Meet The Team

Administrative Personnel

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 Clark

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.

Michele Loughlin

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!

Dental Hygienists

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!!

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.

Dental Assistants

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.

Lisa Austin

Lisa grew up in Delaware County PA and has been working as Dr. Howarth's assistant many years. Lisa absolutely loves getting to know her patients and making them feel comfortable.

She has two daughters both living in Sunny Florida and one beautiful granddaughter which is the joy of her life. Lisa tries to visit as much as she can. Lisa loves animals of all kinds and has several grand doggies she loves visiting.

Always a smile on her face, You can often hear Lisa humming along with the radio in the hallways.

Lisa retired March of 2021. She will be missed! She is moving to sunny Florida to spend time with her daughters and grandchildren.  We wish her the best of luck.

Tracie Rowlands

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.

Alana Brown

Dental Assistant

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.