8217 Wicker Avenue, St. John, IN 46373
2262 Morthland Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Meet the Team

  • Jessi – Receptionist

    Jessi – Receptionist
    Jessi has worked in the dental field more than four years, both as a dental assistant and now as Creating Smiles’ receptionist. Jessi assists patients in planning cleanings and procedures and also greets patients when they arrive for their appointments.
  • Mary Beth – Financial Coordinator

    Mary Beth – Financial Coordinator
    Mary Beth helps working families and individuals coordinate the cost of their treatment. She has worked in the dental administrative and insurance fields for more than 35 years and began working with Dr. Kapers in 1997.
  • Erica – Dental Assistant

    Erica – Dental Assistant
    Erica is a certified dental assistant with Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary training. Erica is one of the newest members to Dr. Kapers’ professional team and enjoys working with patients to help them achieve the smile they have always wanted.
  • Danielle – Dental Assistant

    Danielle – Dental Assistant
    Danielle has been a dental assistant for more than seven years and has worked at Creating Smiles for two years. She is certified in Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. She assists Dr. Kapers during procedures such as placing fillings and dental implants. Danielle takes a special interest in helping patients overcome their fear of the dental chair.
  • Skye – Dental Assistant

    Skye – Dental Assistant
    Skye has worked with Dr. Kapers since she graduated from the Indiana University dental assisting program in 1994. She is certified in Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary.
  • Lesley – Dental Assistant

    Lesley – Dental Assistant
    Lesley has been working with Dr. Kapers at Creating Smiles since 1994. She started as a dental assistant in 1991 and is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. Lesley is a proud mom who enjoys teaching children about the importance of good oral hygiene.
  • Maria – Dental Hygienist

    Maria – Dental Hygienist
    Maria is a graduate of the Indiana University Northwest Dental Hygiene School. She has been working at Creating Smiles since 2012. Maria is known for her gentle technique and ability to educate patients about their oral health. Maria is responsible for seeing patients for their regular cleanings and exams.
  • Melissa – Marketing Manager

    Melissa – Marketing Manager