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Administrative Team



Practice Administrator
Registered Dental Assistant

Ricki has moved into the role of Practice Administrator from her position as a Registered Dental Assistant on the clinical team. Ricki has helped to bridge the gap between the clinical side and the administrative side of dentistry. She joined the office shortly after opening and has had a chance to play a part in every role in the office in the 8 years she has been here. In her free time she enjoys playing outside with her two children and going to the lake with family.


Scheduling Coordinator

Catherine is our public relations coordinator.  Her prior experience includes corporate purchasing and public relations. In her free time, she enjoys visiting her sons at the University of South Carolina & Michigan State University, watching soccer, spending time with family and volunteering in the community.  She lives in Holt with her husband Harry.


Insurance Specialist

Joy is our insurance specialist, responsible for billing and following up with insurance companies, patient accounts, and paying our bills. She has worked for many years in the dental field with experience as a chairside assistant, practice manager and insurance coverage specialist, and with a large dental benefits provider. Joy has a theatre and music degree from Central Michigan University but is a Spartan fan as well, participates in several preforming groups, enjoys reading, singing, spending time with her grandchildren, and anything purple.


Scheduling Coordinator

Lori has been in the dental field for over 36 years. Lori started her career in the back office as a chairside assistant. Twelve years later, Lori moved up front to the business side of dentistry. Lori is a Certified Medical Transcriptionist and has an Associates degree in Applied Arts and Science. Lori takes great pride in her work and is instrumental in assisting patients with their financial as well as clinicial and scheduling needs. Lori has great expertise in dealing with insurance issues and policies.  Lori enjoys golf, reading, walking and loves traveling.



Treatment Coordinator

Ellen joined Discover Smiles in 2017 with over 20 years of dental experience. Ellen is  a registered dental assistant and has a B.S. in Public Administration from CMU. Ellen has worked both the clinical and administrative side of dentistry. In her free time Ellen enjoys spending time with family, playing games, traveling and entertaining.



Patient Care Coordinator

Sandy has over 22 years of experience in the dental field in both administrative and clinical areas. Sandy is very involved with every aspect of your childs visit at our office. She takes great pride in caring for all patients that come to see us and does her best to make it a wonderful experience for all. Sandy has been married for 30 years and has one daughter. Sandy loves dogs, working outside in her garden and volunteering at Sparrow Hospital in her spare time.