Meet the team



Maria was born and raised right here in Racine, Wisconsin. Maria began her career in healthcare as certified nursing assistant before switching over to the field of dentistry in 1990.

In her free time, Maria enjoys cooking and baking delicious Lithuanian food for her many friends and family.

Maria's area of expertise in our office is the front reception area. She will greet you when you arrive for your appointment and take care of all of your scheduling needs!



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Dental Assistant

Mia joined the DeRose Dental team in 2022 and has been enjoying learning all about the various aspects of dentistry. She is a UW Parkside graduate and current Masters Degree student who is also working towards applying to dental school. Outside of the office, Mia enjoys volunteering in the community, spending time with family and friends and going to the gym.


Dental Assistant

Lizbeth joined the DeRose Dental team in early 2023 and has been keeping busy with learning all about dentistry. She is currently a UW Parkside Pre-dental student and is working towards applying to dental school in the near future. Outside of the office, Liz devotes time to her studies and enjoys spending time with friends and family. 



Cindy started her dental career by earning her Bachelors of Dental Hygiene from Marquette University. She has many years of experience and brings her expertise, gentle care and bubbly personality to work each day. Cindy is a social butterfly who enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as participating in the many community events that Racine has to offer.


Dental Hygienist

Emily started her dental career in 2008 with a Dental Hygiene degree from MATC. At the dental office, she enjoys helping patients achieve a health smile. In her free time, she loves to bake and spend time with her husband, 3 girls and hermit crab Rainbow.


Office Manager

Blanca started her dental career in 2017 when she joined the DeRose Dental team after graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at Gateway Technical College. She was Dr.Barnes' assistant before moving to her current role. Currently, her main focus is helping our patients understand the financial aspect of their treatment and dental insurance. She is passionate about ensuring our patients receive the best service and attention. In her free time you will find her involved in community projects and spending time with her family and her cat Miauski.

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Racine, WI

5439 Durand Avenue Suite 215, Racine, WI 53406


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Office Hours

  • Monday10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • ThursdayClosed
  • Friday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed