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Meet Our Dental Team

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Monica, Regional Manager

Monica is originally from DeMotte and has been involved in dentistry for over 25 years, first joining our staff in 2013. She received her education from Indiana University Northwest School of Dentistry and is a licensed dental radiographer. She was a dental assistant for 17 years. Her favorite part of her job is able to Interact with patients.

Monica and her husband Dave have two kids named Taylor and Tristan. When she has free time, she enjoys photography, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.

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Ebelin, Team Lead

Ebelin is originally from Lake Station. She’s thrilled to be a new member of the ADC team – every day is a fun, new learning experience! Eventually, she’d like to go back to school to pursue a career as an equine dental technician.

Away from work, Ebelin is the oldest out of three siblings. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her dogs, training her horses/dogs, and cooking.

Kristina, Dental Hygienist

Kristina, Dental Hygienist

Kristina hails from Hobart originally, and she completed her dental education at Indiana University Northwest. Today, she is in her 1st year of working for Advanced Dental Concepts and enjoys every minute of it! She loves meeting new people through her position and being able to help them become the best version of themselves. Kristina has a very large family that consists of five siblings, 12 nephews/nieces, and over 150 cousins! In her spare time outside of the office, you can usually find her using her photography talents (usually for family photos and weddings) and going on mission trips with her church. She also loves traveling and has been to nine different countries so far – she even lived in Romania for one summer.

Marleen, Dental Hygienist

Marleen, Dental Hygienist

Marleen was born and raised in Merrillville, IN where she attended Merrillville High School. She then went on to study at Indiana University – Northwest where she graduated with the Highest Distinction. Her education involved earning a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, a minor in Biology, a license in Local Anesthesia, and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health. With several years of experience in the dental field, her favorite thing about her job is being able to form positive relationships with patients of all ages and being able to help educate them about their oral health while offering excellent dental care.

When she isn’t in the office, Marleen is spending time with her loving husband, Lance, and their two dogs, Sophie and Frankie. Other than being with her friends and family, she also enjoys hiking, hanging out outdoors, traveling, and trying new cooking recipes. She loves animals and has been a vegetarian for over a decade and counting!

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Sally, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Sally has worked in the dental field since 1974, and she has loved every minute of it. She is passionate about working with great people and helping patients look and feel their best. Sally is certified as an expanded functions dental assistant and she is x-ray certified. Originally from Crown Point, Sally is married to Bill, and the couple have two adult daughters, Sarah and Beth and four grandchildren Emma, Eli, Jack, and Ollie. Bill is a pastor and Sally enjoys participating in church functions in her spare time. She also loves spending time with family and friends and quilting.

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Crystal, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Clinical Coordinator

Crystal has been working in dentistry for over a decade now. Originally from the Hammond area, she studied assisting at Everest College. She looks forward to helping our patients smile brighter.

Outside of work, Crystal has a growing family that includes five kids. Her favorite hobbies include fishing, camping, drawing, doing various arts and crafts, and (of course) spending quality time with her loved ones. She also loves karaoke – in fact, she used to sing in a band!

Toni, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Toni’s experience in the dental field began at Everest College. Today, she is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, she has undergone additional training in radiology, and she has more than a decade of experience under her belt! Currently, her wonderful colleagues are her favorite part of her job.

In her free time, Toni enjoys gardening and traveling. Here’s a fun fact about her: she has six granddaughters!

Makynzee, Front Desk

Makynzee does an amazing job handling our front desk. At this point, though, that’s only natural – she has years of experience in the dental field! Plus, her passion for the day-to-day grind is evident. She loves working with our team and helping patients.

A resident of nearby Portage, Makynzee grew up in a big and close family. As such, she enjoys many social activities in her downtime – karaoke, beach days, music festivals, and more.