Dental Staff

Dentist in Elkhart, IN

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff.

All our professionals at Elkhart Dental Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Dentist Elkhart IN | Dr. Lee

Dr. Sangyoung Lee

Family Dentist in Elkhart, IN

Elkhart Dental Center

Speaks English & Korean

Hello my name is Dr. Lee. I graduated fromIndiana University School of Dentistry1991. I have owned Elkhart Dental Center since 1992.

I have been a dentist for over 28 years and really enjoy practicing dentistry. It pleases me to help patients achieve their full smile. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family. I also like running and working out.


Elkhart Dentist | Office Manager

Janet - Office Manager
Speaks English

Hi my name is Janet. I have been working here at EDC since 2006, I enjoy all the different faces we see day to day.

I'm extremely proud of my daughter who is in final year at U of M and I have two Blue Heelers who love to run and play. When I'm not at work I really enjoy being in the sun and having the family get together.


Elkhart IN Dentist | Dental Office

Yessica - Front Desk Receptionist 
Speaks English & Spanish

Hello, my name is Yessica and I’ve been working as a front desk receptionist here at the EDC since 2014.

I have been married for 9 years and my husband and I have two beautiful children. A son and a daughter whom we both love spending time with. In my free time I also enjoy baking and decorating cakes.


Monica - Accounts Receivable
Speaks English

Hey there, my name is Monica I handle all of the incoming pay and process insurance claims.

I really enjoy the fun and fast pace environment here at EDC. In my free time I enjoy traveling, kayaking, and spending time with my son and daughter.


Luz - Dental Hygienist
Speaks English & Spanish

Hello, my name is Luz. I graduated from Indiana university south bend. I love my profession and helping patients improve their oral health.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family. I’m blessed with everything I need and thank God every day for everything I have!


Kate - Dental Hygienist
Speaks English

Hi, my name is Kate. I am a dental hygienist with a degree from Indiana University South Bend.

My goal is to help patients achieve their best smile. In my free time I enjoy lifting weights at the gym, reading, and spending time with my boyfriend and family.






Susan - Orthodontics
Speaks English

Hello, my name is Susan I enjoy assisting Dr. Lee with the orthodontia here at EDC.

It has been my lifelong passion to help better someone’s smile! My family and I enjoy working with the animals on our horse farm.


Hyesuk (Sue) - Treatment Coordinator
Speaks English & Korean

Hello, I'm Hyesuk but most know me by Sue. I've been in the dental field for over 25 years. I've been working here at the Elkhart Dental Center as an Expanded Functions Assistant/Treatment Coordinator and love what I do. Outside of work I enjoy cooking and spending time with my beautiful family.


Natalia - Dental Assistant
Speaks English & Spanish

Hi, my name is Natalia. I am a certified Dental Assistant. In May 2008 I graduated from Indiana University of South Bend. I have been with EDC since December 2010.

Working here at the Elkhart Dental Center as an Expanded Functions assistant, we as a team provide patients with the best dental treatment. It gives me great pleasure to see and hear our patients appreciate our hard work and dedication to helping them improve their dental health needs. I also, speak Spanish and enjoy translating for our Hispanic patients. In my spare time, I enjoy going to functions with my fiancé Jacob. I love to dance and have a good time with friends and family.


Sarah - Dental Assistant
Speaks English

Hello, my name is Sarah. I am a certified expanded functions dental assistant. I have been at EDC for about a year.

I really enjoy meeting and helping patients with their oral health. In my spare time I enjoy going on adventures with my husband and my two beautiful girls.


Lyric - Dental Assistant
Speaks English

Hello, my name is Lyric! I am a dental assistant in our denture department. I have worked for Dr. Lee coming up on six years.

I am a child of God and praising him for the life I have. I am blessed with two beautiful daughters who are my world! I also have furry babies who love my attention. Spare time? What is that?


Karla - Surgical Assistant
Speaks English & Spanish

Hello, my name Karla. I am a surgical assistant here at the EDC. I have worked for Dr. Lee for a little over two years. I enjoy assisting Dr. Lee in the various amount of surgeries we do here at EDC in order to improve our patients oral health.

I am bilingual and enjoy being able to communicate with patients from different cultures. In my free time I enjoy dancing, shopping, going on road trips and watching movies with my 3 yr. old son and 4 month old puppy whom I was blessed with!


Giselle - Hygiene Assistant
Speaks English & Spanish

Hi, my name is Giselle. I am a hygiene assistant here at EDC. I do a lot of treatment planning and Exams with Dr. Lee.

I am continuing my studies for hygiene at Ivy tech. I enjoy my job because I get to record treatment that is best for the patients’ health! In my free time I enjoy going to the gym!


Hezir - Lab Technician
Speaks English & Portuguese

I was born and educated in Brazil. I practiced dentistry in Brazil for 30 years - serving the community and a school sponsored by Germans.

I married an American nurse and came to the US to be close to her family. I have been working with Dr. Lee as a dental technician since 1997.I love working with this great team who does their best for every patient.


Abby - Front Desk Receptionist
Speaks English & Spanish

Hello there, my name is Abby! I started working as a front desk receptionist here at EDC in June of 2017.

I have two kids, a girl who is 6 years old and a boy who is 1 year old. I love to spend time with my husband and kids and I love to dance.


Ashlyn - Receptionist
Speaks English

Hello, my name is Ashlyn I’ve been working here at EDC as a receptionist for over a year.

I enjoy greeting every patient as they walk through the door. My favorite past time is cuddling up on the couch with my Goldendoodle Zeek!


Megan - Receptionist
Speaks English

Hi, I’m Megan, I am one of the receptionist here at Elkhart dental center.

One of many things I enjoy about my job is that I learn something new every day. In my past time I enjoy traveling.


Daniela - Receptionist 
Speaks English & Spanish

Hi, my name is Daniela! I am one of the receptionist here at EDC.

I am recently new to the dental field I have enjoyed learning the ins and outs. In my free time I enjoy listening to music, dancing and spending time with Pitbull Lola.


Devynn - Hygiene Coordinator
Speaks English

Hello, my name is Devynn! I am the hygiene coordinator and I also manage the social media pages for EDC.

I’ve been working in the dental field for a little over a year and I’ve loved every second of it! Outside of work I enjoy cooking, hiking and spending time with my cat Rosie!

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Monday:

8:45 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:45 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:45 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

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