Dr. Fisher and Team
Pediatric Dental Team
The Kids Dentist
Welcome to The Kids Dentist located in Mequon, Wisconsin. Dr. Shane A. Fisher , Dr. Laura Goodell, Dr. Casey Dentino, Dr. Elizabeth Friedman 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
Brandie – Dental Hygienist
Brandie graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2010 with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing in the greater Milwaukee area ever since. Brandie feels education is the key to obtaining good oral habits, no matter what age! She is patient and compassionate with her patients, treating them all as if they were her own family.
When she is not at The Kids Dentist, she enjoys attending Brewers games, Admirals games and watching the Packers play. In the summer time, she loves to get away from the city and go camping with friends and her dog, Gemma.
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.
If she is not busy working, you can find her camping, kayaking or spending time at the lake with her husband, three kids and their silly dog, Roscoe.
Karina– Dental Hygienist
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!
Dental Assistant Team
Murfie – Therapy Dog
Murfie joined The Kids Dentist team in 2020. His mother is a Newfoundland and his dad is a Yellow Lab from ‘Murfree’boro, TN. This gentle giant LOVES coming to The Kids Dentist. He has an extremely soft coat that children and parents love to pet. Murfie’s specialty is helping children who are a little anxious in the dental office feel more comfortable and he is really good at his job.
Murfie’s hobbies include playing in the mud, chasing balls and napping. He is also the fearless defender of both the office and his home of his arch enemy, the squirrel!
Hersch – Dental Assistant
Hersch received his dental assisting training at Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2012. After participating in a dental mission trip in 2011, he changed careers and he has loved being in the dental field ever since. Hersch believes that children are our future and promotes teaching children good habits while they are young. His goal is to make every child’s visit to The Kids Dentist a fun experience so you can always count on him for a good joke.
Originally from a small town in Southeast Missouri, Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward is now home to Hersch. When he is not at The Kids Dentist, he can be found running along the lakefront, traveling or trying new restaurants.
Johan – 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.
Miranda – Dental Assistant
Miranda is originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin. She has been in the dental field for a couple years and cannot imagine being in any other field! Her goal is to always put a smile on a child’s and their family’s faces. She is very happy and excited to be a part of The Kids Dentist family and she can’t wait to help your child be comfortable with going to the dentist!
In Miranda’s spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and her dog Oakley. She enjoys a good book and watching plenty of sunsets!
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!
Bobbi Jo – Operations Manager
Michelle – Treatment Coordinator
Michelle came to The Kids Dentist after spending over 20 years in corporate retail in a variety of leadership and customer service roles. She was thrilled to transition to the dental industry where she can be involved with an amazing organization and contribute to the community in a positive way.
Originally from the east coast, Michelle relocated to the Milwaukee area for work and is happy to call the mid-west home for over 12 years.
Michelle shares a passion for travel and exploring different cultures with her husband and they enjoy many adventures with their three energetic boys. In her spare time she loves reading, cooking and watching her boys discover the world.
Desiree – Insurance Specialist
Healthy smiles have always been important to Desiree. Before switching to the dental field, almost 10 years ago, she was a full-time family photographer. Desiree loves being in the dental field and helping families with all of their insurance questions.
Originally from California, Desiree relocated around the USA for many years before deciding to settle in the greater Milwaukee area close to friends and family.
In her free time, Desiree loves to hang out with friends kayaking, playing board games and traveling the world.
Megan – Administrative Team
Megan has a bachelors degree in Public Relations and absolutely loves to put her skills to the test on the Administrative Team at The Kids Dentist. She loves interacting with families every day and helping them receive the best care they can for their children.
In her free time she loves going to concerts, trying new foods, and cuddling with her cat.
Taylor – Administrative Team
Taylor grew up in Slinger, Wisconsin. Although she loved living out west in Washington State, she was to return to the Midwest. She recently graduated with an associate degree in Medical Office Management from Moraine Park Technical College. Taylor is extremely excited to be a part of The Kids Dentist team.
During her free time, Taylor loves exploring Shorewood where she lives with her fiancé and their cat. She loves trying new restaurants and going to the movies.
Cathie – Administrative Team
Cathie’s very excited to be a part of The Kids Dentist team! She’s 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.