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
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.
Allison - Scheduling Coordinator
Allison has worked in this office for over 30 years, and started with Dr. Rickert in 2001. Early in her career she was a dental assistant but then decided she preferred the business aspect of dentistry and became a scheduling coordinator. She enjoys the camaraderie of her fellow team members to whom she looks at as good friends.
Allison has lived in the same house in Buckingham township for over 42 years and raised her children there. When she is not working, she spends as much time as she can with her 2 grandaughters, 3 grandsons, and her adorable puppy Ruby, and cat Marvin.
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.
Janine - Registered Dental Hygienist
Janine has a BA from the University of Massachusetts. She received her Dental Hygiene and Local Anesthesia licenses from Montgomery County Community College. She regularly attends continuing education classes, and is particularly interested in the oral-systemic link. She loves to educate her patients about the lifelong benefits of a healthy lifestyle and smile.
In her spare time she rides her bike and spends time with her four sons.
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 Function 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.
Abby - Dental Assistant/Social Media Manager
Abby has been in the dental field as a dental assistant since 2013 when graduating from Bucks County Technical School. She helps with sterilization to maximize patient safety, along with other duties including being radiology certified. Her favorite part of being in the dental field and our office is meeting and connecting with our patients. This explains her passion and transition into social media managing. She is taking online courses part time to expand into the marketing aspects of the office as well.
When her work is done, she loves spending time in nature, writing, painting, photography, traveling and most of all making memories!