Our Dental Hygienists & Dental Assistant

Morgan Buch

Morgan graduated from SIUC in 2017, receiving her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was voted President of the Student American Dental Hygienists' Association. She is looking forward to building relationships with our patients and helping them achieve a healthy, long lasting smile!  

Hillary Bauer

Hillary graduated and received her certification in Dental assisting from Advanced Dental Careers. She has been with Advanced Dental Care since her graduation. With her fun loving spirit and great attitude, Hillary is a joy to have on our team!  

The Office Staff

Miranda Waller

Miranda is the head of our office team executive office manager and has been working in the dental industry for over 14 years. She is the team member trainer and business coordinator. Miranda strives to build professional communications between staff and patients. She is excited to help make your visit comfortable while your dental needs are met.   


Shelly Grace

Shelly recently joined our practice in August.  She has been in the dental field for over 15 years.  She graduated from Joliet Junior College with an Associate in Applied Science, Medical Administrative degree.  Shelly loves dealing with insurance and can handle any questions you may have concerning your dental benefits.  In her spare time Shelly and her fiance Tom like spending time outdoors fishing and visiting her family in Chicago.  

Heather DuBois

Heather has been working with our team to help keep communications more constant with our dental community; making confirmation calls and scheduling reservations. She has a strong customer service background, as well as experience in assisting those facing health difficulties. She spends her free time with her family, volunteering with an animal rescue and with several charities and lobbyist  groups to bring awareness, funding and better treatment  access to pediatric cancer patients. Heather resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband and daughter, who is a brain cancer survivor. 

Tristan Dunlap

 Tristan recently joined our practice and is the voice behind the phone. She is our new patient specialist and is ready to help the community improve their dental and holistic health. She anticipates to start her journey of massage therapy and holistic energy healing at the Healing Arts Center in St. Louis this Fall. In her free time, Tristan enjoys spending time with her dog and two cats, hiking, fishing, creating art pieces, and participating in eclectic hobbies.  

Alexis Graves

Alexis (Lexi) has recently joined our team, she will be managing the front desk and greeting all our patient. Lexi  has a background in customer service, as well as child care,. Not only is Lexi and artist ( Painting, drawing and sculptress) she is an avid dog enthusiast an enjoys interacting with new people . Lexi lives in Waterloo with her mother, younger brother and her dog Coco.