Shannon. I am originally from Winona, MN,. I mostly grew up on a little horse ranch in Piedmont, SD, graduating from Sturigs Brown High School. In 2005 I graduated from Western Dakota Tech with a certification in expanded functions, dental assisting and radiology. I have worked with Family Dental Care since April of 2003. I enjoy the dental field, helping patients feel comfortable and making them smile. I love spending time with my husband Tom and my sons Gage & Vander, watching movies, reading, remodeling and shooting my bow with my dad.
Mary graduated from the University of Nebraska Med Center - College of Dentistry in 1991 with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. After graduation she worked for preventative family practices in Nebraska, Indiana, Wyoming and Colorado. She moved to Rapid City in 2007 and has worked for Family Dental Care for 6 years as a part-time dental hygienist. Mary enjoys working with people and helping them achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. She is happily married to her husband Loy and has three children, Sam, Sarah Beth and Jake. In her spare time she enjoys her kid's sporting events, cooking, gardening and their golden retriever dog, "Scartlett."
LaDel.I have been in the dental profession since 1968. I worked as a dental assistant for 19 years with a Dental Assisting degree from Southwest Community College in Lincoln, NE. In 1967 I received a Dental Hygiene degree from Hastings Community College in Hastings, NE. I have served on the SD Dental Hygiene Association board as the Black Hills Component President and the SD State Hygiene President in 1991-1992. I have been at Family Dental Care for 13 years. I have many hours of continuing education and advanced perio skills. I enjoy working with patients to achieve a healthy and happy lifestyle through the care of their mouth.
Lanette grew up in Rapid City and graduated from Rapid City Stevens in 1985. I currently work as a receptionist and billing manager at Family Dental Care part time. I have two kids, Avery, who is currently attending medical school, and Jack, who is at the University of Nebraska. When I am not at work, I spend most of my time with my three labs, Kenai, Kaia, and Kenya. I also recently got a new bike and am excited to explore the Black Hills!
Ciera. I am from Rapid City. I graduated from Central High School in 2014. In Spring 2017, I graduated from Western Dakota Tech with a certification in dental assisting. I enjoy the dental field as it gives me the opportunity to give patients attentive and quality care. In most of my spare time you can find me playing and spending every minute possible with my daughter, Raelynn.
Tiffany. I grew up in Rapid City and graduated from Rapid City Central High School. I then graduated at Western Dakota Tech for dental assisting, but I am currently working as the administrative receptionist. I am married to Bryce and have 2 children and 2 dogs that I love spending time with. We enjoy reading, camping, fishing, winter sports, softball, and anything outdoors. I started here at Family Dental Care in July of 2017 and I'm loving it!
Doris. I am originally from Bosnia & Herzegovina and then grew up in southern Idaho. Moving to Rapid City about 4 years ago was the best choice I've made! I love the outdoors here. I was a mortgage lender for 5 years and am now in school for business management. Currently I am at the front desk with Tiffany and am Dr. Jeff's personal assistant as I help him run the multiple non-profit organizations that he has taken part of. My other half and I have a loving pup that we continuously explore the Black Hills with - our favorites are boating at Pactola, hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking.
Breanna. I am originally from Rapid City and graduated from Stevens High School in 2014. I graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. I am excited to come back to my hometown and be a part of Family Dental Care! As a dental hygienist I enjoy helping my patients lead happy and healthy lives starting with their oral health. In my spare time you can find me enjoying the outdoors through hiking, skiing, and spending time with my dog and fiancé.
Emily. I was born in Aberdeen SD, but I spent most of my life growing up in Rapid City. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Dental hygiene from the University of South Dakota. During my time there I was involved with the Student American Dental Hygienist Association, and in my final year I served as secretary. I enjoy helping patients maintain and improve their oral health, which ultimately improves their overall health. I have a passion for dental hygiene, and I hope to be able to share that with the patients we serve. In my free time I like to go hiking and fishing with friends and family in the Black Hills.
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