Staff Bios

Staff Bios

Michael D. Mason, DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)

has been practicing dentistry since he graduated cum laude from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1977.  Following graduation, Dr. Mason taught part time in the restorative Dentistry Clinic at WVU, from 1977 until 1980.  He then returned to the Mid-Ohio Valley, practicing family dentistry in Pennsboro, WV and later moving to Parkersburg.  He is currently a member of the Blennerhassett Dental Society, The WV Dental Association, as well as, the American Dental Association.  Remaining current to provide superior dentistry to his patients, he regularly attends continuing education courses including the Zimmer Dental Implant Institute in Carlsbad, California.  Dr. Mason and his wife Debra love to travel and also enjoy antiquing.


 

Chad M. Bush, DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)

Mason Dental is proud to introduce our new associate, Chad M. Bush, DDS. Dr. Bush is a Parkersburg native, returning after graduating from West Virginia University School of Dentistry. Dr. Bush is a member of the WV Dental Association, The American Dental Association and The Academy of General Dentistry. Aside from his education in the most modern dental techniques, Dr. Bush is also certified in Soft Tissue Diode Laser Treatment. When he isn't taking time out to volunteer his experience to organizations such as Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic, Dr. Bush enjoys fishing and quality time with his wife, Shayna and their son, Mason.


Cathy Boone, RDH

Cathy graduated from West Liberty University in 1981 as a Registered Dental Hygienist and she began working for Dr. Mason in 1987.  She loves her job and enjoys the relationships that she has formed with her patients over the years.
Cathyís faith in God, family and friends are whatís most important to her.  She has been married for 19 years, to her husband David and they share 3 children: Lindsay, Taylor and Mackenzie. They also have a granddaughter, Kylee, who keeps them very busy.  If she would happen to find any free time, she loves to walk, play tennis, shop and relax on the beach.


Donna Pickering, Financial Coordinator

Donna graduated from WVU-P with a degree in Office Administration.  She has been a member of Dr. Masonís team since 2007.  As Financial Coordinator she provides patients with many financial options to fit their needs.
Donna resides in Williamstown, WV with her husband, Dr. David Pickering and their four beautiful children: Alyson, Emily, Katelyn and Chase.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, riding 4 wheelers and reading.


Jessie Fenton, RDH

Jessie has been with us since 2004.  She grew up in Williamstown, WV.  She graduated in 2002 from West Liberty University.
Along with her husband Adam, she enjoys spending time with their awesome kids, Maiya and Maddox, as well as family and a close circle of friends.  Other hobbies include boating, biking and attending functions for The Shrine.
Dr. Mason has been a major influence in her life.  He has been her dentist since the age of two and is now her childrenís dentist.


Linda Roberts, Scheduling Coordinator

Linda has been a scheduling coordinator since 1994.  She has been with our team since 2011.  She is an asset to our team.  She greets patients with a smile and makes them feel comfortable as she welcomes them to our office.
She has been married to her husband, Mike, since 1982 and they share two children: Cameron, 16 and Derek, 24. In her free time, she enjoys boating, jet skiing and shopping.


Lisa A. Miller,R.D.H.

Lisa started in the dental field as a dental assistant for an orthodontist at the age of 15, but felt a calling toward dental hygiene. She graduated in 1991, Cum Laude from Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut; the birthplace of dental hygiene and the first school in the world to offer a career in hygiene. She has received several awards including the Elizabeth J. Carrozza award for her clinical skills.
After working in a private periodontal practice for 12 years, Lisaís family returned to her birthplace, following her parentsí retirement back to Marietta, Ohio. Lisa has been a part of our team since 2003, utilizing her periodontal experience to keep our patientsí gums in tip-top shape. She takes pride in helping her patients understand the connection between the health of their mouths and the health of their bodies.
Lisa lives in Marietta with her husband and two beautiful daughters. She is a member of First Baptist Church, Marietta and a current member of their Deacon board and the Co-chair of the Pastoral/Church Relations board.  Her kids keep her happily running but in any free time she loves snow skiing , skating, fishing, tubing, reading, singing, museums,  and travelling with her family.
Lisa has such great confidence in Dr. Masonís attention to detail and gentle manner that she invited her sister from Washington ,D.C. to have one crown done here, and she has now been a patient since 2005 who travels over 6 hours for  Dr. Masonís work!


Sabrina Strothers, Hygiene Coordinator

Sabrina began her career as a dental assistant in 1999 in the Air Force, graduating with a Certificate in Dental Assisting.   During her enlistment, she traveled to Peru on a humanitarian mission, aiding underprivileged men, women and children who were unable to afford medical and dental care.
She joined our team in 2007 as a dental assistant and is now the Hygiene Coordinator, assisting our hygienists to treat our patients with the best care possible.  So, when you call to schedule your cleanings, you will most likely get to speak with her.  She enjoys the interaction with patients and loves working for Dr. Mason.
Sabrina and her husband, Eric, enjoy spending time with their children, Jolie and Carter.  She also enjoys Zumba, Yoga and attending church with her family.


Sherry Taylor, Dental Assistant

Sherry joined our team in June, 2009.  She brings 29 years of experience in the dental field to our office.  She is licensed by the WV Board of Dental Examiners in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring and Expanded Duties for Restorative Dental Assistants.  She enjoys interacting with patients and making sure all their needs are met.  Sherry is married to her high school sweetheart and has one son.  She enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family and friends.


Tina Cowan, Certified Dental Assistant

Tina has been assisting in the dental field since 1988.  She received her associatesí degree in nursing from Washington State Community College and has received many certificates of excellence in dentistry through the years.  She is certified to perform expanded duties and administer nitrous oxide by the WV Board of Dental Examiners.  Tina has been Dr. Masonís assistant since 1993.
In her free time, she enjoys camping, fishing and boating.  Tinaís son, Zac, is a professional Indy Wrestler.  She enjoys traveling with him to his wrestling events and supporting him in the stands.  Also, she enjoys time spent with her family, church and her 2 loyal dogs, Rose and Zero.

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