Navarre Dentistry and Orthodontics
Creating Dazzling Smiles
Call: (330) 879-5771

Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Rose-Anne Fournier-Howe


Rose-Anne is a native of Canada whose background is Business Administration.  She came to Ohio after marrying the love of her life, Fred in 2008. Immediately upon becoming a permanent resident of the U.S. Rose-Anne came to be employed at Navarre Family Dentistry as Business Manager.  After 8 years of helping Dr. Walter grow the Practice, she is very excited to now transition into a role of ownership of the business. 

As the managing member of a group, Rose-Anne is excited to move this thriving Practice into new areas of treatment options for our patients such as offering in-house Endodontic (Root Canal Therapy) services, Extractions, Orthodontics as well as Botox and Dermal Fillers.  She has assembled an outstanding team of skilled professionals who share her vision of exceptional patient care in a constantly evolving field. 

In her spare time, Rose-Anne and her husband Fred enjoy entertaining their grandchildren, cycling, swimming, and most things outdoors. She and Fred are lovers of cultures and the world as evidenced by their extensive international travels.  She is a huge fan of Airbnb! Rose-Anne lived and worked in Africa and Asia for a decade training up youth leadership as well as leading Disaster Relief Teams.

Rose-Anne speaks fluent French, English, Kreol, some Italian & Malagasy.  Her goal is to see 90% of the world and speak 12 languages fluent during her lifetime.

She is delighted to welcome you to an outstanding dental Practice housed in a beautiful, modern facility where you will be treated like family and be offered the highest and best level of care.

Corinne Beard


Corinne is a native of Massillon, OH and graduated from Massillon Washington High School. Corinne graduated from Stark College as an EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Auxillary) in 2016 and joined our practice in October 2018. Corinne found her passion in dentistry and treats every patient like family. She strives to make every dental visit a great experience. Corinne and her family live in Jackson Township. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking and numerous outdoor activities.

Alyssa Birchler

Alyssa graduated from Modern Dental Concepts Dental Assisting Program. She plans to further her education in dental assisting & continue to learn new skills. She strives to provide patients with a satisfying visit each time they come to Navarre Dentistry. She finds her job very rewarding when seeing the difference she can make in each & every patients smile.

Alyssa grew up in Navarre & has been a lifelong patient at Navarre Dentistry. She enjoys traveling the world & is a avid camper. She loves spending time with friends, family & her beloved cat Rue. 

Kristen Jones, RDH


Kristen graduated from Stark State College in 2010 with an Associates degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  She has been practicing dental hygiene for over 10 years and joined our practice in early August of 2020. Kristen is excited to bring her clinical experience and passion for patient care to the office to positively impact one smile at a time.

Kristen, her husband and three young children reside in New Franklin where they built their forever home in 2015.  In her free time she enjoys playing softball, watching baseball, spending time with her family and friends, and traveling to new place.   She is always up for a new adventure.

Christina Burkett

Practice Administrator

Christina is a Stark County native.  She is a graduate of Kent State University where she earned her BA in Journalism and Mass Communication.   She has worked in management roles in several industries over the past 20 years and found a home in dentistry 8 years ago.  Christina is passionate about patient experience and welcomes your questions.

Outside of work Christina is cooking, hiking, exploring or has her nose stuck in a book.   She and her son are always planning their next adventure near or far. 

Laura Scali

Receivables and Insurance Coordinator

Laura was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.   She Married Joseph in 1982 and they have three children, two grandchildren and one grand-dog.   They have called the beautiful Tuscawaras Valley home since 1990.

Laura has been in the dental field for 20 years!  She has a wealth of knowledge in dental insurance.    She looks forward to getting know our patients and helping them maximize their dental benefit plans.