Stephen A. Maniaci, DDS
Dr. Stephen A. Maniaci earned his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Pittsburgh. He then attended Temple University – Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, graduating in 1982. Dr. Maniaci graduated from the General Practice Residency at St. Joseph Hospital in 1983. He was later the director of the General Practice Residency at St. Joseph Hospital (1987-1995). Dr. Maniaci has been practicing in the area since 1983, and his greatest goal is to be a dentist that his patients can have trust and faith in to care for their family’s dental health.
Dr. Maniaci is committed to continuing his education so that he can provide each patient with the best dental care possible. He takes continuing education courses on a yearly basis, and he is a member of the American Dental Association and was the president of the Berks County Dental Society.
Dr. Maniaci and Lisa have been married for over 30 years. They have two children: Juliana and Blaise. When not in the office, Dr. Maniaci enjoys outdoor activities like swimming and baseball.
Meet Our Team
Our warm, friendly team works well together to provide you and your family with the high-quality care you deserve. We will explain the treatment options that Dr. Stephen A. Maniaci gives you so that you can make an educated decision. We encourage you to contact our office today to learn more and to schedule a visit with our dentist in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.
Juliana Maniaci – Office Manager
Juliana is a new team member at the office. She has helped the practice move forward with technology; the office can now confirm appointments with text and email, which patients love. Juliana loves being a part of the team because each team member cares so much about making sure that every patient has a comfortable and pleasant experience. Juliana is the dentist’s daughter, and she loves working with her dad and with his amazing team. Every employee at this office is like family, and they all work together as an awesome team.
Linda Stocker – Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA)
Linda graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was class president. She has been part of the team at Dr. Stephen A. Maniaci‘s office for over 25 years. Linda always puts her patients first. She loves that the team is made up of very talented, caring people who are committed to excellent patient care. When not at the office, Linda enjoys reading and watching movies. She is a HUGE Eagles and Phillies fan!
Heidi Foster – Registered Dental Hygienist
After studying nutrition for three years, Heidi transferred to Northeast Alabama Community College, graduating in dental hygiene in 1987. Heidi has been a part of the team for over 25 years. She always arrives at work 20 minutes early to prepare for her day because she is very invested in the success of the practice. Heidi tries to approach each day with a spirit of teamwork, flexibility, and cooperation, with the patients’ best interests in mind. Heidi loves the long-term relationships she has with her coworkers and with many of her patients. They have seen each other through life changes, both good and bad. These long-term relationships make Heidi feel that she is caring for family, and that is the reason that she does her very best work.
Heidi and her husband have been married for 29 years. They have two grown children, a cat, and a dog. In her spare time, Heidi enjoys traveling, cooking, kayaking, and doing anything outdoors.
Janie Nigrini – Receptionist
Janie is a Wilson High School graduate. She has been with Dr. Stephen A. Maniaci‘s practice for over 20 years. Janie is the first and last face that patients see. She always tries to be warm and welcoming, and lets the patients know that the team values them and appreciates their business. Since Janie has been with the team for over 20 years, she has gotten to see the patients’ families grow with the practice. She gets to see children come in for their first visit, go off to college, and everything in between. She loves being part of a true family practice. Janie has been married to Mike for 42 years. They are the parents of three grown sons and grandparents of four. In her spare time, Janie loves to travel.
Karen Piscanio – Dental Hygienist
Karen became certified as a dental assistant in 1986. She graduated from Nassau Community College (NCC) in 1993 in dental hygiene. Karen is a new member of the team, and she enjoys interacting with patients and giving them the best dental care possible. She also loves working with the team at Dr. Stephen A. Maniaci‘s office. Karen and her husband, Jeff, have a teenage son named Jake and two dogs named Jack and Ebby. In her spare time, Karen enjoys hiking, walking, swimming, traveling, cooking, and biking.
Michelle Woods – Registered Dental Hygienist
Michelle graduated from Wilson High School in 1985. She attended Penn State Berks as a psychology major before transferring to Northampton Community College, where she earned her dental hygiene degree in 1995. Michelle has been a member of the team for over 20 years. She helps patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their visits, and she also helps them understand their treatment options. Michelle loves being able to contribute to patients’ oral health and wellness. Michelle is the daughter and great-granddaughter of dentists – it runs in the family! Michelle and Jeff have been married since 1996. They have two sons: Zachary and Adam. The family has three cats and a guinea pig: Moo, Pumpkin, Spice, and Latte. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys animals, reading, music, and traveling (especially to anywhere warm with a beach).