515 West Main Street, Collegeville, PA  19426
Phone:610-409-1940
Fax:610-409-1941
Meet Our Doctor & Staff

Dr. Eric Hans   |    Our Staff

 

Dr. Eric S. Hans, D.M.D.

Dr. Hans graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine then completed a residency in general dentistry at the Peninsula Hospital Center in New York City. There Dr. Hans excelled providing comprehensive dental care for both children and adults. He provided dental care not only to the residency’s regular patients, but also performed dentistry on members of the residency’s faculty and their families. In his general practice residency he received advanced training in oral surgery, periodontics and prosthodontics. This education enables him to understand and plan for your children’s future adult dental needs, while they are patients in our office. After completing his General Practice Residency, he completed a residency in Pediatric Dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where he learned advanced pediatric and orthodontic treatment techniques. While a resident at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Dr. Hans worked in a general dental office as well as a very large pediatric dental office.

 

After graduating from his residency in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Hans worked part-time in four private dental offices. Dr. Hans’s goal is to provide great dentistry for your children in the most comfortable environment.

 

Dr. Hans has and continues to treat many pediatric and adult patients with severe medical issues as well as many pediatric and adult patients with special needs.

 

Dr. Hans has spoken at the Liberty Dental Conference in Philadelphia and also at the annual session of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Hans is currently on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery-Bucks Dental Society. Dr. Hans has served as an officer of the Associated Pediatric Dental Specialists of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and is currently past president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Hans frequently receives requests from pediatric dentists for advice about numerous topics in pediatric dentistry and other pediatric dentist refer their most challenging patients that they are unable to treat to Dr. Hans for treatment. Dr. Hans is proud to have treated and continues to treat many other dentists’ children.

 

 

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Our Staff

Stefanie

Hi, my name is Stefanie. I joined Dr. Hans' team in 2011 as his office manager. I enjoy working in this office because of the great people I get to be with each day! My husband Todd and I have four beautiful children: Tyler, Maggie, Molly and Tommy and they keep us very busy! We enjoy taking day trips into the city, hanging out with friends and family & attending sporting events......Go Phillies!!!!


 

Gail

Hi my name is Gail. I have been working with Dr. Hans since 2001 as a Front Desk Receptionist. I am a native New Yorker but also lived in Massachusetts where I attended Boston University School of Nursing. After my son and daughter were grown I moved to Nevada and then returned to Pennsylvania to be closer to my family. I am blessed with six grandchildren, four girls and two boys. I enjoy traveling, baking and taking road trips in my leisure time.


Kellie

Hi my name is Kellie. I have worked as a dental receptionist for Dr. Hans since 2008. I really enjoy working with children. I am married to a wonderful man and we have five children: 3 girls and 2 boys. My children keep me busy with all their activities but I do enjoy reading and shopping and anything that takes me outdoors!

 


Shelly

Hi, my name is Shelly. I met Dr. Hans when my children were patients of his and I have been working with Dr. Hans as a dental assistant since 2005. I have three children: Amanda, Ricky & Billy and reside in Ephrata. It has been very rewarding working in a profession with children! I have been able to see many of our patients grow up! In my spare time I like to paint, go for walks, ride my bike and go to the movies with friends. My goal is to get out and enjoy each day!


Desiree

Hi, my name is Desiree. I have been working with Dr. Hans since 2000 but have been a dental hygienist since 1991. I love working with children and Dr. Hans' office is the perfect fit for me! My husband, Karl and I have two children: Amber, who is attending college to become a physicians assistant; and Dalton, who is in the Army Reserves National Guard. Once Dalton graduates college he hopes to have a career in law enforcement as a State Trooper! We live on a small farm in the Warwick Township area and take care of our dogs, many chickens, and horses--no I do not brush their teeth I leave that fun job to our vet!! In our spare time as a family we enjoy traveling and camping anywhere in the U.S. as well as Canada! I also enjoy running, biking, horseback riding and cooking--nothing beats a home-cooked meal!

Rob

Hi, My name is Rob. I have been a dental hygienist since 1993 and have worked on Dr. Hans' team since 2007. I have two Associates degrees - in Biology and in Dental Hygiene. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Science and Technology from Thomas Edison University. Much of my early hygiene experience was working with developmentally disabled individuals at a facility in Delaware County. Since that time I have been teaching Dental Hygiene and working with Dr. Hans. I have three small children which keep my wife and I busy. We manage to travel quite a bit and have been fortunate enough to show the kids lots of interesting places.


Joan

Hi my name is Joan and I have worked as a dental assistant since I was 15! I graduated as a dental hygienist in 1982 and have been in the field ever since! My husband and I have been married for 27 years and have 2 boys: Drew & Tim. Drew is studying communications at West Chester and Tim is studying Marketing at West Chester. I have played tennis and golf since I was a kid and I volunteer as a Special Olympics coach for golf all spring and would like to try coaching for skiing. I am also a CPR instructor and volunteer for the Boy Scouts! I enjoy reading and my favorite book is Into the Wild by John Krakauer. The one place that is number one on my list to visit is The Galapagos Islands but our favorite place to get away is in Naples, FL oh and I absolutely hate to shop!!

Laurie

Hi my name is Laurie. I met Dr. Hans when I took my children to him for their dental care and I started working with Dr. Hans in 2013. I have been in the dentistry field for too many years to count, first as an assistant and then hygiene for 20 years! I went to West Los Angeles College for dentistry and yes I do miss the sunshine which is just about year round there! I have been married for 18 years to an amazing man and we have 3 awesome kiddos who refuse to stop growing up! In my spare time I love to have fun with my family and be involved in church and school activities. I also attend judo and self defense classes which really keep me in shape!

Scarlett

My Name is Scarlett, and I am the permanent temporary hygienist for Dr. Hans. I take care of working on the days that the regular hygienists need off including vacations and maternity leaves! I have been a part of this wonderful team in Trappe for a little over a year. I have been a dental hygienist for 16 years, most of my career having been in the Harrisburg, PA area. My husband, Tom, daughter, Savannah, and I reside in Eagleville. We are expecting our second child January of 2015, and we are all very excited for our new arrival! We love traveling as a family and always seem to have our next trip planned! We also love to go to the beach and pool during the summer, and ski and play board games in the winter. I love to cook, especially grilling in the summer. Along with that, Tom and I really enjoy all the amazing restaurants in downtown Philly and take advantage of restaurant week as much as possible! I am thrilled to be a part of Dr. Hans' team. It is a wonderful feeling to help a child to have a positive and fun experience during their dental visits, and I feel privileged to provide a small part of that whole process. I look forward to meeting you or seeing you again soon!

Jenna

Hi my name is Jenna. I am a dental hygienist who loves working with children! I graduated from Montgomery County Community College in 2015. In 2002 before I decided to become a hygienist, I volunteered time in the U.S. army. My job title was logistic specialist. I was stationed overseas (south Korea) for about 2 years and truly am happy with the experience being in the service has given me! I now live with my parents and a beautiful daughter Veronica who is 10 years old. In my spare time, I enjoy watching movies and shopping. I love what I do, and am happy to be the part of Children's Dentistry of Trappe team.

Natalie

Hi my name is Natalie. I graduated from Montgomery County Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Before I started in the dental hygiene field, I worked as a florist in a grocery store and to this day arraigning flowers is still a love of mine! In my free item I love to cook, bake, run and spend time with friends and family. I enjoy the beach and sailing in the summers. I recently got engaged and am looking forward to getting married in 2017.


Emily

Hi, my name is Emily and I am currently a patient of Dr. Eric's and Children's Dentistry of Trappe! I am in High School but enrolled in a co-op program learning how to be a Dental Assistant. I am in my third year and looking forward to graduating from High School as well as graduating into my profession! I love working with children and teaching them how to properly take care of their teeth! I knew from a very young age I wanted to be in the dental field and am thankful for the opportunity to be able to follow my dream! In my spare time I love to watch movies and spend time with my family and friends. I also love collecting anything with a Zebra print-- our office has Zebra's painted on some of the walls which makes me feel right at home!!


 

Sydney

Hi my name is Sydney. I started working with Dr. Hans in the beginning of 2017. I started as a patient in 2000 and have been coming to Children's Dentistry of Trappe ever since. I work as Dr. Hans assistant and help our PRC Patti. I enjoy planning events for our office staff and baking different goodies. Outside of work, I like to go hiking, trying out a new recipe, and spending time with my family and friends.


 

Patti

My name is Patti and I have been working in healthcare for over 20 years. After college I worked for a health insurance company in provider recruitment. When my kids were little I moved into a fitness instructor roll and then got licensed as a massage therapist. About 4 years ago I transitioned back into a marketing role as a PRC (provider relations coordinator) for a Chester County orthodontist. This spring I started to work as a PRC (patient relations coordinator) for Dr. Hans and staff. I love meeting new people and the creativity of my job. I am eager to help Children’s Dentistry of Trappe grow and expand. I enjoy the balance of work and family life. I am married to my best friend of 23 years. We have 4 wonderful children (3 daughters, 1 son) that range from 12-20 years of age. I love to run, bike, hike, kayak, cook, shop & play board games. I enjoy hanging out with family and friends doing anything active and outdoors.


 

Alicia

Hello my name is Alicia. I started working with Children’s Dentistry of Trappe in the winter of 2017. I’ve been a Dental Assistant for over 20 years. I got my Dental Assisting certification from Berks Career and Technology Center in 1997. Throughout my years in the dental field I have worked in Endodontic, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery and now Pediatrics. I love working with children and have done so for many years with my in-home daycare center before going back full-time in the dental field. I have been married to my wonderful husband Matthew since 2000 and we have two awesome kids, Devin and Stephanie. My whole life is my family and I live for them. I don’t get too much free time with traveling to my kids, husband and nieces sporting events but I would not change that for the world. We love to go to the beach, go wine and beer tasting, plus I love to plan parties with friends and family. We have two adorable pugs that we love dearly. Dance, gymnastics and sports have been my life since I was 5 years old and I still love to watch them. I enjoy baking with my daughter and learning new recipes.


 

Desirae

Hi, my name is Desirae. I have been working with Dr. Hans since the spring of 2017 as a front desk receptionist. I graduated in 2012 with a bachelors in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Charleston, SC. I first met Dr. Hans when I was a patient, now years later my daughter is a patient. I feel very fortunate to be working with such an amazing team who once took care of me. I am married to an amazing man. We have a beautiful daughter who keeps us busy. We enjoy spending our free time with family and friends, taking walks, and trips to the beach.


 

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