Jamie is a graduate of Milwaukee Area Technical College with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene, she went on to the University of Minnesota for training in the administration of local anesthetic, and Madison College for nitrous oxide and laser certification. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison majoring in Zoology, and sought to further her education by earning a Masters in Educational Leadership from Concordia University – Portland. Jamie has also had the privilege of being a clinical dental hygiene instructor at Madison College from 2011 – 2019, and has been working in dentistry since 1997. She has been with Andler Dental for nearly a decade, and wears a lot of hats around the office as she’s responsible for managing and overseeing day-to-day business operations, personnel, and finances. Jamie still practices dental hygiene when needed, as she loves helping others, patients and co-workers alike. She also relishes the team that she works with and has found her forever dental home! Outside of the office, she loves being with her husband of 24 years Chris, and their children: Taylor, Ty, and Kylie. When she is not running her children to their endless activities, she enjoys exercising (a Peloton junkie), gardening, crafting, movies, reading, and of course always learning.
Ashley is a graduate of Madison College with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene. She’s also certified in laser treatment and holds licensure for administering local anesthetic. Ashley has been working in dentistry since 2012 and joined our team about that same time. Ashley chose dentistry because she wanted to be in a healthcare setting where it could also suit her family life. She says she had great mentors (Jamie and Dr. Andler) at the office to help her become what she is as a great dental hygienist. Ashley is always driven, adventurous, loving, kind, and punctual. Outside of the office, Ashley is mom to two kids, with an Etsy store called Uneek Bouteek Designs. Her favorite local restaurant to unwind is Buck & Honey’s for their fish tacos & old fashions. Ashley also enjoys boating, showing horses, riding horses, biking, traveling, going to the lake, and concerts.
Clare is a graduate of Southern Illinois University – Carbondale where she received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She has been working in the dental field since 2014, four years as an assistant and three years as a dental hygienist. Clare loves to meet new faces each day and develop relationships with her patients, ultimately helping them achieve their oral health goals and optimal wellbeing. She was drawn to dentistry from early childhood and has known that being a dental hygienist was her profession of choice since the age of twelve! Clare feels that this office is a perfect fit for her since it has a very personable approach to dentistry. Andler Dental meets her professional expectations, with long standing patients and a strong team willing to work cohesively. When she is out of the office she enjoys shopping, spending time with family, exercising, visiting friends near and far, exploring her new stomping grounds in Wisconsin, playing with her cat – Willow, and indulging at her favorite local restaurant Villa Dolce.
Paige is a 2018 graduate from Madison College with an associates degree in dental hygiene and has been working in the field ever since. She loves continually learning about her field and developing close connections with her patients. Patients find her demeanor cheerful, calm, and caring. Prior to getting her degree she grew up in Reedsburg, WI where she still visits family today. She moved to Madison 2015 and fell in love with the area. In particular she loves finding new places to eat, her favorite cuisine is Thai food. She lives with her 2 dogs and fiance and they love all the outdoor things such as concerts, hiking, kayaking, camping, etc. In the winter she enjoys hunkering down with a good book and some puzzles.
Megan is a graduate of the Madison Area Technical College from their dental assisting program and is active in continuing education every year. Megan has well over a decade of experience in dentistry. She’s responsible for helping and assisting both doctors’ chairside, assisting anyone needing help throughout the office, cleaning, setting up, and organizing operatories before and after procedures. She says she chose a career in dentistry because she loves working with people and being involved in healthcare. She knows that being a dental assistant is a good job that will always be needed to keep people in Madison happy and healthy. When you meet Megan, you’ll find that she’s always outgoing, organized, patient, humorous, and understanding. When she’s not in the office, she’s with her husband Kevin, who’s a farmer, and their son Liam. They enjoy Fuji restaurant for the blue crab roll because it’s “crab on crab on crab.” Megan also enjoys spending time with family, photography, thrifting, yoga, hiking, gardening, and kayaking.
Krystina attended Kishwaukee College in DeKalb, Illinois and received her EMT license in 2008. With her ambitious nature, she is currently working to complete her associate degree in Liberal Arts from Madison College. Although she has not been in the dental field for long, she has found her place on the Andler Dental team as Dr. Cole’s main assistant. Life’s path has led her to this position because she finds joy in helping others and seeing the positive effects that personalized attention can make for each patient.
From the caring team like atmosphere to the wonderful bonds she has cultivated with patients she feels like this is family and not work. You will find it hard to miss her patient, warmhearted, empathetic, and thoughtful chairside manner.
When not in the office Krystina is giving back to the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, and donating her time at Second Harvest Food Bank. With her husband and twin boys by her side, she enjoys hiking, listening to music of all genres, running, singing, embracing anything Harry Potter, spending time with friends, and enjoying a taco or two at Tapatios Cocina Mexicana in Fitchburg.
Kayla entered the dental field in 2003, training on the job and gaining experience through hands on care. She acquired additional skills and knowledge over the years through continuing education, which encompassed hands on courses that specialized in cosmetic treatment as well as full mouth rehabilitation. She enjoys assisting a multitude of different procedures on a daily basis, and although she has become seasoned in the profession, the interaction and connection with patients remains her favorite part.
Building trust and easing anxiety can be especially helpful to make each patient’s appointment comfortable and efficient. Helping patients achieve oral health and overall wellbeing gives her immense professional gratification. Kayla’s transition to Andler Dental in 2023 was seamless. Her mission and values align perfectly with the team’s and she looks forward to growing with the practice.
Outside of work Kayla’s priority is her family, this includes her three children and her significant other. They spend lots of time together boating, snowmobiling, hunting, traveling, playing games, doing puzzles, and trying new supper clubs. Her dog, Jase, is definitely the baby of the family. He is her tried and true companion. Where ever Kayla goes, you can rest assure Jase is by her side.
Keli has been working in dentistry for over 25 years! She began her dental journey when she enlisted in the Army Reserve National Guard and served for 8 years. 4 years in Springfield, IL, and 4 years in Las Vegas, NV. Her initial training began as a dental assistant, where she fell in love with the dental profession. Keli attended Parkland Community College in Champaign, IL, and then switched to Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL, where her emphasis of study was in psychology. Eventually moving to Wisconsin, she found herself wanting to pursue a full-time career in the dental field.
As a patient care coordinator making people feel comfortable and getting to know patients means a lot to her. She loves being part of the Andler Dental team and feels that they bring professionalism and knowledge to the dental profession. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, two sons, Brandon and Ryan, and her fur babies, Sasha, Tootsie, Stormy, and Cody. Traveling with friends and family, crafting, being a foster parent for the Humane Society, camping, boating, and enjoying a meal at her favorite restaurant, the Glarner Stube in New Glarus, are her favorite past times. Keli is the missing piece that has completed the Andler Dental team with her caring demeanor, optimistic attitude, and passion for her work and personal life.
Julie is a graduate of Madison Business College with an associate’s degree in business management. She’s been working in the dental field since 2002. When asked what she loves most about her role at Andler Dental, Julie says it’s the people — both coworkers and the patients. She says every day is challenging, yet fun and she loves meeting and talking with our patients. Before working in dentistry, Julie was employed in retail. She says she enjoyed customer service and helping people, so she thought dentistry would be somewhere she could use her skills and background while also learning a new industry. When she’s not busy at work, Julie spends time with her husband, Pat, they enjoy hiking, bike riding, and spending time at their condo in Florida. Julie and Pat have 3 adult children; Danielle, Jake, and Jared. They also have 3 rescue dogs; Lewis, Max, and Archie. She and her husband plan on starting a dog rescue upon retirement and love any Badger sports — especially volleyball and football.