Staff

Cheryl – Practice Administrator

Hello, my name is Cheryl. As the Practice Administrator for Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry since September 2016, I love to guide patients to achieve total dental health, which helps lead to overall health. I was born and raised in Chester County, PA and enjoy spending time with my family, especially my grandchildren. I started in the dental field in 1995 and have enjoyed it very much. Meeting new people has always been one of the fun aspects of this work. Please ask for me at your dental visit so I can have the pleasure of meeting you!

Dana – Patient Advocate

My name is Dana and I have worked for Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry since 2010. I enjoy being a patient advocate because it gives me the opportunity to interact with all the patients who walk through our doors. In my free time, I also enjoy gardening, canning, and bicycling. In 1993, I moved to this area from Western Pennsylvania to raise my family. On weekends you can find my husband and me spending time with our children and grandchildren.

Kathy – Patient Advocate

Hi! I’m Kathy. After a recent move to Chester County, I joined the team at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry in May 2017. I am enjoying getting to meet all of the wonderful patients and helping with their dental treatment. I have been working in the dental field since the year 2000. When I am not at work, I enjoy gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with my family.

Janelle – Patient Advocate

Janelle, Patient Advocate with Hughes DentistryHi! My name is Janelle. I joined the Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry team in July 2020. I have been in dentistry since 2012, after graduating from Contemporary Health Career Institute (CHCI). Outside of work, you can find me at the beach, on the river, or watching the Philadelphia Flyers. I also love spending time with my family. I look forward to meeting you during your next visit.

Beth – Patient Advocate

Dental Patient AdvocateMy name is Beth. After working for Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry since 1997, my family relocated out of state for four years. I was fortunate enough to rejoin the practice in 2020, when we returned to Pennsylvania. I received my Associate of Science degree from Harcum College in EFDA. My knowledge from dental assisting has helped me transition to the administrative part of the office. I love working with our patients and helping them achieve their dental goals. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling, spending time with family/friends and cheering for our Philadelphia Eagles!!!

Kelly – Dental Assistant

I’m Kelly and I have been a dental assistant for Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry since 1988. I enjoy working in the lab as well as interacting with our patients. I have been very fortunate to be able to work with such a friendly, dedicated staff. Outside of work, I love spending time with my family. My husband and I have a son and a daughter. I have always enjoyed meeting new patients and am very excited to meet you!

Lauren – Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Lauren. I have been a part of the Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry team since April 2014, after graduating from Berks Technical Institute in 2013 with an associate’s degree in dental assisting. My family is the most important asset in my life. They are everything to me. I am very fortunate to be a part of this practice. I enjoy meeting new patients and I cannot wait to meet you!

Linette – Dental Assistant

My name is Linette. In 1986, I was a patient at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry, before being given the opportunity to become an assistant here in 1993. It is my daily goal to create a fun, relaxing environment for our patients during their visits. It is a privilege to get to know them during their appointments with us. I am thankful to come to my job every day and be a part of this team. I especially enjoy making my co-workers laugh throughout the week. My husband and I have been blessed with three children and two grandsons. I treasure our time together making memories.

Allison – EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant)

Hello, my name is Allison. Since September 2017, I have been a dental assistant for Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry. I graduated from Lancaster County Career and Technical Center’s Dental Assisting program in May 2013. I furthered my education at Harcum College and obtained my EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant) license in March 2016. Helping make our patient visits comfortable and pleasant is something I enjoy. My free time is spent with family and friends, walking my dog Luna, gardening, fishing and puzzling. I can’t wait to meet you on your next visit!

Cookie – EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant)

Dental Care DowningtownMy name is Cookie, and I joined Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry in January 2021. I have worked with some H&H team members in the past and was so excited to work with them again! Since 1994, I have been a dental assistant/EFDA. I enjoy the relationships and trust I build with each patient. When you come to our practice, I always want your visit to be an enjoyable one. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my four Samoyeds. I show my Samoyeds at professional dog shows on the weekends. I also have a passion for floral arranging.

Alyssa – Dental Assistant

Downingtown Dental AssistantHi! My name is Alyssa and I have worked for Hughes and Hughes since 2020. As a dental assistant, I love being able to help not only our doctors, but also our amazing patients. Outside of the office, I enjoy riding my horse, fishing and hiking. I previously had worked in veterinary medicine, where I found my love for dentistry. I look forward to meeting you at your next visit.

Colleen – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, my name is Colleen. I enjoy spending time with family, doing crafts, reading, traveling, walking, and swimming. Since 1988, I have had the pleasure and privilege to share in the lives of my patients. We have celebrated many of life’s milestones together, sharing joys and tears of sadness. I am most proud of the way we respect our patients and care for their overall health.

Donna – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, I am Donna. I love spending time with family and friends. We enjoy boating at Raystown Lake and cheering on our EAGLES! I joined the team at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry in 1999. My favorite part of my job is our great patients! My co-workers and our beautiful environment are bonuses. I look forward to continuing to help our patients have beautiful smiles.

Sara – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, I am Sara. It is a great pleasure to be a part of such a kind and compassionate dental team here at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry. Since 2013, I have enjoyed meeting long-time patients and welcoming new patients to the practice. My top priority during each visit is to make every patient feel comfortable and provide thorough and gentle care. I graduated from West Virginia University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and have practiced in the Chester County area. I am a busy mom of four children and help my husband out in his restaurant when I can.

Sonya – Registered Dental Hygienist

My name is Sonya and I had the privilege of joining this practice in 2018. I have been working as a hygienist ever since I graduated from the dental hygiene program at Northampton Community College in 2012. Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry allows me to prioritize the two things I find most rewarding about this job: developing personal relationships with my patients and helping my patients to achieve optimal oral health. When I am not working, I am spending time with my husband, Josiah, our families, and my church family at Conestoga Mennonite Church.

Lisa – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa - Dental Hygienist - Downingtown DentistHello, my name is Lisa. I have been a dental hygienist since 2014, graduating from Harcum College. In September 2020, I had the privilege of joining Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry. With a passion for oral health and wellness, I love to learn and research products. Each individual patient I care about as if they are family. I am a busy mom of two children and love hiking with my husband.