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 Mahomet with her husband and has three children and one grandchild. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and Sunday dinners with her family.

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.

Deanna, Hygienist / Health & Safety Officer

Deanna is a graduate of 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.

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.