Meet the Team

  • Angela - Office Manager

    Angela has been in the dental profession for over 20 years. She is a member of the American Association of Dental Managers and is Dr. Detar’s left hand (she is left-handed after all!). Angela is the building block of our office and her positive attitude and ability to overcome all obstacles make her an invaluable member of our team. She takes continuing education classes to bring the best dental care to our area possible. She fell in love with dentistry as an assistant before taking her place in management. Working alongside Dr. Detar to bring comfort, compassion, and education to patients while achieving their healthy smiles. She loves to see patients who are apprehensive about coming to the dentist overcome those fears as they spend time with the team gaining their trust knowing they want only the best for them. They are here to truly serve the community. She resides in Spring Mills with her husband and 2 boys. She has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren. When she is not at the dental office she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Tonya - Expanded Function Dental Assistant

    Tonya grew up in the pleasant gap area with her parents and 3 older sisters. She is a 2015 graduate of Bellefonte area high school. She also attended the Central Pennsylvania institute of science and technology where she received her Dental assistant, radiology and infectious control certification. She has worked with Dr. Detar since 2015 and has excelled at patient care, orthodontics, and surgery. She is a pleasure to spend time with and Dr. Detar could not get through the day without her. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and fiancé Seth. She enjoys tubing, kayaking, fishing, walking her dogs and of course shopping.

  • Sierra - Expanded Function Dental Assistant

    Sierra is our Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field since 2015. She is a graduate from YTI Career Institute of York in 2020 with her EFDA. She’s a people person who loves working with and getting to know each patient. When she is not assisting Dr. Detar, she enjoys spending time outdoors, golfing and going to the gym.

  • Kaylee -Dental Assistant

    Kaylee likes to spend her free time with her family, friends, and taking her dog's places. She loves being outside and going to Stone Harbor Beach. Kaylee graduated from CPI Dental Assisting Program and joined our team 2022. She has been a valuable asset to Dr. Detar and is furthering her career by becoming an Expanded Function Dental Assistant this upcoming spring. We are excited to watch her continue to grow in dental industry.

  • Gabby -Dental Assistant

    Gabby is a valuable team member who works alongside Dr. Bailey Swogger to assure our patients needs are met. Gabby graduated from CPI Dental Assisting program and we are excited to watch her take the knowledge that she learned and expand upon it. 

  • Mindy - Front Office Assistant / Insurance Coordinator

    Melinda graduated from McCann School of Business and Technology in 2002 with an associates degree in Business Administration and a Major in Accounting. She has worked in dental insurance and billing for the past 12 years. Melinda is such an invaluable asset to Dr. Detar and our team. Melinda currently resides in Drifting, Pa with her husband Bryan and their two dogs Storm and Gunner. When not working she enjoys hiking, reading, and agility training with her dogs.

  • Hannah -Front Office Associate

    Hannah joined our team in 2022. She has been a wonderful asset helping with scheduling, insurance verification, insurance eligibility, and processing payments. Hannah is always happy to help our patients. 

  • Karissa - Front Office Assistant

    Karissa started with our office in 2021 and is from Mohrsville Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Gateway Christian School in 2011. She has previous office experience with scheduling and customer service. Karissa has an older brother, sister, and younger brother. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, hiking and kayaking with her boyfriend. She also likes to spend time with her family and friends. 

  • Laura - Hygienist

    Laura has been with Dr Detar since 2013 when she graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology Dental Hygiene Program. After that she continued her education to receive her Master of Health Science at Lock Haven University in 2017. Laura enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients to help with their oral health. When not working in the office with Dr Detar; Laura enjoys being outside and spending time with family, friends, her dog Shadow and cat Loves.

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