At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy.
To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
Kara has been a licensed Dental Hygienist since 2018. She is a graduate of SUNY ECC school of Dental Hygiene, where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. Kara is passionate about teaching her patients about proper oral hygiene and overall systemic health. Her friendly and gentle approach is appreciated by patients and reassuring to those with dental anxieties. In her free time, Kara enjoys hiking with her boston terrier, Rudy, reading a good book on the beach at the family cottage, and enjoying a cup of premier coffee. “I enjoy getting to know my patients at every dental appointment and educating them on their oral and overall heath.”
Jennifer is a licensed Dental Hygienist, who graduated in 2008 at Erie Community College School of Dental hygiene with high honors and awards. She is passionate about helping others and it’s evident with the compassion, empathy, and profound concern shown to her patients. Jennifer is a denoted mother who finds great joy in raising her 3 young children. Shopping, dancing, volunteering and watching the sunset are just a few of my splurges when I have downtime. “I knew on the first day that I joined Orchard Park Village Dental, I found my niche. The professionalism, compassion, knowledge, and genuine concern the team presents to our patients surpasses quality care. Dr. Perison is full of life and motivates us to strive for perfection to achieve goals that will benefit the health of every unique patient we serve. I’m very thankful for having the opportunity to work amongst these amazing coworkers and patients!”
Certified Dental Assistant
Chantel graduated from the ECC Dental Assisting Program in 2010 and has been part of our team for more than six years. She strives to educate each patient on the importance of properly taking care of their teeth and body. Chantel loves being part of a wonderful team who is like her second family.Chantel is the proud mom of her four-year-old son, Brandon.“I love the diversity aspect of my job. Being able to do a variety of procedures using the most advanced technology is just amazing to me. Our patients receive the highest standard of care and leave our office with full understanding and knowledge of their treatment.”
A native of California, Hope Keagle has been working in the dental field since 2009. During her career, Hope has been involved with numerous dental volunteer campaigns. She spent time working with the Afghan Dental Relief Project, where she traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, to help train Afghanis in proper dental sterilization techniques, as well as assisting on much needed dental care. Hope strives for high patient satisfaction and prides herself on being empathetic and accommodating to all patient needs and concerns. She is informative regarding all patient questions regarding to treatment, insurance coverage and patient responsibility.
Katie has been working as our office billing specialist since 2019. She loves our great patients and enjoys working with a close team that is like family to her. She will be happy to sit down with you, answer your account questions and work through financing options with you. In her free time, she enjoys being with family and friends. “Being able to interact with my patients and co-workers on a daily basis is what I love most about my job. I love the fine details of accounting and being able to provide patient’s with accurate insurance and copayment information.”
Buddy is Dr. Perison's 4 year old mini labradoodle and weighs just under 20 lbs. He is hypoallergenic and does not shed. Buddy has received his Canine Good Citizen's Certificate and is training to be a Therapy Dog. He enjoys greeting our patients (he is especially fond of children, our mailman and UPS woman!) Buddy loves to lay on our patients' laps while they are receiving care. He is especially sensitive to patients that are anxious and always wants to make them feel better!