Welcome, Dr. Lee Morrow & patients! We are so glad to have you as part of our family.
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.
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.
Marion started her career in dental assisting in 2015, and joined our team in 2020. She holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Dental Assisting and a Radiology Certificate, with the goal of becoming an Expanded Function Dental Assistant in the future. In her role, Marion loves performing oral surgery procedures and making patients smile again. One of her favorite parts of her job is being able to watch the intricacies of dental treatments come together to create beautiful smiles for patients.
When not working, Marion enjoys spending time listening to music, and playing with her boys. She also enjoys watching Netflix; some of her favorite shows include Snapped, Law & Order SVU and Forensic Files. When Marion was younger, she competed as a flag girl — and won a championship in North Carolina. Her dental care philosophy is “Brushing and flossing twice a day will keep the dentist away!”
Stephanie, an assistant with Dr. Morrow for more than 30 years, joined our team in 2020 with Dr. Morrow. She loves working as a dental team to collectively help all patients with their oral health. Stephanie especially enjoys helping patients feel comfortable during treatment, and forming relationships with them over the years. She loves working in dentistry because she believes that “A smile can make all the difference in the world!”
When not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and two grown children. She also spends time outdoors working in her yard, walking, boating, sunbathing, and listening to country music. She loves attending and cheering for all Cleveland sports teams — especially the Cavaliers. One of her favorite memories is when she and her daughter got to attend a Cavs game in Indianapolis, flying with the players on the team plane and staying at the team hotel! She and her daughter enjoyed this trip of a lifetime after her daughter won a sales competition for the Cavs.
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.
Dana, a Registered Dental Hygienist, worked with Dr. Morrow for many, many years, and joined our team along with Dr. Morrow in 2020. She has over 40 years of experience in the dental field, holding an Associate’s egree in Dental Hygiene from Cuyahoga Community College. As a hygienist, Dana enjoys getting to know her patients and the relationships she develops with them over the years. She also enjoys focusing on encouraging healthy oral habits with her patients.
When not working, Dana enjoys reading, hiking, working on home improvement projects, and enjoying craft beer with her husband. She and her husband have three children, two grandchildren, and a goldendoodle. Some little known facts about Dana are that she used to own a motorcycle, and she spent seven years homeschooling her children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michelle has been working in the dental field for more than 30 years. She started her career as a dental assistant, and then discovered she enjoyed working on the business side of the dental practice. She was with Dr. Morrow for more than 30 years, and joined our team along with Dr. Morrow in 2020. She is a graduate of the Kent Roosevelt Dental Assisting program. She also holds a Dental Assisting Radiography certificate. She loves her role because she gets to form relationships with her patients, and they become like family to her. She likes to emphasize the importance of oral health to her patients, and often reminds them that “taking care of your teeth is not just about your nice smile, it is best for your overall health!” Michelle has extensive experience working with various types of dental insurance and will help you maximize your dental insurance benefits.
When not working, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and their adult daughters. Some of her hobbies and interests include hiking, vacationing in the mountains, cooking and baking. Michelle also enjoys cheering on the Cleveland Browns — she was a member of the Browns Backers fan club for many years. She even met and got to talk to Josh Cribbs when he was playing for the Browns!
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.