Meet the Staff
Sean M. Wild
Sean M. Wild currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Pennsylvania Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Centers. He brings a team-based organizational approach to his leadership model. He developed this leadership model from his broad-based experiences having served in the United States Navy for eight years as a United States Naval Intelligence Specialist, and in the private sector in numerous businesses both as an owner and a manager. Prior to entering Health Care he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. from Rider University and was noted for outstanding academic achievement as an Andrew J. Rider Scholar.
Sean M. Wild believes that partnerships need to be created between management and staff to ensure that goals are met. By the creation of this symbiotic relationship, the practice has the ability to flourish in a supportive environment, thus lowering the stress of all principals involved.
Kathleen A. Cripps, BA
Dental Implant Director
Kathleen A. Cripps received her BA in Social Sciences from Bloomsburg University. She has been with our practice since 2003 and is the Director of the Dental Implant Department as well as our Referral Relations & Special Services Coordinator. Her attention to detail and drive to provide the best customer service, along with her genuine care and well being for our patients outcomes, has made her a tremendous asset to our practice and patients alike. She and her staff are what we call your “concierge” as a dental implant patient. They are here to guide your patients through the entire process of tooth replacement with dental implants and to answer any questions along the way. Additionally, Kathy and her staff serve as liaisons between our doctors and your doctor and staff to ensure efficient delivery of care and open communication with the entire team.
Christa Y. Sanders, BS
Dental Implant Coordinator
Christa Sanders received her BS in Biology from Howard University. Upon graduation she worked for several cancer research facilities in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area doing ovarian and breast cancer studies for 11 years. Prior to joining the practice in 2008, Christa was a dental assistant for a restorative and cosmetic dentist for nine years, until he retired. As a surgical assistant at PennOMS her wealth of knowledge in assisting, patient care and understanding of restorative dentistry is a tremendous asset to our Implant and Referral Relations department.
Dental Implant Coordinator
Marissa Kuroda joined our Implant and Referral Relations Department in 2018. Marissa has previously worked in the oral surgery field for eleven years as a dental implant treatment coordinator and spent additional years in restorative dentistry. Marissa is a true asset to our team with her extensive knowledge of implant systems, patient care, insurance and billing. She is passionate in providing excellent service to our patients’ health insurance needs and handles the claims as well as all the troubleshooting issues, and navigates through this complex system on their behalf. When she is not helping guide our patients and referring doctors she is spending time with her daughter Aubrey. Marissa enjoys vacationing at the Jersey Shore with her family and trying new food with her friends.
Director of Full Arch Restorations
Jessica Allen received her AS in Marketing from Montgomery County Community College. Jessica previously served six years as an Automated Logistics Specialist in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in the 2-104th Aviation Battalion. She has been with our practice since 2015 in which she previously worked as a Surgical Assistant and has earned her licensure in Radiology, Phlebotomy and has also earned her Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification. Jessica has also previously worked as a Hybrid Dental Implant Coordinator at Newtech Dental Laboratories, where she expanded her knowledge of many restorative processes. Her strong attention to detail and passion for dentistry make her a vital part of the Full Arch Implant Restorative Team. She takes pride in helping patients and clinicians navigate the surgical and restorative process. In her free time Jessica enjoys distance running and powerlifting.
Clinical Care Coordinator
Kristy Harris is a graduate of Boyertown Area Senior High School and Berks Career & Technology Center where she studied Dental Occupations. Prior to joining Pennsylvania Oral Surgery in 2010, Kristy spent two years working in general dentistry and another two years working for a small oral surgery practice. Finding the world of oral surgery was love at first cut! Over the past 12 years Kristy has taken every opportunity to learn and gain all of the knowledge she possibly can. Starting out as an entry level assistant, Kristy now serves as the Clinical Care Coordinator. In conjunction with assisting during surgical procedures, Kristy oversees the overall flow of the surgical assistant staff and ensures that all assistants are current on their training, patient care etiquette and PennOMS values, policies, procedures and protocols. She also maintains all inventory and surgical equipment within the entire practice. In addition, Kristy uses her certifications and knowledge in phlebotomy, radiology and dental anesthesia to make it possible for all of the surgical assistants to also achieve these certifications and knowledge base. Above all others, Kristy most enjoys doing sinus lift procedures utilizing plasma rich protein membranes.
In her spare time she enjoys taking tumbling classes and is now an intermediate tumbler! Kristy also enjoys crafting, visiting wineries, spending time with her dog Alister, enjoying the outdoors with her many nieces and nephews and traveling with her husband Mark.
Director of Patient Relations
Jennifer Castillo received her Bachelors of Science Degree at Bloomsburg University. She joined the practice in July of 2010, and has held various positions within the practice as a Front Desk Associate, Assistant Dental Implant Coordinator and finally landing at the Director of Patient Relations and Front Desk Supervisor. In 2014, she obtained her Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration, and brings this knowledge to managing all of her front desk associates.
Director of Billing
Megan Huber received her BA in Adult Organizational Development from Temple University. She started with the practice in 2013 as a Front Desk Coordinator and is now the Director of our Billing Department. She obtained her Certified Dental Coder license from the ADCA in 2015 and her Certified Professional Biller license in 2016 from AAPC. Her attention to detail and education allows for her and her team to ensure smooth billing processes for our practice and for our patients.