Dr. Thomas Anglemire, DDS
Dr. Anglemire earned his Bachelors in Science and Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign before attending dental school at the University of Illinois, where he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1984. He continues to advance his knowledge of dentistry through regular courses, and has received advanced training, attending the Pankey Institute, LVI for cosmetic dentistry, and completing numerous courses in prosthodontics and implant restoratives.
He is a member of multiple dental organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- Indiana Dental Association
- North Central Dental Society
- Chicago Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Anglemire has been practicing in the Granger, Indiana, area for 20 years. As a dentist, his goal is to provide personalized dentistry to all his patients.
Dr. Anglemire is married to Kim. Dr. Anglemire has 3 kids, Lindsey, Luke and Troy and a step-son Jacob. He has 4 grandchildren, 3 boys and 1 girl. He enjoys golf and cycling.
Ross J. Schafer, DDS
Oral health can play a pivotal role in the overall well-being of the human body and Dr. Ross Schafer strives to achieve optimal oral health with his patients to improve their quality of life. He grew up in South Bend and attended The Culver Academies and Indiana University prior to attending the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After practicing in Minnesota and serving the community in public health clinic, he is excited to have the opportunity to return home to Indiana and practice with the Granger Family Dentistry team and improve the oral health of the community.
Dr. Schafer enjoys treating patients in all areas of dentistry and has extensive experience in emergency care and relieving pain with extractions and root canal therapy. He continues to grow as a clinician by attending continuing education courses pertaining to digital dentistry and advanced root canal therapy in order to better serve the patients at Granger Family Dentistry.
Dr. Schafer is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society. Through these organizations he is able to network amongst dental colleagues and get involved with community events such as, Give Kids a Smile Day devoting an entire day of providing free dental services to children in need.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports, and playing with his Jack Russell Terrier, named Ruby.
Susie, Dental Hygienist
Susie graduated from IU-Fort Wayne 21 years ago, and has been with our practice for 20 years. She enjoys her co-workers and the great variety of people she meets every day.
Susie and her husband have two children, Luke and Jenna, that keep her busy when she isn’t working. She enjoys watching sports, especially IU basketball. Reading and crocheting are among her favorite hobbies, and her favorite book to date is The Lone Survivor.
Katie, Dental Hygienist
Katie graduated from IUSB 6 years ago as a dental hygienist. She has been with Granger Family Dentistry PC for a year, and enjoys interacting with her patients and building relationships with them. She works hard to help her patients achieve excellent oral health.
Katie has many hobbies, including, singing, painting, sculpture, making jewelry, ceramics, and physical fitness. She has completed an additional degree in personal fitness training, and loves spending time with her golden retriever, Jake.
Amber, Dental Hygienist
Amber has 24 years of experience as a registered dental hygienist. She graduated from WMU and KVCC, and has been with Granger Family Dentistry PC for 8 years. She loves her co-workers and enjoys getting to know her patients.
Amber likes sports, physical fitness, and her bulldog, Macie. She loves spending time at the lake with her husband and 3 children.
Helen, Dental Hygienist
Helen graduated from Darden College, Georgia, and has been with Granger Family Dentistry PC for 20 of her 43 years in the dental field.
She is married and has two grandchildren, Tori and Jeremy. She loves to read, but can’t name her favorite author because there are just too many! In her spare time, Helen enjoys “junking,” antiquing, flea marketing, genealogy, and playing with her dog, Max, and her cats, Kitten and Baby.
Mary, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Mary graduated from IUSB Dental with a BA in Communication. She has been with Granger Family Dentistry PC for 21 years. She loves her job because it is different every day and, “our patients are amazing.”
Mary and her husband have “too many cats” to name. She loves spending time with her daughter and her two grandsons. In her spare time, Mary enjoys gardening, biking, cooking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.
Sheri, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Sheri graduated from IUSB, and has been with Granger Family Dentistry PC for 16 years. She enjoys speaking with our patients and helping make them comfortable during their appointment.
When not in the office, she enjoys playing tennis, playing with her cat, and reading. Her favorite book is Chasing Mavericks.
Patty, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Front Desk Coordinator
Patty graduated from IUSB/SWMC, and has been in the dental field for 33 years, 19 of which have been with our practice. Patty loves the transformation of her patients from the beginning of their dental treatment through to successful completion.
Patty and her husband keep busy with their son and their three daughters, and their parakeet, dog, goldfish, and rabbits. Her hobbies include hiking, sewing, and singing. She is a 4-H project leader, a marching band mom, a Junior High Youth Leader, and a member of the 4-H Homemaker’s Club.
Nanette, Office Manager
Nanette has been our Office Manager for 28 years and is well versed in most aspects of our dental practice. She loves educating our patients about dental health and helping them make informed decisions about dental treatments. She says that, “Having a career with Granger Family Dentistry has exceeded my expectations, and the bonds I’ve developed with co-workers and patients have enriched my life.”
In her time away from the office she enjoys spending time with her 2 sons, James and Kyle, music, dancing, fishing, exercising, cooking, and reading. She loves watching Chicago Bears and Notre Dame Football and has been a life-long fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Karen, Dental Patient Administrator
Karen has been with our team at Granger Family Dentistry PC for 12 years. She and her husband have 3 children, Heather, John, and Tim, plus a dog, cats, piranhas, and a rat named Cloud. She is learning to golf, and enjoys gardening and riding her Harley. Her favorite hobby by far is spending time with her grandchildren, Matthew and Adelyn.