Dental Assistants


Lissete joins our Excellence In Dentistry team with over two years of dental experience.  You will most likely meet Lissete assisting with Dr. Batchelor at both our Madison and Cottage Grove locations. Lissete graduated from Beloit High School where she participated in the Latino Club, played Varsity Soccer, and ran Varsity Cross Country. Lissete  knows that the dental office is not everyone’s favorite place to be, but Lissete’s gentle demeanor will help you feel comfortable and relaxed. Outside of the office, Lissete keeps active and busy with her rambunctious baby boy and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. “There is no one word that fits us all”

Mai Cheng

Mai Cheng  joins our  Excellence In Dentistry offices with over 3 years of dental experience as a Dental Assistant. She will be working at both the Madison and Cottage Grove offices assisting Dr. Sauve.  Mai Cheng has a passion to help others and strives to provide the best care to all her patients. You will surely enjoy Mai Chengs sweet and caring attitude at your next  treatment appointment with Dr. Sauve. Outside of work Mia Cheng enjoys Cooking, Baking and Eating!  “Do Small things with Great Love”



Amber comes to Excellence In Dentistry with over 7 years of clinical experience. Amber has spent several years focusing her attention on children and helping educate them on proper oral health. Amber provides her expert care at both our Cottage Grove and Madison Locations. “Live each day to the fullest”


Char joins our team of Dental Hygienists in 2018 at both the Madison and Cottage Grove Excellence In Dentistry locations. Char received her Associate of Applied Science from Madison College in 2016. Char is passionate about getting to know all her patients and helping to educate them on the importance of proper oral care. Char believes that staying healthy & feeling good about yourself is an important part of everyone’s overall health.  Char is a local, born and raised, Wisconsin resident who is a very avid Packer fan… Go Pack Go!  “The best preparation for Tomorrow is doing your best Today”


Madison Location – Bio Coming Soon!


Tina is a friendly and familiar face to many of our patients here at Excellence In Dentistry.  Tina is a registered dental hygienist at both our Madison and Cottage Grove locations. Tina is dedicated to establishing positive and caring relationships with our patients while providing exceptional service and quality dental care. Tina has been with Excellence In Dentistry for over 35 years and has always strived to treat all her patients like family  “Always be Humble and Kind”

Office Coordinators


Meet Kayla, if you have an appointment at our Excellence In Dentistry- Cottage Grove location, then you will surely see Kayla and meet her upon entering the building. Kayla is ready to help you with all your treatment needs, and will always greet you with a smile.   Kayla’s patient philosophy:  “Treat every person as if they are your family” and Kayla is always wanting the very best care for each person that visits our offices.  Kayla enjoys spending time with her friends and family relaxing at the beach or  hiking with her two brothers and two sisters.  Kayla grew up in the local area however she spent a couple years in Tennessee, so you just might hear a little bit of a southern drawl! “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal: you do not change your decision to get there”


Shannon is most likely the first person that you will meet when visiting our Excellence In Dentistry – Madison office. Shannon has spent many years working in guest services and has decided to take a glimpse into the dental world.  Shannon loves working with and getting to know all people. Shannon enjoys playing softball, listening to music, and has volunteered on two mission trips to Belize where she has worked with school age children running Vacation Bible Schools.  “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them“


Venessa is our Excellence In Dentistry- Madison Office Coordinator and Insurance Specialist. Venessa has many years within the medical field working as a patient care technician, phlebotomist, and CNA. After being in the medical field for many years, Venessa decided to expand horizons and give herself a challenge in a different field, you guessed it, Dental! And she absolutely fell in love with the anatomy of dental and the understanding of why it is important to maintain good oral and dental hygiene. Vanessa  loves to travel, participate in sporting events, enjoys swimming and other outdoor activities, she enjoys serving her community by volunteering and local events. Venessa has one son who plays football and attends the University of Wisconsin, “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life: IT GOES ON”

Office Manager

Both Locations


Cylinda began her dental career in 1999 and has been a dedicated asset at Excellence in Dentistry since 2005. Cylinda’s dedication and experience makes even the most apprehensive dental patient feel comfortable, as she has a vast dental knowledge and has taken on many roles within the Excellence In Dentistry offices. After spending more then 20 years assisting chairside with Dr. Batchelor, Cylinda has taken on the role of office manager for both our Madison and Cottage Grove locations. Cylinda works diligently to ensure all team members are provided a positive work environment and all patients have the best possible dental experience. When not in the dental office, Cylinda is a dedicated wife and mother of two very active children, and most evenings she can be found at a Baseball Field around the Midwest.  “No Act of Kindness Is Ever Wasted”