Charlotte and John first met at Alma College in 1995. John is from Mt. Pleasant and Charlotte is from Midland. They both graduated from Alma with Bachelors degrees and went on to Denal School at the University of Michigan. They married in May, 2000.
Both John and Charlotte began their careers in the thumb of Michigan, where they both developed a love of working in smaller communities. A community where they were able to really get to know patients and their families.
In 2006 they welcomed their first daughter, Hadley, and began to think about settling down. They decided they wanted to work together so they took over the practice of long time Gladwin dentist Robert Billand. In 2008 Hadley was joined by her little sister, Gwen.
Since 2007, John and Charlotte have enjoyed becoming part of the Gladwin community. Their office participates with Adopt-A-Highway, local healthfares, high school training programs and the local Relay for Life.
John and Charlotte now split there time between the practice and their daughters, with one working while the other is at home with the kids. They feel very lucky and blessed that they are able to work and raise their family this way.
Kelly Smith RDH
Kelly grew up in Gladwin County and graduated from Beaverton High School. She recived her degree in Dental Hygiene from Ferris State University in 1992. Shes been working at this office since 2001, and enjoys working in the community she grew up in. Kelly and her husband Guy have three children and enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Catherine Jenkins RDH
Catie has spent over 20 years in the dental office. She spent summers during her High School years doing clerical work and dental assisting. After graduating from Ferris State University and University of Detroit Mercy, she began her career as a dental hygienist 14 years ago, working the last 13 years in this office.
Catie ejoys getting to know patients by learning about their families and interests. Her goal, as a hygienist, is to help encourage patients in their need to achieve and maintain oral health. She is proud to work in an office with a feeling and support of a "family enviroment". She is grateful to enjoy going to work!
Catie, and her husband, Anthony have two children, John and Eve. Outside of the dental office she enjoys spending time with her family, walking, reading and knitting.
Sandra Morgan RDH
Sandy was raised in Dearborn MI, She moved to Beaverton in 2003. In college she earned her Child Development Associate Credential license and then her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!!). She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them acheive better oral health.
Sandy's interests include couponing, cooking and gardening. Sandy and her partner Jeff reside in Beaverton with their three dogs, Dakota, Bear and Maggie Mae.
Kalynn Myers RDA
Kay has been an assistant since 1990. She graduated from Delta College with an associate degree in Dental Assisting, passed her Certification exam and became a Certified Dental Assistant. In 2008 she went back to school through Washtenaw Community College to take expanded duties courses. Kay took her boards and became a Registered Dental Assistant. Kay has worked at this office for since 1990
Kay has been married to her husband Harrry since 1991 and has two children, Kyle and Skylar, who are very active in sports. She has a small hobby farm that consists of draft horses, cats, dogs, goats, rabbits and chickens.
Lisa Wakefield RDA
Lisa Wakefield grew up in Clare MI. Sometime after graduation she obtained an Associates of Arts with Business Management focus from Alpena Community College. Moving to Florida gave her the oppurtunity to attend the University of Florida to participate in their expanded functions certification program allowing her to do many more procedures in the community Dental Center that she was working for. Life events brought her back to Michigan where she then obtained her CDA then attended Washtenaw Community College and obtained her RDA license. Lisa has been a dental assistant since 1990 and joined the Gladwin Dental Care family in 2012. She enjoys working with the team to help each patient gain a happy health smile.
Barbara Archibald Dental Assistant
Originally from the Detroit area Barb worked at a dental lab from 1980-1990. After moving their family north in 1995, Barb worked as a Dental Technician until being hired by Dr. Robert Billand in 2000 which is known today as Gladwin Dental Care. Dentistry has been a very rewarding career.
Barb is married and they have two grown children and a granddaughter. Barb enjoys everything about the outdoors including hunting/fishing as well as photography, collecting petosky stones and sewing in her free time.
Lynn Boylen Dental Assistant
Lynn enjoys the clinical side of dentistry and interacting with the patients. She lives in Gladwin with her husband and three children. When shes not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching her childrens sports, cooking, baking and home improvement.
Rachel Hund Financial/Scheduling Coordinator
Rachel began her career in the dental field in March of 2005. In the start of her career as a scheduling coordinator Rachels smiling face was one of the first a patient seen when they entered the practice. Being able to enjoy friendly conversation and getting to know the patients through the open and inviting atmoshphere Gladwin Dental Care offers was and still is an enjoyable part of Rachels day. In 2012 Rachel changed postitions within the office and now is one of the last faces a patient sees at the end of an appointment. Being the Financial Coordinatior Rachel is available to answer questions regarding insurance or any financial concerns you may have.
As well as helping patients understand insurance coverage, treatment plans and financial policies Rachel is still available to help with scheduling patients return appointments. Whether its work or a busy family life, our goal at Gladwin Dental Care is to accomodate patients to the best of our ability.
Rachel and her husand Brian live in Gladwin and are raising 5 children and 2 dogs. In her free time she enjoys camping, cooking, baking, reading but most of all spending time with her family.
Lisa Nyman Scheduling Coordinator
Lisa loves getting to know our patients and helping them fit dental care into their busy lives. She and her husband Guy live in a lively household full of critters and kids. When she is not working Lisa enjoys her kids activities, cooking, sewing, embroidery and camping.