Dental Staff

All professionals at Dr. Karpinski's office maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Jr., D.D.S

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  • Emily Melita
    Dental Hygienist

    Emily is a 2023 graduate of MCC’s Dental Hygiene Program. She joined JK Dental shortly after graduating and received a warm welcome from both the staff and patients. While she’s not in the office, she can be found reading, baking a sweet treat, or snuggling her fur-children, Winnie and Stella. Emily is happy to be a part of the JK Dental Family and looks forward to providing you the best care.

  • Shelli Vanhouter
    Dental Hygienist

    Shelli started her career in 2001 as a Hygienist with Dr Karpinski. She feels blessed to work right in the heart of her hometown. Shelli & her husband are graduates of Churchville-Chili High School. They now reside in North Chili with their 3 daughters. When out of the office her family enjoys boating on Lake Ontario all summer long, as well as driving down South in the winter. She loves country music, fitness and her husband's home cooking.

  • Amy Cramer
    Front Office Manager

    Amy has been in the dental field for 15 years. She comes with great knowledge and will receive you with a smile every time you come through our door. She resides in Greece and is a Mother to 5 wonderful children. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, taking walks and just enjoying the sunshine. 

  • Belle Rivera
    Dental Assistant

    Belle received her Dental assisting license 5 years ago.  She loves her family, her Fiancé Matt, and going to church. In her free time,  she loves traveling, relaxing, and food! She looks forward to providing an enjoyable and comfortable dental experience to all our patients. 

Hours of Operation


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm







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