Our Staff



Denise is one of our registered dental hygienists (RDH).  She studied at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC).  She will keep your teeth and gums healthy and is passionate about teaching good oral health habits.   Denise joined our team in 2020.  She is married, has two married children, and two granddaughters.    She loves spending time with her family, especially being Grandma.  She loves to travel, camp, hike, go to the beach, scrap-book, and garden.




Rhonda is one of our licensed Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH), having studied at Grand Rapids Community College. She will help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy and is passionate about teaching good oral health habits. She joined our team in 2017. Rhonda is mom of two boys and one dog, wife of Ravenna teacher and coach David Smith, hiker, biker, beach goer, Bulldog Football fan, and kids’ sports supporter.




Joni has been a dental assistant for over 16 years.  She loves what she does and the Ravenna community.  She has 2 grown children who are both married.  She has two granddaughters.  Joni enjoys spending time with family and hiking.




Stephanie is one of our dental assistants.  She has been at the office since 2014.  In addition to assisting the doctor, she is responsible for ordering our supplies and OSHA compliance.  She and her husband have 3 children and live in the Ravenna community.  We have 3 cats and a dog at home.  When she’s not at work, she enjoys being a youth group leader, spending time with family outdoors, gardening, crafting, camping and learning new things.   Her favorite part of dental assisting is helping people feel comfortable at our office and seeing our patient’s smiling faces!




Leigh is our scheduling coordinator and biller.  She is the happy face you see at the front desk and often  is the one to greet you on the phone.  Leigh studied at Baker College where she earned a certificate in medical billing. She joined our team in 2012 and enjoys helping our patients. Leigh is a mother of four, Nana of two, non-fiction reader, podcast listener, crafter, movie-watcher, beach-goer, game and card player.






Katie is our Financial and Insurance Coordinator. Katie studied at Baker College where she earned a degree in Business Administration and can handle all of your financial and insurance needs. She joined our team in 2015. Katie is a mommy of three, wife, lake lover, small business owner, movie-goer, kayaker, crafter, video gamer, and card player.




Barb has practiced hygiene many years in the past at this office.   She is now retired but is there occasionally “by blessing”.
She has lived in Ravenna her whole life with shared time at Elk Lake and winter visits to children in FL.   She’s married to Denny and they have 5 children who are married and blessed us with 11 Grandchildren. We love to be around water and enjoy fishing, boating & swimming as well as travel.


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