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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

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Dr. Damian Mariano

Orthodontist

Dr. Mariano grew up locally, in Jersey Shore, PA. He graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 2006. He also went to Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2010. He then went to Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA to obtain his doctorate in Dental Medicine and graduated in 2014. From there, Dr. Mariano received his Masters degree, with honors, in Oral Biology with a certificate in Orthodontics in August 2016 at Temple University as well.

Our Team


Danielle Showan
Sterilization Coordinator

 Danielle has worked at Schuchert Orthodontics since August 2016. Her favorite thing about Sterilization is being able to help all the assistants and making their job a little easier. Danielle enjoys watching different types of appointments and being able to see the patient's progress over the course of treatment. Outside of work, Danielle enjoys being outdoors hiking, walking and hanging out with friends and family. 


Megan Soo
Orthodontic Assistant

Megan has been working for Schuchert Orthodontics since December 2014. She is currently a student at Lock Haven University with the intention of going on to Dental School. Megan's favorite thing about working as an assistant is seeing how patients confidence improves with their beautiful new smile. What Megan enjoys doing outside of work is going snowboarding with friends and spending time with her family and bassethound Bella. 


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, two kids, and painting. 


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 3 children and a foster parent. Kim likes spending time with her children, gardening and reading when she gets the chance. Kim also likes to go hiking with her husband James as often as possible. 


Paul Martin
Front Desk Coordinator, Financial Coordinator

Paul is our Scheduling Coordinator and our Financial Coordinator. Paul Has been employed with Dr. Schuchert for 6 years and has worked in an orthodontic office for a total of  10 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 Herrold
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 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, daughter and 2 dogs. She enjoys working out and being outside at her riverlot and kayaking. 


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 an assistant is watching the transformation of a patients smile throughout treatment and seeing the final result. She also enjoys seeing how happy patients are with their smile. Outside of work, Jordan spends her time hiking and being with her boyfriend and puppies Kenzie and Milo. She also loves to go see new places and meet new people. 

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