Meet Our Dental Care Team Philadelphia Dentist Office

Cheryl Best, Office Manager

Philadelphia Dentist Office Manager

“I am extremely proud of the work we do here. I know Dr. Doray and the entire staff provide the best care possible and sometimes I want to shout it from the rooftops and tell everyone what a unique experience our practice offers.”

Cheryl’s enthusiasm for the quality of work we do is apparent to anyone who speaks with her. She has been with the practice since 2003. She has over 15 years of experience in the dental field plus another 5 years in health insurance industry. She prides herself on providing top notch service to every patient she speaks with.

Cheryl has a background in fine arts. In her off hours she is often painting, reading or spending time with her daughters and her husband.

Donna Donnelly, Dental Assistant

Philadelphia Dental Assistant

“I love seeing the look of amazement on a patient’s face when they see the end result of their treatment. It makes me proud knowing I was part of their transformation.”

Donna’s focus and strong work ethic has been a great asset to our practice for since 2001. Donna brings over 25 years of experience in the dental field. She is the consummate dental assistant. Most patients will never know the amount of work and attention to detail that go in to doing her job.

Her organization and thoroughness make it all look effortless. We are truly lucky to have her. Donna and her husband have raised 4 beautiful children and are now the proud grandparents of 6 grandchildren.

Alison Kless, Hygienist

Philadelphia Dental Hygienist

“I love the fact that Dr. Doray’s ‘Mile High’ standards have made me become a better practitioner. I’ve gotten to know our patients over the last few years and I believe that they truly appreciate the care they receive at our practice and are active participants in their oral health.”

Over the last 25 years Alison has gained experience in all aspects of the dental field, working as both a dental receptionist and as an EFDA certified dental assistant before becoming a hygienist. She joined the practice in 2003. Being a part of a small practice really gives Alison the opportunity to get to know each of our patients and give them individualized treatment.

Alison has access to cutting edge technology and can spend time with her patients. Alison helps educate our patients about how their dental health is related to their overall health. Alison volunteers for Philly Cares, Animal Adoption Center and the American Red Cross Blood Bank. She also loves travel, being outdoors and reading murder mysteries.

Theresa Lovallo, Hygienist

“I love interacting with our patients.” Theresa says, “I like to see a patient’s smile become more beautiful and I’m proud to know that the care and education I provide are a part of that. I admire Dr. Doray’s exquisite dentistry. Her office is state of the art and provides a safe, comfortable environment for her patients. She has a great team approach and the staff is friendly and fun.”

Theresa started with us in 2012 to supplement our hygiene department. She has been a hygienist for over 20 years, working for a private periodontal practice since 2006. Theresa is married and lives in South Jersey with her husband and 7 year old daughter who keeps her busy running to soccer and basketball practice.

She is interested in health & fitness and enjoys spending time with family & friends on her days off.

Andrea Layos, Dental Assistant

Andrea (pronounced Ahn-drey-ah) joined our practice in 2014 with over two decades of dental experience including a stint working with the clinical group leaders at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dentistry. Andrea has been a great addition to our team.

She excels at putting patients at ease especially those with a history of dental anxiety.  She believes making the patients comfortable is the most important part of her job.

Andrea says, “My favorite part of the job is seeing patients happy at the end of their treatment.”

Born and raised in the Philippines, Andrea has been married for 28 years, has three children and speaks both English and Tagalog.

Ryan Luquet, Front Desk Coordinator

Ryan Luquet, Front Desk Coordinator

“I love how everyone here works together and is so proud of the excellent service we provide to our patients. I believe listening and communication are the keys to providing excellent customer service.”

Ryan has been a great addition to our team. He is new to the dental field but not new to customer service. He worked at Wegman’s Food Markets for four years while getting his BS in Psychology. He also volunteers with a hospice care center, an acupuncture clinic and Action Wellness which specializes in helping individuals with chronic illness.

In his free time Ryan enjoys being out in nature, meditating, cooking delicious vegan meals and spoiling his cats.