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Southwest Office Team Bios

Jyl, Hygienist

jylJyl grew up in the small town of Sidney, Indiana and graduated from Whitko High School. She earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Indiana University South Bend in 1994.
Jyl has been very active in continuing her education including attending the following:

  • The Hornbrook Group’s Functional Anterior Program
  • Dental Boot Kamp
  • PAC-Live Aesthetic Course with Dr Dorfman (Cosmetic dentist on “Extreme Makeover” television show)
  • Advanced Hands-on Dental Hygiene Instrumentation with Ann Pattison

Jyl has practiced for several years in the Warsaw area before joining Dr Regan’s practice in 2003. She lives outside Columbia City with her husband Shane, their son, Dayne and daughter, Shaylynn.


Nicole, Dental Assistant

nicholeNicole was raised in Ossian, IN, where she graduated from Norwell High School in 2001. She then attended IPFW, graduating in 2004 with honors, earning a Certificate in Dental Assisting. In 2005, she added certification in Expanded Functions by attending Indiana University School of Dentistry. Nicole enjoys building personal and professional relationships with her patients while helping fulfill their dental needs. She lives in Ossian with her husband, Jed, and their two daughters, Reese and Myah.


Theresa, Dental Assistant

theresaTheresa is a Fort Wayne native and has a son, Aristotle. She has been in dentistry since 1992. Since the age of 7, she knew that she wanted a career in dentistry. In second grade, her class had to write an essay, “What do you want to be when you grow up,” and Theresa responded, “a dentist’s helper.” So here she is, 25 years later, with her Certificate in Dental Assisting and Expanded Functions. And she can honestly say that she loves her career.


Rebecca, Business Assistant

rebeccaRebecca lives in the Fort Wayne area with her family.  She has worked in the dental field, in various capacities, for many years.  She truly cares about the patients and looks forward to coming to work everyday.  Rebecca loves to smile….and, it’s contagious!!


Holly, Hygienist

hollyHolly grew up in Decatur, Indiana and went to Bellmont High School. After graduating high school, she attended IPFW where she earned her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008. Holly joined the Summit Dental Group team in the spring of 2009. She loves working with all age groups and enjoys getting to know her patients. Holly still lives in Decatur with her husband, Keith, and their daughter, Kinley. She enjoys working on their house, bike riding, and spending time with her family and friends.


Lisa, Business Assistant

lisaLisa grew up in Fort Wayne and graduated from Northrop High School. Lisa has worked in the Dental field for many years and has received her certification as an Expanded Dental Assistant from IPFW. She has worked in Periodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, as well as Family Dentistry. Lisa is a great asset to the practice, helping patients understand their treatment and helping with their scheduling needs. When Lisa is not working, she enjoys spending time watching her son pay golf and basketball.


Chris, Business Assistant

Chris grew up in Chicagoland area and graduated from Lincoln-Way High School. She attended college at Prairie State and received her certification as an Expanded Dental Assistant from IU School of Dentistry. Chris has worked in the dental field as an expanded dental assistant as well as a business assistant. When Chris is not working, she enjoys golf, reading and activities with her family.


Amy, Hygienist

amyAmy was raised in LaOtto, IN, where she graduated from East Noble High School in 2001. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Indiana University South Bend in 2007. Amy joined Summit Dental Group in January of 2013. She enjoys meeting new patients and building professional relationships, as well as educating patients on their oral health conditions. Amy resides in Fort Wayne with her daughter Brooklynn. She enjoys playing volleyball and spending time with family and friends.