Dr. Bill Stofer
After earning his bachelor’s of science degree in chemistry, with minors in Spanish and art, at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, William Stofer attended Indiana University and received his DDS degree. In college, Dr. Stofer played football for four years, was awarded the American Chemical Society Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry, and he studied photography and architecture. He was recognized for clinical achievement in dental school at IU, as well. Since then, he has become a lifelong learner, studying at PAC-live and the Misch Institute. He has certification to administer Invisalign and advanced training in implant placement, oral conscious sedation, and CEREC one-visit restorations, and many other dental procedures.
Dr. Stofer, a vested member of the professional dental community, holds membership in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Kosciusko County Dental Society, Indiana Dental Association, and Chicago Dental Society. He writes a dental column for The Warsaw Times Union called "Ask Dr. Bill." Dr. Stofer is a member of the Rotary Club and past president of Kosciusko County Shrine Club. He offers free mouthguards to patients who play high school or college sports, and he also participates in Give Kids a Smile Day. Dr. Stofer and his wife, Jenny, are the proud parents of two boys, Harrison and Jacob. Away from work and studies, Dr. Stofer enjoys any sport "in, on, or under the water!" He also takes to the sky on occasion, as he has his pilot's license.
Dr. Jason Hemphill
Dr. Hemphill is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and received his D.D.S. degree with highest distinction. He was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and awarded the OKU Outstanding Senior Award. He also received the Alpha Omega Scholarship Award for having the highest academic achievement in his graduating class. He was an active member of the Christian Dental Association all four years of dental school.
Before dental school, Dr. Hemphill graduated high
school in Alaska. He moved to Fort Wayne to study Chemistry at IPFW and play volleyball for the Mastodons. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with Distinction and was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award in Chemistry. He was also inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the Chi Alpha Sigma Student-Athlete Honor Society. On the athletic side, he was a member of the IPFW volleyball team that made two trips to the National Collegiate Men's Volleyball Championships which included a national championship match in 2007. Dr. Hemphill attended dental school alongside his wife, Dr. Claire Hemphill who also played volleyball for IPFW. Aside from volleyball, he enjoys basketball, tennis, fishing, traveling and dental missions. Dr. Hemphill is excited to serve the people of Warsaw and become a part of this great community. He and his wife are parents to a little boy, Aaron Isaiah and are expecting another little bundle of joy late summer.
Meet the Front Office Team
Jaime, Office Manager
With a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University, Jaime is well suited to manage our office. Meeting new patients, helping people achieve optimal oral health, and offering quality care are her goals. Jaime and her husband, Chadd have a daughter, Izabelle and a son, Miles. They enjoy spending time with friends and visiting the family farm.
Tammi, Insurance Coordinator
Tammi graduated from Kokomo High school and attended classes at IPFW & Grace College. She is new to the dental industry, but has quickly become the dental insurance expert for the practice. She loves being able to help patients with their dental needs. Tammi and her husband Scott have been married for 23 years and have two beautiful children, Lauren who is in college & Jaceb who is in high school. She is a proud member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. When she is not working, Tammi enjoys spending time with her family, whether it be watching her kids play sports, being on the lake, at the swimming pool or on vacation!
Jessica, Bilingual Patient Care Coordinator
Jessica earned her Associates Degree in Business Administration in 2012 and joined our team to begin her career in dentistry. She brings with her a love for helping people, as she has worked several years in the customer service industry. Jessica also has the unique ability to serve our Spanish-speaking patients as she is fluent in Spanish. When she is not at work she attends Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church with husband Dan, son Tanner, and daughter, Taylor. She also enjoys spending time with her family playing games, going on walks with Rocky their Golden Retriever, running and playing soccer.
Kath, Patient Care Coordinator
Along with 20 years of dental experience, Kath brings her warm smile to our front office team as she is the first person to welcome you to the practice. She has attended Indiana Business College focusing on finance. She has also attended clinical seminars on smile design, implant care, periodontal disease and much more. “Interacting with people, helping to make dental care less scary, and working with a team that is positive,” Kath states, is what she loves about working at Dental Solutions. Outside the office, Kath enjoys traveling abroad and boating with her husband, Kim. She also enjoys visiting her daughter, Kendra and grandson, Cole in Fishers.
Abby, Dental Hygienist
Abby holds an associate's degree in dental hygiene and enjoys working in a "preventative" office. She focuses on building lasting relationships with her patients and helping them improve, then maintain, optimal oral health. With her husband Josh and their three children Mady, Ally and Chase she attends Sacred Heart Church and enjoys lake activities, amusement parks, vacations, and shopping.
Becca, Dental Hygienist
After graduating with her associate's degree in dental hygiene in 2005, Becca came on board with our team. Staying current with treatment and technology and creating a relaxed, welcoming environment make her job interesting. She enjoys making a difference in patients' lives and building relationships with new and current patients. Becca and her husband Jason have been married for 12 years and have a son, Hudson and a daughter, Harper. Outside of work she enjoys running, biking, and spending time outdoors together as a family.
Jen, Dental Hygienist
Jen earned her associate's degree in dental hygiene from Indiana University at South Bend. She has undergone training with JP Consulting in the area of periodontal disease; with Hornbrook Group in the area of digital photography for cosmetic dentistry; and many other continuing education institutions in her areas of study. She grew up in Plymouth, where she now lives with her husband Cory and two sons Landon and Luke. Jen enjoys our professional, family-oriented team and getting to know each of her patients on a personal level. Her evenings and weekends are spent watching the Colts, visiting with family and spending time with her sons, Landon and Luke.
Norma, Dental Hygienist
Norma brings with her 20 years of dental experience to Dental Solutions. She earned her hygiene degree from Indiana University-Purdue University of Fort Wayne. While attending IPFW, she was awarded the Rebecca White Award for outstanding dedication to the dental profession. She has provided support services for various dentists throughout northern Indiana in a variety of environments. Norma is committed to total patient care. Norma resides in Winona Lake with her husband, Ruben, and their son, Sebastian.
Isabel, Dental Hygienist
Isabel has been with Dental Solutions since December of 2010. She has served in various roles beginning as a patient care coordinator while attending the dental hygiene program at Ivy Tech. After receiving her Associates Degree in 2013 she began serving patients as a bi-lingual dental hygienist. She loves educating her patients on ways to improve their oral health and states this is why she loves coming to work every day! Teaching exercise classes at the YMCA, running, and fishing are what keep this high-energy girl super busy outside of Dental Solutions.
Ashley, Dental Hygienist
Ashley earned her Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene with highest distinction from IUSB and like our other hygienists is also certified to administer local anesthetic. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the American Dental Educators Association and comes to us with over eight years in the dental field. In addition to her work here at Dental Solutions, Ashley also works as a clinical instructor in the dental hygiene department at Ivy Tech. Outside of the office she enjoys reading, running and spending time with her husband James and their four children, Quentin, Mya, Ty and Wyatt. Ashley says she appreciates the opportunity to work in a practice that values quality and comprehensive patient care. Helping patients on their journey to a happy and healthy smile is what makes her love coming to work every day!
Jana, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Jana has been a part of dentistry for ten years. In 2011, she received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting certificate through Ivy Tech. Jana finds great satisfaction in helping patients overcome their fears of dental treatment and has become a great asset to Dental Solutions. Her favorite aspects of dentistry are working with her hands and ensuring that patients are comfortable. Jana and her husband, Rick, together have five daughters Brieanne, Kaitlynn, Briana, Abigail, and Brookelin. Outside Dental Solutions, Jana enjoys trying to "out fish and out hunt" her husband, Rick. Her family enjoys swimming, sledding and going to the park together.
Cathy, Dental Assistant
Cathy graduated from LaVille High School and then went on to attend Wilma Boyd Career School and Ancilla College. She has now been in this profession for 35 years and an essential part of our team since she joined in 2011. She loves helping people, challenges and learning new procedures. Cathy says she loves the comfortable atmosphere, knowledgeable staff and up to date equipment we have. Cathy has a son and new daughter in law and enjoys scrapbooking, exercising, spending time with her great niece Kyndall, and playing tennis.
Amelia, Dental Assistant
Amelia, joined the Dental Solutions team in May of 2012 after earning her dental assisting certificate from Ross Medical in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Amelia is well-suited to take care of our patients as she graduated at the top of her dental assisting class and brings with her 6 years of healthcare experience. She loves that Dental Solutions’ team members make all patients feel welcome and treat them like family. Away from the office, Amelia enjoys movies, boating, attending church and family time with her husband Brandon and daughter, Maddie and son, Leyton. Later this summer they will welcome a little girl to the family!
Meagan, Dental Assistant
Meagan joined the Dental Solutions’ team in 2012 after becoming a Certified Dental Assistant. While attending Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne, Meagan was honored with the Clinical Excellence Award for the best overall clinical skills. Meagan says that she loves her job at Dental Solutions and enjoys being able to help people feel better about their smiles. When away from work she is very active in her church and loves to be outdoors, playing sports, and hanging out with family and friends.
Nicole, Dental Assistant
Nicole is the newest member of the Dental Solutions team and in early 2014 graduated from the dental assisting program at Ross Medical Education Center in Fort Wayne. She is eager to continue using her knowledge and hands on experience to serve patients well and help them have the best dental experience possible. Teamwork and being a part of someone's journey to excellent oral health is what Nicole says she likes most about coming to work every day. She is married to Travis and they are parents to two little girls, Addy and Ariel and are welcoming their first son later this summer. Outside of the office, going camping, spending time outdoors and exercising are just a few things that keep Nicole busy!