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:     

Pam Jenkins is our Office Manager. She successfully coordinates, leads, trains and develops the front desk staff and works diligently to keep the office running smoothly.  Pam has been with our office since 2013 and came to us with decades of scheduling and managerial experience.  When she's not working, Pam enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events, and traveling.




Emily Smoot is one of our Administrative Assistants, and will be one of the first smiles that welcomes each of our valued patients.  She has had 10 years of experience in the dental field, and joined our practice in 2018.  Outside of the office, Emily enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, shopping, and repurposing furniture.


Insurance Coordinator:

Aubri Dilgard is our Insurance Coordinator and Privacy Officer.  She works as a liaison between our patients, their insurance carriers, and our office.  She also oversees the implementation of HIPAA and OSHA practices.  She joined our team in 2018 and comes with many years of professional experience.  When not at work, Aubri can be found volunteering at her church, spending time outdoors, or enjoying quality time with her family.  You may also catch her watching one of her boys' sporting events.



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 Wibbing received her Dental Assisting Certificate from Rhodes State College and is also licensed in Radiology and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring.  Her position with us is multifunctional, as she utilizes her skills both as a dental assistant, and in the front office.  When she is not working, Natalie enjoys camping, going to baseball games, and spending time at home with her husband and pets.


Ericka Carr received her Dental Assisting Certificate and her Radiology license from Dental Assistant Pro in Columbus, Ohio.  Ericka is a wonderful mother of three children, and as a family they enjoy church on Sundays and their bible studies during the week.  When she's not working, Ericka enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and riding four wheelers with her husband and children.


Dental Hygienists:

Andrea Evans has been a practicing hygenist in private practice dentistry since 1993, and has worked at Dr. Mitchell's practice for 20 years. 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 can be found with her family enjoying the life she has been blessed with.


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.


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