If you have ever experienced dental anxiety, Dr. Michelle Horst will provide you with compassionate, gentle care that will make you feel at ease. Prior to earning her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Dr. Michelle worked as an applied behavioral therapist for children diagnosed on the autistic spectrum and individuals with anxiety disorders. Dr. Michelle moved from the Chicago suburbs to her husband’s home town of Peoria where they permanently reside.
Dr. Michelle has been practicing full-time in the Peoria location where she provides many families with gentle, compassionate dentistry. She especially enjoys working with children and educating families on proper dental care.
In her spare time, Dr. Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, son (Joshua) and daughter (Nora born December 2018) as well as her very large extended family. Their favorite activities are swimming, going on nature hikes and watching outdoor movies in their backyard.