Meet the Staff

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Our Office Staff

Gloria Royer, Office AdministratorGloria Royer, Office Administrator

Gloria joined Periodontal Associates of Lafayette in 1984, having five prior years of general dental assisting experience. She attended Quest marketing and management seminars in 1983. Gloria attended Purdue University while working full time. She received her Associates degree, with honors, from Purdue University in Organizational Leadership and Supervision in 1995. And in 1996, she received Certification in Human Resources, from Purdue University.

RaChelle, Scheduling CoordinatorRaChelle, Scheduling Coordinator

RaChelle started working at Periodontal Associates of Lafayette, as the Patient Coordinator in June of 2003. In May of 2007 she became our Scheduling Coordinator. RaChelle came from Kokomo, Indiana, where she worked as a manager of a Day Spa and in guest services for seven years. She graduated from high school in 1989 and attended a vocational school where she worked as a receptionist for a general dentist as part of the program.

Our Hygienists

Sarah, Licensed Dental Hygienist

Sarah joined Periodontal Associates of Lafayette in August of 2013. She graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in May of 2013, where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene.

Karen, Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen has been working in dentistry since 1979. She became a Certified Dental Assistant in 1979 after attending Ivy Tech State College. Karen became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1985 after attending the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She joined Periodontal Associates of Lafayette in July of 1998.

Christina, Registered Dental Hygienist

Christina began with the practice in October 2005. Christina earned her degree at Indiana University Northwest. She has had previous work experience in sales, consulting and human resources. Christina resides in northern Newton County and is an active member in her community.

Our Dental Assistants

Brigette, Certified Dental Assistant

Brigette joined Periodontal Associates of Lafayette in April of 2006. She received her Technical Certificate, with honors, in August of 2006 for Dental Assisting. She is also certified in Dental Radiography. Brigette was on the Dean’s List and was granted the Dean’s Award in the Dental Assisting Program at Ivy Tech State College. She also utilizes her cosmetology license in her spare time.

Brooke, Certified Dental Assistant

Brooke Graduated in 2005 with a technical certificate from Ivy Tech Community College in Dental Assisting. She has been with Periodontal Associates of Lafayette since July of 2005. Brooke is certified in Dental Radiography and is the Implant Coordinator in our practice.  Brooke has expanded her duties and responsibilities to the front office.  You will most likely be greeted by her smiling face when you visit our office.

Jocelyn, Certified Dental Assistant

Jocelyn Joined Periodontal Associates in July of 2016. She recently graduated from Ivy Tech Community college and received a technical certificate for Dental Assisting. Jocelyn is certified in Dental Radiography.