MEET THE TEAM

A Compassionate Family & Cosmetic Dental Team

Peter Hoffmann, DMD, PC in Warren, PA

Meet our skilled family and cosmetic dental team, serving the Warren, Russell, Kane, Sheffield, Youngsville, PA, and Jamestown, NY areas. We are committed to providing exceptional dental care. In addition to having outstanding educational and professional backgrounds, Dr. Peter Hoffmann and Dr. Whitney Paul and their team provide a caliber of dentistry and patient care that has earned the esteem and respect of patients and colleagues alike.

Through our family and cosmetic dentistry services, we have treated thousands of patients throughout Warren and McKean County. Our warm, fun and compassionate office and team are focused on offering exceptional dental care centered on the comfort and specific needs of each patient. The members on our team have decades of experience working in our dental office. We look forward to serving you.


Peter Hoffmann, DMD

For 35 years and counting, Dr. Peter Hoffmann and his dental team have been meeting the general and cosmetic dentistry needs of the Warren, PA, community. Dr. Hoffmann received his engineering degree and then went on to earn his doctorate in dental medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He prides himself on treating his patients and his team like family. Dr. Hoffmann’s staff has been together for years and shares the same principles on patient care and spirit of team work. Because of this, patients can expect to receive a warm, welcoming, caring and quality dental care experience.

Throughout the years, Dr. Hoffmann has stayed current with modern dental technology and treatment by attending continuing education courses, including CEREC technology. Dr. Hoffmann is also known for his skills and expertise in crown and bridge work.

Dr. Hoffmann is a member of the American Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania, Chicago Dental Society and CERECdoctors.com. In his spare time, he participates in high speed performance driving schools at Watkins Glen and similar tracks.  He also enjoys boating on Lake Chautauqua.

Whitney Paul, DMD

Whitney Paul, DDS

Dr. Whitney Paul earned her degree from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She graduated from Warren Area High School and from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. While in dental school, Whitney shadowed Dr. Hoffmann over her breaks in order to learn more about how an energetic, caring practice is run and is very excited to now be an official part of the team. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and participating in the many outdoor activities that Warren County has to offer.

Cheryl Cook

Cheryl Cook
Administrative Assistant

Cheryl has worked in the field of dentistry for more than 30 years, 13 of those years have been at the dental office of Dr. Peter Hoffmann. She has an associate degree from Mercyhurst College. Outside of the office, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her two adult children.

Angela Craker

Angela Craker
Dental Assistant

Angela has been in the dental profession as a dental assistant to Dr. Hoffmann since 2010. She graduated from the Great Lakes Institute of Technology and, in her spare time, enjoys horseback riding and is an avid runner.

Elaine Crandall

Elaine Crandall
Dental Assistant

With 39 years’ experience as a dental assistant, Elaine has spent the last 30 years working with Dr. Hoffmann. Elaine is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren. Her hobbies include costuming for a local theatre, quilting, singing in her church choir, working with a youth group and ringing bells at church.

Barbara “Barbie” Gadley

Barbara “Barbie” Gadley
Dental Assistant

After being away from the area for ten years, Barbie moved back to Warren County. She attended Clarion University for dental assisting before working for a dentist in Franklin. Patients recognize Barbie by her welcoming smile. In her spare time, Barbie enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her daughter and Australian Shepard.

Laura Renner

Laura Renner
Administrative Assistant & Lab Tech

Laura has been working in the dental field for more than 28 years and has been working at the dental office of Dr. Hoffmann since 1993. She handles appointment scheduling, insurance, and billing concerns and helps to make sure the office runs smoothly. Laura is also our Lab Technician, making repairs to dentures and partials, usually within just a few hours for patient convenience.

Melissa Peterson

Melissa Peterson
Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa joined the practice upon her graduation from Allegany Community College in 1993. In 2009, she earned her certification as a Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner. Melissa enjoys educating patients on oral health to help them achieve and maintain a healthy smile. In her spare time, she enjoys kayaking, spending time with her husband and two busy daughters, playing with her spoiled black Lab and reading.

 

 

Sharon Drennen

Sharon Drennen
Registered Dental Hygienist

Sharon has been with the practice for more than 22 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the patients of Dr. Peter Hoffmann. Her patient-first approach is apparent as she educates her patients on periodontal health, prevention of cavities and other oral health concerns. Sharon earned a degree in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene, and received her Pennsylvania Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner license in ’09.

 

Chris Yarzabek

Chris Yarzabek
Registered Dental Hygienist

Chris has worked as a dental hygienist for nearly 30 years and has been with Dr. Hoffmann since the grand opening of his practice in 1986. The patients were the first people she met upon moving to the Warren community and she considers them family. Chris is a graduate of Onondaga Community College and, in her spare time, enjoys her family of three daughters, gardening, kayaking, running and swimming. She also takes delight in costuming for the local theatre.

Amanda (Mandy) Fehlman
Registered Dental Hygienist

Mandy joined our team in 2016 after graduating from Fortis Institute in Erie, PA. Mandy enjoys answering questions about oral health, putting anxious patients at ease and making others feel confident with their smiles. In her free time, Mandy likes to spend time with family and friends, kayaking, swimming, hunting, rollerblading and reading.