At Dental Wellness Center of Maryville, you will find more than a team of dental professionals. You will find a big family who is ready to welcome you. Drs. Patrick Heulsmann, Pat Murphy, Mike Murphy and the whole team at our office combine skill, education and experience to provide you with outstanding dental care in a relaxed atmosphere. We would love to meet you, and you can call us today at 618 288 1923 to plan your appointment with our dentists in Maryville, Illinois.
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Nicole started working at Dental Wellness Center of Maryville in April 2017, four months after opening. She attended Southwestern Illinois College for business and is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM). Nicole loves how much this practice is positive and patient focused. Nicole is married to her husband, Jared, and has two daughters Westlyn and Kinsley. She enjoys camping and a dirty chai latte with sugar free dark chocolate.
Becky has worked with Dr. Mike Murphy since 1999 when she completed her dental assisting program. She has been with Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2016. Twenty years of experience working with the best doctors makes for happy patients, and Becky will tell you that she has learned from the best. She likes working with an amazing team, giving patients smiles they love and the treatment they need. She loves having long-term patient-assistant relationships. She likes getting to know her patients on a personal level and helping them with their dental needs.
Becky is married to her husband Jay and has a stepson, Caleb. She also has a fur baby named Zoey and she is a car enthusiast.
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Jill joined this practice when the building was still under construction and has watched the practice grow since the beginning. Her favorite part of this practice is how she knows her opinions and experiences are valued and appreciated by the doctors and her coworkers. As a clinical leader, Jill tries to help communication and eliminate any issues that may arise and keep patient care as the number one priority.
Christie graduated from SIU with her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. She has been with our team for 10 years. She enjoys working with a team that feels like family and who can always be counted on to give a helping hand. Christie and her husband, Jeremy, have three sons and a dog. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and camping.
Karen graduated from Southern Illinois University — Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. She joined our practice in March 2018 and has since provided quality dental care to our patients. Karen loves working with a team that always wants what is best for their patients. She also loves the team’s drive to always do their best to help with patients’ dental and overall health. Karen has been married to her husband, Brady, for 10 years, and they have two daughters, Siobhan and Havis. Outside of the office, she enjoys quilting, machine embroidery and going to rock concerts.
Stephanie joined our office in April 2018. She played soccer at Southwestern Illinois College. Stephanie has been working at [practice_name] for four years, and her coworkers and the [dr_type] feel like family. They always have fun at work and support each other on good and challenging days. Nicole lives with her boyfriend, Tyler, and they have a dog named Gunner. In her free time, she enjoys traveling because going to new places and experiencing new things makes her happy. She is currently training for her first half marathon in SC Kiawah Island.
Brittany joined our practice in July 2018 and her favorite part about working here is her relationships with patients. She attended Southwestern Illinois College and studied computer science. Brittany contributes to the success of this office by building trust with patients. Outside of the office, Brittany enjoys hanging out her cats and playing tabletop and video games.
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Leaha joined our practice in 2020. She graduated from Lewis & Clark Community College. Her favorite part of this practice is working with great doctors and coworkers. Outside of the office, she enjoys walking dogs on trails.
Myra joined Dental Wellness Center of Maryville in September 2020. She graduated from King High School in 1996 and Platt College in 2008 with a degree in dental assisting. She loves her coworkers and believes her winning personality contributes to the success of this office. She has two daughters, Angelica and Eva.
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Amber attended dental assisting school in 1999 at Executive Woods Dental Careers. She started working at this practice in September 2021. She loves the relationships she has with her coworkers at Dental Wellness Center of Maryville and how they feel like her second family. Amber has 22 years of dental experience and they help her contribute to the success of this office as she can help patients understand why treatments are necessary for their overall health. She also has the knowledge to communicate well with patients on the importance of their dental health. Abby is married with kids and has a cat named Suki and a Frenchie named Murray. Outside of the office, she enjoys interior design, renovating houses, traveling, the mountains and beach vacations. She also loves animals and is obsessed with bulldogs.
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Megan joined our practice in April 2022, and she has an associate degree in science. Her favorite parts of this practice are the overwhelmingly positive attitudes and helpful coworkers. Megan always greets everyone with a friendly smile and kind words. Outside of the office, she enjoys reading, going to movies and swimming.
Abby graduated from Midwest Technical Institute in 2019 before joining our team in October 2021. Her favorite part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville is how our team works together to create a happy work environment and provide exceptional care to our patients. She believes a successful team starts with a positive attitude and does her best to bring positivity and light to our team!
Abby’s family consists of her boyfriend, JayDee, and her two dogs: Stella and Oscar. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys traveling, babysitting her nephew, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
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Natalie graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Science. She is currently attending SIUE and pursing a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. Natalie is bilingual and is fluent in Spanish. Her favorite thing about working at DWC is being able to translate and cater to Spanish-speaking families. She believes that diversity in the workplace is what makes our office unique.
Living most of her life in Florida, her favorite place to be at is the beach. During her free time, Natalie enjoys reading and practicing yoga and meditation.