Meet Our Team

 Our Mission to Our Team

At the Center for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Care, we maintain our high standards by providing and supporting  continuing education for all team members.  Our practice is based on mutual trust and respect for our patients and  our  team members.  We believe in, and encourage, team involvement.  We believe in creating leaders in our organization.  We maintain an efficient practice that inspires personal fulfillment and satisfaction through team  involvement.  We pride ourselves on superior customer service and quality treatment with an office culture of  excellence!

Randa

Chief Financial Officer


 Randa graduated from Purdue University with a dual degree in Business Management and Industrial Management. As Dr. Farah was starting his dental practice, Randa spent 13 wonderful years focusing on raising their three children. In 2001, Randa decided to join the Farah Team by undertaking the management aspect of the practice. She oversees the finances and marketing aspects of the business, as well as creating a positive office environment. In addition, Randa is the coordinator of the Comprehensive Dental Excellence Forum, The Renaissance Dental Hygiene Study Group (two local dental study clubs affiliated with the Seattle Study Club), as well as the two CFF Spear Study Clubs "OH" and "IO". She is a devoted wife and mother. She loves socializing with family and friends, staying active through working out, cooking, and ballroom dancing.


Melissa

Office Manager


Melissa graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Leisure Studies.  She has a hospitality management background which has enabled her to develop exceptional organizational and customer service skills.  Melissa has been part of the team since 2009.  She oversees the operations of the office to ensure that our standard operating procedures and systems are running consistently. Her computer talents as well as her organizational skills make our everyday administrative duties and operations run faster and more smoothly.  She lives in North Canton with her husband Jeff, and two children Damian & Raegan.  The family pets include two rescue dogs; Cali & Boo, a Panda Hamster named Hammy and a rescue Bearded Dragon named Thunder.  Melissa loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, playing soccer, and reading. She recently became the troop leader for her daughter's Girl Scout troop.



Muriel

Treatment Coordinator & Certified Dental Assistant

 

Muriel has been in the dental profession since 2013, and has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2015. Dr. Farah was pleased to promote her to a Treatment Coordinator when the position opened up.  She works directly with Dr. Farah to create the best treatment plan for each patient and has hands on experience in understanding patients needs for the best care.  Treatment plans are also communicated with Nicole, and our patients' referring doctor.  Muriel takes pride in getting to know her patients. She will work to make sure that your dental health is at its best and that you will be satisfied with the results all while minimizing the cost of your treatment. Making sure you feel warm, welcome and well cared for is her number ONE priority.  She strives to build relationships with each one, and finds their trust very important and rewarding. One of many things she enjoys about dentistry is to see how changing a patient’s smile can transform their lives.  When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her new puppy Millie Mae, and her two kitties, Jax and Roma. 


Amanda

Treatment Coordinator

 

Amanda has 20 years of medical experience with certificates in Blood Bank Technology, Phlebotomy, Emergency Medical  Technology ,and Medical Assisting.  She loves to cook and bake, and is an avid animal lover with a heart for rescues including her two dogs, three cats, and a cockatiel. Residing in Minerva with her husband Chris, they enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, and exploring the outdoors with their dogs accompanying them.


Maria

Insurance Coordinator

Maria has over 30 years in customer service. And additionally, has 6 years in the medical field as a medical assistant and phlebotomist. When Maria is not working with all of us at the Farah’s office, she enjoys gardening, bicycling, entertaining, cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family. She is also involved in several groups including a book club, card club and is active with an area garden club.


Dee

Dental Hygienist

 

Dee is a 1987 graduate of Camden County Community College in southern New Jersey.  She has nearly 26 years of experience as a dental hygienist and a passion for periodontal therapy and getting to know her patients.  She enjoys leading edge dentistry and staying abreast of new research and treatment modalities.  Dee now resides in Green with her husband Vince,  and two children, Jacob and Katelyn.  She enjoys volunteering in the Green elementary schools, supporting the PTA, and spending time with her family, especially when they go to Disney. One of the things Dee and her family love the most about Northeast Ohio is the Metro parks, where they spend lots of time on the hiking trails.  She and her husband are avid Philadelphia Phillies fans, but also enjoy attending Akron Aeros games as a family. Their pets include a Chihuahua named Chico and a cat name Fern.

 



Caitlin

Certified Dental Assistant

Caitlin is from Dover and graduated from Buckeye Career Center as a Certified Ohio Dental Assistant in 2018.  She has just begun her career in periodontal care, but she has developed a sincere passion for it.  She cares deeply about patients during treatment, and she is excited to be a part of our team!  

Outside of the office, Caitlin enjoys spending time with her husband; the two of them are newlyweds as of July 4th, 2018.  She loves all things Disney and the couple look forward to planning a trip in the near future.  They spend a lot of time with their pets.  The have a Siberian Husky, Luna, and a cat, Kiki, who both enjoy family walks and bike rides!


Andrea

Certified Dental Assistant

Andrea is from Fort Myers Florida. She has lived in Ohio for the last 15 years and resides in Green with her husband, 18 month old Daughter, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and her parrot. Her favorite color is purple. Andrea has been in the dental field for 6 years, not including 2 years of college to obtain her Associates degree at Fortis College. It was there she became Certified Dental Assistant through the DANB foundation. She loves her new position at Dr. Farah’s office as a Certified Dental Assistant working closely with patients. When Andrea is not at work, she enjoys spending as much time with her husband and daughter as possible. They go for walks in Ohio’s many national parks, take trips back home to Florida to see family and walk on the beach, shopping, reading, and eating great food.


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