Meet Our Dental Assistant: Ellie Wheeler


Dental Assistant Recognition Week is almost over, but we still have time to recognize our assistant, Ellie Wheeler! Ellie has been with our practice for a very long time and patients look forward to her care. We appreciate everything Ellie does for our team and we’d like to give you a chance to get to know her better. Read her interview below to find out how long she has been with the practice and what her superhero power of choice is!


What’s your favorite part of your job?

Talking with the patients.


What has been your most memorable moment as a dental assistant?

When I am able to help someone improve on their smile.


What made you want to become a dental assistant?

A friend of the family was a dentist and the job peeked my interest.


In one sentence, convince us why we should brush and floss every day.

It will help you prevent gum disease.


What is one thing your patients would be surprised to know about you?

That I have been at this office with Dr. Sparks for over 30 years!


Keeping your patient’s smiles healthy is the main focus of your job but what is one of your favorite guilty-pleasure-cavity-inducing snacks?

I love Peanut M&M’s.


If you could have one superhero power, what would it be and why?

The power to transport, this way I can go wherever I want, whenever I want like Hawaii!

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