The team at Dr. Todd Russell's Smile Studio

Meet the Solon Dental Team


Dawn - Office Manager

For 15 years, Dawn has dedicated herself to serving patients in the dental community, deriving immense satisfaction from helping them understand and address their dental needs. Witnessing patients leave with smiles of contentment after their appointments brings her great joy.

Born and raised in Willoughby, Ohio, Dawn continues to call it home alongside her wonderful husband Nate and amazing son Ryan. Outside of work, her passions include traveling with her family, baking, enthusiastically cheering on Ryan in his sports endeavors, and being an avid supporter of all Cleveland sports. The true source of her joy, however, lies in spending quality time with her husband, son, step-sons, and her cherished canine companion, Bella.


Loretta - Patient Accounts Coordinator

With 26 years of experience in the dental field, Loretta seamlessly manages Accounts Receivable while also contributing her skills at the front desk and serving as the doctor's assistant.

Beyond the office, she finds joy in travel and attending concerts with her husband. When her two children return home from college, she relishes the moments spent together. An avid reader, Loretta embraces the enriching world of literature in her leisure time.


Shontae - Dental Hygienist

Hello, Im Shontae, a Registered Dental Hygienist. I am a passionate dental hygienist with over 15 years of experience. I pride myself on my gentle approach and dedication to educating my patients about oral health.

Outside of the dental office I enjoy shopping and art. In my free time I vacation with my husband Kris and our 2 kids Deanglo and Kristina.


Kim - Dental Hygienist

Kim is a passionate Registered Dental Hygienist who puts her patients needs first. She loves making sure her patients have a great dental experience each visit.

When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, Dustin and their children. She enjoys gardening, trying new activities, and working on projects around her home. She considers herself a handy-woman and is always willing to try new tasks.


Lindsey - Dental Assistant

For nearly two decades, Lindsey has found fulfillment in the art of helping individuals love their smiles. Renowned for her gentle nature, she possesses the innate ability to make patients feel not only cared for but also entirely comfortable throughout their dental experiences. Beyond her professional dedication to perfecting the smiles of others, Lindsey leads a vibrant "mom life."

In the realm of family, Lindsey shares her life with the equally amazing Tom, her husband, and their four wonderful children. Their household is a bustling hub of activity and love. A fervent traveler, Lindsey embraces the joy of exploring new places with her family, creating lasting memories. Horseback riding stands as one of her cherished pastimes, allowing her to connect with nature and find moments of tranquility. Amidst the hustle and bustle, Lindsey enthusiastically supports her children in their sports endeavors, finding immense pride in witnessing their achievements on the field.


Lanae - Dental Assistant

Lanae has been in the Dental Field since 1998. She received her Dental Assisting Education from Akron Medical and Dental Institute. Lanae has found DTR DDS Smile Studios atmosphere to be one of not only excellent dental care but team support as well.

She enjoys riding her bicycle and spending time with family.

The team at Dr. Russell's Smile Studio having fun with their poses
The team at Dr. Russell's Smile Studio having fun with their poses