Karen has been in the dental field since 1985. She started as a dental assistant and transitioned into her role as an office manager in 1990. She works with our team at First State Dental to help ensure all of our patients receive the highest level of customer service when it comes to insurance needs and questions, scheduling, and all financial arrangements.
She enjoys spending time with her family, time at the beach.
Kelli has lived in Delaware all her life and has been a dental assistant for over 20 years. She joined First State Dental back in 2013. She loves working with people and making our patients feel comfortable during their procedures.
She loves spending time with family and friends, most importantly her husband, Kevin, and son, Wyatt. She is an avid Phillies and Eagles fan.
Born and raised in Wilmington, Leslie graduated from Delcastle Technical High School in 1995 as a dental assistant. Leslie came to First State Dental in early 2016, bringing more than 25 years of experience.
Leslie enjoys spending time with friends and family at the beach or by the pool in the summer and camping and bonfires in the fall.
Laura graduated from Delcastle in 2017 as a dental assistant. Currently, she attends Delaware Technical Community College, where she is pursuing a career as a Dental Hygienist. Laura is fluent in Spanish and is always willing to help translate.
She likes spending time with family and friends, especially her cousins.
Katelynn is from New Jersey and moved to Delaware in 2011. She has been a dental assistant since 2016 and joined First State Dental in December 2020. Katelynn enjoys spending time with her fiancé’ Tyler and daughter, Victoria.
She likes to go to the beach in the summer and enjoys going to sporting events.
Born and raised in Claymont, DE until the age of 14 then moved to the outer city of Wilmington. Graduated from Howard High School of Technology as a dental assistant in 2002. Graduated from Harcum College with her associates of science degree as an E.F.D.A. in 2005.
She loves spending quality time with her daughter Aaliyah and son Hasani as well as close family and friends. She likes going to the beach, amusement & nature parks, and to the movies in her free time.
Dentist from Dominican Republic. Graduated in 2010 and came to the U.S. to be with family. Paola started working as a dental assistant in 2011. Paola is a mother to a beautiful little girl, Emma Sophia and loving wife to her husband, Juan. She has loved to sing and dance since she was a little girl. Paola is bilingual and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Paola would love to expand her dental career and go back to hygiene school.
Sue has been working in the dental field since 1987 and has been a dental hygienist since 1990. She has been working at First State Dental since June 2007. She prides herself on making her patients feel comfortable and at ease.
She is known for her gentle touch and bubbly personality. She enjoys working in her yard, spending time with family, friends, and her dog.
Stephanie is excited to be a part of the First State Family. She brings with her over 25 years of experience. She enjoys spending time with her family, decorating large-scale events, and roller coasters.
Shelly moved to Delaware in 2020 from Missouri. She started as a dental assistant in 1986 and graduated dental school in 1995. She loves making her patients feel good about their oral health and smile. Shelly loves sailing with her husband and fur baby on their sailboat.
Jennifer was born and raised in Wilmington. She joined First State Dental in March of 2019, after working in the medical field for 18 years.
She loves spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys going to the beach and reading.
Nicole is the face greeting you at the front desk. She has been a receptionist in the medical field for over five years. Nicole loves to smile, laugh, and interact with patients and staff.
She loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys the beach and camping.
Leah has been with First State Dental since May '22, and prior to that she worked in the human services field. She graduated from Hodgson Vo-Tech in 2004 for Business Technology and Dawn Training Center in 2007 for Medical Billing and Coding. Leah is a mom of 3 who has a passion for fashion, music, skincare, making people laugh, & spreading awareness on behavioral health.