We have a great team of experienced, professional and friendly individuals whose primary goal is to provide the best experience possible.
Front Office Team
Kris became Dr. VanWinkle’s business administrator in June of 1995. Prior to that, she had been a Dental Assistant for 15 years, focusing on specialty practices.
She and her husband live in the Noblesville area where they enjoy spending time with their children and their grandchildren.
Other interests include; traveling, going to Colts games, and caring for their pets.
Front Office Team
Emilie has served as the Business Administrator/Marketing Coordinator since October 2002.
She is originally from Newburgh, Indiana and graduated from Indiana State University in 2001 with a degree in Business.
She and her husband reside in the Noblesville area where they are very active raising their two children.
Emilie lives by the moto; “life is too short; when given the choice between right and kind, always choose kind.”
Front Office Team
Taylor joined Dr. VanWinkle’s front office administration in January 2017. She is from Noblesville, IN. She graduated as a Dental Assistant in 2010. Taylor is in charge of our facebook page and invites you to give us a ‘like’! www.facebook.com/vanwinkleperio
She and her husband, Jon, reside in the Lebanon area with their 2 cats and dog. During her free time, she enjoys spending a lot of her time with her family and friends, and shopping!
Debbie has been practicing dental hygiene since graduating from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1981. She has been a Dental Hygienist for Dr. VanWinkle since May 1993. She also received a Bachelor of Science in 1983 from the Indiana School of Education. Debbie is licensed to administer local anesthesia. Debbie is very knowledgeable about periodontal disease and loves promoting dental health to her patients.
She is a part-time clinical professor at the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
She and her husband Steve reside in McCordsville. She has two daughters Paige and Jennah. They enjoy cycling (she teaches classes at her YMCA), water skiing, and basically anything on the lake.
Hannah started June 2019. Bio coming soon!
Surgical Assistant/Implant Coordinator
Kelly found her passion for periodontics while assisting Dr. VanWinkle in his periodontal residency at the IU School of Dentistry in 1989. In January 1996, she joined his private practice as his sole surgical assistant. She smiles knowing that it now takes herself and 4 other surgical assistants to keep up with Dr. VanWinkle. She attended Ball State University and then obtained her dental assisting and x-ray certification from Professional Careers Institute. Her spare time consists of “do it herself” home projects and traveling the world
Tracy joined Dr. VanWinkle’s practice in 2008. She is from Lafayette, IN. She attended Purdue University and began her dental career in Columbus, Ohio in 2001 as a general chair-side assistant. After joining an orthodontic practice, she earned her certification as an Orthodontic Assistant and soon wanted to learn more about Periodontics.
She loves the field of Periodontics. She is also radiology certified in both Ohio and Indiana.
Tracy now lives in the Westfield area. She loves spending time with her two children. She is also a huge animal lover- she has 4 cats and 2 dogs!
Shelby is an Expanded Dental Assistant. She started working with Dr. Van Winkle in January 2017.
She is an Ivy Tech graduate and has 6 years assisting experience.
Shelby lives in the Whiteland area with her cat named ‘McLovin’. Shelby also has a passion for cars!
Korie began working with Dr. VanWinkle in March 2018. She began her dental assisting career in 2016. She graduated valedictorian from Indianapolis Dental Assistant School.
In Korie’s free time, she loves to hang out with her 3 cats, attend concerts, and work out.
Julie began at Dr. VanWinkle’s office in June 2018.
Julie lives in Sheridan on a farm with her husband.