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Debra received her Dental Hygiene degree in New England over 25 years ago.  In 2001, the lure of the sunny, friendly south called her and her family to relocate to the Carolinas.  She has been working with Dr. Schmidtke since he opened his Cornelius office in 2005, encouraging patients to attain and maintain optimal dental health.  She is a volunteer hygienist with the Ada  Jenkins Dental Clinic.  Deb loves traveling to new places, hanging out in Charleston and on the Isle of Palms beach or anywhere there is sunshine and sand!

Wendy has been working for Dr. Schmidtke as a dental hygienist in Cornelius since 2005.  She graduated from Dental Hygiene school in 1983 in Western NY. She then attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she continued studies in periodontology and radiology.  Wendy looks forward to sharing her knowledge and experience with patients to improve and maintain their dental hygiene and its role in overall wellness.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children, granddaughter, and 4 retriever rescues.  Her favorite activities include boating, travel, and DIY projects.

Paige is proud to be a true North Carolina native.  She received her degree in Dental Assisting II from Rowan Cabarrus Community College.  She has more than 23 years of dental experience and has been working with Dr. Schmidtke since 2007.  Paige chose to be in the dental profession because she loves helping others.  She has been married to her high school sweetheart and is a proud parent of two wonderful boys.  In her spare time Paige and her family love to spend time on lakes, water-skiing and fishing, or you'll find her absorbed in an good book.

Andrea is from Clover, SC.  She graduated from York Technical College and completed her national certifications for dental assisting in 1998.  Andrea began working for Dr. Schmidtke in 2001.  She is committed to providing patients with the most positive dental experience.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Shannon has been working for Dr. Schmidtke since 2005. She is happy to assist patients with scheduling, insurance, and billing questions.  She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and enjoys helping people.  She loves spending time with her wonderful husband Mike. In her spare time, she can be found reading, spending time with friends and family, running, participating in church activities, or baking cupcakes.