Starfire Dental Team
Dr. Mitchell Myers DMD is supported by a team of skilled and caring staff at his Starfire Dental practice.
Catina, Dental Hygienist
Catina has been a hygienist at Dr. Myers’ office for over 10 yrs. She graduated from Illinois Central College where she received the Golden Scaler Award. She loves the office the most because of the wonderful patients she has come to know and love! Team members describe Catina as having a very upbeat personality and an honest interest in her patients’ dental health. When asked why she loves being a hygienist, Catina replied, “I just love to clean teeth and educate the patients on dental hygiene as much as possible, I want people to have confidence in their smile.” She is married with two beautiful daughters and a bullmastiff named Louie.
Karla, Dental Assistant
Karla is our full-time dental assistant. She brings over 14 yrs experience in the dental field. This experience embodies orthodontics, Invisalign, TMJ care, digital x-rays and sedation dentistry. She is also certified in CPR, coronal polishing and pit/fissure sealants. When Karla is not working she enjoys reading, exercising and various activities with her husband Chad and two lovely daughters.
Danielle, Dental Assistant
Danielle moved back to the area and started with Starfire Dental early 2014. She has been in the dental field over 12 yrs and affluent in assisting in all aspects of general dentistry. Danielle enjoys working here because she feels the office is extremely passionate and dedicated to providing the highest level of care for the patient. She has been married to her husband Dave for over 12 yrs and has two adorable daughters. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Emily, Dental Hygienist
Emily is a lifelong resident of Ottawa. She has been in the dental field since 2000. She started her career as a dental assistant and decided to continue her education at Rock Valley College. Emily received her dental hygiene degree in 2009. She has been employed by Dr. Myers since 2010 and enjoys the friendly, modern work environment that Starfire Dental has to offer.
Mary, Patient Relations
Mary began her dental career in the early 1980s as a dental assistant, later moving to front desk duties and then to management. She is employed on a part time basis with Dr. Myers handling schedules for hygiene, treatment planning and patient relations. She enjoys her contact with the patients and has developed some lasting friendships with both patients and former employees.
When you come to Starfire Dental, you will be treated with respect and offered the optimum treatment for your dental care. We are here to provide you with information and financial aspects of all phases of your treatment.
Outside the office, Mary is a wife to her husband of over 50 years, mother to two children, and grandmother to two boys. She is very interested in interior design and loves dishes, great tablescapes, good music and live theatre.
Nicki, Office Manager
Nicki joined the team at Starfire Dental in the spring of 2010. She creates a welcoming atmosphere and manages many responsibilities during the day along with meeting scheduling and insurance needs of our patients.
She enjoys working with Dr. Myers and the entire staff. It is always a team effort with everyone focused on the patient’s wellbeing.
Nicki lives in the Ottawa area with her husband Bob where she enjoys gardening, cooking and entertaining their large family and friends.