Our Team

Get to Know Our Growing Smiles Pediatric Dental Team!

Growing Smiles Pediatric Team

 

Clare – Certified Dental Assistant

Claire - Valparaiso Pediatric CDA

Clare is originally from “The Region” and she has been working in the dental field since high school.

After graduating from Indiana University Northwest and receiving her CDA in 2014, Clare joined our team here at Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry.

Besides all the fun she has at work, Clare also enjoys fishing and traveling.

Grace – Certified Dental Assistant

Grace - Valparaiso Pediatric CDA

Grace grew up in Hebron, IN and always knew she wanted to work in the healthcare field. After taking general education classes for a semester in college, Grace decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She completed the dental assisting program at Indiana University Northwest in 2015.

At first Grace saw herself pursuing a career in general dentistry, but after visiting Growing Smiles, she fell in love with the environment of a pediatric dental office.

As a member of the Growing Smiles Team, Grace has appreciated the tender care that is provided to patients along with the love that is returned. Grace would not trade her coworkers, Dr. Corns, or her great patients for anything.

Traci – Front Office Coordinator

Traci - Front Office - Growing Smiles

Traci joined our team in 2014 and brought with her 15 plus years of dental experience. She enjoys working with patients to help them achieve optimal dental health.

Traci married her husband Mark in 2013. She has one son and they enjoy four-wheeling together. In her spare time Traci loves to travel, shop and tend to her garden.

Pat – Patient Coordinator

Pat - Patient Coordinator - Growing Smiles

Pat was born and raised in Wisconsin. She met her husband and raised 3 children in Illinois. Pat worked in an animal hospital for 24 years. When she moved to Northwest Indiana she became part of the Growing Smiles team.

Pat enjoys traveling, water sports, and hanging out with all of her grandchildren.