I am not an Arizona native even though I have lived here for over 25 years (three in Tucson and twenty three here in Phoenix)…but my wife IS. I am a displaced midwesterner having grown up outside of Chicago in Rockford, IL. I went to the University of Illinois in Champaign and the College of Dentistry in Chicago, graduating in 1984. Living in the big city was quite an experience but chose to come here where my grandparents lived for many years.
I have a wonderful wife, Michelle and two great children: Deena and Joe(y) who are beginning to prepare for careers of their own. Stay tuned for what they grow up to actually be. I am often asked if my team members are part of my family and I always say yes. We truly enjoy being together every day, not just working together! Come in and see for yourself. I am truly blessed to have the finest dental office team I have ever met! And you will see what great people they are when you are here!
Jolynn has also been with Lernor Family Dental since 2003. An expanded function Certified Dental Assistant is a long title for a very talented and caring individual who cares for you as a member of the family. She is a firm believer in providing exceptional care to you, our valued patients.
Jolynn can be seen driving her red ’68 Mustang around town every once in awhile and loves NHL hockey. She is an avid Coyotes fan. Originally from Nebraska, Jolynn is also an enthusiastic Cornhusker fan-“Go Big Red”!!! She has lived in the valley for 20 years now wlth her husband Todd and a Terrier named Lincoln (a.k.a. “TheTerrorist”).
With Lernor Family Dental since 2003, Jennifer has been the friendly face and voice that greets you when first arriving at our office. In the dental industry since 1995, Jennifer is an expert at appointment scheduling and helping you with financial arrangements. She is also your advocate in the constantly changing world of insurance. She enjoys a challenge and is always happy to help patients understand their benefits and works hard to maximize those benefits.
In her free time Jennifer loves working in her yard, cooking and traveling. She and her husband Joe also enjoy hanging out at home playing old school, classic games like Scrabble and Yahtzee with their dog Cosmo and cat Walter Peyton Manning. As you may be able to guess she is an avid NFL fan. Born and raised a Hoosier, she remains an Indianapolis Colts fan.
Jenney calls Bozeman, Montana her hometown; however, in 2009 she decided her future wasn’t going to include snowy winters anymore so she moved to sunny Phoenix. She comes from a family of three siblings (she is the middle kid). To Jenney, family is very important which is why you will enjoy spending time with her…she makes you feel like part of the Lernor Family Dental family.
In her spare time, don’t be surprised to find her on the hiking trails around Phoenix. She also likes to participate in yoga and boxing, but her touch when having your dental cleaning completed is gentle and comfortable. She has two doggies, Mia and Murphy.
We understand that there are times when you must miss an appointment due to emergencies or obligations for work or family. However, when you do not call to cancel an appointment, you may be preventing another patient from getting much-needed treatment. If an appointment is not canceled at least 48 hours in advance you will be charged a fifty dollar ($50) fee; this will not be covered by your insurance company.