Meet The Team

Office Staff

Bobbe

Office Manager

Bobbe was born in New Carlisle, Ohio and raised in Troy, Ohio. Following high school, Bobbe went on to complete some college courses. Bobbe has enjoyed continuing her education with courses such as Front Office Rocks, dental help books, and a 1-minute manager. Bobbe joined our Tipp City practice in December of 2007. Her favorite thing about the dental industry is the people and helping them with their smiles! When she isn’t at work Bobbe enjoys reading, camping and going to festivals. 

Niccole

Business Intelligence Manager

Niccole was born and raised in Michigan. She is a theatre major and has a minor in Christian literature and history from Kalamazoo College. Niccole joined the Tipp City practice in February 2009. Her favorite thing about the dental industry is getting to know the patients. Niccole is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers. She is also a member of the Sock & Buskin Community Theatre, a West Regional Representative for the Ohio Community Theatre Association, and is the President and on the board of directors for the Troy Civic Theatre. When she is not at work Niccole enjoys the theatre and can often be seen acting in one of the local plays. 

Marti

Billing & Insurance Coordinator

Marti was born and raised in Clayton, Ohio. She is credentialed as a CPC-A (Certified Professional Coder – Apprentice) through the American Academy of Professional Coders and is a member of the American Health Information Management Association. Marti enjoys being able to help patients. She holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management from Sinclair Community College. Marti’s goals include completing her Associate Degree of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management and continuing her education to earn her bachelor’s degree. She hopes to live in Columbus someday. 

When she isn’t working, Marti can be found hanging out with family and friends, trying new restaurants, going to concerts, and reading true crime novels.

Emily

Insurance Coordinator

Emily was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Following high school, Emily attended Salt Lake Community College and received her Associate of Science degree. Emily likes to challenge herself and take on new roles and responsibilities. Emily joined Pure Smiles – Tipp City in December of 2019. She enjoys working in the dental health industry and bringing smiles to the faces around her. When she is not working Emily likes to read novels, walk and play with her dog, and try new restaurants with her husband.

Teresa

HR Talent Specialist

Teresa was born in Troy, Ohio and raised in Covington, Ohio. She graduated high school in 1986 and went on to complete some college courses. Teresa has continued her education with Microsoft classes, medical billing and coding classes, and medical terminology. She joined our Tipp City practice in 2015. Teresa’s favorite thing about the dental industry is helping patients get the most from their insurance benefits and being able to help with their dental financial aspects. When she is not working, Teresa can be found spending time with her family, friends, and dogs. 

Joshua

Administrative Professional

Joshua was born and raised in Troy, Ohio. He is a graduate of Troy High School and also achieved his A+ Certification. Joshua joined the Tipp City Pure Smiles team in January 2021. He enjoys interacting with others and helping them achieve their goals for good oral health. When Joshua is not working, he enjoys playing tabletop games.

Samantha

Administrative Professional

Samantha was born and raised in Troy, Ohio. She is excited to learn about the dental industry. In August 2020, Samantha joined our Pure Smiles Tipp City practice. Samantha is a member of the Girl Scouts and multiple theater companies. She enjoys kayaking, traveling, and theater in her free time.

Megan

Administrative Professional

Megan was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Vandalia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in integrative studies with concentrations in healthcare systems and child counseling. Megan joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in April of 2021. She enjoys learning new information and new opportunities. When she isn’t working, Megan can be found spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to concerts, and caring for her dogs, Frampton and Stella.

Hygienists

Christy

Dental Hygiene Coordinator/Registered Dental Hygienist

Christy was born and raised in Clayton, Ohio. She graduated from Northmont High School in 1999. Christy received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008. In 2018, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science Education from Kettering College. Christy is a life-long learner. She completes her required continuing education of 24 hours every two years for license renewal but also exceeds the requirement in order to stay relevant and educated in the new research. Christy will be working on her Master’s Degree in healthcare administration through Central Michigan University. Christy teaches dental hygiene students at Sinclair Community College, which has been beneficial to her own learning. She lectures on dental hygiene instrumentation to first-year students and instructs a clinical lab for the first-year students. Christy is also faculty in the second-year clinic. 

Christy joined our Tipp City practice in 2016. Her favorite part about working in the dentistry field is creating friendships with patients. Christy loves being able to help people and watch them progress with the help of her skills and knowledge. Christy is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, the Ohio Dental Hygiene Association, and the Dayton Dental Society. 

When she is not at work, Christy enjoys being a mother to her daughter who has her whole heart! They love crafting, watching baking shows, and reading together. Christy is also an avid baker and says some would consider her a “food pusher”, but that’s how she shows her love. She also crochets and enjoys wine paired with cheese. Coming from a family of nine children, Christy never thought she would be able to go to college. With an underlying notion that she wouldn’t be smart enough to attend college and succeed, she realized where there’s a will, there’s a way, and has come to realize that it’s not how smart you are but it’s how determined you are! 

Amber

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amber was born in Greenville, Ohio and raised in Arcanum, Ohio. For her last two years of high school, Amber attended Miami Valley Career Technology Center and studied Dental Assisting. In 2012 she received her certification in Dental Assisting (CODA). Amber went on to receive her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Sinclair Community College. She joined our Tipp City practice in October 2018. Amber’s favorite thing about the dental industry is being able to educate patients about good oral health and helping them to feel comfortable during their appointments. Amber realizes the great number of patients with dental anxiety and finds joy in helping them to relax and look forward to their future dental appointments. When she isn’t working Amber enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, online shopping, trying new restaurants and spending time with her Ragamuffin cat, Priscilla.

Rachel

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel was born in Lima, Ohio and raised in Anna, Ohio. She achieved her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene at Rhodes State College. Rachel joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in March 2021. She enjoys working with patients and seeing them before and after their treatment is complete. She enjoys the social aspect with her co-workers and patients. Rachel is always making something and going somewhere as a volunteer with a costume organization. When she isn’t working or crafting, Rachel can be found spending time with family and friends.

Patty

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patty was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Vandalia, Ohio. Patty holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Sinclair Community College, a K-3 education from the University of Dayton, and a Bachelor’s Degree in dental hygiene, concentration in teaching and periodontal disease from the University of Southern California. Patty was adjunct faculty at Sinclair Community College and the University of Southern California. Patty enjoys all aspects of dentistry! She joined our Tipp City office in September 2000. Patty’s favorite thing about dentistry is that her father was a dentist, so she has been around dentistry all her life. She enjoys helping people obtain optimum oral health for life. Patty describes the Tipp City office as a big family from co-workers to the patients and enjoys how they all work together to make a better place for everyone to feel comfortable while being treated with respect. Patty is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. 

When she is not at work, Patty enjoys movies, doing jigsaw puzzles on her IPad, sewing, scrapbooking, and photography. She enjoys going to daycares and schools for dental presentations. Her very first patient as a dental hygienist is still one of her patients today! Patty’s goal is to have the best dental hygiene team possible and be a great leader for them. One of the things on Patty’s bucket list is to visit all 50 states. She would also love to go to Australia, Ireland, and on a cruise. Her motto is, “Treat others how you would like to be treated.”

“Treat others how you would like to be treated.”

Michelle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle was born and raised in Sidney, Ohio. She is a graduate of Sidney High School. Michelle continued her education at Lima Technical College where she earned her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Michelle loves the dental field, especially the patients! She joined the Tipp City team in January 2021. Michelle enjoys helping anxious patients and is thrilled when she sees a patient’s oral health improve. The relationships formed through her dental career are treasures. When she is not working, Michelle likes chilling out with a good TV show, exercising, and spending time with her loved ones.

Jill

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jill was born in Troy, Ohio and raised in Tipp City. In 2002, Jill became a Certified Personal Trainer. Eight years later, Jill received certification in Dental Assisting (2010). In 2019, Jill completed her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and joined the Tipp City practice. Jill enjoys getting to know the patients and educating them about dental health. When she is not at work, Jill spends her time with her husband, Jim, and their dog. Her hobbies include snow skiing, spending time at the lake house, and running. Jill likes to run in marathons and half marathons.

Dental Assistants

Angela

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Angela was born in Troy, Ohio and raised in Miami County, Ohio. She is a graduate of Miami East High School. Angela continued her education to achieve her EFDA certification at Sinclair Community College. She maintains her certification in Coronal Polishing and Nitrous Oxide/ Sedation Monitoring. Angela joined the Pure Smiles team in February 2021 and enjoys changing lives. She is a member of TLC church and works with the JDRF Organization leading the fight against diabetes. Angela began her long-term goal of getting healthy in 2019. Along with significant weight loss, Angela has overcome several other health issues. Her favorite inspirational saying is:

“You are not put on this earth to be remembered, you are put here to prepare for eternity” (Warren, 2002).

Sarah

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Sarah was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Brunswick, Ohio. She holds an associate’s degree as well as her EFDA certification from Sinclair Community College. Sarah joined our Tipp City practice in September of 2001. Her favorite thing about dentistry is helping others. Sarah is a member of the Dental Assisting National Board organization for dental assistants. When she is not at work, Sarah enjoys EVERYTHING with her puppies including running, walking, frisbee, snuggling, boating, hiking, and camping. She also enjoys wakeboarding (the pups watch from the boat). Sarah loves cooking, geocaching, and family time. Sarah is completely obsessed with her Aussie pups, Mario and Borky! 

Nadia

Certified Dental Assistant

Nadia was born in Russia and was adopted at age 10. She was raised in Tipp City, Ohio. Following graduation from Tippecanoe High School, Nadia went on to Sinclair Community College to receive her certification in Dental Assisting. Nadia’s continuing education includes CPR certification and x-ray courses. She joined our Tipp City practice in April 2019. Nadia’s favorite thing about the dental industry is working with patients and seeing them smile after each procedure. When she is not working, Nadia enjoys hanging out with her cats. She loves her nieces and nephews and looks forward to spending time with them. Nadia has three sisters and a brother-in-law, and they look forward to spending time together. Nadia’s goals include obtaining her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting certification. 

Stacy

Dental Assistant

Stacy was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Vandalia. Along with her high school diploma, Stacy completed her Dental Assisting Certification at Miami Valley Career Technology Center. Stacy is state certified in Dental Assisting, X-ray licensure, and Coronal Polishing. Stacy joined our Tipp City practice in September 2016. She has a love for helping people, listening to them, and making them feel as comfortable as possible. She loves working in the Tipp City office. Stacy enjoys meeting both patients and coworkers of different backgrounds and has learned so much! She enjoys working alongside individuals who are always willing to help others. When she is not at work, Stacy enjoys spending time with friends and family. She loves outdoor activities, when the weather is nice, such as kayaking, lounging in the pool, hiking, and festivals. Once her son gets a little older, Stacy plans to continue her education and training to become a State Certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

Tammy

Dental Assistant

Tammy was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. She is a graduate of Tippecanoe High School and the Career Center in Dayton, Ohio. Tammy’s most recent continuing education includes CPR certification and radiology classes. Tammy joined our Tipp City practice in July 2019. She enjoys educating patients on the new procedures available to them and likes helping to relieve patients’ pain. When she is not working, Tammy enjoys hanging out with her kids, reading, and looks forward to walks with her 12-year old boxer who is her little soulmate! Tammy’s goals include moving back to Charleston, South Carolina in the future.