Doctors & Staff

Doctors & Staff 2017-03-21T10:28:23+00:00

Our professional team of experienced general dentists and staff are here to offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere while providing our best care and service. Dr. Blattner DMD, FAGD, MAGD and Dr. Heberer DMD are committed to helping patients of all ages achieve lasting smiles. We love what we do and value the relationships we build with every patient. Take a closer look at each of our general dentists and their staff members below!

Dr. Blattner
Dr. BlattnerDMD, FAGD, MAGD
Dr. Heberer
Dr. HebererDMD

Our Support Staff

Sarah U.
Sarah U.Clinical Manager
Sarah has been in the dental field for over 10 years, also with SmilesRForever for 10 years. She was Dr. Blattner’s main assistant for 6 years and has recently been promoted to Clinical Manager. She runs the sleep program at the office and is the Treasurer of the Midwest Dental Sleep Medicine Study Club. Sarah has been married to her husband Michael for 5 years and they recently had their first baby, Hank. They enjoy going to the movies and playing with their 3 dogs, Minnie, Taco, and Charlie.
Sara W.
Sara W.Executive Assistant
Sara grew up in Bethalto, Illinois but recently purchased a home in Alton, where she lives with her fur-child, Madigan. Sara enjoys working on projects around the house and garden, reading, fishing, and painting. Sara also has a passion for rescuing animals and plans to become a foster home for an animal rescue in the future.
Amanda H.
Amanda H.Dental Hygienist
Amanda lives in Red Bud, IL with her two children, Brianna and Keegan. Amanda graduated the Hygiene Program at Lake Land College in Mattoon, IL in 2004. Amanda enjoys exercising, spending time with her children and her cat named Tipsy and dog named Miley.
Lauren R.
Lauren R.Dental Hygienist
Lauren graduated from McKendree University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and then later went on to receive her dental hygiene degree in 2013. She has been with SmilesRForever for 2 years and loves making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair while helping them to achieve great oral health. Lauren and her fiancé recently bought a home in Millstadt, IL and are currently planning their April 2017 destination wedding.
Meghan R.
Meghan R.Dental Hygienist
For those of you who don’t already know me, my name is Meghan and I reside in Brighton, IL with my fiancé, Tyler and our two dogs, Scooter and Jack. In September of 2017, I’ll (finally) get to marry my best friend and could not be more excited. I have been with Smiles R Forever for two years in May of 2017 and I absolutely love coming to work every single day. The feeling patients get after receiving a cleaning is indescribable and I love helping patients feel “brand new” again!
Lindsay M.
Lindsay M.Dental Hygienist
Lindsay is a 2016 graduate of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park who is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene at University of Missouri-Kansas City.  Before becoming a hygienist, she was a dental assistant for 7 years and has enjoyed every step of her career helping patients achieve their best and healthiest smile.  While she’s away from the dental office she has a few hobbies that include decorating elaborate cakes, and spending time with her family and her fur child Mya.