Aaron Bushong, DDS
Dr. Aaron Bushong completed his dental education at Marquette University, where he graduated with honors and received recognition for excellence in clinical restorative dentistry. Since graduating, Dr. Bushong has remained committed to providing the highest level of care and keeping up with the latest in dental technology. As a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, he regularly attends continuing education courses focusing primarily on cosmetic dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, CAD/CAM (CEREC) technology, and implantology, as well as endodontics, oral surgery, and Invisalign®/short-term orthodontics.
A native of Rhinelander, Dr. Bushong has lived in the state of Wisconsin his entire life. Before attending Marquette, he went to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on an athletic scholarship, playing on two NCAA tournament baseball teams and also pitching for the Wausau Woodchucks during their 2001 championship season. It was during that summer with the Woodchucks that Dr. Bushong met his wife, Jenell, who was born and raised in the Wausau area. He and Jenell, herself a nurse practitioner, have three small children–Breanne, Jack, and Emily–and have called Wausau home for over ten years.
In his spare time, Dr. Bushong enjoys spending as much time as possible with his growing family, traveling, camping, golfing, being outdoors, and cheering on Wisconsin sports teams, especially the Brewers, Packers, and Badgers. He also serves as a volunteer baseball coach at Wausau East High School and with other area baseball youth camps.
Dr. Bushong is very excited to be back in the Wausau area where he started practicing dentistry and where his home and family are. His professional focus continues to be providing the highest quality dental care possible in a warm and friendly environment.
Beau Schneiss, DMD
Dr. Beau Schneiss graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in human biology. He then attended the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2016 with his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. Dr. Schneiss completed his General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and at the University of Oklahoma Hospital. He has practiced in the Green Bay, Wisconsin, area for 1 year.
Dr. Schneiss is always learning! Whether through online continuing education courses, hands-on clinical courses, or journal articles and research, he constantly strives to enhance his education. Dr. Schneiss is also a member of several professional dental organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Chicago Dental Society
- Operation Smile
As a dentist, his goal is to give his patients healthy, functional smiles, through ethical, precise, and predictable treatment. The field of dentistry is rapidly changing, and Dr. Schneiss has the advantage of being trained in new technologies while still appreciating the “tried and true” methods of the past. His goal is to support his patients with the best information while also respecting their individual values and preferences.
Dr. Schneiss is one of seven children and was born and raised in West Bend, Wisconsin. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends on the weekends and taking part in various outdoor activities, including camping, hiking, and trail running. Some of his other interests include CrossFit, carpentry, and travel. When he has the time, you might find him on his quest to (attempt to) visit every National Park in the U.S.
Caity – Office Manager
Caity is our friendly office manager, and has been with our team for 6 months. Prior to joining our practice, she received her certification and worked as an RDA in California. She loves our great team, is detail-oriented, and works hard to do her best for both our patients and our team.
Caity and her husband recently moved to Wisconsin from San Francisco. She is a lifelong Packer’s fan, though this is the first time that she has lived in Wisconsin. Her hobbies include hiking and gardening.
Theresa – Dental Assistant
Theresa has called Green Bay her hometown since 1998. She completed dental assisting school in 2011, and has been working as a dental assistant ever since. Theresa loves getting to know her patients and sharing their dental experience with them. When not at work, she spends most of her time with her daughter. Some of her favorite things include sushi, steak, and the Green Bay Packers!
Nancy – Dental Hygienist & Practice Historian
Nancy is originally from Menominee, Michigan, and attended school at Ferris State University and Concordia University of Wisconsin. She enjoys building relationships with our patients, and wants them to feel comfortable and ask questions so that she can provide them with information about the relationship between their oral and overall health. Nancy has been with our team since 1994, and still looks forward to coming into the office. She doesn’t consider this a job as much as a calling. She states, “I am grateful to be allowed to practice clinically as well as being free to do consulting and speaking in her other roles as a hygienist.”
Outside of the office, Nancy enjoys reading and doing outdoor activities like walking and kayaking along the shores of the Bay, where she also lives with her fiancé, Chuck, and their critters.
Kathy – Dental Hygiene Assistant
Kathy hails from Manitowoc, WI, and completed her training at Lakeshore Technical College. As a hygiene assistant, she enjoys working with our team to provide our patients with a comfortable and relaxing dental experience. Kathy performs many important behind-the-scenes tasks, but her favorite thing to do is listen to travel stories from our patients.
She and her husband stay active by planning their next travel adventures, including hiking and enjoying the outdoors. She also enjoys yardwork, growing and tending flowers, and relaxing by reading a good murder mystery book or baking. Kathy bakes the best cherry pies because they pick and pit their cherries for Door County.
Sherri – CDA, RDH
Sherri has been with our team for 5 ½ years She is a full-time dental hygienist, and enjoys getting to know her patients and their families on a personal level and building great relationships with them. When not at Green Bay Smiles, Sherri can be found teaching in NWTC’s dental program. Outside of the office, her hobbies include golf, walking, and traveling.
Missy – Dental Hygienist
Missy joined our practice recently after completing her degree in dental hygiene. Prior to returning to school she was a dental assistant for over seven years. She received an award for professionalism at her prior practice. Her diverse background in dental health has allowed her many opportunities. She loves being able to see the personal oral and systemic health changes patients experience during the course of treatment. She enjoys having the opportunity to treat patients on an individual basis and working with amazing dental professionals every day.
Outside of the office, Missy likes to travel and experience different cultures.
Jackie has been a dental assistant since 2009 and joined our practice in 2018. She is a graduate of the Illinois School of Health and Careers dental assisting program. She loves working with people, calming fears and answering questions about the potentially scary world of dentistry. Even though Jackie just started with the practice, she already feels like family! Outside of the office, Jackie enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her family and friends.
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