Our Awesome Team at Chesterton
Angie Chalifoux, Office Manager
Angie has spent the majority of her dental career at our office, and she says the best thing about working here is developing excellent relationships and making our patients happy! She has traveled around the country completing continuing education for communication, leadership, patient care, cosmetic treatments, personal growth and customer service. Angie is married with one son and in her free time, she enjoys golfing, working out, and traveling.
Meghan Beckley, Chesterton Office Manager
With nearly a decade of dental experience, Meghan joined our Chesterton office in 2013, and she loves working as a member of a great team. Her passion is helping patients feel comfortable and smile confidently. Meghan completed dental health vocational school and holds licensing in radiology (x-rays). She really wears many hats in the office! Chesterton is Meghan’s home town, and she loves having the opportunity to live close to her family, especially her sister, Sarah, and nephew, Caden. When she’s not hard at work helping patients smile, Meghan enjoys kickboxing, running, going to the beach, getting pampered, and organizing everything (though she does some of that around the office too). Meghan also loves to visit local wineries, listen to rap music, and is a self-proclaimed Dottie Couture online shopping junkie.
Becki Stablein, Dental Assistant
Becki has been with our team for more than a decade. She loves working with patients to better understand their oral health care needs and learn to look forward to their dental office visits. Becki studied at the Common Wealth Business College, and she holds radiology licensing and Invisalign certification. She’s originally from Whiting, and calls herself a devoted pit bull mom. Becki loves spoiling her pit bull, doing yoga, cooking, and pickling. She’s also a self-described true crime and criminal profiling addict!
Lacey Whitler, Dental Assistant
With more than a decade of dental experience, Lacey is an integral member of our dedicated team. She loves working with patients to help them feel more confident in their smiles and overcome dental fear and anxiety. She completed her dental training through the Dental Assistant Training School (DATS), and Lacey also holds Zoom! certification and licensing in radiology (x-rays). Originally from Kouts, Lacey married her high school sweet heart, Danny, more than twenty years ago, and they are the proud parents of one daughter, Shelby. They enjoy going to Shelby’s cheer competitions as a family. Lacey also enjoys staying fit, boating, going shopping, and spending time with friends and family.
Amanda Higgins, Dental Hygienist
For nearly a decade, Amanda has been offering patients a friendly smile and help getting the smiles of their dreams. She loves meeting new patients and helping them achieve all of their oral health and hygiene goals. Amanda studied at Purdue University, and she graduated first in her 2008 dental hygiene class at Indiana University Northwest. She also holds local anesthetic certification. A native of Valparaiso, Amanda and her husband, John, are the proud parents of two sons, Logan and Landon. She spends her free time working out, running, reading, shopping, and visiting with friends and family. Ask Amanda about how she was voted prom queen!
Brandy Redden, Dental Hygienist
With nearly two decades serving our patients, Brandy is one of our most beloved team members, and she still cherishes having the opportunity to meet new people every day. Brandy studied dental hygiene at Indiana University Northwest. She is originally from Chesterton, and Brandy enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, step daughter, and two Yorkies. She also likes working out, visiting tropical places, shopping, and organizing.
Sasha Bernstein, Dental Hygienist
Sasha has been with our team since 2014, and she loves having the opportunity to work with patients to achieve their healthiest smiles and keep them for life. She earned her dental hygiene degree from Indiana University Northwest, and she puts her skills to work helping every patient find new reasons to smile. A native of Buffalo, IN, Sasha is happily married. She and her husband have two daughters, Ella and Molly, and they are expecting their third child in June of 2018. Outside the office, Sasha and her family live on a hobby farm with chickens and horses. She loves gardening, visiting the beach, and camping. She used to be a competitive figure fitness model for natural body building, and Sasha is still dedicated to staying fit!
Lauren Keilman, Appointment Coordinator
Lauren is brand new to our office in 2017, but with more than a decade of dentistry experience, she is already helping our patients conquer their dental fears and learn to love visiting our dental office. She earned her expanded functions dental assisting (EFDS) certification in 2005 from Indiana University Northwest. Originally from Hammond, Lauren enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their two dogs, Piper and Penny. They like camping, watching and rooting for Chicago sports teams, and going to games.