Our Team

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It takes a village, and we wouldn't be where we are today without our wonderful team.  We pride ourselves on being a group of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our goal is to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office. Our team includes experienced and energetic people who work to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Our Assistants

Our Coordinators

Our Hygienists

Our Hygienists are equipped with the latest technologies and instruments to provide the best possible care to our patients. They have completed comprehensive hand-on training at The Las Vegas Institute and attend multiple seminars each year eager to always learn more. At McDowell Dental, each patient will receive comprehensive screenings to determine the optimal treatment plan to enhance or preserve their dental health. Our Hygienists are highly educated in Restorative Dentistry, TMD Dentistry, Occlusion, Periodontal Disease, Laser Therapy Treatment, and Oral Cancer Screenings.

McDowell 51 Rosemary min

Rosemary Albanese


Rosemary Albanese graduated with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Montgomery County Community College, Class of 1984. Rosemary began her Dental Hygiene career practicing in a periodontal office for 10 years before joining McDowell Dental in 1993. Rosemary enjoys advancing her knowledge of dentistry by continuing her dental hygiene education. She most recently attended the Advanced Technologies for Dental Hygiene course at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. By striving to learn more, Rosemary is able to assist patients with their overall health, by maintaining healthy teeth and gums.

It has always been Rosemary’s goal to treat patients, while also educating patients about the strong correlations between patients overall body health and their dental health. She has developed valued relationships with all of her patients. Rosemary was born and raised in the area, and has been married since 1987 and has one son. Rosemary understands the importance community and currently serves on the board of the Drueding Auxiliary for Homeless Women and Children and of the Huntingdon Valley Junior Women’s Club.

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Wendi Murphy


Wendi Murphy graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Community College of Philadelphia’s Dental Hygiene Program at the top of her class. Wendi joined McDowell Dental in 1991. Over the years, Wendi has attended numerous continuing education courses advancing her knowledge in dental hygiene. She most recently attended the Advanced Technologies for Dental Hygiene course at the Las Vegas Institute for Advance Dental Studies. Wendi is proficient in assisting patients with their overall health, and excels in promoting overall health by caring for teeth and gums and educating patients on the link between dental and overall body health.

Wendi lives in Huntingdon Valley with her husband Jack and daughters Jaclyn and Sara. Wendi currently serves on the board of the Drueding Auxiliary Center for Homeless Women and Children and the Huntingdon Valley Junior Women’s Club.

Our Assistants

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Melinda Goetter

Dr. Ashley’s Assistant

Melinda has been a dental assistant for 20+yrs and is x-ray and CPR certified. She went to North Montco Technical Career Center during high school at North Penn. Melinda enjoys time with her family and learning new things. She has been a great addition to the McDowell Dental team.

Front Office Coordinator

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Beth Harvey

Office Manager/Insurance Coordinator

Beth’s specialty is providing dependable service and a quick response for our patients insurance needs. Her goal is to provide outstanding personalized care to each of our patients. She will work hand in hand with you to help better understand dental insurance benefits and maximize the reimbursement for covered procedures. Beth will work to provide clarity to the confusing world of dental insurance.

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Kelly Jaskowiak

Kelly joined the McDowell Dental team in 2020. Her focus is on patient assistance and scheduling. Kelly is happy to communicate patient needs quickly and efficiently for the best possible results. When not working Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog.

What People Say About Us!

"Best dental care I have ever received. Dr. Ashley and her staff provide thorough knowledge and explanation of choices as well as provide patients with current technology in a clean, welcome environment. For someone who has struggled with dental care her whole life, this is the first office I have felt comfortable and at ease with cleanings and procedures."

- Leslie Lewis

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Monday : 8am - 7pm
Tuesday: 7am - 4pm
Wednesday: 7am - 2pm
Thursday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Yes! After our long tenured residence at the Tempenns building, McDowell Dental Group will be relocating. In addition to the move we are changing our name to McDowell Dental & Aesthetics. Don’t worry, even though there are a lot of changes happening we are still committed to providing our patients with the same valued care we always have. Lead by Dr. Ashley McDowell the office will bring additional focus to cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics along with all general dentistry services. Dr. Ashley has been working tirelessly over the past year to create a state of the art practice utilizing the best equipment and latest technologies. We are so excited for everyone to see and enjoy our new office.


Starting Monday, November 20th we will be seeing patients at:

1077 Rydal Road
Suite 300
Rydal, PA 19046


It is located just a short distance from our current office. The building has a spacious parking lot and an elevator for ease of travel. We look forward to seeing everyone at our new location!

McDowell Dental & Aesthetics Team