The health of your gums and the surrounding bone is of utmost importance when considering the overall health of your body and the longevity of your teeth. Kathy has extensive experience as a hygienist specializing in achieving and maintaining said health. She is a perfectionist who is very honest, kind, gentle, and compassionate. She was chosen by Dr. Bleak because her number one priority is you, the patient. She doesn't worry about whether or not she is tired, having a bad day, etc. She only thinks about you... and in doing the very best she can to help you have the best gum and bone health possible in the most gentle way possible. She is great!
Elysia and Lisa
Our Dental Assistants
One of the major keys that has helped Dr. Lafferty be a gentle and quality oriented dentist is having great dental assistants. Elysia and Lisa work tirelessly and very effectively at making sure Dr. Lafferty has everything he is going to need for all the different dental procedures, while making sure you are as comfortable as possible. Common phrases you will hear them use are "What can I do to make you more comfortable? Would you like to listen to some music of your choice while Dr. Lafferty is performing the procedure?" Elysia and Lisa are very kind and caring people who are continually striving make your experience in our dental office the best it can possibly be.
Harriet and Kelsey
Our Insurance and Registration Specialists
When you arrive at our office Harriet and Kelsey are the first smiling faces you see. They go out of their way to make sure that you are cared for, taken care of, and comfortable. They are very knowledgeable and can answer nearly any question you can think of regarding your insurance. They work very hard to make life easier for you by researching details like what your yearly insurance maximum is and how much you have left in order to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses. They are always genuinely looking out for you as a patient.
Our Office Manager
When considering all that goes on behind the scenes to make a dental office function and flow correctly it is mind-boggling. Toni is the one who makes this happen. She knows how to do just about everything in the office from working with insurances, to helping our patients with questions, to assisting Dr. Lafferty in clinical procedures. She is very kind and personable. If you, as a patient, ever have a question or concern she will know the answer.