THOMAS E. KAMINSKI, DMD
Dr. Tom is the youngest in a family of four. He grew up in a dental family, with his father being an orthodontist and his brother becoming a general dentist several years before him. He has always had an interest in the field.
He earned his BA in cell biology from the University of Kansas and his DMD from Southern Illinois University–School of Dental Medicine in 1998. Prior to establishing his private practice in May of 2007, Dr. Tom completed hundreds of hours of courses in post-graduate study. These studies include cranio-facial pain, TMJ dysfunction and sleep apnea. Dr. Tom has vowed to continue his own post-doctoral education and that of his staff to stay on top of the latest dental health advances and deliver the best treatments possible.
Board-Certified: General Dentistry, Central Regional Dental Testing Board
Fellow: American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
DMD: Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Carbondale, IL
BA: Cell Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Member: American Dental Association, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and Brown Door-Kewaunee Dental Societies
When Dr. Tom is not in the office, he enjoys skiing, hunting, fishing and everything outdoors.
Kristina LaVigne, CDA
"Smiles are contagious and I love that we are the start of this epidemic, patients become more like family in our office."
Kristina studied Dental Assisting at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and graduated in 2014. While attending NWTC, she, just like our other assistant Kasey, did her clinical hours here at Kaminski Dental Center. Kristina furthered her career by successfully becoming a Certified Dental Assistant. She continues to further educate her dental assisting knowledge by attending seminars and keeping up with continuing education programs.
She was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and still enjoys spending her leisure time up there. Not too worry though, she is still a huge fan of the Green and Gold! She enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, exploring, and being outdoors.
Amanda Kositzke, RDH
"I love being part of the Kaminski Dental Center team and helping our patients achieve better oral health and smiles!"
Amanda gradutated in 2012 from FVTC in Appleton, Wisconsin with an Associate of Applied Science degree in dental hygiene. She was president of the FVTC Dental Club, a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and recieved the Wisconsin Dental Foundation Scholarship. Amanda also completed the dental assisting program in 2006 before going back to school for dental hygiene, she also went on and is certified in laser use.
Amanda and her husband Kory welcomed their first child in 2016, Kate. They love outdoors, walking, and fishing. They also enjoy time spent with family and friends and cheering on the Packers and Brewers.
Kasey Heim(Bink), CDA
"The best part of my job is being part of a team that not only helps create beautiful smiles but also helps create more self-esteem in people. Our patients are more than patients to me – I view them as friends."
Kasey graduated from FVTC in 2013 from the Dental Assisting Program. While she was attending FVTC, she did her clinical hours here at Kaminski Dental Center. After graduating from FVTC, Kasey furthered her career by becoming a certified dental assistant. She also graduated from Bay Community College in Michigan with a degree in business and is currently enrolled in the dental hygiene program at NWTC and is anxiously awaiting her graduation in May 2017 where she will become a Registered Dental Hygienist.
Kasey and her new husband Jeremy enjoy time spent with their families back home in the small town of Bark River, Michigan. It is there that Kasey also loves to spend time with her 3 horses, Colby, Rebel, and Cotton. When she is not back home, she likes to exercise, participate in local activities, and spend some quiet time with her rescue cat, Milo.
Stacey Clark, Office Manager
"Patients who walk through our door come from all walks of life, but when they leave they have one thing in common, and that is the smile. My favorite part is seeing those smiles and being a part of the amazing dental team that made them possible."
Stacey has over 20 years of experience in customer service and in the insurance industry. Stacey has worked in dental offices as well as at a large dental insurance company. With her experience in both the dental and insurance areas, she delights in helping our patients understand their insurance plans and coverage.
Stacey has been married to Jeff since 1995 and they have one son, Tyler. She loves animals and especially her rescue dog, Havana Daydreamer, In her free time Stacey enjoys, spending time with her family, She is the proud Aunt of 9 nieces and 4 nephews plus 1 great nephew and 1 great niece.
When you need top-notch dental care that you and your family can depend on, come to Kaminski Dental Center. Please schedule your visit with us at 920.857.3011. For your convenience, you can use our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your preferred consultation time with one of our dental professionals.