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We are a full-service dental office located in Verona, Wisconsin.
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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:

Darren Practice Manager
Practice Manager

Melissa earned an accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin Platteville. She also spent 10 years providing in home child care before she decided it was time to get out and spend some time with adults! The dental field is a natural fit for Melissa as it provides her the opportunity to work closely with people, both patients and team members.

Melissa loves building relationships with each patient and getting to know them individually. She is a true people person and loves the opportunity to help others on a daily basis.

Melissa was born and raised in Mt Horeb where she and her husband have also raised their 3 sons. In a addition to her three sons, Melissa is also mom to a mini dog named Molly. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, cook, read and loves annual trips to Colorado.

Dental Hygienist

Jill graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical School in 2000, earning her Associates Degree in Applied Science for Dental Hygiene.

Jill enjoys helping patients improve and maintain their oral hygiene and is committed to making her patients feel at ease.

Outside of the office, Jill lives with her long-time partner, Jim. She also has a son, Trevor, who is attending college at UW-Parkside. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, gardening, golfing, traveling and cooking.

Jill Dental Hygienist
Megan Dental Hygienist
Dental Hygienist

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.

Dental Hygienist

Nancy has over 30 years experience in the dental field, with her Dental Hygiene Degree, BA in Healthcare Administration, MS in Health Literacy. She is a former instructor of Dental Hygiene at MATC. She currently teaches part-time at Marquette University Dental School. We are thrilled to have her expertise on our team!

Nancy entered the dental field many years ago to provide one-on-one patient care. She loves the patient interaction, watching long-term patients grow up, get married and have families.

When not working or teaching, Nancy enjoys gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Nancy Dental Hygienist
Emily Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant

Emily’s passion for the dental field was inspired by her grandfather who was a dentist in Fort Atkinson, WI for may years. She was even lucky enough to be able to be a dental assistant for her grandfather prior to his retirement!

Emily earned a Bachelor Degree in Human Development from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She has been in the dental field for over 5 years and love helping patients to feel good about their smile. She loves being a part of the Verona community and the team at Verona Family Dental.

Along with her fiance’, Michael, and puppy, Leo, Emily lives in McFarland. In her free time she loves to try new restaurants and to exercise.

Dental Assistant

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.

Tammy Dental Assistant
Kari Patient Care Coordinator
Patient Care Coordinator

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.

Patient Care Coordinator

 Bio Coming Soon!

Katie Treatment Care Coordinator