Our Periodontal Staff

Front Desk Personnel

Matt, Patient Services Coordinator

Matt joined our practice in April 2014 after spending 9 years as an assistant at his father’s dental laboratory. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing tennis, and writing and recording music. He lives in Champaign with his wife, 3 cats, and 6 chickens.

Karen, Patient Service Coordinator

Karen joined our practice in December 2016. Karen enjoys working with our patients. She lives in Mahoment with her husband and has three children and one grandchild. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and Sunday dinners with her family.

Chris, Patient Service Coordinator

Chris joined our practice January 2017, after 35 years of service with Consolidated Communications and 8 years with SBLHS. She enjoys interacting with patients and making their experience a pleasant one.

She also enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren. Her interests include walking/running, gardening, sharing time with friends and being a “die hard” Cub fan.. GO CUBS!!

Cheryl, Practice Administrator

Cheryl has worked for the office for over 20 years. She also has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is a licensed registered nurse. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, playing golf, and spending time with friends and family. Cheryl lives in Champaign with her husband and two children.

Clinical Personnel

Mindi, Clinical Coordinator / Hygienist

Mindi is a graduate of Parkland College’s dental hygiene program and has a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University. As an invaluable member of our practice since 1988, she fills the roles of clinical coordinator, hygienist and surgical assistant. Mindi is married with four children.

Randy, Hygienist

Randy joined our practice in 1997 after graduating from Parkland College’s dental hygiene program. As one of our hygienists, she enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them to achieve a better level of periodontal health. Randy is married with two daughters.

Deanna, Hygienist / Health & Safety Officer

Deanna is a graduate opf Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Studies and is a graduate of Lake Land College dental hygiene program. She feels fortunate to have a career in a field she loves. She provides care to our patients as she would a member of her family. She joined our practice in 2012 as a hygienist and surgical assistant, but can also be found assisting at the front desk. Deanna lives in Mattoon.

Carly, Hygienist

Carly graduated from Parkland College May 2011 with a degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene. She has been with our office since June of 2013. She married her best friend, Damien, the summer of 2009. They have two beautiful children, Austin and Addison. They both attend Mahomet Seymour schools. She enjoys spending time with her family. They love to hike in the forest preserve by their house, ride bikes, and play knockout. Her children are active in gymnastics and her son is busy playing traveling baseball, Go Mavericks! When she is not playing taxi cab, she enjoys art and craft projects and sewing.

Jourdan, Hygienist / Surgical Assistant

Jourdan is a dental hygienist and surgical assistant. She joined our practice in June 2016. She lives in Tuscola and is soon to be married in July 2017! Her fiancé is a guitarist and singer and she enjoys going to his shows. Outside of work, she loves spending time with Mitch, her puppy Sadie, as well as friends and family.

Allyx, Hygienist / Surgical Assistant

Allyx is a dental hygienist and surgical assistant. She joined our practice in November 2016. She lives in Champaign and is originally from Hercher, Illinois. Some of her hobbies include quilting, coloring and spending time with her puppy Eddie as well as family and friends.

Gillian, Sterilization Tech

Gillian joined our practice as a sterilization tech in November 2016. She has an irresistible upbeat personality that makes the office fun. She enjoys bowling, swimming, basketball, horseback riding, and practicing and competing in track competitions.