Meet The Staff
NICOLE – OFFICE MANAGER
Nicole is our Office Manager. She has been in the dental field for over 30 years and with this practice since 1998. She enjoys fostering relationships with the rest of our staff and considers them extended family.
She has been an integral part of the office growth and has enjoyed watching it flourish over the last 20+ years. Nicole especially loves interacting with our patients and helping them with all of their insurance, billing and treatment plan options.
She and her husband are empty nesters who enjoy traveling, making memories with their son and his girlfriend and family get-togethers.
Fun Fact: Nicole and her husband have 5 cats. She is well on her way to being a crazy cat lady!
AMANDA – FRONT DESK COORDINATOR
Amanda joined our practice in January 2019. She came to us with 8 years of reception experience, 3 of which were in the dental field and 5 in a pediatrician’s office.
She is thrilled to have the opportunity to run our front desk area and has quickly become a valued employee.
Amanda and her boyfriend enjoy spontaneous day trips – the beach and New York City are their favorite go-to locations.
Fun Fact: Amanda is obsessed with all things Disney! (minus the villains)
JOE – ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Joe started with our practice in 2009. His work is mostly behind the scenes – working with insurance companies and in the laboratory. He is also our resident computer expert.
When not at work Joe enjoys gaming and spending time with his girlfriend and family.
Fun Fact: Joe and his girlfriend are avid Pokémon Go hunters!
VICKY – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Vicky has been in the dental field for over 35 years. She spent 13 years as a dental assistant and then decided to pursue her degree in Dental Hygiene. After graduating from West Liberty University, she spent 12 years as a hygienist before starting with us in 2009.
She loves her work and enjoys getting to know each patient. She is thankful to have the opportunity to work alongside Dr. Fay and Dr. Moeller and watch the practice continue to grow.
Vicky enjoys spending time with her husband traveling, hunting, fishing and crabbing.
Fun Fact: Vicky and her husband love to ride their motorcycles!
STEPHANIE – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
After deciding to further her education and graduating in 2018 with her Dental Hygiene degree, Stephanie started in our office as a temporary hygienist to help out when we needed her. We immediately fell in love with her and when we expanded, we asked Stephanie to become a permanent part of our team.
Stephanie is thrilled to have the opportunity to start her hygiene career with Dr. Fay and Dr. Moeller and is excellent with our patients.
She enjoys her free time with her daughter and fiancé making day trips to the beach and spending time with family.
Fun Fact: Stephanie won the 2018 Delaware State Dental Society Dental Hygiene Student of the Year Award!
MICHELE – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Michele has been a frequent substitute hygienist for our office since 2016, filling in for us when one of our staff hygienists was sick or on vacation. When a position became available we asked her to come work with us full time. We are thrilled to have her as a permanent member of our team!
She comes to us with over 30 years’ experience as a dental hygienist and has an excellent rapport with our patients. She is just as excited to be here as we are to have her!
Michele enjoys spending time with her adult children and her husband. Day trips to the beach are a favorite and she also loves anything green, growing and thriving. Plants, flowers, feeding birds, etc.
Fun Fact: Michele loves to cook and had a cooking blog at one time!
TINA – EXPANDED FUNCTION DENTAL ASSISTANT/CLINICAL COORDINATOR
Tina has been in the dental field for over 30 years and started with us in 2005. Tina loves helping our patients feel better about themselves by helping them feel better about their smiles, relaxing anxious patients and starting our youngest patients with a stellar experience so they look forward to their visits with us.
She adores her co-workers and enjoys the family atmosphere of our practice. She wears many hats here, including being the practice OSHA Compliance Officer, and works closely with the Doctors and Nicole to keep the office running efficiently.
In her free time Tina, her husband and kids love to camp, fish, travel and hike. She also likes to spend time with family.
Fun Fact: Tina is the baby of 10 siblings. 7 sisters and 2 brothers! Due to their Military upbringing, the family was station in the Philippines for 4 years! She also hold a Delaware Cosmetology license.
MICHELLE – EXPANDED FUNCTION DENTAL ASSISTANT
Michelle came to our office in 2013 to complete her externship for her Dental Assisting Certificate from Poly-Tech. We liked her so much that we when had a full time opening for an assistant in 2015 we asked her to come be a permanent member of our team.
She loves working alongside Dr. Fay and Dr. Moeller and making our patients feel welcome.
Outside of work Michelle enjoys reading, playing board games, paint nights, day trips with friends, live music, camping and spending time with her family and friends.
Fun Fact: Michelle collects Wizard of Oz memorabilia!
RACHEL – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Rachel joined our practice in 2018. She completed her externship for her dental assisting certificate with us in 2016 and when we expanded our practice 2 years later, we asked her to become a permanent part of our team.
Her dream is to further her career and education in the dental field and loves working hands on with our patients.
Rachel loves spending time with family and friends and her 2 dogs. She also enjoys trips to the beach, binge watching Netflix and bingeing on ice-cream.
Fun Fact: Rachel is an accomplished makeup artist!
SHANNON – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Shannon joined our practice in 2019. She graduated with her dental assisting certificate from the Skye Academy in 2018. She comes to us with 2 years dental assisting experience and a great personality!
She adores interacting with our patients and coworkers.
Shannon enjoys bowling, reading and spending time with her big family.
Fun Fact: Shannon loves country music and line dancing!
MELANIE (MUFF) – STERILIZATION COORDINATOR
Melanie joined our practice in 1988. She is responsible for running our sterilization area and making sure all of the Assistants and Doctors have the correct instruments for each procedure.
She has formed many friendships with our patients in the 30+ years she has been with us. Our joke is that when she’s too old to work, she’ll just come in and be our greeter! She is a devoted employee.
Melanie has a weakness for her 4 beautiful grand babies, is very grateful 2 of them live close, but also loves traveling to see her son and his family in Tennessee.
Fun Fact: Melanie thinks the four food groups are candy, candy canes, candy corn and corn syrup. She is a choco/candyholic, so it’s a good thing she works for a dentist!