Dr. Edward Lohnes


Dr. Lohnes is a lifelong resident of the Salem and Alliance area. He is a graduate of West Branch High School where he met and married Amy, his high school sweetheart. He lives with his family in Alliance and is deeply committed to the community.

Dr. Lohnes’ passion for dentistry has led him to continue his education in dentistry to remain up to date with the most advanced approaches to dental care to benefit his patients.

Shelby Meek

Customer Service

Shelby was very excited to join the Lohnes Dental team AGAIN! As a patient coordinator, she strives to make sure every patient is warmly welcomed, treated like family, and are completely happy with their dental experience.
Shelby comes to us with years of customer service experience and 11 years in the dental field! She loves crafting, the great outdoors, going on walks with her dog Ellie, and spending time with her two nieces!

Lisa Bitzel


I graduated from Youngstown State with a Dental Hygiene degree. I live in Alliance with my 2 golden retrievers and a german shepherd. I am mom to 4 grown children and enjoy hiking with my dogs and horseback riding.

Erika Haag


I graduated from Youngstown State with a Dental Hygiene degree. I live in Ellsworth with my husband, 2 young kids, 2 dogs, chickens and a horse. I enjoy time outdoors with my family, camping and riding trips on our side-by-side and four-wheelers.

Sarah Koran


I started at the office in 2017.  I went to Stark State College for my degree in Dental Hygiene.  I am married to my wonderful husband Ryan and we have 3 beautiful children.  We enjoy spending time outside on our small hobby farm.

Crystal Casteel


I started at Dr. Lohnes ‘ office in 2004 as a dental assistant.  In 2013, I attended Stark State College to obtain my EFDA certification.  I am married with 2 children; Peyton and Calum.  In my spare time, I enjoy crafting and spending time with my family and friends.

Erin Mango


I attended Choffin Dental Assisting school in Youngstown, Ohio and Stark State College for EFDA in Canton, Ohio.  I am married with 2 kids; Trey 21 and Trenton 17.  I enjoy spending time with my family and friends when I am not working.

Jesselyn Thomas


I attended Ohio Valley Technical School and earned an associate degree in dental assisting.  I started with Dr. Lohnes in 2010 and have received continuous education.  I now specialize in CEREC scanning and help with orthodontics.  In my spare time, I enjoy playing softball and spending time with my family and friends.

Addison Loy


I have been a dental assistant at Lohnes Dental since 2019.  I completed my dental assisting certificate at Stark State College and I am currently in the Dental Hygiene Program at Stark State College.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, my fiance Jordan, and our dog, Ellie.