Tina – Practice Manager
Tina has been part of the John J. Andre, DDS & Associates team since 2001. Her primary job is Office Manager/Financial Coordinator. However, she is also thoroughly cross-trained to work as a dental assistant. She currently holds certificates in HIPAA, CPR OSHA, and radiation safety. She holds a Carecredit certification and is a Dentrix Mastery Tracks Specialist, one of only a few hundred in the country. A positive patient experience is her highest priority and we as a team strive to make that happen with each patient interaction. Her hope is that every patient leaves our office feeling comfortable, cared for and confident in choosing us for their dental care. Tina is currently furthering her education to become a licensed hygienist. The thing she values most is spending time with her husband and their children.
Carleigh – Office Assistant
Carleigh joined our team in 2022 as an office assistant. She is currently training to be a multifunctional team member. Her future plans are to go to hygiene school and practice as a licensed dental hygienist in Virginia. In her free time, Carleigh enjoys having family time, shopping with friends and traveling with her boyfriend, Logan. She also is a great mom to their fur baby, Hank, a bloodhound.
Leo – Dental Hygienist
Our dental hygienist, Leo Ismael, grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he initially started his dental career path. It was his senior year of high school that he realized the dental field was his calling after taking a dental assistant course at CATEC. He then took two years of prerequisites at PVCC before transferring to the VCU School of Dentistry. Leo graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. He has worked for John J. Andre, DDS & Associates for over two years. You will run into him at both our Glen Allen and Louisa locations. Leo likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys traveling when he’s not at work. He is always up for suggestions for his next trip. Do you have any?
April – Dental Assistant
In Memoriam of our assistant April: April began assisting in 1980 and loved the profession ever since. She worked with John J. Andre, DDS & Associates since 1996. Her vast knowledge of general dentistry as well as prosthodontics allowed her to give our patients the highest level of service. April loved the high standards we set for ourselves at our practice and enjoyed seeing how happy our patients became with their new smiles. Outside of work she loved to bake and often treated the team with her creations.
Tina M. – Dental Assistant
Tina M. has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of dentistry. She began her career in dentistry in 1999 with Dr. Andre. After venturing out, she returned to our practice in the summer of 2020. She has a bubbly personality and is always joking, smiling and laughing. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing patients gain back their confidence through smile transformations. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her three children, her grandson, three dogs and friends. Even with her busy life Tina is currently enrolled in higher education and is pursuing a degree in dental hygiene.
Isabella – Dental Hygiene Assistant
Isabella joined our team in 2022 as a part-time dental hygiene assistant. She currently works in orthodontics full time. You will be able to meet Isabella on Fridays when she comes to assist our hygienist, Leo. In her off time, Isabella loves to spend time with her siblings and to travel. Making memories with them is very important to her.