Our Dental Hygienists
Our hygiene staff is highly skilled and gentle in their treatment of our patients’ hygiene needs. They are very thorough in educating our patients in the best possible way for them to maintain good dental health, and prevent future problems.
Sandy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Sandy grew up in Janesville, WI and graduated from Madison Area Technical College for Dental Hygiene in 1996. She started working for Lodi Valley Dental, LLP right out of school. She is happy to say that she is currently the longest employee at our office. Sandy enjoys meeting and working with so many patients as well as employees over the years and is looking forward to many more. She has been living in Pardeeville for the last 21 years with her husband and three children. In their spare time, they enjoy camping, fishing, and traveling to many track meets and various sporting events to watch their kids compete over the years.
Tricia, Registered Dental Hygienist
Tricia grew up in Arlington, WI and graduated from Poynette High School. She attended UW Madison and MATC for dental hygiene. Tricia has been a part of the Lodi Valley Dental, LLP team since 2001. In Tricia’s spare time, she enjoys running and spending time with her husband and two children.
Billee, Registered Dental Hygienist
Billee Jo became a Dental Hygienist at Lodi Valley Dental, LLP in 2007. She is originally from Lodi, and currently resides in Sun Prairie. Billee enjoys working at Lodi Valley Dental, LLP and caring for her dental patients. Billee is a die-hard Washington Capitals fan and Packers fan. In her spare time, she enjoys watching hockey, football and spending time with family and friends. Billee has two cats names Rodgers and Starbuck.
Kelly, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelly is originally from Madison, WI. She was enlisted in the Army National Guard for 8 years prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist and was trained most recently as a combat medic prior to the end of her service. Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan in 2010. She has lived in Kansas, Michigan, and Texas; but is happy to call Wisconsin home again. She truly enjoys meeting new people and helping them find ways to improve their oral and overall health! She is passionate about staying current with the latest trends and techniques in dentistry by attending annual ce events and being a lifelong learner. She strives to provide the most gentle yet thorough care possible to her patients. When she is not in the dental office, she is likely to be found trying out a new recipe, doing yoga, or exploring the great outdoors with her family; her goal is to visit as many state parks as possible this year!
Our Clinical Dental Assistants
Our dental assistants have had many hours of continuing education, love working with people, and will make your appointment a pleasant experience. If you have any special concerns during your appointment such as strong gag reflexes, hard to get numb with anesthetics, treatment anxiety, cosmetic concerns, please let them know and they will have a solution.
Terri, Clinical Dental Assistant
Terri grew up in Colorado and moved to the Lodi area in 1996 where she started her career at Lodi Valley Dental, LLP. What she enjoys most about her job is the diversity of procedures. From orthodontics to sinus augmentations, there is never a dull moment. Most importantly, she loves the relationships that she has with her patients. In her free time, she enjoys snowmobiling, boating and spending time with her husband and 2 kids. She is also a proud first time grandma to a baby girl.
Amy, Clinical Dental Assistant
Amy grew up in Ohio where she became a dental assistant in 1993. After seven years in dental assisting, she took a break to raise her children. Amy decided to enter back into dentistry and took a dental assisting course at Penn Foster College. After moving to Wisconsin, she started working with the Lodi Valley Dental, LLP team in 2017. In Amy’s spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, camping, hiking, and hunting.
Emily, Clinical Dental Assistant
Emily was born and raised in Lodi and graduated from Lodi High School in 2014. After graduation, she began working in the dental field and joined out LVD team in August of 2017. What Emily loves most about her job is the diversity that each day brings. Whether it’s ortho, fillings, root canals, implans, etc., she love sit all. When Emily is not at work, you can find her spending time with her family and friends, visiting her cabin, traveling, and hiking with her puppy Jax.
Megan, Clinical Dental Assistant
Megan grew up in Cottage Grove, WI and earned her Dental Assistant Certificate through MATC in 2007. She now lives in Poynette, with her boyfriend and two dogs. When Megan isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time hiking with her dogs in search of antler sheds and morel mushrooms. She has a passion for animals and has volunteered for an animal rescue.
Danielle, Clinical Dental Assistant
Danielle grew up in Poynette but now lives in Portage with her boyfriend. She’s been in the dental field for about five years and enjoys learning new things every day about dentistry. Danielle enjoys assisting because she is able to do something different every day. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading and being active.
Our Patient Coordinators
With their combined years of experience they offer our patients both a welcoming and professional atmosphere. They will greet you as you enter the Lodi Valley Dental office. They will assist you in making appointments, submitting insurance claims, making financial arrangements, and questions you may have. If you have any insurance or flex plan questions or need a budget plan like Care Credit, they will be glad to help you.
Kelly, Patient Coordinator
Kelly has lived in the Lodi area the majority of her life. In being a lifelong resident of Lodi, she has had the privilege of meeting and greeting several generations of family members. The favorite thing about her job is being able to meet many different people and welcome them as they come into our office. Kelly joined the Lodi Valley Dental, LLP team in March of 2014. Outside the office, she enjoys running, golfing, traveling and spending time with her husband, Mike, and their three sons.
Ashley, Patient Coordinator
Ashley has always had a desire to work in the dental field. It was not until 2017 that she moved forward with that desire and started working at Lodi Valley Dental, LLP. What she enjoys most about her job is building valuable patient relationships and helping patients achieve excellent oral health. Ashley was born in the South and has lived all over the United States. She decided in 2000 to make Lodi, WI her permanent home. She has been married for 13 years and has three wonderful children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering as a Girl Scout co-leader and baking delicious desserts.
Heather, Patient Coordinator
Heather grew up on a dairy farm in Poynette and has recently returned to the area with her husband. She joined Lodi Valley Dental, LLP at the end of 2018 and brought with her 15 years of experience in the dental field where she started as a dental lab technician and then moved into the dental office where she has gained experience as a patient/treatment coordinator, insurance coordinator as well as office management. As a patient coordinator with LVD, she is happy to assist you with any questions and scheduling needs. When not at the office, she enjoys traveling with her husband on their Jeeps, Harleys or ATVs.
Katie, Office Manager
Katie grew up in the Lodi/Waunakee area and graduated from Waunakee High School in 1996. In 2001, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse where she studied both Spanish and Secondary Education, and enjoyed playing soccer. She began her teaching career in Indiana and after moving back to Wisconsin, taught in Monona Grove, Waunakee and currently, on days when Katie is not in the dental office, she enjoys teaching Spanish at Lodi High School. Katie likes to be active in the community and you will see her and her husband, Dr. Crane, and their four children at various activities in Lodi. She enjoys being active, being outdoors, and traveling to learn new cultures and meet new people.