Meet The Team

Joyce Antonino


Joyce joined our staff in July of 2022 after a lifetime of working in customer service. She is a retired 911 operator and worked at a local senior living center for a few years before joining us. Dental is a new field for her and she is doing a great job learning our language and gathering the information we need to take care of your needs. 

Joyce Russell


As a certified dental assistant, Joyce has been a member of our team since 2008 and part of our practice as a patient for many years prior to that. She completed the assisting program at Medina County Career Center.

When not at the office, Joyce enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter and grandson. She also enjoys boating and fishing on Lake Erie.

Emily Facinelli

Dental Assistant

Emily graduated from the Wayne County Career Center adult dental assisting program in 2021. She did her clinical experience with our office and continued to help us out when needed until November when we added her to our full time staff. She has taken on working with our orthodontic patients as well as assisting Dr. Guthrie. She has a special interest in lab work and takes care of much of that part of making the office run more smoothly.

Ashley Danecki


Ashley graduated from Stark State College in 2006 with her associate’s degree in dental hygiene. She has been a part of our team since 2008.

Ashley and her husband Matt have three daughters, Kendall, Riley, and Haiden. When not in the office, Ashley enjoys shopping and spending her time with family and friends.

Amanda Evans


Amanda is the most recent member added to our team. She would like to thank you for entrusting her in caring for you and your family’s oral hygiene needs.

She grew up in the Massillon area where she attended Washington High School. She then went on to obtain an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Stark State Technical College in North Canton.

Amanda and her husband Aaron have a son, Austin, who recently graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art studying game design. Austin excels in art and plays several instruments. They enjoy spending time together by watching sports and cooking.


Crystal Friend

RDH & Administrator

Crystal has been with our practice since 1986. During that time she has been a hygienist, worked with orthodontic patients and most recently has taken on administrative duties. As we are always striving to improve our patient care, she is working to keep our team efficient and organized.


Carol Ramey

Insurance and Billing Coordinator

At this time, due to personal and family health issues, Carol is not able to be at the office. We are hopeful that at some time in the future she will be able return to the office. Until then, please direct insurance and billing questions to Crystal.

Carol and Victor are enjoying the arrival of their 2nd grandchild. Isaac is about 1 1/2 years old and Isabella is a new year's baby! 

Dana Meglich

Dental Assistant

Dana has been a dental assistant for 14 years and a part of our staff since 2002. She currently works with us when we are having staffing issues. She works with her family business full time currently and helps us out when she can.

Dana and her husband Gary live in Sterling with their son Joey and daughter Emelia. She enjoys building their house and business with her husband.

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