Advanced Smile Professionals

Meet Our Team

Dr. Ronald Beech

Specialty Areas: Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry

As a highly experienced cosmetic and orthodontic expert, Dr. Beech is well respected in his field. He loves to help patients see the possibilities of a renewed smile while using his expertise to make their dream a reality.

As the owner of Great Lakes Dental, Dr. Beech began practicing in 1984 after earning his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University. His expertise in cosmetic treatment earned him Accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 1994 and a Diplomat position in Orthodontics with Light Force America in 1995. His accomplished, artistic talents serve him well in all areas of aesthetic and restorative dentistry including orthodontics. Dr. Beech is the proud father of four children and his interests include road biking, running, and scuba diving.

Dr. Amanda Brewer

Areas of Focus: General Dentistry, Invisalign®

With a love for interacting with patients of all ages, Dr. Brewer thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to cultivate relationships with patients and their families.

As a native Buckeye, Dr. Brewer earned her undergraduate degree in biology at The Ohio State University and completed her dental training at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. During her residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, she became a certified Invisalign® provider and received further training in the areas of oral surgery, restorative dentistry, endodontics, and general dentistry. As a dentist, she enjoys interacting with patients of all ages while building relationships with their families. Dr. Brewer is a member of the Ohio Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. When not serving patients, she loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, biking and learning new cooking techniques.

Dr. Alyssa Rassi

Areas of focus: General dentistry, Invisalign

“Dr. Rassi exudes a passion for patients and a commitment to the excellence we look for in our advanced smile professionals. Her educational accomplishments demonstrate her desire to go above and beyond, performing at the highest level for our patients. We are really excited to welcome her to our team and to our community.” – Dr. Beech

Dr. Rassi is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Wesleyan University and completed her advanced dental training at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. She also completed a residency at Summa Health System, where she received advanced training in general dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, restorative dentistry, and prosthodontics. She is a certified Invisalign provider. As a general dentist, Dr. Rassi enjoys building long-lasting relationships with her patients.

Throughout her educational years, she was a highly decorated student as the recipient of the Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, the Hudec Dental Scholarship, the Delta Dental Scholarship, the Ohio Dental Association Scholarship, and Case Western’s Certificate of Excellence in Facial Growth and Development. She also received several awards relating to her contributions to research in macromolecular and chemical engineering from institutions such as the United States Air Force, ASM Materials Education Foundation, Ricoh Corporation, and Hathaway Brown.

Some of Dr. Rassi’s favorite hobbies include cooking and baking, going to Cleveland Indians games, traveling, and scuba diving. She is a certified professional Open Water Diving instructor and loves to share her diving stories with others.

Dr. James Matia

Specialty Areas: Periodontics, Laser Dentistry

With his advanced training in periodontics and laser dentistry procedures, Dr. Matia will give you a reason to smile again!

Dr. James Matia is a highly experienced and compassionate periodontal specialist who, for over 30 years, has been devoted to giving patients the best chance to retain their own teeth for life—with minimal discomfort.

A native of Grafton, Ohio, Dr. Matia graduated from Ashland College with honors with a dual degree in Biology and Chemistry. In 1979, he graduated from the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry. In 1984 he received a certificate in Periodontics as well as a Masters of Science in Dentistry from Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry.

Dr. Matia has received standard and advanced proficiency training, as well as Fellowship status from the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. He is also a member of the International College of Dentistry and has completed over 5,000 laser surgical procedures.

Dr. Matia currently sits on the North Coast Dental Society annual meeting board of trustees. He is also director of the Wayne & Medina County Dental Hygiene Study Clubs.

In his free time, Dr. Matia enjoys fishing and skiing with his family and being a loyal Cleveland sports fan. He is also a supporter of the fine arts at his children's colleges, alma maters, and Boy Scouts of America, having served as a Leader while his two sons completed their Eagle Scout requirements. Dr. Matia and his wife of over 25 years reside in Medina Township.