Meet the Team

 

Haley Holt, D.M.D.

Associate Dentist 

Dr. Haley Holt joined Total Health Dentistry in 2019 after over 12 years of practicing dentistry in pediatrics, public health, and private practice. She holds her DMD from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. She also holds dual degrees in Chemistry and Fine Arts from Saint Francis University.
As a lover of art and science, Dr. Holt is highly trained in aesthetic dentistry and enjoys reconstructing smiles as a work of art. She is also committed to educating patients on the link between oral health and systemic health and the science behind it. She enjoys working with both children and adults alike in both the Altoona & Huntingdon locations.
In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, and sculpting. Dr. Holt also enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, camping, and kayaking with her husband, Michael. She loves to spoil her two cuddly pugs, Vinnie and Molly. Dr. Holt looks forward to treating every patient like family and spreading the philosophy of holistic care.
 
 
Gary Putt, D.M.D.
 
Associate Dentist

Dr. Putt joined Total Health Dentistry after finishing dental
school in 2023. He has always had a passion of serving others, striving to go above and beyond in all he does, and working with people to help them love their smile again. Dr. Putt has and continues to invest in his skillset and knowledge to better serve his patients and help to train the next generation of dental professionals. His career in dentistry started in Tyrone Area High School, where he interned in the local hospital and took 3 years of medical classes and served as Class Treasurer. He earned his degree in Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Dentistry at Juniata College in 2017, where he interned as IT Support for the school, held the CEO position of the school-owned rental business, and shadowed in local offices. In 2023, he earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. During his studies in dental school, he served as Class President for the first year, Technology Officer for three years, and earned his CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) associate teaching certificate, and enrolled in the ACT ARCO (Academic Career Track Area of Concentration) program which was awarded the Gies Award for Outstanding Vision, Innovation, and Achievement in 2020 and builds upon the standards of the ADEA ADCFP academic fellowship program. To continue to provide the best treatment in dental care, Dr. Putt works to adapt to the needs of each patient and continues to further his trainings. He is a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry. He continues to attend courses regularly. Dr. Putt has his brother, Gray, and their parents Gary and Kristie. They live in Tyrone area, and love to go on hikes and go skiing across the country. They run a non-profit called All the Beautiful Things, which aims to support the caregivers of cancer patients during the time they need it most. While their non-profit currently takes up most of his volunteering time, Dr. Putt has always been passionate about giving back to communities, including volunteer work through Habitat for Humanity, Mountain T.O.P., and the Smithsonian Institution.
 
 

Shilo VanHart

Owner/CEO & Marketing Coordinator

Shilo, Dr. Hartman's business partner & daughter, has worked in many different areas of the practice over the years. During high school and college she worked in the front office as the scheduling coordinator and also assisted the doctor with treatment chair side as an assistant. She holds a B.S. degree in Human Resource Management from Messiah College. In October 2005, Shilo returned to the practice as the Administrative and Financial Coordinator. She enjoyed assisting our clients with financial arrangements so they could receive the treatment they need to optimize their dental health. She enjoyed managing all of the business, administrative and bookkeeping responsibilities of the practice. In 2016, Shilo bought into the Huntingdon practice and became Dr Hartman's business partner. Later that year, Shilo decided to expand Total Health Dentistry and acquired the additional locations in Altoona & State College. Shilo is now enjoying the challenge of traveling between the 3 locations managing operations, hiring, providing training & coaching and helping with client services as needed. She manages all of the marketing and continues with administrative & bookkeeping responsibilities.  

Shilo is an avid equestrian and enjoys time riding & competing with her horses. She enjoys living on her farm in the McAlevey's Fort area with her husband, Buddie; sons, Ryker and Soren and daughter, Aria. Together they enjoy camping, riding horses, playing with their Bernese Mountain dog Tucker & Dalmatian Zadar, traveling, motorcycles, serving in childrens ministry at their church and spending time with family.

 

Darlene Riling

Lead Administrative Coordinator

Darlene joined the Total Health Dentistry team in October of 2007 as the Scheduling Coordinator in our Huntingdon location. In this role, she schedules appointments for patients, assists with questions about services, and works in other areas of client satisfaction. She enjoys that this position allows her the opportunity to inspire patients to achieve the level of dental and overall health that we all strive for. Darlene lives outside of Huntingdon with her husband Mark. Together they love spending time with their children and grandchildren.

 

 

 

Cyndy Taylor

Treatment Coordinator

Cyndy joined the Total Health Dentistry Team in November 2013 with five years previous experience as a dental assistant in our Huntingdon & Altoona locations. She started her career as a dental assistant after 18 years of homeschooling her two sons, Adam and Jason.  Cyndy is a certified therapist in TruDenta TMJ/head/neck pain therapy. She has taken it upon herself to become very well educated in  Healthystart childrens orthodontic appliances as well as in designing same day CEREC crowns. She is eager to see patients experience total health and wellness through improved dental health. Cyndy and her husband Ray reside in Hartslog Valley in Huntingdon. She enjoys cooking, gardening, swimming and spending time with her granddaughter.

 

Dawn Greene             

Treatment Coordinator

Dawn joined the Total Health Dentistry Team in June 2017. She graduated with honors from the dental assistant program at York Technical Institute May 2017. She travels to both of our office locations and has the advantage of working with all of our doctors.  Dawn resides in her hometown of Tyrone. She has two children. Her son Kaden, resides at home and daughter, Lyndsay, is a nurse living in Colorado. Dawn enjoys spending time with her family & friends, serving at her church, gardening, refurbishing furniture, cooking and baking in her spare time. She values her relationships with her patients and strives to give them the very best care with an open and honest relationship. To be able to work in an environment with such a high quality of care for the patient where the patient is truly valued and cared for is something she feels very grateful for.

 

 

 

 

Jean Butterbaugh

Scheduling Coordinator

Jean joined the Total Health Dentistry team in May 2023. She works in both our Altoona & Huntingdon locations. Jean comes to us with many years of career management experience and is a great asset to our team. She is happy to schedule appointments for patients, assist with questions about services, and also help coordinate the insurnace benefits for clients & their treatment. Her favorite place to go is at the beach or hanging out at Disney with Mickey! Jean resides in the Bellwood area with her brother, Dave. 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Knable   

Scheduling Coordinator

Amanda joined Total Healthy in October 2023. She works part time in our Huntingdon location. She is happy to schedule appointments for patients, assist with questions about services, and also help coordinate the insurnace benefits for clients & their treatment. Amanda  lives in the Huntingdon area. 

 

Suzanne Border

Insurance & Scheduling Coordinator

Suzanne joined the Total Health Dentistry team in December 2023. She works in our Altoona location.  She is happy to schedule appointments for patients, assist with questions about services, and also help coordinate the insurnace benefits for clients & their treatment. Suzanne lives in the Altoona area. 

 

Lexi Rusk

Treatment Coordinator

Lexi has been a medical assistant for 12 years and has decided to expand her career to dental assisting with us! Lexi joined Total Health Dentistry in April 2021 and works in our Huntingdon location. She is certified in phlebotomy & looks forward to educating patients on the many dental health care options available. Lexi lives in Huntingdon with her husband Steve and likes to travel. She enjoys spending her free time with her family of 5 children & 7 grandchildren. Lexi has a kind and caring spirit to help put you at ease getting your dental treatment and she looks forward to meeting you!

 

 

 

 

Abbey Ryan

Treatment Coordinator

Abbey joined the Total Health Dentistry team in June 2021 and is a certified chairside assistant caring for patients at both our locations. During highschool she completed 3 years of Dental  Assisting at the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center. Abbey cares most about bringing optimal comfort, care and trust to each patient she sees. She understands the importance of patient trust and relationships to ensure excellent quality care. Abbey is from the Altoona area and in her spare time she like to watch movies, shop and spend time with family and her pets. She is honored she has the opportunity to work in an environmnet where she can help and serve others and looks forward to assisting with your dental care! 

 

 

 

Kelsey Hass

Treatment Coordinator

Kelsey joined the Total Health Dentistry team in December of 2023. She is an experienced certified Dental Assistant and works in our Huntingdon location. Kelsey resides in Three Springs area.

 

 

Terriann Shoemaker 

Registered Dental Hygienist

Terriann received her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Coastal Carolina Community College in 1995. She has over 20 years experience in many facets of the Dental Profession.  Terriann enjoys forming relationships with patients in order to be able to provide them with optimal dental care. She currently resides in Hollidaysburg with her most precious gifts, her 2 daughters. She enjoys spending her spare time together with her family and with their 2 dogs, Bexley and Harlee. Terriann travels to Pittsburgh often to spend time with family and visits Deep Creek Maryland with them as often as possible. She loves the lake views and hanging out at the campfire spending quality time with her family.

 

 

 

Jaimie Kessel   

Registered Dental Hygienist

After working with our team as a temporary placement hygienist for a year and a half, Jaimie has joined the Total Healthy Dentistry team permanently in January 2022. Jaimie will primarily be working in our Altoona location with occasional days in our Huntingdon location. She graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland in 2015 and has alot of experience having worked at many different offices as a temporary placement hygienist. Jaimie and her husband, Brandon, enjoy living in the Osterburg area and have recently become parents with a beautiful baby boy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” — 3 John 1:2

 
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