Dr Zach Schmidt

Dr Zach Schmidt

Dentist

Zach went to Kettle Moraine High School(’94), Carroll College(’98), and Marquette University(’03). He jokes that if he got any more schooling he’d end up in Lake Michigan because he kept moving East. His hobbies include hunting and fishing, reading and movies, SCUBA diving and home brewing. He listens to a wide variety of music, from AC/DC to Beethoven, from Mozart to Metallica, from Van Halen to Zac Brown Band. He plays a little ukulele on the side. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, and recently took up a golf league with some high school friends. He’s still working on his slice.

Zach is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association, and the Greater Milwaukee Dental Association.  He is a member of the Oconomowoc/Hartland #42 lodge of Freemasons and greatly enjoys the time spent with the members and their families as well as working with the community.

Zach lives with his wife Becky in Waukesha. Becky is the one who chose all of the colors for the office, the website and his logo. Becky’s expertise as an artist is greatly appreciated.  She has done almost every painting in their house and many for friends and family. Becky teaches Art (drawing and painting, ceramics and jewelry) at Nicolet High School.

Carolyn Miskell

Carolyn Miskell

CRDA/EFDA

With more than 30 years of dental experience in Gourmet Patient Care, Carolyn (Carie) Miskell brings to dentistry all the knowledge, passion, education and zest that our dental profession has come to admire and respect. “Your Care Is My Concern” is the motto she embodies when caring for you and your family.

Carolyn employs a great vision and passion for helping others in our dental profession and community exceed with her dedicated partnership to their success. She can be found campaigning for the Smiles for Veterans, Give Kids A Smile, Missions For Mercy, Team Smile and Oral Cancer on any given day.

Additionally Carolyn is very active in her community, neighborhood growth and development, and youth sports. She enjoys spending time with her 15 year old son on and off any basketball court and baseball field. A “Nobody Better Than You” often echoes throughout the air when she is cheering.

Sarah Shockley

Sarah Shockley

Hygienist/Technology Specialist

Sarah graduated from Waukesha County Technical College in May 2016 with her degree in Dental Hygiene.  She also earned her Dental Assistant diploma from WCTC and has been in the dental field since 2011.

Sarah appreciates spending one-on-one time with each patient to develop a personal dental hygiene care plan.  She has a passion for dental health and enjoys educating patients in all aspects of dentistry. Sarah attends continuing education classes to advance her dental knowledge and volunteers as a dental hygienist within the community. 

Sarah and her husband, Kevin, were married in 2016 and currently reside in Waukesha. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family and attending Packer games each year.

Michelle Ristow

Michelle Ristow

Clinical Technology Specialist

Michelle originally began working as a Medical Receptionist in 2000 and then became a Certified Nursing Assistant six years later. After five years employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant, she decided to change careers and returned to school. She graduated from the Dental Assistant program at Waukesha County Technical College with honors in May 2012 and has been working in the Dental field ever since.

Michelle strongly believes in patient comfort and care, treating each person as if they were her own family member. She thrives on learning and teaching others, one of her favorite mottos is “Learn something new every day!”

Michelle and her husband, Ryan met on a blind date and married four months later in September of 2008. Currently, they are living in Watertown with hopes of moving to the Waukesha area in the future. They have a son named Christopher and a daughter named Aleeya. Michelle enjoys spending time with her children outdoors, clay-pigeon shooting, riding with her husband on their motorcycle and singing. She is also a HUGE Green Bay Packers fan, and wishes to be a season ticket holder in the future.