Meet Dr Curt Ringhofer and Staff

Dr Curt Ringhofer

Meet Dr Curt Ringhofer

Curt W. Ringhofer graduated from the University of Illinois Dental School, and has committed himself to providing only the finest dental care.  He and his team have continued to educate themselves, assuring that you will only receive the latest state-of-the-art, personalized care.

Dr. Curt Ringhofer has pursued advanced dental education at the Dawson Center, The Kois Center, Misch International Implant Institute, and The Piper Clinic.  He is also a member of two study clubs in which he meets with dentists from both the United States and Canada throughout the year.  Dr. Ringhofer lectures extensively throughout the country on TMD, Occlusion, and Sleep Apnea.

Dr. Ringhofer is a member of the American Dental Association, American Equilibrium Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, as well as a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

Helen Turner:

Staff - Helen TurnerHelen has been with the Dr. Ringhofer since the start of his practice in 2001.

Helen has grown with the practice and is an integral part of the office, leading the staff as office manager.  She understands the philosophy Dr. Ringhofer has developed and is a big part of making sure that the philosophy of excellence and care is evident to every patient.

Helen has the unique ability of making everyone she meets feel special, because that is exactly what they are to her.  When you meet her you will experience the same.

Kathy Druzbicki:

Kathy is committed to providing exceptional dental care in a comfortable environment. Her ability to put patients at ease makes it simple for them to maintain their optimal health. Her passion for dentistry comes out in her ability to communicate to our patients the importance of preventative care.

Kathy brings more than 25 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She is committed to staying current with the latest advancements in dentistry and is certified to deliver local anesthetic, in order to be sure every patient is comfortable during their visit

Natalie Fiorella:

Natalie has been working with Dr. Ringhofer since 2012, both as a dental assistant chair side as well as an administrative assistant at the front desk.  Her outgoing compassionate personality puts people at ease, allowing our patients to have a pleasant experience at every visit.

Natalie has specific experience in dealing with insurance carriers.  Her persistence and attention to detail ensure the best possible reimbursement for patients.  Natalie comes to us with a background in sales management and her communication skills provide organization and a motivational presence.

Courtney Miller:

Courtney has worked beside Dr. Ringhofer since 2005.  It is her calmness under pressure that makes every patient more comfortable when receiving care at our office.  In addition to assisting Dr. Ringhofer chair side, Courtney travels with Dr. one day a week to Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates in Westmont, where she assists Dr. Ringhofer in providing oral appliances for patients with sleep apnea.

Courtney is also in charge of the laboratory duties in the office which includes fabricating bite splints for patients with TMD.  It is her attention to detail and precision that assures every case is successful.

Taryn Hunnicut

Taryn has been working with Dr. Ringhofer as his dental assistant since 2003.  Taryn’s gentleness and compassion make every patient feel special and relaxed.  Taryn is proactive about making sure every patient understands their treatment fully.  Taryn took a couple of years off to care for her twin boys and college age son, but is thrilled to be back working as part of the Complete Dentistry team.