Artistic Smiles Dentistry
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Dr. Patricia McConnell opened her dental practice in 2003 after spending 16 years as an associate dentist in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She strives to provide high-tech, high-touch dentistry to all ages. Dr. Coleman Keesler joined our practice after graduating from Midwestern University in Phoenix. As a Neenah native, Dr. Keesler is enjoying the traditions of hunting, fishing and rock climbing and is glad to be back near family. We are a progressive dental practice who invests time every year traveling for continuing education. Cerec one-day crowns are the latest in the cutting-edge dentistry we provide. Call now to see how we can help you!

Patricia McConnell

Dr. Patricia McConnell

Dr. McConnell graduated from the University of Iowa in 1986 and moved to Wisconsin with her husband. She is a member of the American Dental Association and regularly participates in continuing education to stay current with new dental trends. Her mission is to put you at ease while providing you with comfortable dental care. She especially enjoys helping you enhance your smile, whether it is with veneers, crowns, or dentures.

Dr. Coleman (Cole) Keesler, DMD

Dr. Coleman (Cole) Keesler, DMD

Dr. Coleman (Cole) Keesler, DMD is a native of Neenah, Wisconsin and received his undergraduate degree from UW-LaCrosse in Biomedical Sciences.  He received his DMD from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona in May 2019.  Dr. Keesler truly enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially endodontics (root canals), oral surgery and implants.

His hobbies are rock climbing, hunting, fishing, creating metal sculpture, and of course, all things Green Bay Packers!


Amanda - Dental Hygienist

Amanda first started working at Artistic Smiles Dentistry in 2005 as a Dental Assistant. She then furthered her education and graduated from Fox Valley Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Amanda takes great pride in providing comfortable care for her patients and is dedicated to maintaining and improving their dental health.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, cooking and being with family and friends.


Kari- Dental Assistant and Clinic Coordinator

Kari has been a Dental Assistant with Dr. McConnell since September of 2005. Kari enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients, helping them to feel at home and answering any questions they may have. Kari enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and granddaughter. 


Brittany- Front Desk Coordinator

As one of our Patient and Financial Coordinators, Brittany assists you with any scheduling, billing or insurance questions. She graduated from the Fox Valley Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Office Administration, and joined Artistic Smiles Dentistry in November of 2014.

Brittany enjoys watching her family play basketball, cheering for the Packers, and being outdoors all year round. She is a concert lover who enjoys all varieties of music.


Barb - Dental Hygienist

Barb is a graduate of Marquette University where she majored in Dental Hygiene. She has 30+ years of hygiene experience and considers helping patients with early periodontal issues one of her specialties. After spending 23 years in the Milwaukee area, Barb and her husband are happy to be back in their native Fox Valley. Barb most enjoys spending time on the water in northern Wisconsin.

Michelle - Dental Hygienist

Michelle - Dental Hygienist

Michelle joined Artistic Smiles Dentistry in 2019 and is a graduate of the Fox Valley Technical College Dental Hygiene program. Michelle enjoys getting to know her patients and ensuring they have a positive, and pleasant visit and feel rewarded when her patients improve! In her spare time, she enjoys riding her horses, cooking and spending time with her husband and three adult children.


Emily - Dental Assistant

A graduate from the FVTC Dental Assisting program, she is originally from Prairie du Chein. Emily enjoys travel, hiking, and camping. When at home, she likes to bake and read biographies and memoirs.


Jean - Patient Treatment Coordinator

Jean joined Artistic Smiles Dentistry in October of 2018 as a patient treatment coordinator.  Jean enjoys cooking & cookbooks, reading, home improvement projects plus gardening. Jean and her husband Don love family time with their 3 children and 6 grandchildren, plus a new puppy. 

Contact us in Appleton, Wisconsin, for dental care that is provided by a friendly and caring staff.