Rachel has been with Dr. Phillips' office for 16 years. She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting. Rachel enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them feel at ease at their appointments. In her free time, Rachel enjoys singing in the choir at Parkside Baptist church, spending time with her husband, Steve, and three children, Dailey, Danica and Steven. Rachel also enjoys reading. Her favorite author is Nicholas Sparks.
Maria has been with Dr. Phillips' office since March of 2017. She graduated from the Indiana Dental Academy in Indianapolis in 2012. She is a dedicated team member and takes pride in providing quality dental care to every patient. In her spare time, Maria likes to travel, work out at the gym and spend quality time with her family.
Licensed Dental Hygienist
Lyndsey has been a dental hygienist since 2010 and has been a part of our team since January 2018. She graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry hygiene program. She has experience working in general dentistry settings as well as periodontal practices. Lyndsey loves singing and dancing so don't be surprised if you hear her singing throughout the office. In her free-time, Lyndsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband, Ryan, have four children and two dogs.
Licensed Dental Hygienist
Stephanie has been a dental hygienist for 39 years. She graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry hygiene program. Stephanie has practiced not only in periodontal offices but in pediatric and general dentistry offices as well. She has a vast knowledge of the field she works in and is very compassionate and caring to her patients. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and dogs. Stephanie is a very active member in her church and the Resident Encounter Christ (REC) program through the Bartholomew County Jail.
Justin is the newest member of our team and has become an excellent Financial Coordinator. He comes to our team with 6 years of experience with everything from scheduling appointments to filing insurance claims. Prior to joining our team he worked as the scheduling coordinator in a general dentists office. This experience has helped him transition smoothly into his current position because he understands all aspects of dental treatment from the initial visit and referral from the general dentist to the treatment and follow-up care with our practice. Justin is married to his high school sweetheart, Amara. Together they have three beautiful children, Zoe, Mason and Faerynn. Justin is an active member at the Community Church of Columbus and enjoys all things food, gardening and outdoors.
Amy has been with Dr. Phillips since 2002. She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting as a high school senior. Amy is a very versatile team member. She began her career as a dental assistant and transitioned to our appointment coordinator in 2012. Having experience as an assistant has helped Amy become a well-rounded appointment coordinator. Outside the office, Amy enjoys crafting, reading and spending time with her family.
Office Ambassador/Study Club Coordinator
Michelle has been with Dr. Phillips' office since 2009. She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting. She began working with Dr. Phillips as a dental assistant and then as the Financial Coordinator. Michelle recently transitioned to a new position in our practice called the Office Ambassador. In this role, Michelle acts as a liaison between the restorative dentistry practices we work with and our practice. She ensures seamless communication between the practices and shares relevant information to enhance patient care. Michelle also coordinates the Spear Study Club meetings for Dr. Phillips. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, Aarik. They are expecting a baby girl in August 2020 and have a Shorkie, Maree, and two cats, Indie and Chewi.