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Our St. Louis Based Dental Team

Get to know the member of team that are focused on providing your and your family with the best oral health care possible. 

 
Dr. Holly Ellis, Ellis Dental 

Dr. Holly Ellis, Ellis Dental 

Dr. Holly Ellis,  D.D.S.

Doctor of Dental Surgery and Owner

Dr. Ellis is a native of St. Louis, MO and now resides with her husband in Kirkwood, MO. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology from Missouri State University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the School of Dentistry at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She married her husband, Justin, in 2005. They have a handsome son who was born in January 2012, a beautiful daughter who was born in June 2014 and the best basset hound in the world named Pearl. In her free time Dr. Ellis enjoys traveling, the outdoors, spending time with her family and friends, and playing “Wheel of Fortune” (she was an actual contestant on the show in 2003!).

Dr. Ellis is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Ellis helps treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most insurance plans. AADSM membership provides Dr. Ellis with access to educational resources and practice management tools that help her better serve her patients by providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. For more information about AADSM, visit our section dedicated to obstructive sleep apnea. 

Dr. Ellis dedicates herself to quality dental work by staying up to date on the latest dental technology and product information. She enjoys taking dental continuing education courses as well as staying active in local dental groups and study clubs. She has completed many courses from the Dawson Academy and Spear Education Center as well as many others in all disciplines in dentistry.

 
Lore Hormberg, Ellis Dental

Lore Hormberg, Ellis Dental

Lore Hormberg

Treatment Coordinator and Registered Dental Hygienist

Lore graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is certified in infiltration, block anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Lore continually exceeds her annual continuing education requirements in order to provide the best possible care for her patients. Lore’s favorite part of her job is the wonderful patients she is able to meet and being able to educate them about their oral health and the connection it has to their overall health. She enjoys helping them to achieve a healthier lifestyle as well as a healthy beautiful smile!

Lore has been married to Joe over 30 years and they were blessed with 6 children. Four sons and two daughters. Their family is growing and recently they were blessed to add two awesome daughters Emily and Lucy and the sweetest granddaughter Ava Rose!

 
Denise Schwarzback, Ellis Dental

Denise Schwarzback, Ellis Dental

Denise Schwarzbach

Registered Dental Hygienist

Denise graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. She has been working with our patients at this practice since 1999.

When Denise is not working, she enjoys kayaking, snow skiing, camping, and of course her kids’ sports and activities.

 
Jennifer Gillick, Ellis Dental

Jennifer Gillick, Ellis Dental

Jennifer Gillick

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park in 2013. She is certified in infiltration, block anesthesia and nitrous oxide.

When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and attending her nieces sporting events. Jen loves running, cycling, and in the summer months spending weekends at the lake with friends and family.

 
Renee Schwyhart, Ellis Dental

Renee Schwyhart, Ellis Dental

Renee Schwyhart

Registered Dental Hygienist

Renee earned an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene from Missouri Southern State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Oral Health Promotion from O’Hehir University.  She is licensed in Infiltration and Block anesthesia and certified in Laser dentistry and Orofacial Myology.  Renee is excited to be a part of the Ellis Dental Team and looks forward to helping patients achieve a healthy beautiful smile.

Renee has been married to her high school sweetheart, Geary, for over 38 years.  Their 2 adult children live in St. Louis.  In her spare time Renee enjoys gardening and spending time with family. 

 
Vicki Russell, Ellis Dental 

Vicki Russell, Ellis Dental 

Vicki Russell

Certified Dental Assistant

Vicki graduated from Missouri College and has over 12 years of experience in the dental field.

She enjoys singing, reading, listening to music and spending time with her family.

 
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Meghan Cain

Certified Dental Assistant

Meg graduated from Orange Technical College in Orlando, Florida with her Certified Dental Assisting Certificate and Expanded Functions Certificate in 2016. She loves working in the dental field and meeting so many wonderful patients. 

Originally from Massachusetts, Meg enjoys traveling to new places. She also enjoys spending time with her dogs, camping, cooking, and the theater. 

 
Donna Wayne, Ellis Dental 

Donna Wayne, Ellis Dental 

Donna Wayne

Office Manager

Donna has been in the dental field for over 30 years.  She started as a Certified Dental Assistant, but after processing dental claims for an Insurance Company for a year, she transitioned back to a front office position.

Donna and her husband together have three children.  The oldest daughter graduated from Mizzou and lives in California, middle son is in the Army and currently in New York, youngest daughter is a recent graduate of LSU and still in Louisiana. Since one of Donna’s favorite things is traveling, this gives her plenty of places to visit.  With a love of lighthouses and whales, she also enjoys many oceanside destinations.  

 
Chrissy Savens, Ellis Dental 

Chrissy Savens, Ellis Dental 

Chrissy Savens

Business Assistant

Chrissy graduated from Missouri College in 2002 as a Registered Medical Assistant where she went on to work in Family Medicine and Home Health Care. 
 
She is passionate about anything related to health and fitness.  She’s a foodie who loves cooking at home but also loves dining out all over St. Louis with her boyfriend Doug. 

 
Stacie Bell, Ellis Dental

Stacie Bell, Ellis Dental

Stacie Bell

Appointment Coordinator

Stacie graduated from Missouri College as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2000 and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management from DeVry University in 2015. Stacie has been in the dental field for over 17 years.  She loves the "fresh air" and spending time with the her grandson Liam, the "apple of her eye!"