Meet the Staff at DIGI SEARCH Smiles, DDS
Marie – Front Desk
Marie is our newest member to Gambla Dental but she brings over 21 years of experience in the dental field. She is able to help patients understand their treatment, how their insurance policy works, and plans their treatment so that everyone is able to receive the quality dental care they deserve. Her passion for patients is what makes her so great at her job.
When Marie is not working, she loves to spend time with her adoring husband, Reid, family and friends. She loves to cook and travel. You will also find her watching animated movies like Despicable Me to keep her young at heart.
Kerri – Dental Assistant and Receptionist
Kerri is definitely the offices ultimate Girl Friday and she started her dental career with our office over 18 years ago. She helps where she most needed in her pleasant and friendly manner. She is experienced in treatment planning, insurance coordination, and scheduling. She is also cross trained for dental assistant and CPR certified.
Kerris husbands name is Bob and the have two children. She enjoys wine tasting, reading, and spending time with her family.
Debbie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Debbie attended Loyola University and received her dental hygiene degree in 1984. She started with Dr Gambla Senior in 1985. She is CPR certified and keeps current by attending a variety of continuing education courses.
Debbie lives with her husband, Mike, and their two sons, Michael and Jack. After working so hard during the year, she loves to to take her down time in Ft. Myers, Florida with her family. She is also a sports fan and an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan.
Emy – Dental Hygienist
Emy attended and received her dental hygiene degree from Kennedy King College . She has worked in the dental field for over 20 years. Emy joined our team in 2013. She is CPR certified and keeps current by attending a variety of continuing education courses.
Emy lives with her husband, Joaquin, and two children, Niko and Bella. In her free time, Emy enjoys cooking, crafting, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Elizabeth – Office Manager
Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She has worked in the dental field for over 19 year. She joined Gambla Dental in 2003 as a chair-side assistant to Dr Gambla. She is CPR certified and has enjoyed keeping current in the dental field by attending seminars extensively in both in and out of state.
Elizabeth is bilingual and assists our Spanish speaking patients.
She is an avid dog lover and enjoys spending time with her nieces, nephews, and dogs.
Jenny – Dental Assistant
Jenny joined our team in 2013 after several years as one of our patients! Looking for a career change into the dental field, Jenny came to us for her externship. She has been a quick study, hardworking, and very personable. After realizing she was a great fit for our team, she was asked join us and she now assists Dr. Gambla.