Our Staff

Hygienists

Breanna Thompson RDH

Breanna is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Taft College in California. Breanna is originally from the central coast of California and has just recently moved to Pennsylvania. She enjoys meeting new people and sharing her education with patients to improve their oral health and overall quality of life.

Breanna is recently engaged, so when she is not working, she is busy wedding planning with her fiancé Mike.  Aside from preparing for the big day she likes to explore the area by visiting the city, spending time outdoors and playing in the snow.

Julia Hart, RDH

Julia graduated from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine as a Registered Dental Hygienist with a license to administer local anesthesia. She participates regularly in continuing education programs. She is a member of the America Dental Hygiene Association and enjoys going to the local schools to promote dental hygiene education.
Julia resides in West View with her husband Brian, her son Jacob and her dog, Lucy. She enjoys reading, cooking, intramural softball, camping and spending time with her family.


Assistants

Sally Hutzler

Sally has been a chairside assistant with Perkins Dental since 1989. She has an Associate Degree in Business from Duff Business School. Her chairside skills are an integral part of the practice. She also manages the dental equipment and supplies for the office. Sally participates in continuing education to keep her skills and knowledge of the dental industry sharp.

She and her husband Dan reside in Pine Twp. Sally enjoys reading history and being outdoors, especially taking long hikes and walks.

Debbie Miles

Debbie graduated from Bradford School as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant and enjoys participating in continuing education courses.

Debbie is from the Shaler Area. She enjoys being outdoors with her nieces and nephews, taking a jog along the North Shore. She is an animal lover, having three cats and a dog.


Office Staff

Jennifer Graham, Scheduling Coordinator

Jennifer assists patients at the front desk by scheduling appointments and processing insurance claims. She is a published author and feline healthcare advocate who provided support to pet owners and staff in the veterinary industry for nearly 20 years.  Jen has a background in English and is excited about using her creativity and writing skills to educate patients through our practice blog and Facebook page.  Jen and her longtime boyfriend Tom live in Wampum.  She enjoys reading, writing, spending time outdoors, and managing her cat Penelope’s Instagram page.

 

Terri Krivan, Business Manager

Terri has been with Perkins Dental Associates as Practice Manager since 2002. She has an Associate Degree in Business Administration, is a Certified Paralegal and a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers. Terri is responsible for the oversight of daily operations of the practice, team coaching and is deliberate in her pursuit to keep the practice on goal with patient care, technology and industry standards. She works closely with the doctors and team to make sure each patient receives individualized care in a comforting environment.

Terri is married and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She like to spend her spare time cooking and gardening.