Our Team

Our team is highly skilled in all areas of general dentistry.  We regularly attend coursework to strengthen our skills and become proficient with advanced technology and equipment including dental lasers, oral cancer detecting scopes, digital radiography, intra-oral cameras and more!  However, our biggest strength is our compassionate interest in your dental well-being and your overall experience at our office.  At Ripon Family Dentistry you’ll be treated with respect and care and feel right at home.

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Chris

Registered Dental Hygienist

Chris earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh in addition to an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.  While these two areas of study may seem like opposites, there is an unbelievable amount of artistry and fine detail involved in the care of teeth.  As Chris says, “every day I see the beauty in my patients’ smiles!”  She is certified to administer local anesthesia as well as certification by the Academy of Laser Dentistry for laser procedures.  Chris is also the editor of our office newsletter, “The Smiley Times.”

While originally from Ripon, Chris and her husband Mickey now live in Fond du Lac.  She enjoys a variety of activities from fishing and kayaking to knitting and reading.  The recent birth of their first grandson Aiden has added a wonderful new dimension to their family.

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Candie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Candie graduated from Fox Valley Technical College in 2008 with an associates degree in Dental Hygiene.  She is also licensed to administer local anesthetic and provide laser treatment.  Candie was raised in Ripon and is happy to be back in the Ripon community serving our patients.  She has a warm, understanding personality, and enjoys getting to know her patients so she can provide them with the personalized care they deserve.  Candie and her husband, Mike, have a busy home with three young children.  Outside of work she enjoys following her children to their activities, gardening, walking, and spending time with Mike.

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Dental Assistant

Angie received her Registered Dental Assistant and Radiology Certificates in 1998 and feels very comfortable in what she does.  She especially enjoys getting to know our patients and their families.  She has brought a new level of service to our office as she also speaks Spanish.  Angie was born and raised in Texas and moved to Wisconsin in 2006.  Married for over 22 years, she and her husband have a son and two daughters.

Barbara

Business Office Manager

Barbara moved from Texas to Ripon in 2016 to be closer to her daughter.  She brings extensive dental experience to Ripon Family Dentistry, having been a dental and medical clinic administrator since 1992.  Barbara is excited to be a Ripon resident and to become involved in our wonderful community.