Meet our team

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Dr. Katherine Nichols Pediatric Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Katherine T. Nichols (Dr. Katie) was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. She graduated from Butler University in 2006 with an undergraduate degree in Biology. She went on to attend Indiana University School of Dentistry, graduating with honors in 2010 and completed her residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Dr. Katie’s pediatric dental training includes specialized care for infants, children, adolescents and patients with special health car...Read More

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Dr. Carol G. McKown Pediatric Dentist Read Bio

Over the past 17 years in private practice, Dr. Carol has deepened her passion for children’s oral healthcare. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a past president of the Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the Indiana University Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Association. She was the dental liaison to the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for over 16 years and is also an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the America...Read More

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Kelsey Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kelsey joined our dental team in 2013 and has always enjoyed working with children. She grew up in Fishers, IN and obtained her degree in Dental Hygiene at Indiana University. Kelsey is definitely a “people person” who not only cultivates a feeling of comfort for each patient in the dental chair, but also allows her to excel in managing our marketing and public relations. Kelsey’s favorite part of dental hygiene is patient education. She loves teaching kids the techniques to take care of their t...Read More

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Andrea Dental Assistant Read Bio

Andrea joined our team as a dental assistant in January 2012. Having previously worked as a dental assistant for a general dentist, working with kids was a welcomed change. Andrea’s vast knowledge of the dental field, kind-heartedness for children, and her impeccable work ethic makes her a treasured asset to our team. Andrea and her husband spend most of their free time enjoying the outdoors with their daughter and 3 pets. You can always find Andrea having fun with family and friends or pinning ...Read More

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Natalie Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Read Bio

Natalie joined the team in 2015 as an expanded-function dental assistant. Natalie’s high energy and positive attitude makes her the perfect addition to our team. Natalie grew up in Fishers, IN. Natalie and Anthony enjoy water activities and the outdoors with their son, Niko. Natalie is very close to her family and loves to babysit her nieces and nephews.

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Charlene Dental Assistant Read Bio

Charlene joined our team in 2004 and has over 30 years of dental assisting experience. Charlene’s wide range of skills and endless knowledge of the dental field makes her a respected long time member of the team. Charlene has lived in the Anderson community her entire life and enjoys relaxing at home with her husband and adorable Chihuahua, Nala. Charlene has two children and is a proud “GiGi” of her six grand-children.

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Mari Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Read Bio

Mari has been a valued member of our team since 2007. Having many years of experience working with children, Mari knows how to comfort children during dental procedures. Mari has a magnetic personality that can light up any room she walks into and has a very calming nature about her. Mari does impeccable dental restorations even on the wiggliest of patients! Mari and her husband, Mike, both enjoy being active outdoors and within their community with their beautiful son.

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Megan Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Read Bio

Megan has been an expanded function dental assistant since 2009. Since joining our team in 2013, Megan’s sense of humor and lightheartedness has brought many smiles not only to our team, but to patients, as well. Megan knows how to change a child’s “nervous” outlook on a dental procedure into a “silly and fun” experience. Megan lives in Lebanon with her husband, Jimmy, and two children. Her family of 4 enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors and visiting their parents and friends.

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Debbie Office Administrator Read Bio

Debbie started working at Carmel Pediatric Dentistry in February 2016 as our Business Office Coordinator. Due to both clinical and business experience, Debbie has been a vital team member being able to answer any questions or concerns patients may have. Debbie’s extensive range of skills enables her to provide your child an enjoyable dental experience. Debbie and her husband, Brandon, have two adorable little boys. In Debbie’s free time, she can be found in the kitchen making yummy treats.

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Jackie Patient Coordinator Read Bio

Jackie has been working at Carmel Pediatric Dentistry since 2013. Jackie is one of the kindest people you will ever come in contact with, which makes her perfect to coordinate your child’s dental appointments. To help ease the stress of insurance, Jackie goes above and beyond to maximize your insurance benefits. Jackie has lived in the Carmel area since 1992 with her husband, Steve, and her daughter, Natalie. In Jackie’s free time, she volunteers at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and is very...Read More

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Lisa Financial Coordinator Read Bio

Lisa joined our team in 2010 as our Financial Coordinator. Lisa has experienced many roles in the dental field starting in 2004, but found she enjoys managing financials the most. Having a kind and honest nature allows Lisa to assist anyone who may have a financial question or concern. Lisa can help you navigate any dental insurance questions you may have. Lisa is a mother of 3 boys, Owen, Jack, and Luke. In her spare time, Lisa can be found cooking and baking in the kitchen or enjoying the outd...Read More

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Welcome to your child’s new dental home at Carmel Pediatric Dentistry. Our commitment to early care and prevention is echoed in our approach to winning over your child from their very first visit. Each child is one of a kind, so we do everything possible to ensure your child’s dental experience is a positive one. Our pediatric dentists and team are trained to meet the unique needs of your children. By having a fun, anxiety-free experience at the dentist’s office at a young age, your child will be well on their way to a lifetime of happy, healthy smiles., please click here.

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