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Office location:
2010 Route 30 East
Ligonier, PA
Phone: (724) 238-6666


Tim Holloway – Dentist

Dr. Tim graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973 with a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He entered the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine upon graduation and received his DMD degree in 1977. In June of 1977 he began active duty with the US Navy where he practiced dentistry spending two years at Pearl Harbor and two years with the US Marines at Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station Hawaii. He started in private practice in Ligonier, in October of 1981. He is a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Westmoreland Dental Study Club. He has served as a deacon and elder in his church and is Chairman of the Board of the Christian Leadership Academy.

He lives with his wife Sharon and German Shorthaired Pointer Gertie. His hobbies include hunting upland birds, fishing, and running. His greatest joy is teaching and spending time with his grandsons Wyatt and Justin. 

Colleen Shearer– Business Office Manager

Colleen has been in dentistry for 29 years, seven as the business manager at the Freedom Dental Center. She lives in Robinson with her husband, Todd, their two children Ethan and Elyse, their boxer Angus, and two of the fattest ducks you have ever seen. They are so fat they can’t even fly! Colleen is active in her church and volunteers at the local ambulance service.

She enjoys cooking, canning, long walks and helping her neighbors any way she is able. 




Julie Donaldson - Dental Assistant  
Julie graduated from Ligonier Valley High in 1998, and then from Westmoreland County Community College with an associate degree in Dental Assisting. She is CPR certified, X-ray Certified and holds her Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) through the Dental Assisting National Board. She has been an assistant to Dr. Holloway for seven years.

She Lives with her husband Derek and gave birth to her daughter Claudia in June of 08. She enjoys spending time with her family and Collie Dog Duke. She enjoys wine tasting, NASCAR, and hosting jewelry parties. 





Brooke Abbondanza – (RDH) Registered Dental Hygienist

Brook is a graduate of Latrobe High School. She attended the University of Pittsburgh for two years studying communications before she entered the Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) Dental Hygiene program. She graduated from WCCC in 2007 with a degree in Dental Hygiene, X-ray certification and CPR certification. Since graduation Brooke has been employed full time in private dental practice and has continued to expand her dental expertise with courses that cover every aspect of general dentistry and dental hygiene care.
She enjoys spending time with family and attending Pitt and Steeler football games.