We are committed to exceptional customer service. Appointments are efficiently scheduled and in a way that minimizes your waiting time. We strive to be able to schedule new patients to be seen within one week after calling and on occasion, same-day professional cleanings are available. Emergencies can typically be scheduleed the same day or next business day!
When you come to our office as a new patient, one of our receptionists will greet you in the reception area and can even give you a tour of our office if you would like! Each member of our team is enusted to help you through the dental care process, providing one-on-one attention and answering any questions you may have. We have an average of over 10 years of health care experience for each team member! Our entire dental care team is dedicated to providing you with top-notch service and meeting your expectations in a caring, gentle and professional manner.
Becky - Front Desk
Becky works at the front desk as a receptionist and the business manager. She strives to help educate the patients about their treatment needs and the financial aspects of their insurance coverage. This is a difficult task, as insurance coverage and rules change very often! Becky lives in Freeland with her husband, Jeff, and children Riley and Logan. In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking and photography. She has worked in the dental field for 12 years and joined McLaren Dental in 2011.
Kelly - Dental Assistant
Kelly is a dental assistant and the auxillary supplies manager in the office. In addition to clinical duties and patient care, she is responsible for inventory maintenance, ordering, and operatory organization. She and her husband Tim have three adult children-Brett, Sarah and Tyler. They also have two dogs. Bo and Nala. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, camping and golf, as well as spending time with family and friends. She has been in the dental field for 15 years and with McLaren Dental since 2003.
Stephanie - Dental Assistant
Stephanie is a dental assistant and auxillary equipment manager. In addition to daily clinical duties and patient care, she is responsible for care and maintenance of clinical equipment. She has two daughters—Caydence and Kennedy, as well as a young York-shorkie (dog). Stephanie has been in the dental field for over 7 years and was raised and lives in Midland. She enjoys the family atmosphere that the city has to offer. In her free time she enjoys travelling up north with her daughters and reading. Stephanie has been with McLaren Dental since 2018.
Angie - Dental Hygienist
Angie is a registered dental hygienist, responsible for daily patient dental prophylaxes, periodontal care and preventative treatment. She is the hygiene technology specialist of the office, integrating our computer dental software with patient care to optimize efficiency and standardize treatment amongst the hygienists. She lives in Saginaw and with her husband, Josh, and their 3 children-Miguel, Brooklyn and Cash. She has been in the dental field for 11 years and with McLaren Dental since 2008.
Kate - Front Desk
Kate is one of the first smiling faces you will see at the front desk when you walk into our office. Kate is the hygiene manager in the office and has been in the dental field for 12 years, with experience in clinical care as an auxillary, as well as performing front desk duties. Her past experiences have taken her through fully digital dental care, as well as expanded duties as a dental assistant, where she became an expert at placing and carving dental amalgam! Whether doing clinical work or at the front desk, she thoroughly enjoys interacting with patients and hopes to make their day a little brighter. Kate resides in Pinconning with her husband, Richard, and their two sons, Bennet (3) and Jaxson (8). They also have two dogs and a cat. In her free time, she enjoys reading, fishing with her sons, and shopping online. Kate was born and raised in Bay City and joined McLaren Dental Associates in 2018.
Liz - Front Desk
Liz works at the front desk and is involved in daily scheduling, and check outs. She enjoys all aspects of the dental field, from explaining good oral care, to discussing procedures and costs and planning future visits. She loves seeing kids come in (and adults!) who are excited to visit the dentist! Liz has three children--Bentley, Grayson, and Gabriella--with her husband, Brandon. In her free time, Liz likes to stay active with crossfit, running, home renovations, and enjoys being a mom! She also stays involved in the Mount Pleasant community, where she lives, and with her local church. She has been in the dental field for 8 years and started with McLaren Dental in 2018.
Katie - Dental Hygienist
Katie is a registered dental hygienist, responsible for daily patient dental prophylaxes, periodontal care and preventative treatment. She enjoys her role in helping pateints improve their oral health through treatment, instructions, better home care, and diligent maintenance. Katie is recently married to her husband, Derik and they have a daughter named Markie and share a dog named Pudgy. She lives in Merrill and enjoys photography, crafts, spending time with her family outdoors, and camping. Katie has been in the dental field for four years and has been with McLaren Dental since 2015.
Renae - Front Desk & Assistant
Renae works at the front desk as a receptionist as well as in the clinical rooms as a dental assistant. She has been in customer service and scheduling for many years and enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to getting to know them. She lives in Kawkawlin and has three sons -- Treb, Jett and Eli. She also has a Beagle/Shih-tzu dog named Jax and two kats named Rizzo and Foo. She enjoys attending her son's sports activities, riding her motorcycle, gardening, travelling, watching movies, and music. She especially loves outdoor activities, trying new restaurants, and is even a member of a sushi club! Renae joined McLaren Dental Associates in 2018.
Andrea - Dental Assistant
Andrea is a dental assistant and the auxillary new patient manager. In addition to her regular auxillary duties, she is responsible for new patient and emergency treatment followup and tracking. She is excited to meet new patients and always enjoys the opportunity to provide a great dental experience. She has one son, named Jaxson and a cat named Angel. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the beach, attending concerts, and spending time with her son. Andrea was raised in Saginaw, Michigan and attended Delta college for her assisting training, as well as a degree in applied science. Andrea is one of the newest members of our clinical staff and has been in the dental field for 5 years. She joined McLaren Dental in 2018.
Jennifer- Dental Hygienist
Jennifer is a registered dental hygienist, responsible for daily patient dental prophylaxes, periodontal care and preventative treatment. She is the hygiene instrument and materials specialist, coordinating instrument maintenance protocols and materials standardization. She also focuses on children and teen treatment and education systems within the office. She enjoys the continuous patient interaction and strives to get to know each patient personally. Her husband's name is Kevin and they have a daughter, Delainey, as well as a dog, Sissy. Jennifer resides in Alger and is proud to call herself a country gal! She has been in the dental field for 21 years and with McLaren Dental since 2005.
Zac - Front Desk
Zac is the insurance manager in the office and one of the front desk personnel you will see either checking in or checking out. His role in the office is to assist patients in scheduling, insurance utilization, and other front desk duties. Zac brings over 10 years of dental experience to our office, having been trained as a dental assistant. Zac also attended Saginaw Valley State University, majoring in Biology. He has a wealth of knowledge about computers, digital systems, and software and has been tasked in McLaren Dental’s transition to a fully digital office. Zac was born and raised in Auburn and currently lives there with his wife Nicole, their daughter Claire, and their two dogs, Loki and Ted. In his free time, Zac enjoys cooking, hiking, computer repair, and 3D printing. For many years, he has spent time renovating dilapidated properties in the tri-cities areas. Zac joined McLaren Dental Associates in 2018.
Ashlee - Dental Assistant
Ashlee is a dental assistant and auxillary laboratory manager. She is responsible for coordination of lab case shipping and recieving, as well as sterilation center organization. Ashlee was born and raised in Midland, graduating from Midland High School. She attended Delta College, receiving her degree in arts in 2005. She and her husband, Phil, have a young son named Bo. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music and traveling. Prior to working with McLaren Dental, she was a certified pharmacy technician for six years. Ashlee has worked in the dental field for over nine years and joined McLaren Dental in 2014!
Rachel - Dental Hygienist
Rachel is a registered dental hygienist, responsible for daily patient dental prophylaxes, periodontal care and preventative treatment. She is the hygiene equipment and sterilization coordinator. She enjoys seeing the improvement in our patients' oral health and their excitement when obtaining their dental health goals. Rachel and her husband Jordan were married in 2016 and have a one year old son, as well as a yellow Lab. She was born and raised in Midland and has been with McLaren Dental since 2014.