Dr. Sarah Wentzel is an eighth generation Pennsylvania native. She was born in Lancaster, grew up in Lititz, went to Kissel Hill Elementary and graduated from Warwick High School. She received her bachelors from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and her DMD from Temple University. She graduated at the top of her dental school class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. She then completed her 3 year orthodontic residency and obtained a Masters of Science in Dentistry and Certification in Orthodontics at the University of Maryland. Following residency, Dr. Sarah followed her husband, James, a California native, to Michigan where he was an engineer at Ford Motor Company. Dr. Sarah practiced orthodontics outside of Detroit for 7 years, had two children who were born in Ann Arbor, before getting back in touch with Dr. Manny and Dr. Tim. With the growth of LOA they needed an associate and she agreed to move back to Lancaster to achieve her dream of creating beautiful smiles in her hometown. She is excited to be part of the amazing LOA team and is proud to be part of an elite practice. In addition, Dr. Sarah is part of the cranio-facial team at the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, where she supervises the orthodontic care of kids born with a cleft palate, small jaws, or other genetic syndromes. She also has a seat on the LCPC board of directors. Dr. Sarah loves learning, and is a member of both national and local study clubs, including a local Frank Spear Study Club, to stay current with new developments in orthodontics. Her spare time is used up by being a mom to two beautiful little girls, Beatrix and Maxine, and she is an active member of the Lititz Moravian Church.