About Us

Dentist Piqua

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Paul Wharton, DDS

Raised in Dayton, Dr. Wharton earned his undergraduate degree in biology and his DDS, magma cum laude, from The Ohio State University. Discussing and educating patients on their best dental options, allowing them to make informed treatment decisions, is something Dr. Wharton is passionate about. Oral surgery, restorative and cosmetic dentistry are of particular interest. Outside of the dental world, you can find Dr. Wharton spending time with his wife Serena and little girl Navey Jo, attending concerts, and trying new foods.

Meet The Team

Serena Wharton – Dental Hygienist

Serena Wharton was born and raised in Greenville Ohio. She graduated from Rhodes State College with her degree in dental hygiene. She is passionate about creating a comfortable, enjoyable dental visit for all her patients while also giving them confidence to show their best smile. Outside of work, Serena enjoys cycling, cooking, and most of all loves spending time with her husband, Dr. Wharton, and their daughter Navey Jo.

Stephaine Davis – Office Manager

Stephaine loves meeting new patients and making sure they are comfortable. She is always willing to help if you have insurance issues and will work with the team to get you scheduled as quickly as possible during dental emergencies. She has a son named Mason and they stay very active in sports. They love to travel and do new and exciting things. Stephaine has her Associates degree in science and is CPR certified.

Halley Mayse – Dental Hygienist

Halley is enthusiastic about educating patients on oral health and its importance in relation to overall health. She takes joy in creating a very accommodating and relaxed environment. She is married and expecting her first child in September 2022. They have a wiener dog and enjoy staying fit and active. Her favorite thing about this practice is the relaxed and upbeat environment. Halley has her Associates degree in applied science, and is trained in general supervision and administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.

Alexus Booker – Dental Assistant

Alexus is passionate about being a dental assistant and helping give others a smile they love. She is very easy to approach and talk to. In her spare time, she loves traveling and new things. She stays busy by hanging out with friends, siblings, and her cat Lucy. Her favorite thing about the office is that the energy is always positive. Alexus has her radiology certification and CPR certification.

Marilyn Harshbarger – Dental Assistant

Marilyn loves being a dental assistant because she enjoys being the first person on the clinical side to see patients.  She enjoys creating a welcoming, fun environment. Patients working with Marilyn feel comfortable, relaxed, and “at home” with her. She is married with a toddler, two dogs, one cat, two goats, and four chickens. In her free time she loves anything to do with the outdoors, traveling, baking, and shopping. Marilyn has her dental assisting radiology license, and BLS certification from the American Heart Association, and is enrolled in dental hygiene school.

Kelly Lunsford – Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Kelly finds changing a person’s smile to be very rewarding. She sings to every patient and tries to have as much fun as she can in a dental environment. Kelly loves going to concerts, her French bulldog Maya, and hanging out with friends. Her favorite thing about the practice is the environment they provide and enjoys coming to work everyday. Her education is in dental assisting and also has her EFDA credentials, and is a member of the Ohio EFDA Association.