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Meet The Team

Meet The Team


 

Office Manager

Gina Brown, Office Manager & Treatment Coordinator

Growing up in Lewis County, Gina graduated from South Lewis Central School.  She then attended Mohawk Valley Community College earning an Associates Degree in Banking and Insurance. She then went on to receive her Certificate in Dental Assisting from Monroe Community College. 

Gina has been with Advanced Dental Care since 1993.  Starting as a dental assistant, then becoming an administrative assistant, working her way to Office Manager.  Gina is committed to helping patients achieve overall health.  She works closely with Dr. Pominville coordinating extensive treatment plans, helping patients achieve a healthy smile.  Gina manages all business matters that include; accounts receivable, insurance processing and patient financing. 

Gina resides in Port Leyden, NY with her husband, David.  They have two daughters.  Ashley Schaefer, a 3rd Grade Teacher at Glenfield Elementary who lives in Lyons Falls with her husband Terry and their son Jacob.  They will soon be doubly blessed with twins, due in November!  Danielle, a traveling Respiratory Therapist who is currently working in Salem, MA.

            

Office Administrator


Amanda Snyder, Appointment Coordinator

Amanda has lived in Lowville, New York her entire life.  She graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School (LACS) with her Regents Diploma in 2003.  She worked at Agency Specialist Insurance as an insurance professional from 2003 to 2008.

Amanda has been with us since July 2008, coming to us with a strong background of office work from the insurance business.  Amanda will be one of the first team members to greet you at the front desk and one of the first you talk to when you call.  She is in charge of marketing, website maintenance, lab cases, correspondences in/out and inventory control here at Advanced Dental Care.  Some other responsibilities Amanda has are handling appointment coordination and confirmation, as well as check-in/out.  She presents treatment to patients and schedules them accordingly.  Amanda processes payments and submits insurance claims.  She also assists the hygienists when needed.

Amanda lives in Lowville with her fiancé Andrew Eaves, her two daughters; Riley who attends LACS High School and Addyson, who attends LACS Elementary School, their son Zane; born on March 2, 2017 attends Hand in Hand and their Doberman, Maverick!  In her spare time, she enjoys watching football, traveling, spending time outdoors, ice skating in the winter and spending time with her family!  She is currently planning a December wedding!

 

Hygiene

Carrie Kraeger, RDH

Carrie grew up in Castorland, NY and graduated from Beaver River Central School in 1988.  She attended Jefferson-Lewis BOCES where she graduated at the top of her class as a Cosmetologist.  From 1988 to 2000 she worked as a Cosmetologist.  In 2000 Carrie made a career change and worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Brady in Watertown, NY until 2002.  Carrie then decided to further her dental education and attended Ononadaga Community College where she became a Registered Dental Hygienist; there Carrie graduated as valedictorian in 2004.  Carrie also obtained her license to administer local anesthesia from Ononadaga Community College in 2004.

Carrie started working at Advanced Dental Care as a Registered Dental Hygienist in July 2004.  She enjoys participating in the soft tissue management program.  Carrie is a very focused and dedicated employee.  Her connection with her patients makes them anxious to return and seek her excellent care. 

Carrie resides in Constableville, NY with her husband Tony and their daughter, Chloe and their son, Chase who both attend Glenfield Elementary.

 

Tara Rauscher-Widrick, RDH

Tara grew up in West Leyden, NY and graduated from Adirondack Central School in 2002.  She immediately enrolled at Ononadaga Community College where she pursued a degree in hygiene.  She became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2004. Tara also obtained her license to administer local anesthesia from Hudson Valley Community College in 2005.

Tara started out working for Dr. Sears and Caruso in Boonville, NY full time and then came to us in August 2005.  Tara is extremely caring and gentle with her patients.  She plays a vital role in the soft tissue management program Dr. Pominville implements here at Advanced Dental Care.  Tara enjoys keeping up with continuing education courses to maintain the complete overall health of her patients. 

Tara lives in Port Leyden, NY with her husband, Brandon and their two sons, 8-year-old Nolan and 6-year old Brycen, both attend Port Leyden Elementary School, and their 3-year-old twin daughters, Adalyn and Braelyn.  Tara and her family enjoy camping and working on their hobby farm.  

 

Tammy Seeloff-Oeschger, CDA, RDH

Growing up in Lyons Falls, NY, Tammy graduated from South Lewis Central School.  Starting out at Cazenovia College earning a Degree in Interior/Architectural Design, Tammy then pursued a different path to her new chosen profession, attending Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, NC; Tammy became a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).  After attaining her CDA, she decided to expand her dental education and went to Dental Hygiene School at Hudson Valley Community College where she became a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH).  Tammy also obtained her license to administer local anesthesia from Hudson Valley Community College.

Tammy came to us as a Dental Assistant. After leaving us for a short period, she returned as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  Tammy has an extraordinary demeanor with her patients and contributes to the soft tissue management program here at Advanced Dental Care.

Tammy lives in Lyons Falls, NY with her husband John and is the proud mom of Morgan, Hannah and Michael. Tammy is also the proud grandmother of 6-year-old Lili!

 

Assistants


Stacy Riley, RDA

Growing up in Willamson, NY, Stacy graduated from Williamson Senior High.  Stacy then attended college and received her A.O.S degree.  After college she moved to Lowville, NY.  Stacy in the medical field for several years and then decided to change careers and work in the dental field.  

Stacy attended Monroe Community College where she graduated with honors.  After graduation she passed the Dental Assisting National Boards and received her Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) and Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) credentials.

Stacy is a very dedicated employee, she is always eager to help whenever or wherever she is needed in the office.  As Dr. Pominville's assistant, Stacy assists with all aspects of patient care and presenting treatment.  Stacy especially enjoys doing lab work, oral surgery and working with the CEREC designing same day crowns and surgical guides for implant placement.  

Stacy's family includes her husband Chris, a PE Teacher at Lowville Academy and Central School (LACS).  Their son Bryan is in his 6th year of the United States Air Force and their daughter Haley, is currently attending SUNY Canton and will receive her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 2017.  Over the past few years Stacy has developed a passion for cycling and has competed in four sprint triathlons over the summer of 2017.

   



Stacey Lawton
, CDA

Stacey grew up in Carthage, NY and graduated from Carthage Central School in 1993.  She attended Jefferson BOCES where she became a New York State Licensed Cosmetologist.  Stacey worked for Gino Morena Enterprise as a barber on Fort Drum from 1996 to 2009.​

Stacey joined our team here at Advanced Dental Care in April 2009 after she made a career change to be closer to her family and home! She graduated Monroe Community College with honors receiving a Certificate in Dental Assisting (CDA) in 2013 and passed her Dental Assisting National Boards (DANB) becoming a certified assistant in 2014.  She has been trained with our CEREC machine developing single visit crowns, implant surgical guides and implant crowns. Stacey enjoys assisting Dr. Pominville in all procedures, especially CEREC cases.  The highlight of her day is seeing the look on her patients face.  Her energy and contagious bright smile light up the office that makes for a great working environment.  

Stacey lives in Lowville, NY with her husband, Fred, his son Travis, who is a graduate from Carthage Central School and in the United States Air Force and their son 12-year-old Trevor, who attends Lowville Academy and Central School in the 7th grade! Stacey loves the outdoors and in her spare time she enjoys snowmobiling with her family.