Our administrative personnel handle the financial and insurance matters, as well as arranging appointments and responding to telephone inquiries. They keep the office operations running smoothly and efficiently.
Maree enjoys equally work and home life.
She has been in the dental field over 30 years and is knowledgeable about dental procedures and insurance. She is happy to answer patient questions and concerns and takes the burden off of our patients by following up on dental insurance claims.
Weekends are spend at home where she has a small farm with horses, sheep, chickens and her two cats and a beagle "Elvis Too". Riding and training horses is her passion.
We welcome Michele to our administrative team.
Michele has experience in both the clinical and administrative areas in dentistry.
She has two adult daughters, one is a nurse at Dupont and the other in the restaurant business in Philadelphia, she also has two kitties to keep her company at home.
Her hobbies include astronomy and astrology and trips to Mexico and the Caribbean islands.
Favorite sport, hockey....Go Flyers!
Our dental hygienists are licensed, educated and experienced, and assist in the initial examinations, diagnosis and x-ray procedures as well as providing routine and specialized cleanings - taking special care to provide a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for patients.
Betsy A. Ford, R.D.H.
Betsy grew up in West Virginia and attended University of Pittsburgh for dental hygiene and her B.S. for Health Related Professions. She has been in practice with Dr. Howarth Since 1986! The patients have become like family over the years.
Betsy and her husband have lived in Media since 1980 and have raised 4 children. They now have 5 grandchildren which keep them very busy!
Betsy also enjoys tennis, golf and Friday night margaritas!!
We are both happy (for her) and sad to report that Betsy has retired. Betsy worked with us 35 years and has earned a well deserved retirement. She is enjoying her time by traveling, more time for tennis and lots of lunch engagements with friends. We miss her and wish her a long happy retirement.
Jolene Rodriguez, R.D.H.
Jolene grew up in the Roxborough area of Philadelphia and now resides in Delaware County.
She graduated from community college of Philadelphia and has been with the practice since 1991. Jolene takes pride in being able to relax those patients who are apprehensive about dental offices.
Jolene has been married to her husband Tom since September of 1992. They enjoy traveling to different islands for vacation. They also spend time working around their house and like to spending time with family.
Alecia Barr, R.D.H.
Alecia has been practicing dental hygiene for 20 years. She is committed to the care of our patients in a friendly, comfortable setting and in helping them attain their best dental goals.
Alecia is married and has two children.
In her time off she is an avid reader and enjoys gardening and spending time with her family and rescue pup "Cassie".
Lorraine Craft, R.D.H.
Lorraine is a long time resident of Delaware County and has lived in Media many years.
She studied at Harcum College and has practiced dental hygiene for 17 years.
Lorraine has three grown children and recently joined the "grandparent club"!
She enjoys spending time with family, gardening, needlepoint and cross stitch.
We are excited to have her as part of our dental team.
Our dental assistants help the Doctor provide finer and more efficient care, and often work independently with patients, providing dental adjustments, x-rays and sterilizing procedures.
Tracie grew up in Delaware County and lives in Southern Chester County with her husband Steve.
She has been in the dental field since 1979 and most recently started working with Dr Howarth Jr.
She’s had three American Pit Bull Terriers since the 1990’s and the last two were rescues. In her spare time she likes to watch cooking shows and HGTV.
We are excited to welcome Alana Brown, she is a 2012 graduate from Ridley.
Alana married her high school sweetheart and has a 2 year old daughter. She has a cat & dog and is a horse lover.
She studied at Baltimore County Community College for radiology and Delaware County Community College for a degree in health science. She loves to learn and wants to use her education and experience to create a comfortable space for patients and coworkers.
We are excited to welcome Amie Curran to our practice!
She is a 2014 graduate of Upper Darby High School. Amie has a 3 year old son.
She is also a cheerleading coach for Upper Darby and has been coaching for 10 years.
She studied at Harcum College and graduated as an EFDA in 2018.