Meet Our Friendly & Caring Dental Team
From the moment you call in all the way until you check out, our dental team will be there to make sure you have everything you need. Each member has been hand selected because of their experience, personality, and dedication to service. Whenever you come to see us, they’ll greet you with a smile, and their only goal is to make sure you have the best dental experience imaginable. We want you to feel that it is a Truly Different Dental Experience! Below, you can get to know some of the friendly faces you’ll meet at Silver Creek Dentistry.
Alyssa - Treatment Coordinator
As our administrative team leader, Alyssa is a vital part of our staff. Besides being Dr. Johnson's right hand, she keeps the office running smoothly. What's more, she truly cares about helping others—that's why our patients love her. Prior to joining our team, she studied at Fox Valley Technical College. When she's not helping patients and making people laugh, she loves spending time with her husband and her children. She enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and going four-wheeling and dirt biking. She also loves music—you might even catch her lip syncing around the office.
Shannon - Registered Dental Hygienist
As one of our dental hygienists, Shannon enjoys developing relationships with patients, helping them improve their oral health and working with children. She previously studied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Madison Area Technical College. She enjoys cooking, fitness, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.
Erica - Registered Dental Hygienist
As one of our dental hygienists, Erica helps us create beautiful, healthy smiles using some of today's best tools. She also has experience with local anesthesia and laser therapy for gum disease. Before joining our team, Erica completed her studies at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Fox Valley Technical College. She's married and has a dog. Erica is also a Badgers fan and loves traveling as well as camping.
Rachel - Registered Dental Hygienist
As a dental hygienist, Rachel loves to educate her patients about their oral health. She attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for her dental hygiene degree and Lakeshore Technical College for her degree as a dental assistant. She is also certified in CPR, local anesthesia, and the 920 nm laser. Rachel and her husband have two dogs, and in her spare time, she enjoys road biking, cooking, running, crafting, and reading. Someday, she would like to go halibut fishing off the shores of Alaska.
Tricia - Registered Dental Hygienist
Tricia is a dental hygienist with more than 20 years of experience in dentistry. Originally from Neenah, she attended Neenah High School and UW Oshkosh. She received her dental training at Fox Valley Technical Institute and is certified in local anesthesia. Outside of work, Tricia spends quality time with her son, and she likes running, biking, fitness, camping, and traveling. She ran her first full marathon in 2014, the Fox Cities Marathon in Neenah.
Megan - Registered Dental Hygienist
Megan is a local girl who grew up and attended school here in Ripon. She received her education for hygiene at Fox Valley Technical College. During the warmer months, Megan likes to plant flowers, herbs, and vegetables in her garden. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Morgan - Registered Dental Hygienist
Morgan, originally born and raised in Fond du Lac, attended Fox Valley Technical College for her dental education. As one of the registered dental hygienists on our team, she makes it her objective to educate patients on the importance of their overall dental health in a comforting and friendly atmosphere. Morgan is quite crafty and likes to refinish furniture during her free time. She loves taking vacations, and her dream vacation is to eventually travel around Europe.
Billie - Hygiene Assistant
Billie is a member of the front office team but is trained in many areas of the practice. She graduated from Ripon High School and is continuing her education at Fox Valley Technical College to become a dental hygienist! People are her passion and she loves working with our awesome patients and helping them with their every need. Outside of work, Billie enjoys baking, running, and spending time with her family and friends.
Trista - Dental Assistant
Trista has more than 25 years of experience in dentistry. As a dental assistant, she works side-by-side with our dentists every day as they help patients achieve better oral health and well-being. Before joining our team, she studied at Gateway Technical College. Trista is married and has two dogs. Her interests include kayaking, gardening, and grilling out. She also took piano lessons for 13 years.
Miranda - Dental Assistant
Miranda loves helping people, which is something she gets to do every day as a dental assistant. Prior to joining our dedicated team, she studied at Fox Valley Technical College. Away from the office, she enjoys basketball, fishing, hunting, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Molly – Dental Assistant
As a dental assistant, Molly loves meeting new patients and helping them with their diverse dental needs. Every case provides a new opportunity to learn and grow as a dental assistant. Next to studying dental assisting, there’s been no greater chance to learn about exceptional care than her time at our practice. In her spare time, Molly enjoys watching football, hunting, shopping, farming, and spending time with her niece and nephews.
Jessie – Dental Assistant
Jessie grew up here in Ripon and attended Fox Valley Technical College after high school. She loves getting to know our patients and helping them become confident with their smile. Outside of the office, Jessie enjoys doing anything artsy, fishing and being outdoors, watching Netflix on rainy days and spending time with friends and family. Fun fact about Jessie, she’s a complete foodie and loves trying new things!
Holly – Dental Assistant
As a dental assistant, Holly understands that cosmetic needs are important to our patients, as well as making sure they are comfortable for all their dental visits. She enjoys working chairside with our orthodontist as well as assisting Drs. Johnson, Hamman, and Walejko. She received her degree in dental assisting from Fox Valley Technical College. In her spare time, she loves football Sundays, shopping, and binge-watching the latest Netflix series.
Rachel W – Dental Assistant
Bio and photo coming soon!
Karlee – Dental Assistant
Karlee is a new addition to our practice, and she loves how her job allows her to meet new people every day and help them with their oral health. She grew up in Omro and eventually graduated from Fox Valley Technical College. She truly enjoys working at Silver Creek Dentistry and collaborating with our wonderful team. Outside of dentistry, she likes to spend her time outdoors hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and boating.
Goldie - Front Office
Goldie joined the front desk team in July of 2016. She has been a dental assistant for more than 11 years and loves working with our fantastic patients to give them a great experience. She previously studied dental assisting at Fox Valley Technical College and has been married to her husband for over 10 years. Together they have three children. After hours, she loves being outdoors and spending time with her loved ones. She also enjoys walks, fishing, and bike riding.
Jenny - Front Office/Schedule Coordinator
Jenny has been with our practice for more than 17 years. As the Call Center Manager and Hygiene Coordinator, she loves working with patients and making them feel welcome. Silver Creek Dentistry is her “home away from home.” She feels truly blessed to consider so many team members as well as patients as extended family and friends. She previously studied at Fox Valley Technical College and is CPR certified. When she’s not helping patients, Jenny enjoys watching her two sons play football and basketball. She is their #1 fan! Her other interests include home renovations, cooking, family, traveling, and anything Disney.
Emily H - Front Office/Insurance Coordinator
Working in our front office as well as in our insurance department, Emily knows that our practice is all about patient care. She enjoys being able to take care of our patients by answering questions and making a difference every day. She believes in providing great customer service with her team members and wants patients to feel valued and important in our office. Emily grew up in Ripon, where she attended Ripon High School and then furthered her education at Madison Area Technical College. She has an associate degree in Medical Administration and is CPR certified. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, outdoor activities, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.
Amanda - Front Office
Amanda joined Silver Creek Dentistry as one of our dental assistants and is now part of the front desk team. Other than providing comfort to our patients, she strives to make each visit as pleasant and beneficial as possible. Outside of the office, she enjoys landscaping, home remodeling and trips with her husband and two children. Amanda and her husband love to watch their children's events including sports and showing dog and horse.
Charissa - Front Office
Charissa joined the Silver Creek Dentistry front desk team with over 11 years of experience in customer service and an additional 5+ years caring for the elderly. Charissa grew up in the Wautoma area but now lives in Berlin where she bought a home. After graduating high school, Charissa attended Fox Valley Technical College where she received her CNA degree. She has a lovely daughter who keeps her on her toes. Charissa enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as going shopping, traveling and watching movies.
Chelsey - Front Office
Besides being a valued member of our front office team, Chelsey is a graduate of Ripon High School and is both CPR and AED certified. She loves assisting patients and making them welcome. Away from the office, Chelsey enjoys spending time with her friend and her son. She also loves being outdoors and staying organized.
Courtney - Front Office / Treatment Coordinator
Courtney recently joined our practice in January 2018, and her job is to help our patients figure out the easiest way to pay for their treatments, so she’s always ready to answer any insurance/financing questions you might have. She is originally from Borth, and she actually started her career as a dental assistant. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Matt, son Bryler, and their yellow lab, Rifle. She hopes to one day travel the world and see all of its wonders.
Wendy - Business Office Coordinator
Wendy grew up in Green Lake enjoying swimming and boating and after high school, she attended Moraine Park Technical College. Her career with Dr. Johnson started as being his dental assistant and after ten years she moved to a front office position. For many years Wendy handled the patient’s dental insurance. Although she still helps with dental insurance, she keeps busy with managing the building, maintaining the computers and medical claims among other duties. Wendy is proud to be a part of an office focused on our patient’s care and overall wellness, and who is involved in Ripon events and the surrounding communities. She loves being in nature, animals, walking and riding horses.
Tanya - Insurance Coordinator
Tanya has more than 25 years of experience in the dental field. After completing her Dental Assistant degree at Fox Valley Technical College, she joined our team as one of Dr. Johnson's dental assistants. Tanya then transitioned into the front office and is now working remotely as part of our insurance team. When she is in the office she likes nothing better than making the patients and her coworkers smile. She enjoys spending time with her husband, their two adult children and their Golden Doodle Ireland. Tanya also LOVES shopping and cheering on the Badgers, Brewers and Packers.
Nancy - Marketing Director
Nancy has been a part of the Silver Creek Dentistry team for over 22 years. She loves interacting with our patients and team members alike. She previously earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and she has a PHR certification in human resources. Nancy and her husband have been married for almost 30 years. She considers herself very blessed by her family of two sons and her daughter-in-law. She loves traveling with her family and friends, and she also enjoys four-wheeling and boating.