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1142 Westwood Dr., Van Wert, OH 45891

Meet the Staff

Stephanie Priest, Dental Hygienist


For nearly two decades, Stephanie has helped her patients get their healthiest smiles, and she has taken the time to really get to know each patient offering personalized, friendly dental hygiene care. Stephanie studied at Lima Technical College and she is licensed to administer local anesthetic. Stephanie grew up in Wetzel and Jackson Township. Today, she is married to Nathan. The couple are the proud parents of four children Clayton, Gavin, Janelle, and Edith. Stephanie enjoys gardening, sewing, baking, and going to all of her kids’ activities, including martial arts and Cub, Boy, and Girl Scouts. She’s even the den leader for Cub Scout Pack 32!

Karrie Schriver, Office Manager


New to our office in 2018, Karrie is a friendly and caring person who offers every patient the warm and respectful greeting they deserve. She looks forward to building relationships with her patients and coworkers founded on trust and respect. Originally from Van Wert, Karrie is married to Rick, and they have two daughters Taylor and Bailey. The family enjoys spending time at their lake house, boating, hiking, bike riding, and snowmobiling.

Hope Rupert, Dental Assistant

Hope joined our team in 2018. She loves working with our patients and their families and doing her best to create a positive dental office environment. Hope studied at Rhodes State College in Lima, becoming the first person in her family to complete college. With nearly ten years in the healthcare field as an administrative assistant and home health aide, Hope moved into the dental field earning her certification as a dental assistant. She has also completed licensing in nitrous oxide monitoring, oral biology, basic life support, and first aid. Originally from Shawnee, Hope enjoys running, gardening, and doing anything outdoors.

Jennifer Price, Registered Dental Hygienist


With nearly twenty years of experience in the field of dentistry, Jennifer started her journey working as a dental assistant for more than a decade before attending Rhodes State College to study dental hygiene. Since 2016, Jennifer has worked as a dental hygienist, and she joined our team in 2017. In addition to being a registered dental hygienist, Jennifer is also certified to administer local anesthesia. Jennifer grew up in Delphos, and she and her family currently reside in Fort Jennings. She is married to Nate, and the couple have three sons, Austin, Izaac, and Zach, and one daughter Elisa. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with friends and family. She also loves all animals, especially dogs.