Reception and Hygiene Coordinator
Dawn is always smiling and warm, welcoming patients to Marcus Dental Practice as the main greeter and appointment coordinator. She will answer questions about your treatment, appointments and is the concierge for the practice. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, Dawn is committed to treating each patient with respect and she’ll help make your dental experience at Marcus Dental Practice as pleasant and comfortable as she possibly can.
Working at Marcus Dental Practice since 2000, Joan is the lead hygienist. She attended Kalamazoo Valley College in Michigan and has numerous years of experience in the dental field. With her gentle yet professional character, Joan is the perfect hygienist for patients who are nervous about seeing the dentist. She builds personal relationships with each patient in order to create trust and confidence. She also makes sure to share advice and friendly reminders about maintaining good oral health.
Allison had worked with us as an assistant to Dr. Michael Marcus and she left for a while to further her education and returned to us in 2012 as an outstanding dental hygienist. She graduated at the top of her class from Kennedy King College, receiving the Academic Excellence Award. Allison takes pride in promoting and guiding patients toward good oral health in conjunction with good overall health.
Lacey is the main assistant to Dr. Michael Marcus and has been with us since 2011. She attended Eastern Illinois University as a childcare major and eventually discovered her love of dentistry. She enjoys working with people, which shows in the personal care she gives each patient.
Lourdes has been providing chairside assistance to Dr. David Marcus since 2003. She is an indispensable member of the Marcus Dental team. Lourdes is also the in-house “master” of whitening procedures. Lourdes is very gracious and enjoys caring for our patients.
JoAnn joined our team in November 2015 as our insurance specialist. She has been in dentistry since 2001. JoAnn will assist you with your appointments, discuss financial options, and handle all your insurance needs. She loves working with people and will work with you to get you the best insurance coverage possible.
Marissa joined our team in December 2015. She has been a dental assistant for twelve years. She started in orthodontics five years ago and thoroughly enjoys it. Marissa loves the hand’s-on aspect and to see the transformation of our patient’s smiles from the orthodontic treatment.