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 - 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 12 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 12 years and joined McLaren Dental in 2013.
Kate - Hygiene Manager
Renae - Front Desk
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 adult 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 seven 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 nine years and joined McLaren Dental in 2014!
Andrea - Dental Assistant
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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 the newest member 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.
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.
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 four years and has been with McLaren Dental since 2015.