Meet Us

We are a dental practice dedicated first and foremost to family...and at Penturf Dentistry, our patients ARE family.

Barry Penturf, DDS

“I would entrust any one of my patients to my daughters, Ann or Stephanie in a heart beat.”
Dr. Penturf has practiced General Dentistry in Alliance for over 34 years. After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1976, Dr. Penturf served as a dentist in the United States Army for two years before returning to his hometown of Alliance. From the beginning, Dr. Penturf has been committed to providing the highest quality dental care to his patients and always treating them according to the Golden Rule, as he would want to be treated. Dr. Penturf is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Stark County Dental Society.

Ann Kesterke, DDS

Dr. Kesterke graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2006. After graduation, Dr. Kesterke began her career in public health on The Flathead Indian Reservation in northwest Montana. Dr. Kesterke worked for The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes as a staff dentist for 3 years and as the dental program manager for 2 years. She loved working in Montana, but eventually wanted to return home. Dr. Kesterke has been practicing at Penturf Dentistry since October, 2011. Dr. Kesterke values the example her father has set for her in Alliance and is excited to be a part of the family practice. Dr. Kesterke is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Stark County Dental Society.

Stephanie Shealy, DDS

Dr. Shealy graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2008 after completing an undergraduate degree in Nursing. After graduation, she followed in her twin sister’s footsteps to Montana. Dr. Shealy worked for The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for 3 years as a staff dentist. Her desire to work with her family brought her back to her hometown of Alliance and she has been practicing at Penturf Dentistry since October, 2011. Dr. Shealy is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Stark County Dental Society.

Dr. Penturf and Daughters

Dr. Poidmore

Meet the Team

Every member of our team plays a valuable role in providing the best dental care possible. We love our staff!
Susan Potts

Practice Manager

Jen Jordan

Lead Dental Assistant

Amy Jacko

Patient Service Representative

Kimberlee Sands

Patient Service Representative

Angelina Dustman

Dental Hygienist

Kari Gill

Dental Hygienist

Darla Davis

Dental Hygienist

Abby Patterson

Dental Hygienist

Danielle Griffin

Dental Assistant

Mikaela Hault

Dental Assistant

Sharon Deack

Dental Assistant

Liz Puckett

Dental Assistant

My family has been going to Penturf dentistry for over 30 years. My grandchildren are now going. Always friendly faces greet you as you go in.