Meet the Dental Team – Wauwatosa, WI
Meet the People Who Help You Smile
Behind our team members’ friendly faces lies decades of combined experience in taking care of smiles. In addition to ensuring your appointments start on time and are organized as they should be, they’ll help you feel right at home from the moment you speak to one of them on the phone. We can’t wait to meet you, but if you want to start getting familiar with our team members, we encourage you to read a little about them below.
Cindy, Office Manager
Cindy has been working in the dental field for over 25 years now, with most of that time spent right here at our dental office! She’s made so many friends over the years who started out as patients, and seeing them come in year after year along with the next generation is amazing. She also loves seeing our cosmetic transformations and how they truly change lives.
Cindy is from right here in Wauwatosa and has been married for over 23 years. In her free time, she is a brand partner with Young Living Essential Oils and is always happy to show people how easy it is to ditch harmful chemicals and switch to a cleaner way. She also enjoys spending quality time with her son, who keeps her young, and giving gifts for no reason.
Kari, Office Manager
As Dr. Rosen’s wife and Dr. Zak’s proud mom, Kari has seen firsthand just how quickly dentistry changes over the decades. Thankfully, their team is always excited to grow with the changes and constantly learn new techniques that help improve the quality of patient care! For 40+ years, she has done an amazing job of keeping our daily operations running smoothly.
In addition to Dr. Zak, Kari also has a daughter who chose to become a healthcare lawyer and an incredible son who sadly passed away at 25 due to a childhood cancer. She is also blessed with an incredible daughter-in-law, son-in-law, and the sweetest grandchildren in the world. The last member of her family is her beautiful Golden Doodle Barkley. As for hobbies, she spends her free time being a fitness junkie with spinning, riding her Peloton, and participating in lululemon mirror classes. She’s also taken barre classes for over a decade and regularly runs races!
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Amanda, Dental Assistant
Amanda’s dental career spans nearly 20 years so far, and she truly loves both her patients and the talented doctors she works for. She has undergone advanced training in chairside teeth whitening and dental implant placement. Her detail-oriented, empathetic nature makes her a great fit for the dental office.
Amanda is from Oak Creek. She and her husband Andrew have two children named Bella and Lincoln. Outside of working hours, she loves coordinating weddings and putting together elaborate candy tables, with all of the treats made by hand!
Jenny, Dental Assistant
Jenny was born in Iron Mountain, MI but currently lives in Mukwonago. She has been a member of our dental team for five years and counting. As one of our assistants, she loves being able to help each patient feel better and smile brighter!
Jenny is the single mother of two beautiful children named Ryan and Emma. Outside of work, her favorite hobbies include ice fishing, camping, crocheting, cooking, and (of course) spending quality time with her BIG extended family of 60+ people.
Sara, Dental Assistant
Sara’s dental career spans well over 15 years so far. Originally from Hales Corners, she attended the dental assisting program at Milwaukee Area Technical College. She also has extensive training in teeth whitening and in-office dental lab work like making retainers, nightguards, mouthguards, and more. What she enjoys most about her position today is getting to work in an environment where everyone is treated just like family!
Away from work, Sara is an only child and the single mother of a young son, but she has a lot of wonderful people around her who make her life full. Her biggest hobbies include upcycling antiques, decorating her home, and making pottery.
Liz, Dental Assistant
With 15+ years of experience in the medical field under her belt, Liz joined our team in 2022. Currently, her favorite part of her job is learning something new each day. However, interacting with patients is a close second!
Liz is originally from Milwaukee! In addition to having a spouse and two children (Nolan and Lillyana), she has a bonus daughter, Lexi. She loves spending time with family, tubing and skiing on the lake in the summer, and cooking. Here’s something you might not know about her: she took jazz dance classes in middle school.
Dorian, Registered Dental Hygienist
Dorian’s career in the dental field spans 25+ years so far. A Big Bend native, she truly loves working with such wonderful patients each day! Seeing them change and grow tremendously over the years has made her career better than anything she could ever imagine. With them, she has shared some of her deepest belly laughs and shed some of her saddest tears.
In her personal life, Dorian has two sons who love basketball, biking, swimming, and (of course) video games. They are also avid Honor Flight/Veteran supporters and great travelers. As for her own personal hobbies, she’s obsessed with basketball! She attends sporting events of all ages, from watching her boys play to college/pro teams. She also likes hanging out with friends, attending Honor Flights, traveling, working out, trying new foods, and drinking wine. She loves music/concerts and currently can’t get enough of Schitt’s Creek.
Jeanie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jeanie is from Franklin and first got her start in the dental field well over 15 years ago. Today, she feels proud to help her patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles while also establishing meaningful relationships with them over time!
At home, Jeanie has two amazing kids named Anabella and Leo. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with loved ones, doing yoga, gardening, interior decorating, dining out, attending festivals/sporting events, traveling, and doing outdoor activities like biking, swimming, and boating. She also speaks three languages.