Meet the Team


Mandy Smith

Mandy has been a dental assistant since 2012. Mandy and her husband, Marc, have three children, Lexi, Vander, and Major. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, making people laugh, and spending time at the beach with her kids.


Krista has been a Dental Assistant since 2022. Krista is also in the Army National Guard. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones.


Nancy is originally from Big Rapids, Michigan and is a graduate of Ferris State University. Nancy has over 30 years of Dental Assisting experience. Nancy is radiology licensed and CPR certified, and has also received training in Sleep Apnea and has completed training in Cerec Crown technology. Nancy’s comforting manner puts even the most anxious patients at ease.

Nancy is married and has two adult children. She also has Ellie, her loveable fur baby. In her free time, Nancy enjoys the outdoors, especially camping, boating, and gardening. She loves traveling to the D.C. area and western Colorado to visit her children.

Front Desk

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Crystal has been a certified dental assistant since graduating from University of Southern Indiana in 2015. She is married and has a family of her own. In her free time she enjoys playing pickleball, doing arts and crafts with her kids, being outdoors and attending church.


Jennell previously worked in orthodontics and joined the Stutsman Dental team in 2023. She is married and has 3 children. She is an avid reader and enjoys watching volleyball in her free time.


Shelby made her career change from being a logistics manager to Front Dental office in 2020. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children and 4 dogs. She also enjoys traveling and attending sporting events.

Dental Hygienists

Micki Heckaman

Micki has been practicing for 25 years and joined the Stutsman Dental team in 2018. In her free time, she likes to hangout with family and friends. She is happily married to Kirk and has 3 adult Children; Trevor, Taitlyn, and Neely.


Tahya is a Goshen High School graduate and later received her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from Indiana University South Bend in 2022. In her free time, she is part of the Goshen Girls Basketball team and plays basketball herself with a local group. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family, staying active with her pup, and customizing anything crafty for her design shop.


Samiyya has been in dentistry for 5 years and joined the Stutsman Dental team in 2023. She is married to her husband, Tanner. She enjoys watching movies, gardening, and spending time with her family.

E4D CAD/CAM Specialist

Diana McGill

Diana has been a dental assistant for over 10 years and assists both Dr. Chad and Dr. Danielle. In 2011, Diana became one of three people in the State of Indiana to be certified as an E4D CAD/CAM Dental Designer! This training allows Diana to design and fabricate crowns in our office in one visit. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and swimming.