Meet Our Team

Dr. Jeffrey R. Wert

D.M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Wert is a lifelong resident of Monroe County, PA. He has been in practice for 34 years. His favorite thing about working in the industry is the patients and helping them with their dental health.

Dr. Wert is married to his wife Gail and has four children: Jeff, Bethany, Carolyn, and Eric. In his free time, he is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Stroudsburg High School graduate, 1978
  • Lycoming College graduate, 1982
  • Temple University School of Dental Medicine graduate, 1987
  • American Dental Association
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • Monroe County Dental Society

Matthew Stella

D.M.D.

Dr. Matthew Stella joined our practice in December of 2020. When he graduated he was ranked in the top 5 in his class of 140 in dental school. His favorite part of being in the industry is improving patients lives and developing relationships.

In his free time, he enjoys exercising, gaming, and piano playing.

  • New York University, BA in Music
  • Temple University, dental school
  • Jacobi Medical Center NYC, hospital residency
  • Intero Implants, continuing education
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • Lehigh Valley Dental Association

Gail Wert

Practice Leader

Gail graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She has been at the practice since 2001. Her favorite thing about working in our office is that “we have a great team which makes a day of work much better.” In her free time, she enjoys gardening, water skiing, attending their sons sporting events, and spending time with her family and two Labrador retrievers Dexter and Ruger.

Megan Temples

Front Office

Megan graduated from Northampton Community College in 2016 with an associates degree in general studies. She joined the practice in 2018. Her favorite part of working in the industry is getting to know the patients and helping them achieve the smile they want. In her free time, she enjoys reading, relaxing with her cat Olive, and spending time with family and friends.

Sharoon Paige

Front Office

Sharoon graduated from the University of Phoenix with an associates in general studies. She joined the practice in October of 2017. Her favorite part of working in the industry is helping everyone feel at home. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and attending jiu-jitsu classes.

Lauren Riccio

Front Office & Dental Assistant

Lauren joined our practice in March of 2021. Her favorite thing about working in the industry is working with the patients and helping them accomplish their smile goals. In her free time she enjoys being outside, spending time with her fur baby Shania, going hiking, and biking. Fun fact about Lauren is she still has two baby teeth!!

Kelly Nansteel

Front Office & Marketing

Kelly is currently taking classes to finish her associates in general studies. Kelly joined our practice in February 2021. Her favorite part of working in the industry is getting to know and help the patients. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, cooking, baking, crafting, and spending time with her fur baby Lily.

Heather Diano

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather is a 2003 graduate of Luzerne County Community College. She joined our practice in 2004. She resides in Mountain Top, PA with her husband Jeff and daughter Emma. Her favorite part of working in our office is her coworkers. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Patty Insalaco

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patty is a 2003 graduate of Luzerne County Community College. She joined our practice in 2013. Her favorite part of working at our office is her coworkers. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and working out. She is also an ACE certified personal trainer.

Samantha Solack

Registered Dental Hygienist

Samantha is a 2011 graduate of Luzerne County Community College and a graduate from Penn College of Tech with a bachelor’s in dental hygiene. She joined our practice in 2018. Samantha’s favorite part of working in the industry is meeting and helping patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Auria Brophy

Dental Assistant

Auria is a 2015 graduate of the Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting. She has been at our practice since July of 2016. Auria is bilingual, she speaks Spanish. Her favorite thing about working in the industry is making people smile and the office as a whole, “we are a family here.” In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Auria is also a proud Marine mom. Oorah!

Arielle Hansen

Dental Assistant/Sterilization

Arielle is a 2016 graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. She has been at the practice since September 2020. Her favorite thing about working in the industry is helping people achieve their best smile. Arielle comes from a big family and loves spending time with them as well as her boyfriend Jase and their dogs Dixie and Odin.

Madison Andrews

Dental Assistant

Madison is a graduate of the Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting. She joined the practice in June of 2020. Her favorite thing about working in the industry is helping people feel better about their smiles. In her free time she likes to go fishing, four wheeling, and taking her dog Teak on walks.

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