Eric D. Zehner, DMD • 610-777-9203 • 300 N. Kenhorst Blvd. Shillington, PA

Our Team the faces that make it happen!

Eric D. Zehner, DMD


The son of a country doctor, Dr. Zehner began his childhood education in a one room school house on the San Carlos Apache reservation in Arizona. He graduated from Blue Mountain High School in Schuylkill County and from Muhlenberg College in Allentown. After two years studying Immunology at Syracuse University and Upstate Medical Center, Dr. Zehner entered the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1978.

Dottie Smith

Office Finance Manager – Dottie has been working with Dr. Zehner for over 33 years. She and her husband Joe have two children: Joe and Teresa. They have three grandchildren: Trevor, Nikki and Karleigh. She enjoys artistic roller skating, reading, and flyball dog racing.

Kim Holland

Dental Hygienist – Kim graduated from Temple University in 1982 and has been working with Dr. Zehner for 32 years. She and her husband Donnie have two children, Hanna and Wes. Kim enjoys sewing and SUMMER.

Lori Talarigo

Expanded Function Dental Assistant – Lori has been working with Dr. Zehner for over 20 years and graduated from Harcum College in 2001. She specializes in tooth whitening services. Lori has three small children: Bella, Isaac and Julian. She enjoys reading, cooking, taking classes, and being a mom.

Dawn Gheer

A full-time dental hygienist, Dawn has been working with Dr. Zehner full and part time for 17 years. She and her husband Russ have three children: Tyler, Grant and Madison. She likes cooking, reading, and crafts.

Mary Jane Assis

Chairside dental assistant – Mary Jane has been working with Dr. Zehner for 17 years and graduated from Norristown Vo-Tech School. She and her husband Nilson have three children: David, Michael and Marie. They have four grandchildren: Kamila, Mikayla, Leila, and Peter. She enjoys baking, gardening, and playing the piano. She is fluent in Portuguese – lived in Brazil as a missionary for nine and a half years.

Sharon Dosch

Receptionist and Chairside Dental Assistant – Sharon has been working with Dr. Zehner for over 14 years. Sharon and her husband Mike have three daughters: Stacey, Lori and Julie and two grandsons: Wyatt and Chase. She enjoys gardening, camping, reading, family time.

Karen Piscanio

Dental Hygienist – Karen graduated from Northampton Community College in 1986 and has just recently started working with us part-time in August 08′. She has a husband, Jeff, and a son, Jake. She enjoys hiking, biking, fishing, cooking, and summer swimming!