Dena – Hygiene Team Leader, RDH, BHM
Dena graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a degree in Dental Hygiene. After completing that program, she continued on to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration. She then returned, once again, to Penn College and was part of their first class of hygienists to receive their license in local anesthesia.
Dena moved to the Harrisburg area, and soon after began working for Capitol Dental Care. She enjoys dentistry, patient education, and helping out in the office wherever needed.
As Hygiene Team Leader, she strives to help all staff members achieve the highest level of quality dental care as well as overall health. She also serves as a Treatment Advocate in our practice. She educates and helps people understand the need for Dental Treatment and the consequences of not following through, as well as the benefits.
Karah – RDH, BHM
Karah also graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology. At Penn College, upon receiving her degree, she was awarded with the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler award for the highest clinical performance in her graduating class.
She is an enthusiastic dental professional who loves to provide gentle care to patients. Karah is a great team player who always has a smile on her face.
One of her roles in our Practice is to treat people who have disease and infection of the gums and bone to help them keep their teeth. She strives to get her patients as healthy as possible, and help keep them healthy!
Alla – RDH
Alla was a part of this dental office for over 12 years, first as a Dental Assistant. She then enrolled and graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Upon graduation she was conferred with the Colgate Preventive Health Education “Star” Award, and Eastern Dental Community Health Award. She is currently continuing her education in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Management.
All these years she has enjoyed this great profession, helping people to achieve optimal oral health. Alla was a dedicated Preventive Therapist, who helped stop disease before it started. She was wonderful with children, as well as adults.
She has relocated to Minnesota, but still returns to visit family, friends and former team members. Her lovely style and manner will always be missed.