A Passion for Quality and Comfort
Kathy G. – Dental Assistant
Kathy is another vital asset to our dental family, bringing over 30 years experience in both dentistry and orthodontics to the table. She’s a team player, helpful, honest, and outgoing. Kathy functions as an expanded-duties dental assistant to Dr. Browning, and is certified in the application of dental sealants and fluoride, children’s cleanings, nitrous oxide monitoring, and preparing teeth for crown impressions and fillings. Kathy takes great pride in the work she does, assisting the doctors and providing compassionate dental care to patients of all ages. Kathy is regularly inspired by her co-workers and enjoys learning more about patients and their smiles. Outside of the office, Kathy is usually enjoying some family fun with her two children, her grandson, and her rescue animals.
Mandi M. – Registered Dental Hygienist
Mandi attended West Virginia University and is currently certified in local anesthesia administration, nitrous oxide monitoring, CPR, and light activated teeth bleaching. Mandi also holds her General Supervision permit, which allows her to work on patients without a doctor present. Mandi loves working one-on-one with patients (especially kids) to help them have a healthy smile. She cleans teeth, takes x-rays, provides patient education, assesses gum health, and places sealants. Mandi loves working with our team because everyone is patient-oriented and genuinely dedicated to putting your well being above everything else. She’s happy, outgoing, friendly, helpful, and energetic. Mandi enjoys being with her husband, her daughter Karson, and dogs (Charlie and Tilly), going camping, cheering on the Mountaineers at football and basketball games, and traveling to new places.
Angela S. – Receptionist
Being a receptionist can be tricky at times, just ask Angela. There are a lot of tasks to juggle including answering the phone, verifying insurance coverage, scheduling future appointments, and helping patients check in and check out. But Angela has nearly a decade of experience working in dentistry, so she knows a thing or two about making things run smoothly at the front desk. She enjoys getting to know patients and seeing their reaction when the complete dental treatment. Angela is kind, passionate about her job, and friendly. She loves meeting and greeting new patients. When she’s not busy at work, Angela spending time with her two adopted children and two stepsons. She loves dogs, gardening, interior design, and being outdoors.
Candi S. – Dental Assistant
Candi is no stranger to the dental industry with over a decade of experience. She received her training at Blue Ridge Community College and obtained certifications for expanded duties after graduation including application of dental sealants, topical fluoride, children’s cleanings, nitrous oxide monitoring, and preparing teeth for crown impressions and fillings. Candi has also attended multiple courses with Dr. Browning at The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Candi is always ready to assist the doctors with any procedure, and loves helping patients improve and maintain their smile. She enjoys comforting the patients throughout their appointments and helps nervous patients overcome their dental anxieties. Having had a career in childcare prior to entering the dental industry, Candi says that she loves the family atmosphere created at Tuscarora Family Dental Care.
Deanna B. – Insurance & Finance Coordinator
If you have ever had questions about your insurance benefits, you have probably met Deanna! She has graduate training from Shippensburg University, and has 16 years of experience in the dental field. Deanna helps patients with pre-treatment estimates, informs patients of their insurance benefits, reviews and explains treatment plans with patients, and also helps with financing options for treatment. She absolutely loves helping our patients and enjoys meeting new patients and getting to know them personally. Deanna enjoys being a part of the team at Tuscarora Dental because we truly care about our patients. Outside of work, when Deanna isn’t spending time with her two sons and her boyfriend, she enjoys camping, visiting new areas, cooking and baking, and visiting festivals, wineries and breweries.
Jody T. – Office Manager
Jody joined the Tuscarora family in 2021, but she is no stranger to dentistry! She has been practicing in the dental field for over 21 years, with lots of experience in management positions and a current member of AADOM. She loves this office because Dr. Browning and the staff give extra special attention to their patients, and also invest a lot in keeping up with the latest technologies and education techniques. Jody especially loves seeing patients who can’t stop smiling after big cosmetic treatments! They can truly be life changing! When Jody isn’t at work, she loves spending time with her husband and family, as well as woodworking, crafting, home improvements, traveling, and wine tasting.
Olivia T. – Registered Dental Hygienist
Olivia attended West Virginia University and is currently certified in local anesthesia administration, nitrous oxide monitoring, and CPR, as well as holding her General Supervision permit, which allows her to work on patients without a doctor present. Olivia loves forming relationships with her patients and helping people improve their oral hygiene and total body health. Olivia cleans teeth, takes x-rays, provides patient education, assesses gum health, and places sealants. Olivia loves working with our team because everyone is friendly and knowledgeable on the latest and greatest services. She is friendly, positive, caring, gentle, and puts patients at ease. Outside of work, Olivia enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, going to state parks, camping, hiking, and cheering on the Mountaineers at WVU football and basketball games.
Libby R. – Dental Assistant
Libby joined our team of rock-star employees in early 2022. She received her training through Blue Ridge Community College and Lord Fairfax Community College, with certifications for expanded duties including application of dental sealants, topical fluoride, children’s cleanings, nitrous oxide monitoring, taking x-rays, and preparing teeth for crown impressions and fillings. Libby grew up loving dentistry, and enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients. She is especially interested in dental anatomy and loves learning more about the dental and health fields. Libby is energetic, bubbly, trustworthy, and transparent. When she is not at work, Libby enjoys singing, fishing, getting out in nature, and spending time with her brothers, her husband and her daughter.