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Meet the Staff

We strive to maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education. The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training professional credentials and work experience. 


Front Office:

Jill Alge joined Dr. Mitchell's practice in 1997 and is our Office Manager, handling the daily operations in the front office. Born and raised in Arlington, she is a true "Red Devils Fan". When she is not in the office, she enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.

 

Pam Jenkins came to Dr. Mitchell's practice with years of scheduling experience. As our receptionist, she will probably be the first one to greet you when you call or enter our office. When Pam is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, spoiling her eight grandchildren, and sewing baby blankets for the newborns at her church.

 

Dental Assistants:

Jacque Botimer has been with us since 2002. As well as a dental assistant, Jacque is also responsible for our in-house lab work, and certified in both Radiography and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. When not at work, you can find her enjoying her famliy and friends, boating, camping, and gardening.

 

Natalie Johnston received her Dental Assisting Certificate from Rhodes State College and is also certified in Radiology.  Her position with us is multifacited, as she utilizes her skills both as a dental assistant, and in the front office.  When she is not working, Natalie enjoys planning her wedding, and spending time with her fiance and her pets at home.    

 

Dental Hygienists:

Andrea Evans has been practicing for 22 years in private practice dentistry, and joined Dr. Mitchell's practice in 1998. She has completed her certificate for Independent Hygiene, and enjoys learning about the latest technology and dental procedures. When Andrea is not in the office, she enjoys spending time and traveling with her family and friends.

 

Lisa Sterrett has been with Dr. Mitchell's practice since 2004 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has completed her certificate for Independent Hygiene, is certified in CPR and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and is a current member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. When she isn't working, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, and staying fit together.

 

Tonya Gerschutz joined Dr. Mitchell's team in 2005 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has completed extra training in medical emergencies and has completed her Independent Hygiene certification. Tonya also has her EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary) certificiation. In her free time, she loves being with her family and enjoying the blessings that life brings. 

 

Tracey Ernst graduated from dental hygiene school in 2007, started working as a substitute hygienist for us in 2010/2011, and was hired permanently with us in May 2015 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Her interests include spending time with her three daughters, watching Michigan State University football, and volunteering at different organizations within the community.