Emilee – Financial Coordinator
Emilee joined our team in April 2017, having recently moved from Utah, and loves being part of such a great group! She helps patients understand their treatments so that they can make informed decisions about their oral health. Emilee and her husband have been married for about a year. She loves to boat, camp, and be outdoors.
Valerie – Dental Hygienist
Valerie has been part of our team since January 2017. She loves the family environment and the fantastic patients and fun team, who are like family as well. Valerie enjoys creating great, lasting relationships with her patients and educating them about the benefits of complete oral care to their overall health. She has been married to her husband for 5 years, and they have a son, James, who is 1 ½ years old. Outside the office, she enjoys camping, hiking, boating with her family, and just about any outdoor activity that Idaho has to offer.
Rachel – Hygienist Assistant
Rachel completed an internship at Today's Dental Care and has now been a full-time team member since March 2017. She is always looking for ways to assists, and does all she can to attend to patients’ needs. Rachel loves the constant uplifting energy that our team portrays. Since graduating high school in 2016, she has been attending the College of Southern Idaho to become a dental hygienist. She enjoys volleyball, snowboarding, hunting, and fishing.
Lori – Office Manager/Dental Hygienist
Lori has been with our dental family for 7 years. She received her dental hygiene degree from Weber State. She loves her team of co-workers, and helping our patients. Lori strives to remain teachable, and constantly looks for ways to improve her skills and behavior. She feels blessed to be part of a profession and team that works to elevate the lives of our patients and not just their dental needs. She says, “We consider our patients to be our friends, and we really do care about them and each other.”
Lori and her husband have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. She enjoys traveling to new places, meeting new people, trying new things, being with friends and family, reading, being outdoors, watching football, and going to the movies.
LaRene – Financial/Treatment Coordinator
LaRene joined our dental family in March of 2006, and has more than 25 years of experience in the dental field. She continues to advance her education with CSI classes, online courses, and continuing education courses in the dental field. LaRene loves taking care of patients and meeting their needs, and her hard work and dedication contribute greatly to the success of our practice.
LaRene married her high school sweetheart. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren. She loves to watch baseball, football, and basketball, and enjoys reading. She is a huge fan of her children, grandchildren, and the sports and activities they are involved in.
Christina – Financial Coordinator/DMRT
Christina has been with our dental family for nearly 3 years. She maintains a positive attitude, helping patients to find ways to complete their dental needs, and she enjoys the team environment at our office.
Christina has 2 children and enjoys family time and exercise.
Marlene – Receptionist
Marlene has been with our team for 2 years. She graduated high school in Jackpot, Nevada, and attended the College of Southern Idaho, where she earned her certificate as an administrative assistant. She likes knowing that she’s helping patients with their dental needs and making a difference in their well-being by answering questions, scheduling appointments, and helping our patients to feel welcome and comfortable.
Marlene has been married for 9 years. She has an 8-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter. Her hobbies include working out and drawing.
Kaylee – Lead Dental Assistant
Kaylee joined our team in 2013. She studied at the College of Southern Idaho, graduating from their dental assisting program in 2013. She loves her fun, exciting co-workers, and enjoys meeting the community and treating our great patients. She says “Yes!” to every challenge, and treats everyone as a close friend. Kaylee looks forward to meeting each new patient, and she loves the profession and career she has been blessed with.
Kaylee and her husband have 1 child, Raylynn. Her hobbies include coaching, sports, traveling, and movies.
Wendy – Chairside Dental Assistant
Wendy has been with our team for 7 months. She graduated from Jerome High School and completed a dental assistant program at the College of Southern Idaho. For Wendy, the best part of our practice is how incredibly invested we are in providing our patients with great dental care – we truly care about our patients’ needs, and we make sure they receive the care they need. Wendy loves helping our patients feel comfortable and strives to build lasting friendships.
Wendy has one boy, Malachi, and one girl, Maven. She is very outdoorsy and enjoys hiking, fishing, crafts, traveling, running, and spending time with her family.
“They sure are handy when you smile so keep your teeth around a while!” – Dr. Seuss
Koelle – Registered Dental Hygienist
Koelle has been with us for 2 ½ years. She exemplifies our core values and works hard to provide excellent dental education and build strong relationships with each patient. Koelle loves her co-workers and feels like she’s with her second family every day when she comes to work.
Koelle and her husband have been married for 12 years, and they have 2 beautiful and fun daughters. They love to waterski, wakeboard, snow ski, camp, hunt, and travel, especially to tropical climates!
Michelle – Hygiene Assistant/Whitening Specialist/TruDenta Therapist
Michelle has been with our dental family for 4 years. She attended Assist to Succeed in 2011, and works hard to help our patients feel comfortable, important, and knowledgeable about their oral health and treatments. She states, “Today's Dental Care is the best dental office ever!”
Michelle has been married for a year and a half. She has 2 beautiful stepdaughters and an adorable baby boy. She and her family enjoy spending quality time together and like to do anything outdoors.