Meet Our Dental Care Team Philadelphia Dentist Office

Cheryl Best, Office Manager

Philadelphia Dentist Office Manager

Cheryl has been with the practice since 2003. She prides herself on providing top notch service to each patient she interacts with. “I love what we do here. I want to shout from the rooftops and tell everyone what a unique experience our practice offers.”

Cheryl is a proud mom & grandmom and enjoys any chance she gets to hang out with them.  She also is a proud geek and enjoys all things geeky including playing in a weekly Dungeons & Dragons campaign, making cosplay outfits and crafting Halloween props.

Donna Donnelly, Dental Assistant

Philadelphia Dental Assistant

“I love seeing the look of amazement on a patient’s face when they see the end result of their treatment. It makes me proud knowing I was part of their transformation.”

Donna’s focus and strong work ethic has been a great asset to our practice for since 2001. Donna brings over 25 years of experience in the dental field. She is the consummate dental assistant. Most patients will never know the amount of work and attention to detail that go in to doing her job.

Her organization and thoroughness make it all look effortless. We are truly lucky to have her. Donna and her husband have raised 4 beautiful children and are now the proud grandparents of 6 grandchildren.

Andrea Layos, Dental Assistant

Andrea (pronounced Ahn-drey-ah) joined our practice in 2014 with over two decades of dental experience including a stint working with the clinical group leaders at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dentistry. Andrea has been a great addition to our team.

She excels at putting patients at ease especially those with a history of dental anxiety.  She believes making the patients comfortable is the most important part of her job.

Andrea says, “My favorite part of the job is seeing patients happy at the end of their treatment.”

Born and raised in the Philippines, Andrea has been married for 28 years, has three children and speaks both English and Tagalog.

Shannon, Dental Assistant

Shannon is a welcome addition to our team.  With 6 years of assisting experience, she strives to provide a positive and comfortable experience for each of our patients.  Her favorite part of the job is getting to learn from Dr. Doray both professionally and personally.

In her off time, Shannon enjoys music festivals, visiting museums and hanging out with friends.

Tatiana, Hygienist

In her four years as a hygienist Tatiana has had the opportunity to to work with a wide variety of patients of all ages and levels of health.  Her background gives her a strong foundation in prevention and treatment of periodontal disease.

Tatiana is very passionate about patient education and creating an overall comfortable experience for each patient, which is just one of the reasons why we are so excited about her joining our team.

When she isn’t saving the world one tooth at a time, Tatiana enjoys water color painting, roller skating and being outdoors with her dog.

Theresa Lovallo, Hygienist

“I love interacting with our patients.” Theresa says, “I like to see a patient’s smile become more beautiful and I’m proud to know that the care and education I provide are a part of that. I admire Dr. Doray’s exquisite dentistry. Her office is state of the art and provides a safe, comfortable environment for her patients. She has a great team approach and the staff is friendly and fun.”

Theresa started with us in 2012 to supplement our hygiene department. She has been a hygienist for over 20 years, working for a private periodontal practice since 2006. Theresa is married and lives in South Jersey with her husband and 7 year old daughter who keeps her busy running to soccer and basketball practice.

She is interested in health & fitness and enjoys spending time with family & friends on her days off.

Donna, Front Desk Coordinator

Donna has been in the customer service industry for over 20 years and it shows!  The kindness and consideration she shows our patients is why she is so successful here in her role with us.

Donna loves to spend time with her family, friends and her furbaby Shadow.  Her favorite saying is from her favorite “Friends”, “I’ll be there for you!”