Kelsey - Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Kelsey and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Missouri college in 2009 with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and in 2012 with an Associates in Dental Hygiene. I have worked in the dental field for nearly 10 years. I love getting to know my patients and educating them to improve their oral health. I strive to make everyone's dental visit as comfortable as possible.
Ellie - Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Ellie. I joined the Bircher Family Dental Care team in 2019. I attended Eastern Illinois University and I have an Associates in Dental Hygiene from Lakeland College. I love educating patients to improve their dental health. I especially enjoy working with our younger patients and putting them at ease.
Theresa- Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Theresa and I have been a registered dental hygienist for 30 years. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from SIU Carbondale. I love getting to know our patients and helping them achieve excellent dental health.
Jen - Certified Dental Assistant, Lead Assistant
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
Jess - Dental Assistant
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.
Courtney - Dental Assistant
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.
Loren - Insurance Coordinator
My name is Loren and I am the insurance coordinator at Bircher Family Dental Care. I verify our patients' dental insurance and make sure everything is up to date for upcoming appointments here at the office. You will also find me helping Nicole with appointments at the front desk. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband, Adam and our pup, Asher doing just about anything that involves being outside. Please feel free to contact me with any insurance questions you may have.
Nicole - Front Office Manager
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!