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Meet Our Team


Our staff is comprised of caring and compassionate professionals, and our office is well known for its state-of-the-art equipment and up-to-date procedures.

Dr. Durai


Dr. Durai earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in upstate NY and has many years of dental experience and multiple dental degrees. She is also well-trained in many procedures, including root canals and oral surgery. Most importantly, Dr. Durai takes a patient-centric approach, delivering the highest quality of care based on the individual’s needs and strives to build lasting relationships based on mutual trust, understanding and respect.

Dr Durai is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) and the Schuylkill County Dental Society.



Shannon is a 1995 graduate of Minersville Area High School. She graduated in 2000 from Northampton Community College's dental hygiene program, receiving an associates degree in applied science. She obtained her license after successfully passing the Northeast Regional clinical and computer exams and the National written Board Exam. Shannon joined the team at Schuylkill Dental Medicine in September of 2000.



Annie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2001, and has been practicing at Schuylkill Dental Medicine since 2006. Annie is a high school graduate from Tri-Valley in 1998. She graduated with her Dental Hygiene degree from Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA. In 2012 Annie obtained her Certification for administering Local Anesthesia.



  • 2011 Graduate of Nativity BVM High School
  • 2014 Graduate Pennsylvania College of Technology - Associates Degree & Anesthesia License
  • Received Excellence in Dental Hygiene Performance Award upon graduation.
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Jena loves outdoor activities and her 2 pugs Rocco and Gino.



Amanda hails from the Tremont area. She is a 1999 graduate of Pine Grove Area. She attended Pennsylvania College of Technology for their dental hygiene program from Fall 1999 to Fall 2001. After unable to complete all schooling at Penn College, she moved to Maryland and worked as a dental assistant for 2 1/2 years. She returned to PA and pursued her dental hygiene degree at Harrisburg Area Community College. She graduated with honors from HACC in 2006. Amanda joined the Schuylkill Dental Medicine team in Fall 2006. She enjoys interacting with her patients and encourages them to maintain good dental care. She currently resides in Tremont, with her husband, Joshua; two kids, Jacob and Katherine, and dog, Rascal.

Kayla Miller


Kayla is a 2011 graduate from Tri-Valley high school in hegins, PA. She graduated from Luzerne county community collage’s Dental Assisting program in 2013 and Dental Hygiene program in 2015, receiving an anesthesia license and associate degree in applied science. Kayla enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, Pickles and Frank.

Stacey Jo


Stacey Jo joined our team in 1997. Along with placing restorative materials, she also assists the doctor during dental procedures. She was born and raised outside of Minersville. Prior to joining the Schuylkill Dental team, Stacey Jo received her certificate in Dental Assisting from S.T.T.C. and received her EFDA in 2006. Keeping up with the latest restorative technology, Stacey Jo takes various continuing education courses. Her hobbies include keeping up with her four boys: Gary Jr., Avery, Riley and Yorey by playground hopping, playing football, basketball and fishing. As your expanded functions dental assistant, Stacey Jo's goal is to rebuild your smile one tooth at a time.



Kelley has been a chairside dental assistant at Schuylkill Dental Medicine since 2000.

  • Pottsville Area High School graduate - 1999
  • Schuylkill Training & Technology Center, Frackville - Dental Assisting, Dental Radiography - 2000

Kelley was born and raised in Port Carbon, PA. She currently resides in Cumbola with her husband Jason and 2 daughters, Harper and Cameryn.

She likes spending her free time with her family, and also enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking and camping.

Kelley likes helping her patients maintain a healthy, happy smile.


Office Manager

Heather is a 2004 graduate of Williston High School in North Dakota. She earned an Associate’s degree in Office Technology Medical from the McCann School of Business in 2014. After several years of billing and office experience with physician practices, she joined the Schuylkill Dental Medicine team in 2017. Heather resides in Pottsville with her husband and four children.



Scheduling Coordinator

Allyssa is a 2006 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School. Originally from the Lehigh Valley, she started working in the dental field in 2013 when she successfully managed a large privately owned dental practice. She joined our team in 2017 as the Full-Time Scheduling Coordinator and is excited to help patients efficiently schedule their treatment. Allyssa resides in Drums with her fiance, Chris; and their energetic pup, Jax.

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42 E Sunbury Street | Minersville, Pennsylvania, 17954


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8:00 am-12:00 pm

Office is open two Saturday mornings per month.