Meet The Team

The Staff at Valley Brook Dental Have Over 50 Combined Years of Experience Covering All Areas of Dentistry

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I am fortunate to have surrounded myself with honest, hard-working, and skilled staff members who have a wide variety of skill sets and clinical experience in the field of Dentistry. They are professional, caring, and sincerely enjoy helping patients on a daily basis. 

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.


Dental Assistant

Sharon is a graduate of the Kinman Business College with a degree in Dental Assisting. She has worked in the field since 1973 and has been working with Dr. Gurecka for 14 years. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys gardening, antiquing, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. 


Dental Assistant

Susie is a Dental Assistant with over 27 years experience. She holds her x-ray license and is certified in CPR. Susie is happily married and enjoys hiking, camping, and boating.


Office Manager

Angela is the friendly face that greets you when you walk into our office. She enjoys being part of a dental team that goes the extra mile for their patients. Angela will gladly assist you with your appointments and insurance.


Marketing Manager - Dental Hygienist

Heather is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked with Dr. Gurecka since 2005. Heather enjoys building a trusting relationship with patients to make each dental appointment a pleasant experience. She enjoys an active lifestyle in the community.


Dental Assistant

Paige received her associate's in dental hygiene at the University of Pittsburgh. She is still attending Pitt to obtain her bachelor's in health management and will graduate in May 2022! Her ultimate goal is to work hygiene, but until then she will be getting to know everyone by assisting! In Paige’s free time sh​​e enjoys playing tennis, working on cars, and watching hockey!! Let’s go Pens!


Dental Hygienist

Tracie is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh, and has been practicing dental hygiene for over 30 years. Compassion for well-being and the importance of good oral health is her driving force for the care of our patients. Spending time with her family, which includes their rescue dog, Archie, is where her heart is. Hiking and biking new destinations, as well as cooking and baking family favorites are the things she enjoys most. Please share your travel recommendations and recipes with Tracie, as she's always open to making lasting memories.


Dental Hygienist

Katie graduated in 2013 from West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys working with patients to reduce their dental anxiety and feel comfortable in the dental setting.  She is also passionate about educating patients on how to achieve better oral health. In her spare time she loves baking, reading, and spending time with her husband and daughter.


Dental Hygienist

Rhianna graduated from The University of Pittsburgh in 2012. She loves getting to know patients and strives to create a warm, welcoming environment for all. Rhianna is an active fitness enthusiast who loves to try new workouts, run, and hike. She is also very into DIY home projects! When not at work she loves to bake, travel, and try new things with her husband, children, and Jack Russell Terrier.


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