Meet The Team


Dr. Kenneth M Lutsch, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Lutsch earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from Northwestern University Dental School in 1987. He worked as an associate dentist for two years in Rockford and Chicago .He has practiced in his current location since 1989. Dr. Lutsch believes in performing a thorough exam, diagnosing conditions, informing patients of treatment options and most importantly... listening to the desires of his patients before finalizing a mode of action. Dr. Lutsch prides himself on being gentle. "I treat all my patients as if they were a member of my immediate family".

Dr. Lutsch has taken many continuing education courses in cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry. He feels that implants are the future of dentistry and offer solutions to problems that were previously very dificult to treat including loose dentures and missing teeth. He is a member of the American Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, Winnebago County Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Lutsch enjoys photography, snowmobiling, softball, tennis, traveling,  and mainly spending time with his son and daughter.

Michelle Thome

Office Manager

Michelle is the first person you will meet. She has worked with Dr. Lutsch for over seventeen years. She was a chair side assistant for five years and gained valuable knowledge about dental procedures during that period. As our office manager, she uses this knowledge while communicating with patients and insurance companies. She is committed to making sure that cost is not a barrier to obtaining high quality dental care. When not at work, Michelle enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with her husband, children, and dog Ruger.

Ashley Falzone

Dental Assistant

Ashley has been a chairside assistant with Dr. Lutsch since 2009. She always has a smile on her face which makes our paitients feel relaxed. She is very attentive to detail especially when it comes to cleaning and sterilizing. Ashley is always willing to lend a helping hand. In fact, she is often asked to hold our patient's hand for comfort. She takes classes to further her education at Rock Valley and enjoys spending time with her family.

Taylor Brickson

Dental Assistant

Taylor earned her Dental Assisting Technical Diploma in 2014. In 2017 she furthered her education and became certified by the Dental Assisting National Board. She enjoys working chair side with doctor and doing her part in helping patients gain back their self-esteem & confidence with a beautiful smile. When not working, Taylor enjoys time with Family and spending time outdoors fishing, camping, and traveling.   

Diamond Amaya, RDH

Dental Hygientist

Diamond earned her dental hygiene degree at Rock Valley College. She is passionate about brining considerate, quality care to all her patients. She loves spending time with her husband, friends, and family including her dogs-Samson and Delilah. A few of her hobbies are cooking, reading, and travelling. She hopes to travel to all 50 states by the time she turns 30. Diamond takes pride in putting a smile on your face and getting to know each and every one of her patients!

Katie Brunke, RDH

Dental Hygientist

Katie joined our team in 2018. She is passionate about preventative care and enjoys discussing how to improve oral and overall health. She has a Bachelors of Science and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Katie loves spending time outdoors with her two children and her husband. When she's not chasing around her kids, she enjoys long walks and yoga. 

MaryAnn Maggio, RDH

Dental Hygientist

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Machesney Park Dentist, Dr. Kenneth Lutsch is a dental professional dedicated to General, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry such as Dental Exams, Cleanings, X-rays, Fluoride, Dental Makeovers, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Crowns, & more. Please come and visit Machesney Park, IL dentist Kenneth Lutsch, DDS.

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