Meet the Team

The Gordon Pediatric Dental team is a very talented and special group of human beings. They give of themselves to always create a positive experience for each child and family, and do so thoughtfully, kindly, and with great empathy. I respect each team member as a person and am constantly in awe at their ability to get things done, individually and as a group.

Our team, and our doctors, are united in our dedication to provide compassionate, comprehensive, and individual care to each child. We really listen, pride ourselves on communication, and strive to build a strong partnership with the parent, child, dentist, and team.

At our practice, every child is treasured for the wonderfully unique and dynamic person they are: we are committed to welcoming each with warmth, and caring for them as family!

~ Dr. Marsha Gordon

Roberta

Dental Hygienist

I love helping an anxious child through a routine appointment and seeing their proud smile when we’re done!

Roberta holds an Associate Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene and has been in the dental field since 1987. She joined our practice in 1991, offering gentle teeth cleanings, as well as taking X-rays, and teaching patients and parents about oral hygiene and behavior management. She oversees clinical staff management, as well.

Roberta and her wonderful husband have been married for almost 30 years. They have two daughters who are both out of high school; through the years, Roberta enjoyed watching her girls play soccer. Her family also includes two dogs and two cats.

Carla

Dental Hygienist

I love working with kids. They have the best stories and are so innocent!

Carla holds an Associates in Applied Science and has been with our practice since 1994. She cleans teeth, applies fluoride, takes X-rays, and educates and motivates children and parents to take care of each child’s oral health.

Carla has been married for 15 years and has three boys, plus two dogs (Miley and Brinley) and two cats (Sox and Finn). She enjoys watching and supporting her sons’ seasonal sporting activities and loves playing Candy Crush.

 

Robin

Dental Hygienist

I love the relationships that I build with my patients and their families!

Robin started with our practice in 2003, the summer after she graduated high school. She stayed with us while she was in college training to become a hygienist and in 2007 she transitioned to the chair and began cleaning teeth. In addition to patient care and patient/parent education, Robin handles inventory ordering for the office, fills in at the front desk or as a chairside assistant when needed, and works on the marketing for the office, along with providing in-house tech support.

Robin and her husband have two beautiful daughters. Time with family, including her identical twin, other siblings, and her parents, is important to her: they all live within a two-mile radius of each other. Staying busy, being creative, and working her side-gig of making tasty treats, are some of Robin’s favorite pastimes.

 

Nicole

Dental Hygienist

I love interacting with our patients and seeing them grow up!

Nicole graduated from the dental hygiene program at Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY. She has been in the dental field since 2000 and joined our team in 2013. She provides teeth cleaning, takes X-rays, and offers behavior management and oral hygiene instruction to patients and parents.

Nicole and her husband Michael have two children, as well as a puppy named Cali who keeps them very busy. The family loves to spend time in their pool in the summers, try new restaurants, and travel together.

 

Diane

Dental Assistant

I love seeing the children overcome their fears and grow to love the dentist!

Diane attended the Dental Assisting program at Northampton Area Community College and started in the field in 1984. She certified in X-ray and CPR, and has obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification, too. Diane joined our team in 1997 and works in the clinic, assisting the doctors chairside during clinical procedures.

Diane and her husband have been married for 30 years. They have two beautiful daughters and love to go camping when they can. Diane enjoys making all kinds of crafts and playing with her Yorkie, Zippie.

 

Erica

Dental Assistant

I love helping children take care of their teeth. I try to make it fun and teach them the importance of oral health!

Erica has worked in the dental field since 1999 and joined our team in 2020. She assists the doctors with a range of clinical procedures and also educates patients and parents about oral health and developing good dental hygiene practices.

Erica and her wonderful husband of 22 years enjoy their time together and with family. Erica also enjoys cooking, gardening, Pilates, walking, and her cats. Every year she looks forward to participating in the 5K for Breast Cancer, too.

 

Rachael

Dental Assistant

I love spending time with the kiddos and helping them achieve the confidence that they need in the dental chair!

Rachael started in the dental field in 2010, is X-ray certified, and assists the doctors with different clinical procedures. She also teaches patients and families about oral health and the importance of establishing good dental hygiene habits.

Rachael is married and mom to a beautiful baby boy. She loves spending time with family, exercising, and snuggling with her cats.

 

Feona

Dental Assistant, Sterilization Assistant, Administrative Staff

I enjoy wearing multiple hats in the office, as it gives me a change of pace moving to different positions during the day. Most of all, though, I enjoy watching the children in our office grow and mature!

Feona attended Dental Assisting School, started in the field in 2001, and joined our office in 2005. She assists the doctors during clinical procedures, runs our sterilization lab, and performs administrative duties as needed.

Feona is a bird-lover: whether she’s feeding them here at the office (there are a bunch who wait for her to put out food) or filling her feeders at home, she loves watching their antics. She also loves watching hockey (Go Rangers!) and having a glass of wine on her deck while enjoying the outdoors

 

Amy

Dental Assistant/Receptionist

I love working with our patients to make the dentist a fun and comforting place to be!

Amy attended Lehigh Career & Technical Institute and Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting, started in the field in 2014, and joined us in 2017. She is cross-trained to work at the front desk, where she performs administrative duties, as well as working in the clinic where she assists the doctors with clinical procedures.

Amy lives in Walnutport with her husband and their two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, working out, camping, and traveling, along with time with her husband, their dogs, and family and friends.

 

Carrie

Insurance/Billing Coordinator

I love working with patients and parents, helping them with financial questions, and putting all the numbers together!

Carrie started in the dental field in 2002 and joined our practice in 2013. She processes and submits insurance claims, issues billing statements, and handles collections and patient accounts.

Family keeps Carrie busy outside of work. She has a 12-year-old son and eight-year-old twins (a boy and a girl), so the family is always on the go. She and her husband also foster dogs, and the family dog, Buster, loves to meet and play with his foster brothers and sisters. Carrie loves to run, hike, and take their camper all around.

Elizabeth

Administrative Staff

I love seeing patients leave with big smiles!

Elizabeth holds a certificate in dental assisting, has worked in the dental field since 2017, and joined us in 2020. She answers the phones, schedules appointments, and checks patients in and out.

Elizabeth and her fiancé recently moved from Ohio to the Allentown area. The couple loves exploring the area, finding new things to do and places to hike. They also love to travel and visit family.

 

Melissa

OR Coordinator/Administrative Staff

I love the one-on-one interaction with parents and giving them support and comfort during a scary time. Taking your child into the operating room for treatment can be very anxiety-inducing: I work hard to explain everything in detail to let parents know we will be with them every step of the way.

Melissa attended dental assisting school, has worked in the field since 1997, and joined our practice in 2011. She schedules all operating room procedures and verifies all insurance benefits for treatment being completed. Additionally, she schedules regular appointments, submits insurance claims as needed, answers phones, and checks patients in and out. Melissa is our IT support person who also handles office supply ordering.

Melissa is married and has a 12-year-old son. She loves to work out, do winter sports, and spend time with family. By the way, Melissa really, really likes sneakers and loves shopping at Target.

 

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