Our Team

We go beyond the usual “drilling and filling” function of dentistry to offer caring, personalized dental treatment for each patient. Our goal is to educate you about your dental health and prevent future problems through comprehensive diagnosis and modern care. We welcome you and your family to our practice and look forward to getting to know you!

Margaret, Office Manager

Margaret attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2006, she left to pursue a career in the banking business, where she established her excellent managerial skills. She joined the practice in 2007 as Dr. Joseph’s office manager and patient coordinator. As the office manager, Margaret is responsible for making sure everything runs efficiently and ensuring the dental process is as smooth as possible for our patients.

It is evident from the way she treats patients that Margaret loves people and finds fulfillment in improving their dental and overall health. Patients appreciate Margaret’s professionalism and her capacity to communicate with them honestly throughout the dental process. She shares Dr. Joseph’s focus of maintaining a well-respected dental practice.

Margaret enjoys spending time outdoors, especially in the warmer months. She also enjoys spending quality time with her husband, son, and black lab Buddy.

Darlene, Registered Dental Hygienist

Darlene has nearly 20 years of experience in the dental field and has been with our practice from the beginning. In 1997, she graduated from Luzerne County Community College, where she received an associate applied science degree in dental hygiene. Since graduating, Darlene has stayed current in the field by consistently fulfilling her continuing education credits. She also maintains current CPR certification. Darlene takes the time to educate our patients about their oral hygiene and prides herself on the thorough cleanings she provides. Children like Darlene because of her ability to communicate on their level and put them at ease with her kindness.

When she is not working, Darlene likes reading, baking, and enjoying family time.

Kim, Dental Assistant

Kim has over 7 years of experience in dentistry. She graduated on the president’s list with honors from Luzerne County Community College and earned her certificate for dental assistance in 2008. Kim prides herself on her ability to make the dental experience as comfortable as possible for patients. She is a great team player and enjoys working with different people every day.

Kim likes to read and spend time outdoors. She enjoys bike rides, and taking walks with her plothound Norbit to the park.