About Your Dentist

Alison Conant, DMD

"I love having the ability to help people improve their lives by improving their smiles. It is important to me to give patients a great dental experience!"

My Mission:

"To provide my patients with the best possible dental care. To be honest, compassionate, and be truly caring to all of my patients."

Formal & Continuing Education:

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (Alton, IL)

Southern Illinois University, BS in Biological Sciences (Carbondale, IL)

Dr. Conant has completed the Heartland Dental Care Aesthetics Continuum and the Heartland Dental Care Doctor Leadership Series. She is also certified for Oral Sedation.

Associations & Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society

Personal Attention Professional Excellence:

"Understanding patient needs is one of the most important aspects of dentistry. I continually strive to better my abilities in order to provide each and every patient with the best care possible and to make sure their needs are met. It is a privilege to help patients with this aspect of their oral health, and I want to show my patients just how much I truly care about them and their oral health!"

Elaine Dossett, DDS

"Dentistry creates miracles every day. From the low self-esteem patient brought to shining smiles, to the sick diabetic brought to new levels of health – dentistry starts the magic!"

My Mission

"My mission is to provide gentle care to all of my patients, and to help fearful patients get the treatment they need so each and every person can have a beautiful, healthy smile!"


DDS, Northwestern University Dental School – Chicago, IL

B.A. – Biology, Univeristy of the Pacific – Stockton, CA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Dossett continues to seek out a varity of continuing education opportunities to further her ability to provide advanced care to patients. She is trained in the following practices and technologies: Schick Intraoral Camera, digital radiography, CEREC, Biolase and Lares Lasers, DIAGNOdent, air abrasion, dental esthetic photography and digital enhancement of smiles, and Invisalign. She has also been involved in a 3-year advanced study of TMJ with Dr. P. Dawson.

Life & Hobbies

In her free time, Dr. Dossett enjoys spending time with her husband, James, and three children, Carrie, Jordan, and Mia. She also is a textile and quilting artist and enjoys mystery novels and sports. She has participated in programs providing free dental care, served as a Doctor Development Mentor, and trained over 100 dental employees in various locations.