Meet Our Team
Janet NomlandRegistered Dental Hygienist
Janet graduated from Montgomery County Community College in May 1981 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. In July of the same year, she started working with Dr. David Szymanski as his first hygienist. She was married in October of 1981. Three children and four grandchildren later, she has seen many changes in dentistry, still enjoys getting to know patients and working with them to help them achieve their optimal dental health. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her grandchildren two days a week, gardening, crafting, and hanging out with her black labs.
Karen KeifriderRegistered Dental Hygienist
Karen joined our practice in the Fall of 2002. She loves getting to know her patients and helping them achieve optimal dental health. Karen is married and has three grown daughters. She also has three granddaughters and is expecting a grandson soon. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, baking, and working out.
Terri PayneRegistered Dental Hygienist
Terri joined our practice in July 2004 as a dental assistant while pursuing her degree in dental hygiene. She graduated in May 2008 from Montgomery County Community College. Terri takes great pleasure in getting to know her patients on a personal level and educating them on the proper care of their teeth and gums. On her downtime, you can find Terri spending time with her husband, Jim, and their two daughters, Chelsea and Casey. Terri is expecting her first granddaughter in January 2021 and is over the moon excited! in her free time, Terri enjoys camping, reading, shopping, and playing with her dog Gunther.
Ashley LengelRegistered Dental Hygienist
Ashley joined KS Dental in February 2018. She graduated from Northampton Community College. She currently resides in Barto and enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking pictures, and crafting.
Krista RoseCertified Dental Assistant
Krista has been with our team since April 2002. She attended Berks Career and Technology Center and graduated in 2001 with a certificate in Dental Assisting. When she is out of the office, she enjoys camping and going to the beach with her husband Jason and their two boys Alex and Evan.
Kim PattonDental Assistant
kim has been with our office since 2002. She has been working in the dental field since 1981. Kim loves spending her free time at the beach and hanging out with her husband Rick, their three grown children and their spouses, but most of all with her four grandchildren.
Debbie HeydtOffice Manager/Registered Dental Hygienist
Debbie has been part of our office for 20 years. She originally practiced as a dental hygienist, but has been our office manager for the past 10 years.
Denise DuranteEFDA / Sterilization / Scheduling
Denise joined our team in April 2018. She has been in the dental field since 1984 and earned her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant License in 2014. She is married to Mike and has 2 daughters, Gabrielle and Michelle. In her spare time, she loves being with family and friends, painting furniture, fostering dogs, and snuggling with her 2 dogs, Bella & Bentley. She also loves warm weather and sunshine!
Barbara RepaRegistered Dental Hygienist
Barbara has been a member of our staff since October 2003. She received her Associate’s degree from Montgomery County Community College in May 2000 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Kutztown University. Barbara resides in Pottstown with her two sons and husband. She enjoys volunteering at her church, participating in a variety of activities with the children, reading, and knitting.
Diane ChericoRegistered Dental Hygienist
Diane joined our practice in March of 2016. She graduated from West Liberty University in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene. Interacting with her patients is a highlight of her workday and she enjoys seeing their improvements at each appointment. Diane is married to Anthony and they have two daughters, Gina and Amy. She also has two granddogs, Remi and Sage. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, and cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers!
Monica GabrieleRegistered Dental Hygienist
She graduated from Montgomery County Community College in May 2019 with her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves meeting new patients and being able to help them understand every aspect of their appointment and achieve goals together. Monica recently became a newlywed to her husband Kyle in October 2020 and enjoys spending any free time she has with him. Monica also enjoys taking trips with her dog Guido, baking, hiking, and DIY crafting.