our team

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Dr. Bill Mestichelli

Dr. Bill has been practicing dentistry in South Philadelphia since 1982 after graduating from the Temple Dental School. During his career, Dr. Bill has served the South Philadelphia community with his easy-going approach to patient care and his expertise in a variety of general dental procedures, including root canals, crowns, whitening, and extractions. Dr. Bill is proud to work in our state-of-the-art office with his son-in-law, Dr. Barnes. Together, they combine the latest dental technology with superior care to bring the stellar service our patients have come to expect.

Outside of the office, Dr. Bill loves spending time with his family, including his granddaughter, Olivia, and grandson, Thomas. 

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Dr. Michael Barnes

Dr. Barnes graduated from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California with his MD in 2007.  He completed his general surgery residency at Temple University Hospital before enrolling at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine. After earning his DDS, he joined Dr. Mestichelli to form Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates. With his unique background and skill set, Dr. Barnes has expanded the offerings of our practice to include implant placement, Invisalign, and various cosmetic services. Dr. Barnes is excited to work with his father-in-law to create a family practice built on trust and compassionate care. 

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Barnes enjoys spending time with his daughter Olivia and son Thomas, going to the beach, and rooting for the Flyers, Phillies, and USC football.

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Dr. Kate Cooper

Dr. Kate takes a comprehensive and patient-based approach to dentistry, and appreciates the relationships she is able to build through her work here at Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates. Dr. Kate enjoys getting to know patients and serving our community through promoting oral health awareness. She graduated with her DMD from Midwestern University in Arizona and continued on to a residency at Temple University in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and has been recognized with a Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Kate received her Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

In her spare time, Dr. Kate enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

What Makes Us Different

Family Values & Expert Care

Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates is a family practice, and we treat every patient who walks through the door as a member of our own. As a father and son-in-law team, we feel honored that you would choose our office for your dental care routine, and we take great pride in staying up-to-day with modern dental technology and techniques. If you’re looking for a friendly dental office and advanced, modern care, get in touch with us today!

Nicole T.
Dental Hygienist

Yvette graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2001 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She has been with Dr. Mestichelli since 2006. Yvette enjoys the special rapport she shares with her patients, and her favorite part of her job is being able to ease patient anxiety in order to achieve better oral health.
Outside of work, Yvette enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and vacationing.

Nicole R.
Dental Hygienist

Nicole graduated from the community college of philadelphia in 2009 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She joined the practice in April 2015. Nicole's favorite part of her job is educating her patients on the proper oral hygiene instructions to have a healthier smile! Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Dana
Dental Hygienist
Samia
Dental Assistant
Olivia
Dental Assistant

Nicole graduated from the community college of philadelphia in 2009 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She joined the practice in April 2015. Nicole's favorite part of her job is educating her patients on the proper oral hygiene instructions to have a healthier smile! Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Yvette
Dental Hygienist

Yvette graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2001 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She has been with Dr. Mestichelli since 2006. Yvette enjoys the special rapport she shares with her patients, and her favorite part of her job is being able to ease patient anxiety in order to achieve better oral health.
Outside of work, Yvette enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and vacationing.

Gia
Insurance & Billing Coordinator
Joseph
EFDA

Yvette graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2001 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She has been with Dr. Mestichelli since 2006. Yvette enjoys the special rapport she shares with her patients, and her favorite part of her job is being able to ease patient anxiety in order to achieve better oral health.
Outside of work, Yvette enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and vacationing.

Angel
Dental Assistant

Yvette graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2001 and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. She has been with Dr. Mestichelli since 2006. Yvette enjoys the special rapport she shares with her patients, and her favorite part of her job is being able to ease patient anxiety in order to achieve better oral health.
Outside of work, Yvette enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and vacationing.

Roe
Walkout specialist


​Joe graduated from Kaplan Career Institute in 2013 for dental assisting. His favorite part about working here is knowing all the great people (patients as well as staff) that helped make this practice what it is today. When not at work, Joe enjoys surfing and skateboarding.
Outside of work, Dana trades her scrubs for an apron, making elaborate homemade meals for her family daily.

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