Progressive Dental Solutions - Dental Staff

Our experienced and personable administrative and clinical staff provide caring, thorough, detail-oriented professional services to better and more comfortably serve you and your dental needs. All of our professionals at Progressive Dental Solutions maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in general dentistry ,dental sleep medicine and TMJ disorders.


Dr. Edward Minaya

Edward Minaya

Dentist in Pittsburgh, PA

Progressive Dental Solutions

Bio coming soon.


Michael F. Hnat D.M.D.

Michael F. Hnat, DMD

Sleep Apnea and TMJ Dentist in Pittsburgh, PA

Progressive Dental Solutions

Dr. Michael Hnat is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and the prestigious mini-residency in Temporomandibular (TMJ) Disorders from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine..He serves as Dental Director of Progressive Dental Solutions-for Sleep and TMJ-a nationally accredited dental sleep medicine facility and is Clinical Assistant Professor in dental sleep medicine at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. The focus of his clinical practice is oral appliance therapy for the treatment of sleep-related breathing problems ,TMJ disorders. and head and neck muscle pain.  Dr.Hnat is credentialed thru the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine and has standard proficiency certification for the diode laser from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Cranioacial Pain (AACP) and rhe,American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)  He currently serves on the pre-doctorate education committee for the Academic Council of the AADSM as well as on the Facility Accreditation committee. As a member of the Appliance Therapy Practitioners Association - he is part of a national group of dentists skilled in providing oral appliances for TMJ and sleep apnea therapy. Dr Hnat  lectures nationally and internationally to dentists,dental students, residents and other health care professionals on dental sleep medicine and the use of oral sleep appliance therapy for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. He is a guest lecturer for the continuing education department of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and is on the Mastery Faculty of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.. .Most recently, Dr Hnat was the keynote speaker at the 2015 Norwegian Sleep Symposium in Oslo,Norway and in 2016 lectured at the European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Joint Symposium for Northern Europe educating dentists from eleven European nations on dental sleep medicine. His true passion in this field  is quite apparent in the standard of care delivered to his patients and in his lectures.


Shayna M. Adamovich D.D.S

Shayna M. Sengewalt D.D.S

General Dentist

Dr. Shayna Sengewalt joined our practice in 2016 to provide general dental services. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University  of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA and is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry .  She then completed an Advanced Training General Practice Residency in affiliation with University of North Carolina at MAHEC in Asheville, NC. Dr. Sengewalt is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She has standard proficiency certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Sengewalt’s passion for dentistry is rooted in her foundation in public service. She entered the health field after founding a nonprofit chapter at WVU, Global Medical & Dental Brigades, which operated rural medical clinics in Honduras. She has volunteered for dental education programs for organizations like WIC, Camp Horseshoe YMCA, Special Smiles for the Special Olympics, and Multidisciplinary Unsheltered Homeless Relief Outreach Morgantown. She has volunteered her dental services to low income clinics, such as the Mission of Mercy dental clinic, the Susan Dew Hoff Memorial clinic, and the Milan Puskar Health Right Clinic. Dr. Sengewalt believes in quality care and giving back to the community.

Ken Andronikou D.D.S.                                                                        General Dentist

Dr Ken Andronikou has recently joined the General Dentistry practice. He is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) Dental School. Dr Ken brings years of experience in providing the Placement of Implants, Root Canal Treatments and Tooth Extractions for our patients at the office. He has the very unique opportunity to periodically travel to Labrador in Newfoundland just south of the Arctic Ocean to provide these and other traditional dental services in this underserved area of the world.  He loves to share with patients his experiences in the area "above the treeline" where there is only ice and snow and where the polar bear and other type wildlife roam. 


Michelle-Dental Hygienist

Michelle is a graduate of West Liberty State College Dental Hygiene program. Her twenty plus years of dental experience between front office administration,chairside assisting as well as dental hygiene have made her the office multi-tasker capable of handling all areas of our operation. Her continuing education has provided her with advanced skills in the periodontal care of our patients and she is noticeably passionate in her desire to deliver comfortable and optimal care to all. Michelle is additionally trained in the proper protocol for our current tooth whitening systems.

Tammy-Clinical Assistant for Dental Sleep Medicine and  TMJ Disorders

Tammy is a  graduate of California U of PA with a B.S. degree in social work . Her obvious empathy towards patients is a product of her college education . She has fifteen years experience working as a chairside assistant in our practice and holds certifications in xray and CPR. Tammy is the OSHA and HIPAA compliance officer for the practice responsible for educating and maintaining the safety and security of our patients and employees.She is also the educational supervisor for students who complete externships at our office as part of their dental training programs. Tammy serves as a clinical assistant for the treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and is trained and certified in the use of diagnostic airway testing technology and portable home sleep testing devices used at our office in the treatment of these patients.  She also is responsible for overseeing and maintaining our two nationally recognized Accreditations as a dental sleep medicine facility.

Linda- Clincal Assistant for Dental Sleep Medicine and TMJ Disorders

Linda is a clinical assistant on our dental sleep medicine team. She has over eighteen years experience in general dentistry as a chairside assistant that has prepared her to easily transition to her new role with us. She holds CPR and xray certifications and is certified in the use of diagnostic airway testing technology and the use of portable home sleep testing devices used in oral appliance treatment. 

Thomas (T J )- Expanded Function General Dental Assistant

TJ is a graduate of the Expanded Function Dental Assisting program at the Bradford School. After completing two externships in our office while completing his schooling he has assumed duties as a general dental assistant in the office.  

Bonnie-Front Office Dental Services Administration

Friendly, caring and helpful is the voice on the phone that belongs to Bonnie . With over thirty five years experience in dental front office administration she has seen and done it all. Bonnie also is the billing, insurance and financing coordinator for the general dental part of the practice.

Barb- Front Office Medical Services Administration

Barb had worked a dozen years in the general insurance field before joining our team. She has successfully made the transition to  handle the complex tasks of verifying medical insurance coverage for oral appliances for our sleep apnea,TMJ and headache patients and electronic claims submissions for these services. She also handles all necessary correspondence with physician offices and sleep labs in the care of our sleep appliance and TMJ patients. 

Rachael-Dental Hygienist

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Hygiene, Rachael has over twenty years of service in the Hygiene field including experience with Laser tissue treatment and has special training and certification to administer local anesthesia. Over the years she has also implemented protocol for the treatment of periodontal disease for the hygiene staff and trained staff on the use of digital xrays