Friendly Approach​
to Patient-First Care

Our professional team is committed to helping you achieve the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve.

Ronald Sherry DDS​

Dr. Ronald Sherry began his professional career in Lehighton, PA after receiving his dental degree from Temple University, a mere 38 years ago. Dr. Sherry’s philosophy puts patient comfort first while simultaneously developing long lasting treatment plans for each patient. His calm demeanour, genuine personality and soft touch provide patients with a comfortable and pleasant experience. Dr. Sherry continually is looking for ways to stay cutting edge within the dental industry. 

Although Dr. Sherry oversees all office locations, when not in office; you can usually find him in the great outdoors. Dr. Sherry is a nature lover and spends many hours walking and appreciating the beauty that northeastern PA has to offer. His creative mind and incredible hand skills enable him to be very adept at construction; which has helped him do many of the interior and exterior improvements to all the offices and his home. At home, he is full of love for his wife, Cindi, and their adorable dog, Poppy. 

We know you will not be disappointed once you experience the Sherry Dental difference.

Sasha Sherry​ DMD​

Dr. Sasha Sherry grew up with a passion for learning and a drive to achieve excellence across her life interests. Her aspirations brought her to Princeton University where she graduated with a degree in biology and received All-American honors as a Division I athlete. Dr. Sasha, as many of her patients call her, went on to become a member of the United States Women’s National Ice Hockey Team and competed for a spot on the 2010 Olympic team. After her athletic career, she followed in her father’s footsteps and graduated from dental school at Temple University as an award recipient for her commitment to patient care and clinical skills.

Dr. Sasha is a life-long learner and spends countless hours advancing her knowledge in all aspects of dentistry. Aside from general dentistry practices, her expertise extends to sleep medicine, children’s development, and restoring implants. She enjoys being a member of several dental organizations and attends meetings throughout the year to ensure Sherry Dental remains at the cutting edge of the industry.

Outside of the dental world, Dr. Sasha continues to play ice hockey in local leagues and offers private lessons to rising hockey stars. She also greatly enjoys her time engaging in community outreach and development within Shenandoah. Her other interests include golfing, bow hunting, reading, and staying active.

Dr. Sasha’s greatest passion is to develop lasting relationships and provide the best possible care to help improve the lives of her patients. Having a direct impact on making people feel better is what drives her in her desire to continue to learn more ways to help her patients.

Zachary Emerson

Dr. Zachary Emerson is a native of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Following graduation from The Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Emerson received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University. It was at Temple where he met and befriended Dr. Sasha Sherry. The two have remained close friends ever since.

Dr. Emerson pays attention to the smallest of details and serves his patients with the highest level of compassion and care. That being said, Dr. Emerson takes great pride in his Dental craft and is constantly pushing himself to learn more and become the best practitioner that he can. He is an active member of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists and The Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Emerson is competent in all phases of General Dentistry, including emergency care, crown and bridge, extractions, and dentures. He has additional training in placing and restoring implants, root canal therapy, and Invisalign.

In his free time, Dr. Emerson enjoys being active, specifically running and continuing to play hockey. Dr. Emerson also loves spending time with his family and his fiancé.

Melissa - Assistant

Melissa “Mel” has acquired a vast knowledge of dentistry serving alongside Dr. Ron Sherry in our Lehighton office over the last 20 years. She enjoys having a full schedule to keep busy and has found true satisfaction in making people feel comfortable and caring for their needs. In her free time Mel enjoys cooking, painting, gardening and spending time with her husband Mark.

Shelly - Receptionist/Billing

With over 35 years of experience, Shelly oversees all billing and insurance activities in the Lehighton office. She prides herself in ensuring all billing and insurance claims are handled properly and efficiently. Shelly enjoys connecting with and helping all our patients. Outside the office, Shelly enjoys spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and vacationing to warm beach destinations.

Sue - Hygienist

Sue has been an invaluable member of our Sherry Dental Lehighton office for the past 30 years where patient care is second to none. She loves her patients and cherishes the relationships she has built all while helping them achieve perfect oral health. She enjoys travelling in her spare time. Sue’s husband, children, and grandchildren keep a smile on her face. Sue looks forward to keeping your smiles healthy and bright!

Brooke - Assistant

Brooke has enjoyed dental assisting for 10 years. As the newest member of Sherry Dental, Brooke has fit right in with the rest of our team. She enjoys working alongside Dr. Ron Sherry and her co-workers with the shared goals of helping people and providing exceptional dental care. In her free time she enjoys live music, spending time with her dogs, and getting lost in the woods.

Jill - Receptionist/Billing

Jill works primarily in the Tamaqua office, but can be found in the Lehighton office on occasion. She loves being able to interact with patients and views each day as an opportunity to learn something new and exciting. The dental field, especially dental insurance, can provide its challenges and Jill tackles them head on to achieve the best outcome for our patients. Jill loves spending time with her wonderful kids, Emma, Asa, and Boe, and her husband Brian. Her family stays busy travelling and enjoying the great outdoors.

Jenny - Hygienist

Jenny, often referred to as “Roxy” by her co-workers, began her journey as a dental hygienist more than 13 great years ago but the most enjoyable of them have been the last five with Sherry Dental. Born and raised in Tamaqua (Go Raiders!), it brings her much fulfillment to make patients feel at home and comfortable. When she’s not providing quality care in the office, Jenny enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, going to concerts, and riding ATVs.

Alanah - Assistant

Alanah is Dr. Sasha Sherry’s assistant at the Shenandoah office. She thoroughly enjoys meeting new patients, hearing their stories and discovering how we can make their lives, and smiles better. She is very passionate about learning new techniques and keeping abreast with the new technology the dental field has to offer. When she’s not working, Alanah loves spending time outdoors with her family and friends, listening to music and riding motocross.

Angela - Hygienist

Angela is a hygienist at the Shenandoah office. She has nine years of experience as a hygienist and truly enjoys each opportunity to help patients improve their health. Angela prides herself on staying on top of the latest educational opportunities as they pertain to her role in oral health. Outside of the office, Angela enjoys an active lifestyle with her family and when the weather permits you can find her on the trails.


New patients are always welcome. Call to set up an appointment!