Front Office

Cristian Chirla Jr.

Cristian Jr. was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Heritage Christian School until 9th grade when he transferred to North Royalton High School. After graduating high school, he went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare Administration from Cleveland State University.

Cristian’s personal life revolves around family, friends, and church. He is greatly involved in his local church and enjoys going on outings with the local youth group.

Jennifer Morris “JJ”

J.J. has known that improving the lives of others was the career path for her from a very young age. She has achieved that for more than 28 years in the dental field. At the office, you will find J.J. at the front desk offering a smile and a wonderful experience for you and your family.

Outside of her profession, you will find her gardening, birding or caring for her feather flock (chickens). Most of all she enjoys spending time making memories with her loving family.


Rachael Mershon CODA

Rachael Mershon discovered a passion for dentistry at age 12, an interest she pursued in high school with a dental program her school offered. She was the top student in her class and her first job at age 17 was at a dental office.

She joined Dr. Chirla’s team in 2019 and has brought that same passion to Dental Arts. She loves the care and expertise the office brings to the community.

In her spare time, Rachael enjoys spending time with her family, particularly her young son Henry!

Rachel Gavris

Rachel Gavris has worked in dentistry since 2009. Most of her career was at an office in Louisiana, where she worked for nearly 12 years in both back and front office capacities.

She and her husband moved up to Cleveland in 2021, near her husband’s family. Six months later, she joined the Dental Arts team, a move she has thoroughly enjoyed. Rachel prizes high quality, compassionate dental care and is proud to be part of an office that delivers just that.

In her spare time, she enjoys time with family – particularly her husband and young son – reading, and creative writing.


Ashley Yeager, RDH

Ashley graduated from Stark State College with high distinction honors, receiving an Associate’s degree in Applied Science.

Her primary focus is delivering gentle dental care with an emphasis on patient education.

Ashley’s calm chair side manner and kind demeanor puts nervous patients at ease and helps her cater to those who may feel intimidated in a dental setting.

Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is getting to know each patient’s specific needs and helping them meet those individually.

In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, tent camping, watching the Cleveland Indians, and spending time with her dog, Reenie.

Aubrie Grossi, RDH

Aubrie is a 2016 graduate of Stark State College, earning her degree in dental hygiene. Her first 4 years of dental experience were spent living and working in Columbus, Ohio until she joined our team at Dental Arts. She values being a part of a team that truly cares for their patients. It is her top priority to get to know each of her patients and to make sure each one is comfortable while in her care. When she isn’t busy at the dental office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two fur babies. Spending quality time with loved ones is one of the most important things to her, but she also enjoys traveling, working out, cooking, and being outdoors.