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The Smiles of Valparaiso Team

Smiles of Valparaiso

Our Awesome Valparaiso Dental Team

Stacy

Stacy

Office Manager

Stacy joined our team in 2013, and she brought a decade of dentistry experience with her. She loves working with the caring team to help our patients smile every day. A Highland native, Stacy loves spoiling her dog, Tootsie, cooking, watching the Cubs and Bears, and spending time with family and friends.

Christine

Christine

Dental Assistant

Christine joined our team in 2017 with more than two decades of dentistry experience. She loves working in a field where there’s always something new to learn and new patients to get to know each day. In addition to her dental assisting certification, Christine is also certified in x-rays and Zoom! whitening. Originally from Lowell, she loves spending time with her kids, friends, and family members. She loves the outdoors, and Christine is a proud animal rights activist.

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Lauren

Appointment Coordinator

Lauren is brand new to our office in 2017, but with more than a decade of dentistry experience, she is already helping our patients conquer their dental fears and learn to love visiting our dental office. She earned her expanded functions dental assisting (EFDS) certification in 2005 from Indiana University Northwest. Originally from Hammond, Lauren enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their two dogs, Piper and Penny. They like camping, watching and rooting for Chicago sports teams, and going to games.

Lauren

Natalie

Dental Hygienist

Natalie has worked with us for more than a decade off and on. She took some time to focus on her family, but she never stopped being dedicated to her patients. Now that she’s back in our office full time, Natalie is enjoying spending more time helping patients understand and improve their oral health. Natalie earned her dental hygiene degree in 2006 from Indiana University Northwest. She has held continual CPR certification since 1997, gained her local anesthetic license in 2011, and most recently, she gained her Zoom! whitening certification in 2017. A Chesterton native, Natalie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Jason and her three sons, Troy, Sam, and Joey. She spends much of her down time cheering on her sons at various sports events, running half marathons, biking, hiking, dancing to live music, and relaxing with friends and family. Natalie is dedicated to fitness. She is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a former Zumba instructor.

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Kerstan

Dental Assistant

Kerstan has been with our team since October 2019 and has since been ensuring our patients receive the best care we have to offer. She is passionate about her ability to create a safe and friendly atmosphere while greeting every patient with a smile. She completed a dental assisting training course with DATS of Northwest Indiana at Smiles by Dr. D in December 2018. She holds her license in radiology and is eager to further her education as an expanded functions dental assistant in the future.

Kerstan is from a small town in rural Newton county and enjoys riding her Harley Davidson, spending time with her boyfriend, girl’s days with her mom and sister, and cuddling on the couch with her dog.

Jessica

Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Angie H.

Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!

Angie M.

Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!