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Missy Vohlken

Lab Technician

What initially drew you to dentistry?

I was going through a divorce and my mom’s friend suggested Dental Assisting. She knew the teacher and I started the next week, I’ve loved it ever since!

Did anything about your school experience stand out?

My teacher, Nancy Nolman. Doing everyone’s models so they could pass!

Why do you practice in this area?

I live in the area.

What is your favorite aspect of dentistry?

Our patients

What does your job entail?

I am a lab technician. My job consists of making retainers, temp partials, pouring and trimming models, wax bites, custom trays, mouth guards, splints, repairing dentures and partials.

What is your favorite part of your job?

I do something new everyday. Love helping our patients feel comfortable and well cared for.

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

We have a wonderful, caring and loving team. We take great pride in taking care of our patients.

How long have you worked at Dynamic Dental?

29 years

What do you like to do in your free time?

Enjoying coaching cheerleading and softball, taking action shots at games, spending time with family and friends and my animals

Do you have any pets?

3 dogs and an indoor mini pig

What is your favorite dental joke?

The dentist said I need a crown. I said “I know right.”