Dr. Haitham Wehbe
Dr. Wehbe has been practicing dentistry since 2013. He first completed his Bachelor of Science with honors in biochemistry. He then completed his dental education at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. After dental school, he went on to complete a one-year residency at the Montreal General Hospital to advance his skills under the guidance of world-renowned faculty. His scope of practice is vast and continues to grow as he takes on continuing education courses to further advance his skills.
Dr. Wehbe takes pride in his hand skills and efficiency but mostly in his ethics and morals, which will guide his treatment for you. Currently, he is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Cleveland Dental Society and the Ohio Dental Association. He moved to Cleveland after meeting and marrying his wife, Leila, who works as a rheumatologist. When he is not in the office, he is spending time with his wife and their son, Noah, and daughter, Mila. He also enjoys playing tennis and cooking up barbecue dinners for his family.
Dr. Judy Kiss-Benke
Dr. Judy has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. She has had an interest in the health care industry since she was in grade school. “I’ve always been drawn to beautiful smiles, so dentistry seemed to be a perfect fit.” Her favorite part of dentistry is getting to know each person she treats and helping them reach their dental goals. She enjoys our office because her coworkers are like family to her. When Dr. Judy isn’t in the office, she loves spending time with her two children and her husband, helping out at school and at their parish.
Meet Our Team
The heart of our practice lies in the wonderful team we have here at our practice. Patients often rave about the wonderful experience they have interacting with our office members. We have members of our team who can speak Arabic and French. Call 440-884-0640 to schedule a dental appointment in Parma, Ohio with our team, as well as our dentists, Dr. Haitham Wehbe and Dr. Judy Kiss-Benke.
Kris Vano, Dental Hygienist
For nearly 30 years, Kris has been a valuable member of our practice. She loves working as a team and really getting to know our patients. “I feel we all have the best interest of our patients! Everyone seems to really care.” During appointments, Kris always takes the time to listen to our patients and tries to give them the best care possible.
Kris completed the dental hygiene program at Cuyahoga Community College. She has been married to Pat for over 35 years. They have two children, with whom they love to try out new restaurants! At home, Kris enjoys gardening, exploring wineries and biking on towpaths and to Metroparks.
Sheri Salerno, Dental Hygienist
Sheri is another longstanding member of our practice. For over 30 years, she has been helping each of our patients get quality dental treatments that fit their individual needs. Sheri first started working at our practice as a dental assistant, before graduating in 1991 as a dental hygienist from Cuyahoga Community College. Today, she loves working as a team to improve patients’ smiles and their dental health.
At home, Sheri enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has been married to her husband, Scott, for nearly 30 years, and together they have two sons, Mark and Eric. Sheri and her husband enjoy going to car shows, spending time up by the Lake Erie islands and vacationing anywhere with a beach.
Casandra Manuszak, Patient/Insurance Coordinator, Dental Assistant
Casandra transitioned from the medical field in 2018 and continued her education in dentistry at Cuyahoga Community College. She enjoys being part of the Wehbe D.M.D. & Associates Inc. team because the educational atmosphere allows her to further her knowledge in the dental field. She brings flexibility to our practice, being able to work in the front office as well as in the operatories with patients.
Casandra has a husband who is an EMT and a firefighter, and she has a daughter and is expecting a second in May 2020. When she is not helping our team, she enjoys playing and coaching rugby.
Becky Meek, Dental Assistant
Becky attended Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, from which she graduated in 2005 as a state-certified dental assistant. She has been with our practice since 2005 and loves the teamwork and family-oriented atmosphere of our office. Becky is also cross-trained to assist our front desk and with insurance.
Becky has two young children. Outside of the office, she enjoys crafting and playing with her kids.
Candice Bojarski, Dental Assistant and Radiographer
Candice joined Wehbe D.M.D. & Associates Inc. in July 2020 after graduating from Polaris Career Center for Dental Assisting. She loves working chairside where she is learning something every day and meeting new people. Candice is married with three beautiful children, and she enjoys football and spending time with her family.
Marissa King, Front Desk
Marissa recently joined Wehbe D.M.D. & Associates Inc. in February 2021 after graduating from Cuyahoga Community College with an associates degree in applied business with visual communications, design and photography. She loves how welcoming everyone is and being a part of a practice that cares so much about the patients. Part of Marissa’s job is to greet and keep up with each patient. She likes to travel and to take landscape shots anywhere with mountains. In her free time, she lifts at the gym and watches movies.