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Timothy J. Pranger, DMD

Quality and comfort are our top priorities. Our experienced staff will provide you with good caring support and individualized treatments that will make your dental experience comfortable and anxiety-free.

Timothy J. Pranger, DMD received his Bachelor of Science at Eastern Illinois University. He then continued his education at Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine graduating in 1987. While at Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine he took over 500 hours of study in TMJ, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and practice management courses.

Dr. Pranger has had 20 years of experience. He was the previous owner of Smile for Life Dentistry in Glen Carbon from 1990-1999. He was also an associate at Dentistry with TLC in Godfrey for five years. In January 2007, Dr. Pranger bought Humbert Road Dentistry where he specializes in General Dentistry including Root Canals, Crowns and Bridges, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Oral Surgery.

Dr. Pranger is a Member of ADA, Madison District Dental Society, a PerioProtect Provider, and a Lumineers Provider.


Terry J. Ortman, DDS

Terry J. Ortman, DDS earned his Bachelor of Science at Eastern Illinois University. He then ventured to University of Illinois College of Dentistry where he graduated in 1970. Upon graduating, Dr. Ortman served his country for 4 years in the United States Navy by providing dental services on an Indian reservation.

Dr. Ortman has been providing dental services for 37 years specializing in Oral Surgery, Dental Implants, Full mouth rehabilitation, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, and General Dentistry. He was the previous owner of Humbert Road Dentistry (previously Terry Ortman, DDS) which he recently sold to his now colleague, Dr. Tim Pranger.

Dr. Ortman is very active in the Alton Community as a member of the Alton Lions Club, for 27 years serving twice as Club President. He has also been President of the Alton Band and Orchestra for 6 years, participated in the YMCA Board of Directors and many YMCA programs, and was an Assistant Boy Scout Leader. Presently, Dr. Ortman is President of Alton's Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic School Board.

Dr. Ortman is a Member of ADA, Madison District Dental Society, a PerioProtect Provider, and a Lumineers Provider.



Jonathan Smiley, DMD

Jonathan Smiley, DMD joined the Humbert Road Dentistry team after graduating from Southern Illinois University – School of Dental Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign where he was a student athlete as a pitcher with the U of I baseball team. During his time at SIU, Dr. Smiley was on the admissions board and active in his local church. He has volunteered for the Give Kids a Smile program, Illinois Mission of Mercy, and traveled to Jamaica to do a dental mission trip.

Dr. Smiley believes a visit to your dentist can be enjoyable, and looks forward to making each patient's experience a positive one. He is interested in all things Illini and roots for that unmentionable baseball team up north. Dr. Smiley and his family are excited to be working in Alton and look forward to becoming more involved in the community.

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Gretchen, RDH

Gretchen graduated from the Hygiene Program at Lewis & Clark Community College in 2002 . While in school, Gretchen was the Vice-President of Student American Dental Hygienists Association from 2002-2003 and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Upon graduating, Gretchen found her home at Humbert Road Dentistry and has been with us for 8 years.

Gretchen has participated in many community activities including Give Kids a Smile in 2004 and Beverly Farm Foundation and the Southern Illinois University Dental School Pediatric Clinic while attending Lewis and Clark Community College.


Leaha, RDH

Leaha graduated from the Lewis & Clark Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2009. There, she was awarded the 2009 Honors Award for Dental Hygiene Clinical Excellence. Leaha served as the Vice President of the Student Dental Assisting Organization and the Dental Hygiene Representative for the Student Government Association. Currently, Leaha is the acting advisor for the class of 2009 on the Lewis & Clark Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee. While at Lewis & Clark, Leaha participated in giving free cleanings and education to children on the mobile unit and partook in the first annual Clean & Screen in 2008.

Leaha enjoys building relationships with her patients and strives to help each one achieve optimal oral health. In her spare time, Leaha enjoys spending time with her husband and hitting the trails with their Golden Retriever Brady.

Lyndsey, DA

Lyndsey is proud to say that she has been an active dental assistant for 11 years. Since she has been in dentistry, her main goal has been to be sure that patients are comfortable and educated. Lyndsey likes to keep up on all the latest changes and modificaitons of dentistry to ensure her patients are recieving the utmost dental care possible.

She loves to ride motorcycles with her husband, spend time with family and friends and to be outdoors. Lyndsey also likes to keep fit and do yoga. She looks forward in taking care of the patients that come to Humbert Road Dentistry.

Renee, DA

Renee attended Lewis & Clark Community College from 1993-1995 and Advanced Dental Careers in 2002. She has been a dental assistant for 11 years. Renee started with Humbert Road Dentistry in 2012. Renee looks forward to assisting others with maintaining their oral health for many years to come. She will be in the room with you while the dentist is treating you. Renee enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets. She also loves gardening, horseback riding and attending Bible Study.

Kathy Goodwin, Office Manager

Stephanie, Receptionist

Stephanie is our receptionist. Stephanie has been with Humbert Road Dentistry for 3 years. If you call our office, chances are you will talk to her, Stephanie is here to help find an appointment that is convienent for you and that fits into your schedule. Stephanie loves spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Wendy

Wendy loves working at Humbert Road Dentistry where she can help people obtain a healthy beautiful smile. Since starting this profession in the 70's Wendy has seen many changes in the dental profession, all of which makes dentistry easier on the patient. Wendy keeps abreast of changes throughout the years by attending continuing education courses. Wendy loves the outdoors and traveling, she also enjoys spending time with her family and friends

Leslie

Leslie is in charge of our central sterilization area. Leslie has been with Humbert Road Dentistry for 4 years. Leslie also helps in other areas when she is needed, she is quick to lend a helping hand. Leslie enjoys gardening and keeping up on the latest technology.

Stephanie, Front Office

Stephanie began working at Humbert Road Dentistry in 2013 after she spent several weeks in the office performing externship hours for her Dental Assisting program at Lewis and Clark Comuunity College. After becoming a Certified Dental Assistant, Stephanie knew she had to be a part of this team that was so friendly and compassionate about what they do. She is currently employed part-time, as she continues to work toward her Dental Hygiene degree at LCCC.

When you come to visit, you may see Stephanie at the front desk, assisting chair-side. or helping in sterilization. Stephanie's 'free-time' is spent cheering on her husband, who is a student at SIU School of Dental Medicine, and being silly and adventurous with her 2-year-old son.

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