About Us

Dr. Stefan Bender

DR. STEFAN BENDER received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1984. Dr Bender has practiced dentistry in Mountville since 1987 and holds memberships in the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, the Lancaster County Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. He has served on the American Dental Association advisory board of publications and has been a school dentist for the Hempfield School District for over 20 years. Dr Bender and his family reside in Hempfield where he has been a resident for over 25 years.

Dr. Amar Patel

DR. AMAR PATEL received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He successfully completed a General Practice Residency at York Hospital in York PA in 2007. Dr Patel is a member of the American Dental Association and the Pennsylvania Dental Association. He now resides in York PA with his wife and sons.

DR. VANESSA MATOS joined us in April 2016. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and is fully bi-lingual in English and Spanish. She completed her studies at the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry in 1994. She loves spending time with her 4 sons and loves to power walk and read. She resides in York PA.

Dr. Michelle Trot

DR. MICHELLE TROTT received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2000 and practiced at Welsh Mountain Medical and Dental Center for seven years before joining us in August 2007. Dr Trott has volunteered for many programs including Sealant Saturday and Special Smiles for Special Olympics. She now resides in East Lampeter with her husband and three children.

dental office staff

Doctors from left to right: Dr. Amar Patel, Dr. Michelle Trott, Dr. Vanessa Matos, and Dr. Stefan Bender

Admin Staff

Admin Team from left to right: Joanne, Meghan, Angie, Suzy, Leslie and Rhoda


Hygienists from left to right: Becky, Miranda, Joy, Jody, Amy and Megan

Dental Assistants

Assistants from left to right: Rhonda, Jen, Judy, Stephanie, Rachel and Laura