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Dentists in Westfield, IN

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Kenneth Krause D.M.D.

General Dentist in Westfield, IN

Krause Dental

Kenneth Krause, D.M.D.

Dr. Kenneth Krause graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in biological sciences and Summa Cum Laude honors. He obtained his dental degree from Southern Illinois University and graduated with Cum Laude honors.  Dr. Krause moved to Indiana with his wife Katie Krause who graduated from Riley Children’s Hospital/Indiana University Pediatric Dentistry program.

Dr. Krause enjoys living in Westfield.  Some of his hobbies include biking on the monon, fishing and boating.  Kenneth has participated in dental missions in Jamaica as well as local Give Kids a Smile volunteer events.

Kenneth belongs to the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and the Indianapolis District Dental Society.  He attends many continuing education courses and strives to be informed of the most cutting edge techniques in dentistry including sedation, endodontics, implants, and invisalign.

 

Katie Krause, D.M.D., M.S.D.

Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, IN

Krause Dental

Katie Krause, D.M.D.

Dr. Katie Krause went to the University of Illinois and received a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.  She completed dental school at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and graduated with honors.  Dr. Katie moved to Indiana to complete her pediatric dental residency at Riley Hospital for Children/Indiana University School of Dentistry.  While in residency, Katie received the Arthur Klein Research Award and the Ralph E. McDonald Scholar Award.

Katie belongs to many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  She has served as part-time clinical faculty at the Riley Hospital for Children residency program and at the Indiana University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Katie is board certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Katie resides in Westfield and enjoys many activities the area has to offer.  She is married to her husband, Kenny, and they enjoy walking on the Monon and Midland trails.  They like to boat together in the summer.  They enjoy visiting local farmers markets and going to attractions such as the Indianapolis Zoo and Children’s Museum. 

 

Dental Hygienist Lauren Kline Westfield IN

Lauren Kline - Dental Hygienist

Lauren is originally from Winamac, Indiana.  Lauren attended Indiana University South Bend where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene with High Distinction.  While in dental hygiene school Lauren served as the Vice-President of her class and was given the South Bend District Dental Hygiene Award for academic achievement.  Lauren recently moved to the Westfield area with her husband Justin, dog Mia, and cat Phoebe.  In her spare time, Lauren enjoys antiquing, decorating her house, singing, traveling, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

Dental Assistant Kristin Kucholick Westfield IN

Kristin Kucholick - Business Administrator

Kristin is from Kokomo, Indiana.  She graduated from IvyTech Community College in Kokomo where she received a certificate as an expanded functions dental assistant.   She enjoys being around people and this drew her to the dental profession.  She likes biking, especially in the spring and summer time when flowers and trees are in full bloom.  She likes baking sweet treats and going to amusement parks.  She loves to travel.  One of her favorite places to go is Put-In-Bay Ohio where she kayaks in the bay with friends.  Although she does not have any children, Kristin enjoys spoiling her dog Mia.

 

Dental Assistant - Cassandra Riley

Cassandra Riley – Patient Coordinator

Cassandra is from Royal Center, Indiana.  She went to school at Ivy Tech in Kokomo to learn expanded function dental assisting.  She currently lives in Indianapolis.  She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Alex.  They have two dogs named Lilly and Winston.  Cassandra enjoys reading, baking cupcakes, riding bikes, and spending time with family.

Jordan Mahaney - Dental Assistant

Jordan Mahaney - Dental Assistant

Jordan is from Tipton, Indiana. She graduated with high honors from Ivy Tech Community College in Kokomo, where she received a certificate in expanded functions and an associate’s degree in Dental Assisting. Jordan loves to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys kayaking, golfing, and visiting local wineries. Jordan also doesn’t mind spending time with her high-school sweetheart, Corey. One thing Jordan could not live without would be pizza. She is also happiest when she is on a beach. 

 

 

Jessica Stephenson - Dental Hygienist

Jessica is from Muncie, Indiana. She graduated with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Indiana Purdue University of Fort Wayne. While there she received the Rebekah A. Fisk award for clinical proficiency. She later returned to school and completed her Bachelors in Public Health at Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis. Jessica and her husband Josh are expecting their first child in June and have recently relocated back to their hometown to be closer to family and friends. Jessica and her husband spend their summers boating, traveling, and spending time with family. Jessica also enjoys participating in mini marathons, hiking, and trips to the beach! 

 

Morgan Francis - Dental Assistant