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Dr. Larry Suher, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Suher has dedicated more than 40 years to providing quality dentistry for adults and children. He started his education in 1957 at Boston University and continued in 1961 at Case-Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he earned his degree in dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Suher served two years in the United States Army with the rank of captain at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. In 1972, Dr. Suher became President of the Eastern Suburban Dental Society. Adding to his education in 1983, Dr. Suher attended the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine with courses in periodontal surgery. He also took several implant courses in 1987 at Midwest Implant Institute. Dr. Suher additionally studied under renowned educators such as Dr. Dawson, Dr. Filestre, Dr. Wheatres and Dr. Wahl. He learned the most modern techniques in dentistry such as less stressful and more rapid completion of root canals. Dr. Suher was also an educator himself for 14 years as an associate professor for the University of Pittsburgh for the School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Suher is happily married to his wife Annette with whom he has three children, Jeff and Greg, both practicing attorneys in the Pittsburgh area, and Lauren, a full time mom of four who lives in Minneapolis. Besides his love of golf, Dr. Suher adores spending time with his grandchildren every chance he gets.

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Dr. Jessica Du

Dentist

Dr. Jessica Du received her B.S. degree at the University of Calgary, Canada, and attended New York University where she earned her D.D.S. Dr. Du joined our team as an associate dentist in August of 2016. Interacting with patients and helping them achieve their best smile is what she enjoys most about her position. Outside of the office, Dr. Du likes staying active by playing volleyball and basketball, but also likes catching up on her favorite Netflix shows.

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Dr. Lauren Sterner

Dentist

Dr. Lauren Sterner received her B.S. degree in chemistry from Muhlenberg College and then went on to receive her D.M.D in Dental Medicine from The University of Pittsburgh. She completed her G.P.R (General Practice Residency) at WellSpan York Hospital in York, PA. She is also certified for Invisalign and Nitrous. Dr. Sterner is our new associate who just joined the practice the beginning of August. Creating a relaxing and comfortable environment while providing quality care for patients is Dr. Sterner’s favorite part about the job. In her free time she likes to be outdoors hiking or running, baking, and spending time with her Norwegian Forest Cat, Bella.

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Carrie

Office Manager

Carrie has managed Dr. Suher’s office since 2000 and has enjoyed helping the practice grow and evolve over the years. However, her favorite part of her job is knowing that we give patients the best care possible. Carrie lives with her husband and daughter in the Pittsburgh area. In her free time, Carrie likes to travel, read, and cheer on the Penguins.

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Leona

Treatment Coordinator

Leona has been helping our patients with their treatment plans as well as serving as our resident IT expert since 2007. Leona is certified in networking, cyber forensics, and cyber security from WCCC; plus she studied sociology and anthropology at Carlow College and has a beauty school license from Gordon Philips. Leona really can do it all! What she loves most…

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Samantha

Billing Coordinator

Samantha graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Penn State. She is naturally a die-hard Penn State sports fan, but also makes time to watch the Penguins, as well. Samantha has two sisters, one brother, and a turtle named Freddy.

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Tiffany

Scheduling Coordinator

Tiffany is the first smiling face to greet our patients when they enter the office. Tiffany has been with us since 2012 and loves helping all of our great patients work with their insurance and busy lives to coordinate their treatment. Before she joined our team, Tiffany earned her B.A. in English Literature and minor in English writing from The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. When she’s not at work, Tiffany enjoys cooking, reading, gardening, fishing and spending time with her fiance Kevin and their spoiled Golden Retriever, Copper.

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Emily

Registered Dental Hygienist

Our dental hygienist Emily graduated in 2012 from the Allegheny College of Maryland with her degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She also earned her certification in local anesthesia. Emily’s objective is to make every patient feel confident about their smile. She enjoys getting to know her patients and giving them home care advice tailored specifically to their concerns. Outside of work, Emily spends time with her friends, family, and her Chihuahua, Gunner. In her free time she also likes to cook, paint, travel and relax outside.

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Sydnie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Our hygienist, Sydnie, graduated from Pitt School of Dental Medicine’s Dental Hygiene Program. As well as being a registered hygienist, she is certified in local anesthesia. Sydnie’s favorite part of her job is educating patients about improving and maintaining a healthy smile. When she’s not in the office, Sydnie likes spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, or kayaking. She also enjoys painting canvas.

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Lauren

Dental Assistant

Lauren attended CCAC and received her Associates Degree in Science. She joined the team this past May as a dental assistant. Lauren’s favorite part of the job is being able to interact with patients. “I love being a part of people’s smile transformations. It feels great to help boost patients’ confidence,” she said. Lauren spends her free time with her friends and family. She also enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers!

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Mandy

Dental Assistant

Our dental assistant, Mandy, loves interacting with patients and helping them to feel at ease at the office. Mandy’s goal is to ensure that all of our patients have a wonderful experience at the dentist. Before entering the dental field, Mandy earned a certificate in phlebotomy. She takes pride in continuing education and learning something new every day at the office. When she isn’t at work, Mandy enjoys spending time with her two sons, Dallas and Maddox, especially playing baseball and going on family walks. Mandy is also a pet lover, and has worked as a foster mom for rescue…

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Alyssa

Scheduling Coordinator

Alyssa joined the team in June as the hygiene coordinator and is now the scheduling coordinator for our upstairs office. She was asked what her favorite part of the job is and she said, “I love helping our patients with their insurance and busy lives to coordinate their treatment.” In her free time she enjoys traveling, shopping, and watching her favorite shows on Bravo. Alyssa also likes spending time with her husband Zack and their English bulldog, Bueller.

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Nikita

Hygiene Assistant

Nikita is a senior at East Allegheny whose career aspiration is to become an orthodontist. Her favorite part about working as hygiene assistant is becoming familiar with the dental field before she continues her education. When she isn’t working or studying, Nikita cheerleads and spends time at the gym.

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Sam

Dental Assistant

Sam joined our team as a dental assistant in July of 2016. She loves working with patients and helping them feel great about their smiles. When she’s not at the office, Sam enjoys spending time with friends and family, and fishing.

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Sierra

Dental Assistant

Sierra recently joined our team as a dental assistant. Her favorite part about the job is seeing people smile when they have relief. Sierra spends her free time with her boyfriend and her two dogs. They enjoy doing a lot of outdoor activities such as fishing, kayaking, biking, and hiking!

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Bekah

Hygiene Assistant

Bekah is currently taking a break from her degree in creative writing from SNHU and will be starting back in December. She recently became Dental X-Ray certified and has been a hygiene assistant with us since February 2017. Bekah’s favorite part of the job is meeting new people and feeling like she makes a difference. She also said that her coworkers are amazing and she is happy to come to work! Bekah spends her free time with her husband and 4 daughters—being a soccer/color-guard mom. She also likes watching nerdy/geeky things with her family. They love Marvel, DC, and Star Wars!

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Carley

Assistant Office Manager

Carley joined our team this past May as our Assistant Practice Manager. Carley received her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Westmoreland County Community College. She is licensed in Property/Casualty Insurance as well as Life, Health and Annuities. Carley’s favorite part of the job is meeting the patients and feeling a sense of accomplishment when the patient leaves feeling better than when they arrived. She also said she enjoys, “The teamwork involved between all levels of the practice: Front desk, Hygiene, assistants, doctors—all combining for one goal—optimal patient care!” Free time is a relative term in her world. She has three boys at home who are involved in various sports activities. When she is not at work, you can find her in a chair on a field somewhere cheering for one or all of them!

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