Michael- General Business Manager

Also a native of Pittsburgh, Michael is a MBA Graduate from Point Park University's School of Business in Pittsburgh. Michael has many years experience in the luxury retail fashion industry where the customer satisfaction and overall experience were paramount to his success. These are traits that are essential to provide our patients with the highest possible standards in the dental community. A multifaceted staff member, Michael has forged relationships with all "In-Network" providers to ensure he can understand and submit claims on your behalf with little to no problems. In his spare time Michael enjoys enriching himself through volunteerism and travel. A natural born net-worker, Michael loves to meet new people and widen his social circle in Pittsburgh. Being heavily connected and a talented young professional has lead him to the honor of being one of 2016's Pittsburgh's 50 Finest Honoree's with a spread in Whirl Magazine! Also a 'Foodie', Michael resides in Shadyside and would love to tell you about his favorite restaurants in the city.


Point Park University MBA Graduate 2013, Suma Cum Laude

Saks Fifth Avenue Service Star Award, 2011

Point Park University BA 2012, Cum Laude

Michael Kors Top Manager Award, 2013

Michael Kors Top Seller Award, Pittsburgh Region, 2013

Top Clientele Percentage to Dollars Award, Pittsburgh Region, 2013

Distinguished Alumni Profile, Point Park University, 2014 (Read Here)

Member of the Board, Face 2 Face Healing 2014-Present

Chamber Member, Shadyside Chamber of Commerce, 2015-Present

Pittsburgh's 50 Finest Honoree 2016 (Read Here)

Whirl Magazine 20 in their 20's Honoree 2018

Carol- Office Manager

Carol has lived in the Shaler area all of her life, and started in the dental field immediately after high school. She has extensive experience in both dental assisting and office management.Carol will immediately make you feel at ease by the light atmosphere. A huge Pens fan, her favorite pastime is being a passenger on the back of a Harley!

Jean- Front Desk

Jean has been working at the front desk at The Dentists at Hartwood since our opening in 2007, but she has been in the dental profession since 1966. If you hear a loud burst of contagious laughter, you can be certain that Jean is behind it! Her pleasant nature and individualized attention are apparent even from the first phone call. She is an avid reader, but also enjoys crossword puzzles and watching cooking shows.

Crystal - Dental Hygienist

With over twenty years of experience in Hygiene, Crystal provides the most thorough job when cleaning and checking your teeth. Apart from being a Registered Dental Hygienist, Crystal is a certified Orthodontic Assistant, and also has her Local Anesthetic License. With experience in dental offices and hospital dental practices, Crystal provides us with a solid skill set that sets our practice apart from the rest. Dedicated, Crystal provides each patient with the opportunity for a clear and concise explanation of current health of ones smile before a follow up with one of our dentists. Achievements include a degree from Youngstown State University in Dental Hygiene, Public Health Experience in Clarion, Jefferson, and Venago Counties, and the Golden Scaler Award for Outstanding Clinician in 2005.

Laura - Dental Hygienist

Laura comes from a dental family – her dad is a dentist, and her mother and sister are hygienists. She knew from a young age that she wanted to be a hygienist, and has loved it ever since she graduated in 2006. Her upbeat personality, enthusiasm, and pain-free treatment ensure that all of her patients will have a most pleasant experience at The Dentists at Hartwood. Laura enjoys spending her free time clowning around with her husband and her children.

Chris- Dental Hygienist 

Laura Lee - Dental Hygienist 

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