Kristen Chafin has spent most of her career in dental office administration handling insurance, billing, and patient care. She coordinates our daily schedule and is happy to answer any of your questions. Having grown up in Anchorage, Alaska, Kristen loves the outdoors including fishing, hiking, and kayaking. She is also an avid cook and loves animals.

Kathie Treem is our business manager. Her career has focused on the administrative part of dentistry. She can assist you with treatment plan financing and scheduling. Kathie enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and kids doing all the usual Florida outdoor activities.


Nina Kurth graduated from Kaufmaennische Berufsschule der Stadt Koeln School of Cologne, where she was trained in assisting, management, and hygiene. After moving to Florida from Germany, she has completed certification in expanded duties and has 23 years of experience. She serves as our German translator as well. Nina enjoys boating with her family and is an avid runner.

Lisa Penn holds an honors degree from Spencerian College. She is certified in Florida for expanded duties and has 15 years experience in dental assisting. Lisa is a fabulous cook and enjoys gardening, fishing, photography, and animals.


Jill Allaire graduated from the School of Dentistry at Indiana University with a Bachelors Degree and holds a Master Degree in Healthcare. Along with her R.D.H. license, she is licensed to administer local anesthetic. Jill has always had a passion for the dental field and enjoys working with her patients to help them achieve a beautiful, healthy smile. Jill, her husband and daughter enjoy spending time at the beach, boating, sports and traveling to visit family.

Jody Nolen graduated from Prairie State University and has practiced dental hygiene for 20 years. Originally from Joliet, Illinois, she has enjoyed the Florida outdoors spending family time boating and keeping up with her children’s activities.

Randi Hart (a Norwegian name pronounced Rondee) graduated from Ferris State College with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene and in Business Administration. Randi is a fun loving hygienist, not just at work, but also at home with her husband enjoying motorcycles, boating, NASCAR, and travel with family and friends.

Jodi Kellum graduated from Sante Fe Community College in April, 1994. She has been a Dental Hygienist in Fort Myers for the past 20 years. Jodi is married with one son. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, fishing and spending time with her family. She decided on a career in Dental Hygiene due to her fathr being a Navy and private practice Dentist.



Dr. Susan Ion Hogan

Dr. Susan Ion Hogan graduated from Baylor Dental College in Dallas, Texas in 1984 as the Alpha Omega Scholastic Award Recipient. She then completed a General Practice Residency at Parkland Hospital and VA Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Hogan is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society. Dr. Hogan has 2 children and enjoys getting away to the mountains to hike and bike with them. While at home in Fort Myers, she is a Bikram yoga enthusiast.