Our staff consists of well trained professionals who work together as a team. They will provide you and your family with the highest quality treatment possible, at a fair and reasonable fee.
Lori earned her dental hygiene degree from Illinois Central College in 1996. She and her husband Jamie have a son, Drew. She has worked with Dr. Meiss since 2002. In her spare time, Lori enjoys watching Drew play soccer, spending time with family and friends, and following the Atlanta Braves baseball team. She is hoping the Braves will eventually make it back to the World Series.
Katrina has been a hygienist since 2005 graduating from Illinois Central College. She started her dental career in 1987 as a dental assistant and worked in that capacity for 14 years. Hygiene has been a passion of hers since a close family member had cancer. She saw firsthand the importance of good dental hygiene during the time of the cancer treatment.
She continually looks for ways to bless others as others have blessed her when she needed extra help. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering by assisting teachers in the classroom, helping in her church, giving to the share closet, reading, art projects, and her favorite passion is cooking/baking. Ask her about her homemade cinnamon rolls. They are delicious!
Angie graduated from Illinois Central College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2002. She married her high school sweetheart, Justin, in 2003. They have two children, Jensen and Ayla. Angie knew in high school that she wanted to be a dental hygienist. She started her career in dentistry at this practice with Dr. Garber as an assistant in 1999. She said, “It (Meiss Family Dental) has always felt like home to me because of the wonderful patients and staff.” In her free time, Angie enjoys playing with her kids, or going for a run.
Linda earned her dental hygiene degree from Illinois Central College. She has gathered over 30 years experience working in Illinois, Ohio, Florida, and Georgia. She now lives in Washington, IL with her husband, Ted. Linda enjoys walking their dog Baily, swimming, and reading. Linda and Ted have two adult daughters.
Christine attended Illinois Central College and earned her dental assisting degree in 2000. She truly enjoys working in dentistry and getting to know her patients. Christine and her husband, Doug, have two sons and two Shih-tzu dogs. Her hobbies include woodworking, cross-stitching, gardening, spending time with her dogs, family, friends and the Chicago Cubs. Go Cubbies!!!
Niki was born and raised in Peoria. She has been a dental assistant for 17 years. Niki enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. She also enjoys watching Cubs and Bears games. She especially enjoyed watching the Cubs win the World Series. Go Cubs!!
Libby and her husband, Joel, have six children. Three of their children are biological and three are foster. She grew up in East Peoria and graduated from East Peoria High School. Libby also graduated from Illinois Central College with a Dental Assisting degree in 1983. She worked for Dr. Oliver E Garber as an assistant and receptionist for 19 years before Dr. Meiss bought the practice in 2002. On her days off, Libby helps her husband with their cattle and hay farm. She also enjoys reading, playing video games, going to movies and eating out.