Everyone at Verona Family Dental is committed to providing you with caring and professional service throughout every step of your care.
From your first contact with our office, you will notice that Verona Family Dental is not your typical dental office. We've worked hard to build an exceptional team of dedicated, caring and experienced professionals committed to the dental health of you and your family.
Meet our dedicated team:
Megan started her dentistry career in 2002 as a dental assistant. Realizing her passion for dentistry and patient care, she went back to school and attended Madison College, earning an Associated Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013.
Megan is committed to knowing her patients and their specific needs while offering them a calm and "judge-free" experience.
Originally from Baraboo, Megan now lives in Monona, WI with her dog, Henry. She enjoys reading, kayaking and exploring all of what Madison has to offer.
Ellie grew up in Middleton, WI and recently moved back to the area with her husband after getting married in the summer of 2019. Her dad is a dentist, and she grew up enjoying her trips to his office. She always enjoyed the "artistry" of dentistry and the sciences in school and, with her love for working with people, found the perfect career in Dental Hygiene! She attended MATC for her Hygiene degree graduating in 2018 and joined Verona Family Dental in 2020. One of her favorite things about being a hygienist is creating relationships with her patients! And she loves working as a team with the great group of women at VFD.
In her free time, Ellie and her husband love to spend time outside doing things like hiking and camping. She also likes visiting breweries with friends. Ellie is very close with her family, and her parents and brother also live in the Madison area.
Monica grew up in Madison and her parents and brother still live in the area. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 2014, after graduating from MATC-Madison. Continuing education is very important to her, and she really enjoys the life-long learning element of Dental Hygiene. Monica loves being an instrumental part of helping someone transform their mouth into a smile of which they can be proud. She also loves getting her own teeth cleaned and wants to give her patients the same great experience that she appreciates!
Monica's husband is from Melbourne, Australia and since they met in 2016, they have traveled the world together and even started their own online coaching business! They plan to continue incorporating their love of travel into their lives already busy and fulling lives.
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Katie started as a Patient Care Coordinaor with Verona Family Dental and enjoyed it so much that she wanted to learn even more about dentistry! Katie is now a
full time assistant to Dr. Patton and provides support to the front office team as well.
Katie enjoys making sure every patient receives the highest quality of care while
providing them with a comfortable and enjoyable visit.
Katie and her husband, Bryan moved from Port Washington, Wisconsin to Verona in December of 2013 with their 3 children, Anna, Nathan and Mia. They enjoy traveling, hiking, dining out, movies, music and spending time with their dog, Wookie.
Kari has been employed in dentistry since 1979, working as a dental hygienist for over 35 years. In her new role as Patient Care Coordinator, Kari is thoroughly enjoying learning all there is to know to help a dental office run smoothly.
Always happy to step in and lend a hand, Kari still enjoys taking x-rays on a busy day or filling in for hygiene staff when needed.
Kari and her husband, Tom, have lived in Verona since 1986. They have raised three daughters, who now live outside of Wisconsin. In her free time, Kari enjoys taking yoga classes, reading, following Badger basketball, weekend visits with her girls and taking walks with her dog, Cassidy.
Christina’s love for people is evident by her warm, friendly smile that greets patients when they come to the office! After caring for children in her home for 20 years, Christina decided to begin a new career. She earned her Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration in 2018 and decided to join the dental dental field soon after.
Christina enjoys getting to know each one of the patients and loves how dentistry can help a person shine through their smile! Making people feel important and cared for is her number one priority!
Christina and her husband, Bill, are parents to Cody and Madison. She says her husband and kids are the center of her world and in their free time together they enjoy cooking, being outdoors and travelling together.