Meet the Team

Whether the first time you visit our office is to meet the team or for treatment, you will notice how caring and friendly everyone is. You will feel comfortable in our office because of their warm and caring manner. And after they answer all your questions, you will also feel confidence in their abilities for each and every procedure.

Dental Team TheresaTheresa - Dental Hygienist

Theresa has worked with Dr. Crider for most of 20 years. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated from Owen's Technical College in 1988. Her career started in Ann Arbor for three years, then moved to Florida. She worked at a periodontal office there for the next five years, until she moved back to Michigan, and she has been here since. She is experienced in periodontal therapy and is laser certified. She has been married now for 24 years and is the mother of five boys. She enjoys spending time with them, gardening, and visiting with family and friends.


Dental TeamSandy - Insurance/Account Coordinator

Sandy has been working in the dental field since 1983. She started as a dental assistant for her hometown dentist in Pinckney. Sandy currently works with the dental insurance payments and billing. You can find her at Dr. Crider's front desk. Sandy has been married to her best friend, Paul, for 30 years. They enjoy camping, snowmobiling, and their fur baby, Murphy.


Lisa - Dental Assistant Dental Team Lisa

Lisa grew up in Belleville, and after high school went on to graduate from Washtenaw Community College with an associate's degree in dental assisting. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Ron. They have two daughters still at home and another who is married and living in the upper peninsula. Lisa enjoys reading, hunting, and making jewelry. As a family they enjoy going to their family cabin in Roscommon, MI.


Dental TeamMicki - Dental Hygienist

Micki graduated from Owens Community College in Toledo in 2006, where she grew up. She has been in the dental field for 11 years. She resides in Monroe with her husband and 3 cats. She enjoys health and fitness and boating.




Dental TeamLindsey - Scheduling/Financial Coordinator

Lindsey has been in the dental field since 2007. She started as a dental assistant, but found she enjoyed working at the front desk. She took classes for medical insurance billing and coding at Alaska University of Fairbanks. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hunting, and fishing.

Dental TeamKelly - Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Kelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Ferris State University in 2002. She has been in the dental field since 1997 and started out as a dental assistant obtaining her dental assisting certificate from Oakland Technical Center. Kelly arranges treatment plans along with setting up financial arrangements with patients and still maintains her hygiene skills with occasionally seeing patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Chad, and their 3 kids, traveling and going for long-distance runs.


Dental TeamMarisa - Dental Assistant

Marisa has been working in the dental field since 2011. She took dental assisting classes in high school and during her senior year completed an externship at a dental office where she was trained on-the-job as a dental assistant. Marisa and her fiancé reside in Dundee with their two Labradoodles. In her free time, she enjoys crafting and being outdoors.


Dental TeamLori - Dental Assistant

Lori is proud of her dental assisting career, which she has had the pleasure of doing for the last 28 years. She loves her job and the wonderful patients she has had the pleasure of meeting over the years. While not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 25 years, her adult sons, her sweet daughters-in-law, and her amazing grandchildren. She also enjoys time spent in her garden, church activities, and outings with family and friends.


Dental TeamShannon - Dental Hygienist

Shannon was born and raised here in Ypsilanti. She graduated from the University of Michigan with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 2013 and has been working as a hygienist ever since. She is certified in both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide, to help patients maintain ease at the dental office. She is married to her high school sweetheart and they have one daughter together and one fur-dog-son. She loves spending time with her family and friends and traveling around the world, especially to Ireland and Mexico!


Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (734) 572-4428 to experience our team first hand.

Dental Clinic Ypsilanti MI  48197

2444 Packard Road - Ypsilanti, MI 48197

(734) 572-4428




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