Meet the Staff
Kristin – Operations Manager
Kristin joined Innovative Periodontics & Implants in 2014 and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of our practice and team. Her main role is to keep us running smoothly and efficiently, with patient focus being at the core of everything we do. Kristin graduated from Indiana University in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Kristin and her husband have two children, and she enjoys traveling, movies and fitness boxing, as well as being an essential oils distributor.
Debbie – Front Office Coordinator
Debbie has 23 years of dental front office experience, primarily in the periodontal field. Her positive attitude and friendly demeanor are reflected in how she assists our patients with scheduling, financial matters and insurance questions. Debbie loves being with her family and grandchildren, and spending time in nearby Wisconsin on the weekends. During her free time, Debbie enjoys catching up on her favorite TV shows and movies.
Tammy – Patient Relations Coordinator
Tammy joined Innovative Periodontics & Implants in 2001 and is primarily responsible for greeting our patients and assisting with scheduling appointments, handling patient inquiries and fielding insurance and financial questions. Her excellent communication and customer service skills shine through in all that she does – from patient communications to office projects. Tammy loves spending time with her three children and traveling. She also has a penchant for a good book, HGTV and sweets, not necessarily in that order.
Keila – Dental Hygienist
Keila strives to provide a comfortable environment for each patient and finds the most rewarding part of her job is seeing the results in her patients as their oral care and overall health improve. Keila, a native of Colorado, developed interest in the dental field because she always enjoyed going to the dentist as a kid. In her free time Keila enjoys hot yoga sculpt and spending time with her husband. Both she and her husband enjoy fitness and recently completed their first marathon.
Marie – Dental Assistant
An Aurora native, Marie has worked in the dental field for more than 30 years. Marie enjoys helping our patients and ensuring that they are informed and comfortable during their visits. Marie is a big sports fan, especially the Chicago Bears and Cubs, and she also enjoys spending time with her family and grandkids.
Lore – Dental Assistant
Lore has been a dental assistant for more than 21 years. She enjoys interacting with patients and helping them gain a better understanding of their dental care. Lore comes from a big family and enjoys spending time with them as well as being outdoors with her husband and son. She and her husband are passionate about home improvement and have been working hard to make their new house a home.
Hope – Dental Assistant
Hope joined Innovative Periodontics & Implants in 2021, shortly after moving to the Aurora area from Georgia. Hope likes getting to know our patients, and our patients love her southern accent and charm. Hope has always had a keen interest in dentistry and would like to attend dental school. In her free time Hope enjoys exercising and spending time with her boyfriend and family.
Bella – Dental Assistant
Bella is a part time dental assistant, and she enjoys helping our patients and assisting Dr. Flynn and the clinical team. Bella strives to make sure patients are comfortable and that their needs are addressed. Bella loves dance and has been active with her school dance team.