Meet Our Team

When you walk into our office, right way you’ll feel that our practice is built on long-term relationships. We truly love and appreciate the friendships we develop with our patients as they become part of the Taylor Dental family. As many dental offices are morphing into large dental centers and clinics, we maintain the “at home” and personal atmosphere we believe is vital for patients to make pressure-free and informed decisions that will help them achieve optimal health and aesthetics.


Michelle Ross – Front Office/Schedule Coordinator

Michelle is one of our front office team members and is most likely the first friendly face you will see when you visit us. She has devoted many years to the dental field, including over 19 years at our office. She excels in communication and has an intuitive response to people that enriches her relationships with patients, family, and friends. Michelle enhances the practice with her genuine loyalty, her amazing ability to key in on the details, and her enthusiasm for excellence.

Personal Life
When not busy working, Michelle enjoys spending time with family, reading, and traveling with her husband.


 


Mandy Hadfield – Dental Assistant

Mandy is one of our exceptional dental assistants with over nine years of chair-side experience. She has furthered her education through the Dental Assisting National Board for radiation health and safety. Mandy truly enjoys assisting with all of our patient care. She is very passionate about her work and the satisfaction of every person that enters our office. Her outgoing, bubbly personality is sure to make your visit more comfortable and easygoing.

Personal Life
Mandy moved to Billings with her two children in 2015. Her son and daughter keep her schedule very busy outside of the office. She enjoys spending time with them and supporting them in sports and school activities. They love going on new adventures together during the summer months.


 


Debbi Werholz – Financial Coordinator

Debbi has been an integral part of our team for over 33 years. She has functioned as a dental assistant, appointment scheduler, and new patient coordinator. Her favorite part of the career is her genuine love for the patients and the relationships she has built with them throughout the years of caring for their health. Her devotion to Dr. Taylor and the patients is evident in her longevity of employment.

Personal Life
Debbi is equally dedicated to her family. She and her husband Randy have been together for 48 years. Debbi and Randy have 2 wonderful children and 3 incredible grandsons, ages 25, 17, 15, that they love spending time with. The couple shares the love of family, gardening, and camping.

With her family in mind, she has decided to semi-retire. She will continue to be part of our team one day per week. She plans to fill her time away with watercolor painting, furniture painting, garden club, her pond, and the grand animals.


 


Lexie Mawyer RDH – Dental Hygienist

Lexie graduated from the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene program in 2013 at the top of her class. She received a Bachelor in Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Wyoming. Lexie is certified to deliver local anesthetics and wishes to make every nonsurgical therapy treatment as pain-free as possible. She has been described as having a gentle touch but is very thorough. She finds continual learning to be helpful to better herself as a hygienist. She is open-minded and modest when it comes to learning new aspects of Dentistry.

In the dental practice, Lexie finds it most rewarding to build personal relationships with her patients and has a way of making them feel like family. She values working as a team to help educate patients to their optimum health. She is passionate about explaining to her patients their oral health condition and does so in a way that is easy to understand. She takes the time to take intra oral photos to show patients their own mouths so that they can see for themselves and fully understand their current dental condition.

Personal Life
As family is one of the most important aspects of Lexie’s life, it is natural for her to care so easily for her patients. Lexie and her husband Bryant enjoy spending time outdoors fishing, camping, and hiking. She has a love for photography and traveling.


 


Kelley Oakes RDH- Dental Hygienist

Kelley joined our team as a part-time hygienist in September of 2015 after she and her family moved back to Billings from Kalispell, MT. Kelley attended dental assisting and dental hygiene school at NWCC in Sheridan, WY. She worked as a dental assistant for a periodontist and endodontist for 3 years before going back to complete her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and has worked as a hygienist for over 10 years now. Kelley’s passion is in healthcare. She enjoys the interaction with her patients and feels it is very important to educate them about their oral health, which also has an impact on their overall health.

Kelley is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Assocation, as well as the Montana Dental Hygiene Association. She also stays involved by volunteering for the Sealant/School Screening Program.

Personal Life
Kelley was born and raised in Billings, MT where she met and married her husband of over 10 years. They have three amazing children who keep them busy on a daily basis. In the summer they enjoy camping and hiking in the outdoors, and during the winter you can find them on the mountains skiing.


 

Terra Schilling
Terra Schilling – Dental Assistant

Terra is a native to Billings, MT. She has been a dental assistant for over 3 years and is recently new to our team! When she is not working she loves spending time with her boyfriend and hanging out with friends. In the summer you find her at Yellowtail Dam boating with family. This is her happy place! She enjoys a good cocktail and loves food.

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