Meet Our Staff
It’s a pleasure to serve your dental needs with our highly qualified and experienced staff.
Kristi is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and started her dental career as a Dental Assistant in 2003. She has worked in both Prosthodontics and Endodontics before starting her office management position with Prosthodontics of Madison. Kristi loves having the privilege of helping our patients, our staff, and has been an amazing part of our team for years. Outside of work, Kristi enjoys the time with her daughters, friends, and family, both in the Madison area and Northern Wisconsin.
Senior Certified Lab Technician
Marcos has been a dental laboratory technician for over 25 years. He received his diploma from McCarrie Schools of Health Sciences and Technology in Philadelphia. After working in a private practice setting for eight years, he began to work at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he worked with Dr. Schaefer. After working in the dental school, Dr. Schaefer invited him to work at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. There he was trained to be an integral member of the Maxillofacial Prosthetic team. During that time, he became an expert at fabricating intra-oral and extra-oral prostheses for head and neck cancer patients. When Dr. Schaefer relocated to Madison, she invited Marcos to continue to be a member of her team at Prosthodontics of Madison. Marcos is a master at creating custom fabricated crowns and dentures for our patients. Through continuing education, he stays up-to-date on state-of-the-art techniques and materials. Marcos grew up in Puerto Rico but has embraced Wisconsin and has a great time learning about and exploring the Midwest.
Front Office Coordinator
Theresa is a Madison native and attended Madison Area Technical College’s dental assisting program. Theresa joined our practice in 1986 as a dental assistant and moved to the front office in 1989. As our main contact person for patient interactions, Theresa’s friendly smile and attention to patient care are familiar traits that our patients have experienced for nearly three decades. When spending time with her husband, she enjoys exercising, listening to music and attending the UW Badgers basketball games.
Front Office Coordinator
Nicole, also known as CoCo, is from the Northwoods of Wisconsin. She grew up in Rhinelander but her family is native to Madison’s east side. With over 15 years of experience in customer service and healthcare, patient care is her top priory. Nicole strives to ensure patients have a superior overall dental experience, whether it’s answering insurance questions or scheduling their next appointment. In her free time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her friends and family, exploring Wisconsin’s great outdoors, and cheering for all Wisconsin sports!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Mark has been a Registered Dental Hygienist practicing periodontic management since 1997. He has kept current on the latest dental technology relating to the practice of Dental Hygiene. Mark “loves working with all of the staff at Prosthodontics of Madison” and he really likes being a part of improving patients’ smiles. In his spare time, he enjoys collecting Hosta and showing his collection to friends and family. Remember you don’t have to floss all of your teeth; only the ones you want to keep!
Jessica graduated from Fox Valley Technical College and began her dental assisting career in 2011. She really enjoys the daily interaction with patients, educating them and spending time with them creating a comfortable patient experience. Jessica is more than a joy to have on our team and we love to hear her daily contagious laughter. During her free time, she likes spending time with friends and family. Jessica loves all outside recreational activities, along with the wonderful four Wisconsin seasons.
Kayla joined our team in 2016 and we are more than excited to have her as a valued part of our office. Kayla graduated from the Dental Assisting 101 program in Madison in 2010 and has been assisting ever since. Before working in prosthodontics, her dental experience included: general dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, and working at the Meriter Hospital Dental Clinic. She enjoys meeting new patients and “working with the best team ever”. Kayla takes pride in working for an office with amazing team work. When not assisting, Kayla enjoys the outdoors with friends and family and time with her son, David.