Bloomington Hometown Dental Office
Looking for dental care? You’ve come to the right place! At Smalltown Dental Bloomington on Maloney, you can get a variety of different services, including dental cleanings, emergency treatment, fillings, extractions, mouth guards, and fluoride treatments. Whatever services you’re looking for, we’re ready to assist you. At this location, you’ll find Dr. Mark Houska and a team of hygienists, dental assistants, and patient relations experts.


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General & Cosmetic Dentistry

The Smalltown Dental philosophy comes down to two things: we want to ensure that our patients are comfortable while getting the most advanced dental care available in the area. While we’re proud of our modern equipment, many patients comment on how at ease our hometown atmosphere makes them feel.

At our Maloney office, you can get the following kinds of treatment:

  • General – Our Bloomington office offers cleanings, as well as a variety of restorative services.
  • Pediatric – Good dental care starts young. Make sure your child’s oral health is at its peak.
  • Cosmetic – Dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile? Our cosmetic service is for you.

Whether you’re looking for a minor cosmetic treatment or you need serious dental work, you’ve found the dental facility that's here to help you. On our site, you can learn more about the services we offer.

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Meet the Team

Stephanie Schreiber, DMD

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Stephanie Schreiber, DMD

Doctor

Dr. Stephanie's goal is to provide truly exceptional care for every patient that walks through her office doors. By treating patients and staff with respect, she uses her background and continuing education to ensure patients have a good experience. Dr. Stephanie truly believes that the patient’s well-being is the most important factor to deliver quality dental care to patients.  

She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. She played NCAA Division I softball all four years at Lafayette College. Dr. Stephanie worked as a dental assistant and orthodontic assistant throughout college and dental school. She completed her D.M.D. degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She graduated dental school earning the following awards: Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Award, Academy of Osseointegration Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Award, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award. I also was elected to alumni membership in Sigma Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. I published research and presented at 2021 ADEA conference. She enjoys an active lifestyle with her family and two huskies!

Mark Houska, DMD

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Mark Houska, DMD

Doctor

Dedicated throughout his distinguished career to advanced education and excellent care for his patients, Dr. Houska has expertise in all facets of general and cosmetic dentistry. His skills as a clinician are widely recognized in the dental field. For more than twelve years in a row, the members of the McLean County Dental Society leadership appointed Dr. Houska as Chairman of their Peer Review Committee, a highly respected position of oversight of the quality of dental care delivered throughout McLean County. Dr. Houska is a member of the esteemed American Academy of Sleep Medicine, having pursued postdoctoral studies in the field of dental sleep medicine. One of the few dental practitioners in Illinois trained in the treatment of snoring via oral appliance therapy. Dr. Houska provides effective relief for patients to improve their quality of life. For over thirty years, Dr. Houska has continued his postdoctoral education as a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Advanced study and certification in dental implant restoration and Invisalign treatment give Dr. Houska the ability to deliver a broad range of treatment options to patients in order to optimize dental function and to create beautiful smiles.

A member of the Illinois State Dental Society, American Dental Association, and McLean County Dental Association, Dr. Houska has been named one of the “Top Cosmetic Dentists in America” and completed the two year postgraduate program in dental systems management at the prestigious Pride Institute. He is the founding President of the Psi Omega professional fraternity at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Houska is the recipient of the Community Partner Award from the BabyFold for providing pro bono dental treatment to the children of the BabyFold for more than 25 years. He has also received recognition from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington/Normal for his generous support of their programs and is designated as a Visionary Sponsor by the Town of Normal Children’s Discovery Museum.

Knowledge, clinical expertise, and genuine concern for patient’s comfort and wellbeing are the hallmarks of Dr. Houska’s dental care.

Molly

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Molly

Hygienist

Molly attended Carl Sandburg College where she received her dental hygiene degree. She has been practicing comprehensive dental hygiene with her gentle and thorough manner for over five years. Molly prides herself in employing the latest techniques and technologies in oral hygiene care for the benefit of her patients and enjoys creating lasting patient relationships, helping every patient to maximize their oral health. Molly enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Hayden, and dog, Louie, on their farm raising cows, riding horses, gardening, kayaking and spending as much time outdoors as possible.

Rachael

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Rachael

Hygienist

Rachael’s warm, bubbly personality and gregarious nature are favorites of patients and staff, alike. Rachael strives to give our patients an experience that is gentle, comfortable, educational and health-enhancing, working together with patients to find realistic, sustainable home care practices to improve their oral health. Rachael had five years of dental assisting experience before earning her dental hygiene degree. When not treating patients, Rachael enjoys spending time with her son, Easton, and their two cats, Nacho and Sushi. An avid reader, Rachael reads 4-5 books each month!

Taylor

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Taylor

Hygienist

Patients appreciate the knowledgeable, exceptional skill that Taylor brings to their care, as well as her gentle touch in dental hygiene. Taylor regularly updates her expertise with continuing education courses and enjoys educating patients regarding innovations in dental hygiene. She is focused on developing long lasting relationships with patients, a goal shared by our entire team.

Taylor and her husband are the proud parents of two young boys who keep Taylor very active, along with her regular workouts. Their young family enjoys making family memories boating, cheering on the Chicago Cubs, and playing with their two German Shepard dogs.

Kaitlyn

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Kaitlyn

Dental Assistant

Kaitlyn has been a dental assistant since April of 2022 and joined Smalltown Dental in September of 2023. She is CPR certified. Before falling in love with dentistry, Kaitlyn worked in the hospitality industry for 6 years. She loves making people smile and enjoys getting to know each patient and providing a personal touch for each encounter. Kaitlyn is extremely proud to be a part of a dynamic team of professionals and enjoys working in an environment that promotes continuous learning and innovation. Outside of work, Kaitlyn enjoys reading, cooking, DIY projects, anything outdoors and travel. Most importantly loves being a momma to her daughter, Payton!

Jenny

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Jenny

Dental Assistant

Since 1994, Jenny has been delivering quality care to our patients. Jenny is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant chairside, certified by the State of Illinois in recognition of her extended study and training in dental assisting. Introducing new patients to our practice and the commitment to excellence we maintain is part of Jenny’s expertise. Her extensive clinical training involves mastery of dental procedures, patient systems, and care from children’s dental hygiene to the full scope of adult restorative and cosmetic procedures. Our patients feel confident that they are in good hands with Jenny’s professional manner and care. A native of Bloomington/Normal, Jenny and her husband, Greg, who works at State Farm, have four children and three grandchildren with one more on the way!

Theresa

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Theresa

Business Team

Theresa, who is known by her workmates and friends as "T," has many decades of experience helping patients with their dental needs. She uses her own experiences to ease patients with dental treatments such as root canals, crowns, or night guards to aid with grinding. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 rescue dogs whom she refers to as "The Boyz."

Mitch

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Mitch

Business Team

Mitch brings a degree in Organizational Psychology coupled with extensive professional experience in Human Relations, Program Management and Process Development to his leadership role. His dedication to maximizing positive outcomes, in every aspect, for our patients motivates and empowers the entire dental team to achieve this goal. Mitch’s commitment to mutual respect and understanding in all communications, and to transparent, open conversations positively impacts our patients’ overall dental experience. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, reading, and actively participates in local Rotary and Bloomington-Normal Young Professional clubs, giving back to the community where he enjoys living with four generations of family.

Tina

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Tina

Business Team

Tina has been providing superior patient care for over 25 years, as both a Registered Dental Hygienist, and after furthering her education by graduating Magna Cum Laude from Lincoln College with a Bachelor Degree in Health Service Administration, as our Patient Coordinator.

Tina has served as an Ambassador for Lincoln College and is the recipient of the YWCA Wings Award in recognition of her pursuit of continuing education and community service. Her volunteerism includes the Community Health Care Clinic, and the Illinois Dental Society Mission of Mercy, helping the underserved residents of McLean County with access to dental care.

The proud mother of two adult children, Tina’s daughter, Christen, lives in Houston, TX, and her son Jesse, a graduate of ISU, having completed active military duty, resides in Normal. Tina’s bonus daughter, Annika, attends Normal West High School. In her spare time, Tina enjoys golfing with her husband, Greg, cheering on the Cubs, Blackhawks and Bears as well as playing with her rescue dog, Lola.

Doreen

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Doreen

Business Team

Bringing over a decade of dental administrative and customer service skills to our patients, Doreen enjoys helping patients to receive the care that they need and want. Doreen works with our patients to conveniently schedule dental procedures, maximize patient’s dental insurance benefits and navigate the complex web of the dental insurance industry. Maximizing patient’s dental insurance benefits requires a great deal of patience and perseverance, two qualities that Doreen exemplifies! Doreen loves working with our experienced group of professionals and relishes seeing patients enjoy dental visits on a daily basis. Outside of the office, her two great stepchildren, husband Mark, and two grandchildren fill Doreen’s time. She also enjoys free time reading, hiking, traveling, and creating delicious creations in the kitchen.

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