We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our team is friendly and up-beat and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun. And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had at a dental office!
Abby: Patient Care Coordinator
Abby has been with the OakPark Dental team since 2009 as a dental assistant. She enjoys helping patients have a great and comfortable experience when visiting the office. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and her two children, Lexi and Evan. Her hobbies include stamping and scrapbooking.
Bridgette: Dental Hygienist
Bridgette was born in Merrill. She graduated from NTC with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined OakPark Dental in 2002. Bridgette enjoys meeting patients and educating them about home care, especially flossing. She lives with her husband, Mike, and son, Jacob. Outside of work, Bridgette enjoys fishing, gardening, making wine and walking her Collie, Mya. She enjoys sharing and listening to stories about travel so bring a picture or two of your travels to your next appointment!
Chris: Patient Care Coordinator
Chris started working at OakPark Dental in November 2014. She loves working with such amazing co-workers. It makes coming to work enjoyable every day. In her downtime she enjoys reading, gardening and trying new recipes. Chris is happily married with 2 wonderful daughters.
Christina: Dental Hygienist
Christina has been practicing dental hygiene in Merrill since 1986. Christina graduated from Florida State College in 1982 and North Central Technical College in 1985 for Dental Hygiene. She comes from a family of dentistry; her dad was a dentist and her uncle was an orthodontist. Aside from dentistry, Christina enjoys working out, golfing, boating, skiing and spending time with her husband, Paul, and children, Ashley and Austin.
Dixie: Patient Care Coordinator
Dixie has been with OakPark Dental since 2001. Dixie enjoys making patients smile and feel welcome. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies include traveling, boating, biking and playing golf.
Jennifer: Dental Assistant
Jennifer has been with OakPark Dental since 1994. She enjoys talking to patients and getting to know them so they can feel comfortable. Jennifer feels that working at OakPark Dental is like spending time with family and hopes that patients can see how much they all enjoy working together. Outside of the office, Jennifer can be found camping and spending her free time with her husband, two boys, and Dachshund, Lucy.
Kathy: Dental Assistant
Kathy has been with the team at OakPark Dental since 1999. She enjoys assisting the dentists with a large variety of services. Her goal is to give every patient a great dental experience. Kathy and her husband, Craig, have two sons and reside in the Wausau area. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, shooting trap, snowmobiling, gardening and traveling to warm climates.
Lori: Dental Assistant
Lori moved to the Merrill area in 1980 and has been with the OakPark Dental team since 2001. She enjoys interacting with patients and assisting with caring for their dental health. Outside of the office, Lori can be found outdoors, going for long walks, and spending quality time with her family - especially her grandchildren who keep her active and young!
Penny: Patient Care Coordinator
Penny has been with the OakPark Dental team since 1999. She feels lucky to have such wonderful coworkers at the office. Penny is interested in meeting new patients and getting to know them. Her hobbies are gardening, cooking, hunting, darts and walking her two dogs. She is also a Hospice volunteer.
Sharon: Dental Hygienist
Sharon has lived in the Merrill area her entire life. She graduated from NTC in 1986 and has been working as a hygienist at OakPark Dental since 1988. Sharon loves her patients because they feel like family. Outside of the office, Sharon can be found spending time with her family - especially her grandchildren.
Tracey: Dental Hygienist
Tracey joined the OakPark Dental team in 2011. She enjoys helping patients improve their dental health and appearance. Tracey strives to provide quality dental care with a genuine compassion for each and every one of her patients. She feels that the team at OakPark Dental is a fun group and she enjoys working with each one of them. When Tracey is away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, family and friends. She loves to golf, swim, ski or just hang out by the campfire.
Vicky: Dental Hygienist
Vicky was born and grew up in Merrill. She completed her dental hygiene degree at North Central Technical College in 1994. She started at OakPark Dental in 1993, working as an assistant before completing her degree. Vicky thinks that one unique feature of OakPark Dental is that "our team has been together for so long that we really work together well. You are treated by staff that truly enjoy their jobs." Vicky and her husband, Corrie, have two children, Luke and Lauren, and a Basset Hound named Buckshot. Outside the office, she enjoys the outdoors (unless its cold,) working in her flower gardens, traveling to Jamaica, interior design, art and history.
Wendy: Dental Assistant
Wendy has been a member of the OakPark Dental team since 2004. She became a dental assistant after two years of working at the front desk. Getting to know her patients and making their time with her as comfortable as possible is her favorite part of her job. She feels fortunate to have such a great staff at OakPark Dental and thinks patients can sense just how how the team gets along and enjoys coming to work. Just outside of Merrill, Wendy and her husband, Kent, live on a beef farm with their sons Matthew, Marcus and Mason. When not attending sporting activities, she enjoys photography, scrapbooking, and spending time with family and friends.