Our Staff


We are proud to have a staff that provides our patients with optimum care, a professional demeanor and a friendly smile!


RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Andrea graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Dental Hygiene degree and a BS in Health Related Profession in Administration.  She has 31 years’ experience as a Dental Hygienist and has been with Lanz Associates in Dentistry since 1989 - At one time she was the youngest employee.  Andrea loves her job and throughout her years working for Lanz Associates in Dentistry she has come to know and care about her patients she serves.

Andrea and her husband Frank have two children, Sarah and Steven. When not working or at a hockey rink, she enjoys the outdoors, biking, and gardening.


RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

Nancy started her career in the Dental field in 1975 as a Dental Assistant in expanded duties. She decided to take a different direction by completing the System Waxing Course and becoming a Dental Lab Technician. She enjoys working in many aspects of the dental field but always had a passion for oral hygiene in relation to patient education. Nancy went back to school and obtained her Dental Hygienist License from West Liberty State College (now University). She is grateful for the opportunity to provide her patients with information and cleanings, as they become partners in achieving healthy gums and teeth. Nancy says she is fortunate to work with doctors and staff who share her passion for providing ultimate dental health care to our patients.

Nancy is the mother of two adult daughters and grandmother of twin grandsons. She enjoys spending time with my family and friends.



Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Janet received her hygiene license in 1982 from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental.  She has been with Lanz Associates in Dentistry since 1994. Janet loves educating her patients on the importance of good oral hygiene and overall heath implications it has on them.

In her spare time, Janet loves to walk, hike, cycle and garden. She resides in Mt. Lebanon with her husband, Mark.


Dental Assistant

Leah was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She graduated from the Western School of Health and Business for dental assisting. Leah has been part of the Lanz Associates team since 2010.  Leah loves helping and educating our patients to achieve the best dental health possible.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys going hot yoga, going to the gym, and spending time with family and friends.


Dental Assistant

Maria is a Dental Assistant who began working at Lanz Associates in Dentistry, after moving to Pittsburgh from upstate New York in September 2013. After completing two years at Corning Community College for Mathematics and Science to pursue a career in the field of dentistry, she later graduated from Greater Southern Tier BOCES for expanded functions Dental Assisting in 2010. Dental assisting is a passion of hers because every day is a new learning experience, as the field is always progressing. She says, “Being able to build relationships with patients while being surrounded by upbeat, happy, knowledgeable co-workers and doctors are the reasons she enjoys being a part of Lanz Dental team.”

Outside of the office Maria enjoys shopping, watching comedies, rooting for the Pittsburgh Pirates and visiting family & friends.


Dental Assistant / Auxiliary

Joan’s work career started with a concentration in Accounting and Human Resources departments in banking and privately owned business.  After a period of time out of the work force to care for family members she took an auxiliary position with Dr Roy Lanz then as his dental assistant.  She enjoyed the work and found a very comfortable match for her desire to make people feel comfortable and satisfied with their dental experience.  Joan assists with ordering and acquisition of dental supplies so her love for quality and numbers still plays a part of my dental workday.

Joan has two married sons and a 9 year old daughter and two grandchildren.  She says “just mention those children and my dog Sally and we will have lots to talk about!”


Auxiliary Personnel

Carol has been with Lanz Associates in Dentistry since 1994 as Dental Auxiliary. She has learned a lot over the years and enjoys working and interacting with the patients.

She lives in Scott Township with her husband. They enjoy going to movies and out to dinner with friends. Carol has one daughter who is married and lives in Upper St. Clair.

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