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Ashley S. Dental Hygienist

Ashley is a licensed dental hygienist with a dental assisting background. She has been in the dental field for more than eight years. Prior to joining our practice, she worked for three years in a pediatric dental office. She especially loves working with kids and making them feel comfortable. Ashley is very bubbly, outgoing, and loves talking, so you will always find her smiling and laughing. When she’s not working, her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband, son, her family, and friends.

Cheryl H. Dental Hygienist

Cheryl is a licensed dental hygienist and an expanded functions dental assistant with more than 15 years of experience in the field.

She keeps up with the most current dental practices to provide highly professional, personalized care for every patient. Cheryl believes that each patient has their own unique dental care needs and treats each individual as a new opportunity for a positive experience.

A Maryland native, Cheryl moved to Indiana shortly after she completed her time in the U.S. Army. She believes that the discipline and training she learned in the army has instilled in her an unwavering work ethic and a drive to always put forth her best effort to care for others.

In her spare time, Cheryl and her husband like to keep busy with their son, spend time with friends, or lace up their running shoes to put some miles on the pavement.

Brittny W. Office Coordinator and Insurance Expert

Brittny is our office coordinator and insurance expert. She has been working in the dental field for more than six years.

Brittny especially enjoys helping patients with their dental needs and making them feel comfortable.

Outside the office, Brittny loves spending time with her husband and their dogs. Brittny’s hobbies include watching sports, golfing, and relaxing in the sun.

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Kristie Dental Hygienist

Kristie is one of our talented dental hygienists at Tulip Tree Dental Care. She has been working in the dental field since 2007 and joined our team in 2014. In addition to her work here, Kristie works as a part-time faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College in the Dental Hygiene and Assisting Program. She has a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and loves to learn about new techniques and technology. Kristie enjoys helping her patients have a healthy mouth by educating them about their oral health.

When she’s not helping patients feel comfortable, Kristie enjoys kayaking, running, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Kelsie Expanded Functions Dental Assistant/Hygienist

Kelsie joined our team in 2018, but she has been working in the dental field since 2014. She stays up-to-date by completing continuing education courses about a variety of topics. The best part of her job is the variety that each day and each patient bring. She loves being able to enhance a person’s smile and make a positive impact on their lives. In her free time, Kelsie enjoys hanging out with friends and family. She likes to go camping, go to the movies, watch Netflix, and be crafty with her Cricut.

Sue Business Assistant

Joining our team in 2019, Sue first worked in dentistry in 1978. She enjoys her coworkers and getting to work with our patients to make their dental experiences here the best they have ever had. In her spare time, she likes being with her husband, doing activities like riding bicycles and singing in a band with him. Plus, she enjoys working in her garden and spending time with her family.

Katie Dental Hygienist

Katie began working in dentistry in 2016, joining our practice a year later. From a young age, she always knew she wanted to work in health care, and she was even a CNA at one point. She didn’t fall in love with her work, however, until she entered the dental field. Having been a gymnast for 11 years, she understands the dedication and drive to go above and beyond for her patients. Katie enjoys educating a patient and watching them truly understand their dental care. She loves it when everything comes together and she can see their improvement from their previous visit. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her family and friends, especially her son, Franklin. She also loves working out, participating in family game nights, and doing puzzles.

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