Jess comes to Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry bringing 17 years of dental experience with her. She started her career as a dental assistant and 4 years later transitioned to the front office. Jess has thorough knowledge in hospital/sleep dentistry as well as several years experience with office management. Jess’s favorite part of her day is interacting with children and making sure each child has the most positive and comfortable experience possible.
Jess lives in Mount Joy with her husband Derek, and their two teenage sons Jayce and Trey. In her spare time you can find Jess either on the football field or basketball court cheering on her sons.
Jill graduated from Consolidated School of Business in 2000. She previously worked in the medical field and later joined the dental field in 2003. Jill works at the front desk at Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry and has been here since 2008. What she enjoys most about her job is being able to help people and making sure they are satisfied with each visit.
Jill resides in Ephrata with her husband, Chad, and their two children, Emily and Evan. Some of her hobbies include baking, reading and spending quality time with her family on and off the soccer field.
Steph graduated from the University of Pittsburgh's Dental Hygiene program in 2002. After working for a short time in general dentistry, she quickly realized her love for pediatrics and has been in the field for 12 years. She joined Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry in 2018 and is very excited to help the practice thrive as the business manager while also continuing to see patients.
Steph grew up in Lancaster County and attended Manheim Township High School and still lives in Manheim Township with her husband and 4 sons. She enjoys spending weekends boating with her family.
Tris graduated from HACC in 1997 and PA College of Technology in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science-Dental Hygiene degree. Having worked in general dentistry and in Germany.
In her spare time you can find her shopping or spending quality time with her husband, son and daughter. As a family they spend many weekends at their cabin.
Beth has been working in the dental field since 2000. She transitioned into pediatrics in 2009 and joined Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry in 2018 with several years experience. Beth most enjoys interacting with the children while trying to give them an enjoyable fun experience. Beth resides in Manheim with her husband Chris. Together they are raising six daughters. Beth enjoys traveling, camping, and hanging out by the pool with her family and two dogs in her spare time.
Becky has 12 years of pediatric dental experience. She enjoys working with the kids and helping them to have a positive experience with their dental appointments. Becky grew up in Lancaster and graduated for Hempfield High school in 1999. She is now raising her family in the same school district. During her free time, she likes to spend it with her family, often outdoors. She has a son, Tyler and a daughter, Brianna. Becky also enjoys running, cooking soups, listening to music, gardening and working in the yard. She is thankful and excited to be part a positive amazing team that shares the same goals that she does with children!
Thao has been working in the dental field for over 20 years with experiences in general, periodontal, and pediatric dentistry. She graduated from Harcum College as a registered dental hygienist in 1999 and hopes to complete her BS degree in Allied Health and Behavioral Science from Clarion University in the near future.
As a dental hygienist working in pediatric dentistry, she has the unique opportunity to make an early impact on a child’s perception of the dentist and oral health. It is her passion to help children cultivate a lifetime of great dental care. Fostering good oral health habits results in a healthy confident smile. And she believes that a confident smile plays an incredibly important role in a child’s physical and mental health.
Thao feels very fortunate to continue to do what she truly loves each and every day at Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry. Having the opportunity to develop long term relationships with young patients and their families, watching them grow and being a part of their lives is an invaluable and gratifying experience.
Thao lives in Lancaster with her husband, four children, and large goldendoodle. She loves to spend time with her family. You will usually find her out and about with her children riding bikes or go-karting. She enjoys cooking Vietnamese food and always has a project to work on.
Brittany has been working in the dental field since 2013, with most of that time being spent in pediatrics. Brittany joined Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry in 2019, and loves being part of the team.
Brittany’s favorite part of her job is seeing kids excited to come to the dentist and leaving with a smile on their face.
Brittany grew up in Lancaster County, and lives with her family in Manheim. She has two children, a daughter, Adaleigh and a son, Wyatt. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.
Sarah graduated from HACC as a Certified Dental Assistant and has been in the field since 2010. She quickly realized her passion is pediatrics and looks forward to continuing her career in dentistry with our team.
Sarah lives in York with her husband Colt and their two beautiful daughters, Laila and Gemma, and their dog, Champ. She enjoys spending time with family and friends doing anything outdoors. She occasionally enjoys thrilling endeavors such as sky diving when the chances arise.
Leigh Ann has been working in dentistry since 2006. She began as a pediatric dental assistant before transitioning to patient services. She loves interacting with children and enjoys taking part in improving and maintaining their dental health. Leigh Ann lives in Conestoga Valley with her husband, Alec, her son, Jace, and their fur kids. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, and exploring new shops in Lancaster.
Wendy graduated from Northampton Community College in 1989 from the Dental Hygiene Program. She worked in general dentistry for 10 years before she realized her passion for pediatrics which she has continued for the past 20+ years. She is so excited to be part of such an amazing team.
Wendy has three adult children, Alyssa, Alex and Tyler. She lives in Manheim with her husband, John and daughter, Alyssa along with their two Weimaraners and two cats. They volunteer with 3 different dog rescues and have fostered 5 dogs over the last several years. In her free time, Wendy enjoys traveling and visiting different wineries.