Meet The Team
The team at Always About Smiles is dedicated to serving the people of Bethlehem, PA. We aim to offer high-level, comfortable dental service for patients of all ages. Learn more about each member of our team below!
If you have any questions or concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please feel free to call our office at (484) 403-0099. You can also send us a message using our online form. We will be happy to help in any way we can!
Mary Lou joined the Always About Smiles team in 1994. She has more than 23 years of experience in the dental field and is known for her efficiency and approachability in the workplace. She is also well-liked by our wonderful patients, who find her easy to talk to and a great resource for any questions or concerns they have. Mary Lou is responsible for administrative and managerial tasks such as recruitment and training, treatment plan coordination, facilitating monthly staff meetings, overseeing fiscal responsibilities, scheduling patient appointments, and otherwise attending to the needs of our staff and patients.
To best serve her fellow team members and our patients, Mary Lou attended managerial conferences and continuing education training to stay updated on dental practices for the office. She is responsible for updating all policies and procedures and keeping the office current with new systems and technology. Mary Lou has made a point over the last two decades to get to know each and every one of our patients by name — she is very skilled at addressing your individual concerns as the need arises.
Mary Lou and her husband were married in 1989 in Foggia, Italy. They enjoy traveling to Italy at every opportunity to visit family and friends.
Registered Dental Hygienist
CaroLee has more than 20 years of experience in the dental field. She joined the Always About Smiles team in 1997 and has enjoyed treating our wonderful patients ever since. CaroLee received her Registered Dental Hygiene degree from Northampton Community College. She provides periodontal therapy services our patients need to achieve and maintain a healthy smile. These services may include intraoral and external oral cancer screening, periodontal exams, periodontal maintenance, surgical procedures for patients with advanced periodontal disease, and knowledgeable advice on oral hygiene products.
CaroLee thoroughly reviews patients’ charts before she begins any treatment so she is able to provide individualized care. She enjoys working with special needs patients, as well as infants and geriatric patients to improve their oral health.
She enjoys providing patients with a comfortable, gentle dental experience in a warm and inviting atmosphere. She is a perfectionist and accepts nothing less than her best — this means that her patients receive the top-notch care they deserve. CaroLee is gentle and always has a positive attitude. Because of her previous experience working in a pediatric dental office, she loves working with kids!
Certified Dental Assistant
Alison is a lifelong resident of the Lehigh Valley and has resided in Nazareth for the past 15 years. After completing Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting in 2015, she worked for two years in the world of corporate chain-store dentistry where she missed being able to get to know her patients and being able to change people’s lives through comprehensive and individualized dental care. She is eager to help make her patients’ entire experience a very positive one, and her goal is to deliver nothing short of the best care for her patients. When not working, Alison enjoys spending time with her two children, Lauren and Ayden along with her yellow lab, Maddie.
Heather has been working in the dental field for five years and loves her career. She is responsible for a variety of tasks including scheduling patient appointments, taking incoming calls, greeting patients, helping patients before and after the appointment with any concerns they may have, filing insurance claims, preparing individualized treatment plans, creating monthly practice reports and other administrative duties. Heather’s upbeat personality and positive demeanor help her to better assist patients in every aspect of their dental visit. She loves every opportunity she has to interact with all of our patients and their families, as well as seeing patients go through a life-changing smile transformation. Heather currently lives in Bath. She is a sports fan and a movie buff. She has two sons, Cody and Malaki. In her free time, Heather enjoys outdoor activities and meeting new people.
Elisabeth started working in the dental field in high school, cleaning operatories in the evening as a part time job. She now has had a career as a dental assistant since 2005 giving her extensive experience in all aspects of dentistry. Elisabeth’s favorite areas of dentistry include orthodontics and oral surgery, dental implants, sinus lifts and perio; but she is equally at home in making you feel comfortable with root canals or even cosmetic procedures. Elisabeth’s goal and main concern is to make your experience here a great one. You will find her listening to any concerns or needs you may have, informing and being understanding, and being able to put you at ease during your visit.
The sound of children coming through the door brightens’ Elisabeth’s day. Her fun and quirky personality makes her great with kids. A big high five is what the kids will receive from her after their visit with the doctor. She loves to see them smile and have a great time at the dentist. Elisabeth really enjoys being a dental assistant and she looks forward to meeting you!