Meet Our Staff
Milwaukee Oral Surgery & Implants, Ltd.
Nancy – Practice Manager
Nancy joined our practice in 2014. She has been in dental management for almost 15 years! She loves working for this practice because it keeps her on her toes. In her free time, Nancy enjoys walking with her dog, Jaxson, and crocheting.
Kozeta – Billing Specialist
Kozeta moved to Wisconsin from Albania in 1997 and has been with our practice ever since. She loves being part of such a supportive and welcoming team. Kozeta is a proud mother of two children, Dan and Mia. Dan is a nurse practitioner in New York City and Mia graduates from UW-Madison in May, 2018 and will be applying to medical school. Outside of work, she loves being with her kids.
Meredith – Dental Implant Coordinator and Surgical Coordinator
Meredith is Dr. Triggs’ dental implant treatment coordinator, the office hospital surgery scheduler and study club coordinator. She was previously a dental assistant for 8 years and has over 15 years of dental office experience. She enjoys working in dentistry because we are able to help patients smile again. She loves spending time with family and friends. She is happily married to Frank and step-mom to Landin.
Chris originally joined our practice in 1999 as an assistant. She recently took on a more active role in helping Dr. Miller coordinate implant treatment for patients. Chris really enjoys interacting with patients and putting their mind at ease during treatment. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking camping trips in the summer.
Susie – Front Office
Susie loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys camping, biking, and gardening. In Susie’s spare time, she loves to sew.
Alison – Front Office
Alison joined our practice in January, 2018. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, playing with her dog, Lola, and gardening.
Debby – Front Office
Debby joined our front desk team in May of 2014. New to the dental field, she brings with her an extensive background in customer service. She enjoys the pace of the office as it allows her to be an involved mom to her children, Audra and Nolan while still getting some adult interaction. Debby loves watching her kids perform in sports and on stage. Not a Wisconsin native, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Doug, and their children. They love exploring new places, going to Brewers games or just playing a board game at home.
Janet – Front Office
Janet started with Milwaukee Oral Surgery & Implants, LTD in 2015 and works in our Menomonee Falls location. She loves spending time with her husband, Caleb, and family. Her hobbies are fishing, riding her Harley Davidson, baking and hanging out with friends and family.
Kristy – Front Office
Kristy has been with Dr. Darling since November of 1998. She has a seven-year-old daughter named Emerson. In her spare time, she enjoys playing softball.
Abby was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska (GBR!). Abby joined our practice in August of 2019, she is new to the dental field but has extensive experience in customer service. Abby has 4 “fur-babies” that she loves dearly. In her spare time she is a full time student, loves cooking, watching documentaries, and spending as much time outside as possible.
Victoria loves spending time with her friends and family. In her free time she enjoys walking her two dogs, watching movies, cooking, and being outside.
Jasmine has a passion for providing excellent service, and looks forward to greeting our patients with her warm smile and friendly personality. Outside of work, you’ll find Jasmine baking, volunteering, and enjoying quality time with family and friends.
Kayla – Billing Specialist
Kayla joined the practice in March of 2015 where she started at the front desk but soon transitioned to the billing department in April of 2016. Kayla enjoys photographing weddings and spending time with her fiance, Bryce. They both love the Green Bay Packers, spending time up north at the cabin and are crazy over their two cats, Micah and Skeletor.
Allison – Billing Specialist
Allison has worked in billing for many years but is new to dental billing. Allison has two children and enjoys spending time with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing for her Ethnic Dance Group, “Tatra Slovak Dancers of Milwaukee.”
Joan – Billing Specialist
Joan joined our practice in February 2018 as a member of the front desk team. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting her adult children, going to concerts with her husband and practicing yoga.
America started her career in healthcare customer service at a veterinary clinic! While pets and people are different she enjoys helping the patients feel comfortable in a stressful environment. She has worked in the dental field since 2017. She has a rescue dog named Mia and she volunteers at local animal shelters.
Deb – Oral Surgery Assistant
Deb has been with our practice since 1989 but with Dr. Hawkins since 1984! We joke that she is his second “wife.” Deb loves the diversity of working with other doctors, too. She says that oral surgery is always changing and this provides a nice challenge. When not at work, Deb and her husband are avid Packer and Brewers fans and love spending time with their two kids, granddaughter, family and friends.
Sarah – Oral Surgery Assistant
Sarah graduated from Toledo Dental Academy in Toledo, OH and has been with us since 2004. She adores her dog Jackson and is a proud aunt to 7 amazing kids. Sarah donates blood and plasma to the Blood Center of Wisconsin on a regular basis and enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
Sabrina – Oral Surgery Assistant
Sabrina joined our practice in 2015 but has been in the dental field since 1991 and has over 10 years of experience in oral surgery. An avid runner, Sabrina has participated in over 25 half marathons and recently completed her first marathon in Chicago. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and children.
Ron – Oral Surgery Assistant
Ron joined our practice in 2009. He earned his BS with a focus on pre-dentistry from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has over 16 years of oral surgery experience. Ron has triplet daughters in addition to one older daughter. In his (limited) free time, he enjoys listening to music, spending time at the beach, playing guitar (poorly), arguing about movies with his friends and following Bruce Springsteen on tour.
Katy – Oral Surgery Assistant
Katy has been in the dental field for over 35 years and joined our team in 2015. She has two grown daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and gardening.
Crystal – Oral Surgery Assistant
Crystal joined our team in 2014 but has over 17 years of experience in the dental field, mostly in oral surgery. Crystal loves vintage-inspired things and collects Marilyn Monroe memorabilia (a lot of people joke she was born in the wrong era). Her nickname is Crystallis because she grew up and lives in West Allis. She cherishes her dachshund/pug mix, Lucy.
Ally – Clinical Director
Ally joined our team in 2011 and enjoys the diversity of oral surgery. She loves making patients feel at ease in an intimidating environment. Ally loves to read and her favorite movie is JAWS. When she isn’t working, she enjoys mountain biking and paddle boarding with her husband, Sam.
Aisha – Oral Surgery Assistant
Aisha joined our team over 3 years ago and brings over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She thoroughly enjoys oral surgery and has gained even more knowledge in the short time she’s been here. Aisha loves working here because she feels that our staff goes above and beyond to treat all of our patients the best. She prides herself on being thorough and efficient; giving all of her individual attention to each patient.
Mary – Oral Surgery Assistant
Mary joined us in May 2016 after assisting for 30 years. She worked in oral surgery with students at Marquette University for 13 years prior to joining our practice. She has two grown children and enjoys seeing her three grandsons in her free time.
Amber – Oral Surgery Assistant
Amber was born and raised in Rockford, Il and moved to the Milwaukee Area in 2015. She has been a dental assistant for 19 years. Amber has three children and 2 step-daughters. She loves spending time with her family and gardening in her spare time.
Shelly joined our practice in July of 2020. She received her dental assisting diploma from MATC in 2019 and absolutely loves dentistry and the healthcare field. Shelly has three cats named Pandi, Gray and Athena that she loves to spend time with. She also loves spending time with her best friend Ramona but due to COVID its been mostly Facetime. Shelly loves visiting farmers markets in the summer and swimming and cooking.
Hailey is originally from the north woods but recently moved to Milwaukee to further her experience and love for oral surgery. She has a pup named Murphy! In her free time she loves hiking, kayaking, rollerblading and jet skiing!
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Olivia joined the practice in December of 2020. She is currently studying Neuroscience in her undergrad at Smith College and intends to have a career in oral surgery. In her free time, Olivia enjoys hiking, waterskiing, and spending time with friends and family.
Diana is originally from Chicago and has been in dentistry for over 5 years. She loves the outdoors including swimming, camping, hiking and traveling.
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