Your Team

Meet Your Smile Makers

The Smile Makers at Brockport Smiles are a team of experienced and talented dental professionals that partner with you to create a comfortable, stress-free, and positive dental experience. Our Brockport dental team is always pleased to welcome new patients, and we look forward developing a long-term relationship with you and your family.  

Dental Hygienists


Kellie Speer

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kellie has been with our team for more than five years. She has nearly 20 years of experience and is certified to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthesia.

Kellie loves being a part of our team, especially the opportunity to help our patients get cleaner, healthier mouths. She not only cleans your teeth, she looks for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis and provides other preventive dental care. She also educates patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.

When she's not at work, you can find Kellie camping in woods or skiing the slopes with her family.

Stacey Wagner

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stacey has been with the Brockport Smiles team since 2013. She loves coming into work every day to see her coworkers and patients, but most of all, she loves helping others be happy and healthy.

Stacey provides cleanings and preventive care services and plays a vital role in encouraging good oral hygience habits in our patients. She loves with seeing and visiting with all of our patients—long-time and new patients alike.

Outside of the office, you can find Stacey working on her golf swing, cheering on her favorite Major League Baseball team, or spending time with family and friends.

Office Staff

Katie Abt

Office Manager

Our office manager, Katie, recently celebrated her five year anniversary at our office. She is a graduate of SUNY College at Brockport and enjoys helping patients have a positive dental care experience.

Katie's role is to ensure that all our patients receive the highest levels of customer service when it comes to appointment scheduling, financial arrangements, and other business related issues. She enjoys being able to form relationships with patients and looks forward to coming to work every day. 

When she's not in the office, Katie enjoys gardening, finding new ways to remodel her home and having retail therapy sessions (a.k.a. shopping).

Gina Mercer

Hygiene Coordinator

With more than 10 years of experience as an Office Manager and Front Desk Assistant, Gina joined our team as our Hygiene Coordinator.

She enjoys meeting and greeting our patients and welcoming them into our family-friendly practice. Gina enjoys being part of the Brockport Smiles team and that the practice values patients above all else. 

Gina also loves to travel, garden, tackle DIY house projects, and spend time with her boys (both human and pups!).

Courtney Hutchings


Courtney has been with us for over 4 years, serving as a receptionist before heading our billing department. Before joining our team, Courtney earned her Associate's degree in Medical Administration and Humanities.

Her favorite part of the job is meeting and interacting with patients every day. She likes helping patients find way to be able to receive the care they deserve.

Out of the office, Courtney enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her two munchkins.

Dental Assistants


Chrissy Benthin

Dental Assistant

With over 17 years of experience, Chrissy has been with our team for nearly two years as a Dental Assistant. She truly enjoys connecting with her patients and offering them the best quality dental care. Chrissy helps ensure that our patients have a comfortable, positive experience and help explain treatment every step of the way.

Outside of the office, her young grandson keeps her busy and she enjoying spending time reading and fishing.

Felicia Napolean

Dental Assistant

Felicia is a is a certified Dental Assistant by the Dental Assistant National Board. With nearly five years on our team, she loves making long-term relationships with her patients and helping them feel at ease and comfortable.She also enjoys educating patients on the benefits of good oral health and how to care for their teeth.

Although she loves working with her amazing team here, when she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family. 

Mary Grego

Dental Assistant

Mary has been a part of the Maxwell Thaney, DDS team for almost 3 years. With a New York State Dental Assisting License and certification from the Dental Assisting National Board, Mary enjoys helping patients achieve excellent oral health. What she loves most about her job is working alongside the doctors to provide best care possible for the patient. 

In her spare time, she likes to take her children to sporting events, reading and shopping.

New Patients Welcome

Meet Your Smile Makers

Experience another level of dentistry with a fresh approach to dental care at Brockport Smiles. See why our patients travel from all across the area to visit us, including Batavia, Holley, Spencerport, Albion, Greece, Hamlin and Hilton.

Meet Your Dentists
Maxwell Thaney, DDS
Maxwell Thaney, DDS
Joseph Russo, DDS
Joe Russo, DDS

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