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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.

Tami

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®.


Nicholle

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.


Nina

Hygienist

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.


Michele

Hygienist

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

Hygienist

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

Hygienist

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

Hygienist

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.



Nikki

Dental Assistant

Nikki attended Butler Tech for Certified Dental Assistant Training, and Ohio State University for Expanded Functions of Dental Auxiliaries (EFDA) which allowed her to be the office’s Lead EFDA.  She keeps seeking knowledge, certification and has obtained HIOSSEN Implant Placement Education, Invisalign Education (Level II), and CEREC Trainings, along with CPR and performing Coronal Polishing.  Nikki began working for Dr. Tran and in the dental field in October 2001.  Nikki is active in the community through Give Kids a Smile in Middletown, OH, going into elementary schools to provide free dental exams,  “Dentistry From The Heart," Olde West Chester Christmas Walk, Chamber Events and her church. 

 

Nikki is happily married to a marvelous man and mother to a funny and wonderful son, and a beautiful daughter.  Kikki enjoys spending time with her family, plays volleyball and especially enjoys a wide variety of sports with her athletic son and daughter.  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.


Deana

Dental Assistant

Deana has been in the dental field and working for Dr. Tran since 2007.  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 professionalism.  Often, Deana will 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 wonderful husband five hears, Joe, are proud parents of a beautiful daughter, and two puppies names Go and Daisy.  Deana is active with the Children/Youth Ministry at her church and plays volleyball on weekends.  She enjoys cooking,  traveling, being outdoors, and hanging out with her family and friends.

 

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


Courtney

Dental Assistant

Courtney began working for Dr. Tran in May 2016 and has gained experience since 2010.  Courtney is constantly educating herself, earning her Certified Dental Assistant, CPR/First Aid, Invisalign Certified, CEREC Training Phases 1 and 2.  Courtney was a major volunteer in West Chester Family Dentistry’s Community Service “Dentistry From The Heart," Olde West Chester Christmas Walk, Chamber Events and other community volunteering.

 

Courtney is engaged to Matt Bock, and loves spending time with him, her two daughters, Kaylee and Aniston.  Besides spending time with family, Courtney cheers her daughter on at youth basketball and volleyball games.  Watch out for the youngest daughter, she will make your heart melt!

 

Call Courtney for any information, speaking engagements, demonstrations, school visits and questions concerning Phuoc M. Tran, DDS, Lindsay Smith, DDS and West Chester Family Dentistry.


Terri

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.


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