Meet The Staff
Lisa: Practice Administrator
Lisa entered the dental field in 1986 and her experience ranges from being a chairside expanded duties dental assistant to currently being in practice management. This cross training has made her a valuable asset as she knows all facets of the clinical and administrative dental office.
As Practice Administrator, Lisa oversees all aspects of our practice. She enjoys the challenges of working in a thriving oral surgery practice and is committed to ensuring that all of our patients receive the best in attention and care. She is proud to work with a staff dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and working closely with our referrals. Lisa has had extensive exposure with the insurance industry with 20-plus years of expertise in processing medical and dental insurance claims. Lisa’s attention to detail enables her to do her job with excellence.
Lisa is an active member of the Society of OMS Administrators (SOMSA) which is the leading source of formal and informal education opportunities for Oral and Maxillofacial Practice Managers across the country.
Lisa and her husband were born and raised in Howard County as well as their two children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, vacationing at the beach, attending Indianapolis Colts games, along with attending local sporting and community events.
Robin: Lead Surgical Assistant
Robin entered the oral surgery field in 1980 and joined our oral surgery practice in 2007. She came to us with many years of experience in oral surgery. She is a natural caregiver which makes her clinical role as our lead surgical assistant a perfect fit.
She strives on a daily basis to make sure every patient has a positive experience in our office and receives the highest level of surgical care. She provides instrumentation for Dr. Tuttle in surgical procedures, monitors vital signs during IV Sedation and general anesthesia procedures, and prepares patients for their surgical procedures. Robin is also instrumental in coordinating with our referrals on all implant patients and maintains and updates our implant inventory. Robin’s knowledge of OSHA guidelines, as well as her organizational skills in preparing surgical trays with appropriate instruments and supplies are critical for an optimal surgical experience. She oversees the patients in the recovery area, explaining post-operative instructions and monitoring them after surgery.
Robin is CPR and X-ray certified and has successfully completed the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Assistants Anesthesia Program.
In Robin’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and especially her grandchildren. She is an avid sports fan and loves attending concerts and vacationing.