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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Brittany,

Insurance Coordinator

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Brittany is a graduate of Granite City High School and holds a certificate of Business Office Technology from Southwestern Illinois Business College. For Brittany, communication is an important key to success in business. Communicating and connecting with our patients is an important part of the job for her. Her favorite parts of working at Dental Wellness Center of Maryville are the relationships she has with her patients and her coworkers. Everyone at the office gets along and makes it a family atmosphere at the office.

Brittany’s mother and father work for the city and travel to Haiti twice a year to help manage an orphanage that is run by her church. In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her pets, playing and watching sports, cooking and collecting vintage video games and consoles.

 

Jill,

Lead Assistant

Team Member  

Jill has over 14 years of experience as a dental assistant, and has been with our team since our office opened two years ago. Jill enjoys the team mentality and positive attitude at our office, and considers herself the office motivator. She works hard to make her positive outlook contagious and to help both our team and our patients feel comfortable. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, crafting, hiking and birdwatching.

 

Christie,

Dental Hygienist

Team Member  

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.

 

Nicole,

Office Manager

Team Member  

Nicole has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2017. She earned her dental assisting degree in 2014 and has eight years of customer service experience. Nicole started her career as a dental assistant but transitioned to the front office where she can utilize her analytical and problem-solving skills. But, from time to time, you may find her on the clinical side of our office because she loves assisting our patients and helping them realize the importance of having a healthy mouth. It is important to Nicole that our team takes great pride in making sure that each of our patients has a comfortable and pleasant experience every time they visit our office.

Nicole is married to her husband Jared and they have one daughter, Westlyn. She and her family enjoy camping and jeeping.

 

Jessie,

Dental Assistant

Team Member  

Jessie assists our doctors in providing the highest level of care possible to our patients and enjoys being a part of an amazing team that restores people’s confidence in their smiles. She has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2018.

In her spare time, Jessie looks forward to reading and she is a movie enthusiast. She also has two dogs, Jada and Dean.

 

Karen,

Dental Hygienist

Team Member  

Karen joined Dental Wellness Center of Maryville in 2018 and graduated from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. She loves providing preventive care to our patients to help them have healthy smiles. Karen appreciates the family atmosphere at our office and how everyone works together as a team to provide high-quality dental care.

Karen is married to her husband Brady and they have two daughters. When she is not at the office she enjoys quality time with her family and quilting.

 

Stephanie,

Dental Assistant

Team Member  

Stephanie joined us in April of 2018. She attended Triad High School and played soccer at Southwestern Illinois College. For Stephanie, one of the best parts of working at our office is how everyone works as team. She also likes the fact that everyone is kind and lighthearted and gets along so well. Stephanie ensures that everyone’s appointments run on time, and she keeps up on the sterilization. She finds that the most rewarding part about working in the dental field is changing someone’s life in a positive way. She loves seeing patients who came into the office with low self-esteem because of their smiles light up with excitement after their treatments are done. She describes it as the best feeling ever. Stephanie believes that everyone deserves to feel good about themselves, and that Dental Wellness Center of Maryville strives to change people’s smiles and lives for the better.

Stephanie is the daughter of Angie and Ted and has a nephew named Bennett. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.

 

Becky,

Dental Assistant

Team Member  

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.

 

Dani,

Dental Hygienist

Team Member  

Dani graduated hygiene school with a 4.0 GPA and as a member of the President’s List. She has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2018 and has passion for patient care and hygiene. She loves working at our office because of the environment created by the staff and the drive to provide great patient care.

Dani is married to her husband James and they have three children – Bella, Vada and Diem. Away from work she enjoys taking her kids on day trips, boating and camping.

 

Natalie,

Insurance Coordinator

Team Member  

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.

 

Leaha,

Dental Hygienist

Team Member  

Leaha is a proud graduate of the Lewis and Clark Dental Hygiene program Class of 2009. Along with more than 10 years of experience, she has had the pleasure of working with dental hygiene students for a year as a clinical instructor in the Lewis and Clark Dental Hygiene Clinic. Leaha strives to assist her patients in finding an individualized plan that works for them to achieve their goals to be healthy and confident in their smiles.

In her spare time, she enjoys making memories with her husband, Ryan, and their two children. They prefer to be outdoors, taking family walks, biking on the trails, playing with their golden retriever and swimming.

 

Mandy,

Treatment Coordinator

Team Member  

Mandy is happy to be part of the Dental Wellness Center of Maryville team. It has quickly become her dental home. Mandy has lived in the area her entire life and came from a large family. She has been in the dental field for over 11 years and looks forward to continuing learn and grow within her position as part of the DWC team.

When Mandy is outside the office, she is a busy bee. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as volunteering with local animal rescues. Classic and custom cars are also a passion of hers, which started at a young age. From her earliest memories, she was in the garage with her grandpa, wrenching on his collection of classics.

 

Myra

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Nicole

Nicole – Office Manager

Nicole has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2017. She earned her dental assisting degree in 2014 and has eight years of customer service experience. Nicole started her career as a dental assistant but transitioned to the front office where she can utilize her analytical and problem-solving skills. But, from time to time, you may find her on the clinical side of our office because she loves assisting our patients and helping them realize the importance of having a healthy mouth. It is important to Nicole that our team takes great pride in making sure that each of our patients has a comfortable and pleasant experience every time they visit our office.

Nicole is married to her husband Jared and they have one daughter, Westlyn. She and her family enjoy camping and jeeping.

Becky

Becky – Dental Assistant
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.

Jill

Jill – Lead Assistant

Jill has over 14 years of experience as a dental assistant, and has been with our team since our office opened two years ago. Jill enjoys the team mentality and positive attitude at our office, and considers herself the office motivator. She works hard to make her positive outlook contagious and to help both our team and our patients feel comfortable. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, crafting, hiking and birdwatching.

Christie

Christie – Dental Hygienist

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.

Jessie

Jessie – Dental Assistant

Jessie assists our doctors in providing the highest level of care possible to our patients and enjoys being a part of an amazing team that restores people’s confidence in their smiles. She has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2018.

In her spare time, Jessie looks forward to reading and she is a movie enthusiast. She also has two dogs, Jada and Dean.

Karen

Karen – Dental Hygienist

Karen joined Dental Wellness Center of Maryville in 2018 and graduated from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. She loves providing preventive care to our patients to help them have healthy smiles. Karen appreciates the family atmosphere at our office and how everyone works together as a team to provide high-quality dental care.

Karen is married to her husband Brady and they have two daughters. When she is not at the office she enjoys quality time with her family and quilting.

Stephanie

Stephanie – Dental Assistant

Stephanie joined us in April of 2018. She attended Triad High School and played soccer at Southwestern Illinois College. For Stephanie, one of the best parts of working at our office is how everyone works as team. She also likes the fact that everyone is kind and lighthearted and gets along so well. Stephanie ensures that everyone’s appointments run on time, and she keeps up on the sterilization. She finds that the most rewarding part about working in the dental field is changing someone’s life in a positive way. She loves seeing patients who came into the office with low self-esteem because of their smiles light up with excitement after their treatments are done. She describes it as the best feeling ever. Stephanie believes that everyone deserves to feel good about themselves, and that Dental Wellness Center of Maryville strives to change people’s smiles and lives for the better.

Stephanie is the daughter of Angie and Ted and has a nephew named Bennett. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.

Brittany

Brittany – Insurance Coordinator

Brittany is a graduate of Granite City High School and holds a certificate of Business Office Technology from Southwestern Illinois Business College. For Brittany, communication is an important key to success in business. Communicating and connecting with our patients is an important part of the job for her. Her favorite parts of working at Dental Wellness Center of Maryville are the relationships she has with her patients and her coworkers. Everyone at the office gets along and makes it a family atmosphere at the office.

Brittany’s mother and father work for the city and travel to Haiti twice a year to help manage an orphanage that is run by her church. In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her pets, playing and watching sports, cooking and collecting vintage video games and consoles.

Dani

Dani – Dental Hygienist

Dani graduated hygiene school with a 4.0 GPA and as a member of the President’s List. She has been a part of Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since 2018 and has passion for patient care and hygiene. She loves working at our office because of the environment created by the staff and the drive to provide great patient care.

Dani is married to her husband James and they have three children – Bella, Vada and Diem. Away from work she enjoys taking her kids on day trips, boating and camping.

Natalie

Natalie – Insurance Coordinator

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.

Leaha

Leaha – Dental Hygienist

Leaha is a proud graduate of the Lewis and Clark Dental Hygiene program Class of 2009. Along with more than 10 years of experience, she has had the pleasure of working with dental hygiene students for a year as a clinical instructor in the Lewis and Clark Dental Hygiene Clinic. Leaha strives to assist her patients in finding an individualized plan that works for them to achieve their goals to be healthy and confident in their smiles.

In her spare time, she enjoys making memories with her husband, Ryan, and their two children. They prefer to be outdoors, taking family walks, biking on the trails, playing with their golden retriever and swimming.

Mandy

Mandy – Treatment Coordinator

Mandy is happy to be part of the Dental Wellness Center of Maryville team. It has quickly become her dental home. Mandy has lived in the area her entire life and came from a large family. She has been in the dental field for over 11 years and looks forward to continuing learn and grow within her position as part of the DWC team.

When Mandy is outside the office, she is a busy bee. She enjoys spending time with family & fiends, as well as volunteering with local animal rescues. Classic and custom cars are also a passion of hers, which started at a young age. From her earliest memories, she was in the garage with her grandpa, wrenching on his collection of classics.