Meet The Team
Cortney - Office Manager
Cortney has been with Smile Brighter since 2012. She started out in the dental field as a dental assistant 9 years ago, eventually transitioning from the clinical aspect to the front desk. Cortney is continuing her education as a full-time student at Cuyahoga Community College and will hopefully be transferring to Baldwin Wallace to complete her Bachelors in Business Management with an emphasis in Healthcare. She is also the proud owner of a small candy company that makes homemade cookies and candies for sale to individuals and corporations.
Lori - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Lori has been with Smile Brighter since 2018. She has been married for 27 years and has 2 sons that are married & 3 grandsons. Her faith, family and commitment to her country are very important to her. She is a proud veteran of the US Army. When she's not working she enjoys spending time with family and volunteering in the community. She has been a Dental Assistant for 13 years, the first 8 in Dental Specialties. She graduated in 2015 from the Case Western EFDA program.
Halle - Hygienist
I grew up in Willoughby. Currently residing in a house in Wickliffe. I graduated from Lakeland Community College with a Dental Hygiene license and an Associates of Applied Science in 2006. I have since been practicing dental hygiene for 13 years, stating "my passion for dental has only increased". I have been working for Dr. Stern since May 2015. I have constantly continued my education including getting my Local Anesthesia license. In my spare time, I enjoy playing Ice hockey. I enjoy learning about all sharks including watching Shark Week every year. I enjoy spending quality time with my spouse and my family. "
Jordan - Patient Care & Insurance Coordinator
I started at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills in 2016 the same year I graduated from Cleveland Institute of Medical and Dental assisting. I've always had a fascination with the dental field and all that it entails which is why I chose it as my career, its amazing how your teeth can affect your whole body. When not working, I enjoy hanging out at home with my two cats or enjoying the outside off-roading in my Jeep.