Sarah – Office Manager
Sarah has practiced as a dental assistant since 2004 when she became certified through Indiana University. Sarah has spent her entire professional career working for Dr. Krol, where she has now transitioned into the Office Manager role. Sarah has enjoyed her time in both roles getting to know her patients and their families. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Bryan, and their two children Drew, and Molly. Some of her favorite times are spent camping, bike riding, and watching her son play baseball.
Tanya – Business Assistant
Tanya graduated from Indiana University Northwest school of dentistry in 1989. She has worked in the dental field as a dental assistant and business assistant, taking a few years off to be a stay at home mom for her two children. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her dog, kids, and husband, Dave. She loves cooking, gardening and riding with her husband on their Harley. Tanya is always striving to make patients feel comfortable and she enjoys getting to know each and every patient in our office.
Jennie – Hygienist
Jennie has a true passion for making patients smile and has for over 20 years. Her senior year of high school she took a dental assisting vocational through the Porter County Career Center at Portage High School and worked for 3 years as a dental assistant while going to hygiene school at Indiana University Northwest. With her outgoing personality, she makes her patients feel comfortable and relaxed. Jennie is a true team player. Hygiene, education, assisting, lab work, or front office, she is always there to lend a helping hand. Jennie is great with her hands in and out of the office, she loves completing DIY projects for herself, family and friends. She ends her day with her daughter Allison, her rescue pup – Dutchee, and a good book every night.
Theresa – Hygienist
Theresa wanted to be a dental hygienist for as long as she could remember. She graduated in 2000 from Indiana University Northwest with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She continues her education through attending dental seminars and taking continuing education classes. In her free time, Theresa and her husband Danny enjoy spending time with their two daughters. They also enjoy hiking, camping and also going to Disneyworld.
Maria – Dental Assistant
Maria has been an assistant for 30 years. She loves being an assistant learning new things and working with Cerec one appointment crown procedure has been a great experience. Maria loves it and the patients love it also. Maria enjoys making her patients comfortable and making sure they have a great experience in our office. She also enjoys traveling with her husband Dan of 32 years and spending time with her 2 sons and beloved dog Charlie.
Kristen – Hygienist
Kristen is originally from Northwest Indiana and graduated from Indiana University Northwest with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She brings 25 years of experience in family practice and periodontal therapy to our office. She is CPR certified and attends many hours of continuing education annually. In her spare time, Kris enjoys reading, traveling, attending concerts and spending time with her 2 children.