Join Sprout Dental is welcoming Dr. Christina Amato (Dr. Chrissy), a board-certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Christina Amato joins Sprout Dental after years of service to Casey Dental and its patients in the Wyoming Valley.

Dr. Amato is a woman of many names. Some call her Dr. Amato, some call her Dr. Christina, and some call her Dr. Chrissy. The good news is that she responds to all of them, happily.

Dr. Chrissy was born, raised, and educated in the Wyoming Valley. After graduating from the Wyoming Area School District, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology as well as her Masters in Health Care Administration while working as an Anatomy & Physiology Graduate Teaching Assistant. Upon completing her degrees at the University of Scranton, she earned her Degree in Dental Medicine from Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry. During her time at Kornberg, she received the R. Ralph Bresler, MD Memorial Award for “exhibiting outstanding empathy for pediatric patients and a desire to put patients first.” Following dental school, Dr. Chrissy completed her pediatric residency at Temple University’s Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Chrissy spent 6 years in Philadelphia before coming back to Northeastern Pennsylvania to serve the community she grew up in and introduce future generations to good oral health.

Over the next few months, Sprout Dental patients will get to know Dr. Chrissy, and Dr. Chrissy will get to know Sprout Dental by working at our pediatric dental offices in Hamlin and Kingston. She’ll then be heading back “home” to the Pittston office she served for so many years.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Christina enjoys reading, spending time with her boyfriend Phil either in the garden or with their Shetland Sheepdog Troy, as well as relaxing on the beach in Cape May, and trying to figure out how to keep her fig tree happy and fruiting in a Northeast climate.