Meet Dr. Denise

Dr. Denise R. Hand

Denise Hand D.M.D

General Dentist

Dr. Denise is a 2008 graduate of New Athens High School and is the middle daughter of Dennis and Susan Works. Her two sisters, Sarah Jansen and Molly Wittmer, are both high school teachers. Dr. Denise has been married to her husband, Erik, for ten years and they have a two year old son named Tarik. Denise completed the Doctor of Dental Medicine program at SIU in Alton, Illinois and came to Freeburg to practice dentistry with her father-in-law, Dr. Burl Hand, in 2017. In 2020, Dr. Burl retired and amidst a pandemic, Dr. Denise bought and became the sole owner of Freeburg Family Dental. In the rare time she takes vacation, Dr. Denise loves camping and hiking. Her favorite places to travel have been the national parks in Utah and Colorado.