Karlei began her career at East Center Dental in 2006. She’s worn a few different hats since she started and became Team Leader in April of 2015. She loves helping the doctors and team get patients healthy. She also takes care of the marketing for ECD and maintains their social media! (Like us on Facebook!) She’s been happily married to Dan since 2001. In 2015, she gave birth to their beautiful son, Oliver. They enjoy spending family time together and traveling. They are foodies who enjoy trying new restaurants and attending concerts.
Chris graduated from Dental Hygiene School in South Bend in 1986 and has been with East Center Dental for the last 20 years. Chris has 3 grown children and one precious grand baby. She enjoys spending time with her husband fishing and exploring new places along Lake Michigan.
Martha is a familiar face around East Center Dental! She earned her associates degree in 1996 from IUSB for dental hygiene and has been working here ever since! Her goal as a hygienist is to get patients healthy! She also speaks fluent Spanish. She’s been married to her husband, Terry, for 26 years. When she’s not at work you will find her enjoying a run with her dog Carlos, taking pictures and reading.
Nicole has been with East Center Dental since 1992. She received her certification for dental assisting from IUSB and received her EFDA certification in 2014. Her kind and caring personality puts our patients at ease. She feels it’s an honor to serve them with they come in for treatment. She is married and is raising 3 active children. When not at working you can find her at either a basketball or baseball game!
Melissa joined ECD in 2006 and has thoroughly enjoyed her many different roles through the years. She semi-retired in 2016 and continues to fill in on occasion. So you may still see her in the office once in awhile. She’s married to her husband Clint and they have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren. They love hiking, antiquing, IU basketball, spending time with family but especially spoiling the grandkids!!