Kevin M. Artime, DMD

Dr. Artime is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a 1988 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine at Alton, Illinois. He is a member of the Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity and received the Excellence in Occlusion Award upon graduation.

Dr. Artime is a native of Belleville, Illinois. He established his dental practice in Decatur in July of 1988 and partnered with Dr. Wherley in 2011 to form Artime and Wherley Family Dentistry.

He is a member of the Decatur District Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and American Dental Association. Dr. Artime has served multiple offices and as president in the Decatur Dental Society. He has also served on many committees and as a delegate to the Illinois State Dental Society.

Kevin and his wife, Ginger, have six grown children and many grandchildren. They are active members of First Christian Church in Decatur, Illinois. He enjoys family time, exercise of many forms, reading, and travel.

Eric M. Wherley, DMD

Dr. Eric Wherley is a graduate of The University of Illinois at Springfield, Illinois State University and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He graduated as a member of the Xi Psi Phi International Dental Fraternity and received the Practice Management Award for Excellence in 2010.

Dr. Wherley is a native of Decatur, IL. He established his dental practice upon returning to Decatur when he purchased a long established dental practice in 2010. He then merged with Dr. Artime in 2011 to form Artime and Wherley Family Dentistry.

He is a member of the Decatur District Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society and The American Dental Association.

Dr. Wherley and his wife, Elizabeth have been blessed with five children and are active members of Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church. He enjoys outdoors and serves on the Macon County Conservation Foundation board. Eric enjoys hiking, bicycling, hunting, and home improvement projects.

Our Amazing Staff

Teresa Anderson

Teresa has worked in the dental field for 24 years. She has extensive experience dealing with insurance claims and monthly statements. Teresa enjoys flower and vegetable gardening.

Patty Frey

Patty has worked as a receptionist in the dental field for 33 years. She enjoys greeting patients and helping them with their scheduling and insurance needs. When she’s not working, Patty enjoys family time with her husband and two daughters and decorating for the holidays, including the office!

Brenda Cloyd

Brenda has been assisting for 31 years. She began her career with Dr. Davey and assisted chairside for 25 years. Her commitment to her patients continued after Dr. Davey’s retirement and continues to enjoy working with patients of all ages. Brenda has been married for 28 years and enjoys spending time with her two daughters and two grandchildren.

Diane Gentry

Diane has been a part of the front office team of Dr. Artime / Artime & Wherley Family Dentistry for 12 years.  She enjoys working with her patients and making them feel welcome when they come to the dental office. Decatur has always been her home. Diane’s heart belongs to a husband and two sons.  Her favorite moments are those spent with family & friends, her flower garden and cheering on the Illini & St. Louis Cardinals.

Michelle Hoadley

Michelle is a happy mother of three kids, Jackson, Samuel and Morgan.  Michelle has been a dental assistant since 2002 and is excited to be part of the team at Artime & Wherley Family Dentistry.  She loves to paint and decorate for herself and others.  Michelle is an active member of Life Foursquare Church.

Sasha Head

Sasha graduated from Parkland College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She currently lives just outside of Decatur in the country with her husband Rollin and daughter Raegan. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family on their farm where they grow corn and soybeans as well as raise beef cattle.

Angie Smith

Angie graduated from Lakeland College in Mattoon, IL, as a Dental Assistant in 1984. Her education was informational; however, working with patients “hands on” is the most educational. She enjoys learning something new every day.   Angie enjoys the variety of care and treatment she provides to each individual. Angie loves being able to restore someone’s smile and at the same time, their sense of self confidence. “A smile is worth a thousand words.” Angie has been blessed by Greg, her husband of 31 years, 2 beautiful daughters and an adopted son they are so proud of.

Jeana Shroyer

Jeana graduated from Southern Illinois University with an AAS in Dental Hygiene and a BS in Health Care Management.  She has worked both as a Registered Dental Hygienist and a dental educator in a public health setting. Jeana is married and has a grown daughter and son. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family.

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