David L. Harnett D.D.S.

Ashley A. Harnett-Smegal D.D.S.

David A. Rhodes Jr., D.D.S

330-638-3065

All our professionals at Cortland Dental Technology Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

DENTISTS:


Dr. David L. Harnett

Dr. Harnett graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1974 and returned to Trumbull County to set up his dental practice. Born and raised in this area he resides in Kinsman with his wife, Shayne, and their dog, Fifi. He has four grown children whom are all married and have thirteen grandchildren. Dr. Harnett is trained to administer Botox and dermal fillers and is utilizing the use of our latest technology the CO2 laser.  His most recent educational training has been in sleep disorders.  Customizing oral sleep appliances which improves overall health. Dr. Harnett is passionate about advancing  in Dental education.

Dr. Ashley Harnett-Smegal

 

Dr. Smegal had the privilege to join the practice in July of 2009 and is the daughter of Dr. Harnett. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Business and in 2009 earned her professional degree of doctor of dental surgery.  Her most recent educational training has been in placing implants and sleep apnea.   Dr. Smegal spent her childhood and most of her adult life in Trumbull County where she plans to stay with her husband Matt and raise their now growing family of three daughters, Evy Jean, Ruby Rose and Shea Ireland and their boxer, Mr. Moose.

Dr. David A. Rhodes Jr.

Dr. Rhodes was born and raised in Trumbull County.  He earned his Bachelors in Science from John Carroll University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.  He then went on to The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he was recognized with the Carl O. Boucher Senior Student award, which honors the graduating student exhibiting the most outstanding prosthodontic skills in 2012.   He returned to the area to complete a General Practice Residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital.   He then began practice in the Central Ohio area where he married his wife Janelle.  He is thrilled to be home, bringing with him a wonderful addition to the area, his wife Janelle.  Dr. Rhodes enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry and most importantly taking great care of our patients.

 

FRONT SUPPORT STAFF:


Paul Hetherington

 

You'll see Paul at the front desk when you come into the office. Paul has worked at the office since 1985 and will engage in sports talk if you'd like! He has lived in the area since 1984. He and his wife Kelly, who also works at the front desk, live in Howland with their two children, Alisha and Brandon.

 

Tammy Siekkinen

Tammy has been a member of the staff since 1990. She is the office manager and also oversees the office. She mainly works with the front staff but from time to time you will see her assisting in the back as needed. Tammy and her husband Bill and their two children, Judah and Lydia live locally.

 

Kelly Hetherington

 

Kelly works at the front desk.  You will see her as you sign in.  She has worked for Dr. Harnett since 1997. She is happy to be able to work side by side with her husband Paul. She lives in Howland with her husband and two children, Alisha and Brandon.

 

Chelsea Haskett

 

 

ASSISTING STAFF:


 

Kari Clark

Kari is an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary and a Certified Dental Assistant with a Radiology License. She is trained to perform restorative work including fillings, bonding, repairing broken teeth and all cosmetic dentistry. She received her EFDA education at Case Western Reserve University. She has been on staff here since 1990.  Kari now resides in Cortland with her husband Bryan. They have three grown children Sheena, Ashley and Brandon.  Her newest family addition is her grandson Jaxxon. 

Amy Ray

 

Amy has been a Certified Dental Assistant with Dr. Harnett since 1996. One of her specialties is in facilitating the doctors with invisalign patients. She is a life time resident of Trumbull County. Currently, Amy lives in Howland with her husband Ted and their son Donavan, daughter Hilary and  Bandit.

 

Char Miller

 

Char has been at Dr. Harnett's office since June 2005 and been in the dental field since 1990. She received her education at Warren School of Dental Technology. Char is our lab guru and is the expert in assisting Dr. Harnett with implant placement. Char was born and raised in the local area where she plans to stay.

 

Heather Svarny

 

Heather joined the practice in July 2009. Heather received her license as a certified dental assistant and radiology license in 2002. She also received her Extended Functions Dental Auxillary license from Case Western Reserve University in 2004. Heather lives in the area with her daughter Charlotte.

 

Jessica Starcher

 

Jessica started working at Dr. Harnett's office in May of 2009. Jessica received her training at Northeast Ohio Dental Assisting School. She lives in the area with her children Brett and Bailey and her boxer Fiona.

 

 

Cameron Garner

Cameron is the newest addition to Dr. Harnett's office.  Cameron is a Dental Assistant to all the doctors.  He has lived in the area all his life.  Cameron has two daughters Brooklyn and Sophia.

 

 

Kaylee Zimmett

 

Melissa DeJacimo

Melissa is the newest addition to our office.  Melissa is an Expanded Function Dental Auxilliary (EFDA) as well as a Certified Dental Assistant.  She received her EFDA education at Case Western Reserve University.  Melissa is very passionate and compassionate about helping people with their dental needs.  She and her husband Lee live in the Warren area and enjoy speding time with family.  Especially with their three girls, Angela, Andrea, and Ashley

 

DENTAL HYGIENISTS:


Susan Butler

 

Sue is a licensed Dental Hygienist. She attended Youngstown State University to achieve an associate's degree in dental hygiene in 1980. In 1983 she began working for Dr. Harnett. Born and raised in the Cortland area, Sue still resides here. She has two grown daughters.

 

 

Erna Weber

 

Erna is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She attended Youngstown State University to achieve an associates degree in dental hygiene. Erna has worked for nearly twenty years at Dr. Harnett's. She and husband Ken have been married since 1978 and have lived in this area ever since. Erna and Ken have enjoyed raising two children, Kenny and Heidi.

 

Illa Vitto

Illa has been a friendly, familiar face here in Dr. Harnett's office working as a Dental Hygienist since 1997. She graduated from Choffin Career Center as a certified dental assistant in 1989 and later returned to school to graduate with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1996 from Youngstown State University. She and husband Frank settled in Hubbard with their children Danielle and Elisha.

 

Patti Miller

 

Patti has been a dental hygienist with Dr. Harnett since the first day he opened his practice and currently works part-time. Patti received her Dental Hygiene Degree from The Ohio State University. She and husband, Rob, settled in the Gustavus area to raise their three children Abbey, Sarah and Ben whom are all grown and married with children living in the area.

Rachel Elliott

Rachel earned her Registered Dental Hygiene license from Youngstown State University in 2005. She stared working part-time at Dr. Harnett's in June 2005. She resides in the area with her husband, Shannon and 3 children.