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Berrien Springs Office
8383 M 139
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone: (269) 471-4055
Fax: (269) 471-3829

St. Joseph Office
711 Comings Ave
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-4311
Fax: (269) 983-4985

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Meet Our Front Office Team

Our skilled and friendly front office team is available to assist you with scheduling appointments, answering questions about dental insurance or billing, clarifying proposed treatment plans and setting up your treatment schedule. Whether you call our office or come in for a visit you can be assured that Annette or Judy will be there to greet you, make you feel welcome, and take care of you in an efficient, friendly, skilled manner.

Annette O. – Business Office Coordinator

Annette has been working in the dental field since 1972 and has been with Berrien Dental since 2002. She has worked as a chairside dental assistant as well as a business assistant.

Annette and her husband have been married for thirty-nine years. They have two children and three grandchildren

Judy C. – Hygiene Coordinator/Business Administrator

Judy has been with Berrien Dental since 2002 and has an Associate in Business degree from Lake Michigan College. Her duties at the practice include Scheduling Hygiene/Operative Appointments as well as Hygiene Recall and filing insurance claims.

She is married and has two sons. Judy loves traveling, vacationing, camping, riding horses and being in the great outdoors.

Judy is a people person and enjoys getting to know the patients and assisting them with their dental health concerns. She also helps patients maximize their dental benefits and makes financial arrangements for them. Her patients say she is friendly and outgoing and makes them feel relaxed.

Laurie J. – Front Office St. Joseph

Laurie is our friendly, helpful receptionist. She makes your appointments, files your dental insurance claims and handles the financial side of your visit. With over 37 years of dental office experience, she knows how to care for your dental needs.
Laurie has been married to Dan, the love of her life for 35 years. Laurie is enjoying her role as the mother of adult children (as well as being a grandmother of two). Laurie works hard to ensure that you have a seamless and pleasant dental experience.

Laurie J. – Business Associate

Laurie handles all aspects of the front desk business, including answering the phones, making appointments and financial arrangements for patients. She also takes payments, handles accounts receivable and sends out statements. Laurie has been working at Berrien Dental since 2014. She received her Dental Assisting training at a Technical School.

She lives in Berrien Springs with her husband Dan. They have two grown children, a daughter and a son, who are both married and raising kids. So far, Laurie has three grandchildren and another on the way. She enjoys being a grandma, camping, reading, crocheting and being involved with her church family.

Laurie says the most rewarding thing about working in the dental field is, “Being able to help others enjoy their dental experience.” Patients say that she is knowledgeable, friendly and caring, thereby making their dental experience an enjoyable one.

Annette – Business Assistant

Annette manages insurance payments. She has been involved in the dental field since 1973 and joined Berrien Dental in 2002. Over the years she has completed many continuing education classes in the field of dentistry. She has previous experience as a chair side assistant.

She is married and has two children and three grandbabies. Annette lives in St. Joseph, MI and enjoys going to small-town festivals.

Annette loves helping patients with their dental insurance and anything dental related. She makes patients comfortable with her knowledge of making appointment arrangements for them. Getting the right time and the right date is sometimes tricky, but she manages it easily!

Stacie R. – Treatment Coordinator

Stacie has a number of duties at Berrien Dental. She makes appointments, explains treatments, assists with insurance, bills insurance companies and in between all that answers phone calls!

She is relatively new, just starting in July 2016, but has five years of dental experience. She was a former pediatric dental assistant many years ago.

Stacie is married and has two teenage boys who keep her busy. Helping people gain a great smile is important to Stacie. Patients say she is friendly and helpful.

Kim H. – Treatment Coordinator

Kim joined the Berrien Dental team recently. Her duties include greeting patients, answering the phone, presenting treatment plans and making financial arrangements for patients. Kim attended Lake Michigan college and worked as a dental assistant for 15 years and two years in the business office prior to working here.

She is married, has two children and three fur babies. She spends her spare time with her family, going to her son’s baseball games and her daughter’s dance competitions. She enjoys going to the beach and spending time with friends.

Kim enjoys the dental field because every day is different – different experiences and different patients. She loves to see the transformation in patients, seeing them walk out with a big smile feeling confident after their appointment. Her patients say she is warm, friendly and caring.