About Us

Mark D. Warner, DDS

Mark earned his bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University double majoring in Psychology and Philosophy in 1988. He received his doctoral degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2002 and completed a general practice residency at St. Luke's Medical center shortly thereafter. In 2005, he and Dr. Igwike opened Southshore Dental Group. Mark enjoys reading, building whatever comes to mind and planning for the future.

Emmanuel Igwike, DDS

Emmanuel came to the United States from Nigeria in 1989. He earned his assiociated degree in general science from Delgado Community College in New Orleans. He received his BS in Physics from Southern University in New Orleans. He received his doctoral degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2002 and subsequently completed a general practice residency at St. Luke's Medical Center. He opened Bradley Family Dental Group in Brown Deer Wisconsin in 2004 and, along with Dr. Warner, opened Southshore Dental Group in 2005.

Katie Ann Gast, DDS

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree from Carthage College double majoring in Neuroscience and Biology. She received her doctoral of Dental Surgery from Marquette University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she joined the team at Greenfield Optimal Dental Care. Katie strives to treat patients with the highest quality of dental care and ensures an environment where open communication is key, helping patients to understand their oral conditions and all possible treatment options. Katie doesn’t simply work ON patients, she works WITH them to reach their oral health goals. Originally born and raised in Texas, Katie has made a permanent home in Wisconsin through her love of the Midwestern life style and Wisconsin sports teams. In her free time, she enjoys bike riding, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Smith, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Lisa graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2013 with an Associates in Dental Hygiene. She has been apart of the team here since 2014. Providing the best care to her patients is top priority and is what she loves to do. When not in the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and trying new restaurants.

Brandie Henke, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Brandie graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2010 with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing in the greater Milwaukee area ever since. Brandie feels education is the key to obtaining good oral habits, no mattter what age! She is patient and compassionate with her patients, treating them all as if they were her own family. When she is not at work, she enjoys attending Brewers games, Admirals games and watching the Packers play. In the summer, she loves to get away from the city and go camping with friends and her dog, Gemma.


Owema Gilbert-Murray
Dental Assistant

Tina Pierce
Dental Assistant

Roxanna Melendez
Dental Assistant

Claudia Hernandez
Front Desk

Jessica Paddock
Front Desk