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The staff at Dr. Wintersteen's office are friendly, intelligent, and dedicated to your service. Dr. Wintersteen employs six full-time staff members: two receptionists, two hygienists, and two dental assistants who provide the benefit of more than 75 years of combined experience, (not to mention the 25+ years the doctor himself has been practicing his art). Dr. Wintersteen also employs several part time staff members who make it possible to offer you service when it's most convenient to you: during our evening and Saturday hours. Everyone who works for Dr. Wintersteen takes pride in being a part of such an excellent team.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Bruce Wintersteen photoDr. Bruce Wintersteen has been practicing dentistry in Monticello, IL for over 25 years.

 He earned his B.S. in Biology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.S. of Histology, and a Doctor of Dental Sciences with Honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Wintersteen was raised locally in Decatur, IL, as one of eight children, and now lives in Monticello with his wife Carol. His daughter, Christine, graduated from Monticello High School in 2005.

Dr. Wintersteen serves as a member of the Rotary Club, the Monticello Chamber of Commerce and is an American Cancer Society volunteer. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending and supporting local sporting events. During his free time he enjoys singing in the church choir, reading, bowling, and softball.

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Meet the staff

Click on an image to learn more about each of our wonderful staff.


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VICKI: Vicki has worked as the Office Manager for Dr. Wintersteen for over 20 years. She currently resides in Monticello with her husband, has two grown children, and four wonderful grandchildren. Vicki is an avid sports fan and supports the Cubs, the Chicago Bears and the Illinois. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, walking, reading, fishing, and spending time with her family.

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LINDA: Linda is a Dental Assistant who has worked for Dr. Wintersteen for over 10 years and has been an assistant for over 15 years. She works at the front desk where her 'behind-the-scenes' experience is extremely beneficial. Linda lives in Monticello with her husband and has 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren. During her free time, she enjoys quilting.

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NATASHA: Natasha is a Dental Assistant who has worked for Dr. Wintersteen for 7 years. She lives in Monticello with her husband, two daughters, and her dog, Zeus. In her free time Natasha enjoys boating, skiing, camping, accompanying her family to church and attending her kids' many activities.

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KIMBERLY: Kim is a Dental Assistant who has been working for Dr Wintersteen for about a year, but has been in the dental field for eight years. She lives in Gibson City with her husband, her lovely daughter, and their two dogs. Kim spends most of her free time taking care of her family.

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CHASTITY: Chastity has been a hygienist at Dr. Wintersteen's office for almost 15 years. She lives in Tuscola with her husband and two kids. Chastity enjoys spending time with her kids watching them participate in their many sporting events.

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JULIE: Julie has been a hygienist at this office for over 10 years. She lives in Mahomet with her husband Steve and dog Buddy. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter who is almost two years old. In her spare time she enjoys camping with her family.

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BRENDA: Brenda is a part-time hygienist.

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JANUARY: January is a part-time hygienist who has worked for Dr. Wintersteen for over two years. She lives in Oakley with her husband and two kids. During her spare time, January enjoys reading, gardening, and Cardinals baseball.

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STACY: Stacy works part-time as a dental assistant and as a front desk receptionist, and has over 12 years of experience in the field. She lives in Bement with her husband and two daughters and enjoys doing various crafts in her free time.

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Brenda January Stacy


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