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.
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.
Jennie – Insurance Director & Treatment Coordinator
Jennie has been in the dental field since 1992. She spent 23 years as a dental assistant before moving into her front office duties. She graduated from the dental assistant program at Forest Park Community College and has been at Dental Wellness Center of Maryville since the day we opened. She loves our patients and her team members, who are just like family to her since she spends so much time with them!
Jennie’s family includes her wonderful daughters Emma and Hanna, her son-in-law Jesse, her stepdaughter Tristan, and Darin, her soulmate. Jennie loves taking pictures, and when she is not at the office she is usually behind her camera.
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 – 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 ad 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 – Marketing Director & Treatment Coordiator
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
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
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 three daughters. When she is not at the office she enjoys quality time with her family and quilting.
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 – Patient Care Coodinator
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 – 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.