Our Team

Pediatric Dental Team

The Kids Dentist

Welcome to The Kids Dentist located in Mequon, Wisconsin. Dr. Casey Dentino, Dr. Elizabeth Scheinthal and their child-friendly team work together to provide their young patients with the highest level of pediatric dental care available.

We proudly offer the latest treatments and technologies available to ensure that the children, adolescents and special needs patients that visit our office, achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles that will last a lifetime.

Dental Hygiene Team


Karina – Dental Hygienist/Clinical Supervisor

Karina graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene in 2010.  She enjoys helping kids and parents learn good oral health habits while also having fun! 🙂  She is very passionate about being a positive part of the community and volunteering for community dental care when possible.

Karina enjoys crafting, gardening and traveling.  During the warm months, you will find her hiking trails and fishing with her husband, 2 kids and 2 dogs!


Kim – Dental Hygienist

Kim graduated with her degree in dental hygiene in 1997 from Waukesha County Technical College. She has worked with both adults and children, but finds her true passion is working with kiddos. The most rewarding part of her day is watching kids overcome their fears of the dentist and walk out with the biggest smiles on their faces.

You can find Kim camping, kayaking or spending time at the lake with her husband and three kids.

Dental Assistant Team

Johan – Lead Dental Assistant

Johan is a graduate of the Dental Assistant program from Everest College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been assisting for over six years.  She is excited to join our team and has a passion for working with kids of all ages.

During her free time, Johan enjoys great food, cooking and experimenting with different recipes and spending time with her husband, Orlando and their two adorable daughters.   She looks forward to meeting many new families and creating amazing memories.


Nataliya – Dental Assistant

Nataliya was born in the Ukraine and spent most of her life there until recently.   She graduated from medical college in Ukraine in 2000.  She worked at a medical clinic in Chernivtsi, Ukraine for many years before coming to the US in 2022.

We are excited to welcome her to our team and show her all Wisconsin has to offer!


Kayla – Dental Assistant

Kayla graduated from MATC as a dental assistant in May of 2023. She started at The Kids Dentist right after graduation and has enjoyed working with and interacting with the kids here. She strives to make all the experiences at the dentist personable and memorable. 

In her free time she loves to spend time with her family and friends or shop at her favorite store, Target.


Alexys – Dental Assistant

Alexys quickly discovered that her passion was with Pediatric dentistry, as she loves being apart of educating children on healthy oral habits and enjoys the unintentionally comedic behavior of the kiddos!  In Alexys’ free time, she enjoys quality time with her French bulldog, Daisy, as well as discovering new restaurants, binging documentaries, and making flower bouquets.


Theeda – Dental Assistant

Theeda graduated from Fox Valley Technical College in the dental assisting program and has been assisting since 2021. Born and raised in the city of Oshkosh, she’s the first out of her family to move to the Milwaukee area! She found herself passionate about working with kids throughout her years of assisting. She is excited to be part of the team and help each kid that comes to the office, smile!

During her free time, she loves exploring the city, traveling, shopping, and trying out new restaurants with her husband. Both growing up very family orientated, they are always surrounding themselves with families over the weekend.

Administrative Team


Taylor – Office Manager

Taylor has been with The Kids Dentist for five years, and has an associate degree in Medical Office Management from Moraine Park Technical College.   She loves working with her team and helping them cultivate relationships with the kiddos, and parents, of our practice.

Taylor loves trying new restaurants and going to the movies with her husband, as well as spending time with their families.


Cathie – Administrative Team

Cathie has been part of our team for five years. She is always happy to see children’s faces light up as they walk through the door. After being a stay-at-home mom for several years, she began working exclusively as a dental receptionist.

Cathie especially loves spending time with her family, but other interests include gardening, hiking, and playing with her 3 dogs.


Tahllia – Treatment Coordinator

Tahllia graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a Biomedical degree, and a healthcare administration minor. She grew up in Mequon and Cedarburg, enjoying all the wonderful festivals. She has experience as a dental assistant and has worked closely with intellectually disabled adults. She is thrilled to join the team and make a positive impact on the kiddos.

Tahllia enjoys spending her free time with her dog going on hikes and swimming in her pool on hot summer days. She loves to curl up with a good book, you can always count on her for a good recommendation.

Please contact The Kids Dentist 262-241-0400 to schedule an appointment. You may also request an appointment online.


We will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner! You can always call the office for more immediate attention or for emergencies. 262-241-0400