The Staff at Dr Doolittle's Dental Suite

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.


doolittleDr. Doolittle
M. Elizabeth Doolittle, D.D.S. is a 1996 graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. In 1997, she completed a General Practice Residency in Chicago at the West Side Veterans Hospital. After being in a group practice for over 10 years, Dr. Doolittle opened the Dental Suite, LLC where she is the primary dentist.

Dr. Doolittle is a full time general dentist who owns and operates a state of the art office offering a variety of oral health care services for the entire family. The services include treatment modalities such as restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and general orthodontics for all ages. She also provides many surgical treatments like tooth extractions and gum related procedures. Currently Dr. Doolittle averages over 75 credits a year of continuing education and is an active member of: the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and the American Orthodontic Society.

Dr. Doolittle stands out in the central Wisconsin area because she takes a personal interest in the place she calls home, Wisconsin Rapids. Being active in local service organizations and volunteer committees she has gone the extra mile to serve those around her. In recent years, Dr. Doolittle has been part of specific organizations, which provide care for those battling cancer and has made a personal impact in their lives.

Dr. Doolittle resides in Wisconsin Rapids with her husband Thomas and their four daughters. In her personal time, she is busy with her family. They spend much time together biking, boating, skiing, golfing, and running. She is an avid reader and devoted mother.


Jeanne earned an associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Northcentral Technical College in 1983. She continued her education and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University in 1993. Jeanne has over 26 years of experience in dental hygiene, is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, and licensed to administer local anesthetic. She likes to stay current with all new products and procedures and takes pride in delivering quality care.

Jeanne lives in Marshfield, WI with her husband Rick and her sister Rita. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, lawn work, reading, and riding her moped.

Julie has worked with Dr. Doolittle since 2002. She is trained and very current with the strict standards of OSHA compliance and instrument sterilization. Julie is supportive to her co-workers in all areas of the office. She is our sterilization technician, hygiene assistant, ordering consultant, handles maintenance scheduling, and helps at the reception desk. She brings a positive and friendly presence to the office and is always willing to help in any way.

Julie has lived in the Wisconsin Rapids area for most of her life. She resides with her husband Scott and youngest son Gunnar. Julie has two other adult children, Jennifer and Scott whom she is very proud of. Her family enjoys traveling, going to Brewers games, and are supportive of the Port Edwards Blackhawk's sporting events that Gunnar is involved in.

Julie Loves working with people and enjoys patient care and the friendships that develop.

Marlene started with Dr. Doolittle in 2002 and continued as her assistant when she joined The Dental Suite, LLC in 2007.  She many years of experience in clinical dentistry which includes working in specialty clinics such as orthodontics and periodontics. Her main interest continues to be general dentistry where she enjoys assisting in all aspects of patient care. She joined Dr. Doolittle

Marlene keeps her skills and education current as she pursues continuing education throughout the year. As a Stratford native, Marlene resides in Hewitt with her husband Bill and their two children, Christopher and Ashley. She enjoys camping ,boating, exercising, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dogs Gigi and Levi.

Her expertise and care will make you feel very comfortable and she enjoys working with patients of all ages.

maryMary Ellen
Mary Ellen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Marquette University in 1980 and joined Dr. Doolittle in 2007.  She has been instrumental in setting up and managing dental offices while her primary passion remains in dental hygiene. Mary Ellen has many years of experience in the dental field which includes clinical dental hygiene, office management, and has been a part time dental hygiene adjunct instructor at Northcentral Technical College since 1988.  She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and is licensed to administer local anesthesia. Continuing education is a priority and Mary Ellen looks forward to attending courses each year. At the Dental Suite, she provides excellent dental hygiene care for her patients and assists in the daily operation of our office.

Mary Ellen is a native of Rockford, IL, and has lived in Wisconsin Rapids since 1981. She adores her three children, Mitchell, Ryan and Karli. Family is most important in her life and she loves being a mother. Mary Ellen enjoys golf, tennis, exercise, reading, and spending time with her friends.

Mary Ellen strives to make a difference in the lives of others and through dentistry she can promote health and wellness with of all her patients. She always has a smile on her face and with her outgoing and caring personality she looks forward to meeting you at the Dental Suite, LLC.

Tanya has a background in Occupational Therapy and then received an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2005 from Northcentral Technical College. She started with Dr. Doolittle in 2001 as a Dental Assistant and then rejoined her again after dental hygiene school. She has a passion for perseverance in the profession of dental hygiene and strives to excel at meeting professionalism with patient quality care. She adores working with all ages and loves to use her knowledge in the hopes of spreading as much information about oral health and its relationship to everyone's physical well being. She is certified to deliver local anesthesia and is a First Responder for RVFD.

Tanya is married to Ernie and has one daughter and a step son and lives with them in Stevens Point, WI. Her hobbies include playing guitar, piano and singing. She has been a Polynesian dancer since she was 7 years old and lived overseas on the island of Saipan in the U.S. Mariana Islands. Tanya spent time in Kyoto, Japan as an exchange student and was blessed with many opportunities of cultural travel as she was growing up.

Tanya greets everyday with a contagious smile and a strong desire for the fight against gum disease which is her driving force to treat her patients.

Cathy joined Dr. Doolittle at The Dental Suite, LLC in June of 2010.  We are pleased to have her as part of our team!  With over 26 years as an experienced dental assistant, Cathy is an asset to our office in helping to provide patient care as well as in her current position at the front desk.  She greets all patients in a professional manner and helps in patient scheduling, insurance reimbursements, and payment options.  Her energetic and outgoing personality will surely make you feel welcome.

Cathy is a native of Wisconsin Rapids and resides here with her husband Roger.  Her children and grandchildren are her pride and joy.  Cathy is an avid reader, enjoys motorcycling, walking, gardening, and time with family and friends.  She is also a very devoted Packer fan.

Cathy looks forward to meeting you at our office and assisting in making your dental visit an enjoyable experience.

Welcom Judy!  She joined the Dental Suite, LLC in April 2018.  Judy is eperienced with patient financial options and arrangements, insurance reimbursements, patient scheduling, and is our coordinator for any of your financial needs.  Judy has over 30 yeas of dental experience.

Judy always makes you feel welcome and has a great sense of humor.  She enjoys time with her children and grandchildren as well as watching all their sporting events.  Judy loves spending time up north with her husband Sam.  She enjoys fishing, snowmobiling, and is a devoted Brewers fan.  

Judy looks forward to meeting you!


Sarah became the newest member of our office in Spring of 2012, joining Dr. Doolittle and staff.  She is a graduate of Blackhawk Technical College where she earned her diploma in dental assisting.  Sarah has 13 years of experience in the dental field, and we welcome her knowledge and enthusiasm and are excited to have her as part of our team.

Sarah is a native of Beloit, WI and resides in Wisconsin Rapids with her husband Travis, her son Charlie, and her daughter Paige.  She enjoys camping, gardening, and reading.  She takes pride in being a mother and values the time spent with family and friends.

Sarah will always greet you with a smile and her friendly and outgoing personality will make you feel comfortable and welcome.  She looks forward to seeing you at The Dental Suite, LLC.

Krystal recently joined Dr. Doolittle's office in October 2012.  She is a graduate of the Northcentral Technical College Dental Hygiene Program where she received an associate degree in dental hygiene.  She also has experience in administering local anesthesia.

Krystal lives in Mosinee with her husband and two children.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and riding their horses in her spare time.

We appreciate her care and concern for her patients, and she looks forward to seeing you at The Dental Suite, LLC.


Tonya began her career in the dental field in 2007 and joined Dr. Doolittle in June 2013.  She is proficient with her computer skills and very helpful in assisting patients with their financial options.

Tonya is a native of Pittsville, WI and resides there with her husband and four children on a 400 cow dairy farm.  She is the cheerleading and dance team coach for the Pittsville High School.  Tonya is very creative and enjoys scrapbooking for all of the events.  Most of her free time is occupied raising her children and keeping up with all their activities.

Tonya is always happy to assist you with any scheduling needs at The Dental Suite, LLC and looks forward to seeing you.


Sally joined The Dental Suite, LLC in June 2016  and we are happy to have her as part of our front office team.  She has 25 years of experience in General Dentistry and Oral Surgery practices. 

Sally is from Pittsville, WI and resides with her husband Gary and 3 of their 8 children.  Her family enjoys spending time outdoors doing yard work, camping, and staying at a relative's cabin up north.  Family time and friends are important to Sally. 

Sally will always greet you with a smile and happy to assist you with patient scheduling and any insurance questions. 

 Erica has 13 years of clincal experience, which includes working both as a dental assistant and dental hygienist.  She received her Dental Assisting certificate from South West Technical Colllege in 2005 and her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from Madison Area Technical College in 2009.  Erica is also licensed to administer local anesthetic.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and making their visit as comfortable as possible.  Her favorite part of dentistry is helping patients acheive their goal to a healthy, confident smile.  Erica stays current in the field by attending numerous continuing education courses. 
Erica grew up on a dairy farm in Lancaster, WI.  She resides outside of Friendship, WI with her husband Garrett and her two boys, Archer (3) and Asher (18 mos).  Outside of work, Erica enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, hunting, cooking, and most of all being a mom.