Meet the Team at Shank Center for Dentistry

Our team loves helping patients by providing exceptional dental care. Each member of our staff is passionate and dedicated to what we do. Please take a moment to read all about us. We look forward to meeting you in our Indianapolis, IN dental office.

Jennifer Bjerregaard Dental Hygienist--LDH
Jennifer Bjerregaard, Dental Hygienist

Jenni graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry. She has been in the dental hygiene profession for over 20 years. She is committed to providing quality dental care, and is dedicated to individualizing the needs of each patient.

Jenni grew up on the south side and graduated from Center Grove High School. She and her husband still reside there with their 2 children, who also attend Center Grove schools. Outside of work, Jenni enjoys being active, exercising and the outdoors. She does gardening, both vegetables and flowers. Her family likes traveling out west, visiting family, hiking National Parks and playing in the mountains, along with ocean and beach time. She loves spending time with her family and watching her kids in their activities. You can usually find her at the ball fields!

Jenni looks forward to caring for you and helping to ensure a great dental experience at Shank Dentistry!

Robin Black, Dental Hygienist
Robin Black, Dental Hygienist

Robin has been a dental hygienist for over 30 years and has been practicing in Perry Township since 2001. She loves getting to know her patients and making them feel at ease in the dental chair. She also enjoys educating her patients so they can maintain great oral health.

Robin is originally from northwest Indiana but has lived in the Indianapolis area since moving here to attend Indiana University School of Dentistry. She and her husband, Joel, lived in Perry Township while raising their children. Robin and her husband recently moved to Franklin to be closer to their son, Kevin, and his wife Natalie as well as their daughter, Marci, and her husband, Matt.

In her spare time, Robin loves to be outdoors as much as possible. She also enjoys reading, spending time with her family and friends, and spoiling her granddogs, Rue & Riley!

Hali Householder, Dental Hygienist

Hali has loved practicing Dental Hygiene since 2012! Prior to earning her degree in Dental Hygiene from Savannah, GA, she received her Dental Assisting Degree in 2009 from Orange Coast College in southern California. In 2014, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Sciences from IUPUI. Her passion for dentistry has taken her to Belize, Central America with Project Smile, an international dental volunteer organization. Hali has also observed dentistry in Istanbul, Turkey. While her focus in dentistry has always been Dental Hygiene, she has worked as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant, and Front Office Personnel.

Hali currently lives on the south side of Indianapolis with her husband, Luke, their daughter, Harlow, and their goldendoodle, Bruno! When she is not focusing on the evolving world of dentistry, she enjoys traveling to the beach, going to the lake, spending time with friends and family, and attending community events. Hali is honored to work with Dr. Shank and his staff, as they share the same goal of providing the absolute best care to their patients!

Gina Cardoza, Front Office Coordinator
Gina Cardoza, Front Office Coordinator

Gina has been in the dental industry for over 20 years after learning dental assisting in the US Navy in 1993.  She has maintained several roles throughout her career, and is very passionate about dentistry.  In her free time, Gina enjoys spending quality time with her husband Julio, their three children, and two granddaughters.

Simone Seguin, Dental Assistant
Simone Seguin, Dental Assistant

Simone has many years of front office and customer care experience and has been in the dental field since 2016 as a hygiene assistant. She is excited to join our team as a dental assistant, and enjoys taking care of patients and making them feel welcome.

Simone was born and raised in Germany and met her husband Ray in 2000 when he was stationed there with the US-Army. After his retirement from the military they decided to make the Hoosier State their home and to reside in Franklin.

She loves traveling abroad with her family. In her spare time, she likes participating in activities with her son John, interior decorating, gardening and hanging out with her cats Boots and Shylo.