LaRene Bell– 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.
Kaylee Buatte– 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.
Koelle Pallas– 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!
Wendy Duran– 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 incredible 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
Michelle German– 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 is expecting an adorable baby boy in August. She and her family enjoy spending quality time together and like to do anything outdoors.