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. Dina L. Nuhfer
Dr. Dina L. 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. Nathan E. Rieck
Dr. Nathan E. 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.

Administrative Team

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!

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, Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager and Controller with publicly-traded Fortune 500 companies as well as privately-controlled 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.

Outside of work, Mark enjoys hiking, biking, planning vacations and checking items off his bucket list.

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.

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.

Lee Ann
Lee AnnFront Desk 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 Largest Disco in Buffalo. During hockey season, they get to as many Penguins games as they are able.

MelissaFront Desk Associate
Tiffany Martone
Tiffany MartonePersonal Assistant to Dr. Nuhfer
Tiffany joined our team July 2019. She has 15 years of experience in the dental field, from dental assisting to front desk, and everything in between. Now she is excited to be working behind the scenes as Dr. Nuhfer’s personal and business assistant.

After hours you will usually find her spending time at home with her husband Nic, their two children Noah and Mason, and their beagle bulldog Zoe. She also enjoys cooking, baking and doing art projects.

Emma Marketing Coordinator
Emma joined our team in June 2019 as our Marketing Coordinator. Emma has been a life-long resident of Erie and now lives in Harborcreek with her cat and two rabbits.

Emma attended California University of Pennsylvania where she received a BA in Graphic Design and an Associates of Arts in liberal studies. Outside of work she enjoys drawing, caring for her pets, as well as traveling and photography.

ElizabethCall Center Associate

Registered Dental Hygienists

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.

MichelleDental Hygienist
Michelle joined our team in January, 2019 as a Registered Dental Hygienist and is originally from Kansas City, MO. Michelle has 10 years of experience in the dental field and about 7 years experience as a Dental Hygienist. Prior to entering the Dental field, Michelle served her country on two aircraft carriers!

Outside of work, Michelle loves spending time with her daughter Avery, her boyfriend Dan and their German Sheppard Riley. They enjoy being outdoors and particularly enjoy camping. They also love family game nights.

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 cats Penny and Theo, working out, skiing and wedding planning.

Dental Assistants and Lab Technicians

AmberDental Assistant
Amber joined the North East Dental Arts team in 2019 as a Dental Assistant. She is originally from Connecticut, and has lived in North East for the past 6 years with her daughter Joslin and her sons Cash and Noah. In addition to her family she also has 2 fish, Kevin and Kyle.

When not at work, Amber loves spending time at the beach, drawing and being a youth group leader at Orchard Beach Assembly.

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!
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.

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.

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!

RachelleDental Assistant
Bio to come.