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. 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 10 years ago 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 walking her dog, spending time with family and friends and traveling.


Kari - Dental Assistant

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 and 3 children. Kari also enjoys spending her free time outdoors, walking her dog and reading.


Brittany - Patient and Financial 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. She enjoys watching her family play basketball, cheering for the Packers, and creating arts and crafts.


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.


Emily - Dental Assistant

Recently graduated from FVTC Dental Assisting program. She is originally from Prarie du Chein and enjoys hiking and cooking.


Jean - Patient Treatment Coordinator

Jean joined Artistic Smiles Dentistry in October of 2018 as a patient treatment coordinator. She is excited to learn more about the ever-changing world of dental care and is excited to bring her people skills to the front office area. 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. You will see her at a lot of soccer games these days!


Toua - Dental Assistant

A recent graduate from the FVTC Dental Assistant Program in May 2019, Toua loves to meet and work with new people. He also loves to travel, play soccer and cooking. He has been in Appleton for over 12 years, graduated from Appleton West and is originally from Thailand.

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