Angie – Office Manager
Angie is a talented assistant and helps work at the front desk in all three of our practices. She is very energetic and loves what she does. She enjoys helping people feel relaxed and comfortable. She has been married for two years and is very proud to be a mother of one son, Tyler, who is now 8 years old. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball, and working out.
Becki – Dental Assistant
Becki is a wonderful, enthusiastic dental assistant who loves children and meeting new people. She has a certificate from Commonwealth Business College and enjoys being outdoors, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Becki has over 6 years of experience in the dental field.
Jamie – Dental Assistant
Jamie has been in the dental field for over 13 years. She has experience in general dentistry, along with a periodontal practice. Jamie enjoys the interaction with the patients, and getting to know them on a personal level. She finds it very rewarding meeting their dental needs, and seeing them smile. When she is not working she loves spending time with her two children, Zac and Syd. Jamie likes to read, cook, and spend time outdoors.
Amanda – Dental Hygienist
Amanda graduated 1st in her class from IU Northwest in 2008. She has been a hygienist with the Smiles by Arnold & Associates team for the past 3 years. Amanda lives in Valparaiso with her husband, 2 dogs, and is expecting her first child in August 2011. Outside of the office, she enjoys running, spending time with friends and family, and going to the beach.
Brandy – Dental Hygienist
Brandy is a 1997 graduate of Indiana University Northwest, and joined our office in April 2000. She is a very knowledgeable and thorough hygienist with a calm, soothing demeanor that truly helps patients relax.
Shelly – Treatment Coordinator
Shelly is the newest addition to our team. She brings with her 23 years of vast dental experience, ranging from specialty to general practice. She enjoys working closely with patients to help them achieve their dental goals. When not interacting with patients, Shelly spends time with her husband and daughter, and is active in animal rights awareness and artistic expression.
Lacey – Assistant
Lacey graduated from Crown Point High School in 1997. She moved to Kouts in 2001, and has been a dental assistant since 2002. Lacey is happily married and is the proud mother of an 8-year-old daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She loves to shop, enjoys playing golf, and going for motorcycle rides. She is a fantastic addition to the Smiles by Arnold & Associates team!
Lauren – Assistant
Lauren has been working in the dental field for over 10 years. She completed the dental assisting program at Indiana University Northwest in 2005 and is EFDA certified. As a member of the Smiles by Arnold team, she looks forward to helping all of the wonderful patients with their dental needs. Away from the office, Lauren enjoys camping, spending time with her two dogs, and rooting for all Chicago sports teams.