About Your Team

Patricia Ramdatt-Phillips, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

“A smile is the universal language of kindness."

My Mission

“It is my purpose to assist every patient in achieving a lifetime of healthy oral healthy by providing quality and compassionate dental hygiene care based on individualized needs and concerns.”

Education & Continuing Education

Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene
Temple University School of Dentistry - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science
Westchester University – Westchester, Pennsylvania

Teaching Certificate, K-College
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Dental Hygiene Practitioner
Pennsylvania Public Health – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Patricia has 15 years of general dentistry experience, 14 years of periodontal dentistry experience, and 4 years of geriatric dentistry experience!

Life & Hobbies

"In my free time, I enjoy history research, gardening, music (singing, dancing), and volunteering (community service and charity work).”

Yajaira Borja, Practice Manager of Operations (PMO)

"Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you.”

My Mission

“My mission is to act as an instrument of positive development in my team. I utilize the abilities I have been graced with and I have learned to support them in any way. I truly believe in treating all humans with dignity and respect.”


Yajaira attended Cal State in Dominguez Hills and is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Medical Billing and Coding Training Program.

Yaya has over 9 years of experience in dentistry. Starting from being an office manager in orthodontics to now being an office manager in general dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Yajaira enjoys spending time with her dog, Thor, and lifting weights at the gym in her free time.

Courtney Medinger, Business Assistant

"A beautiful smile comes from the heart; a healthy smile comes from good dental care.”

My Mission

Courtney’s mission is to exceed her patients’ expectations by creating an environment where they feel welcomed and comfortable. She wants everyone to feel confident in their decision in choosing Point Hope Dental Care as their dental home!


Courtney graduated from Berkeley High School in 2018. Go Stags! She attended Miller-Motte Community College for Medical Assisting.

Life & Hobbies

Courtney loves spending time on the weekends with her nieces and nephews. Her hobbies include sitting on her porch with her Chocolate Lab, Remi, and walking on the beach with her husband, Hunter.

Jasmine Lee, Dental Assistant

"May the floss be with you.”

My Mission

“My mission is to support dental procedures and patient care with precision, empathy, and professionalism.”


Jasmine is currently pursuing her education in accounting while withholding her expertise in the dental assisting field.

Life & Hobbies

Jasmine enjoys hanging out with her dog during her free time. Her hobbies include camping, hiking, and doing anything outdoors!

Elizabeth Lapszynski, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

"The mouth is the gateway to the body.”

My Mission

Elizabeth’s mission is to continue to evolve and grow in dentistry in an ethical manner. Prevention is the best tool to one’s overall health and health is wealth!


Elizabeth graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene through Pennsylvania College of Technology – and affiliation of Penn State University. Go State!

Life & Hobbies

Elizabeth’s free time consists of staying active, beaching, and boating in the warmer months and longing for a ski resort in the winter. She spent most of her life playing soccer, including her first three years of college. She moved to Charleston in 2021 with her husband from Pennsylvania. They have a little girl on the way!

Melanie , Hygienist