Dental Team – Beachwood, OH
Our Team Can’t Wait
to Meet You!
With the help of our kind and educated team members, serving you the best dentistry is possible at Faist & Koops Family Dentistry. They are always happy to answer questions about your treatments, financing, and scheduling, so feel free to let them know if you need help or guidance. Without them, our office wouldn’t be what it is today, so we hope you give their detailed, yet brief bios a look below to learn more.
Jennifer, Practice Manager
Jennifer actually went to cosmetology school at first. Starting out as a receptionist for a hair salon, she eventually transitioned into a similar position at a dental office. That’s when her entire career path changed! Over the past 15 years, she’s been a dental assistant, a treatment coordinator, and eventually a practice manager. Today, she enjoys everything about her job, especially working alongside such wonderful patients and team members. Her ultimate goal is to create a peaceful environment for everyone who walks through the front door.
Jennifer married her amazing husband Mike in 2015, and they have a beautiful blended family that includes two sons named Aidan and Christia.. They have two resident dogs as well named Gibby and Johnny Cash, along with various foster dogs that come through. Outside of work, you can typically find her enjoying her camper in Orwell, OH, fishing, cooking meals on the fire, and watching the sunset. She also regularly donates her hair with Locks of Love!
Dawn, Front Desk
Dawn has been working in the dental field for well over 15 years so far, and she loves being able to help people smile! She has her practical nursing license and studied at the CIDMA (Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants). Her time spent as a nurse in long-term care instilled in her a deep sense of compassion, which she has brought back with her to the oral healthcare world.
An Eastlake native, Dawn is married with two daughters, one son, and two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, hiking, gardening, reading, camping, and (of course) being with her family.
Liz H, Front Desk
Liz has been a part of the dental world for over 20 years so far. Today, she's definitely passionate about helping our patients improve their oral health in lasting ways. She studied at Penta County Vocational School and is trained in dental radiology.
Liz is from Pemberville and has two young children at home. In her spare time, she is a yoga instructor and a Girl Scout leader! She also loves being in the great outdoors, gardening, and anything to do with bees.
Rebecca, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Rebecca is brand-new to our team, but her overall dental career spans nearly 20 years. She hails from the Fremont area and studied at Case Western Reserve University. As one of our assistants, she always looks forward to helping patients achieve beautiful smiles!
At home, Rebecca is married with five children – three boys and two girls. Her favorite hobby outside of work is running. In fact, she completed her very first marathon when she was 30 years old.
Ashlie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Ashlie studied dental hygiene at Lakeland Community College, and she’s been working in oral healthcare for well over 15 years so far. What she enjoys most about her position is helping such wonderful patients improve their dental health!
Ashlie is married to Aaron, and they have a blended family that includes their daughter Addison, their son Austin, and her stepson Justin. Away from work, she really enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending plenty of quality time with her loved ones.
Stephanie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie has been a part of our team for nearly two full decades now, and her overall career in dentistry spans close to 30 years! She loves helping people as a hygienist and forming meaningful relationships with her patients.
Away from the office, Stephanie is married with four children. Her family is a very competitive group that always looks forward to playing games together. They live on 10 acres and raise chickens and ducks. You can often find her walking her dogs Murphy and Bentley, swimming, and baking. Her kids have various gluten, dairy, and egg restrictions, but she always looks forward to experimenting with new recipes.
Janet, Registered Dental Hygienist
Janet has been working in the world of dentistry for almost 40 years so far, with most of that time spent right here at our practice. She studied dental hygiene at Lakeland Community College and has her EFDA, nitrous oxide, and local anesthetic certifications. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is developing relationships with patients over time while giving them the best care possible!
Originally from Painesville, Janet has two lovely girls who have given her four grandchildren. Outside of dentistry, she is a full-time realtor and loves camping and sewing. Eventually, she’s planning on being a full-time RV-er as well.
Nikki, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
After attending the Cleveland Institute of Dental & Medical Assistants, Nikki studied at Case Western Reserve University. Today, her career in dentistry covers over 15 years. She really loves being able to create beautiful smiles, one patient at a time! It’s the most rewarding part of her career by far.
Nikki and her husband Matt have four beautiful girls named Miranda, Joanna, Sophia, and Samantha. As a family, they enjoy playing board games together, going to the park, taking trips, and making lasting memories. As for personal hobbies, she likes to go the gym, wind down with her closest girlfriends, and take spontaneous trips to the lake with Matt. Being able to watch the sunset there together is always a treasured moment.