Our Team


Barb is currently our office coordinator, or “office cheerleader” as she is sometimes described. She is happy to be with such an amazing team and it definitely shows. She has been part of the practice for eleven years, initially as Dr. Makrauer’s chairside assistant. Now you will find Barb assisting right at our front desk. Her position allows her “people skills” to shine. She cares for our existing and new patients with a listening ear, a helpful hand and a BIG SMILE! Barb has four grown children and three grandchildren of which she is so proud. She enjoys reading, walking, boating and being at the beach!!



Beth is our registered dental hygienist. She was born and raised in Philadelphia. She received her degree as a registered dental hygienist in 1989 from Philadelphia Community College and the University of Pennsylvania Dental School. She has been on staff with Dr. Makrauer since 1987. She is also a member of the Greater Philadelphia Dental Hygiene Study Club. She has dedicated her career to providing her patients with the most comprehensive dental care available today. She is a compassionate and caring individual. Our patients rely on her to inform, educate and assist them in maintaining excellent dental health.



Betsy is a dental assistant here at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts. She has been with the practice for over ten years. She completed her certification at Delaware Valley Academy. Betsy has five siblings as well as three children of her own. Family is very important to her. In Betsy’s words, “I believe the best way to serve our patients is to administer the best care possible and treat them as we would treat our own family.”



Lana is our team’s newest addition. She moved here from Alexandria, Virginia just five years ago. She received her Dental Assisting degree from ACT College in Virginia in 2004. She loves what she does because, for her, dentistry is artistry. She loves to be challenged at work. She is our resident entertainer here @ Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts for her coworkers and our patients as well!! She is an excellent communicator and is fluent in both Russian and English. In her free time, Lana enjoys gardening, cooking and painting. We are very fortunate to have Lana as part of our team.


Olga is a dental assistant here at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts. She has been with the practice since 2011-2012. Olga was born in the Ukraine. She arrived here in America with her family in her teenage years. She attended high school and college in this country. She has worked as a dental assistant for six years. She enjoys working with people. She has a positive attitude and is very outgoing. Many patients say that she is always smiling! She has a beautiful and GROWING family. She loves to travel and spend time with them. She also has a love for learning and reading.



IMG_2326Dasha is currently a dental assistant here at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts.  She thoroughly enjoys her position and she comes to us with almost five years of experience in the field of dentistry.  As a part of our team, Dasha does her very best to provide compassion and patient comfort at all times.  Her assisting capabilities ensure that every patient receives excellent dental care.  During her free time, she enjoys photography and spending time at the gym.  She also loves to volunteer with ministry programs at her church that assist families and children in need.