Meet The Staff


Chelsie Adams

Chelsie is our Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA). She has been in the dental field for over 18 years. She started learning in office chairside dentistry in 2002.

Chelsie went on to pursue her EFDA in 2007, where she graduated from The Ohio State University EFDA program. She also has expanded knowledge with helping through out the office in all areas. Her main goal in dentistry is to help people smile again and receive the best care she can provide. She is very detailed with her work which helps her to achieve this goal.

When she is not busy doing dentistry, Chelsie loves spending time with her husband and kids. They love going camping, riding ATVs, taking their daughter on adventures and watching their boys play sports. Chelsie is very knowledgeable in the field and is a great asset to our team.


Lori Whitener

Lori is the Office Manager. She is cross trained to work as the front desk receptionist and as a chair-side assistant for the doctor. She has been in the dental field for over twenty years and has experience in General practice, Oral surgery and Periodontics.

Lori is very knowledgeable with all aspects of the dental practice including dental insurance plans. She grew up in Preble County where she still resides with her husband Ron and three of her four children, Evan, Brandon, Vincent and one daughter Samantha who lives in Kentucky with her beautiful granddaughter Izabel.

When she is not running the boys to sporting events she enjoys relaxing at home with family and friends living a simple country life.


Sylvia Bjork

Sylvia is a registered dental assistant from San Antonio, Texas. Sylvia graduated from the dental program at San Antonio College. She moved to Ohio in 2011 to be with the love of her life, Shane.

Sylvia has two sons, Scott (38) and Harley (24) both are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. She enjoys watching her favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing bingo, cooking Tex-Mex food and spending quiet evenings with her boyfriend.


Wendy Hodge

Wendy is our lead Dental Hygienist. She joined our team in October 2018. Wendy received her Dental Hygiene degree from AASU in Savannah, Georgia (May 2000). She grew up in Germantown, Ohio and now resides in Miamisburg, Ohio. She enjoys spending  time outdoors with family, friends and her fur baby, Cain.