Brenda has been working with us since 2021, but she has 39 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She is married with three adult children…a son, a daughter and a son-in-law. She also has two granddaughters, who she loves dearly! She enjoys being with family and gardening or traveling in her spare time.
Katie has been a dental assistant since 2012 and graduated from Ivy Tech in Kokomo. Katie is getting married next fall and enjoys spending time with her family and children in her spare time! She lives in Logansport with her fiancé, Kevin, and their two children, Emma and Jackson. Katie and Kevin will be married in the fall of 2023.
Erin has been a dental assistant since 2017, and she and her husband have been married since 2019. They are both social butterflies and like to stay busy on the weekends. They love golfing, swimming at friends’ houses, karting, and concerts. Erin and her husband welcomed Watson, their baby boy, to the family in the fall of 2022. When Erin is not out and about, she likes spending time with her black lab, shopping and cooking up tasty recipes.
Dr. Jones is an alumna of Indiana University, Bloomington and a 1997 graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry. She has practiced dentistry in Howard County for more than 25 years. Dr. Jones has a passion for helping patients with sleep/breathing disorders, including sleep apnea and TMJ dysfunction. She has completed comprehensive implant surgery training, including implant placement, CT/computer-guided implant surgery and restoration.
Dr. Jones is a past president of the Howard County and Wabash Valley Dental Societies and a member of the Implant Restorative Study Club in Indianapolis. For 10 years, she served as a board member of Dentist Delivering Smiles of Howard County, was on the board of Project Access of Howard County and has received the Honor Dentist Award from the Indiana Dental Society.
In her free time, Dr. Jones enjoys cooking, baking, exercising and spending time with her husband and two grown children.
Kristy is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant here at Caron and Jones. She has been assisting since 2016 and graduated in 2014 from Ivy Tech. Kristy enjoys reading, listening to true crime podcasts, and antiquing. She also has three dogs and was married in 2016. She and her husband welcomed their first child, a little girl, in May 2022!
Gigi has been a dental assistant since 2017. She is fluent in Spanish and English and has a three-year-old daughter named Geili Jireh. Gigi loves to take her daughter to the park and the pool, and they also like to find new, different, fun activities to do together! She loves to read and watch anything involving mythology and do nails for fun when she is not out and about.
Morgan has been an expanded function dental assistant since 2013 and has been with Caron & Jones since 2019. Some activities she likes include hanging out with friends and family, traveling, sightseeing, and attending church. She also enjoys just being at home relaxing, reading a good book or doing a puzzle. She’s a major foodie and loves trying new foods. She also enjoys spreading positivity and being a light in people’s lives!
Trina has been a dental assistant since 1989 at Caron & Jones. She enjoys kayaking and camping with her family and friends. She also rides her bike every chance she gets. Most of all, her grandkids keep her on her toes, and she loves spending time with them while creating memories that will last a lifetime!
Brooke has been assisting since 2007 and loves working alongside surgeries! She enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends, going to movies, concerts and eating Mexican food! She has a very hyper cheagle (beagle and chihuahua mix for those who were curious) and a 13-year-old daughter named Callie.
Brooke has been a dental assistant for 10 years and specializes in helping the hygiene patients in our office. She lives in Galveston with her husband that she has been with for 21 years and their 3 dogs. She has two daughters, and her oldest just started her first year at IUK and is majoring in biology. Brooke likes to spend time with family, read and do yard work in her free time!
Sarah has been a dental hygienist with us since 2004. She is married with three children. Sarah has had many interests throughout the years but enjoys baking (especially eating the final product!), gardening, her chickens, camping and reading. One thing that will never change is that she loves getting to know her patients and taking care of their smiles!
Heather has been a dental hygienist at our office since 2016. She has been in the dental field since 2003…making patients feel comfortable and less anxious by creating an appointment tailored to the patient’s needs and, of course, adding some laughter! Her hobbies include napping between running her kids around to after-school activities and channeling her creativity through her Cricut machine. Heather and her husband have boys that they referee daily, and to even out all the macho masculinity, they said a girl to their brood five years ago.
Amber has worked at Caron and Jones since 2020 but has been in the field since 2010. She taught at the IU School of Dentistry from 2010 to 2018 and helped hygiene students with their curriculum. Amber has been married since 2013, and they have a daughter. She enjoys being with family and friends, traveling and classic cars in her free time.
Susan is a dental hygienist and has been with us since 1992. When she is not busy working or outside, she likes to read, do yoga and play with her four-year-old English lab, Esteban. Susan and her husband love to go on road trips and have even traveled to Yosemite national park in California on their motorbike! They love hiking and camping and recently bought a travel trailer to explore new places.
Carol has worked at Caron and Jones since 2004, and you will probably recognize her smiling face when you walk into our office! She lives in Russiaville with her husband, Jamie. Her hobbies are quilting and spending time with her family. Carol just welcomed her first grandchild, Carter!
Tamra has worked in the dental field for 18 years and brings a lot of experience to the front desk. She works closely with patients on their definitive treatment to devise a plan of action that best works for them to stay on track with their oral health. Tamra and her husband have been married for 31 years, and they enjoy riding on the Harley together and watching movies for date nights. They have a son and daughter, a dog and a cat and a set of twin grandsons that she loves to spend time with any chance she gets.
Bree is our Practice Administrator and has been with Caron and Jones since 2014. She started as an Insurance Coordinator and has tons of knowledge regarding dental insurance policies, as well. When Bree has free time, she enjoys puzzles, watching reality TV, cooking shows and spending time with her sons at the dirt track! Bree is a proud mom of three, and she and her husband have been married since 2001.
Laine has worked in the dental industry since 2014. Her dad, Dr. James Lindsey, is a retired dentist, and his passion for dentistry is what piqued her interest in the dental field. Laine graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and finds the hospitality and dental industry crossover in regards to the importance of customer service and making everyone feel welcome and at ease. She enjoys cooking, grilling, smoking BBQ, shopping, and watching reality TV shows when she is not working. Laine and her husband, Daniel, have been married since 2017 and welcomed their son, Kolt, in June of 2021.
Dr. Caron, always knowing that she wanted to study dentistry, went to Miami University for a degree in Chemistry before going on to The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2010. After graduation, she completed a general practice residency at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Dr. Caron is certified in dental implant placement through the Misch Institute and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In addition, she is on the executive board of the Indianapolis District Dental Society, an active member of the Indiana Dental Association and regularly volunteers her dental services. Dr. Caron enjoys exercising and cooking and is an avid traveler in her free time. Her husband, Jeremy, works in Research and Technology at Haynes International. They are the proud parents of a daughter, Giselle, and a son, Remy.
Dr. Benson graduated from the IU School of Dentistry in 2015 after completing her undergraduate degree at IU Bloomington. Following dental school, Dr. Benson took an additional year to pursue a general dentistry residency at the Indianapolis VA Hospital. She has worked in private practice dentistry in the Indianapolis area since completing her residency. However, she returns to the VA dental clinic to continue serving our veterans. Dr. Benson is incredibly excited to bring her years of experience doing same-day crowns and Botox for TMJ disorder and cosmetic treatment.
Though she grew up in Munster, IN, Dr. Benson resides in Indianapolis. She is busy raising her children, Violet (3) and Isaac (1) and their Pomeranian Pippa. You can find this family at farmers’ markets, parks, and walks around their neighborhood. Dr. Benson also enjoys exercise and reading (mostly fiction)!