Meet our Hygienists !
Dena joined our team in 2019. She loves getting to know our dental family and enjoys exercising, traveling and spending time with her family.
Claudia began working with our team in 2018 a temporary hygienist but in 2020 we talked her into working with us more regularly! She loves traveling, spending time with her family enjoys all the experiences the Lehigh Valley has to offer.
Meet our Front Office Team!
Alexis loves working as a dental assistant and front desk receptionist for our office. In our office she takes pride in learning about everyone's dental benefit and helps our patients maximize them as needed. Although Alexis began working with our team in 2020, she has been working in the field since 2004. She loves spending time with her husband and 13 year old daughter. She also has a passion for health and nutrition.
Mindy has been in the dental field for about 20 years. She joined our team in 2022 as our front desk coordinator and has extensive dental knowledge needed to arrange care for our patients. Mindy loves camping, crafting, sports and gardening.
Meet our Assistant!
Melissa has been our dental assistant since Dr. Risley took over the practice from her father in 2008. After 15 years of assisting Dr. Risley chairside, Melissa earned her dental license as an EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant). With this license she expanded her role in our office by being able to place dental fillings, temporize teeth, place sealants, polish teeth and give fluoride treatments. Melissa enjoys scrapbooking, camping, kayaking, arts and crafts, and spending time with her family. Melissa loves seeing all our patients and watching the families grow over the years.