WELCOME DR. KELSEY!

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Dr. Tracy Kelsey

Associate Dentist

Dr. Tracy Kelsey was raised in Elkhart, Indiana and graduated from Elkhart Memorial High School.  She received her B.S. degree in Neuroscience along with minors in Biology and Psychology from Indiana University Bloomington.  After graduation, she attended the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine.  After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Kelsey decided she would like to further hone her skills in general dentistry with a focus on preventative and cosmetic care by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in Boston.  Dr. Kelsey is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and the North Central Dental Association and is also a certified Invisalign Provider.

 

Dr. Kelsey's favorite part of dentistry is getting to know her patients on a more personal level, but, not far behind, is seeing the proud smile of a patient after completion of a smile makeover.  She strongly believes in the value of continuing education and keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry.

 

When not working with patients, Dr. Kelsey loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, pilates, spending time outdoors and cooking.


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Lauren

Office Manager

Lauren has worked as a dental assistant for 12 years before stepping into management in 2018. Her long time clinical background has made her an efficient liaison to the office by balancing the clinical needs with the front desk responsibilities. Lauren loves personal patient interaction and supporting the team of Zent Family Dentistry in any way possible. In her spare time you can find Lauren with her husband Gavin and 9 year old son, either mountain biking or skiing.   Lauren and her family are also avid Notre Dame fans, and you can always find them on campus during the football season. 


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Becky

Front Desk Coordinator


Becky was born and raised in South Bend, and has enjoyed working in the dental profession since 1977. She is dedicated to helping patients with treatment planning, scheduling, and getting the most out of their insurance benefits. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Lisa

Front Desk Coordinator

Lisa was born and raised in Mishawaka and has been working in the dental field since 2000. She enjoys being in the front office and working closely with our patients to make their dental experience a happy and positive one from check in to check out. Lisa is a BOYMOM to two grown sons and is a BOYMIMI to two precious baby boys. When Lisa isn't at the office, she loves her down time, playing games with her extended family, cooking, traveling and all types of music.

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Stacie

Front Desk Coordinator

Stacie was born and raised in Chicago, IL.  She recently moved to Plymouth, IN.  She has been working in dentistry for the past 13 years.  Stacie strives to make the patient experience as comfortable as possible.  In her free time, Stacie enjoys the outdoors, fishing, and spending time with her family.


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Willy

Hygiene Schedule Representative


Willie is the the dental hygiene appointment coordinator. This position allows her to be one of the first to meet, greet, and be sympathetic to the patient's needs. She strives to be professional, courteous, and caring, and considers it a privilege to help patients.

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Jaci

Dental Hygienist


Jaci is passionate about being a dental hygienist. She is a graduate of IUSB with a degree in Dental Hygiene, as well as a Bachelor Degree of General Studies. As an adjunct faculty member in the IUSB Dental Hygiene Program for 10 years, Jaci developed a strong interest in learning and teaching, and is very interested in the link between oral health and total body health. Most of all, Jaci enjoys and values the relationships that she has with patients of all ages. Jaci is inspired by them to provide the highest level of care possible. It is a pleasure to work with such a professional, skilled, and caring staff in our new state of the art dental facility.

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Audrey

Dental Hygienist


Audrey graduated from IUSB and is a licensed dental hygienist. She has worked at the Colfax office since graduating in 2005. A few things she enjoys about her profession are helping people obtain optimal oral hygiene, sharing patient education information and building friendly and lasting relationships with her patients. Audrey loves spending time with her husband, two young children and dog. She spends most of her time at her kids sporting events, working out, cooking, traveling and socializing with family and friends.

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Lynn

Dental Hygienist


Lynn is an IUSB graduate. She has worked in the local dental community full-time for ten years now. Keeping the patient's needs in mind during their appointment, Lynn is most concerned for her patient's comfort. It is important to Lynn to share her dental knowledge for her patients to have confidence in their own home care routine. When she is not working, Lynn spends time reading, running and doing Pinterest projects. Lynn enjoys spending time with her family most. Lynn was exicted to join our team in 2015 due to the wonderful family friendly environment. 

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Jaime

Dental Hygienist


Jaime is a 2007 graduate from the IUSB dental hygiene program and has been practicing in our area for over 10 years. She enjoys developing relationships and working one on one with patients. Jaime feels education plays a key role in disease prevention and loves providing the knowledge her patients need to improve their oral health on a daily basis. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as cooking and making sweet treats.

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Tracy

Dental Hygienist

Tracy is a graduate of Ferris State University, and has been practicing dental hygiene in the area for over 18 years.  Tracy believes in treating each patient like family, making them feel comfortable and giving the best care possible.  Her favorite part of her job is getting to know so many amazing people and building relationships with her patients.

Tracy feels privileged be a a part of the Zent Family Dentistry team because everyone in our office is sincerely devoted to our patients and giving them the very best treatment in every aspect of their visit.  When Tracy is not at the office, you can find her enjoying time with her  husband and 2 children at their sporting events, volunteering at school, exercising, traveling and serving at her church.


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Anna

Dental Hygienist

Anna has been a hygienist for 5 years. She recently moved from Illinois and is excited to see all South Bend has to offer. Anna loves the family atmosphere at Zent Family Dentistry and enjoys providing dental education and encouragement to her patients. Outside the office she likes to spend time with her fiancé, family, and friends.


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Martha

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant


Martha was born in Louisiana and raised in Arkansas, but she has been living in South Bend for 11 years.  She received her training at the Michiana Dental Assisting School.  Martha is a fun-loving, outgoing person who loves developing relationships with patients and helping to make their appointment enjoyable and comfortable.  As an expanded duty dental assistant, Martha also takes pride in restoring patients’ teeth so that they can have a smile that they can show off to friends.  Martha has been married for 11 years and has 2 children.  They also have a rescue pup named Bennie.  In her spare time, Martha loves to hang out with family and friends, and spend time outdoors.

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Valerie

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Valerie received her training in dental assisting from IUSB in 2005 and graduated with her Bachelor's in General Studies in 2014. She has worked at this location for over ten years and also has a history teaching Dental Assisting at Ivy Tech. Valerie enjoys making patients feel comfortable with dentistry and improving people's confidence in their appearance. In her free time, Valerie loves exercising, being creative and spending time with her friends, family and two dogs.

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Saleena

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Saleena was born and raised in the Niles, MI and now lives in South Bend. She is a graduate of  Lake Michigan College with a degree in Dental Assisting. Saleena enjoys growing, learning and expanding her abilities in the dental profession.She loves spending time with her family,friends and two dogs. In her spare time, She enjoys reading and crocheting. Saleena is very excited to be apart of our dental team. 

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Serena

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Serena was born and raised in Oregon and now lives in the South Bend area. She is a graduate of Ivy Tech College with a degree as an Expanded Functions Dental assistant.  Serena enjoys learning more about patients and strives to help them achieve their best smile. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and photography. Serena is so excited to meet you and learn more about dentistry.


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Sydney

Dental Assistant

Sydney was born and raised in Mishawaka, and she attended Mishawaka High School.  She obtained her dental assisting training through the Elkhart Career Center during her senior year of high school.  Sydney is continuing to train her at Zent Family Dentistry and is expanding her skill set weekly!  Sydney's favorite part about assisting is getting to meet and connect with new people, and helping patients feel confident with their smile.  In her free time, Sydney enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outside, and listening to good music.  She is so excited to be a part of ZFD and to keep learning new things every day!