Meet the Doctors
Lawrence Mauro, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Lawrence Mauro was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. Originally from Donora, PA, Dr. Mauro attended Washington and Jefferson College where he earned his B.A. in Biology in 1999. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, earning his D.M.D in 2003. Following Dental School, Dr. Mauro completed an optional General Practice Residency at the VA Pittsburgh Health Care, where he was mentored by some of the brightest and most talented General Dentists and Dental Specialists in the Pittsburgh area.
Dr. Mauro’s dental education did not end following his residency. He is a lifelong student of dentistry and a firm believer in Continuing Dental Education. He completes 80 to 100 hours of Continuing Dental Education annually, which is roughly four to five times the amount required to maintain licensure by the state of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mauro has been awarded the prestigious "Fellowship Award" with the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor less than 1% of dentists nationwide achieve.
While completing his residency, Dr. Mauro (Larry) married his beautiful and brilliant wife, Melissa. They were married in 2003 and have been blessed with four amazing daughters. After practicing and living in Vermont, Larry and Melissa decided it was best to move back home to Pittsburgh. They are very excited to raise their daughters in the North Hills with their grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins nearby in the Pittsburgh area.
Dr. Mauro’s goal at North Hills Family Dental is to provide his patients with optimal oral health care in a pleasurable and comforting environment. He believes that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice a caring patient-doctor relationship for state-of-the-art, top quality dental care—At North Hills Family Dental, you get both!
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Andrew Dunlevy, DMD
Dr. Andrew Dunlevy was born in Pittsburgh. He grew up mostly in Edmond, OK just outside of Oklahoma City. Dr. Dunlevy attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his BS in Zoology-Biomedical Sciences. He then returned to Pittsburgh attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, earning his DMD. Following dental school, Dr. Dunlevy completed a General Practice Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. He then completed an additional year of GPR as the chief resident at Stony Brook Medical Center in Stony Brook, NY. In July of 2014, Dr. Dunlevy returned to Pittsburgh to enter private practice.
Dr. Dunlevy joined the North Hills Family Dental team to provide his patients with outstanding dental care while providing them with a comfortable experience in the dental office. He believes that putting a smile on a patient's face involves much more than just their teeth.
Dr. Dunlevy enjoys all that Pittsburgh has to offer. He is an avid Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers fan. He is also active in the community coaching a North Hills baseball team for seven- and eight-year-olds. In addition, he enjoys working out and hitting the golf course.
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Michael Korch, DMD
Meet the North Hills Family Dental Team
Dr. Mauro’s goal at North Hills Family Dental is to provide his patients with optimal oral health care in a pleasurable and comforting environment. He believes that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice a caring patient-doctor relationship for state-of-the-art, top-quality dental care—At North Hills Family Dental, you get both!
Jessica, Lead Dental Assistant/Clinical Care Coordinator
Jessica was born in the Pittsburgh area but was raised in Charlotte, NC where she started her career in dentistry 13 years ago. She recently moved back to the area to be closer to her fiance and family.
In her spare time Jessica enjoys shopping, boating, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Michelle, Dental Assistant
Michelle was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area and received her cosmetology license after high school. She decided to return to school for a new career in dental assisting and received her degree at Bradford School. She strives to help every patient love his or her smile! In her spare time, you can find Michelle enjoying the company of friends and family, listening to music, doing anything outdoors, or cheering on the Pens during hockey season.
Maria, Dental Assistant
Maria, our lead assistant, graduated from the Bradford School of Pittsburgh with a degree in specialized technology and obtained her certification as an expanded functions dental assistant. She has been working as a dental assistant for four years. Maria loves working in dentistry and meeting new people.
Maria grew up in Shaler and graduated from Shaler Area High School. She lives in McCandless with her husband, Bryan. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, exercising, and reading. Most of all, she loves cooking, baking, and trying out craft ideas from Pinterest.
Heather, Dental Hygienist
Originally from Gilberstville, PA, Heather recently moved to the Pittsburgh area. In 2010, she received her Dental Hygiene License from Manor College, just outside of Philadelphia, and has been practicing ever since. Heather loves her job and works very hard to make her patients feel relaxed and comfortable during their dental cleaning appointments.
In her spare time, you'll find Heather at the gym or spending time with her friends, family, and her boyfriend. She is having a lot of fun learning and exploring Pittsburgh, the city she now calls home.
Hannah, Dental Hygienist
Hannah grew up in the North Hills and is a graduate of Shaler Area High School. Following high school, she began her studies in The University of Pittsburgh's Dental Hygiene Program. She graduated from Pitt in 2011 with her dental hygiene certificate and a license in the administration of local anesthesia. Hannah feels privileged to work with such a caring and hardworking team at North Hills Family Dental. She loves her career choice as a dental hygienist and thoroughly enjoys watching a patient's oral health change for the better. Hannah's gentle manner and positive attitude keeps all of our patients feeling at ease in the dental chair.
Outside of the office, Hannah spends most of her time with her fiance and their two dogs. She enjoys hiking and playing soccer. Hannah's idea of a good night out would be heading down to PNC Park to cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Breanna, Dental Hygienist
Breanna was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, California. She's wanted to be dental hygienist since she was 12 years old, and earning the title has been a dream come true. She received her Associates Degree in Science and Certificate in Dental Hygiene at Taft College in California.
Dental hygiene has given her the opportunity to meet new people, and educate patients on the importance of oral hygiene and how it relates to their overall health. Since she recently moved to the Pittsburgh area, Breanna enjoys exploring the city, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors.
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Family-Oriented Dental Care
At North Hills Family Dental, our goals and our emphasis are based on catering to you and your family. We will take every step imaginable to provide you and your family with the exceptional care to achieve your optimal oral health–you deserve it. Dr. Mauro and his staff take great pride and honor in developing relationships with patients and their families for generations to come.
Kid-Friendly Dental Care
North Hills Family Dental is proud to be a FAMILY-oriented dental practice. Children of all ages are always welcome. Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends your child’s first dental visit should be within 6 months of eruption of their first tooth? For most children, the first tooth erups between the ages of 6 months and 1 year. Early childhood caries (cavities) is a growing problem in America, and detection is vital. It is important to remember that building a solid foundation for dental health starts at a very early age, and routine dental visits by children allow them to develop a relaxed and care-free attitude towards their dentist. The earlier a child starts that relationship, the more trustworthy they envision their dentist. Schedule an appointment today for your child and see how Dr. Mauro and his staff can start building that trusting relationship!
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Anxiety-Free Dental Care
Our goal at North Hills Family Dental is to make you feel like you are at home. From the coffee bar and complimentary Wi-Fi, HDTV’s and relaxing décor, to the warm and friendly smiles, we are confident that “going to the dentist won’t feel like going to the dentist.” At North Hills Family Dental, you’re not just a patient, you’re family. So put your apprehension aside and call today to schedule an appointment!
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Convenient and Accommodating Dental Care
Dr. Mauro and his team at North Hills Family Dental want your dental visit to be as convenient and accommodating as possible. There are flat screen TVs in the waiting area and the treatment rooms. Catch up on the current events or watch your favorite shows while you wait or while you get treatment! Need to check your email from your smartphone? Log on to our complimentary Wi-Fi! Want to play a quick game or browse the Internet? Feel free to use one of our iPad’s! Call today to schedule a convenient and accommodating dental visit!
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