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Meet Our Carlisle Dental Team

The support staff at Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry don’t only make your dental experience productive and enjoyable, but they also make it possible. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to provide the exceptional care that has become the standard for the community. Below, you’ll get a chance to learn more about their stories in the dental field and their roles at the dental office. Their hard work, customer service, and expertise is greatly appreciated!

Ellen - Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistant Ellen

Ellen’s career in the dental field spans two decades so far, with nearly half of them spent right here at Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. She really enjoys being a part of a very efficiently run dental office and building such strong relationships with patients over time! She has pursued several advanced training courses to expand her skills, including ones that focus on customer service, dental insurance, collections, and general management.

A Carlisle native, Ellen and her husband Mike have three children named Christopher, Lauren, and Noah. In her spare time, you can usually find her scrapbooking, watching baseball, traveling, going out for dinner, watching sunrises and sunsets, going on long walks, and cuddling her grandchildren.

Catherine - Patient Coordinator

Catherine has been working in oral healthcare for two decades so far, and she really enjoys interacting with patients every day. Over the years, she has attended countless trainings in OSHA, CPR, management, dental insurance, customer service, and more so that she can provide the best service possible for visitors at Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.

Originally from Hanover, Catherine and her husband Dwight have seven children. Outside of working hours, her favorite activities are going on long walks, playing volleyball, taking fun island trips, and having nice conversations over dinner with her loved ones.

Diane - Insurance Coordinator

Insurance coordinator Diane

Diane is from the Shippensburg area and has been working in general dentistry for almost five years after close to two decades working in the field of oral surgery. She has attended trainings in a wide variety of subjects, including CPR, OSHA, dental insurance, advanced coding, and customer service – this extensive education helps her care for our patients’ insurance and financial needs with total confidence! She really enjoys getting to know each unique person who visits the dental office and also going the extra mile to help them access their deserved benefits.

At home, Diane has a husband named Tim and a son named Dylan. Her favorite things to do in her free time include watching baseball, reading, going to the beach, taking her dogs for walks, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Amy - Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Amy

Amy is a relatively new addition to our dental team, but her overall career in the field spans nearly 25 years! She loves spending time alongside such wonderful coworkers here at Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. For her education, she attended Penn College and is also certified in CPR and OSHA.

Originally from Central City, Amy and her husband Devin have two great kids named Trent and Bryn. Outside of work, she spends lots of free time with her family, plays board games, bakes, tackles home improvement projects, scrapbooks, and shops. She’s also a Box Top Coordinator at Crestview Elementary – she designs the bulletin boards and ideas for various contests!

Laurie - Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Laurie

Laurie’s career in the dental field impressively covers over 40 years, with 20+ of them spent here at our dental office. She studied dental hygiene at Temple University, is certified in CPR and OSHA, and takes around 20 hours of continuing education every two years to keep her skills sharp. She really loves both the people she works with and the ones she treats too!

Originally from Boiling Springs, Laurie is married with one son at home. She spends her free time swimming, ice skating, reading, and watching tennis on TV. She also likes traveling and adventures – she’s even snorkeled with reef sharks before.

Brigid - Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Brigid

Originally from right here in Carlisle, Brigid joined Dr. Neslund’s team over a decade ago, and her career in dentistry covers well over 30 years. She studied dental hygiene at Ohio State University and is certified in CPR and OSHA; she also completes 20 additional hours of continuing education every two years to keep her skills as up to date as possible. What she enjoys most about her position is being able to educate her patients while also learning new things from them every day!

Brigid and her husband are the proud parents of two adult children. When she isn’t busy at the dental office, her free time is spent gardening, hiking, bicycling, and cooking. She doesn’t repeat many dishes, either – trying new recipes is always fun for her.

Jeanne - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Jeanne is originally from Taylor, and she attended Harrisburg Area Community College for her dental education. Today, her career in the field covers over 35 years, with a majority of them spent right here at Dr. Neslund’s dental office! She also regularly pursues continuing education and is certified in CPR and OSHA.

Jeanne is the proud mom of two daughters and the adoring grandmother of six grandkids. When she isn’t busy caring for patients, she enjoys cooking, knitting, gardening, and watching sports – GO COWBOYS!

Lyndsey - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Expanded functions dental assistant Lyndsey

Lyndsey completed her dental education at Harrisburg Area Community College, and she is certified in CPR and OSHA in addition to keeping up with continuing education on a biannual basis. Today, her career spans over a decade. She really enjoys working alongside such wonderful team members and helping excellent patients too!

Lyndsey is from Carlisle originally, and her family consists of her husband and two daughters. When she has spare time outside of the dental office, her biggest priorities are spending quality time with loved ones, reading, and watching football.

Nicole - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Expanded functions dental assistant Nicole

Nicole hails from Chambersburg, and she has been working in dentistry for over 15 years so far. She studied dental assisting at Keystone Technical Institute and is certified in OSHA and CPR. Her favorite part of this job is being able to restore patients’ smiles so beautifully!

Outside of work, Nicole has a daughter named Hannah and a boyfriend named Ethan. She spends her free time hanging out with loved ones, hunting, and working on the farm.

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