Meet Annapolis’ Favorite Dental Team
At Neil W Vanik, DDS PA, we are committed to giving you personalized care that keeps your smile healthy and radiant. From the moment you walk through the front door of our dental office until final checkout, our team is here to help you feel more comfortable. We look forward to getting to know you and building meaningful relationships, but for now, you can read more about our team members by reading the information below.
Stacey, Office Manager
Originally from Bowie, Stacey’s career in dentistry spans a full decade so far. She attended the University of Maryland at College Park, completing her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. Today, what she enjoys most about her work is getting to know the patients and their families and seeing their big, genuine smiles when they’re happy with the results of each appointment!
Stacey’s family is a very close-knit, loving, and supportive group. She has two grown sons who are married, and the whole group enjoys traveling to Maine together every summer to hike, eat lobster, read books, play badminton, and just laze around. She loves traveling, cooking, hiking, and being outdoors (if it’s not too buggy or muggy). She and her husband, Dr. Vanik, also regularly read aloud books to one another; they recently completed the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Jane, Lead Dental Assistant
Jane’s illustrious career in the dental field covers almost 30 years so far, and she loves taking good care of her patients day in and day out. She studied at the Immaculata College of Women and University of Maryland University College. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and trained in radiology.
Originally from Annapolis, Jane is a recent newlywed with two grown children and four fabulous grandchildren. Her top priority outside of work is spending special time with her family and friends. She also enjoys kayaking, bike riding, swimming, walking, working out at the gym, traveling when possible, and doing handcrafts like sewing and cross stitching. She’s always up for trying new activities!
Melissa, Dental Assistant
Melissa originally hails from Mechanicsburg, PA, and she received her dental assisting certification at Pikes Peak Community College. She is a Certified Dental Assistant with training in radiology. What she enjoys most about her position at Neil W Vanik, DDS PA are the wonderful patients and coworkers!
At home, Melissa is a proud mother to three amazing kids named Kayla, Owen, and Andrew. She also has a special fur baby named Jameson, who is a Pitt Boxer mix. After living in Colorado for a few years, her entire family got the outdoor fever, which means they’re constantly camping, hiking, and spending time outdoors. Her other hobbies include reading and watching all of the latest horror movies. She is the proud owner of 828 books, which were all collected from the Book Thing in Baltimore.
Holly Wenger, Registered Dental Hygienist
Holly has been a practicing hygienist for 18 years and a dynamic part of our team for the past five years. Holly graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and thoroughly enjoys her profession. She grew up primarily in Annapolis in a Navy family with 3 sisters. She currently resides in Annapolis with her husband and 3 wonderful children. When not at work, Holly enjoys playing with her children, cooking, and gardening.
Olena(Lena), Registered Dental Hygienist
Lena graduated from FTCC, NC in 2012 with honors, she earned a degree in Applied Science with a Major in Dental Hygiene. She currently holds a license to practice dental hygiene in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. She really enjoys being a member of Dr. Vanik’s dental office and spending time alongside such wonderful team members! In addition to her schooling, she is certified in local anesthesia. As a self-proclaimed perfectionist, she goes above and beyond for our patients every day.
Olena has been married for over 20 years so far, and she has a son and a dog at home. Whenever she has free time outside of the dental office, her favorite hobbies include working out twice a week and going on long walks.