MEET THE DENTISTS

Dr. Paul Todd Rose

Dr. Rose lives to help others. The Elkview, WV, native was drawn to dentistry because it offered a chance to contribute positively to his community and to society. He earned his Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University where, rumor has it, he could often be seen playing music with the university band. Dr. Rose graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1989, and completed a General Practice Residency at the Charleston Area Medical Center.

After a year in private practice, Dr. Rose decided to return to school for an additional two years and earn his Master’s Degree in pediatric dentistry at the Indiana University Riley Children’s Hospital. He has been in private practice, helping kids smile, ever since. Dr. Rose is Board Certified by The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He and Dr. Andrada-Rose have two children, and in his spare time, Dr. Rose enjoys gardening, fishing and traveling.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • West Virginia Dental Association
  • West Virginia Pediatric Dentistry Association
  • New River Dental Society

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Raleigh General Hospital
  • Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital

Honors and Awards:

  • 1993 Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • 1993 Indiana University Ralph McDonald Research Award
  • 1993 Indiana University Baker Fellowship Award
  • 1989 West Virginia University Dental Anatomy Award
  • 1989 West Virginia Academy of General Dentistry Award

Dr. Rachel Andrada-Rose

Born and raised in the Philippines, Dr. Andrada-Rose was drawn to dentistry because she wanted to make a positive impact in her community and transform the lives of her patients. She earned her Bachelor of Science at Marshall University in Huntington, then attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry, where she met Dr. Rose. After graduating in 1991, she completed an advanced general dentistry residency at the Ohio State University. She went on to serve as Research Coordinator at the Oral Health Research Institute at Indiana University before joining Dr. Rose in private practice.

Known for her “eagle eyes” and her attention to detail around the office, Dr. Andrada-Rose enjoys spending time with her family and pets, photography, and traveling in her spare time.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Dental Association
  • West Virginia Dental Association
  • New River Dental Society

MEET THE TEAM

Leah Brown

Dental Hygienist
Leah is a Dental Hygienist who graduated from Sherman High School in Seth, WV, in 1995, after which she attended the Carver Career and Technical Center in Charleston. There, she became a certified dental assistant. She earned her Associate of Science from West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery, WV, and became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2002. Around here, we know Leah for her outgoing personality and rapport with our patients, and for doing the occasional cartwheel or round-off across the office. Leah is married with three children, and enjoys going to church, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Donna Chewning

Dental Hygienist
Donna has been a Dental Hygienist with our practice for many years. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, and attended West Virginia University Institute of Technology where she became a Registered Dental Hygienist. She was also awarded the Student of Excellence Award in Hygiene and the Jackie Hoffman Award in Hygiene. Donna has completed a number of continuing education courses, including certifications in sedation monitoring, CPR, infection control, and has hospital privileges at Raleigh General Hospital. She is married with one child, and enjoys gardening, yard work, and sewing in her off time.

Jessica Richards

Dental Hygienist
Jessica graduated from Independence High School and attended Bridgevalley Community and Technology College. She has her dental hygienist license and is also a certified dental assistant. Jessica also carries certifications in Nitrous Oxide, bleaching and sedation. Jessica is married and has one dog, Mowgli. In her free time she enjoys reading.

Melinda Lilly

Dental Assistant
Melinda, a Dental Assistant, attended Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley College, and the Mercer County Technical Education Center, and is certified to monitor different levels of sedation, CPR, and is also certified in coronal polishing. Melinda is married, obsessed with her dog, and loves to read and cook with her husband. Around the office, Melinda is known as a great team player who sweats the details and makes sure nothing gets overlooked.

Amanda Gray

Dental Assistant
Amanda received her certificate in dental assisting from Ross Medical Education Center in May of 2016 and is also nitrous oxide certified. She loves the beach, traveling, shopping and being around animals, especially her three dogs, Sophie, Zoey, and Diesle. Amanda is known around the office as Cortney’s quiet, dependable sidekick, but don’t let the quiet fool you, her hidden talents include being able to do cartwheels and back handsprings.

Caitlin George

Dental Assistant
Caitlin graduated from Midland Trail High School and attended Fayette Institute of Technology where she took Health Occupations Student of America nursing classes. She is CPR and first ad certified as well as nitrous oxide certified. Caitlin has completed continuing education courses on OSHA and Medical Emergencies. Caitlin is known around the office for keeping everyone laughing.

When not busy at the office, Caitlin enjoys spending time with her young son, friends and family. She enjoys watching West Virginia and Pittsburgh Steeler football and also enjoys going four wheeling.

Pat Shumate

Insurance and Billing
Pat helps patients navigate their insurance and billing. Pat graduated from Nitro High School and holds a Radiologic Technologist Certificate from McMillan Hospital. She has also taken extensive continuing education courses related to finance, medical coding, and office management. Pat loves collecting vintage Fiestaware and Mickey Mouse memorabilia and reading, and is completely obsessed with couponing. She and Doug, her husband of 42 years, adore their boxer, named Mickey Mouse II.

Debbie Helmondollar

Administrative Assistant
Debbie is an Administrative Assistant who has been with our practice for more than 21 years! She and her husband John have been married for 33 years, and she is the proud mother of two daughters and three grandchildren. She is a member of the Coal City Church of God, where she teaches children’s church and sings in the choir. Debbie’s favorite part of working at Andrada and Rose Dentistry is making sure patients enjoy their dental experience. Happy kids always make her smile.

Jessica Cooley

Administrative Assistant
Jessica, an Administrative Assistant with our practice, lives in Beckley with her husband and twin girls. Her hobbies include cooking and traveling. Jessica loves living in the mountain state, and takes in all the outdoor activities she can. Around the office, Jessica is known as the office cutup, and is great at helping ease tense patients with her infectious laugh. She loves getting to know the patients and their families and helping out any way she can.

Melinda Lester

Administrative Assistant
Melinda is an Administrative Assistant with Andrada and Rose. She attended the Fayette County Vocational Center, where she earned a certification in Legal Machine Transcription, and New River Community College, where she earned a certification in Medical Machine Transcription. She has been happily married for 24 years to her high school sweetheart, and is the proud mother of two boys and has an amazing granddaughter. Around the office, her attention to detail helps things run as smoothly as the motorcycle you might spot her riding around town

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