Every member of our staff at Progressive Dental, PLLC is committed to providing each patient with a professional and pleasant experience. Our doctors, hygienists, assistants and administrative team do their best to make your visit with us one that’s enjoyable. We strive to provide each person great care and comfort in our modern facilities. At Progressive Dental, we’re proud of our team’s commitment to outstanding patient care and we look forward to seeing you soon.
After graduating from high school, Lisa attended WACC for her CDA and her PA x-ray license. She then went on to receive her NYSDLA from Buffalo University and her CDPMA from DANBY. Lisa has been in the Dental field since 1988 and has worked in both Pennsylvania and New York. She joined Progressive Dental in 1997 and has been Office Manager since 2000, overseeing HR situations, policy issues, and traveling between offices. Lisa is also a certified Laser Technician and has worked with all phases of laser treatment. Currently, she lives in North East Pennsylvania with her husband and two boys. She enjoys spending her spare time with her family and stays active with MMA and motorcycle riding.
Mike started at Progressive Dental in 1999. He is the Business Manager/CFO and takes responsibility for A/P, A/R, Computer Management, Payroll, Taxes, Retirement, Insurances, and other financial duties. Mike graduated from the University of Scranton with a BS in Accounting and moved to the area from Jermyn, PA over 20 years ago. He currently resides in Endwell with his wife and two daughters, and his interests include spending time with family and friends, attending the girls’ sporting events and golfing. He is also the treasurer for ME Hoops Inc.
Liza has been with Progressive Dental since 2001. As a dental hygienist, she takes an active role in providing her patients with a high standard of care in order to maintain their restorative and periodontal health. She also manages personnel and coordinates regular schedules as hygiene supervisor. Liza is a native of Vestal and enjoys reading during her downtime, as well as exercising and swimming at the YMCA with her husband, son and daughter. She and her family also share a passion for travel.
A member of the Progressive Dental team since 1999, Maureen is now the Administrative Office Coordinator for the Endwell office. She oversees daily operations, including patient and personnel scheduling and management, as well as insurance, billing and HIPAA regulations. Maureen is a Binghamton, NY, native and one of six children. She is married and has one son and stepdaughter, three grandsons, a granddaughter and a faithful lovable dog named “Cledus”. In her free time Maureen loves spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren as well as she enjoys playing softball, kayaking, camping, snowmobiling and riding motorcycles.
Shelly is the Administrative Office Assistant in the Kirkwood Office and has been with Progressive Dental since 1999. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the office, including patient and staff management, billing, insurance, and staff supervision. Her interests include spending time with her family, anything outdoors, going to flea markets, scrap booking and reading. Shelly grew up in the Syracuse area and has two grown children and three grandchildren. She is currently working toward earning a CERT certificate.
Crissie is the Administrative Office Coordinator in the Norwich Office and joined the Progressive Dental team in November of 2014. Crissie oversees the day-to-day operations of the office, including patient and staff management, billing, insurance, patient care, and helps maintain consistency between all offices. Crissie was born and raised in Norwich, New York. Following high school Crissie attended Alfred State College where she studied Veterinary Technology. Crissie enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, and trying new things. Crissie currently has one pit bull and plans to rescue more in the future.
Renee began her career working for a free dental clinic before joining Progressive Dental in 2003. As the Dental Assistant Coordinator, her role is to assist the doctors with all dental procedures and to oversee the scheduling of all personnel. She also helps to coordinate internship programs. Renee graduated from Chenango Valley in 2001 and lives in the Endwell area with her daughter. Her interests include going to the movies and spending time with family and friends. She has been a volunteer for Doctors with a Heart for the past 15 years. Also a New York Certified Dental assistant and Board Certified since 2006.
After teaching for 21 years, Dixie joined Progressive Dental in 2002. She was a lab technician for 16 years. This past year she has taken on the role of Treatment Plan Coordinator. Dixie makes personal connections with our patients, explains treatment plans as well as financial options. She also assists with our community out reach projects and assists with our marketing staff. Dixie enjoys running, exercising and traveling. Most important to her is time spent with her family.
Kevin is a Certified Dental Laboratory Technician and Technologist and has been the Lab Supervisor at Progressive Dental since 2003. He specializes in dentures, orthodontic appliances, crown and bridge waxing, casting, metal finish and trouble-shooting. Cad cam (ExoCad) Design Certified. Digital 3D printing technician. Kevin was born and raised in Worlington, England and has an older brother and younger sister.
Rose joined Progressive Dental in September of 2007 and is a Certified Lab Technician. She is currently a laboratory ceramist. She performs casting and metal finishing and applies opaque to metal. Cad Cam (ExoCad) Design certified. Custom shade and glaze technician. Digital 3D printing technician. Rose has an Associate degree in Applied Science and has experience working in plastic surgery, ENT and maxillofacial.
Heather joined Progressive Dental in May of 2002 as an Administrative Assistant. In the lab, Heather manages all set up and plaster work, manufactures bleaching trays and clear retainers, constructs dentures and partial set-ups and performs denture repairs. CAD CAM (EXO CAD) Design certified and Digital 3D printing technician. Heather has an Associate degree in Criminal Justice from Broome Community College.
Tammy has been a member of the Progressive Dental team since April 2002. As the Dental Assistant Training Facilitator her role is to plan and coordinate the training program of all new assistants to the team. Tammy is a 1992 graduate of Newark Valley and currently resides in the Binghamton area with her husband, she has one adult daughter. In her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Anita started with Progressive Dental in 2005 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Her focus is providing high quality care to her patients and educating them on how to maintain proper oral health. She graduated from SUNY Broome in 1990 and is licensed in both NY and PA, and certified in NY for delivery of local anesthesia and Nitrous. She spends her own time on the family farm maintaining a Honeybee apiary and riding her horse.