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Meet Our Hygienists


Amy Lease

Amy graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture Science from The University of Maryland in 1999 and an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College in 2005. She has enjoyed working as a hygienist at our office since 2006.

Developing relationships with patients makes work a pleasure for Amy. ” I have a passion for helping patients restore and maintain good oral hygiene. My mom did not have good oral care as a child so she made sure my sister and I did. I thank my mom for my love of hygiene. I pride myself on gentle yet thorough care for all my patients.”

Amy is from Cumberland and resides in the area with her husband, Josh, and their two children Arin and Lane.


Danielle Kennell

Danielle has worked in the dental field for 16 years, and has been a hygienist in our office since 2004. She graduated magna cum laude with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences from Allegany College of Maryland in 2004. At graduation, she earned several awards, including the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award and awards for outstanding academic achievement in each of the three didactic dental hygiene courses of Oral Pathology, Pharmacology, and Periodontology, as well as an induction into the Dental Hygiene National Honor Society, Sigma Phi Alpha.

Danielle was raised in Hyndman, PA, and now resides in Ellerslie, MD with her daughter Madison, boyfriend Adam, and his two kids Zach and Katie. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, working out, and playing various sports. She is also an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan. Most of all, she loves spending time with her family and friends.


Jade Browning

Jade Browning has been employed at Lin Family Dentistry for almost nine years and has twelve years of experience in the dental field. Jade started in the dental field as a dental assistant and returned to school after 5 years as an assistant to pursue a degree in dental hygiene. In 2011 Jade graduated from Allegany College of Maryland with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences for Dental Hygiene. Now working as a hygienist, Jade brings a special understanding of all dental procedures based on her experience as a former assistant. Jade enjoys dentistry from a dental hygiene perspective and continues to learn and grow in this field.

Patient relationships are very important to Jade and she considers her patient rapport and chairside manner to be one of her greatest strengths. Jade enjoys developing relationships with all of her patients and providing a high standard of care in a non-threatening environment. “I thoroughly enjoy my patients and look forward to seeing them every six months. I hope to provide a setting where patients know that they are receiving the best treatment and actually look forward to their regular dental visits.”

Jade was born and raised in the Cumberland area and now resides in Bel Air with her husband Mike and their three sons Gabriel, Elias and Jonah. Fitness is another passion of Jade’s and in her spare time she enjoys running, biking or hitting the gym.


Joyanna Ellsworth

Joyanna graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences from Allegany College of Maryland in 2011. She was honored to be selected during her senior year of high school directly into the Dental Hygiene program. Joyanna enjoys to keep up on the latest technology in Dental Hygiene.

Working with patients and building a rapport is what Joyanna enjoys most about the field. She enjoys working with others, building relationships, and helping people of all ages with their oral and overall health. She has a passion for working with pediatric patients and enjoys making their dental visit fun! “It makes my day to have my patients excited for their next visit”.

Joyanna resides in the Cresaptown area with her husband Kevin. In her spare time she enjoys fitness, watching hockey, and spending time with her family. Her and her husband have recently celebrated the arrival of their first child.