Meet Our DENTAL HYGIENISTS
Emily, Registered Dental Hygienist
Emily has been helping our patients achieve optimal oral health for over 20 years and has been working as a hygienist for over 25 years. She is considered family to most of her patients and loves catching up with them while getting their teeth cleaned. Emily has dedicated herself to giving our patients the best possible care.
Emily and her husband have been married for 25 years. She has two sons, Nick, and Shawn. When not perfecting smiles, she roots for Notre Dame Football on the weekends.
Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie attended Ferris State University and obtained her Dental Hygiene Degree in 2010. What she loves most about her profession is connecting with patients and educating them on how to better care for their oral health. Katie and her husband, Peter have a puppy, Remes. In their spare time they enjoy cycling, hiking and checking out new breweries.
Diane, Registered Dental Hygienist
Diane has been a member of the dental field since 2014. She started her journey as a dental assistant, where she developed a passion for dentistry, which encouraged her to continue her education. She graduated from Jackson College in 2021 and obtained an associate degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.
She enjoys the personal connection she makes with patients while educating them about oral health and providing a comfortable dental experience.
Diane has two grown children Taylor and Kyle. Outside of work Diane enjoys being outdoors taking walks with her Border Collie Buddy, riding her bike, and working out.
Janae, Registered Dental Hygienist
Janae started at Wurtzel Family Dentistry in summer 2022. She graduated from Ferris State University and loves getting to know her patients.
Janae is an Upper Peninsula native. She loves being outdoors, kayaking and hiking with her boyfriend Alex and is a proud mom to her dog Cleo and cat Luna.