About Our Practice
For over a decade, Dr. Elizabeth A. Joseph has provided patients from across the Wilkes-Barre area with compassionate, gentle dental care. Dr. Joseph graduated from dental school at Temple University in 2005 and opened her own practice two years later. Our original location was in Kingston, PA, and we moved into our current location in downtown Wilkes-Barre in January 2014. Our new office has been completely remodeled to ensure our patients receive the highest quality modern dental care.
Meet Elizabeth A. Joseph, DMD
A native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Joseph grew up in Laurel Run and graduated from James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, in 1997. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Temple University, Philadelphia, in 2001. Dr. Joseph went on to achieve her dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in 2005. Since graduation, she has consistently applied herself to continuing education so she can provide her patients the latest treatment options and techniques in the field.
Dr. Joseph is an active member of the dental community. First, as a member of the Luzerne County Dental Society, she served as their president in 2012. She is also a member of both the Pennsylvania Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Joseph also finds it important to be a part of the business and residential community that exists in Downtown Wilkes-Barre. Since choosing to relocate her practice in 2014, Dr. Joseph has enjoyed becoming a part of the growth and development of the downtown area, and is currently a member of the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association.
Committed to Caring Services & Patient Satisfaction
Dr. Joseph’s goal as a dentist is to create a respected dental practice where patients feel comfortable and confident about the quality of dental care received. She focuses a great deal on the prevention of dental disease through patient education, and works to be sure her patients have all the tools and knowledge necessary to maintain oral health. She takes pride in her brand new office, which is very modern and is fully equipped with new equipment and the latest technology.
When not in the office, Dr. Joseph most enjoys spending time with her family, especially her daughter. She also enjoys a good glass of wine and travelling whenever possible.
Meet Our Team
We go beyond the usual “drilling and filling” function of dentistry to offer caring, personalized dental treatment for each patient. Our goal is to educate you about your dental health and prevent future problems through comprehensive diagnosis and modern care. We welcome you and your family to our practice and look forward to getting to know you!
Margaret, Office Manager
Margaret joined our practice in 2007 as Dr. Joseph’s office manager and patient coordinator. Prior to joining our team she pursued a career in the banking business, where she established her excellent managerial skills. As the office manager, Margaret is responsible for making sure everything runs efficiently and ensures the dental process is as smooth as possible for our patients.
It is evident from the way she treats patients that Margaret loves people and finds fulfillment in improving their dental and overall health. Patients appreciate Margaret’s professionalism and her capacity to communicate with them honestly throughout the dental process. She shares Dr. Joseph’s focus of maintaining a well-respected dental practice.
When not at the office, Margaret enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and black lab Buddy.
Darlene, Registered Dental Hygienist
Darlene has over 20 years of experience in the dental field and has been with our practice from the beginning. In 1997, she graduated from Luzerne County Community College, where she received an Associate Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Since graduating, Darlene has stayed current in the field by consistently fulfilling her continuing education credits. She also maintains current CPR certification. Darlene takes the time to educate our patients about their oral hygiene and prides herself on the thorough cleanings she provides. Children like Darlene because of her ability to communicate on their level and put them at ease with her kindness.
When she is not working, Darlene likes reading, baking, and enjoying family time.
Carrie, Dental Hygienist
Carrie joined our practice in 2017. she received her associate applied science degree in dental hygiene in 2010. She stays current in the field by fulfilling her continuing education credits and CPR certification. It is evident in her demeanor that she enjoys people. She is knowledgeable as well as compassionate, and she has become a great addition to our practice. Carrie enjoys spending time with family and taking trips to the beach.
Kim, Dental Assistant
Kim has over 10 years of experience in dentistry. She graduated on the President’s List with Honors from Luzerne County Community College and earned her Certificate for Dental Assistance in 2008. Kim prides herself on her ability to make the dental experience as comfortable as possible for patients. She has a strong work ethic, is a good listener, very organized, and friendly. All of these qualities make her a great team player! She enjoys working with different people every day.
Kim likes to read and spend time outdoors with her husband and kids. She enjoys bike rides, and taking walks with her Plott Hound, Norbit, to the park.
To receive more information about our practice, our treatment options, or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today at 570-714-1800.