Our Staff

DDS, Orthodontic Specialist

Dr. Janice Yanni is the owner of Yanni Family Orthodontics, which she established in 2002. Dentistry runs in Dr. Yanni's family -  both her brother and sister are dentists!  Dr. Yanni was born and raised in Ohio.  She received her undergraduate degree from Miami University of Ohio and her dental degree from Case Western Reserve.  Dr. Yanni completed her postdoctoral work at the University of Pittsburgh.  She is married to her elementary school sweetheart and has three young children.  When she is not working, Dr. Yanni enjoys spending time with her children and her extended family attending sporting events, skiing and baking. 

Dr. Yanni strives to make all of her patients feel comfortable at each of their appointments and throughout the course of treatment.  Dr. Yanni credits her amazing staff with helping her ensure that each patient at YFO, from the youngest to the oldest, receives superior orthodontic care in a friendly, nurturing environment.

Clinical Assistant Supervisor

Laura is a Certified Dental Assistant and a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She also supervises our wonderful clinical staff. Laura has worked at Yanni Family Orthodontics for more than eight years and has helped Dr. Yanni treat thousands of patients during that time. Laura's special talent is giving extra TLC to all of YFO's patients. When not working, Laura loves spending time at the beach and with friends.  Laura's advice to YFO's patients is to not be scared or worried about orthodontic treatment - it is a wonderful thing and the results will make it all worth it in the end!

 

 

Receptionist

My name is Megan and I’m the Front End Supervisor at Yanni Family Orthodontics. I have worked for YFO since 2015. I am a mom to three amazing boys Jonathan, Brendan and Colin. My husband Shaun and I enjoy spending time with them at Cub Scout meetings, Tae Kwon Do practices or my favorite family dinners. We also have a small Chihuahua named Murphy who is the boss of my house. I enjoy taking family vacations to our favorite place, Cape Cod. My friends would describe me as extremely loyal, caring and giving.

Orthodontic Assistant

My name is Kym Jessop and I am a dental assistant at Yanni Family Orthodontics. I began working here in 2015. I like to spend my spare time hanging out with friends, fishing and going out to eat! Especially when it's somewhere new! And when I'm home I love snuggling up with my kitten, Reggie Nelson. :) 

My name is Tanya and I am the Financial Coordinator at Yanni Family Orthodontics.  I began working here in 2016.  I am a Western Mass. native.  I enjoy traveling, boating and shopping.  My husband's name is Rob and my two daughters' names are Tanner and Riley.  My favorite sports player is Tom Brady... so I obviously love the Patriots.  My favorite vacation spot is Aruba or anywhere with a beach.