Our Team

Our team at Apex Dental Care is focused on providing quality dentistry for our patients and their families. We are thrilled to welcome you to our comfortable dental office in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, and we look forward to working alongside our dentist, Dr. Gary Shmurak, to provide you with a truly exceptional experience.

Tanya – Office Manager

Tanya’s career in the dental field began about 15 years ago as a certified dental assistant after graduating from Delaware Valley Academy in 1997. In pursuit of furthering her knowledge, she earned an associate’s degree in computer science from Bucks County Community College and DPT Business School, an achievement that has honed her skills in office organization and business development. She takes pleasure in making patients feel confident about their care and is always available to answer any questions they may have. Tanya is a devoted mother to two beautiful daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and traveling.

Rose – Registered Dental Hygienist

Rose has been a dental hygienist for 27 years. She began her career as a dental assistant and has extensive experience in all areas of dentistry. Rose is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and has served as the president of the New Jersey South Shore district. Our patients appreciate her professionalism, gentle touch, and attention to their concerns.

Olena – Dental Hygienist

Olena is originally from Ukraine, where she graduated from university with a Master’s Degree in Education. She emigrated to the United States in 2003 and soon after began her dental career as a dental assistant. In 2009 she graduated from Manor College Dental Hygiene Program with honors. As a dental hygienist, she enjoys working closely with patients, educating them about oral health, and making their smiles pretty. Her favorite part of working at Apex Dental is the family-like atmosphere among the staff and patients. 

Elena – Dental Hygienist

Elena earned her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA. She greatly enjoys her profession working as a dental hygienist. Her extensive experience and confidence provide her patients with stability and comfort at each visit. Elena believes that education and communication are of key importance to quality dental hygiene care. She loves establishing positive relationships with her patients and gaining their trust.

Nicole – Patient Coordinator

Nicole began her career in dentistry at Upper Bucks Vocational Technical School. She loves her job and takes pleasure in making patients feel welcomed and comfortable during their visits to the office. In 2018, she earned her associate’s degree in Small Business Management and is working towards a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration of Healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her daughter Juliana.

Maiya – Dental Assistant

Maiya’s home country is Belorussia, where she started her career in the dental field. Since 2001, when her family moved to the USA, she has been working as a dental assistant in different dental facilities, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. In 2003, after the successful completion of the Harcum College EFDA course, Maiya became a licensed Expanded Function Dental Assistant. Her favorite part of the job is helping patients feel at ease during their dental visits.


Sam – Dental Assistant

Sam joined our practice with the determination to learn and expand her knowledge in the dental field. She loves her job and enjoys working with patients, especially when helping them to feel more at ease during their dental visits. She enjoys learning new things and her spare time is spent at the gym. After high school graduation, her goal is to attend college and expand on her education for her future career path.