Our Staff

 

Anthony – Lab Technician

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Qualifications: Tony graduated second in his class of 48 as a Dental Specialist at the Brook Army Medical School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He has attended seminars at Ohio State University on the fabrication and adjustment of Tempromandibular Joint splints. He has also attended seminars on indirect bonding at the West Virginia University and St. Louis University. He also spent time at Great Lakes Orthodontic Laboratories in Buffalo, New York, on the fabrication of orthodontic appliances and attended seminars in Fort Myers, Florida, on the Alpern Technique of orthodontic correction.

Tony is certified in Dental Radiology by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dental Examiners and in CPR by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support. Tony is also certified as a Clinical Orthodontic Technician by the Dental Assisting Board.

Experience: Tony has 32 years as an orthodontic technician and has been employed by Dr. Kirsch for 21 years.

Personal: Tony is married, has two children and lives in the Ebensburg area. His hobbies include boating, hunting and fishing. "As I tell my friends, I have yet to wake up and not want to go to work, and I feel that Mondays are my best days. It makes me feel proud to be part of an orthodontic team and help create healthy smiles."

Makenzie – Lab Technician

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Qualifications: Makenzie is certified in Dental Radiology by DANB and certified by the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support.

Experience: Makenzie has worked in the dental field since 2016.

Education: Makenzie is a 2016 graduate of the Dental Assistant Program at YTI and completed an orthodontic training program with Kirsch Orthodontics.

Personal: "A smile is a curve that sets everything straight, and that's why I'm here to help our patients have a beautiful smile."

Wendy – Orthodontic Technician

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Qualifications: Wendy has been certified in radiology by the Pennsylvania Board of Dental Examiners and by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support.

Experience: Wendy has 27 years of experience in general dentistry and also orthodontics.

Personal: “It is rewarding to see everyone's new smile and to see how happy our patients are with their end results. I enjoy coming to work with a friendly staff who care about our patients.”

Mackenzie - Orthodontic Technician

MackenzieQualifications: Mackenzie is certified in Dental Radiology by DANB and certified by the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support.

Experience: Mackenzie has worked in the dental field since 2014.

Education: Mackenzie is a 2014 graduate of the Dental Assistant Program at YTI and completed an orthodontic training program with Kirsch Orthodontics.

Personal: "Everyday at work is truly a gift. When I see my patients smile, it is a reminder of why I chose this career."

Ashley – Scheduling and Imaging Coordinator

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Qualifications: Ashley has been certified in Dental Radiology by DANB and certified by the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support.

Experience: Ashley has worked in orthodontics since 2013

Education: Ashley has an Associates of General studies from PHCC, is a 2013 graduate of the Dental Assistant Program at YTI and completed an orthodontic training program with Kirsch Orthodontics.

Personal: "I love being a part of something that makes people smile everyday."

BJ – Financial/Treatment Coordinator

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 Qualifications: BJ has been certified by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support.

Experience: BJ has over 20+ years of experience in human resources, office management and financing in various business and insurance environments.

Personal: “I feel fortunate to be part of such a friendly, family-oriented practice. Nothing is more gratifying than to see all the beautiful smiles at the end.”