Our dedicated, hardworking and loyal dental team works alongside our dentists, Drs. Paul & Faith Tetting, to help you along the process toward your perfect smile. With our dental care in Appleton, Wisconsin, you can have beautiful and functional oral health! We care about you and your smile, and we invite you to call Tetting & Tetting, DDS at 920-739-9612 or continue reading our biographies to get to know us a little better. We look forward to meeting you!
Ellen — Dental Hygienist
Ellen has been in the dental field since 1976 and began as a dental hygienist in 1977 when she graduated from NWTC. She has been with Tetting Dental since 1978! She is married and has two grown children, one grandson, and three grandaughters. She enjoys spending time with her family whenever possible. She also enjoys gardening, fishing, reading, spoiling her four grandchildren and watching sports, especially Packer games and any sport her grandson is playing. Ellen enjoys interacting with patients, and she strives to keep them at ease while helping them achieve and maintain a healthy smile. She will be retiring from our office and has the following message regarding her many years with us:
“After 40 years of practicing dental hygiene at Tetting & Tetting, DDS, I will be retiring at the end of January 2019. I want to share my heartfelt thanks with each of you that have helped create the good memories that I will take into my retired years. My hope is that I’ve helped to maintain your dental health and that I’ve enriched your lives in some small way over the years, as you’ve truly enriched mine. I can’t begin to tell you how much I will miss you all, and I wish you all the very best! Rest assured, I’m leaving you in the very capable hands of our caring dental hygiene staff. Keep smiling always, Ellen.”
Trish — Dental Hygienist
Trish brings more than 30 years of dental experience with an emphasis in periodontics to our dental team. Starting as a dental assistant, she went on to graduate from NWTC in 1983 with a degree in dental hygiene and later became licensed in administering local anesthetics. Trish delivers compassionate, comprehensive care to all patients and loves to see them leave with a happy, healthy smile. After so many years of providing dental care, it’s like spending time with family instead of treating a patient. As a native of the area, she enjoys spending time with family (three children and a granddaughter), friends and her two dogs. In her freetime she enjoys making handmade greeting cards, gardening, walking her dogs, biking, and doing yoga.
Michelle — Dental Hygienist
Michelle has been with our office since 2000. She graduated from FVTC with her dental assistant degree in 1993 and from NWTC with an associate degree in dental hygiene in 1996. She is a very caring hygienist with a gentle touch. She helps put nervous people at ease with her friendly rapport. In her spare time, she enjoys camping with her husband and two children, reading, and attending her children’s sporting activities.
Dana — Dental Hygienist
Dana graduated from FVTC as a dental assistant in 2008 and has been with our office ever since! Dana also received her certification of dental hygiene care in 2017. Dana is very friendly and helps patients feel comfortable and at ease during their appointment. She enjoys interacting with and getting to know our patients and loves the friendly team environment we have. She spends the majority of her time working as a dental hygienist but can fill in as a dental assistant or work the front desk when needed, as she is knowledgeable in all three positions.
Born and raised in Appleton, she is very acquainted with the area. She is married, has three kids and enjoys camping, biking, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Paige — Dental Hygienist
Paige has been a valuable part of our practice since 2013. She began as a dental assistant, and in May of 2018, graduated from NWTC with her dental hygiene degree. Paige is also certified to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She enjoys the individual care our dentists provide each patient. The office feels like a second family to Paige, making it more enjoyable to come to work each day. Paige loves meeting new people, building relationships with our patients and getting to see their progress towards a healthier smile.
Paige is the middle child of three and has been around dentistry her whole life with both her father and brother being dentists. She enjoys interior decorating, plants, vacationing anywhere warm and spending summer weekends at her family’s cottage.
Traci — Dental Assistant
Traci joined our team in June 2018 and graduated with her dental assisting degree from FVTC in 1999. So, she has been an assistant for over 19 years! She is willing to help wherever it’s needed to make sure things run smoothly. She also enjoys how we make our patients’ needs a priority and provide a family-oriented practice environment. Traci is hardworking, friendly and has a positive attitude. She helps our patients feel comfortable and at ease while they receive treatment. Traci enjoys spending time with her husband Jim and daughters Haley and Hannah. She loves camping and sports, especially the Packers and Brewers.
Mackenzie (Kenzie) — Dental Assistant
Mackenzie has been a patient at Tetting & Tetting, DDS for nearly 20 years and started working here in January 2018. She graduated from Fox Valley Technical College in 2017 for dental assisting. With so many years spent in and out of the office, she felt welcomed and comfortable becoming a part of our team here. Mackenzie exudes a positive and light-hearted attitude, helping patients feel more comfortable. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, golfing, baking and yoga. She recently purchased her first home and is looking forward to the adventures of being a home owner.
Lori — Front Office Manager
Lori graduated from FVTC in 1989 as a dental assistant and has been with Tetting & Tetting, DDS ever since. She started as a dental assistant and is now the front office manager. Lori enjoys helping our patients, whether it is with insurance, finances or appointments. She also enjoys getting to know our patients and making them feel comfortable from the moment they first step in the door. Lori appreciates the family atmosphere at our practice and has helped us care for many generations of the same family. Lori considers Drs. Paul and Faith Tetting and her coworkers as extended family.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids at their camper and attending her children’s activities. She is also very involved with her kid’s school and sporting events, volunteering and being part of the PTA.