Meet Our Dental Team - Erie, PA
Get to know our Amazing Staff
This collection of lovable goofballs and weirdos is our fantastic dental team! Their friendly personalities, extensive training, and years of experience will ensure that all of your appointments are well-organized, quick, and dare we say, FUN.
Each staff member has dental assistant training, meaning that they can treat you with confidence during every step of the process. Between the team, they'll find the answer to any of your dental questions.
The team will always go out of their way to make sure every member of your family feels right at home at every visit. Read on below to say “hello!” to some of the friendly faces you’ll meet here at Summit Family Dentistry.
Morgan, Practice Manager
Morgan has been working in dentistry for a little over two years, joining our team in late 2018. Morgan studied dental assisting at Great Lakes Institute of Technology, and she has training in radiology, infection control, CPR and HIPPA policies. Morgan most enjoys educating people and helping them gain their confidence back and overcome their fear of dentistry.
Originally from Union City, her and her family recently moved to Corry! Morgan’s family consist of her boyfriend Roger, her son Carson and recently added their pup Charlee. Outside of work Morgan enjoys anything outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and adventures with her little family.
Lauren, Registered Dental Hygienist
Lauren joined our practice in the beginning of 2019 and has been working in dentistry for about 4 years. She received her training from Fortis Institute and is bringing tons of advanced certifications as a registered dental hygienist, including radiation, CPR, local anesthesia, and infection control. She loves seeing patients smiling faces and loves the importance Summit Family Dentistry places on patient education.
Originally from Erie, PA (McDowell High School), Lauren has two supportive parents and a younger brother. Her and her boyfriend, Mike, recently moved to Waterford with their 3 fur babies. Her two dogs, Cooper and Kai, and kitten Vino. Whenever she’s not spending time with patients, she loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, and explore the outdoors with her dogs.
Dazhane - Dental Assistant
Dazhane was born and raised right here in Erie, PA! She completed her studies at the Great Lakes Institute of Technology before becoming certified in infection control, radiology, and CPR. Since joining our team in 2020, she has genuinely enjoyed helping patients feel comfortable and happy while getting the quality dental care they deserve.
Outside the office, Dazhane soaks up every moment she can with her daughter, Riley, and her boyfriend. She loves going on walks, working out, and reading in her spare time as well. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she has seven siblings!
Jose - Dental Assistant
Jose joined our practice in 2020 after graduating from the Great Lakes Institute of Technology. Today, he is certified in CPR, NOMAD, and X-rays. He loves openly communicating with each patient to ensure they are completely satisfied with their care. Plus, creating a positive, fun atmosphere and making sure everyone is having a good day isn’t too bad either!
Jose is originally from Anasco, and he enjoys spending time with his mother, sister, and grandparents. Outside of dentistry, his interests include football, soccer, baseball, drawing, weightlifting, and playing video games.