Meet The Team2019-01-08T19:00:57+00:00

The North East Dental Arts Team believes a healthy mouth promotes a healthy body.

With a focus on prevention, our doctors and staff stay up to date with rapidly changing technologies and techniques by attending numerous continuing education classes and seminars throughout the year. All patients of North East Dental Arts are treated with the same care and respect that we would give a member of our family.

Our motto is… “Professional Care Beyond Compare!
Dr. Nuhfer
Dr. NuhferDentist and Owner
Dr. Nuhfer was born and raised near Titusville, PA, and is the youngest of 6 children. After high school, she attended the University of Pittsburgh for Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. She then earned her BS in education from the California University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nuhfer continued her education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, earning her DMD in 1986.

Dr. Nuhfer gained her dental experience in a private practice in York, PA and Baltimore, MD. After moving to Erie and working at the Martin Luther King Center, she began an associateship with Dr. Ben Mosier in 1995. When Dr. Mosier retired in 1998, Dr. Nuhfer acquired the practice and made North East her home.

Dr. Nuhfer has three wonderful, grown children, Andrew, Adam and Lisa. She also has a Toy Schnauzer named T-Bone that comes to work most days and gets spoiled by staff and patients alike. Dr. Nuhfer enjoys traveling in her free time.

Dr. Rieck
Dr. RieckDentist
Dr. Rieck is originally from Butler, PA and attended Clarion University of Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in biology. After graduating from Clarion, Dr. Rieck attended and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he became proficient in a variety of dental procedures.

Dr. Rieck moved to Erie in 2017 with his then fiancé, Amanda; they married later that year.

Dr. Rieck was attracted to the Erie area because of his love for the outdoors. When not in the office, you can find Dr. Rieck fishing the lake or local streams. Aside from fishing Dr. Rieck also enjoys spending time with his wife while kayaking, biking and watching NASCAR races. Dr. Rieck takes great pride in serving North East and looks forward to being a part of the community for many years to come.

Stephanie
StephanieInsurance Coordinator
Stephanie lives locally in North East with her husband Mackenzie and their daughter Laurel, they also have two dogs, Lola and Sawyer.

Stephanie joined our team in 2018 and is our Insurance Coordinator. When not at work, Stephanie enjoys hiking with her dogs, cooking, reading, doing yoga and spending time with her friends and family.

Kelsey
KelseyCall Center Coordinator
Kelsey joined our team in 2018 as our Call Center Coordinator. Outside of work, Kelsey enjoys working out and staying fit! She has run two half marathons and over half a dozen 5k races! Aside from running, Kelsey enjoys lifting weights, hiking and ice skating.
Maddi
MaddiDental Assistant
Maddi joined our team in 2018 as a Dental Assistant. In her free time, Maddi enjoys painting, swimming and spending time with her friends. A fun fact about Maddi is that she can say the alphabet backwards!
Lee Ann
Lee AnnCall Center Associate
Lee Ann, a life-long resident of North East, has been in the dental field for over 35 years and has been with North East Dental Arts since 2002.

Lee Ann and her husband Roy, with their love of travel, have visited many interesting places in the world. They annually visit the World’s Larges Disco in Buffalo. During hockey season, they get to as many Penguins games as they are able.

Alicia
AliciaChief Operations Officer
Alicia has been with North East Dental Arts since 2013, she has over 20 years of dental experience! Currently, Alicia lives in Wattsburg with her husband Tim and their children.

In her spare time, Alicia enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her family.

Julie
JulieMarketing Coordinator
Julie is originally from Republic, PA and now lives in North East with her fiancé Michael. She joined North East Dental Arts in April, 2017 and though this is her first job in the dental field, she has several years of experience in medical administration.

In her free time, Julie enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her friends and family. She also devotes a lot of time to her chocolate business.

Jordyn
JordynDental Hygienist
Jordyn, originally from Harborcreek, joined the North East Dental Arts team as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2016. Jordyn has a passion for dental hygiene because she enjoys making others happy about their smiles!

In her free time, Jordyn loves going to the beach and spending time with her family.

Lauren
LaurenDental Hygienist
Lauren is from Erie, PA and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at North East Dental Arts since 2017. Lauren has a love for animals and adventure. She has traveled as far as Jamaica to help children in need of dental care!

When not working, Lauren enjoys shopping and laughing with her family and friends.

Brittany O
Brittany ODental Hygienist and Team Leader
Brittany has been a registered Dental Hygienist since 2012 and in 2015, Brittany joined North East Dental Arts as a Dental Hygienist and now also serves as the Dental Hygienist Team Leader.

Brittany lives in Erie with her husband AJ and their two daughters Isabella and Peyton. They also have two Labrador Retrievers, Spencer and Remington.
In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family and friends, country music and crafting.

Deanna
DeannaLab Technician
Deanna, originally from Bradford, PA, lives in North East with her husband John. She joined North East Dental Arts in 2017 as our Lab Tech, in this position, she sterilizes all office dental equipment and helps prepare rooms for patients.

In their free time, Deanna and John enjoy walking her Sheltie, Bella and attending both hockey and baseball games. Their greatest joy is spending time with their four daughters and sons-in-law and their six wonderful grandsons.

Kerri
KerriDental Assistant
Kerri is a graduate of Great Lakes Institute of Technology and has over 10 years of experience in the dental field. Kerri has been with North East Dental Arts since 2015.

Currently, Kerri resides in North East with her husband Dave and their son, Lucas.
When not at work, Kerri enjoys camping, cooking and crafting. She loves working in her hometown.

Marti
MartiDental Assistant
Marti has been in dentistry since 1983 and is a great addition to North East Dental Arts. In our office she works in the lab and as a Dental Assistant.

When not in the office, Marti enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting and camping. In 1997, she and her oldest son and daughter, hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine!

Kristen
KristenTreatment Coordinator
Kristen joined our team in 2018 as our Treatment Coordinator. Kristen lived in Saudi Arabia for 6 years and she has traveled to 25 countries! She now lives in North East with her boyfriend and his daughter and she has two Persian cats, Keeter and Mushkila.

Outside of work, Kristen is an avid reader and enjoys running and doing yoga. She also enjoys Scuba Diving!

Sydney
SydneyDental Hygienist
Sydney joined our team as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2018 and has been a great addition to our team. Recently in October, Sydney bought a house and she is now in the process of planning her August 2019 wedding!

When not at work, Sydney enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her cat Perch, working out, skiing and wedding planning.

Katie
KatieDental Assistant
Katie has been a Dental Assistant for 6 years and joined the North East Dental Arts team in 2018. Outside of work, Katie enjoys going to concerts, musicals and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins!

Katie also enjoys spending time with her family and friends; she also loves her fish, Vern.

Keely
KeelyDental Assistant
Keely is a graduate of Fortis Institute and joined our team in 2018 as a Dental Assistant. Though Keely enjoys work, she has many hobbies outside of the office. She was previously very active in drama club and now enjoys painting, photography and traveling.

Keely has 2 horses, 2 Maine Coon cats and 2 dogs that she loves being around. She also enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family and friends!

Mark
MarkChief Financial Officer
Mark joined our team in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. His prior experience includes over 25 years of experience in various positions as an Auditor, Accounting Manager and Controller with a publicly-traded Fortune 500 company, several large, medium and small private family businesses.

Mark attended Edinboro University of PA, Gannon University and Pennsylvania State University earning multiple degrees and certificates in Business Administration, Accounting and Organizational Psychology. Throughout his career, Mark has also attended numerous seminars and conferences to keep abreast of changes within financial, human resources and marketing industries.

Outside of work, Mark enjoys hiking, biking, weekend getaways and making vocational travel plans.

Brittany B
Brittany BGreeter
Brittany, originally from Rochester, NY, joined North East Dental Arts in 2018 as our Greeter! Though this is Brittany’s first job in the dental field, she has over 6 years of experience in various medical fields.

When not at work Brittany enjoys painting, drawing and traveling to Buffalo with her husband, Luke, to watch Buffalo Sabres games. Brittany also has 2 furry family members, Lily, her Australian Cattle dog and her Puggle, Bliz.