Family, Cosmetic and Laser Dentistry

When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

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We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.


As part of our ongoing efforts to improve patient care and communications, we’re proud to announce an online service that will:

  • Schedule an appointment
  • Confirm appointments via email   
  • Receive text message appointment reminders
  • Submit and read patient reviews
  • Refer a friend or family member

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Kim Fitzgerald
    DMD
    Doctor

    Dr. Kim Fitzgerald has been practicing Dentistry since graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1986. Before opening her Sarver office in 1999, she partnered with other dentists in Allison Park and Butler. Her office has grown over the years and in 2015 Dr. Fitzgerald's daughter, Carly, joined the practice.

    The focus of Dr. Fitzgerald's practice has always been to use the most up to date technology so patients can experience state of the art dentistry in comfort. It is her firm belief that the office Team always stay ahead of the curve in continuing education.

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  • Dr.
    Carly A. Fitzgerald
    DMD

    Dr. Carly grew up locally in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Pittsburgh for her undergraduate degree in Japanese and her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD). Thereafter she joined the family business at Fitzgerald Dental Associates. Her passion for dentistry shows in her devotion to the profession. She loves attending the highest levels of continuing education to keep her skills superior. Bringing the most updated technology, newest techniques and latest information to her patients is what inspires her to thrive in her career.

    When Dr. Carly isn’t pursuing her passion for dentistry, she enjoys cooking, hiking and exploring new places with her husband, Matt. They have two adorable dogs, Wendy and Wanda, who love going on long walks. When she gets a chance, Carly`s to jump into a good book.

  • Dr.
    Rebecca Berg
    DMD, MDS

    Dr. Rebecca Berg has a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Gannon University. She completed her DMD degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Berg continued at the University of Pittsburgh to complete her orthodontic residency, and also earned a Masters in Dental Science degree in 2003.

  • Dr.
    Christine C Wallisch
    DMD

    Dr. Christy has been a member of Fitzgerald Dental Associates since fall 2013. She is honored to be a part of the transparent communication and trustworthy, quality dental care of the office. As a clinician, she has over 10 years of experience, and continues to grow professionally with ongoing coursework and technology education. As a member of the dental team, she promises to provide the highest quality treatment. She strives for earning the trust of your smile.

  • Dr. Shannon Pursel
    DMD

    Dr. Shannon Jackson Pursel is a graduate of Richland High School and Thiel College, where she received a BA in Biology. She earned her Doctorate Degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1993 and went on to complete a general practice residency at the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore. Dr. Pursel has been in private practice with her husband, Kevin, in Johnstown, PA since 1995 and is happy to relocate closer to her childhood home later this year. Her practice philosophy is to use the latest technology with a personal touch - Which makes her a fit here at Fitzgerald Dental Associates! She is the proud mom of two adult children, and two dogs. Her favorite activities are camping, fishing, and decorating her home with dozens of house plants!

  • Dr. Bagic

    Dr. Bagic is a native of Croatia where she earned her Dental degree (1988) and Master of Science degree (1996) at Zagreb University Dental School (Zagreb, Croatia). After opening and growing her private Dental Practice for a few years in her home city Zadar, she joined her husband in Bethesda (MD) where she worked as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in a very reputable Dental Office of Dr. Larry Greenbaum (Chevy Chase, MD) while passing the National Dental Boards (NDB) on the path to the USA licensure.

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Visiting Kimberly Fitzgerald, DDS gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family
  • "Dr. Fitzgerald provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally Extra stress is put on your remaining teeth You’re at greater risk for developing gum disease Your remaining teeth can shift out of position, causing bite problems The ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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Our Location

270 Buffalo Plaza Sarver, PA 16055

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Kim Fitzgerald, DMD

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed