As dental hygienist and implant coordinator, Amy's duties include doing new patient exams, assisting in surgeries, and coordinating implant pre- and post-operative care. "I love working with all different kinds of patients," she confides, adding "Getting to help them feel comfortable at the dentist and confident with their smiles is my goal!"
A Peru, IN, native, Amy now lives in Noblesville. She holds an Associates in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelors in Public Relations, and is certified in local anesthesia. "People think the dentist's office is scary, but it doesn't have to be that way," she says. "I always loved going to the dentist!"
When she is off duty, Amy enjoys hanging out with her husband, Zak, and 2 year old son, Max and new baby daughter, Ari. "We like just hanging out in beautiful weather," Amy says. "It's all about family time!"
As a surgical assistant, Jan's favorite tasks revolve around helping Dr. Edwards in surgery. She also helps with inventory, instrument sterilization, new patient exams, team training, and correspondence with referring offices.
A lifelong Indiana resident, Jan grew up in Ingalls, IN, where her father, brother, and identical twin sister still reside. She graduated from Aristotle College and worked in general dentistry for 7 years before coming into contact with a forward thinking dentist encouraged her interest in dental implants and surgery. Jan later graduated from Midwest Implant Institute's Surgical Assisting Program and received her Phlebotomy certificate from Ivy Tech; she also holds Massage Therapy Certification.
When she's not helping her patients achieve perfect smiles, Jan is usually spending time with friends and family, including her three beautiful daughters. The family is heavily involved in charity work; Jan's husband is on the board of Damar, and they also support Safe Families of Indiana.
Having served in the dental industry at least 28 years and working in this practice for 13 of those, Terri's experience makes her a powerhouse of knowledge for the team at Implant Dentistry and Periodontics. As a registered dental hygienist, Terri finds great pride in helping her patients achieve their dream smile. She knows, for a fact, that proper oral care can greatly benefit your overall health - and she passes this knowledge on to her patients every day. Not only that but loving your smile can build confidence that spills over into other aspects of your life! When she's not working with her tight-knit team to improve their community's oral and overall health, Terri enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Marcella Burnell, LPN - Treatment Coordinator
Marcella has a varied background in human resources, insurance and healthcare. She is invested in patient education and believes that the mouth is the “window” to the body. She loves working in the dental field because it allows her to have a proactive rather than reactive approach to patient health. As a nurse and a treatment coordinator, she takes pride in partnering with our patients as they walk through their options for care. Marcella says that she looks forward to coming to work each day because she has an opportunity to help someone live a more healthy life. She also considers herself lucky to be part of such a talented and caring team. When Marcella is not at work, she enjoys watching her son’s hockey games and her daughter’s softball games. She also looks forward to spending time at home with her husband and their dogs Crosby and Kaner.
Megan Hitt - Treatment Coordinator
Megan grew up in Pendleton, IN and moved to the Fishers area 4 years ago. She holds an Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting and a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management. Megan has experience as a certified medical assistant in orthopedics, podiatry, and family practice. She was introduced to the dental field a year and a half ago and has really enjoyed the transition. Megan’s favorite part about her job is helping patients understand the importance of oral health and how it relates to their body. She loves the bond she shares with her coworkers and the overall office culture. She has a passion for health and fitness and enjoys participating in various sports. In her free time, she likes spending time with her fiancé, Mike. They enjoy being active, trying new restaurants, traveling, and time with their two dogs, Bub and Sis.