We at Preferred Family Dental are committed to bringing the medical model of disease risk and management to our patients. We strive to improve their overall wellness and quality of life. We recognize the fact the oral cavity and teeth cannot and should not be separated from the health and wellness of the entire body.
Kristin Black – Office Manager / Registered Dental Hygienist / Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist
A graduate of Sinclair Community College, Kristin began her career in dentistry in 1991 as a dental hygienist. Kristin is certified to provide anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and silver diamine fluoride. She is a trained surgical assistant, orthodontic assistant, and attended EFDA school. Recently she completed her training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. Kristin is a familiar face to most patients because she has been at the office for over 17 years. She is passionate about educating people with the connection between the mouth and the whole body. It is rewarding for her to see improvements in all clinical care for her patients, to brighten a patient’s day, and leave them with a beautiful smile.
Gail Davis – Certified Dental Assistant
Gail Davis is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry Auxiliary and has been a dental assistant since 1982. She is certified through the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc and licensed through the Ohio State Dental Board for Dental Assistants Radiographers. She is certified to coronal polish and monitor nitrous oxide. Gail is also included in the first group of oral health professionals to earn certification in Dental Infection Prevention and Control (CDIPC). Gail is responsible for running the practice’s sterilization center. She enjoys creating a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for her patients and co-workers. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with a great team committed to advancing their skills along with providing excellent patient care.
Erin Koon, Certified Dental Assistant
Erin has been in dentistry for nearly 10 years, with experience in all aspects of dentistry from pediatrics to oral surgery. Graduate from MVCTC in 2009. Erin enjoys helping Dr. Hoss with all of his patients and assisting them with their smile and dental needs. Erin is a Certified Dental Assistant, she can place sealants, coronal polish, and monitor nitrous oxide. Outside of dentistry Erin and her husband just welcomed their first child and enjoys camping, boating and fishing.
Jill Black – Financial / Insurance Coordinator
Jill has worked in dentistry for over 40 years and for the past 9 years she serves as Preferred Family Dental’s Financial/Insurance Coordinator. She has experience in all aspects of the dental field, from assisting to specializing in insurance/billing. Jill’s goal is to help patients maximize the benefits provided by their insurance companies while achieving their general and cosmetic dentistry goals. Outside of dentistry, she loves to travel and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
After working at a salon and babysitting for four years, Aly decided it was time for a change. Transitioning into dentistry has been amazing! Aly is an extrovert and naturally compassionate, which is an asset for working at the front desk. When she answers the phone you will know that she genuinely cares about helping people. During her free time, she is a huge fan of her brother, the hockey player and spends a bunch of her time cheering for him at his games. She also enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend Dustin, and also binge watching Netflix.
Brandy “B” has been in the Dental field for 12 years. She Graduated from Miami Jacob’s Career College with an associates of Applied sciences in 2010. After evolving through her many roles in dentistry, she went back to school to become an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary in 2021. Her favorite part of her job is building patient relationships and delivering Beautiful Smiles. In her free times she loves spending time with her husband, watching football, and creating crafts.
Autumn started her dental career in 2017, graduating from DATS. She finds satisfaction in making patients feel comfortable and achieving their ideal smile.
Outside of work she loves spending time with her family and her dog Thunder.
After 15 years working in the medical field in an office and as an EMS provider, Kiley decided it was time for a change of scenery. She transitioned into dentistry. Kiley is very conscientious and creative. She likes helping people find a financing option to achieve the smile they want to have! You will hear her friendly voice on the phone or in the office and know that she genuinely cares about people. In her spare time you can find her at the ice rink, on the football/basketball sidelines coaching/cheering on her school or serving her community in many other capacities.
Bobbi has been a dental hygienist for five years after graduating from Rhodes State College in 2017. Her favorite part of working in the dental field is continuously learning so that patients receive excellent care, as well as building relationships with patients. She will be graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in business and marketing in August of 2022. She is engaged with two (almost) stepsons and two goldendoodles. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, and walking her dogs.
Erica has been in the dental field for 8 years starting as a dental assistant then graduating from Rhodes State College in 2018 as a dental hygienist. She loves educating her patients about their oral and overall health. She is married with one daughter and two dogs. She loves being outdoors in the summertime and spending time with family.
Nina attended Sinclair Community college EFDA program where upon graduating she returned as a clinical instructor for several years. She has been fortunate to train under some of Dayton’s elite dentists before landing with us here at PFD. Nina is excited to use her years of experience to work with our Doctors to provide the most comprehensive treatment to her patients.
When not working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Nina loves going to beach and trying out new restaurants.
If you would like more information on our dental team and the procedures we offer, or if you would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us.