All our professionals at New Hope Cosmetic & Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.
Dawn M. Rickert, DMD, MAGD
Dentist in New Hope, PANew Hope Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
Dr. Dawn Rickert received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1998 from the Temple University School of Dental Medicine. Her dedication to continuing education has led her to earn the prestigious awards of Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2005 and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) in 2008. Currently, less than 1% of general dentists have reached this distinction.
In 2014, Dr. Rickert was awarded the Life Long Service Recognition (LLSR) from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), making her the third female in the state of Pennsylvania to achieve this honor. Through her commitment to continuing education, Dr. Rickert is able to bring the most advanced treatments possible to her patients.
When she is not in the office, Dr. Rickert enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Academy of Facial Esthetics
- International Association for Orthodontics
- The American Orthodontic Society
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine
- American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Katie - Office Manager
Katie began working for Dr. Rickert as a dental assistant in 2004. She then went on to earn a B.A. in Journalism from Penn State University. After graduating, Katie relocated to the Washington, D.C. area and started her career in the administrative side of dentistry. She then moved back to Bucks County in 2016 and is ecstatic to be a part of Dr. Rickert's dedicated team once again. A quick and enthusiastic learner, she continues to enrich her knowledge of dentistry at New Hope Cosmetic & Family Dentistry.
In her free time, Katie is a fitness instructor and enjoys traveling with her husband and their Australian Shepherd, Jackson.
Amy - Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy is originally from Massachusetts and received her Associates degree from Westbrook College in Portland, Maine. After moving to the Philadelphia area, she earned her B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Thomas Jefferson University. Amy has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 30 years and joined Dr. Rickert's team in 2005. She is certified in Laser Therapy and takes pride in putting her patients at ease and helping them maintain a healthy smile.
In her free time, Amy enjoys cooking, teaching Sunday School and spending time with her husband and two sons.
Allison - Registered Dental Hygienist
Allison started working for Dr. Rickert in 2012. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist as well as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. While attending Manor College in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Allison also received her license to administer local anesthesia. She enjoys educating her patients and regularly attends the latest courses in dentistry. Allison's goal is to exceed our patients' expectations and give them a healthy smile. She loves being a part of such a wonderful team that are not only co-workers, but genuine friends outside of the office.
In her free time, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Christine - Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Christine received an Associate of Science degree from Manor College in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. She has been working as an EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) since 1996 and joined Dr. Rickert's team in 2006. Christine loves working with the latest advances in dentistry and regularly attends continuing education courses. She is passionate about improving smiles and truly believes our team and our patients are part of her extended family.
When not working, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Sue - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant & Certified Dental Assistant
Sue began working for Dr. Rickert in 2007. As a graduate of Manor College where she received her EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certification, she takes pride in her work and enjoys interacting with our patients. Sue loves being a part of such a close-knit team and appreciates and admires our practice's strong commitment to creating healthy and beautiful smiles. In her spare time, Sue enjoys riding her motorcycle and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Terry - Business Manager
Terry joined Dr. Rickert's team in 2010. She is a graduate of the McCarrie School of Health Science & Technology. Prior to working for Dr. Rickert, she was a dental assistant and is also radiology certified. Terry is always available to assist with questions about insurance reimbursement and scheduling in order to maximize our patients' dental benefits.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her twin daughters.