Serving Mishawaka, IN

Burkart Family Dentistry | Dentist | Mishawaka, IN facebook staff Staff

All of our patients are unique and will receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you to create a comfortable, pleasant, and stress-free dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and look forward to developing a lasting relationship.

We want you help you preserve your smile for a lifetime.

Michelle earned her degree from IU Hygiene School South Bend in 1992. She has applied her knowledge and skills as a hygienist at this location for her entire 22-year career. She is married, has 3 children and 1 grandson. Her favorite activities include golf, tennis, traveling, and trying new foods. Michelle is also a huge Cubs fan. Go Cubs!!!

Michelle (Dental Hygienist)

Heather earned her degree at Ivy Tech in 2011 and has provided gentle conscientious care at Burkart Family for 6 years. She is married and has two dogs: Charlie a cavapoo, and Jake a lab mix rescue. Her favorite hobbies include traveling, HGTV, doing home projects and she considers herself a "foodie" therefore, is always eager to try new cuisine. Heather's main goal is to help patients feel comfortable and ultimately motivate them to improve their oral health.

Heather (Dental Hygienist)

Experienced Staff to Help Meet Your Needs

Lacey (Dental Hygienist)

Julie (Dental Assistant)

Lacey earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from IU Dental Hygiene School South Bend and joined our staff in 2014. She enjoys cooking, camping, spin class, and crocheting. Lacey is also a devoted Indianapolis Colts NFL football fan and a Kentucky Wildcats college basketball fan. She is developing trusting relationships with patients and is ready to discuss any oral health care concerns.

Julie is a lifelong resident of Michiana. She graduated from Penn High School and earned her Dental Assisting Certificate from IU South Bend. Julie comes to us with years of experience as a dental assistant. She has two teenage children and loves being a band, baton, and poms mom. Reading popular and historical fiction is her favorite pastime, but Julie loves music and is an obsessive Prince fan. To be in Julie's good graces she states, "feed me pasta and doughnuts and I'll be your friend for life."

Renee (Scheduling Coordinator)

Renee has been in the dental field since 2005. Her experience as a dental assistant has proven to be a great asset to have at our front desk. She is married and has 3 children. Her favorite interests are spending time on their boat, going to South Haven, Michigan and lounging at the beach. Renee is very supportive in assisting patients with understanding their insurance, and she does her best to ensure patients are comfortable and relaxed while in our office.

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Shannon (Scheduling Coordinator)

Shannon has been employed in the medical / dental field since 2013. Her experience as a teaching assistant for seven years helps make children and their families feel welcomed and cared for in our office. She has been married twenty years and has three children and two crazy Jack Russell terriers. Home improvement projects, decorating and reading are some of her favorite activities.


Amanda (Dental Assistant)

Amanda has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. She really enjoys animals, and a day at the beach. Her favorite part of her job is making someone comfortable and confident with their smile.