Our Dental Team

Fields Family Dentistry Team

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and multiple certifications, and each one of our team members has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Claudia
Claudia, Lead Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Claudia loves her daughter, who attends Penn State University and her fur baby Chihuahua. One day she will travel the world. Until then, she loves working at Fields Family Dentistry with some of her best friends and building relationships with her patients.

Denise, Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Denise was raised in the Mechanicsburg area and her first job out of high school was as a Dental Assistant. With her love for education, she went back to school to be an EFDA. “It means the world to me to see the transformation and satisfaction on my patients’ faces. Fields Family Dentistry is my forever dental home because of the patients, coworkers, and lifelong relationships made.”

In her spare time, she enjoys water activities, gardening, reading, or heading to the beach. She can normally be found with her rescue dog Oliver. 

Emily
Emily, Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Emily joined Fields Family Dentistry in 2016 and truly enjoys restoring patients smiles back to a healthy smile. Emily is very family oriented and spends her free time with her 2 children and husband.

Gena
Gena, Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Gena loves working with kids either at Fields Family Dentistry or at home. She loves how much fun she has everyday with her coworkers and patients.

Gina Bechtel, RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist
I found my calling in the 7th grade when I entered the science fair learning about the effects of acidity on teeth. Won first prize! Working at Fields Family Dentistry keeps my passion growing for dental health and helping the community. 

 

I’m a proud mother of son and daughter, Zach and Alexis, bonus daughter and son, Olivia and Jake. I have a wonderful husband and partner, John, and a spunky four-legged son Humphrey. When I’m not in the office I enjoy walking, shopping, and trying craft beer, however dental health is my passion!
Haven, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Haven was a patient prior to being an employee at Fields Family Dentistry, coming to the office for her regular check ups showed her interest in pursuing dentistry. She joined Fields Family Dentistry in 2020 after graduating from HACC’s Dental Assisting Program, and while working got her Expanded Function Dental Assistant license. She truly enjoys restoring smiles and making patients feel comfortable. Haven loves how much fun she has with her coworkers, spending free time with family, her husband, and her fuzzy Pomeranians. 
JC
J.C., AR Coordinator

J.C. came to Fields Family Dentistry in 2018 due to his love and passion of helping others and helping them smile, this can also be seen in all of his volunteer work with St Jude and as a volunteer fireman and EMT.  He chose to work at Fields Family Dentistry because of the passion and commitment the doctors and staff have for each of their patients.  J.C. enjoys traveling with his wife, spending time with his lab Remi and hitting the slopes or the links whenever possible.

Jamie, Dental Hygienist
Jamie, Lead Dental Hygienist

Jamie Has been with Fields Family dentistry for almost a decade. She has a passion for helping patients improve their oral hygiene to make them feel like the best version of themselves. She values the relationships she has grown over the years with her patients and treats every individual like family. Jamie enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with her shorkies, and going to Country concerts.

Jessica
Jessica, Practice Administrator

Jessica joined Fields Family Dentistry so she can help others and enjoys how patients become like family in a short time. “I see a whole team that works together and uses each other’s strengths to make the best experiences for our office and patients.” When she is not at work, she loves playing with her 2 kids and husband that all enjoy the outdoors, movies, or volunteering at the York Springs Fire Company.

Katana
Katana, Patient Coordinator

“Every morning I look forward to seeing and talking with our wonderful patients and doing everything I can to make their time with us pleasant and positive.” She and her husband love traveling to new places, camping. They take pride in working in their backyard planting flowers and trees to make their home a little oasis in the middle of the orchards!

Kelly
Kelly, Dental Hygienist

Kelly and her husband love to travel the world together and look forward to taking their twin girls. When they are home, they don’t travel without their two dogs. She is with Fields Family Dentistry because of the team camaraderie and patient interaction.

Kristin
Kristin, Dental Hygienist

Kristin Has worked for Fields Family Dentistry for over a decade, she said she loves meeting all of the new patients. She also enjoys spending time with her family and is a season ticket holder to the Hershey Bears.

Leanne, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Leanne has been in dentistry for more than 12 years and totally loves working with the team and patients at Field’s Family Dentistry. Her positive energy never stops and it shows with everyone she works with. When she isn’t working, she loves kayaking and hanging out with her husband, three children, three dogs, one cat, and two Beta fish. 
Melissa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa worked as a temp for Fields Family Dentistry for years prior to joining the office full time. She loves her career and the team work in the office to help each patient.“I’m amazed at how involved and active this office is with the community. There is always something happening or an opportunity to volunteer.”  Melissa can be found outdoors Kayaking, hiking, exploring, or just looking for adventure when she is not at work. 

Nicholas, Eligibility and Insurance Specialist

Nick grew up in Harrisburg and came to Fields Family Dentistry for more of a face to face relationship with patients, rather than a voice behind the phone as he came from a dental insurance company prior. He enjoys the challenge of finding the right plan and helping patients maximise their benefits for each case.  In or out of the office Nick is a very social person. He also enjoys hiking, yoga, and heading to the beach. 

Paula, Eligibility and Insurance Specialist

Paula came to Fields Family Dentistry with over a decade in the dental field because of the reputation Fields Family Dentistry has for helping patients. “Their passion for helping others aligns with mine and being able to see patients smile, not to mention I have a great team.”

Outside of work she loves to craft and spend time outdoors whether it is at the beach, taking my dogs for walks, or just enjoying nature.  She also loves the Air Force partly because the love of my life currently  serves for them. 

Terri
Terri, Dental Hygienist

Terri has been with Fields Family Dentistry for many years as full time or part time. Her 20 plus years of experience also involves teaching Dental Assisting courses and continuing education. When she is not working, she is spending time with her family -husband, daughter, step daughter and granddaughter. You can also find her Antiquing or rescuing dogs so far they have adopted 2 and fostered many.