We are committed to exceptional customer service. Appointments are efficiently scheduled and in a way that minimizes your waiting time. New patients are usually seen within one week after calling for an appointment and on occasion, same-day professional cleanings are available.
When you come to our office, one of our receptionists will greet you in the reception area and, at your request, give you a tour of our office. Our treatment coordinators will be your personal guide through the process providing one-on-one attention and answering any questions you may have. Our entire dental care team is dedicated to providing you with our top-notch service. Each member of our team works together to meet all the dental needs of our patients in a caring, gentle and professional manner. We have an average of over 10 years of health care experience for each team member, and we are dedicated to serving our patients
Brittany -- Hygiene Manager
Brittany works at the front desk as a receptionist and the hygiene manager. She joined McLaren Dental in 2015 after moving back to Michigan from Florida. She has been in the dental field since 2011. Trained as a dental assistant, she likes helping and seeing patients progress with their understanding of their dental health and becoming more comfortable with regular dental care. She enjoys talking with patients and seeing the transformation in patient's teeth, smiles and even their personalities! Brittany is often the first person you will see and greet when you walk through our front door! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Nolla and Peanut, shopping, seeing and experiencing new things, music and decorating. Orignally born in South Carolina, she grew up in Lewiston, Michigan, and started her dental career in Georgia and Florida.
Becky - Business Manager
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 11 years and joined McLaren Dental in 2011.
Michele - Treatment Manager
Michele works at the front desk as a receptionist and the treatment manager. She likes conversing with existing patients and welcoming new ones to the practice. She enjoys helping patients achieve their treatment goals and thinks it is an amazing feeling to see a patient with more self-confidence because of an improved smile or because they are out of pain. She was born and raised in northern Michigan and moved to Bay City in 2012. In her free time, she spends time with friends and family, likes the outdoors, painting and roller blading. Michele has worked in the dental field for 11 years and joined McLaren Dental in 2013.
Kristina - Front Desk
Kristina works at the front desk as a patient financial coordinator and Care Credit specialist. As the newest employee at the office, she is excited to meet patients for the first time and enjoys interactions with people. She is originally from the Clare/Farwell area and currently lives in Midland. Her family moved back to the area from Orlando, FL where they lived for 8 years. She and her husband Brian have two daughters, Alayna and Abigail, as well as a Dachsund mix dog named Watson. In her free time she likes to enjoy the outdoors and reading with her daughters. Kristina has worked in administration, health care and child care education for over 11 years. She has been with McLaren Dental since 2015.
Kelly - Dental Assistant
Paula - Dental Assistant
Paula is a dental assistant and the auxillary equipment manager in the office. She is responsible for ensuring proper equipment functioning, as well as daily, weekly, monthly and yearly protocols of maintenance. Paula enjoys and strives to provide a pleasant experience for each patient, and she is known by staff and patients as always having a positive attitude. She has 2 children, Aaron and Katherine. She loves animals and has dogs named Keesha and Toby, as well as a one-eyed adopted cat named Willie. Paula has been in the dental field for six years and joined McLaren Dental in 2013.
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 eight years and joined McLaren Dental in 2014!
Sherry - Dental Assistant
Sherry is a dental assistant and responsible for all the facets of clinical treatment, including room set-up and clean-up, sterilization, lab cases, x-rays, and pre-and post-operative patient instructions and care. Sherry is a native Midlander and a graduate of the very first Dow High school class. She has treated many of our adult patients since they were children! Sherry has come to know countless patients and their families very well over the years. Sherry has worked in the dental field for over 33 years and with the practice since its inception in the 1970s. Sherry is married to Chip, and has 2 grown daughters and four grandchildren. In her free time, she likes to walk, rollerblade, garden, and travel to Florida to visit family. Sherry "retired" in 2014 but has recently started working again at McLaren Dental in 2017!
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 20 years and joined McLaren Dental in 2005.
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 10 years and with McLaren Dental since 2008.
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.
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 three years and has been with McLaren Dental since 2015.