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Dr. Dana M. Monahan is a native of Jefferson Hills, PA. She attended Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She then dedicated her time to research at the University of Pittsburgh, focusing on lupus and heart failure. Her passion for dentistry led her to continue her education at West Virginia University School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree.
Dr. Monahan has a strong passion for dentistry and educating the public about the importance of dental health. She completed a Mission of Mercy Project, Give Kids a Smile Day and the Health Right Dental Clinic in West Virginia providing access to care to underserved people.
She holds memberships with the American Dental Association, American Dental Political Action Committee, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Dental Network and the Seattle Study Club.
During her free time, Dr. Monahan enjoys volunteering in the community and spending time with her family. They enjoy spending time outdoors and cheering on the Pittsburgh sports teams. She also enjoys volleyball, skiing, water sports and reading. Dr. Monahan resides in Peter's Township with her husband, Ryan and their two children, Jackson and Rylee.
Dr. Monahan has been named one of Pittsburgh's Top Dentist by Pittsburgh Magazine.
Top Dentists is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which dentists and specialists throughout the Pittsburgh area cast votes on the abilities of other dentists and specialists, and because listings cannot be purchased, inclusion in Top Dentists is considered a singular honor. (See more...)
Dr. Karen M. Mele was born and raised in Queensbury, NY, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. She attended the University of Delaware where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Dr. Mele then followed her passion for dentistry and received her DMD from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. After Boston, Dr. Mele moved to Gainesville, FL to continue her education with a fellowship in Prosthodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.
With a true passion for what she does, Dr. Mele strives to care for every patient as if they were family. It is the ever-changing technology, artistic factor and daily challenges that drive Dr. Mele’s passion. She has completed dental mission trips to bring care to underserved areas of Panama. She has also volunteered with the Special Olympics Special Smiles. Dr. Mele is committed to continuing her education and training in dentistry as a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania and numerous study groups.
In her free time, Karen can be found spending time with her husband, Nick and their dog Izzy. She loves to run, work out, and hike – basically anything outdoors. She attempts to cook and loves to bake.
Bobbi joined Bloomfield Dental in 2017. She is a graduate from The Bradford School of Pittsburgh with an EFTA certificate. Bobbi has 8 years experience in the dental field with general dentistry and specialist.
Originally from Somerset Pennsylvania she has been a Pittsburgh resident for 7 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, dogs, and attending local sporting events and concerts.
Erin Joined Bloomfield Dental in 2016. Erin has 19 years experience in the dental field. She has a very knowledgeable background in patient care, being that she started as a dental assistant. Being a team leader and helping patients is her specialty. She gladly can assist you with any financial arrangements or insurance questions. Her goal is building relationships with patients to provide a happy experience while at our office.
In her spare time she values spending time with her two nephews, family, and puppy Rocco.
Geri has been with Bloomfield Dental from the start in 2013. Geri has 37 years of experience in dentistry. She is very knowledgeable in all aspects of the field. Geri loves the interaction with assisting patients as a team leader. She is excellent in making sure each patient feels comfortable at ease while in the chair.
Geri is married with 4 beautiful children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time in the sun with her granddaughter, walking her dogs and reading books.
Lauren has been at Bloomfield Dental since the start.
Lauren is a graduate from Westmoreland Community College and The University of Pittsburgh with a Local Anesthesia Licenses. Lauren is very thorough and has been complimented on how pleasant and gentle the experience is while in her chair. She absolutely loves her Job!
In her free time she enjoys cheering for the Pittsburgh Pens and Steelers with husband and two kids...Trying new recipes and books are her favorite thing to do.
Louise joined Bloomfield Dental in 2013, with 32 years of dental experience. She is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Hygiene with certifications in: Hygiene, Assisting, and local Anesthesia. While attending the University of Pittsburgh she received the Hue-Friedy Golden Scaler Award for outstanding clinical skills.
The patients are by far her favorite part of the job.She enjoys helping them to achieve and maintain oral health and hygiene, and to see how it connects with their overall health.
She and her husband Dan have two children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling to the Outer banks and gardening.