Dr. Heilig is passionate about helping patients achieve healthy smiles. She is committed to developing relationships with patients and providing the best treatment in a friendly and professional environment.
Dr. Heilig received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville, and is one of the first class of Presidential Scholars. She then completed published research in molecular biology at Washington University School of Medicine, followed by a Doctorate Degree from Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Heilig is a lifelong member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the St. Clair District Dental Society. She has served on several national and state committees, and as President of the St. Clair District.
She is an avid classical musician, and has played bassoon with various local symphony orchestras for the past forty years including the Belleville Philharmonic. Dr. Heilig is married to Eric Schlechte, D.M.D.