Meet the Team
Rittman Dental Office Staff
As a staff, we are committed to making your dental experience in our office the best it can be from the moment you call until you leave our office with the first class dental care you desire for yourself and your family.
Karen – Office Manager
As office manager, Karen has been with Dr. Karhan since 2008. She works hard ensuring patients have the best visit possible. From working directly with insurance companies, scheduling treatment and the overall general organization of the office, she enjoys helping patients with whatever needs they may have. While not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her granddaughters, counted cross stitch, sewing and working in her yard.
Almeda - Preventative Care Coordinator
As our receptionist in the front office, Almeda is our newest employee. She became a member of our team in December of 2019. Almeda attended Ashland University where she received her BSBA in Marketing and Management. She is the first face you see when entering our office and can assist you in scheduling and planning. In her free time, Almeda enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and five kids.
Becky – Registered Dental Hygienist
Becky received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1994. Shortly after graduation, in 1996, she joined our practice. One of the things she particularly enjoys about being a hygienist is all the relationships she has developed with our patients over the years. Becky and her husband, Roy, have a son, Sawyer. Outside the office, Becky enjoys participating in Bible Study Fellowship and thrift shopping.
Christine – Registered Dental Hygienist
As Registered Dental Hygienist, Christine is one of our newest employees. She joined our practice in July of 2019. Christine has been in the dental field since 1989 with experience as a dental assistant, front desk and hygiene. She received her dental hygiene license in 1992 after graduating with her BAS from Youngstown State University. Christine enjoys the warm weather and spending time with her family, dogs and friends.
Chris – Dental Assistant
As our primary treatment assistant, Chris has been with Dr. Karhan since 2002 and plays an integral part in assuring your comfort during your time in our office. Her skills as an assistant are invaluable in allowing Dr. Karhan to provide the outstanding care we are thrilled to deliver. At home, Chris enjoys counted cross stitch and sewing.
Heidi - Dental Assistant
Heidi has been a dental assistant since 2015. She attended the Wayne County Schools Career Center where she received her certification as an Ohio dental assistant. Heidi joined our practice in March of 2019. She has experience as both assistant and receptionist which makes her a valuable team member. Outside of the office, Heidi enjoys traveling, cheering for her favorite sports teams and spending time with her friends and family.
Contact our caring dental team in Rittman, and schedule an appointment with us today!