Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Karrie - Office Manager

Karrie comes to Sunbury Dental with over 30 years experience in the dental management field. A native of Pennsylvania, Karrie and her husband, Rich, now reside in the Mount Vernon area with their two Morkies. They have an adult son and daughter, as well as a granddaughter. Outside of work, Karrie enjoys camping, time spent with family, and cheering for the Buckeyes and the Steelers.

Jessica - Front Desk AssistantJessica

In 2017, Jessica came to Sunbury Dental after two years of working in an orthodontist's office. She, her husband Scott, and two children live in Marengo with their boxers, Sadie and Grace. Jessica enjoys time spent with family and friends. and reading.


Katy- Front Desk AssistantKaty

Katy joined Sunbury Dental in 2018, with a nursing school background. She and her husband, Gary, reside in Centerburg. They have an adult son and daughter. When not providing excellent patient service at Sunbury Dental, Katy enjoys being involved in her church activities, including serving as a leader in Celebrate Recovery. She also helps run the family honey business. Katy enjoys spending time with family, gardening, and travel.

Joan – Dental AssistantJoan

Joan has been a dental assistant for 33 years and still loves it! She received her training at Licking County Joint Vocational School's Dental Assisting Program. Joan lives in Reynoldsburg with her husband, Larry. They have 3 sons, 1 daughter, 1 grandson and 4 grand-dogs between the two of them. Outside of work, Joan enjoys spending time with family, gardening, cooking, auctions, and cheering on the Packers,  Red Sox, and the Bruins.


Mary – Dental AssistantMary

Mary joined Sunbury Dental in 2018 with 16 years of experience in the dental field. She has worked in oral surgery, as well as general dentistry. A native of southeast Ohio, Mary received her training at the Columbus Paraprofessional Institute.

Mary is married to Steve and has two stepdaughters. They reside in Mt. Vernon, where Mary enjoys most anything if it is outside, including gardening, her chocolate lab, canoeing, camping, white water rafting, and riding motorcycles. Mary also enjoys time spent with friends and family both inside and outside!


Jenny – Dental HygienistJenny

Jenny has been working alongside Dr. Backiewicz since 1998. She graduated from Lima Technical College and has been a registered hygienist since 1998. She grew up in DeGraff, OH and currently lives outside of Centerburg with her husband, Jeff, and her two daughters, Olivia and Ella. Jenny enjoys being an active mother in her girls' lives. She loves whatever they love! As a family, they enjoy spending time together at a local crossfit gym. When at home, she enjoys walking on the bike trail with her two dogs, reading a good book, or just plain simple country living at its finest!

Beth – Dental HygienistBeth

Beth began working as a hygienist for Sunbury Dental in 1999. She graduated from Parkland College in Illinois with an associates degree in Dental Hygiene. She was born in Champaign, Illinois and currently lives in Centerburg with her husband, Mike. She loves get-togethers with her oldest son, Ben, his wife, Sarah, her second son, Daniel, and her daughter, Colleen. She is also blessed with a beautiful granddaughter, Amelia. Beth enjoys gardening, reading, volunteering at her church, and family vacations.

JessicaJessica - Dental Hygienist

Jessica had been practicing for 15 years before joining Sunbury Dental in 2017. A graduate of Shawnee University, she lives in Johnstown with her husband Vincent and their two sons. Jessica enjoys watching her sons play football and soccer. She also likes to read, travel, hike, and ride her bike.