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Michele Lay

Dental Hygienist

What initially drew you to dentistry?

I was a senior in high school trying to figure out what I wanted to do. I decided initially on dental assisting, mainly because I spent a lot of time in the dental chair. After completing dental assisting, I decided to go onto dental hygiene.

Why do you practice in this area?

My husband and I wanted jobs in our hometowns and then this job came up and I ended up moving here.

What is your favorite aspect of dentistry?

The patients! Love getting to know them and their families.

What does your job entail?

Taking x-rays, cleaning teeth, evaluating for periodontal disease.

What is your favorite part of your job?

The patients!

Why do you love working with your doctors and the rest of your team?

We are a team! We genuinely like each other. Everyone helps each other out.

How long have you worked at Dynamic Dental?

I’ve been here since the end of April 1990–going on my 29th year.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Spending time with family, watch Cardinals baseball, go to flea markets.

What is your favorite dental joke?

What does the hygienist of the year get? A little plaque! 🙂