Meet the Accra Dental Team
Mrs. Betty Antwi, General Manager
Mrs. Antwi is the General Manager for Bethel Dental Clinic. Her role is to ensure that all the pieces come together to make every visit to Bethel a pleasant dental experience. Mrs. Antwi comes to Bethel with over 26 years’ experience in business management and in health information management systems. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and a Master’s Degree in Health Informatics and Information Management from the College of St Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota, USA. She is a member of the American Health Information Managers Association (AHIMA) as well as the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM). Mrs. Antwi’s dream is to see a West Africa with excellent healthcare delivery. She therefore sees her role at Bethel as her contribution to that dream. She lives on the outskirts of the city of Accra. She is married to a Charles, a lawyer, and has three boys, the youngest of whom is threatening to be a scientist. She enjoys shopping, fitness walking and baking.
Juanita Afari, Hygienist
Juanita has been a Hygienist at Bethel Dental for the past 5 years. She received her Dental Surgery Assistant training at the University of Ghana School of Dentistry in 1999 and has been in dentistry for the past 18 years. She has a degree in Human Resource Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. In 2014, Juanita took the American Heart Association module training in Basic Life Support. She has also taken the Dental Assistants with Expanded Functions (DAEF) course organized by Pamela Lewis of the Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA. Juanita says dentistry is “an action-packed profession, filled with creative thinking while allowing you to develop a personal relationship with your patients. No boredom. That is what I love about dentistry”. She speaks Twi, Ewe, Fanti and English. She attends Logos Rhema Church, Accra and sings in the choir.
Bernice Robertson, Dental Assistant
Bernice works as a Dental Assistant at Bethel. She trained first as an airline ground handling staff before switching into dentistry. Her passion is to care for others and her role as a dental assistant enables her to exhibit this passion. Bernice loves to cook and watch movies when she is not hanging out with her dog, Chico. She is fluent in Ga, Twi and English. Bernice successfully took the Dental Assistants with Expanded Functions (DAEF) course organized by Pamela Lewis of the Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA. She attends the Praise Community Church, Adenta where sings in the choir.
Christopher Atsu, Dental Assistant
For Atsu, a pioneer staff of Bethel, dentistry is an art which gives him the opportunity to use his creativity to solve problems. It is always challenging but interesting. Atsu had his High School education at Preset Pacesetters Senior High School in Accra. He has had training in the American Heart Association Module Training in Basic Life Support, organized by Africa Partners Medical, Ghana. He also took the Dental Assistants with Expanded Functions (DAEF) course organized by Pamela Lewis of the Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, USA. In addition to dental assisting, Atsu is responsible for keeping the high hygiene standards at Bethel. So anytime you walk into Bethel Dental Clinic and you notice the clean surroundings and refreshing aroma, remember it's the magic touch of Atsu. He enjoys playing soccer. He speaks Twi, Ewe and English. He hopes to get married soon.
Elikem Gbotsyo, Front Office Executive
Elikem is the man behind Front Office systems at Bethel. He ensures everything runs smoothly between the clinical team, the accounting staff, the maintenance team and the front office staff. Elikem has a degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Ghana, Legon. He speaks Twi, English and Ewe. Elikem gets along well with kids. So when you visit Bethel with the little ones and they start seeking attention, Elikem will surely be on hand to keep them engaged. Besides playing basketball, when he is not at work, he is in the gym working out.
Lily Yaa Mensah, Front Office Executive
Lily is the smile you see when you enter Bethel. She wants to keep everyone who shows up at the reception or calls on the phone, calm and relaxed. On a good day, she remembers her German vocabulary, having had her primary education in Giessen, Germany before attending St Louis Senior High School and then University of Ghana to read Information Studies and Psychology. Prior to joining the Bethel team, she worked in customer service with Surfline Ghana. Lily enjoys reading and listening to music. She speaks Twi and English.
Michael Owusu Antwi
Michael is the Public Health Education Officer at Bethel. Mike’s role is to get the public to know about how oral health affects overall health and the need to see a dentist regularly. He also handles Bethel’s relations with its patients. Mike graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Philosophy from the University of Ghana. He later obtained a Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Planning, and Management) from the School of Public Health, University of Ghana. He has extensive experience in public health education. Mike lives in Accra with his wife, Joana. His hobbies are chatting and playing with kids. He is a Sunday School teacher at the Church of Pentecost, Afienya Branch.
Alex Otuei, Dispatch
At Bethel, we try to run a paperless operation. However, not all the institutions and regulators we deal with are set up to operate paperless. We therefore have to make periodic deliveries. This is where Alex comes in. He has been with Bethel for the last 5 years and his contribution has been invaluable. He joined Bethel from Newmont Gold Ghana. He is married with three kids