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Meet The Team

We strive to provide the best, most comfortable dental care to every patient. Keeping you healthy and happy is our priority.  Our commitment to you inspires us to continue learning about the latest dental advances and technology available. We are able to provide you with excellent oral health, a beautiful smile, and a lifelong relationship.


Office Manager

Tami began her dental career in 1985 and has experience in both family and pedodontic dentistry. She and Dr. Tran have been friends for over 20 years and he knew with her knowledge and passion, she would be a great asset to West Chester Family Dentistry. In August 2014 Tami joined the team and became Office Manager. Through the many volunteer projects West Chester Family Dentistry participates, Tami's favorite is Dentistry From The Heart helping the community with their dental needs. Tami knows remaining current with treatment and technology is important to lead the team. Most recently she attended Sirona World in Las Vegas, learning the latest techniques in CEREC®; a 3-D, one appointment, crown treatment. Spending time with her husband and grandchildren keep her very busy, but she still finds time to travel, cook, sew, and garden.

Tami is available to answer any questions you may have concerning your dental needs from insurance and appointments to advanced services such as Implants and TeethXpress®.


Treatment Coordinator/Dental Assistant


Nicholle began her dental career in the Fall of 2011. Her most memorable date is Spring 2012, when she joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team with Dr. Phuoc Tran.  Nicholle received certification in both Criminal Justice (Honors) and Dental Assisting (Honors, Ross IMDT).  Nicholle volunteers in all West Chester Family Dentistry events and charities, with Olde West Chester Annual Christmas Walk being her specialty.  As a newlywed, Nicholle spends time with her husband and children watching football, always hoping for a Steelers' win, traveling, bowling, and relaxing at home. She and her husband also enjoy cooking and occasionally find themselves in a little friendly, family competition. Her family is top priority and you can always spot her courtside cheering on her husband and children in all of their sporting events. Nicholle's eldest son will be joining the military following graduation in 2019. 

Nicholle can answer any questions you may have concerning your dental needs, treatment planning, and appointments for Dr. Phuoc Tran, Dr. Lindsay Smith and West Chester Family Dentistry.




Angie joined Dr. Tran in 2003 and enjoys helping her patients with their oral health and achieving beautiful smiles every day.  She has the pleasure of working alongside her daughter, Nikki, and loves the family atmosphere West Chester Family Dentistry provides. Participating in community events is one of her great passions including Dentistry From The Heart, providing free dentistry to local residents in the West Chester area, and volunteering with the Lymphoma and Leukemia Societies. During her spare time, she enjoys scrapbooking, traveling to warm destinations with her husband, Mike, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is also very active with her church community and is an avid fan of Kenny Chesney.

Angie is available to answer any of your questions regarding Invisalign, appointments and your dental needs for Dr. Phuoc Tran and Dr. Lindsay Smith.



Insurance Coordinator

Jennifer joined Dr. Tran and the West Chester Family Dentistry team in March of 2018. Since she began her dental career, in 2006, she has acquired a vast knowledge about dental benefits; a huge asset for us and our patients. Jennifer is passionate about dentistry and is constantly amazed how a great smile transforms her patients’ confidence and self-esteem. Jennifer chose a different career path after graduating from Milford High School however, one of her customers was impressed by her excellent service and asked if she would join her at her dental practice. Her dental career took off and she never looked back. She has received several Excellence in Customer Service Awards and continuously learns to help patients with their dental treatment. Other than dentistry, Jennifer is passionate about volleyball and you can find her several times a week on the court. She also loves spending time with her son, Killian, and her smaller, four-legged son, a Corgi mix, Thurston.

Jennifer is available to answer any of your questions regarding your dental benefits, our community involvement and events, or your treatment needs for Dr. Tran, Dr. Smith or your hygiene team.


Receptionist/Hygiene Coordinator


Christina began her dental career in 2003 as a receptionist. Her eagerness to learn all the facets of dentistry took her chairside where she assisted for the next few years. Interacting with patients is her passion and she lives by her daily mantra, ‘Smile and the world will smile back.’ She joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team in 2018 and loves helping patients achieve their best smile. Her kind demeanor creates a natural ease and rapport with patients and she is the first, welcoming smile of the practice. Outside of dentistry, her passions include listening to all different genres of music, Dave Matthews and Florence and the Machine are her favorites, and any activity outdoors such as camping, fishing, and attending craft fairs. Christina is an avid Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan and the Fighting Irish, Notre Dame, football fan. You can find her cheering loudly for her teams alongside her husband and son. There are two additional family members; an English Bulldog, DaiseyMae, and Gunner, a German Shepherd.

Christina can help you with any questions concerning appointments or your dental needs for the hygiene team, Dr. Phuoc Tran, and Dr. Lindsay Smith.




Nina attended Oregon Institute of Technology and earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene with a Minor in Psychology.  She graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the National Honors Society.  In September 2009, Nina joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team and enjoys building relationships and getting to know all of her patients. In 1994, she volunteered on a mission trip to Kingston Jamaica where she and other dental professionals opened a dental clinic for the community. Nina spends a great deal of time with her husband and three beautiful daughters, but when she finds a little bit of time to herself she grabs her weights or goes for a run. Her other passions include healthy eating and crafts.

Nina is available for any questions you may have in regards to oral health concerns, oral pathology, or periodontal care for Dr. Tran, Dr. Smith and West Chester Family Dentistry.




In 2004 Michele graduated Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University with her Bachelors in Science. Just like all hygiene team members at West Chester Family Dentistry, Michele excels in her field; she received her certification in anesthesia and is published in Rural Health Magazine. After graduation, she practiced hygiene in Chicago and Orlando and in 2009 joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team. Michele loves spending time with her patients, especially her new patients, educating them on technological advances and the benefits for better oral health. Michele’s other passions include spending time with her husband and son, which during basketball season you can find her courtside cheering on Jacob, she also cheers for the Cubs, college basketball, and loves running, traveling, and entertaining friends. Michele is very involved with her community and her parish, St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, as well as playing an active role at Jacob’s school, Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School. Springfield, Illinois, is Michele’s hometown, but once she met her husband, a native of Hamilton, she now calls Ohio home.

Michele is available to answer any questions in regards to oral healthcare, digital impressions, and periodontal treatment for Dr. Phuoc Tran, Dr. Lindsay Smith, and West Chester Family Dentistry.




Megan is a native of southwest Ohio graduating from Lakota Schools and earning her Applied Science Degree in Hygiene, with a Minor in Medical Insurance, at the University of Cincinnati in 2009. She joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team in February 2012. Megan’s volunteer experience includes speaking in the community schools, volunteering at the VA, and assisting in West Chester Family Dentistry's community service Dentistry From The Heart. Megan, like the rest of the hygiene team, excels at developing relationships with her patients and learns as much as possible about treatment and procedures to keep patients informed, healthy and happy; she even received her certification in local anesthesia. Her passions, other than dentistry, include spending as much time as possible with her husband and son. They enjoy camping, boating, riding on their ATVs, and cheering on her son at soccer games.

Megan is available for any questions you may have concerning your oral health, periodontal treatment, Invisalign and is available for community speaking engagements for West Chester Family Dentistry.




Gabi graduated from the University of Cincinnati in May of 2017 as Vice President of her class. Once she received her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene she knew where she wanted to treat patients, after all she had been a patient of Dr. Phuoc Tran's since she was three years old. So, in November of 2017, Gabi joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team. Gabi loves hygiene and interacting with her patients, but her gift lies with her smaller patients; she can put even the most apprehensive child at ease and show them how hygiene is fun! Reading is Gabi's passion outside of dentistry and she will typically finish a book each day. Her other hobbies include traveling, watching Ohio State University football. and spending as much time as possible with her nieces and nephews. 

Gabi is available for any questions you may have concerning adolescent and pediatric dentistry, Invisalign, and sealants. She is also available for community speaking engagements for Dr. Tran, Dr. Smith, and West Chester Family Dentistry.



Kathy has over 48 years of experience and knowledge in the dental field, and joined WCFD June 4, 2018, as Hygienist. She attended University of Cincinnati graduating with her degree in Dental Hygiene.  Kathy loves learning new techniques and procedures to keep her patients happy and healthy. She is current with CEREC, ADA, ODA, and was a past Board Trustee for Ohio Dental Hygienist Association. Outside the office, Kathy enjoys spending time with her son, Ben, and working with her favorite hobbies: wine, rehabbing homes, and learning from YouTube videos.  Asked to describe why she wanted to work in the dental field, Kathy's response was, "Desired to be a dental hygienist since I was 14 years old!"

Kathy is available for any information or questions you may have concerning your dental needs, insurance, schedule appointments and general knowledge of Dr. Phuoc Tran, Dr. Lindsay Smith, and West Chester Family Dentistry.


Dental Assistant

Nikki and Dr. Tran began working together in October 2001, after her graduation from Butler Tech, where she received her certification in Dental Assisting. She continued her education at Ohio State University where she received her Expanded Functions of Dental Auxiliaries (EFDA) certification; she can complete certain procedures for Dr. Tran along with coronal polishing. She continues to learn the most advanced skills; ask Nikki about the PRP graft for extraction sites! Other certifications include HIOSSEN Implant Placement, Invisalign Level II, and CEREC, our 3-D, one-visit crown. Nikki is active in the community through Give Kids a Smile in Middletown, visiting elementary schools and providing free dental exams, 'Dentistry From The Heart,' Olde West Chester Christmas Walk, Chamber Events, and her church. 

Nikki is married with two children and they keep her very busy with sports and after school events.  In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family, being social with friends and playing volleyball. Nikki competes in various walks and runs with completing the annual Turkey Day 10K.  Nikki claims the best part of working with West Chester Family Dentistry is working with her mother, Angie!

Nikki is available for any questions you may have concerning your dental needs, EFDA inquiries, appointments, Phuoc Tran DDS, Lindsay Smith DDS, or West Chester Family Dentistry.


Dental Assistant


Deana has been in the dental field since 2007, the same year she joined Dr. Tran's team. Earning her diploma from Institute of Medical and Dental Technology (IMDT), and Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) from Sinclair Community College has given Deana cutting edge skills and knowledge.  Deana will often present educational lectures on dental care and teeth demonstrations at schools and health fairs, and she personally knows the Tooth Fairy to arrange visits. Deana is an active participant in West Chester Family Dentistry’s “Dentistry From The Heart” community service. Deana and her husband, Joe, are proud parents of a beautiful daughter and two fur babies named Bo and Daisy.  Deana is active with the Children's Youth Ministry at her church and plays volleyball on weekends.  She enjoys cooking,  traveling, being outdoors, and hanging out with her family and friends.

Contact Deana for speaking engagements, demonstrations, Tooth Fairy visits, and questions concerning Dr. Phuoc Tran, Dr. Lindsay Smith, and West Chester Family Dentistry.


Dental Assistant

Courtney joined the West Chester Family Dentistry team in 2016. She began her dental assisting career in 2010 at the same time she achieved her certification in dental assisting. Once she joined the team, her education continued with certification in Invisalign, CEREC training, phases 1 and 2, and CPR/First Aid.   Passion for dentistry is not only for her patients at West Chester Family Dentistry, she is also involved with community events such as 'Dentistry From The Heart,' where the team provides dental treatment for local residents, Olde West Chester Christmas Walk, and Chamber Events. Courtney loves spending time with her fiance and two daughters, Kaylee and Aniston, and you can find her courtside cheering for her daughter at youth basketball and volleyball games. 

Contact Courtney for speaking engagements, school visits, and questions concerning Invisalign or CEREC treatment for Dr. Phuoc M. Tran,  Dr. Lindsay Smith, and West Chester Family Dentistry.


Public Relations & Marketing Director/Community Liasion


Terri earned her Bachelor of Education in both Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education from the University of Hawai’i-Manoa.  She began working for Dr. Tran in February 2010 and cannot believe what she does is called work! Terri keeps active in the community through volunteerism and actively sits on several boards. Terri has been married over 35 years to a wonderful man, Lee, has a beautiful daughter, Sarah, a caring son-in-law, Matt, and is caregiver to Fran, the Cat.  She enjoys cooking, music, swimming, traveling, fine wines & fine scotch, and meeting new people. Her mantra is 'Dream like you’ll live forever; Love like you’ll die tomorrow!'  Enjoy Life Now.

Call Terri for any information, speaking engagements, demonstrations, Tooth Fairy Visits, Scout Tours, and questions concerning Phuoc M. Tran, DDS, Lindsay Smith, DDS, and West Chester Family Dentistry.