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Meet the Staff

Office Manager

Susan is a Chesterton High School graduate. She received a Bachelor of Science (1986) and a Master of Science in Education (1988) from Purdue University.  Susan joined the McGue Dental team in 1988 when she married Brian. Susan and Brian lived in Indianapolis while Brian went to dental school, upon graduation the couple moved back to the Chesterton area. In the spring of 1998 together they opened McGue Dental. When Susan is not at the office she enjoys swimming, hiking and anything to do with her family. Susan’s favorite part of working at the office has been keeping up with all the changing technology and being part of a small town.

Front Office Staff
Gwyn is a Chesterton High School graduate and attended Indiana University Bloomington. She started with McGue Dental in 1998 as a patient. She formally joined the team at McGue Dental in 2002 as patient insurance coordinator working up at the front desk where she loves the challenge of getting insurance companies to pay for services. When Gwyn is not at the front desk, she can be found camping or enjoying with her grandkids. Gwyn’s favorite part of working in the dental field “has been watching the patients grow up over the years. One minute you can’t see them over the counter and the next they are driving in by themselves, getting married, and having their own children.”
Front Office Staff

Michelle is a Chesterton native who graduated of Chesterton High School. She started in the dental field right out of high school in 1975. Michelle joined the McGue Dental team in the spring of 2002 working in the front as our Scheduling Coordinator. Outside of the office, Michelle enjoys pitching horseshoes, and hanging out with her friends and family. Michelle’s favorite thing about working in the dental field “is getting to see our great patients.”

Registered Dental Hygienist

Crystal received her Hygiene Certificate from Indiana University Northwest in 2014. Crystal began working at McGue Dental in April of 2015 while at McGue Dental she was completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from IUN in 2016. Crystal has also worked in the clinics at IUN helping the hygiene classes. When She is not at work Crystal enjoys golf, softball, bowling and her kids. Crystal’s favorite thing at the office is “when patients say they floss … and they actually do!”

Dental Assistant

Debbie received her Dental Assisting certificate from Indiana University. She began her career working in Indianapolis at the Indiana University Dental School before moving to NW Indiana. Debbie received her Extended Functions Certificate in 1991. Debbie joined McGue Dental on the first day the practice opened in June 1998. When Debbie is not assisting in the office she enjoys being with her children and grandchildren and can be found helping out around her church. Debbie’s favorite part of working in the dental field is “helping to creating beautiful smiles and seeing how happy patients are with their new smiles.”

Registered Dental Hygenist

Kelly is a Northwest Indiana native who began her dental career as a dental assistant is 1995. She received her Hygiene Certificate from Indiana University Northwest in 1999. Kelly has been a hygienist for 19 years; she began working at McGue Dental in July 2017. When Kelly is not cleaning teeth she loves being involved in her kids’ activities and spending time with her dogs. Kelly’s favorite thing about working in the dental field is when she makes patients feel comfortable with their dental treatment.

Registered Dental Hygenist
Dental Assistant

Karla received Dental Assisting Certificate in 2014 from Indiana University Northwest. In 2015 she received her Coronal Polishing and Fluoride Certificate from Indiana University Northwest. Karla joined the McGue Dental team in October 2016. When Karla is not working she enjoys being in nature, reading books, and traveling. Karla loves being a part of a team that is making a difference in people’s lives.