Bircher Family Dental Care | Meet the Staff in Smithton

Bircher Family Dental Care

Thomas Bircher , D.M.D.
Meg Bircher, D.M.D.

618-233-9012

Meet the Staff
 

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Marcia

My name is Marcia, and I have worked for Bircher Family Dental Care since 2008. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Allied College with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and Lewis and Clark College with an Associates in Dental Hygiene. I enjoy meeting new people and educating them, so they can achieve optimum oral health. If there is anything I can do to make your experience with us more relaxing, please let me know!


 


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Jen

My name is Jen, I am the Lead Assistant and I have worked for Bircher Family Dental Care since June of 2009. I received my Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting from Allied College. I spend a great deal of my time at the chairside assisting the doctors but I also have an understanding about all the front office duties. I have completed expanded function training for polishing and sealant placement. I work with most of our cosmetic patients who are interested in whitening their teeth. I understand and promote the importance of a healthy smile as a link to great overall health



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Jess

My name is Jess, I have worked as a dental assistant for Bircher Family Dental Care since 2010. I completed my assistant training at Advanced Dental Careers as well as expanded function training in coronal polishing and sealant placement. I really enjoy working with patients, especially our young patients, to improve their oral hygiene. Please ask me if you have any questions about tooth care.

 

 


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Jody

My name is Jody and I am the patient coordinator for Bircher Family Dental Care. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from McKendree College. I have over 13 years experience in the healthcare field.   My specialties include: treatment plan coordinating, appointment scheduling and account management.   I would be happy to assist you with any questions concerning your treatment or insurance benefits.  My goal is to make the business aspect of dentistry a pleasant one!!

 


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Nikki

My name is Nikki. I am the insurance coordinator for Bircher Family Dental Care. I attended Lindenwood University. It is my job to verify insurance benefits for our patients and help them get the most out of the insurance coverage they have. Please don’t hesitate to call me with any questions you may have about dental insurance.



 


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Courtney

My name is Courtney. I have worked as a dental assistant for Bircher Family dental care since March of 2015. I completed my assistant training at Advanced Dental Careers. I love meeting our patients and putting them at ease. I also have the important job of making sure the treatment rooms and instruments are sterilized properly.

 

 

 

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Nicole

My name is Nicole and I am the Front Office Manager for Bircher Family Dental Care. I received my dental assisting certification from Advanced Dental Careers in 2000 and expanded function training in coronal polishing and sealant placement in 2006. During my 17 years of experience, I have gained optimal knowledge in every corner of the dental office and developed a strong passion for dentistry. I may be seen assisting with procedures in the back or helping you with appointments, insurance estimates, co-payments, and financing up front. My favorite part about my job is educating patients on their treatment and developing trust and relationships with the patients. I love to make conversation, make people laugh, and help ease your anxiety! I hope to make your experience at our office as informative and inviting as possible!