Meet The Team

Office Team

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.

Angela

Billing & Insurance Coordinator

Angela was born in Dayton and raised in Englewood, Ohio. She is a Northmont High School graduate and holds certifications in MVCTC Medical Assisting as well as Personal Training & Nutrition. Angela joined our Tipp City Pure Smiles location in September 2021. She has two beautiful daughters and looks forward to celebrating her wedding anniversary in February. Angela danced with Dayton Ballet for several years and placed first in a Powerlifting contest in 2017. Some of Angela’s current hobbies include weight lifting, reading, and flowers.

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.

Jordan

Administrative Professional

Jordan was born and raised in Piqua, Ohio. He is a graduate of Piqua High School and holds an Advanced Cosmetology License. Jordan joined our Tipp City Pure Smiles location in October 2021. New to the dental industry, Jordan is using his talents of communication in an Administrative Professional role. One of Jordan’s favorite hobbies is taking trips with his family.

Hygienists

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.

Brittany

Registered Dental Hygienist

Brittany was born and raised in Ohio. Brittany holds a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene and a Master of Healthcare Administration. She is a member of the ADHA. Brittany joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in September 2022. Brittany retired from the Air Force in 2022 with 12 years of service. She has visited 30 states and 28 countries! Her favorite thing about the dental industry is creating healthy smiles and working with people. In addition to working at our office, Brittany enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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.

Kristen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Raised in Arcanum, Ohio, Kristen joined our Tipp City Pure Smiles team in August 2021. She holds a certification in Dental Assisting and an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Sinclair Community College. Kristen enjoys the dental industry, especially helping her patients achieve oral health. One of her favorite things is working with other like-minded individuals. When Kristen isn’t at work, she can be found spending time with her family. One of her favorite hobbies is working out.

Stephanie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie was born and raised in Ohio. Following high school, Stephanie completed her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Pure Smiles team in March 2022. Stephanie enjoys helping people look their very best with a beautiful smile! She also enjoys spending time with her family, loved ones, and dogs.

One of her favorite quotes is the Golden Rule that states: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.

Kaitlyn

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kaitlyn was born and raised in Ohio. She completed her Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Sinclair Community College. Kaitlyn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in May of 2022. Kaitlyn enjoys creating trusting relationships with her patients that enable open communication and education toward good oral health. She also likes the family atmosphere around her. Kaitlyn is a member of the Dayton Dental Hygienist Association. 

Outside the office, Kaitlyn enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time outside, reading, working out, and going to concerts. Fun fact about Kaitlyn – she used to be in the Gem City Roller Derby. Ask her what her Derby name was when you see her!

Nikita

Registered Dental Hygienist

Nikita was born and raised in Ohio. Along with certifications in Dental Assisting and Expanded Functions Dental Assisting, Nikita holds her Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in August 2022. Nikita enjoys making a difference in a patient’s oral health and getting the opportunity to meet and talk to many different people. Outside work Nikita enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, kayaking, swimming, sewing, traveling, watching movies and reading. Fun fact, Nikita has a pet hedgehog! One of Nikita’s favorite quotes is: “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love” (Mother Teresa, n.d.).

Dental Assistants

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.

Blake

Dental Assistant

Blake was born and raised in Ohio. She completed her Dental Assisting Certification at Miami Valley Career and Technology Center and plans to pursue her EFDA certification in the future. Blake joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in September 2022. Blake enjoys helping educate patients about caring for their teeth properly and loving their smile. Outside work Blake enjoys Kayaking, golfing, and spending summers by the water.

Pam

Sterilization Technician/Dental Assistant

Pam was born and raised in Ohio. She obtained her Certified Dental Assistant Certification from St. Cloud Technical & Community College. Pam joined the Pure Smiles Tipp City team in October 2022. Outside of work, Pam enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren, watching their sporting events, going to festivals and cross-stitching. Pam shares that she is a cancer survivor. She loves life and helping others.