Paris Dentist Staff

Meet Our Friendly Team at Sugar Creek Dental Care

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Sugar Creek Dental Care is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Meet our amazing team below.

Mindy Gard, Receptionist
Mindy has been in the dental field for 37 years, serving both as receptionist and lab assistant. Favorite parts of her job include helping improve patient smiles and working with the public. Mindy is married to Bob and they have one daughter who attends Eastern Illinois University. During her free time she enjoys reading, gardening, and traveling.








Melissa Livesay, RDH, Dental Hygienist
Melissa earned her Associates in Dental Hygiene from Lakeland College in May of 2016. She is certified in Sealant Placement, Local Anesthesia, and Nitrous. She loves the opportunity to improve people's health. Melissa is married to Kale and they have two boys, Tyler and Lincoln. She enjoys activities such as playing golf, swimming, reading and watching movies.
Kim Cain, Dental Assistant

Kim has been a dental assistant for 22 years, 3 of which were in orthodontics, and is certified in Sedation Monitoring. Her favorite part of assisting is getting to know the patients and families. In addition, watching those children grow and then begin to bring their own families in for dental care is exciting. Kim has 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. She loves to travel, see new places, and spend lots of time with her grand-babies.







Lindsey Hoskins, Dental Assistant


Lindsey recently graduated from the Terre Haute Dental Assistant School. As a former preschool teacher, with 7 years of experience teaching young children, she is a natural at making people of all ages feel at ease in the dental chair. She is excited to build relationships with her patients and help provide the best care for their overall health. Lindsey has two children, Kysen and Malina, and enjoys taking them to zoos or museums, listening to live music, and going boating with her family.