MEET OUR TEAM

Meet Our Team
Joelle – Office Manager
Joelle started in the dental field right after graduating high school working as a receptionist at night while she went to college. After completing her degree in Business Administration from the University at Buffalo School of Management, she decided to stay in the field she loves. She has experience in all aspects of dental. After a brief departure, she returned to her role as Office Manager at Amherst Dentistry in May 2017.

Joelle was born on the West Coast but has lived in Western New York most of her life. She has a busy household with her daughter Avery, son Dylan and two dogs. In her spare time she loves to read, make candles and travel as much as possible.

Lori – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori is a Buffalo native and graduate of Erie Community College in 1991 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been a part of the Amherst Dentistry team since 2008. It has always been Lori’s goal to help patients achieve their optimal oral health in a comfortable manner. She enjoys creating a rapport and genuinely caring for the people and families she has the privilege of treating every day. Lori has received advanced training and certification to administer local anesthetics, nitrous oxide sedation, and Diode Laser for assisted periodontal therapy.

Lori enjoys spending time with her husband, Dave, and their two children, Ben and Audrey. They also have a dog: Sadie.

Nicole – Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She graduated from Erie Community College with her Dental Hygiene degree in 2013 and joined the Amherst Dentistry team in September 2015. As a dental hygienist, Nicole goes above and beyond to help empower her patients to achieve optimal oral health, as she knows how important oral health is to overall health. She brings her love and passion for dental hygiene each and every time she sits with patients at their appointments.

In her free time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her fiance, Alex, and her puppy Riley.  They enjoy taking road trips and going on new and exciting adventures together.

 Emily - Dental Assistant

Emily was raised in Buffalo, NY and has an Associates degree in Communications.  When she became a Dental Assistant in 2014, she learned the importance of good oral health and immediately began educating patients on ways to improve their home care.  Her passion for dentistry shown through her enthusiasm.  She truly loves her career!

Emily enjoys spending time with her fiance Joel, son Blake and step children Dom, Drew and Dean.  Her family are huge MLB fans and 3 of the 4 boys play ball which always makes for an eventful summer.  She and her family are DC Comic and Marvel fans and love to travel in their spare time. 

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