4700 Union Deposit Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17111

Meet The Dental Team

Capitol Dental Care's Smile Crew

Hygiene Team


Dena D'Orazio Dental Hygienist

Dena D’Orazio, RDH, BHM

Hygiene Team Leader

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.


Amanda Wagner Dental Hygienist

Amanda Wagner, RDH, BS

Dental Hygienist

Amanda graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate’s in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor’s in Health Policy Administration. She has over 8 years of experience, and is skilled in new technology.

Amanda has treated and provides quality care for patients of all ages and backgrounds, including those with special needs or circumstances – including volunteering as a dental hygiene clinician in a village in Nicaragua. Her goal is to help all her patients reach oral optimum wellness.


Jennifer Tripus

Jennifer Tripus, Administrative Team Leader

Jenn graduated with an Associates Degree from Fortis Institute in Medical Assisting. She has a combined 13 years experience in the Medical and Dental fields.

As the Administative Team Leader, she oversees the three locations in staff training in patient scheduling, billing and insurance as well as operational and IT support services. Jenn is proud to announce that she is now a member of the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM).