Michelle received her Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University in 1989 and her Dental Hygiene Associate of Science Degree from Montgomery County Community College in 1999 (Summa cum Laude). Her strong desire to work directly with patients and use her significant health education experience led her to the dental hygiene field. Michelle had been proudly working with Dr. Burns for the last 10 years and continues her great care with Dr. Paster. She is a member of the Montgomery Bucks Dental Hygiene Society, Sigma Phi Alpha Honorary Society, and the Penn State Alumni Association. Her pride in her alma mater is unrivaled among the Penn State faithful. She loves Penn State so much she recently tied the knot with a faculty member! She leads a busy and fulfilling life with her family of six.
Devon-Lin joined the practice in 2004 after graduating Summa cum Laude from Montgomery Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program. She is a member of the dental honor society, Sigma Phi Alpha, and the Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Association. Devon-Lin is also licensed as a Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner. She enjoys spending time with her dogs and gardening.
Vicki, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)
Vicki is the newest member of our practice having joined us in July 2014. After attending the EFDA certification program she became a licensed EFDA (expanded functions dental assistant). This licensure signifies the extra training she received to create highly aesthetic provisional restorations and allows her to perform additional reversible dental procedures. Vicki joined our practice in 2014 and takes great pride in placing beautiful restorations. Vicki also has a passion for softball and was a former All-American first-baseman at Gloucester Country College. Her and her husband, Josh, have 2 energetic labs named Blue and Nittany.
Nichole, Dental Assistant
Nichole is originally from Franklinville, NJ and recently moved to the Royersford area. She joined our practice in 2013 and has grown to enjoy both patient care and dental laboratory work. She has extensive experience in patient care having worked for over 10 years in the field. Nichole has a beautiful 6-year-old daughter with whom she loves to spend time. Nichole is both CPR and x-ray certified.