About the Team2018-05-07T15:37:38-04:00
About the Team

Our team of professionals at Chisholm Trail Smile Center in Duncan, OK is dedicated to providing exceptional dental care for your entire family. 

Meet Our Team at Chisholm Trail Smile Center

Kathy Pierce, Office Coordinator

Kathy began her career with us as a dental assistant in 1999. She has been our office coordinator since 2009 and specializes in the areas of treatment planning and coordination of care. Cultivating a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, Kathy’s passion for providing quality service shines through to our patients every day. Kathy thinks of our patients as family and treats them like she would treat her own.

Kathy is a member of the local Moose Lodge, and also serves as the Softball Booster Club secretary at Comanche High School. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys fishing and watching football and softball. She and her husband, Craig, live in the Duncan area and enjoy spending time with their family. They have a daughter, Lexi, a son, Gage, a daughter-in-law, Cherokee, and a granddaughter, Kambree. Their beloved non-human family members include two dogs, one cat, and 10 chickens.

Joseph Frederick Bechtel, Business Assistant

Sharing his talents in human resources, Joseph joined us in 2017 and is an integral part of our practice. He serves our community with compassion and treats each patient as an individual. Receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, Joseph went on to pursue his master’s degree in business administration at Oklahoma Baptist University. Staying up to date on the latest continuing education, he has taken courses on OSHA and human resources management. He is also in the process of obtaining his professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Joseph is an active member of SHRM and the Central Oklahoma Human Resource Association.

Joseph goes the extra mile to foster genuine relationships with our patients and our community. His philosophy of service ensures that every person who walks through our door feels comfortable. Valuing time-efficiency and communication, Joseph believes that a knowledgeable patient is a happy patient.

In his spare time, Joseph enjoys woodworking in his shop and spending time in nature. An avid outdoor enthusiast, he is passionate about the protection and enhancement of wildlife resources and habitats. He explains, “I will not be able to enjoy the outdoor sporting lifestyle if I do not adhere to the morals instilled within me, so that others may continually partake in the same enjoyment that is provided to me through the use of land and water.” Joseph is a member of the Christian Angler’s Fellowship, a local organization that highlights fly fishing and spiritual retreats. Joseph and his wife, Jenna, enjoy small town life. They live in the Duncan area with their Lhasa Apso, Chloe.

Jerri Heilman, RDH

Jerri has been a part of our practice since 2000. After serving as a dental assistant for several years, she returned to school and obtained her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Midwestern State University. Excelling at patient care, Jerri does an amazing job at creating a comfortable and fun environment for our patients. There are families in our community that have been coming to us for years, and they always enjoy seeing Jerri for their routine dental cleanings.

A local girl, Jerri has a rich family life. She lives in the Duncan area with her husband, Marcus, and her two children, Kamryn and Bishop. They have a dog, a cat, two ferrets, and three chickens. When she’s not at the office, Jerri enjoys reading, fishing, camping, going for walks, home improvement projects, and watching her kids play basketball and soccer.

Michelle Rue, RDH

A talented hygienist, Michelle has been with our practice since 1986. She has a true passion for dentistry and enjoys fostering relationships with existing and new patients. Michelle obtained her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene at Midwestern State University. Certified in nitrous oxide administration, CPR, and non-surgical periodontal therapy, Michelle enjoys continuing her education in current techniques to provide the highest quality care. She has a reputation among her patients for being gentle and thorough. She loves educating people about periodontal disease and how to properly treat it.

Michelle is involved in charitable causes in her community, and participates in “Sole Sunday”, an event that focuses on donating new shoes for disadvantaged children. She and her husband, Johnny, have been married for 34 years, and attend St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Michelle has two daughters, Tierney and Alyssa, and one son-in-law, Tyler. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys swimming, cooking, water and snow skiing, and riding four-wheelers and Sea-Doos®. She also loves spending time with her rescued pets, Harley, Bogie, and Buckeye.

Jennifer Clark, RDA

An experienced dental assistant, Jennifer worked alongside Dr. Schreiner from 1995 to 2011, and rejoined our practice again after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in business management from Cameron University. Our patients appreciate Jennifer’s compassionate and gentle nature and are always at ease under her care. Over the years, Jennifer has helped change the lives of many people. She enjoys fostering ongoing relationships with the families in our practice.

When she’s not at the office, Jennifer enjoys shopping, arts and crafts, flea markets, soaking up the sun at the lake, and spending time with her friends and family. She lives in the Duncan area with her husband, Ryan, and their daughter. They love spending time with their two dogs, Maxx and JoJo, and their cat, LJ.

Jesús Estrada, RDA

Jesús has been at our practice since 2016, and is an excellent addition to our team. Currently serving in the role of dental assistant, he is also attending Cameron University to prepare for dental hygiene school. Dedicated to continuing education, Jesús is certified in both radiation safety and CPR.

With a strong desire the serve the community, Jesús volunteers with the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy, a dental clinic offering treatment to uninsured and underprivileged patients. Jesús has a heart for patient care, and it reflects in his talents at our practice.

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