Jill, Office Manager
Jill started her dental career in 2005 and cannot imagine doing anything else! Her excellent customer service and positive attitude will not only enhance our practice but also set us apart from any other dental office. She loves creating a wonderful dental experience for our patients. Her vast knowledge of dentistry has allowed her to be a helping hand throughout the entire office. She is very dedicated to all her patients and strives to positively impact anyone who touches her life.
Jill grew up in nearby Ivesdale and currently lives in Urbana. Jill is very active in her daughter and son’s activities and believes in being very hands on. Her and husband like to take the kids on trips and go fishing when they are not out of town for one of the kids sporting events. They also cheer on the Cardinals any chance they get! Go Cards!
Cara, Office Assistant
Cara joined our office in November of 2016. She started her dental career in 2012. After spending some time at home with her children, Cara was eager to get back into the dental field. Cara is friendly, caring and wants to be sure her patients receive world class care. With her fun loving, upbeat and funny personality she has a way of making people at home in our office.
Cara lives in Rantoul with her husband and 5 children. She enjoys camping, fishing and making memories with her children.
Kari, Office Assistant
Kari has a combined total of a decade on and off in her dental career. She joined our office in July 2018. Kari is very helpful and ready to help you with appointments, treatment plans, answer insurance questions, and make financial arrangements. Kari does everything she can to help patients find a way to make sure they can have the smile they want and deserve!
Kari lives in Champaign with her husband and 3 boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and supporting her boys in their interests. She dedicates herself and time to make sure they are able to excel in all they do. You will find Kari at the baseball field or swimming pool in the summers. In the colder season, you can find her tailgating at the Illini games or watching Hallmark Christmas movies. FLY THE W!
Ticia, Dental Assistant
Her gentle hands, expertise, and eye for detail has helped countless patients since she began in dentistry in 1991. “My favorite thing about dentistry is helping others achieve a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile”. I love my patients and I have built great relationships.
She is a native of Tuscola—Go Warriors!!! Her husband and 2 children keep her busy with many swim meets, baseball and basketball games. You can bet she’ll have her camera handy and turn those most memorable moments into unique and beautiful scrapbook pages. It might surprise you to know that Ticia creates beautiful Christmas ornaments that she cuts out of wood and hand paints them.
Cathy, Dental Assistant
How lucky we are to have such a pleasant and caring person to help our patients and assist in their treatments. Her gracious and gentle ways have been a comfort to our patients since she joined our team in 1995. Cathy’s loves all aspects of dentistry.
Cathy and her husband John are now empty nesters and are enjoying traveling to Key West in February every year. John is still carrying mail in Champaign and has done so for 40+ years. Their son is living in Champaign and is a graphic designer for Bill Racing. Cathy is a Breast Cancer Survivor and still walks for a cure. She loves jazzercise and stay very active in it. The Joyce family is dedicated Cub Fans!!!
Jamie, Dental Hygienist
Since graduating from Lakeland College in 2001 Jamie has loved serving patients in the C-U area and has been a member of our team since 2003. She enjoys working with such a great staff in a friendly environment. She prides herself on maintaining a caring relationship with our patients and her role is pivotal in your oral care. “We like to have fun, but we always make sure our patients are taken care of first”. She grew up in nearby Arthur. Jamie, her husband and daughter now live in Atwood, where they enjoy spending time with family and friends, watching their daughter play basketball or run in track. Jamie is an avid runner and participates in many races around the C-U area. Oh and don’t forget, GO CUBBIES!!!
Amber, Dental Hygienist
Amber has a way with her patients that make them feel very comfortable and welcomed. She is very kind and friendly and has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 2009. Amber is excellent at patient education and making sure patients understand the importance of preventive care in dentistry. Amber takes pride in helping patients overcome dental fears and becoming part of her dental family as a life time patient.
Amber is a Mahomet native and resides there with her husband and two daughters. The family keeps her busy with the girls in dance, sports and also caring for their horse buddy. They also enjoy hiking, canoeing, swimming and fishing. They love anything outdoors that can do as a family and creating adventurous memories for the children. Amber and her husband in their spare time enjoy spending time with friends and cheering on the Fighting Illini!
Shannon, Dental Hygienist
Shannon has been a hygienist since she graduated from Parkland College in 2007. She started her dental career before that in 2006 while going to school working at a dental office at the front desk and helping to dental assist. This gave Shannon vast knowledge of the whole picture of dentistry. We have had the pleasure of Shannon helping out in our office since 2015 and she was excited to join our staff full time in May of 2018. Shannon is very caring, friendly, easy going and loves to educate her patients on dental health.
Shannon grew up and still lives in Mahomet with her husband and three sons. Shannon loves spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, and cheering on the Cubbies and Bears!