Meet the Staff at Chestnut Dental Associates
Offering only the best dental care to treat your smile.
Kim has been working in dentistry since 1983. She has experience as a chair-side assistant for both the general and pediatric dentists, and continues to use her business skills at our front desk. Kim’s goal at each patient’s visit is to make them feel comfortable and at ease while laughing and talking with them. She approaches her work day with an upbeat and positive attitude. Kim lives in Lancaster county with her husband George, their two children, Karlie and Kody. In her spare time, she teaches Sunday school and enjoys spending time with her family.
Mary Ann Fletcher
Mary Ann joined Chestnut Dental in 2006 as an assistant to Dr. Horchos. She has more than 20 years experience in chairside assisting and 7 years experience as an Oral Surgery Assistant/Clinical Supervisor. She has decided to return to general dentistry because of the personal attention and care that she can give to each of our patients and enjoys having the opportunity to work with people that take pride in their profession, treating each patient with the individual care they need. Mary Ann has also worked with special cases in Paoli Hospital Operating Rooms and the Malvern Children’s Surgery Center with Pediatric Specialist, Dr. Carolyn Loughlin-Horchos, D. D. S. She currently resides in Coatesville with her husband, Doug and their dog Annie. Outside of work, she enjoys spending her time with friends and family, and being a GrandMa!
Nadia has a Bachelor’s degree in English and was previously a teacher for 13 years before working in dentistry. Nadia has been a part of the Chestnut Dental Associates team since 2002 as a Dental Assistant. She enjoys caring for her patients and is always willing to help them. Her co-workers can always depend on her support to make their day run smoothly. She also speaks Arabic. Nadia and her husband Haythem have two children, a daughter Mariam and son Sadik, who just recently was married, adding a daughter in law, Jessica to their family. Outside of dentistry, Nadia enjoys music, reading and traveling.
Cindy Kenetski RDH
Cindy joined our team at Chestnut Dental Associates in 2008. She has been practicing dental hygiene since graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2001. During her course of study, Cindy treated children, senior citizens and special needs patients. She prides herself on being very thorough and comprehensive in the individualized treatment that she provides to each of her patients. Cindy enjoys cooking, gardening and home improvement projects. She resides in West Brandywine with her husband Larry their daughters, Rachael and Emma, grandson Brayden and dogs, Oscar and Letty.
Dana Hamer King, RDH, BA
Dana has been a Hygienist at Chestnut Dental since 2002. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University and then went to dental school at Harcum College where she received her Associate of Science degree. While at Harcum College, she provided total patient care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital and St Christopher’s hospital for children. Dana is dedicated to individualized care of each patient depending on his/her needs and strives to make them as comfortable as possible during each visit. She believes in comprehensive dental care and relating it to total body health and wellness. Dana enjoys running marathons and traveling. She resides in East Fallowfield with her husband Dan, their children Olivia and Chase and their boxer Piper.
Theresa has been a chairside assistant in both the general and pediatric fields for 36 years. Theresa grew up in New Jersey where she graduated from Mercer County College, as a Registered Dental Assistant. Presently she is Hygiene Coordinator and part of our front desk staff in our new Downingtown location. Theresa currently resides in Downingtown with her husband Frank, son Frankie and dog Buddy.
Brenda has been an employee at Chestnut Dental Associates since 2001. She has 10 years of experience in finance and lending. Here at Chestnut Dental, she welcomes each patient with a smile on her face. She is always willing to help patients with appointment scheduling, insurance questions and financial arrangements. Brenda enjoys the family atmosphere here at Chestnut Dental and also working with the Downingtown community. Brenda is a long time resident of Chester County and presently lives in Guthriesville with her husband John. She and John have 2 children Stephen and Katherine. Also have a grand dog Finn. She and John now enjoy camping with their travel trailer.