GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM!

Dentist in Breese, IL

At the dental practice of Drs. Lara Erickson and Joe Truong, our friendly, dedicated, and energetic dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!

 

Amanda

Welcome! I'm a dental assistant here, and I help the dentists care for patients and make sure the office runs smoothly. I also coordinate Invisalign cases. I like to make my patients feel comfortable and make sure they understand their treatment. My favorite part of my job is creating healthy, beautiful smiles while also developing friendships with my patients! When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending time with my daughter and fianc'.

 
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Jentry

As a dental assistant, I help our dentists during procedures and perform other team duties around the office. This is a great place to be! I love when our patients leave with smiles on their faces. Our whole team truly cares about our community and we are honored to serve them. Our patients become more like friends of the office rather than just patients. After work, I love volunteering for the Special Olympics, and my little sister is a Special Olympics athlete!

 
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Kara

Hello, it's nice to meet you! I work as a registered dental hygienist, and I provide preventative dental care and patient education. Our office is a great place to work and to visit because of our laid-back atmosphere! We even have a TV and radio in each operatory so kids can watch movies or their favorite cartoon during their visit. It makes the experience more enjoyable for everyone! Outside the office, I enjoy horseback riding and spending time with family and friends.

 
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Lila

Welcome to our practice! I am a receptionist here, and I love greeting patients as they walk in our doors. Our patients mean a lot to us, and we do everything we can to make them feel comfortable and happy here. The team here is really friendly and welcoming, and it really shows! When I'm not in the office, I enjoy caring for my grandkids and attending their activities. I also love walking in races with the dental team!

 
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Linda

Hi there! I'm a office manager and receptionist for our practice. I love to greet patients with a warm smile when they come in! I also answer our phones, make appointments and other office work. I've been working here for over 30 years, and have made some great friends through our patients. I enjoy meeting new people every day as well as catching up with old friends. Outside the office, I enjoy cooking, playing cards, and most of all, spending time with my granddaughter!

 
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Lou

Welcome, I'm a office manager and receptionist for our practice, and I have been working in the dental field for over 20 years! I love spending time chatting with patients, and getting the new ones to feel comfortable here. My favorite part of my job is when a new patient who was nervous about seeing the dentist leaves with a relieved smile on their face! When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors running or walking.

 
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Maggie

I feel very lucky to be a dental assistant because I get to meet new friends every day, and help them live healthier lives! It's very rewarding to see a patient leave our office with a bright, beautiful smile! The connections we make with our patients make our job much more important to us and much more gratifying. When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, boating and running. I even run half-marathons in my spare time!

 
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Melissa

As a dental hygienist, I help educate each patient on preventative dental care in order for them to maintain a healthy mouth and smile! I enjoy creating a positive dental experience for our patients, and love when they come in the office looking forward to their visit! After work, you can usually find me spending time with friends and family. I also enjoy shopping and bike riding.

 
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Michelle

Welcome! I'm a dental hygienist, and I work hard cleaning teeth and educating patients on good oral health. I always treat my patients the way I would like to be treated, and take the time to know them personally at each visit. Our doctors are wonderful people, and always take care of patients as they would their own friends or relatives. At home, I love spending quality time with my husband and our son. I also love to read and take walks in my spare time.

 
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Nancy

I've been a dental hygienist since 2001 and have been in the dental field for over 25 years! I help educate our patients and build trust with each one. The people I meet here every day make my job rewarding, and I always enjoy catching up with our patients. We have a team-oriented office and always put our patients first! When I'm not at the practice, I enjoy going to the ocean and relaxing with my family. My husband and I have two children who are both in college.

 
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Nicole

As a certified dental assistant, I help put the patients at ease during treatment and help the dentists communicate and deliver effective care to their patients. Dentistry is like a foreign language to some people so I love teaching them new things. I love to communicate with the patient because I love getting to know people. Every time you meet a new person you learn new things about them and yourself! After work, I love being with my fianc'! I also find time to run.

 
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Tammy

Welcome to our office! I work here as a dental assistant, and I love helping people every day. Our doctors have taught me a lot, and have such fun personalities! They always put the needs and interests of our patients first, and it shows. Our patients always know that they are well cared for! When I'm not working, I love spending time with my husband and our daughter.