About Us

Dr. Ilkka is originally from Goodrich, Michigan.  He moved to Florida in 1982.

 

I am Denise, the Financial Receptionist. I have been working in this office since 2001. My husband, Jim and I have three children and two grandchildren.
I am Shelley, the Scheduling Receptionist. I have worked in the office since 2009. My family and I relocated from Maine in 2007. I live in Tavares with my husband, Ron and our two sons.
I am Sharon, a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 1975. I received my Florida license from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1984. I have been a dental hygienist in this office since 1999.
I am Patricia, a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, MS in 1979. I received my Mississippi license in January of 1980. I received my Florida license from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1989. I have been a dental hygienist in this office since 1998.
I am Allison, a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from Valencia Community College in 1988. I have worked in this office since 1989.
I am Dawn, a native Floridian and have been a Certified Dental Assistant since 1979. Dr. Ilkka and I have been working together since 1993. While employed with Dr. Ilkka, I have been involved in working on the Florida Baptist Dental Bus and also with St. Luke's Dental Clinic in Eustis.
I thoroughly enjoy my job as an assistant. I love interacting with our patients, as each one always has a different story to share.
I am Karen, I was born and raised in Central Florida. I have been a Certified Dental Assistant since 1999 and have been working for Dr. Ilkka since finishing school. Lucky guy!! I also volunteer yearly on the Florida Baptist Dental Bus and work a few nights a month at St. Luke's Dental Clinic. Being able to make a difference in someone's smile makes my job very rewarding.