Meet the Team
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of highly trained, experienced professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. They provide gentle dentistry and view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Our team includes 10 experienced professionals led by Dr. Anthony M. Zalis. Located just outside of Philadelphia and voted Top Dentist consecutively for 12 years. We each share in the belief that your dental care should be professional, courteous, and comprehensive. Dr. Zalis considers himself very fortunate to work with such a talented group of individuals. Together they form the foundation of our care for you. Our team has been well-trained to assist the doctors with the most effective dental diagnostic and treatments possible.
|Both Kim and Elly are our dental assistants. Kim and Elly are EXPANDED FUNCTION dental assistants (EFDAs), capable of specialized skills which enables them to perform additional functions in assisting the dentists. They assist the doctors in delivering the best dentistry possible in the most expeditious manner. Superior patient care and comfort are their primary goal. |
| ||Carroll and Katie are two of our dental hygienists. They are board certified in dental hygiene and stay current on all procedures and periodontal issues. They strive to stay abreast with the latest advances in technology by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars. |
Carroll graduated from Montgomery County Community College with her Dental Hygiene Degree and received her Bachelors Degree from West Chester University. Recently she was accredited as a Public Health Dental hygienist. A public health dental hygienist is a practicing registered hygienist who may perform hygiene procedures in a public health setting on non-ambulatory patients. while normally dental hygienists must be supervised and work in a dentist's office, public health practitioners are licensed to work unsupervised. She has been a dental hygienist for over 20 years and involved in dentistry for over 30 years.
Katie graduated from Harcum College and did her clinical rotation at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a second generation dental hygienist and has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years Prior to that Katie was a dental assistant for 4 years.
|Gina and Christen round out our hygiene team. They are board certified in dental hygiene and stay current on all procedures and periodontal issues. They strive to stay abreast with the latest advances in technology by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars. |
Gina graduated with her Dental Hygiene Degree from Temple University and has been a dental hygienist for over 32 years.
Christen graduated from Shawnee State University with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been a dental hygienist for over 25 years.
| ||Deanna is our office manager and oversees all aspects of our office. She is the head of our dental team and is committed to providing personalized attention to your dental needs pertaining to treatment or financial arrangements. She serves as the point person between the doctors, staff , and patients. She is dedicated to keeping Main Line Family Dentistry current and professional, while providing a warm and friendly environment. Deanna will also oversee all your insurance needs. She has over 30 years of experience in this area. She will help you unravel the complexities of your insurance coverage and maximize your benefits. She will file your claims and assist in the resolution of all problems related to third party payers.|
| ||Kate is our appointment coordinator. She will most likely be the first contact you will have with our office. She is well versed in all dental procedures we perform, and can help you with all your scheduling needs. As the newest member of our team she is a welcome addition.|