drs. sutter and burgess
2111 East Oakland Ave. Ste D
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 663-6564

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Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Mark Burgess

Dr. Mark Burgess holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a DMD from Southern Illinois University School of
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Dr. Janet Sutter Bardell

Dr. Bardell grew up in Bloomington and graduated from Bloomington High School.

In 2001-2002, Dr. Bardell served our country in Iraq with the Army National Guard.
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Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, and the McLean County Dental Society. He celebrated his 25th year of practice in 2012.

Dr. Burgess is known for his down-to-earth manner and good sense of humor. His patients have grown to appreciate his genuine sincerity and personal interest in their dental care and overall well being. He and his wife live in Normal and have two daughters and a son. Their oldest daughter attends SIU-Carbondale while their other daughter is a student at Illinois State University and their son attends Normal Community High School.

Dr. Burgess is a past Board member of Mulberry School in Normal (including a 3-year term as president,) and a past member of the Unit 5 Citizens Advisory Council. He is currently on the Board of the McLean County Childrens Protection Advocacy. Dr. Burgess and his family are members of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomington.
After her honorable discharge from the Army National Guard she received a bachelors of science degree at the University of Illinois in 2008 and a DMD from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2012.

Dr. Bardell’s mother, Mary Sutter, is a chemistry teacher at Bloomington High School and her father, Thomas, retired from State Farm last year. Her husband, Miles Bardell, works for Prairie State Legal Services as an attorney. They have a goldendoodle, Stella, and spend a lot of their time playing with her at the many different parks in town.

Dr. Bardell is delighted to give back to the Bloomington Normal community and looks forward to getting to know you and your family. We are excited to have her at our practice.

Our Reception Staff, from left, Jody, Colette, Diane

Jody—Accounts Manager  Jody is the mother of three grown children. Her oldest son is a carpenter in the Bloomington area while her younger son works as a brewmaster in Seattle. Jody's daughter--her youngest--is a hair stylist. Jody is very organized and strives to accommodate our patients by assisting with their financial arrangements and insurance needs. Jody and her husband live in Towanda.

Colette—Receptionist  Colette begins each day teaching Pre-Kindergarten at Mulberry School in Normal. She has a Bachelors of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Illinois State University. After school she brings her kind demeanor to our office to help coordinate the front desk operations. Colette and her fiancé Brian are St. Louis Cardinal and Green Bay Packer fans. Colette also is a season ticket holder for ISU men's basketball. She is appreciated for her infectious laugh and organizational skills.

Diane—Receptionist  Diane ensures the smooth operation of our daily schedule. This busy mother of three and grandmother of two is an LPN who joined the medical field over 25 years ago. Diane efficiently coordinates dental care appointments to accommodate our patients' busy lifestyles. In return, our patients appreciate their appointments running on time.

Our Registered Dental Hygiene team, from left, Erin, Becky, Melinda, Julie, Ellie

Erin—Dental Hygienist   Erin joined our office as a dental assistant in 2005. She then went on to Lakeland College and became a registered dental hygienist. Erin and her husband, Kyle, reside in Pontiac where he works for the City and farms. They are proud parents of a little boy, Bruer. Everyone enjoys Erin's smiles and giggles.

Becky—Dental Hygienist   Becky has been keeping smiles bright since becoming an RDH in 1976. She and her husband, the golf course superintendent at Bloomington Country Club, have two grown children. Their son works for TEK Systems doing contract work at State Farm. Her daughter, a nurse practitioner at the Community Cancer Center in Normal, and her husband are parents to two daughters -- Dani and Remi. Becky also enjoys her Australian Shepard, named Bunker.

Melinda—Dental Hygienist  Melinda, who is from Pontiac, Illinois, has been an RDH in Bloomington since 1994. She is a graduate of Parkland College. Melinda is married to Tom, who is a partner with Dunbar, Breitweiser & Company. She has two teenage daughters, three dogs, one bird, and enjoys traveling. Melinda has been a perfect fit in our office with her fun personality.

Julie—Dental Hygienist  Julie began her career in Effingham. After moving to Bloomington, she continued to provide quality care to her patients with Dr. Wieland until his retirement in 2001. Our patients enjoy her fun and caring personality as she often fills our halls with laughter. Her husband, a Mitsubishi employee, also runs a lawn care business. They have three grown children. They have a son in Bloomington and a daughter in Texas. Their oldest daughter lives in Colorado with her husband who is an Air Force pilot. She has three granddogs—Daphne, Stella & Lucy.

Ellie—Dental Hygienist   Ellie brings an enthusiastic and vibrant spirit to our office. She is an Illinois Central College graduate. She lives in Normal with her husband, a Bloomington police officer. They are the proud parents of Brody and Levi. Patients appreciate her thoughtful interest in their care and life.


Marlene—Dental Hygienist   We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our dental hygiene team, Marlene. She has been a hygienist since 1991 and is a graduate of Armstrong State College in Georgia. Originally from Savannah, Georgia, she moved to Illinois in 2011.

Marlene currently resides in McLean with her fiancé, Rob, and her dog, Jasmine. Her teen-aged son lives in Georgia. She has been a perfect fit to our staff and is already regarded for her sweet nature. Patients and co-workers alike are charmed by her southern accent.

Our Assisting Staff, from left, Anna, Kathy, Cathy

Anna—Dental Assistant   Anna has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. Originally from Poland, she currently resides in Colfax, Illinois. Anna is not only busy assisting Dr. Burgess at our office, she is a licensed cosmotologist. In addition to turkey hunting, Anna enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, and their daughter, Brynlee, born in July, 2013. Anna is appreciated for making her patients feel at ease while in our office.

Kathy—Dental Assistant   Kathy is a dental assistant who joined our office in 2011. She and her husband Jed, who works at ISU, have three children. Their oldest son is a college student, another son attends U-High, and their daughter is a student at Metcalf. Patients often comment on how welcoming and comforting Kathy is.

Cathy—Dental Assistant   We are pleased to have Cathy return to our assisting staff. She brings with her 34 years of assisting experience. Patients appreciate her sweet and kind persona. Cathy enjoys cooking, music concerts and volunteering in the community. She is originally from Farmer City and has a daughter who lives in Bloomington.

Our teeth whitening experts, from left, Becky, Cathy

   While all of our Staff are happy to answer any of your questions about our whitening systems,Becky & Cathy are our ZOOM! specialists: ZOOM! info

   We are also excited to add Opalesence Go for those looking for a quick, easy & cost-effective option: Opalescence GO