and swimming whenever she can. She also enjoys spoiling her dog and cheering on the Cleveland Cavaliers and Browns.
Kay joined our office in 2010 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received her BS and Dental Hygiene degrees from West Liberty University in 1980. She is also certified to administer local anesthesia for dental treatment and is CPR certified. Kay holds memberships in the America Dental Hygiene Association, Stark Collaborative Dental Hygienist Association, and the Renaissance Dental Hygiene Study Club. Throughout her career, Kay has practiced in both general dental and periodontal specialty practices, as well as the Tiffin Health Department to provide dental screenings for children. She especially enjoys helping her patients achieve the best oral health possible through preventative cleanings and education on good home hygiene habits. Kay has more than 25 years of experience and expertise to offer and enjoys creating specialized plans for each patient’s care. This includes providing them with the correct hygiene aids to best care for their teeth at home. Kay is an avid flosser and would love to teach the world to floss every day!
Outside of the office, Kay treasures time with her husband and two grown children. She also enjoys knitting, reading, bird watching, biking, skiing, swimming, and kayaking.
Beth joined our practice as the business manager in 2018. She graduated from the Central-Hower High School dental-assisting program in 1982 and began her career in Anchorage, Alaska. After a number of years in Alaska, she returned to Ohio and began transitioning between working chair-side to working in the front office. Beth brings with her 30+ years of experience in the dental office, including vast experience with dental insurance benefits. Beth has always enjoyed helping patients understand and realize good dental health, both as an assistant and at the front office. These days, she takes great pleasure in seeing patients complete treatment and maximize the use of their dental insurance, all while keeping the entire team running smoothly for optimal patient care.
Beth makes her home in Cuyahoga Falls and loves the community here. She enjoys spending as much time as possible with her three grown children. When not at the office, Beth likes to relax by painting and designing repurposed furniture. She has a keen eye for turning cast-off furniture and accessories into something new, beautiful and useful. Beth is also involved with local women’s business organizations.
Shari joined our office in 2018 as a Treatment Coordinator. She received her BS at Kent State University in 2008 and started her career in the retail fashion world and before jumping into the dental industry in 2013. She discovered a keen interest in dental care and greatly enjoys meeting patients and helping them get the care they need in affordable ways.
In her free time, Shari enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, who keeps them on their toes with her toddler adventures. Shari’s family also includes her fur-babies – 2 dogs and 2 cats, who all get along quite well surprisingly enough! She loves to cook and enjoys getting inspiration for recipes from Pinterest. Her husband loves her version of an Island Glazed Pork Tenderloin. Shari’s other hobbies include keeping up with her succulent garden, browsing at Target, and proudly cheering on the Cleveland sports teams.
Amanda has been in the dental field since 2012. She graduated from Hiram College in 2013 and Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine EFDA program in 2019. She joined Dr. Kleckner’s team in 2019. Amanda’s EFDA certification enables her to place and shape restorations for patients as part of their dental care. Her favorite part of her job is seeing the outcome in her patients — she loves seeing how moved people can be and the confidence boost they get when they see their new smiles. It makes her happy when patients smile more, not only for their health but for their self-esteem.
Amanda loves her job and being with patients every day. In her free time, Amanda enjoys camping and exploring the beautiful parks in Northeast Ohio. She also enjoys spending time with her pets and riding horses.
Mallory has been in the dental field since 2014. She earned an Associates in Business and Dental Assisting from Fortis College in 2015. She joined Dr. Kleckner’s team in 2019. Her favorite part of her job is helping people to smile and be comfortable with their smile. She also loves having conversations with patients and getting to know them.
In her free time, Mallory enjoys spending time with her daughter and extended family, and outside activities such as walking, hiking, and fishing. When she can’t get outside in the winter, she likes to binge-watch TV shows, paint old furniture and go flea market shopping. She has been in the military for nine years and got to travel to Germany for a month-long training as part of the National Guard.
As a dental assistant for Joanna Kleckner DDS, Marquetta enjoys “making people happy and seeing them smile.” One of her goals is to help her clients improve, and learn to love, their beautiful smile. With over three years in the dental industry, Marquetta has her Associate Degree in Applied Science and is certified in radiology.
Marquetta’s dental philosophy is “DON’T FORGET TO FLOSS!”
In her free time, Marquetta enjoys doing crafts for home decorating, traveling, and spending time with daughter, son, and Yorkie pup. In high school, she was in three different choirs and was a cheerleader for six years.
Jaime is a registered dental hygienist at Joanna Kleckner DDS. With over 21 years of experience in the dental field, Jaime has an Associate Degree in Applied Science. One of Jaime’s favorite parts of her job is helping patients achieve their dream smile with a tight-knit team of professionals.
“I enjoy my patients and getting to know them – and I love being a part of a wonderful team here at Joanna Kleckner DDS!” – Jaime Tercek
In her free time, Jaime can be found baking, gardening, canning, cycling, and spending time with her son. Together, they tend to their pet chickens and turtle. Jaime has been skydiving, has met Liam Neeson while he was filming on her parent’s farm, and is a cancer survivor.
Brandi, a dental hygiene professional at Joanna Kleckner DDS, earned her Associate Degree of Applied Science at Cuyahoga Community College. With over 15 years of experience in the dental industry, Brandi adds a great deal of knowledge to her team and she passes this education on to her patients. Out of deep care for her patients, Brandi takes time to express the importance of proper oral hygiene. She enjoys meeting new patients and helping them achieve their dream smile amid positive oral health goals. “I love educating my patients as well as making them feel confident about their smile!” Brandi’s dental care philosophy is “saving lives, one tooth at a time!”
When not working, Brandi can be found spending time with her husband Lamar, her three children, and their dog, Rylie. She also finds joy in teaching parents around the community about financial literacy, self-awareness, career/education, and health and fitness through her non-profit organization, Single Parent Advancement. Brandi is also an elder at her church, once met John Travolta, and was part of a dance group.
As a treatment coordinator for Joanna Kleckner DDS, Michele’s favorite part of her job is the people. She takes great pride in helping patients achieve their oral health goals and maintain a beautiful smile. She strives to build strong relationships with each new patient she meets. With 32 years in the dental industry, it’s no surprise that Michele is able to share her vast knowledge of oral health with the patients at Joanna Kleckner DDS.
When she’s not working, Michele enjoys spending time with her daughter – sharing special moments like helping to plan her wedding and helping remodel her home. Michele also likes to go fishing, hiking, kayaking, boating, swimming, running, 4-wheeling, camping, and attending concerts. She has played darts with Sandy Alomar Jr. of the Cleveland Indians and has met Tyler McLaughlin from the National Geographic TV show, Wicked Tuna.