Meet the Team
A Friendly and Caring Team
Welcome! We value your visit to our office and are confident you’ll enjoy your time here. Our team is
dedicated to providing the highest possible level of service. We want you to feel like a guest and not
like “just another patient.” Dr. Gravino feels very fortunate to be surrounded by such a quality team.
A team, he believes, you’ll appreciate immensely beginning with your first visit.
Judy, Patient Services Coordinator
With over 20 years in the dental field, Judy has mastered the art of meeting your business and scheduling
needs with meticulous detail and personal flair. When you speak with Judy, a smile on your face is guaranteed.
In addition, Judy’s superior communication skills will ensure that your wants and needs are being met as you
work together to identify your best available options.
Judy earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Delaware and is an avid reader. She is very
active with her church community, the Playhouse Square, and ALS organizations and enjoys euchre, hiking,
bicycling, and practicing yoga. Judy also treasures the time spent with her adult children, Alex and Jessica,
and is thrilled to be a grandparent to Reagan and Alex.
Krystal, Certified Dental Assistant
Krystal has earned a wealth of knowledge and experience from her 13-plus years in dentistry, seven of which have
been with us, and her unmistakable laugh and terrific personality will make you feel like a close friend the moment
you meet her.
Krystal’s love of learning and dynamic “get it done” attitude, coupled with Dr. Gravino’s high standards of patient
care, have quickly catapulted her to a new professional level. In addition to being a CDA, Krystal is a Certified Invisalign™
Instructor. Through CPS Inc., she travels the country teaching other dental teams the best way to work with this
Krystal lives in Bay Village with her husband Derek and daughters Maddie and Miranda. Together, they enjoy biking the
long trails this area offers, swimming at the local pool, exploring the nature center, and cooking and hanging out with
friends. Oh, and Krystal loves all things PINK!
Sarah, Registered Dental Hygienist
We are thrilled to have Sarah as a four-year member of team Gravino. She believes this is a perfect environment in
which to consistently improve and grow, and with such a great attitude the level of care that our patients receive
is always superlative.
Sarah especially enjoys helping our patients achieve their dental health goals, which fits perfectly into Dr. Gravino’s
philosophy of patient-centered care. Sarah received her dental hygiene degree from Cuyahoga Community College and is
certified to administer anesthetic. She is also currently working towards her BS in Health Science Community and
Healthcare at Cleveland State University.
Outside the office, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, especially her daughter Hannah. She is very excited to
be a new home owner in Avon and looks forward to all the area has to offer. Sarah also enjoys running and
reading non-fiction books.
Brenda, Registered Dental Hygienist, EFDA
Brenda has been a member of Team Gravino since April 2015 and is loving every minute of our patient-centered environment.
Her engaging smile and warm, inviting demeanor are a delight, and we think you will truly enjoy your time with her.
Having experience in the dental field since her teen years as an assistant, then earning her Dental Hygiene Bachelor of
Science, and EFDA degree, from The Ohio State University, Brenda’s vast knowledge and experiences strengthen our
commitment to patient health and education.
In addition to providing you with excellent dental hygiene care, Brenda is certified to administer anesthetic. Furthermore,
she can also assist you with your administrative needs two days a week as our Patient Care Coordinator. You may be lucky
enough to connect with Brenda at all of your appointments!
After adventures working and living in Switzerland and Reno, NV, Brenda has settled in Avon Lake with her husband Bill,
teen stepchildren Billy and Lilly, and their kitties. She also enjoys being “Aunt B” to five young nieces and nephews.
Together, Brenda and Bill have a heart for Christian Missions, serving yearly in Guatemala. They also have fun cooking
and being outdoors, and they love music!
Vicky, Patient Services Coordinator
Vicky started her administrative journey with Team Gravino in the spring of 2016 and is thrilled to work with an office that
embodies kindness and caring in all that we do. She can’t wait to get to know you and looks forward to your call!
Vicky attended Cleveland State University and is a graduate of the CWRU school of Dentistry’s Expanded Function Dental Assisting
program. She worked as an EFDA for many years and has decided to now serve patients in a business capacity.
We believe that Vicky’s clinical experience, coupled with her warm demeanor and bright smile, will be a super combination in
order to provide you with excellent financial and scheduling services.
Vicky lives in Avon Lake with her husband, Kevin, and enjoys spending time with her adult children Tim, Kate, son-in-law Chris,
Kyle, Chad, daughter-in-law Christine, and two grandchildren, Noah & Abby. She also enjoys traveling, hiking,
gardening, and reading.
Diane Gravino, Operations Director
Diane has worked in the dental field since 1991. As Dr. Gravino’s wife and business partner, Diane has been instrumental in
developing the systems and technology that allow a high-quality, service-oriented business to thrive. Diane enjoys guiding
our day-to-day operations so that they consistently mirror our practice vision of providing excellent care and service that
is unique and genuine.
Diane received her education in business administration from Baldwin Wallace College and regularly attends many hours of
continuing education each year.
Diane and Nick love spending time with their three children. Twin boys, Joe and Vince, are both currently earning their
master’s degree, and their daughter Gabriella is a junior at the University of Dayton.
Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a
visit today at (440) 871-7040 to experience our team first hand.