Southern Tier Family Dentistry

ABOUT US



Dr. James H. Mitchener


A Jamestown native, Dr. Mitchener received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the State Univeristy of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, after which he completed his General Practice Residency at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC). Following his residency, Dr. Mitchener worked briefly as an associate before starting his own dental practice, which is now Southern Tier Family Dentistry, PC. Dr. Mitchener’s plan for Southern Tier Family Dentistry was, and always has been, to offer the highest level of comprehensive care using modern dental techniques.



Dr. Winchester L. Stuart


Dr. Stuart is a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency at Erie County Medical Center. When attending dental school and residency,  Dr. Stuart fell in love with the Southern Tier because of the area’s beauty and wonderful people. He married his wonderful wife and has two children. Though he has experience in all aspects of general dentistry, Dr. Stuart is focused particularly on restorative dentistry, oral surgery, removable prosthodontics, and oral cancer diagnosis and management. Dr Stuart has completed extensive training in implant placement and management.



Our Team



Hygienist

Betty


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 9 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): A.A.S and B.S. in Health
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  Working with people.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Knitting and quilting.


Hygienist

Marcia


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 1 ½ years
  • What is your professional background? Registered dental hygienist
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD? Our modern facility, and the doctors and staff are nice and easy to get along with.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Baking and gardening.


Front Desk

Sue


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 8 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): Graduated from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute in Dental Assisting
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  Great atmosphere and co-workers.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time with my husband, children and grandchildren.



Dental Assistant

Shannon


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 3 years
  • What is your professional background? Dental Training Unlimited program and over 10 years of experience in the dental field
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD? I love going to work every day. We are a team, we all work together. My co-workers are my second family. No day is the same which makes it fun!
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I am the mom of 3 beautiful, active children. There is never a dull moment in my life! My husband and I love chasing them around attending all their sporting events.


Dental Assistant

Alexandria


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 1 year
  • What is your professional background? Associates Degree in Marketing & Management
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD? We are a giant family – everyone is always there for one another.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time with friends and family and being a mom to my little boy.


Operations Manager Falconer & Lakewood

Kristen


  • At which location do you work? Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD?  7 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): Bachelors Degree in Business Administration & Management.
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  Our wonderful patients and co-workers
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time with family and friends.



Lakewood Office Manager

Jennifer


  • At which location do you work? Lakewood
  • How long have you been with STFD? 6 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): Graduate ofGreat Lakes Institute of Technology for Dental Assisting
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  Making patients happy and smile.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time with my family, traveling, road trips, and adventures with my dog, Waylon.


Hygienist

Susan


  • At which location do you work? Lakewood
  • How long have you been with STFD? 22 years
  • What is your professional background? Graduate of Monroe Community College (Dental Hygiene)
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD? We have awesome dentists and staff, and our patients are wonderful people.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Yoga, ballroom dancing, travel, reading, community events and skiing.


Hygienist

Heather


  • At which location do you work? Lakewood & Falconer
  • How long have you been with STFD? 6 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): Associates in Dental Hygiene at Erie Community College. Registered Dental Hygienist
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  Educating and getting to know the patients, and making patients feel as comfortable as possible.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • Spending time with family, traveling and kayaking.



Dental Assistant

Chianne


  • At which location do you work? Lakewood
  • How long have you been with STFD? 4 years
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): Dental Assisting course through Penn Foster University and 10 years of dental assisting experience
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD? Wonderful co-workers and patients.
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time with friends and family.


Dental Assistant

Jessica


  • At which location do you work? Lakewood
  • How long have you been with STFD? I joined the STFD team in November and have been a dental assistant for 10 years.
  • What is your professional background? (Degree, schooling, etc.): A.A.S. from JCC, Biology concentration; Dental assistant training unlimited
  • What is your favorite part about working at STFD?  I like that our office works together as a team to provide the best possible care for our patients!
  • Aside from spreading smiles throughout WNY, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I love spending time with my family and friends.


Contact Us



    WORKING HOURS

    Our staff is onhand during normal business hours to address any questions or concerns you may have regarding your dental health. Please feel free to contact us during the following times via telephone or email.


    Monday
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Wednesday
    8:00 AM-6:00 PM
    Thursday
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Friday
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed


    Our Locations



    Lakewood, NY

    133 E. Fairmount Ave • 716-763-6823



    Falconer, NY

    230 E. Main St • 716-665-9484






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    Southern Tier Family Dentistry provides the highest standard of service using the latest dental technology in a comfortable, courteous setting. From cleanings and crown work to whitening and periodontal treatment, we strive to exceed your expectations in every aspect of your dental care.


    Lakewood, NY

    133 E. Fairmount Ave
    716-763-6823
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    Falconer, NY

    230 E. Main St
    716-665-9484
    [email protected]



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