Winghaven Dentist - Family Dentistry - O’Fallon - MO

Winghaven Dentist in O’Fallon, MO


Are you looking for a trusted family Winghaven dentist in O’Fallon, MO? Make an appointment with us at Boardwalk Family Dental, where we provide you and your family with quality, comprehensive dental care in a friendly, state-of-the art facility. Our caring, professional doctors and staff strive to meet your individual needs with our convenient hours and latest dental techniques. What’s more, we pride ourselves on forging life-long partnerships with all of our patients.


Our Dentists

Dentist in O’Fallon, MO

Eric Hurtte, D.M.D.

Dr. Hurtte attended Eastern Illinois University before graduating from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Hurtte is a member of the American Dental Association, American Orthodontic Society, and the Appliance Therapy Group.

As an experienced Winghaven dentist in O’Fallon, MO, Dr. Hurtte treats people at every stage of their lives. His youngest-ever patient was just three weeks old, and his oldest 105. Whether he’s fitting teenagers with braces, or his older patients with crowns and bridges, Dr. Hurtte is committed to delivering the highest standard of personalized care. He is skilled in all aspects of family, cosmetic, and reconstructive dentistry, from routine cleanings to dentures, and is also a certified provider of Invisalign.


Elizabeth Brack, D.M.D.

Elizabeth is a recent transplant to the St. Louis area. She is very excited to be a part of the “Boardwalk Family!” Elizabeth grew up in the small town of Martinsville, Indiana, with her parents and younger sister. She attended DePauw University, where she met her husband, Jesse Williams, then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, for dental school at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.

After graduating, Elizabeth moved to Paris, Illinois, to begin her career as a dentist. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentists, Missouri Dental Association, and Greater St. Louis Dental Society. She also enjoys her involvement with the O’Fallon Kiwanis Club.

Elizabeth and Jesse enjoy exploring the St. Louis region, exercising, traveling, and spending time with their newly-adopted cat, Simon.


Our Dental Hygienists

Eric Oltman


Eric Oltman, R.D.H.

Eric grew up in the small town of St. Clair, MO where he enjoyed sports, biking and time with family and friends. After high school, Eric earned a degree in business management from Missouri State University. Shortly after graduating, he decided to pursue a career in health care as a dental hygienist. Eric graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College in May of 2012 as a registered dental hygienist. He enjoys working with patients and appreciates the variety of challenges that are encountered in the dental office.

Eric is proud to be a party of the Boardwalk Family Dental team. When he isn’t at the office he prefers to be spending time with family, friends and his girlfriend. He enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants. Eric also likes the outdoors. Whether it’s the rivers and lakes of Missouri or an occasional getaway to see the ocean, he loves water. He has a dog names Pigeon and a cat named Cali that’s always make him laugh and keep him smiling. He treats every patient with the best care possible and looks forward to working with you.

Kimberly Knowles

Kimberly Knowles, R.D.H.

Kimberly grew up in the Chicago area and moved to St. Louis in 1989. She worked as a dental assistant for several years before entering the dental hygiene program and graduating in 1994. Kimberly continues to take courses to stay up to date with all the latest dental trends and technologies. She is grateful to have such a rewarding career, and loves being a part of the awesome Boardwalk team.


Kirsten Burkemper

Kirsten Burkemper, R.D.H.

Kirsten joined Boardwalk Family Dental in 2005 after graduating from St. Louis Community College Dental Hygiene program. Every year she takes CE classes to stay up to date with the lastest technology. Kirsten comes to us from a small farm community where she grew up and still resides. Kirsten says that Boardwalk is her, “Home away from home.”


Melissa Marquart

Melissa Marquart, R.D.H.

Melissa graduated from St. Louis Community College-Forest park with an Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She also earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Missouri State University. She has been employed at Boardwalk Family Dental since 2012 and loves working with her patients. Melissa enjoys getting to know my patients, assisting them in maintaining good oral health, and educating them on how to improve their oral hygiene



Our Dental Assistants

Tija Hunter

Tija Hunter, C.D.A., E.F.D.A.

Tija is the Office Manager of Boardwalk Family Dental.She is a 1981 Graduate of the Missouri College and has been doing this a long time.Tija is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) and the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA). She is also the director of the dental assisting schools that Dr. Eric owns and operates. Tija met Dr. Eric when they both worked at a children’s clinic, and she came to work for him when his office opened in 2003! After making an hour drive each way, I just moved over here to be closer to work and all my Boardwalk Friends!

Theresa Anderson

Theresa Anderson, E.F.D.A.

Theresa graduated from dental assisting school at Black Hawk College in Moline, IL in August of 1976. She landed here at Boardwalk July 2012 and is staying put! She is an expanded functions dental assistant and enjoys being more involved in patient’s treatment. Theresa has also been a member of the ADAA for over a year.

Theresa hails from Aledo, Illinois and relocated for her husband, Tim’s work. They have two sons; Ryan who lives in Ankeny, Iowa and has the most beautiful daughter, Payton. Shawn lives in Chicago and is an amazing pastry chef! Other than that, her dogs Belle and Janis are the only kids at home.

The only trouble Theresa has living in the St. Louis area is that she is a Cub’s fan! But we can always change her of that bad habit.

Brett Hunter

Brett Hunter, CEREC Specialist

Brett graduated from the Dental Careers Institute in 2013, here at Boardwalk Family Dental, and was asked to join the team upon graduating. He received his Associates in Applied Science from Louis and Clark Community College also in 2013. Brett loves computers and new technologies which is why he is especially fond of the CEREC crown construction software. In his free time he loves playing guitar and skateboarding.

Terry Norris

Terry Norris, E.F.D.A.

Terry has been in the dental field for 4 1/2 years and she has worked three of those years right here at Boardwalk Family Dental. She is also our designated orthodontics assistant as well as being an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Terry married her husband, Josh, in 2008. They have one son named Aidan, a dog named Hendrix and a bearded dragon named Rodriga. In her free time Terry enjoys hanging out with her family, going to the lake, camping, riding bikes and roller blading.



Our Front Desk Staff

Diane Tayon

Diane Tayon

Diane has been in the dental field since 2001 and has been at Boardwalk Family Dental since 2010. She has been working in customer service for 36 years. Diane lives in Winfield and has a daughter and a son who both live in Jackson, MO. Diane loves what she does and she is excited to be working with such great people and patients, as well as the leading Winghaven dentist in O’Fallon, Missouri.

Peggy Duke

Peggy Duke

Peggy enjoys her cats, and flowers. She has a strong Christian faith that helps guide her in life. She joined Boardwalk Family Dental in December of 2011 after working with Dr. Eric at a Nursing facility for 10 years.

Kristen Cook

Kristen Cook


7766 Winghaven Blvd.
O'Fallon, MO 63368
(636) 561-4117

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