Renee is our Appointment Secretary. She has been with Dr. Capozzi since 1997 but in the orthodontic field since 1982. She likes the professional and delightful atmosphere in her work place and considers her co-workers family. Renee's educational background includes a radiology certification and is a board Certified AAO Orthodontic Assistant and has a college degree in computer science. Renee enjoys meeting and greeting all our patients and their families and maintaining any computer "glitches" with her amazing knowledge. She has been married to Bob for 30 years. They enjoy flea marketing and antiquing with their 2 adult sons. Aside her family photography and traveling seems to be what Renee enjoys the most.
Karin is our Financial Coordinator. She came on board in 2002. Karin is highly informed with all aspects of insurance and financial arrangements. Her goal is to make it as comfortable as possible for our patients to reach their orthodontic goals with our personalized financing methods. She has a BS degree from Penn State and a background in insurance and patient communication. She always has a smile to give our patients and enjoys their visits. Karin is proud of where she works as she knows the talents and skills of Dr. Capozzi and her co-workers. She is always willing to lend a hand out of her office if necessary. She and Bob have been married for 25 years. They are proud owners of 4 rescue dogs. She loves spending time with her extended family and movie nights. Karin designs jewelry, greeting cards and writes poetry.
Clinical Assistant, Lab Technician
Cathy is one of our highly talented AAO Board Certified Orthodontic Assistants. She has been with Dr. Capozzi since 2001 but in the orthodontic field since 1996. Aside assisting, Cathy is in charge of our lab and not only monitors the retainer cases but also manufactures some in very high quality. Cathy has a radiology certification and technical school diploma. She gets very excited to see a beautiful smile as a result of Dr. Capozzi's and her co-workers. Teamwork is very important to her. Cathy lives in the community with her husband Darryl and their two girls. She keeps busy not only with her job but by running around with the girl's horseback riding, piano, gymnastics, soccer and dance. She also enjoys reading books and movies.
Laura is a proficient AAO Board Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She began her employment with Dr. Capozzi in 2006 but has been active in dentistry since 1981. She was educated in Dental Assisting Technical School and has a radiology certification. Laura is a talent in the lab monitoring and manufacturing appliances as well as maintaining our photos and scrap books for our patients to view. One of Laura's likes and talents is perusing a very challenging chair side procedure and the other is getting to know her patients. Laura interacts with her co-workers on a very friendly basis and is happy to be working for an exceptional orthodontist. Her daughter Jenna is a college student and they both enjoy their puppies and recently purchased a home in North Huntingdon.
Darlene is a very competent AAO Board Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She was employed by Dr. Capozzi in 2007 bringing with her orthodontic experience since 1985. Darlene works independently with our patients in all aspects of orthodontics and carries a radiology certification and many continuing education credits. Working with Karin to help patients with their insurance is also a duty which she does proficiently. She enjoys, and is very thorough, at patient education on all procedures and home care. In addition, she never backs down from volunteering to help out a co-worker. Darlene feels lucky to be working with a skillful orthodontist and staff. She and Sam were married 26 years ago. They have two children, a son in high school and a married daughter living in Japan. Darlene loves sharing time with her family, her pool, the beach and walking her dog Trooper.
Diane is a skilled AAO Board Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She started working for Dr. Capozzi in 2002 however, she started in the dental field in 1977, Diane's main function is to assist the doctor chair side and work independently. Her other charges include maintaining our office equipment to its high performance levels and taking charge of the front desk area when Renee is unavailable. Diane's experiences not only include orthodontics but all fields of dentistry including oral surgery. She has a radiology certification and many continuing education credits. Diane is very dilgent in working side by side with patients to help them achieve the result they expect. She feels Dr. Capozzi and her team has great attitudes and knows what is best for each patient. Diane and Gordy have been married for 33 years and have one daughter, one son and one son in law. She enjoys her 3 dogs, searching the family tree and venturing out to ususual places to visit.
Clinical Assistant, Lab Technician, Treatment Communication Coordinator
Mary is a Board Certified Orthodontic Assistant with various responsibilities and talents. She has been with Dr. Capozzi since 1997 but in the dental field since 1968. Besides hands on with our patients Mary also maintains employee schedules, heads our deband party days and any other office "special activities". She also assists in the lab with appliance fabrication and bookkeeping. Mary has a college degree in science and a radiology certification. She enjoys the diversity of her position and getting to know our patients and their families. She is always impressed with the way the office functions and the many talents of Dr. Capozzi and her co-workers. Mary has been married to Rick for 41 years; they have 2 adult children and 3 grandsons. She is community minded and cherishes time with her large extended family and her Labrador retriever.