We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Office Manager and Administration
“I am happy to work for a doctor and practice that offers exceptional dentistry and to see how pleased patients are with the level of care we offer. Dr. Snyder and our team feel like my family: We support each other as we deliver the best experience to every patient!”
Karla graduated from Ivy Tech and has worked in the dental field since 2007. As our office manager, she ensures we are prepared to exceed patient expectations at every visit.
Most of Karla’s free time is spent with her husband, two children, and Sasha, their family dog. She loves the outdoors, especially the beach, as well as cars and racing.
“I appreciate each member of our patient family and the trust they place in us. Caring for someone’s oral health, and their smile, is a large responsibility: Dr. Snyder and my teammates are skilled professionals. They are also warm, friendly, and passionate about patient care!”
Jessica graduated from the Ivy Tech Dental Assisting program in 2003. Her years of experience as a dental assistant have made her transition to the front office a natural fit. She’s capable, resourceful, keeps us organized, always has time to answer questions, and likes to catch up with our patient family.
Beyond work, Jessica loves time with her kids and granddaughter, especially when they’re hiking, four-wheeling, and enjoying the outdoors. She’s an avid Cubs fan who likes watching football and college basketball, too.
“I enjoy working one-on-one with patients, getting to know them and being their advocate for great oral health.”
Addison earned her Associate’s in Dental Hygiene, giving her the knowledge and experience to provide teeth cleanings, non-surgical periodontal therapy, and patient education on maintaining a healthy mouth. As a member of Total Wellness Dentistry, Addison is excited to grow professionally in her career as a hygienist and personally as a member of our team.
“The best part of my job is working with patients that have dental anxiety or apprehension and successfully navigating them through their appointment while keeping them comfortable and calm. There’s nothing better than hearing a patient leave saying, “That was easy!””
We are so happy to welcome Susan back to our office! She spent the last several years pursuing dental hygiene in a pediatric dental setting, experience that she now brings to patients of all ages at Total Wellness Dentistry. Her gentle demeanor and friendly smile help patients feel like family.
Susan and her husband Mark have three daughters, Emery, Charlotte, and Rowan, as well as a puggle named Toby. Susan loves going on walks outside with her family, watching college football and basketball, watching her girls in their extracurricular activities, and going out to eat at local restaurants.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
“It is rewarding to support our patients as they develop healthier smiles. I love being part of a team that feels like a dental family. Dr. Snyder and my coworkers are all gentle, kind, and do their best to help each patient achieve their dental goals!”
Baylie graduated from Ivy Tech in 2015 from the Dental Assisting Program. Her warm and gentle manner makes every patient feel at ease during visits. She assists Dr. Snyder with a range of dental procedures, designs crowns, places restorations, and manages our inventory.
Outside the office, Baylie loves time with her family, especially her dogs June and Hattie, along with relaxing at the lake and traveling.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
“I like educating and helping patients as they improve their dental health and overall wellness. Dr. Snyder’s passion for patient care sets the tone for our office: She truly wants the best for our patient family and for her team, and we all feel the same!”
Nikki has an Associate of Applied Science in dental assisting and has been with our office since 2014. She sets up the operatory, seats our patients, and readies them for Dr. Snyder. During the procedure, she assists the doctor while making sure the patient is comfortable, and provides home care instruction when finished.
Beyond her career, Nikki loves family time with her husband, son, and daughter, and their two family dogs.
Speech-Language Pathologist, Myofunctional Therapist
“My goal is to improve our patients’ quality of life through proper breathing, swallowing, and speech. ”
Leasa earned her BS in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, her MS in Speech Pathology, and is now working towards her myofunctional certification. She takes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach that allows her to treat patients as a whole instead of discipline by discipline.
Leasa and her husband Jacob have two children, Sonny and Jonas, and two dogs. She enjoys cooking and has been doing CrossFit for the past ten years!