Meet Our Friendly Fort Wayne Dental Office Staff


The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our dental practice is the friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff strive to provide our patients with the best possible experience during their visit to our office. Learn more about our team below.

Sue, Office Manager
I started my dental career in 1978 as a dental assistant. I began working for Dr. Cooper in 1997 as his office manager. Working for both doctors and with our great staff is truly a blessing. I enjoy gardening and working in the yard. Spending time with my daughters, son-in-laws and grandsons is my absolute favorite thing to do.
Anne, Receptionist/Dental Assistant
In 1986, I graduated from the IPFW Dental Assisting Program. I have worked for Dr. Cooper since 1991. I enjoy spending time with my husband, two daughters and my new grandaughter. My hobbies consist of yard work and actively participating in Cornhole tournaments across the Midwest region.
Lela, Dental Hygienist
I graduated in 2000 from IPFW with a degree in Dental Hygiene, and began working for Dr. Cooper the same year. I am married and am the mother of three boys. I enjoy spending time with my family and gardening.
Janell, Dental Hygienist
I graduated from IPFW in 1993 with a degree in dental hygiene. For many years I have served as a part-time dental hygiene instructor at IPFW. In 1999 I began working for Dr. Cooper and also received my BS degree in Dental Health Education. I am married and have two sons. When free, I enjoy spending time with my family, running and shopping.
Cindy, Dental Hygienist
I graduated from IPFW in 1986 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I have been blessed to work with Dr. Cooper for over 21 years. I have been very fortunate to work with great staff members also! I married Jake (Jeremy Gaumer) on 9-23-2001. I have a stepson Nick Gaumer, two sons, Philip and Kyle, and daughter in law Taylor. We also have 3 cats. I attend Central Church. I enjoy all music, especially Contemporary Christian.
Tracy, Dental Assistant
I have been working as a dental assistant since 1986, and began working for Dr. Cooper in 1997. My husband, Jeff, and I have been married since 1995. We have two beautiful daughters, Jordan and Savannah. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, running, attending Concordia Lutheran Church, and of course, shopping!
Nicole, Dental Assistant
I am the newest staff member in the practice. I have been a dental assistant since 1999. I have two children. My hobbies are cooking, working outside and exercising.
Aimee, Dental Hygienist
I graduated from IPPW with a degree in dental hygiene in 1993. I began working full time for Dr. Cooper in 2020. I have two wonderful children, Brooke and Brett. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, volunteering, and crafting.
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