Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

the team

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Front Desk/Receptionist

Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in business finance from The State University of New York at New Paltz in 1995. In 2002, she moved to Pennsylvania to be closer to her family and started working as a dental receptionist. Chris started working for SV Dental Associates in 2010 as a receptionist and quickly became a part of our hardworking team. She loves to make people smile, and her financial knowledge has been a great asset. 

Chris enjoys being able to spend time with her sister, brother-in-law, and two nephews. Outside of work she likes to travel, make jewelry, hike, and read. The thing that makes her smile most is going ballroom dancing.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Marlene is a 1998 graduate of Montgomery County Community College with an Associate in Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. With more than 30 years in the dental field, Marlene’s wisdom and experience enables her to provide patients with exceptional care and the healthiest oral hygiene. She has been with SV Dental Associates since 2003, and in that time, has built wonderful relationships with her patients.

Marlene’s most important job is that of being a mom. She spends her free time with her two children Ryan and Sydney. She also enjoys running and practicing yoga!

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Administrative Assistant

Mindy has been a great addition to our team, having worked for many years in all areas of administration before joining SV Dental. Her role consists of making patient calls, scheduling, treatment planning, marketing, and handling our patients’ billing and financials. She is great at helping patients take advantage of all their dental insurance benefits. Mindy loves our office’s teamwork, our great attitudes, and everyone’s bright smiles!

Mindy is a life-long resident of Chester County, and currently lives in Chester Springs with her husband and two dogs. They are recent empty-nesters—their son is a high-performance auto mechanic and their daughter is a senior at Temple University. Mindy loves going to the beach and visits her beach getaway in Wildwood Crest whenever possible.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Shari helps ensure our patients’ oral health is in great shape by providing gentle dental hygiene care. She has more than 30 years of experience in dentistry and brought her expertise with her when she joined our team in 2014. Shari’s friendly personality helps to put even the most anxious patients at ease. She’s great at making everyone feel like family!

Shari and her husband John have been married for four years. She has two college-aged daughters, Mikhala and Emily, and a year-old puppy named Chloe. Shari’s hobbies include home remodeling, gardening, and singing in her church choir.

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Dental Assistant

Shannon has been a dental assistant since 2003, and brought her knowledge and friendly smile to our office in 2015. She works alongside our doctors to provide the very best dental care and ensure patient comfort. Shannon enjoys helping patients with all their oral health needs, but her favorite part of working at SV Dental is the family-focused atmosphere. She feels right at home here!

Shannon has lived in Ridley Park for 34 years, and recently moved to Ridley. She has a beautiful daughter, Briana, who keeps her busy with sports, especially basketball and softball. She recently added a new addition of a cute baby boy named Sammy. Shannon enjoys going to the movies and parks with the kids, and running, reading, and going to the beach when she has spare time.