Dental Assistant Appreciation Week

Dental Assistant Appreciation Week

MANDA FIFE, EXPANDED FUNCTIONS DENTAL ASSISTANT (EFDA)

Manda works alongside Dr. Derringer assisting our patients when they come into our office for treatment, and you will normally find her placing fillings, designing crowns, working with our invisalign patients and assisting Dr. Derringer with Botox treatments. Manda has been in the dental industry for 9 years and returned to school to obtain her EFDA qualification, graduating from Indiana University in 2010. Manda has been a part of our Dental Family since 2011, and takes great pride in building relationships with our patients and getting to know them and their families. Manda lives on her Farm in Hillsboro OH, with her husband Jesse and her gorgeous baby Harper.

THERESA EVANS, EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

Theresa joined our team in 2000 and has worked in the dental industry for over 20 years. She works with both of our doctors assisting them with dental treatment on our patients including fillings, extractions, crowns, implants, and dentures. Theresa grew up in Union and is a familiar face to all of our patients, and considers many of them to personal friends! Theresa attended NKHOC for Dental assisting to become a Certified Dental Assistant through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), and then furthered her education through the University of Louisville to become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA). Theresa is a proud mom of two daughters, Jennifer and Jessica, who are students at UK and NKU and enjoys spending her free time riding horses, hiking, and spending lots of time outdoors!

LEA SPRAGUE, DENTAL ASSISTANT (DA)

Lea was born and raised in Union, and joined our team in 2013. As a Dental Assistant she is responsible for helping all of the members of our team keep our office running smoothly! Lea assists our Doctors with treatment, our front desk team with scheduling, helps our hygienists with their patients, and looks after our sterilization area and our in-house lab. Lea attended the Dental Assisting Program at The Institute of Dental Technology and graduated in 2013. Our patients love Lea for her warm and caring manner and her infectious giggle! In her free time, Lea enjoys going to Reds games and spending time with her friends and family.