Your Care Team
Michele Rich, DMD, AIAOMT
Dr. Michele Rich has completed extensive training at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) in Advanced Esthetics and Endodontics and displays a unique passion for making smiles beautiful! As well, she specializes in CEREC 3D CAD/CAM dentistry, designing and fabricating full porcelain crowns, inlays and onlays – all completed in one office visit. She has earned her accreditation with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)..
Dr. Rich is a proud and active member of the Army Reserves Dental Corps. As a Major in the United States Army, Michele has recently served a tour in Iraq and has the honor and privilege to take care of our soldiers’ dental needs all over the world. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.
Adam Rich, DMD, AIAOMT
Dr. Adam Kendall Rich graduated with his Dental Degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2001. After Dr. Rich finished his Advanced General Dentistry Education at the University of Mississippi he served as Dental Clinic Chief at the Claiborne County Family Health Center for 3 years. He has earned his accreditation with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT).
A proud Service Member in the United States Army Reserves, Adam is a dedicated Major and Executive Officer for the Western Regional Dental Command. He has honorably completed 2 tours in Iraq serving as the Dental Officer in Charge managing all dental needs for US & coalition troops, detainees and Iraqi civilians alike. During his deployment, Dr. Rich worked closely with and was integral in assisting the Head and Neck Surgical Specialist.
In Kentucky where Dr. Rich spends part of each month, he maintains a private practice with his brother & father and is serving out his second term as the President of the Kentucky State Board of Dentistry. Dr. Rich is passionate about his profession and energetically charged with making a difference.
Alexis Pelekanos, DDS, AIAOMT
Dr. Alexis Pelekanos is proud to be a skilled and competent dentist from the highly esteemed University of Southern California. She graduated magna cum laude at USC, with a bachelor’s in Psychology, a minor in Natural Science, and a doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Pelekanos has earned her accreditation with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). The professional associations she is affiliated with include the American Dental Association, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Lambda Dental. She is also featured in Maniac Magazine, with appearances in the “Women of Power” and “Pittsburgh Icons” issue.
She’s a Pittsburgh native and is as personable, outgoing and compassionate as they come. She will offer you state-of-the-art dentistry in a relaxed, caring atmosphere.
In her free time, Dr. Pelekanos likes to spend time with her husband, family, and girlfriends. She loves to exercise, sing, dance, and root for her hometown Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. She cannot live without chocolate, a good cup of coffee, great Greek food and dental floss.
“My training was rigorous and very high-tech, and I enjoy esthetic and restorative dentistry. My philosophy is to treat my patients like my own family. I am friendly, gentle, skilled, and extremely passionate about my work. I will offer you the opportunity to smile with pride and confidence.”
Dr. Gevony Williams, DDS
Dr. Gevony Williams and her husband Chris recently moved to Pittsburgh from Asheville, NC. Dr. Williams is a native of West Virginia and graduated from WVU with a bachelor’s of science degree in Biology, a minor in communications, and a doctorate in dental surgery. Prior to joining Designs In Dentistry, Dr. Williams worked in public health dentistry, practiced as an associate dentist, and owned her own practice while in Western North Carolina. Dr. Williams enjoys getting to know her patients, making sure they understand their specific needs, and providing solutions for their unique issues. She and Chris are thrilled to have relocated closer to home and are enjoying life in Pittsburgh. They look forward to exploring this great city and starting a family of their own.
Kalyn, Dental Hygienist
Kalyn is our dental hygienist who graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2016. She is passionate about helping patients reach a healthy and beautiful smile while providing them with the best possible care. Kalyn is born and raised in Pittsburgh and enjoys hanging out with friends and family, working out and traveling in her spare time.
Ashley, Dental Assistant
Ashley is our superstar dental assistant at Designs in Dentistry! She has been dental assisting since high school. She is very creative and crafty and loves the artistic aspect of dentistry! She says it is hands on fun where she gets to meet nice and interesting people every day.
Tiffany, Dental Assistant
Tiffany is an honors graduate of the Bradford School in Pittsburgh. She earned her Associate in Specialized Technology focused on Dental Assisting. She loves to keep up to date with the latest techniques by attending continuing education courses. In her spare time she can found rooting for her favorite sports teams, discovering new places or attending concerts.