Meet The Staff


Lisa, married her husband, Matthew in October of 2018. They welcomed baby Benson in July of 2020 and are over the moon in love with him and being parents!  They have two dogs that they enjoy spending time with. A mixed breed named Nitro and a Great Dane named Kilo.

Lisa has been a dental assistant for a total of 11 years! 7 of those years she has  spent assisting Dr. C!  Getting to work with kids every day is one of the favorite parts of her job. She loves hearing all of their stories and watching them grow over the years. She also loves that they care about what her 3rd favorite color is 🙂 

Lisa feels the best part of her job is being  a part of helping keep their little smiles healthy and continuing to teach them about ways to keep their teeth healthy and cavity free!

When Lisa’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to country concerts and fishing.


Carol has been working in pediatric dentistry for 33 years.  With decades of dental experience, Carol comes with knowledge of many aspects of pediatric dentistry. She is here to help you understand your dental insurance and treatment plans, assist with scheduling return appointments,  help with patient check-in/check-out, and manage account payments. 

Carol has enjoyed watching our patients grow up and become young parents who now bring their children to our practice.  She says it has been a true blessing in her life!

Carol has three amazing daughters, and three awesome grandchildren that light up her life! 

She has been married to the same wonderful man, Jim, for 43 years!  They enjoy spending time with their family, love the sunshine, the beach and poolside parties!


Suzi’s dental journey began over 30 years ago, and she has been part of Dr. Commarato’s pediatric dental team for over 27 years as a dental assistant!  She feels proud to work with a team that helps brighten so many smiles, as we serve together to make sure each child and their family have a great visit!  Suzi loves helping people, especially children; teaching them about dental hygiene and watching them grow through the years and learn the importance of dental health!  Suzi is inspired by working with kids and feels she learns something from them each day…teaching her always to be a kid at heart! She strives daily to help kids feel comfortable and to laugh with them, sharing the belief  “you can have fun at the dentist!!!”

Suzi enjoys the great outdoors, sunshine, summer and beach vacations!  Mostly she is blessed sharing time with her family and friends at home and at church, and growing through life with her husband, Joe!  Together they love and spoil their fur-baby, Miley, who is always ready for a fun adventure.  They love going for walks together daily with Miley as the leader of their pack:)


Laura is bringing new energy to our team. She has been a dental assistant since 2014. Laura became a dental assistant so she could help people feel great about their smiles, just like her dentist did for her 🙂  Her favorite part about working with kids is seeing their face light up with a smile when they talk about their favorite things to do, or sharing about their family and animals!!

She likes being able to show kids proper brushing and flossing so they can feel confident in doing so themselves as they learn how important it is caring for their smiles is to their health.

 Laura also enjoys sharing stories about her 2 year old daughter, Scarlett, their Boxer dog, Topanga, and an all-white, odd-eyed cat, Deja (aka Meow Meow).  On her days off, she enjoys going on nature walks, swimming, riding bike and eating ice cream with her husband Bryce and their daughter, Scarlett.


Rachel is the newest member of our team.  She been a dental assistant for 7 years, and  2 years ago  took on learning  the responsibilities of the front office as a receptionist and appointment coordinator. She absolutely loves the dental field and helping to make smiles brighter and healthier one day at a time! She looks forward to continuing in dentistry for years to come 🙂

When Rachel is away from the office she spends her time with her fiance, Matt, and their daughter, Kensley, who is 9 months old and full of smiles!!  They have 2 dogs, a German Shepard, Duke, and a boxer mix, Dozer, both rescues! They love being outdoors whether it’s camping, four wheeling, snowboarding or spending time with their family and friends!


Marsha is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) who graduated from Youngstown State University where she earned an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1990. She has been practicing in the dental field since.  She joined our practice in 2008. She truly enjoys the dental field and whenever possible takes continuing education classes to keep up on ever changing aspects of dentistry. Marsha enjoys educating kids on caring for their teeth with proper brushing and flossing habits.

Marsha grew up and lives in Kinsman, and keeps busy outside of the office volunteering for various organizations, including the Farm Bureau and her church. In her spare time she enjoys reading, exercising, gardening, traveling and spending time with her family!