Meet The Team

Margie – Office Manager

Margie – Office Manager

Margie has worked in the dental office since 1987, both as a chairside assistant and at the front desk as office manager. She has been around long enough to remember the "old days" and has seen the amazing changes in dentistry. She has particularly enjoyed getting to know our patients and their families and watching the children turn into adults with families of their own. Margie has lived her whole life in central Illinois. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband. Together they have four grown children, Nick, Gabe, Sarah, and Matt, a spoiled yellow lab named Maui, and two cats Dex and Izzy.


Myat - Dental Assistant

Myat enjoys being a chairside assistant. She worked as an assistant for Dr. Larison several years ago but moved to a different state. Now, that she is living in Illinois again, she is back!! Her all-time favorite sport is badminton, but she has grown to love tennis. Myat loves to spend time with her husband, friends, and her toddler nephew. She also enjoys playing board games with her favorite being Avalon.


Kami - Dental Assistant

Kami has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. She joined Dr. Larison's office in 2019. Her favorite part about assisting is interacting with and getting to know the patients. Kami resides in Taylorville with her husband, Jeff, and their two boys, Evan and Owen. Outside the office, she enjoys watching their boys run cross country and track, spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors.


Kim - Dental Assistant

Kim has been a dental assistant since 1996 and still loves it. She began working with Dr, Larison in August of 2011. Her dental assisting career began in Southeast Iowa, where she was born and raised (Go, Hawkeyes!). She moved to the Springfield area in 1998. Kim and her husband, Ed, have two children, Ashley and Nick, and a labrador retriever named Casey. She enjoys attending her children's sporting events, the summer, and being outside.


Abby - Dental Hygienist

Abby joined Dr. Larison’s practice in June of 2018. She is a native of Rochester, IL, and currently resides there with her three pet rabbits (Shelly, Frosty, and Porkchop), 2 chi-pug mix pups (Roy and Ruby), and her husband, Derek. Abby is a graduate of the dental hygiene program at Illinois Central College in Peoria, IL as well as a graduate of The University of Illinois at Springfield with a bachelor’s in Psychology. In her free time, Abby is a wedding and lifestyle photographer in central Illinois. Her favorite part about being a dental hygienist is seeing the before and after transformation following dental cleanings
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