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About Dr. John C. Black, III ("Dr. John")

Dr. John C. Black III Willow Street Lancaster PA Dentist
"Dr. John"
Dr. John C. Black, III

Growing up the son of a small town family dentist, Dr. John began observing dentistry at a very young age. His father, Dr. John C. Black, Jr. (or “Dr. Black”), began providing comprehensive dental care to the folks in Willow Street, Pennsylvania and the surrounding area in Lancaster County in 1961. At that time, the dental office was an addition to the Black family home located on Willow Street Pike North. In 1981, the office was moved to our present location. Dr. Black retired from dentistry in December, 2005. If you are one of the lucky ones, you’ll get to see and visit with him as he tends to the beautiful gardens outside the office.

Dr. John attended Lampeter-Strasburg High School and enjoyed playing football for the Pioneers. After high school, Dr. John attended Grove City College where he earned his BS degree in Biology. Dr. John earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Georgetown University and joined the team at Black & Black Dental in 1989. Dr. John is a long-time member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Seattle Study Club.

Dr. John is married to Toni who works with Dr. John at the office. They have two energetic sons Ryan and Connor as well as a labra-doodle dog named Hudson. When Dr. John is not at the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his son’s lacrosse team, playing golf, working in the yard, traveling, cars, and listening to music.

Clinical and Office Staff of Black & Black Dental

Our clinical team consists of six highly skilled, experienced and dedicated members and our office team consists of four caring and helpful members. Each clinical team member has been with Black & Black Dental for more than 17 years! As a patient, you are receiving years of valuable experience from team members who are not only dedicated, but also continue to strive for excellence through continuing education.

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Jeanine Graybill
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Jeanine Graybill. I am an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) and Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). I graduated from Solanco High School, The Academy of Medical Arts and Business as well as attended Northampton Community College and HACC. I have taught EFDA for Harcum College and Dental Assisting for Berks Tech.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my husband, attending Nissley Vineyard concerts, walking, the movies, beach and boating.

I have worked for Black & Black Dental for over 20 years.

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Kelly Blantz
Receptionist

Hello, my name is Kelly Blantz. I graduated from Pequea Valley High School in 1982 and started in the dental field that summer. In 2003, I took some time off to enjoy the arrival of my wonderful son Dylan. He has been such a joy in my life.

I began working at Black & Black Dental in the spring of 2006 as a Dental Receptionist. On my days off, I enjoy helping out at my son's elementary school. My hobbies include running, gardening, cutting hair and going to the beach with my family.

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Haley Keyes

Certified Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Haley Keyes. I graduated from Lampeter Strasburg in June of 2015. My senior year I decided to go to the Lancaster Career and Technology Center to complete a dental assisting program. My love for people and my desire to help them drew me to this career. The biggest benefit I receive day to day is meeting new people, and hearing the stories they bring with them.

In my free time I enjoy surrounding myself with my loved ones. I love spending time with my family, friends and boyfriend. My favorite activities are traveling, boating, attending country concerts, going to the beach, camping, fishing and shopping. I'm extremely grateful for all the amazing opportunities I've been given recently.


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Jane Rhoads
Hygienist

My name is Jane Rhoads and I graduated from Penn Manor High School and Temple University's School of Dental Hygiene. During high school, I worked part-time for Dr. Black as a dental assistant / receptionist and have worked off and on for many years as a dental hygienist.

My husband Dave and I have been blessed with four wonderful children and six lovely and lively grandchildren.

Flowers and gardening are a favorite pastime and some of my favorite foods are pizza and raspberry soft serve.

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Vicki Grove

Hygienist

I am Vicki Grove, dental hygienist. I graduated from York College and Thomas Jefferson University with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene and a minor in Education. I also have my Public Health Dental Hygiene Practioner License.

My hobbies include flower gardening, boating, riding our jet skis and motorcycles. I have two boys: my 4 1/2 year old Persians Baxter and Breuster who I adore and of course Bobby, my significant other of 12+ years.

I have been employed here at Black & Black Dental since 1985.

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Kylee Kostenbader
Hygienist

Hello, my name is Kylee Kostenbader. I am a dental hygienist and have been practicing since 2012. I graduated from Solanco High School and Harcum College.

I have many hobbies that include, playing field hockey, running, boating at Raystown Lake and hunting.


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Toni Black

Long Term Planning Manager

I am Toni Black. Following graduation from Warwick High School, I attended Shippensburg University. I graduated with a BSBA degree majoring in Marketing. Prior to working here at Black & Black Dental, I was the branch manager of the Quarryville Office of the Fulton Bank.

Over the years, I have been a big sister for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lancaster, served on the board of the Hugh O'Brien Youth Foundation, served in various roles for the Junior League of Lancaster, and volunteered at my children's schools and sport team events .

I enjoy reading, scrapbook making, tennis, walking and spending time with my family: my husband Dr. John and our two boys Ryan and Connor.

 

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Paul Ahnert

Hygienist

I am Paul M. Ahnert. I grew up in a military family and graduated from Panama Canal Zone High School. I am an Air Force Veteran.

I enjoy skiing, golf, scuba diving, spending time with my family, traveling, and interacting with people.

I have been a Registered Dental Hygienist for Black & Black Dental for over 20 years.

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Testimonial

For many years I have been a patient of Black & Black Dental, and have always been satisfied with my treatment. The office staff are pleasant and friendly, the equipment up to date, and Dr. John is always ready with a detailed explanation if there is any question about procedures.

Recently, he, along with his chairside assistant, took time from his vacation to open the office and see me after I had fallen and shattered two front tooth crowns. His immediate treatment saved the teeth. I couldn't have been more appreciative. He is a skilled, dedicated dentist who not only cares for my teeth, but cares about me as his patient."

--N. H. H.

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