Amy, Office Manager

Amy, Office Manager

Amy has been with Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo since 2013 and has over 19 years in the dental field which includes experience both at the front desk and chair-side assisting in general and pediatric practices. She took on the role of Office Manager in July of 2016 and coordinates all departments and systems of the office, and also focuses on team building with our office staff. 

Amy is furthering her education by earning her Business Management degree through Ohio Christian University. 

She is proud to lead her volunteer teams at her church each week, and serving the local surrounding communities in various outreach programs. Amy likes to read, exercise & eat!  Most of all she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her two daughters, fiance and future stepson.


Mary, Registered Nurse Mary, Registered Nurse

Mary graduated from the Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing and has been with Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo for over 40 years.  Mary’s medical knowledge allows us to provide patients with the best surgical treatment. She thoroughly obtains all medical clearances needed, prepares patients with preoperative instructions, and handles all post surgical concerns with care.

Mary continues her nursing education yearly, and maintains current CPR and radiology certification.

Mary enjoys spending time with her son, daughter, siblings & grandchildren.  She also likes reading, knitting and caring for her flower garden.  Mary likes to spend time with her friends, enjoys her faith and caring for others, when needed.


Jantzi,  Treatment/ Financial Coordinator & Practice RelationsJantzi,  Treatment/ Financial Coordinator & Practice Relations

Jantzi joined our office in October of 2012 and has over 15 years of experience in the dental field.  Jantzi has worked assisting doctors chair-side and maintains her CPR certification.

Her expansive periodontal knowledge, excellent patience and understanding means we are able to confidently  provide our patients who need treatment the best care possible in regards to their finances. She took over the role of leading our Practice Relations in August of 2016.

Jantzi enjoys spending time with her family, fellowship family, her husband and their Old English Bulldog Mack. When exploring and traveling she loves to be at the beach and kayaking.



Amanda,  Insurance Benefit/Treatment Plan CoordinatorAmanda,  Insurance Benefit/Treatment Plan Coordinator

Amanda received her BS in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from Franklin University in 2014.  Prior to joining Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo’s office in 2014, she worked in the medical field for 7 years.  Amanda maintains her CPR certification.

Amanda has been able to expand her dental knowledge significantly and utilizes this to help our office provide excellent patient care. She is our go to person when needing to schedule consultations between our doctors and referring dentists, which promotes our mission to provide our patients with the best periodontal treatment possible.

Amanda loves working out, running, cooking, shopping and traveling. She especially enjoys time with her daughter, family, and friends.


Jennifer, Schedule Coordinator

Jennifer, Schedule Coordinator

Jennifer joined us in 2016, and brings with her over 15 years of medical experience and an Arts & Science Bachelor’s Degree. 

Jennifer is a very calm presence in our office, which she also passes on to our patients. This contributes to us being able to maintain the level of care all patients deserve.

In her free time she enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and travelling. She is a huge college basketball fan, and cheers for the University of Kentucky.


     Cindy, Surgical Assitant  Cindy, Surgical Assitant  

Cindy received her dental assisting training at Eastland/Fairfield CareerCenter in 2002, maintains her CPR, yearly radiology certification, and is certified in Nitrous Oxide monitoring. 

Cindy has been with Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo since 2002, and uses her many years of experience to help provide excellent care and knowledge to our surgical patients. 

Cindy enjoys making jewelry, sewing and crafts.  Cindy also loves kittens and cares for many of the strays neighborhood.  She likes spending time with her two grandsons and family.


Devan, Surgical AssistantDevan, Surgical Assistant

Devan joined Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo in October of 2012. She completed her dental assisting training and is a 2012  graduate of the Ohio Business College. 

Devan leads most clinical operations,and manages every aspect of our surgical/implant inventory which enables us to be prepared for any and all of our patient’s needs. She maintains her CPR and radiology certification, and is certified in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring.

Devan enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  


Karen, Surgical Assistant

Karen, Surgical Assistant

Karen received her certification in 1991 as a Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia Assistant and completed training to become a Certified Ohio Dental Assistant in 2007.  Karen maintains her CODA certification with annual continuing education, yearly radiology certification, CPR certification and is Nitrous Oxide monitoring certified. 

She has been with Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo since 2007, and is our Practice Safety Coordinator. She maintains our OSHA and Radiology Compliance records, which allows us to be sure we are practicing within recommended guidelines for our office and patient safety.

Karen enjoys hiking, fishing, horses and most outdoor activities. Spending time with her family, friends, and animals is how she likes to spend most of her free time.


Lori, Registered Dental HygienisLori, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori received her AS in Dental Hygiene from Lima Technical College in 1995, her license in Local Anesthesia Administration in 2007, and her certification in Nitrous Oxide Administration in 2011. 

She has been with Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo since 1996.  Lori gives all of her patients and equal amount of comfort and care. She strives to always do what is best for the patient not only professionally, but also personally.

Besides bull riding and playing tambourine…Lori likes spending time with her husband and three children, scrap-booking, cooking, entertaining and gardening.


Meghan, Registered Dental HygienistMeghan, Registered Dental Hygienist

Meghan received her BS in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 2014 and is certified in Expanded Functions (placing fillings) as well as the Administration of Local Anesthesia & Nitrous Oxide. She maintains all her current CE’s and CPR certification.

Meghan joined Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo in June 2014. We were lucky enough to gain Meghan as soon as she graduated from OSU. Her current and expansive knowledge on periodontal health, and pathology are a priceless asset to to our patient care.

Meghan enjoys attending church, reading, exercising, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.


Emily,  Registered Dental HygienistEmily,  Registered Dental Hygienist

Emily graduated from Sinclair Community College in 2012 with her AS in Dental Hygiene. She is also licensed in the Administration of Local Anesthesia & Nitrous Oxide.  She maintains all her current CE’s and CPR certification.

Emily joined us at Drs. Palermo-Edwards & Cacchillo in August, 2016. Her goal is to give all of our periodontal patients the level of dental care they need and deserve. Her calm and sensitive demeanor allow patients to experience exceptional dental care with comfort.

In her free time Emily keeps busy with her husband and two young children. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, hiking, traveling, and practicing yoga.