Dental Staff

All professionals at Taney Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. VoShaun Wilkerson

Dr. Wilkerson is a native of Reading, Pennsylvania. She began her dental career while serving in the U.S Army as dental assistant and later as a military dental hygienist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Kutztown University in 2001. She then attended Howard University where she received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2005. Upon graduation, she completed her advanced education in general practice residency at The University of Michigan in 2006. Dr. Wilkerson strives for excellence in all that she does and takes pride in treating patients with dental anxiety and fears related to past dental experiences. Her philosophy is to provide optimum care for all of her patients while providing a wide range of services including a multitude of Cosmetic treatments and Invisalign. Dr. Wilkerson enjoys spending time with her family, reading and going hiking.

Connie Bowers - Office Manager

Connie is a 1987 FSK graduate and resides in Keymar with her husband Bobby, being the 4th generation living on their small family farm. Her children, Bobby IV and Amy Jo, are now married and living close by. Connie started part-time with Dr. Dow in 1984 as a sophomore in high school. Upon graduation in 1987 the office was in need of a full time receptionist/office manager that she was able to fill. She has now been an employee here for over 30 years. Connie enjoys her work here, especially getting to interact with all of the patients and making sure they are getting the best care in the chair and at the front desk. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and camping.

Ashley Hise - Front Desk

Ashley is from Taneytown, Maryland. Ashley attended Dental Assisting Training Schools of Maryland and Virginia. Ashley is certified as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Dental Radiation Technologist. As well as being a Dental Assistant she also works as a Front Desk Receptionist. She has been with the practice for three years. Ashley enjoys interacting with all of the patients and making sure they get the best dental care possible. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and two cats.

Nikki Welch - Dental Hygienist

Nikki Welch is originally from Allegany County, Maryland where she attended Allegany Community College. She earned her Associate of Arts degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 1991. Nikki started working for Taney Dental Associates in July of 1991 and she plans on staying with the practice for many more years. Nikki married her high school sweetheart Drew in June of 1991 and they have one daughter named Ciera. In her spare time she likes to read, travel, go camping, and volunteer at her church. Nikki and her family currently reside in Littlestown, Pennsylvania.

Wendy Wierman - Dental Assistant

Wendy is from Hanover, Pennsylvania. She has been working as a Dental Assistant with the practice since 2001. Wendy is certified as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Dental Radiation Technologist. Wendy loves working as a team member in a positive and caring atmosphere. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and her cat Pitt, being outdoors, walking and cooking.

Morgan Sweitzer - Dental Assistant

Morgan has grown up in Taneytown, Maryland. She is starting her career at Taney Dental Associates under supervision of Dr. Dow and Dr. Wilkerson as an Entry Level Dental Assistant and Dental Radiation Technologist. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family and especially her dog named Clover. She enjoys seeing how changing a patient’s smile transforms their lives.

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