Meet Our Team
Quality Oral Care in Erie, PA
The team at Reichel Dental is dedicated to providing you a relaxed, enjoyable experience every time you come to our office. Our combination of experience, quality, and friendly service ensures that you will leave with confidence in your dental health. For years we have provided Erie, PA and the surrounding areas including New York and Ohio with beautiful smiles with our varied treatment options.
Whether you are looking to brighten your smile, or straighten crooked teeth through cosmetic dentistry, need a routine cleaning, are looking for solutions for sleep apnea, or need a crown, bridge or filling, our team has the expertise and passion to provide you with high-quality oral care while paying attention to detail and ensuring your comfort.
Richard L. Reichel, II, DMD
Dr. Richard Reichel, II is a third-generation Reichel dentist, and as such, he is dedicated to carrying on the family tradition of great dental service in Erie, PA and the surrounding areas. He follows in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Reichel is passionate about providing patients with the highest quality care. Demonstrated through his attention to detail and dedication to continuing education allows Dr. Reichel and his team to implement the most up to date and efficient treatment plans for his patients.He specializes in cosmetic dentistry, which is growing in popularity. He attended the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and therefore has become part of a small group of elite dentists across America trained in creating stunning smiles. In addition, he has taken several courses on cosmetic dentistry at the University of Buffalo Dental School. As a proud member of the Erie healthcare community, he has volunteered his services to the Dental Clinic at St. Paul’s Neighborhood Free Clinic. He is a proud member of the Erie County Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dianne Hibbard, Certified Dental Assistant
Dianne graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received her Certified Dental Assistant degree. She worked with Dr. Reichel Sr., and has been with the practice for over 40 years. She now works with Dr. Reichel, II, to plan and provide patient treatments. You are welcome to come to her with all of your questions; she is great at providing information and reassurance. Like Dr. Reichel, Dianne also attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and therefore helps Dr. Reichel in the cosmetic dentistry process.
Kate O’Neil, Certified Dental Assistant
Kate has been a part of the Reichel Dental for over ten years. After graduating from the Florida State Dental Program, she worked as a Certified Dental Assistant in Florida for two years before moving to Erie. Her interest in the dental field began when she realized she could help people gain more confidence in their smile. Kate’s caring personality make patients feel comfortable from the time they arrive in the office to the time they leave.
Julie Fox, Registered Dental Hygienist
When Julie was a child, she was a patient of Dr. Reichel, Sr. She loved the dentistry and her experience being treated at Reichel Dental so much that she decided to study dental hygiene at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. In addition, she earned a degree in education from Edinboro University. Patients comment that Julie is gentle, caring, friendly, and attentive.