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Meet the Staff

Smile Arts Dental Staff

Luba Balaban, Office Manager, RDH

Luba Balaban

Luba Balaban is an active member of ADHA, mother of 5 children: 2 boys and 3 girls. She graduated in 2000 with the degree of RDH from the IU dental school. Luba moved to USA in 1996 with the Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the State Medical University of the Republic of Moldova.

During intensive training back in 1990-1995, she met her future husband Dr. Alex Balaban and graduated successfully in 1995 with a 3 month old precious boy. Luba is happy to have been a part of Smile Arts Dental from the very beginning when it was founded in August, 2004. Her mission is to help the office grow, create a happy environment for both staff members and patients and support Dr. Balaban to be able to give patients the best up-to-date dental care possible.

She loves being around kids and is happy to make the young generation become responsible independent grown-ups with beautiful happy healthy smiles!

Marissa Williamson, Dental Assistant

Marissa Williamson

Marissa, an Indiana native, has worked with Smile Arts Dental since 2019. Marissa holds both an EFDA certificate(Expanded functions dental assistant)and an X-ray certification. She graduated from International Business College in 2018. She strives to make patients feel comfortable and at ease. Marissa loves spending time with her family, making custom crafts, and outdoor activities with her dog Bmo.