Valerie C. Smith, R.D.H.Photo of Valerie Smith of Elcano Dental in Kenosha, WI

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Tenure at Elcano Dental: Since 2006 (Additional 13 years with former Dr. Wayne J. Andreucci practice)
  • Education: Dental Assisting Program at Gateway Technical College (1981), AA in Dental Hygiene at MATC Madison (1986), Certificate in the delivery Of Local Anesthetic at Marquette University (1999)

"At Elcano Dental, we put the individual first. We personalize our treatment around the patient. Everyone we see is unique! Our friendly atmosphere welcomes patients, putting them at ease.  We have wonderful doctors and staff here who truly enjoy helping people.

I have been privileged to now care for grandchildren of patients! I strive to give the same care and attention as their parents and grandparents. Dental hygiene has given me an excellent tool to help people with their oral health as well as meeting such wonderful people."

Away from Elcano Dental, Valerie enjoys her time with her family (Fiancé Jim and Daughter Jocelyn), gardening, canning and preserving foods, collecting antiques and watercolor painting.



Vicki Weyrauch, R.D.H.Photo of Vicki Wejrach of Elcano Dental in Kenosha, WI

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Tenure at Elcano Dental: Since 2006.
  • Education: Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from MATC (Milwaukee)
  • Started in the dental profession at age 18 as an orthodontic assistant.

"I am excited when I can make the patient comfortable visiting our office and educate them on the care of their mouth. Seeing the patient follow through with care instructions and having a health mouth."

Vicki's tips for parents educating their kids on dental health:

"Have an evaluation by age 2 at the latest. Start young with good oral hygiene habits and that will ensure your child a healthy smile for the rest of their lives."

Vicki likes to spend her free-time with her family (husband and two daughters (4 and 2 years old) and enjoying music festivals, concerts, outdoors, and travel.

Vicki's Hidden Talents:

Photography and decorating


Estella Wilbourn Photo of Estella Web of Elcano Dental, Kenosha, WI

  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Tenure at Elcano Dental: Since 2006.
  • Education: Dental Assisting Program and Gateway Technical College, 2006

"I like working at Elcano Dental because everyday is different. It's never boring when I work with our patients."

Estella's tip for parents educating their kids on dental health:

"Make it fun."

Estella is married and has three children. Her best family vacation was Disney World because the kids selected the destination and had a ball there.

Current activity Estella is trying to learn:

Line Dancing



Sherry A. Mentone                                                                     Sherry office dental receptionist elcano dental

  • Front Desk Coordinator
  • Tenure at Elcano Dental: Since 2012.
  • Education: College of Lake County and American Institute of Software

"I like working at Elcano Dental because I enjoy helping patients with their insurance and maximizing their benefits. It is important for me to educate them on insurance items and build a good, long-term relationship on trust."

Sherry is married and has four boys. Her best family vacation is camping because so many family and friends come together and always have a great time.

Other information that Sherry would like for you to know:

"I would like to remind everyone to consider being an organ donor. This can affect so many lives."