Meet Our Team
Dentist in Hagerstown
Tracy joined our team in June 2016 as a business assistant and has transitioned to office manager. She graduated from University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. Tracy has over 20 years of customer service experience that has helped with her positions here at Valley Dental Associates. She has been working in the dental field for several years and is very knowledgeable when it comes to insurance companies and benefits. Tracy enjoys helping and interacting with patients. She is passionate about building great relationships with all of our patients, and making sure they receive quality service and attention from our front office. Tracy loves to assist patients in utilizing their dental insurance efficiently and obtaining the treatment they need. She enjoys enjoys helping patients obtain a beautiful, healthy smile. She feels the best part of the day is seeing patients leave the office feeling happy and confident with their smiles.
Business Assistant/Dental Assistant
Katrina attended HCC and has been certified as an Extended Function Dental Assistant since 2006. She acts as a representative for Valley Dental Associates at various community activities and functions. Her warm smile and extensive knowledge gives our patients a sense of ease.
Katrina particularly enjoys working with cosmetic cases because of the impact it has on a person’s emotional and physical well-being. Being able to provide patients with procedural knowledge and a beautiful smile gives her great satisfaction. Katrina has a big heart and a caring way of explaining procedures to our patients. Because of this, she provides them with a relaxed and comfortable visit to the office. Katrina is the cornerstone of our team at Valley Dental Associates!
Certified Dental Assistant
Denise attended HCC for her dental assistant program and began her dental career in 2010. She completed her expanded functions certification in Columbia, MD. With us since 2014, Denise helps our dentists during procedures and does all that she can to ensure each patient’s comfort. Her favorite part of her job is helping patients achieve healthy smiles that are beautiful, too!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Shawna joined our team in October 2015. She graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2015. Her passion for dental hygiene started when she was a kid. She loved going to the dentist, especially her hygiene visits. She loves the opportunity to work one on one with her patients, educating them on what is best for them to obtain optimal oral health. She believes everyone should love their smile.
Shawna was born and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland. She currently resides in Greencastle, Pennsylvania with her husband, Michael, her son, Chase, and her daughters, Alayna and Eliza.
Alyssa graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2007 as a dental hygienist and joined our office the same year. She engages a quick rapport with patients of all ages, utilizing her charming wit and engaging smile. Unchanged: Alyssa graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2007 as a dental hygienist and joined our office the same year. She engages a quick rapport with patients of all ages, utilizing her charming wit and engaging smile.
Unchanged: Developing long-term relationships is easy for Alyssa; having those relationships developed in the dental office transition into long-term personal friendships is not unusual for her. After growing up with a fear of the dentist, she particularly enjoys comforting and educating her patients, so they feel safe and knowledgeable about procedures. Her gentle touch wins them over every time!