Here at Nazareth Dental, we strive to set a low pressure environment for our patients. Dr. Krupa is invested in providing his patients with state-of-the-art technology and services. Our clinical staff maintains current knowledge and practice techniques by attending and completing continuing education courses. We have a committed and consistent staff aiming to provide thorough care, which is a standard practice theory in our office.
Dr. Edward C. D.M.D.
Dr. Krupa was born and raised in Nazareth. After high school, he completed his undergraduate studies at Delaware Valley College. He earned his dental degree through Temple University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Krupa joined his father's dental practice which is now Nazareth Dental Associates. Some of Dr. Krupa's favorite past times are auto racing, he has his private pilot's license, and he is an avid sports fan. He has been married to his wife Rachele since 1991. They have a son, Austin, and twin daughters, Olivia and Hannah. Dr. Krupa is a member of the Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Connie Kutz, R.D.H.
Connie has been with our office since 1997. She graduated from Northampton Community College in 1996 and is a Pennsylvania licensed Registered Dental Hygienist. Connie has gained our patient's trust over the years and she hopes to make you feel comfortable.
Shannon Paukovitch, R.D.H.
Shannon joined our team in 2011. She grew up in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Shannon was accepted into Northampton Community College's Dental Hygiene Program from which she graduated in 2009, earning her accelerated degree in Applied Science. She is a Pennsylvania licensed Registered Dental Hygienist. Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband Matthew, their two sons Levi and Luke and beagle pup Blake. She looks forward to helping you maintain your oral health in a thorough and compassionate manner.
Carissa Tindula- Dental Assistant
Carissa was born and raised in Nazareth. She joined our office in 1988 originally assisting Dr. Edward A. Krupa. Once Dr. Edward C. Krupa came into practice, Carissa began assisting him. Carissa has completed her certification in Radiology. She has a wide range of duties consisting of ordering supplies, clinical hands on assisting, and everything in between! You will find, as Carissa has, this is an atmosphere of not only great dental care but team support as well. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Heather McClinnis-Front Office
Heather joined our team in December 2021. It has always been Heather’s ambition to make someone smile. For many years she has enjoyed working in the dental field. With a versatile personality, she is able to work with patients of all age groups and needs. She enjoys playing and/or watching many types of sports, hanging out with her husband, friends and family, teaching her cat Sputnik new tricks, and, of course, eating all types of foods.
Rachele Krupa-Front Office
We are fortunate to have help from Dr. Krupa's wonderful wife Rachele. She was a dental assistant for several years prior to raising her three children. Rachele is always happy to help our patients in any way she can. When Rachele is not in our office, she enjoys volunteering at a local hospital and spending time with her family.