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About Us

About Our Practice

Dr. Joe Schuchert and his Team strive to treat their patients with the highest quality of care using the most advanced orthodontic treatment methods. We hope to ultimately give you a positive and memorable orthodontic experience, along with a smile that will last a lifetime.

Our Doctors

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Dr. Joe Schuchert

Orthodontist

Dr. Joe is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and is board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He is very experienced in modern orthodontic techniques, offering traditional, ceramic, Invisalign, and Incogito systems. He has also been recognized as a designated regional Invisalign Teen Provider as well as a Premier Preferred Provider. Dr. Joe has extensive training not only with children and teenagers, but also with the growing adult orthodontic population, who have embraced many of the modern orthodontic esthetic options offered by his office.

Dr. Schuchert’s Bio
Dr. Schuchert’s CV

Our Team


Danielle Kennedy
Front Desk Receptionist, Sterilization Coordinator, Marketing & Relations Coordinator

 Danielle has worked at Schuchert Orthodontics since August 2016. Her favorite things about working at Schuchert Orthodontics is seeing the patients from start to finish and how happy they are with the results. Also, helping her coworkers with daily tasks to make their day go a little easier. Outside of work, Danielle enjoys spending time with husband and daughter Haley, hunting and being outdoors. 


Megan Soo
Assistant Clinic Manager, Orthodontic Assistant

Megan has been working for Schuchert Orthodontics since December 2014. Her favorite thing about working as an assistant is seeing how patients confidence improves with their beautiful new smile. Outside of work Megan enjoys paddle boarding, camping and spending time with her family and dogs; Bella, Lilly, and Daisy. 


Yuliya Tashliyev
Treatment Coordinator, Specialized Orthodontic Assistant, OSHA Coordinator

Yuliya has been working at Schuchert Orthodontics since August 2014. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at CPI in 2011. Yuliya's favorite part about working at Schuchert Orthodontics is meeting new people that come through the doors and being part of their orthodontic treatment. Outside of work, Yuliya enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. 


Denis Bubnov
Specialized Orthodontic Assistant, Lab Technician

Denis has worked at Schuchert Orthodontics since January 2015. He graduated from the Dental Assisting program at CPI in 2011. Denis's favorite part about working at Schuchert Orthodontics is working in our in-house lab making different types of appliances, such as retainers and expanders. Outside of work, Denis enjoys spending time with his family and exploring historical sites. 


Kristina Kachkovskiy
Specialized Orthodontic Assistant

Kristina has worked for Schuchert Orthodontics since May 2015. She graduated from CPI in 2015 from the Dental Assisting program. Her favorite thing about working as an assistant for Schuchert Orthodontics is being able to see the patients smiles transform to healthy, beautiful smiles. Outside of work, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband and new baby boy that was born November 2016. 


Kim Conway
Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator, Specialized Orthodontic Assistant, OSHA Compliance Officer

Kim has worked with Dr Schuchert since 2009 and has worked for Schuchert Orthodontics since the doors opened in 2014. She enjoys meeting the families as they come to the office, seeing the new patients and explaining the treatment to them. She also enjoys working with the patients in the clinic. Kim is a mother of 7 children and a grandmother to 1. Kim enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading and being outdoors. 


Paul Martin
Front Desk Coordinator, Financial Coordinator

Paul is our Scheduling Coordinator and our Financial Coordinator. Paul has been employed with Dr. Schuchert for 10 years and has worked in an orthodontic office for a total of  26 years. His favorite part of his position is interacting with the patients and families. Paul resides in Bellefonte. His interests are, pugs, Antique & Classic Cars and Antiques. 


Kelly Cook
Specialized Orthodontic Assistant, Clinical Manager

Kelly has worked for Schuchert Orthodontics since September 2015. She graduated from Lock Haven University in 2008 with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. Her favorite thing about working for Schuchert Orthodontics is watching patients teeth transform into a beautiful smile. Kelly loves all aspects of orthodontics and learns something new every day. Outside of work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike,  son, Brock and yellow lab, Brodie as well as friends and family. She enjoys going on hikes and spending time outdoors. 


Natalie Good
Hygienist, Specialized Orthodontic Assistant

Natalie has worked for Schuchert Orthodontics since November 2015. Natalie graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor's degree in Health and Sciences. Her favorite thing about working at Schuchert Orthodontics is the variety of different treatments and continuing to learn new aspects of orthodontic care. Outside of work, Natalie loves spending time with her husband and kids, Ava & Rhett and 2 dogs. She enjoys being outdoors, kayaking and razor rides.


Jordan Dauberman
Specialized Orthodontic Assistant

Jordan has been working at Schuchert Orthodontics since June of 2016. Jordan graduated from CPI's Dental Assisting program in May of 2016. Jordan's favorite part about being a assistant is seeing the progress of each case from start to finish and getting to know the patients over the years. Outside of work, Jordan enjoys hiking with her dogs, Kenzie and Milo and spending time with Family.


Sarah Wetzler
Orthodontic Assistant

Sarah has been in the orthodontic field for 7 years. She has been with Schuchert Orthodontics since 2019. Her favorite thing about working here is getting to know each patient and seeing their progress over time. Outside of work Sarah likes to spend time with her husband Dylan, Son Malcolm and her two dogs, Zeus and Diesel. 

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