Dental Staff

All professionals at Freeburg Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Tiffany Huelsmann
    Dental Hygienist

    Tiffany is from Freeburg and graduated from Freeburg High School in 2004. She then attended Kaskaskia College’s Dental Assisting Program followed by John A Logan College in Carterville, Illinois where she earned her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Tiffany has worked at this office for the past 12 years. She has a big heart for working with children and special needs patients. She has 3 kids, 2 dogs, and loves interior decorating. She has renovated four houses over the last 12 years. In 2018 she decided to expand her education and get her real-estate license. When she is not at the office making patients smile, she is celebrating with clients starting new chapters in their lives by helping them find or sell their homes.

  • Shelby Szumigala CDA, RDH, BS
    Dental Hygienist

    Shelby Szumigala is one of our dental hygienists here at Freeburg Family Dental. She graduated from New Athens High School in 2012 and SIUE with her Bachelors of Science in 2016. After five years of dental assisting experience, she continued into the dental field at Lewis and Clark Dental Hygiene School. Shelby married her husband JC in September 2019, and they have one fat cat, Annie. Shelby enjoys being outside swimming, hiking, or jumping into her latest home renovation project.

  • Bethany Smith
    Office Manager

    Bethany graduated from Freeburg Community High School in 2005. She graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at John A. Logan College as a Certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She started working for Freeburg Family Dental in 2009 as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist. She proceeded to expand her abilities and became the insurance advocate. She loves being able to help our patients with any questions they have about their treatment plan, insurance, or financial needs. In 2020 her title changed to Office Manager. She still enjoys helping and interacting with patients. So when she is not behind the scenes, you will see her jumping in to help any of our team members. Outside of the office, she enjoys family time with her husband and 6 kids. She also enjoys running and is working towards her goal of completing a marathon in every state.