Karin Orosz
Karin OroszCertified Dental Assistant / Whitening Clinician
Ms. Karin Orosz joins us in assisting both at the front desk and with direct patient care. She has been in the dental field since 1984, and is serving on the National Dental Assisting Board. She has brightened our office and helps our patients brighten their smiles with both the “ZOOM” and tray methods of whitening.

“Karin was an absolute GEM; her professionalism, desire to make your appointment and treatment experience as good as one can, thus setting the tone for the experience to come.”

Wendy Marsh
Wendy MarshInsurance Specialist / Dental Hygienist
Mrs. Wendy Marsh, our insurance specialist, has been working with our office for many years handling our patients’ insurance information and claims. Wendy makes sure that each person receives her/his maximum benefits.

“Wendy handles insurance issues and is always so knowledgeable and prompt with submissions.” – S.T.

Amy Bambic, R.D.H.
Amy Bambic, R.D.H.Registered Dental Hygenist
Amy graduated BGSU (BS/BA 1999) and from Lakeland Community College (Dental Hygiene 2005). Amy provides our patients with hygiene education and information, dental cleanings, exams, and necessary x-rays. She is also certified to administer nitrous oxide sedation, handle medical emergencies, and is proficient in the use of decay detecting equipment (Diagnodent and Dexis CariVu).

“Amy is the best! She is an expert in her profession. The quality of her work is second to none. The best teeth cleaning I’ve ever had!” – E.L.

“Amy, thank you for a complete cleaning. I have never previously experienced such perfection.” – L.G.

Traci Cugliari, E.F.D.A.
Traci Cugliari, E.F.D.A.Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary
Traci attended CSU and graduated from CWRU School of Dental Medicine (E.F.D.A. 1991). Traci specializes in dental restorations which include fillings, bonding, and cosmetics. She excels in a broad spectrum of clinical procedures where she incorporates her skills in digital dentistry, photography, and imaging. Other certifications and studies include radiography, CPR, medical emergencies, and sedation dentistry. Traci serves as our O.S.H.A. Compliance Program Coordinator.

“I appreciated Traci’s skill, expertise, and friendly personality…I always feel welcome and know I will receive great care.” – S.L.

“We met Traci for the first time who is an outstanding addition to the team. She is extremely thorough, very much committed to her work, and enjoyable to be around.” – G.S.

Deb Anderson, E.F.D.A.
Deb Anderson, E.F.D.A.Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary
Deb attended Miami University and graduated from CWRU School of Dental Medicine for training as an E.F.D.A. Deb enjoys making dentistry her life long career, and taking advanced continuing education courses allows her to maintain her sincere commitment to excellence for our patients. Deb is skilled in restorative dentistry, dental radiography, nitrous oxide monitoring, CPR, medical emergencies and has extensive experience with dental implants.

“Deb was very sweet and competent, she was great and never forgot through the appointment about my broken ribs! – D.J.H.

“Thanks to Deb for making this nervous patient feel so comfortable. That Deb knew to touch my hand during the procedure is not something you can teach.” – G.C.

Debbie Lightcap, R.D.H.
Debbie Lightcap, R.D.H.Registered Dental Hygienist
Debbie graduated from Cuyahoga Community College (Dental Hygiene 1999). Debbie serves dual roles in our office; she is a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Assistant. She provides our patients with dental cleanings, exams, care, and education. Debbie is skilled in dental photography and Zoom! teeth whitening. She has training in CPR, nitrous oxide administration, medical emergencies, and has a great deal of experience in soft tissue management and periodontal therapy.

“Debbie was great, and explained everything about the procedure. You all are simply the best!” – S.G.

“Debbie did a great job. She explained what she was doing and was very gentle.” – R.R.

“I loved my dental hygienist! She was very thorough and detailed!” – K. V.

Alysia Tekavec
Alysia TekavecPatient Coordinator
Alysia is an important part of our front desk team working as our Patient Coordinator. She has been in the dental field for ten years and is helpful in submissions, benefits, and processing. She can handle your scheduling, insurance, and finance needs. Alysia is certified in Care Credit and has a twelve year background in accounting.

“Alysia is always great.” – V.C.

“Alysia is so friendly…she takes her job seriously and that means a great deal.” – S.W.


The Cleveland Smiles team.