Meet The Staff

Photo of staff - NikkiNikki – Surgical Assistant

Nikki is from Newfane, NY born and raised. She enjoys being outdoors, working out and being with friends and family. Nikki has been assisting since 2013 and she absolutely loves it. We can always count on her to make even a nervous patient laugh and lighten their mood. She is very thorough and eager to help patient’s understand their surgical process. Nikki is qualified as a Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant (DAANCE) and Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Photo of staff - MichelleMichelle – Surgical Assistant

Michelle was born and raised in Newfane, NY. She had graduated from the Surgical Tech program in May 2015. Michelle has two kids- one boy and one girl. Going camping, hiking, and hanging out with her family is what Michelle loves. Michelle is very empathetic with patients and puts them at ease with her calm and nurturing charm.  Michelle is qualified as a Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant (DAANCE), a Surgical Technician and she is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Photo of staff - Lianne FischerLianne – Practice Administrator

Lianne is from Tonawanda, NY (born and raised). She has an Associate’s Degree is Business Administration, and majored in Accounting at the University at Buffalo. Before joining the team at Niagara Dental Implant & Oral Surgery, she had spent almost five years building expertise in the dental field, in which she is very passionate about. 

Lianne enjoys spending time with her family, camping, going on her all-terrain vehicles and traveling. Her Son and daughter are her pride and joy. She treats every patient with compassion and understanding. Lianne eases the intimidation that a lot of patients feel by her gentle nature. 

Mary Lisa – Benefits CoordPhoto of staff - Mary Lisainator

Mary Lisa joined our practice in May 2013 after spending 12 years as a stay-at-home mom to her two beautiful daughters. Prior to that, she worked for a Buffalo advertising company for 12 years. Mary Lisa enjoys baking and cooking, working out and spending time with her daughters. It is with great care that she welcomes new patients to our practice. She takes pride in maximizing every patient’s benefits and makes every effort to keep down the cost of your care.  If you speak with her on the phone, you will definitely hear the smile in her voice. 

Photo of staff - ErikaErika – Implant Treatment Coordinator

Erika is from Lockport NY. She had studied for her Bachelors at Bluefield College, located in West Virginia.  In her free time she likes to  cook big dinners for her family, play “superheroes” with her son, and also spend time with her two dogs.  She is very encouraging in assisting with patient’s needs and enjoys getting to know them. Erika’s favorite thing about her position is connecting with patients and walking with them through the implant process. 

Photo of StephanieStephanie- Scheduling Coordinator

Stephanie has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration. She had joined our practice in December 2015 after spending a year and a half in the dental field. She enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, three boys and two rescue dogs. Stephanie takes pleasure in helping our patients get scheduled and is very proactive and attentive to their individual needs. 

Photo of JakeJake – LPN

Jake is from Lancaster, born and raised. He graduated from the LPN program in October of 2013. He enjoys being outdoors, fishing, hunting, hiking, and spending time with his dog Lucy. Jake is very enthusiastic about providing the best care possible for patients. He brings a jovial and upbeat vibe into our practice that our patients seem to really appreciate. Jake is qualified as a Licensed Practicing Nurse and Certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.