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21590 Center Ridge Rd | Rocky River, OH 44116 | 440-333-4623

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Dr. Sonja Jarmoszuk

Dr. Sonja Jarmoszuk - a pediatric dentist in Rocky River, OH

Dr. Sonja Jarmoszuk wants to make each visit to her office a successful and enjoyable experience for your child. She understands that children are curious, energetic, and always learning. This is what makes her work so rewarding. She enjoys teaching children the importance of oral health care and how good care will benefit them throughout their lives.

Dr. Jarmoszuk was raised in Elyria Ohio, and graduated from Denison University and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. The following year she completed a General Practice Residency in Cleveland, from St. Luke’s Dental Associates. This is where she realized her true calling to pediatric dentistry. Dr. Jarmoszuk completed two years at Children’s Hospital Buffalo, where she obtained her training in pediatric dentistry. She currently lives in Rocky River with her husband and two sons. She enjoys playing field hockey, gardening, watching movies and chasing after her active boys! Be sure to ask Dr. J what good movies she has seen lately!


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Team


Business Team


Jenifer Darabant - Practice Administrator

A certified dental assistant with certificates in coronal polishing and radiographs, Jenifer has the breadth of experience and knowledge necessary to keep our office running smoothly. As practice administrator, she oversees many of our operations, allowing our clinical team to focus wholly on you and your child. Away from the office, Jenifer enjoys time with her family, including her daughter Samantha and grandchildren, Derrick and Maggie.


Michele Kolus - Patient Care Coordinator

Michele is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace College with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. Michele has several years of customer service experience and loves working with children and adults. Michele is married to Kris and has a daughter, Karmen that keeps her very busy. Michele loves spending time with her family and trying new restaurants.


Traci Ebel - Insurance Coordinator

Traci has worked in dentistry for over 25 years. She started out in orthodontics as an assistant and transitioned to the business team. Traci has many years of experience working with patients and their dental insurance. Traci lives in Cleveland with her husband Tony. They enjoy going to their Lake House in Huron with their two boys during the summer.


Certified Dental Assistants


Jennifer Straub - Certified Dental Assistant

Jennifer enjoys working with children because her time with them translates into a lifetime of healthy smiles. Her many certifications and continuing education coursework allow her to give your child the focused attention he or she needs with fantastic results. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, Todd and daughter Giuliana. She also enjoys reading, walking her dogs, playing golf and swimming.


Stephanie Cook - Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Stephanie has been in the dental field for over 20 years, starting her training while in high school and finishing in a program at Case Western Reserve University. She had always worked in a general practice, but after meeting Dr. J and experiencing her office, working with children is what she loves to do! Stephanie lives in North Ridgeville with her husband and two children. They often like to go on hikes and bike rides, so if you see her on the trails make sure to say hi!


Registered Dental Hygienist


Zanda Zilaote – Registered Dental Hygienist

Zanda graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 2012. She was born and raised in Latvia and gained fluency in English and Russian in addition to Latvian. Zanda has worked with children for over eight years starting out as an au pair and continue to work for several years at the Latvian summer camp “Garezers” as a program director. Zanda enjoys volunteering with the “Give Kids a Smile” program and the Free clinic. Zanda is married to Franz and they enjoy exploring new restaurants and cooking so if you know of a new great local restaurant let her know.


Lauren Phillips - Registered Dental Hygienist

Lauren is a proud graduate from Lorain County Community College. She finds joy in helping others and educating every child on how to create good oral hygiene habits. Lauren loves to make the children’s dental appointment fun and a positive experience. When not at work, she enjoys being outside, spending time with her family and cat, Ophelia.


Danielle Kuncel - Registered Dental Hygienist

Danielle is a graduate from Cuyahoga Community College. She has a passion for working with children and helping families develop and maintain healthy smiles. When Danielle is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and hiking. She often sees patients out and about when taking her daughters to different activities. Be sure to say hello if you see her.


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