Since joining our team in 2007, Alyssa has found that she truly cherishes our loving doctors and friendly coworkers. She also adores our patients and finds great personal joy in helping them achieve optimal oral health. One of the things Alyssa loves about her job is helping to teach some of the newer assistants the latest techniques in dental assisting. Alyssa is also in charge of our employee safety program. When she is out of the office, Alyssa particularly enjoys volunteering at her church with young people and loves the roller coasters at Hershey Park.
As a dental assistant, Crystal assists the dentists in clinical procedures, sterilizes instruments, and takes X-rays. She has been on our team since 2006 and loves her coworkers. Crystal finds helping people to be highly rewarding. Besides her job, she and her husband Randy love Eagles football and enjoy going to occasional games at Lincoln Financial Field.
Crystal with Olivia and Randy
High school student Kira Wahl started with us in 2009. She loves working with her dad Dr. Mike and restocking the operatory rooms with supplies. While at Brandywine Springs School, she was a member of the National Junior Honor Society and played on the school volleyball team and plays soccer too. Kira loves animals and has been volunteering at Faithful Friends Animal Society. Kira has been called the Roller Coaster Queen and has been on every roller coaster at Hershey Park.
Middle school student Leah Wahl is started with us in 2009. Enjoying working with her dad Dr. Mike, her job responsibilities include making charts for our new patients and stuffing envelopes. Leah plays softball and enjoys volunteering at Faithful Friends Animal Society with her mom Tina and sister Kira. Leah loves to play Minecraft and watches many YouTube videos about it to hone her skills. While at Claymont Elementary School, Leah started reading Harry Potter books and now loves just about everything Harry Potter.
Michelle has been with us since 2006, and she assists the dentists in clinical procedures. A graduate of Ridley High School, she also attended Delaware County Community College and with her husband Joe has a son and daughter that love the beach. She prides herself on good attendance and enjoys working with our kind team members (but not the mean ones). Dr. Mike, who sometimes references the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles to patients, was shocked that Michelle never even heard of the movie. It was only two years after Dr. Mike purchased the movie for Michelle to watch, that she finally did so and now can’t stop talking about it.
Stacey hails from Brick, New Jersey, but now lives in Newark, Delaware. She joined our team as in 2011, and has also taken classes at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Working with our friendly team and with our patients is one of her chief joys. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, and spending time with her son Joseph, a student and future orthodontist at AI Dupont High School who now works with us too. Her favorite celebrity smile belongs to Tom Cruise. Her mom Stacey has been a receptionist for Dr. Mike’s brother Joe’s law office, and her dad works for Sullivan-Schein Dental Company, from which Dr. Mike orders dental supplies and equipment.
Stacey and her son Joseph enjoyed a Carnival cruise with their whole family to Turks and Caicois in July 2012. Maybe one day, Stacey will grow as tall as Joseph!
Attila joined our practice in 2015 as a dental assistant and is a hardworking member of our experienced team. A 2016 graduate of Hodgson Vo-Tech High School, he now attends West Virginia University, studying pre-dentistry. He regularly completes continuing education courses in order to hone his skills and stay informed regarding all of the latest technology in the industry. When he’s not helping our patients enjoy healthier, happier smiles, Attila likes traveling with his family and wrestling and was captain of the varsity wrestling team at Hodgson.
Originally from Pietarsaari, Finland, Jaana became a member of our team in 2015 with her associate’s degree in nursing and her certification in dental assisting. Her duties include assisting the dentist with exams and procedures, taking x-rays, and sterilizing instruments. Jaana genuinely enjoys helping people and making them feel comfortable about seeing the dentist. She loves to help anxious patients overcome their fears so that they can receive the dental care they need. She is great with children and enjoys teaching them about the importance of brushing and flossing.
Jaana has three boys, and her free time is spent at hockey rinks and lacrosse fields. She also enjoys cooking and watching cooking shows. Her favorite celebrity smile is Whitney Houston’s, and her favorite quote is “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade!”
Alyssa “Alyssa 2” joined Wahl Family Dentistry in 2015, bringing three years of experience in dentistry with her. Ever since Alyssa was five years old, she dreamed of becoming a dentist. A graduate of Hodgson Vo-Tech High School in dental assisting, Alyssa is enthusiastic, hard-working, patient and friendly. She attends the University of Delaware, where she plans to major in some type of health science. She played volleyball in high school and still plays now. Her favorite celebrity smile belongs to Selena Gomez and she lives by the saying, “For every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”
Danielle “Dani” Harris holds the record for most goals scored in soccer in Delcastle High School history, where she studied dental assisting and graduated in 2016. Now a student at Delaware Technical and Community College, Dani joined our team in 2015, and loves meeting new people and helping them with their dental health. One of 7 children, she enjoys spending time with her big family. She and her six siblings are third generation patients of Wahl Family Detistry and have been coming since they had teeth!
As one of our dental assistants, Ashley works side-by-side with our dentists to give patients the essential care they need. She joined our office in 2013 and is equally passionate about our patients and the team she works with. She truly enjoys helping others. Away from the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Ashley also enjoys singing along with the songs that come on in the office, but don’t worry – she’s not going to quit her day job for a singing career.
Di’Amani has worked in the dental field as student at Hodgson Vo-Tech High School since 2013 training in dental assisting and joined our team in 2016. She loves how family oriented the practice is and working with such a great team that they feel like one big family. What she enjoys about her job is having the opportunity to help patients achieve their oral health goals, feel comfortable during care, and especially loves seeing them smile. Outside the office, you’ll find Di’Amani spending with kids, volunteering, visiting the St. Jude Hospital, and shopping.
Dymesha has always liked her teeth and her smile, and that inspired her to consider going into the dental field. One of her dental assisting instructors gave her the nickname “Smiley.” She began studying and training in dental assisting at Hodgson Vo-Tech High School in 2013, where she was also captain of the cheerleading squad. Joining our team in 2016, Dymesha loves working with a staff that shows such kindness and attention to detail with patients. She volunteers regularly at local schools and at Christiana Care, spreading the message of good dental health and hygiene.
Dymesha and Di’Amani are great friends and were both hired on the same day, and they look almost like twins! Dr. Mike still can’t tell them apart.
Odet joined our practice in 2016, and works alongside the dentist to help patients achieve their smile goals. She likes the way patients admire their smiles after they’ve been repaired, and says it reminds her of how people are excited to show off a new hairstyle. It’s always her goal to help patients have a dental experience that’s akin to this. She enjoys taking time to carefully assess oral health and help patients. Odet studied dental assisting at the Dawn Career institute and holds certification in CPR and x-rays. In her spare time, Odet enjoys doing arts and crafts, learning new things, and spending time with family and friends.
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