We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Cindy has more than 25 years in our practice and appreciates Dr. May’s exceptional skills and dedication to patients. She is very kind, knowledgeable, and really understands the art of dental hygiene. Cindy loves being a part of our dental family. Her duties include patient dental hygiene assessment and patient education in a comfortable dental setting.
When she is not working, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family. She is very involved in her church and serves as an officer for the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Lindsay’s duties include assisting the doctor with all procedures and making sure everything is running smoothly and on time. She also keeps track of inventory and maintenance for our office. Her favorite part of her job is dental education: helping patients understand treatment. Lindsay is also certified in children’s cleanings and sealants.
Outside the office, she enjoys cooking, watching sports and reading. In October 2015, Lindsay married her high-school sweetheart. She is also an animal lover and likes to spend time with her two cats and dog.
Kelsie’s duties include assisting the doctor, preparing room setups, seating patients, and taking X-rays. Her favorite part of her job is working with the patients, seeing transformations in their smiles, and getting to be a part of those transformations! Kelsie enjoys working with Dr. May because he is patient centered, fun to work with, and does great dental work! Kelsie is also certified in children’s cleanings and sealants.
In her spare time, Kelsie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves arts and crafts, shopping, and her dog Ellie.
Tierra’s main responsibilities are greeting and seating patients and anticipating their every need while working side by side with the doctor to ensure each patient has the very best experience. She helps at the front desk as needed and is certified in children’s cleanings and sealants. She enjoys talking to patients about their dental health and answering their questions. While employed at Metro East Dental Care, she also earned a degree as a surgical assistant. Tierra loves working in a positive environment where patients are treated in a timely manner.
On the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking spontaneous road trips, and trying new things.
Sandy’s duties include putting together financial arrangements, scheduling appointments, following up on treatment, performing financial consultations, creating and sending billing statements, and answering phone calls. Her favorite part of her job is working with people and helping them find a way to get their treatment needs met. Sandy has been with Metro East Dental Care since 1992. Sandy values the integrity of Dr. May’s dental patient care.
Outside the office, Sandy enjoys spending time with her family, going to craft shows, being outdoors, and working in her flower garden.
Julie brings a wealth of knowledge to our office, since she has worked in the dental field for more than 30 years. She has been in our office since October 2016. Julie takes expert care of our patients. Her main responsibilities at our office include greeting patients, answering the phone, scheduling appointments, verifying patient insurance coverage, and entering payments. Julie’s favorite part of her job is being able to help the patients understand their treatment and seeing their smile after treatment has been completed. She enjoys seeing people interact with Dr. May and the trust they have in him.
Julie is married to Michael, and together they have six children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, Cardinals baseball games, spending time with her family, and spoiling her grandkids. Julie has also been on the committee for her hometown Relay for Life event since 2007.
Marketing and Communications Director
Emily is excited to begin this new adventure alongside her husband, Dr. Christopher May! She is responsible for all marketing concerns for Metro East Dental Care, including managing our social media accounts, community involvement and donations, staff incentives, and promotional events. Using her creativity, Emily is here to promote the “personality” of our office: organizing fun events and meaningful ways to show our gratitude to our patients and community by giving back.
Emily has years of clinical experience providing chairside care, as well as regulatory responsibilities for clinical trials through her work with study teams at SIU-SDM and the University of Michigan Center for Oral Health Research. Now, as a part of our team, Emily looks forward to building lasting relationships with our staff and the community.
Emily and Chris have a Silver Lab, Maisey, and a daughter named Hadley. Emily grew up in Bethalto and, after living in Chicago for nearly a decade, is happy to return home and put down roots near family and friends. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog and little one, as well as watching Cardinals baseball, reading, crafting, and running.