About Us:

Welcome to the orthodontic and pediatric dental office of Dr. Carolyn Crowell.

We welcome you and your child to view our web site for information about our practice, where children have fun while developing good habits for a lifetime of oral health. For the past decade, thousands of infants, children and adolescents have gained happy, healthy smiles through care in our office. As the science of dentistry expands via research and development of new methods, materials and equipment, we are able to offer you the newest advances. Recognizing that our office is a new experience for you and your child, we would like to make that first visit ---- and every one after that ---- pleasant. We proudly serve the city of Avon, OH including the surrounding cities of Avon Lake, Amherst, Westlake and Bay Village, OH.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Crowell is a graduate of Hanover College. She then earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine from University of Louisville School of Dentistry, followed by Specialty Training in Pediatric Dentistry at University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

Dr. Crowell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow of the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy, Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association and American Dental Association.

Her husband, Bret, is the Practice Administrator, and they have two sons.

Dr. McCune joined the practice in 2000. She is a graduate of Kenyon College and attended Case Western Reserve University for both a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and a Masters of Dental Science in Orthodontics.

She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Cleveland Society of Orthodontists, OKU Dental Honorary Society, Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, and American Dental Association.

Her husband, Greg, is a General Dentist, and they have three sons, one daughter, and two English Mastiffs.

Dr. Ramirez joined the practice in 2008. She attended El Paso Community College and graduated from Texas Tech University. She then attended California State University at Los Angeles and University of Texas at El Paso, and received a Doctorate of Dental Sciences from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School.

Dr. Ramirez then spent three years specializing in Children’s Dentistry at MetroHealth Medical Center Pediatric Dental Clinic in Cleveland. She is a member of the American Dental Association.

Her husband, Steve, is a Dental Anesthesiologist, and they have one son and two daughters.

Meet Our Staff

Linda has been in the dental profession for forty years. She attended Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants. She has been with Dr. Crowell's practice for nineteen years. As the office manager, she oversees the daily operations of the practice.
Linda enjoys the outdoors and is an avid gardener.

Anne has been in the pediatric dental field for 29 years. She has been working with Dr. Crowell since 1997. Anne has been an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary since 2003. She received her training from Case Western Reserve University. Anne is also qualified to coronal polish along with being a Certified Dental Assistant. Along with these duties, Anne works with our orthodontist, Dr. McCune, on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Anne has 3 children, Beth, Megan, and Dan and also 4 grandchildren, Madeline, Meryl, Miles, and Bryn. She enjoys time with her family, sewing, and gardening.

Joan has been with Dr. Crowell for 6 years as part of the Front Office Team. She enjoys working in an office with state-of-the-art dentistry and especially working with children.
Joan lives in Avon Lake with her husband, Mike, and has 2 children, Alison and Brett. On her down time, she enjoys being with her family, dogs, as well as hiking and reading.

Tammy has been in the dental profession for more than 15 years. She has been a part of our Front Desk Team for over 4 years as a Surgical Coordinator. She is also licensed in Radiography.
Tammy and her fiance, Paul, reside in Lorain with 4 children between them Tyler, Autumn, Austin and Adam. In her spare time, she loves supporting the kids in their various sporting events, going to the movies, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ann W. has been in the dental profession for more than 25 years. She works at the front desk and is also the orthodontic financial coordinator. She is excited to see all the progress in dentistry over the past years. Ann lives in Amherst with her husband Mike. They have one daughter named Sarah. She enjoys spending time with family, walking, and reading.

Hi there. I'm Dana and I have been assisting two wonderful doctors and some fun hygentists for the past 10 years. My job as a Dental Assistant can be very challenging but very rewarding at the end of each day. I am certified in Radiology, CPR, and with N20.
My husband, John of 10 years, has always been my biggest supporter. I have 2 daughters, Gabrielle 22 and Madison 18. I also have 3 furry four-legged family members, Marley, Willie, and Nayla.
Anyone who truly knows me knows that I love pink, Mickey and Minnie, love to listen to Kenny Chesney and I plan to retire to Tybee Island one day.

Laura has been a pediatric Dental Assistant for 25 years. She has enjoyed working at Dr. Crowell's for 18 years.
Laura has a husband, Pat, and a dog, Riley the Wonder Dog. She enjoys walking, paddle boarding, and spending time with family and friends.

Kathryn joined the practice in 1998. She attended Lakeland Community College in Mentor, Ohio. She has knowledge of American Sign Language. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Hygiene Association, and the Lorain County Dental Hygiene Association for over 30 years.
She is married to Bud and has 3 stepsons, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and 3 cats. In her down time she enjoys crafts, walking, shooting, church, traveling and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Starting in high school working part time in an oral surgeon's office, follow by this wonderful Pediatric dental office that she has never left, Shawn brings over 44 years of experience to our practice! Some of you parents might even remember her cleaning your teeth back in the day!
Shawn graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 1978. She has served her state and local Dental Hygiene Associations over many years in various positions. She has worked part time as Adjunct Faculty at LCCC in the Dental Hygiene Clinic Program and is Nitrous Oxide Certified. She continues to keep current with continuing education courses that coincide with dental hygiene and our state of the art practice.
When she is not making the world a better place "one tooth at a time," she can be found on the golf course or scuba diving some place warm with her husband, John.

Diana has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1985 when she received her Bachelor of Science Degree from The Ohio State University. She has been working with Dr. Crowell since 2000. In addition to her general Dental Hygiene duties, she also works with the Orthodontic patients, has Nitrous Oxide certification, and visits local preschools educating the children about Nutrition and Oral Health.
Diana has 3 daughters and lives in Amherst where she is an active member of the High School band, choir, and theater boosters.

My name is Joy. I have been part of Carolyn Crowell's practice for many years. My own special needs daughter has been a patient for 18 years and I have been a staff member for 7 years. I have seen and been part of the professional care that is given to every patient. My position consists of sterilization of the instruments, lab duties, and being one of the assistants for Dr. Maria Ramirez and our hygentists Shawn, Diana, and Kathy.
My husband and I live in Amherst. We have 2 sons and a daughter and 5 beautiful grandchildren.

I have been in the dental field for over 30 years working with adults and children as a Certified Dental Assistant. I definitely prefer working with the kids. I have been certified in assisting and radiology for the last 25 years. I have my coronal polishing certificate. I have been working with the practice for 15 years. I do chair side assisting and ortho assisting.
I reside in Sheffield Village with my wonderful husband, Jay, of 25 years and 3 kids, Josh, Jacob, and Jami who will all be in college in the fall. Looking forward to traveling more in the future!

Hello, my name is Teri. I have been fortunate to greet you and your children at Dr. Crowell's office since July 2005. It has been my pleasure to help schedule appointments for your children when you call or when you are here. Whatever your needs are, I am more than happy to help assist you as best I can. I truly enjoy working with all of our doctors, hygienists, and team members. We are all dedicated to providing your children with healthy smiles in a wonderful and friendly atmosphere. We are a great team and your children give us much joy!
When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my terrific husband, Jim, our three children, their spouses and our three grandchildren. We are blessed with a wonderful family and appreciate every opportunity when we get together.

Hello, I'm Hannah. I am originally from Youngstown, Ohio. I have earned my Certified Dental Assisting Certificate at Choffin School of Accredited Adult Dental Assisting in 2014. After graduating I worked as an orthodontic assistant. I have been living in Cleveland for a year now working in Pediatric dentistry with Dr. Crowell. I plan to continue my education in dentistry and become an EFDA.
I enjoy spending my free with with my family, playing coed softball and cuddling with my furry friends!