Meet The Staff

Our staff at Chagrin Highlands Dental Group is composed of a highly trained group of knowledgeable and friendly dental professionals. They routinely participate in continuing education endeavors to remain at the forefront of the dental field. Your comfort and safety remain their top priorities as they manage our welcoming office environment, help you complete paperwork, and facilitate communication with insurance companies. Our team of experienced hygienists, assistants, and office coordinators strives to care for you and your family members as one of our own.


Meet Christine

Christine has been the Business Manager for Chagrin Highlands Dental Group since 2015. She relishes in the opportunity to build relationships with our patients and prides herself on learning as much as possible about them. For Christine, being in dentistry means having the chance to be a part of a healthy, positive change in someone’s life. In her free time, she enjoys decorating her home and spending time with her family.


Laura McBride

Laura obtained her license to practice as a Dental Assistant having graduated from The Cleveland Institute of Dental and Medical Assistants in 1999. As part of her studies she completed the necessary requirements and obtained her radiography licensure for the State of Ohio.

As of 2002 Laura has been recognized by the National Board of Dental Assistants

Looking to further her education Laura enrolled into the Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary program at Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine. She completed her studies and became a licensed EFDA in the State of Ohio in 2010.

Laura joined the team at Chagrin Highlands Dental Group in August of 2021.

Outside of the office Laura is the mother of 3 children. She is an avid camper and keeps busy with her gardens in the summer.


Patricia Tomko

Patricia was born and raised in Euclid, Ohio. After graduating from Lake Catholic High School in 2008 Patricia joined the United States Air Force. Stationed in Fort Worth, Texas she proudly served our Country until 2016. After her honorable discharge she enrolled in hygiene school. After moving back to Ohio in 2021 Patricia joined the team with Chagrin Highlands Dental Group in 2021.

Patricia is currently enrolled in the Bachelors of Hygiene Program through The Ohio State University.

Patricia is married with two children, a son, and a daughter. As a family they enjoy all that Ohio has to offer in the summer months be it Cedar Point or finding new places to go and explore. Sandy, the family dog, holds a very special place in the hearts of Patty and her family.


Rachael Fuller

Rachael graduated summa cum laude from Lakeland Community College in 2022. While in school, she received numerous prestigious accolades including Outstanding Student, Provost Award nomination, and membership to Chi Chi Epsilon, a national dental hygiene honors society. She is also an active member of the ADHA and NEODHA. She has a passion for public health and serves her community regularly by participating in free dental clinics such as Medworks, Team Smile, and Give Kids A Smile Day.

When she is not at work, Rachael spends time with her husband, her son, and their dog-Kendra. They enjoy watching movies, playing board games, and taking rides around the neighborhood on their golf cart. They frequent the beach in the summer and love to spend time outdoors. Rachael also loves doing puzzles, reading books, and eating Reese’s cups.

Dawn Paradise

Dawn has been in the Dental field for over 20 years. Starting as a Dental Assistant she has expanded her knowledge to all thing’s dental insurance, becoming an insurance coordinator in recent years. Having a great passion for helping others, Dawn is also a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Dawn joined the Chagrin Highlands Dental Group in 2022.

Dawn is married with 3 children. Along with her husband they keep very busy with the children, the 3 family dogs and the business that her husband is proud to locally own and operate. In the summer Dawn can be found at one of Cleveland’s many sporting or musical event or sitting by the campfire at her family’s camping site.

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