Our Front Office Team
LONNIE, SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Lonnie began in 1990 in the dental field. Her scheduling expertise will ensure you have an “outstanding” experience with our office. She is often the first voice you hear when you enter our office and her laugh can likely be heard for miles. Lonnie’s contagious energy will often get kids to dance and sing for their appointments. She enjoys watching movies, reading and sleeping. Her favorite thing about working with kids is that “they look at the world with loving eyes and have no judgement. That’s why I keep coming back!”
LA NETTE, REGIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
La Nette’s experience began in the dental field in 1985, working in all areas of both offices. She’s efficient in all she does. She reviews treatment plans, costs, benefits, pops in the back office when necessary and everything in-between! She’s awesome with the kids and supportive to the parents. She is married to Dave and has one daughter, Shannon. La Nette enjoys Outlaw Mini Stock Racing, Zumba, traveling, RVing and spending time with family. Her favorite thing about working with kids: “The funny things they say that make me laugh!”
JACKIE, PRACTICE MANAGER
Jackie first came to us as an intern and was so awesome that we asked her to join our team in 2010 as a dental assistant. She started working at the front desk in 2014 and in 2019, she became the Practice Manager. She now does everything in between! You might find her scheduling, billing insurance, cleaning teeth, singing down the hallway or decorating the office. Her optimist and happy spirit is one that is envied and treasured. Jackie loves music, sporting events, the outdoors and fun times with her growing family. Her favorite thing about working with kids is “listening to their stories and watching them grow through the years!
SHERI, FINANCE COORDINATOR
Sheri joined our team in 2019. She has 12 years of healthcare experience along with a history with billing, insurance and scheduling. She is a board leader and volunteers for a non-profit organization for children outside of the office. In her spare time, she loves photography, music, traveling and spending time with her grandchild. her favorite thing about working with kids is their unpredictability, their laughter and smiles and how playful, unique and amazing they are.
Our Back Office Team
ANNA, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Anna first came to our office in 2010 to help in our sterilization area. As she completed her assisting school, she began her externship with us and was officially part of our team in 2014. You’ll usually find Anna keeping our doctors organized and well supplied. She’s extremely nurturing, playful and so dedicated to giving your child a good experience. She enjoys running, crocheting, baking, reading and being outside. Her kids keep her busy with Girl Scouts and other activities. Her favorite thing about working with kids: “I love being able to be goofy at work and I love how honest they are!
JANINE, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Janine became one of our team members in January of 2017. She previously worked in general dentistry and later discovered working with children was more fun! Janine has 4 nephews she adores and enjoys being around kids. She is enthusiastic, determined and a very sweet-natured assistant. Janine enjoys working out and cooking when she’s not at work. Her favorite thing about working with kids is being able to make each child feel like they can accomplish anything and leave feeling joyful and eager to come back.
Julie, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Julie did her externship with us and during that time we knew she fit right in! She joined our team in 2017. She has previously worked in childcare and has been a delightful addition to our team. Julie likes to hike, write short stories and color in her spare time. She is fluent in Spanish and has been teaching us important phrases and helping with translating. Her favorite thing about working with kids is that “They’re just funny! They get you involved with what’s going on in their life and share all their stories!”