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Jamie’s favorite part of working at Dillingham Hanson is the opportunity to interact with our patients, getting to know each one and helping them achieve their dental goals. Jamie’s outgoing personality adds great value to the office, particularly in terms of marketing and creating a fun and engaging environment.
Outside of work, Jamie enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her energetic puppy, Chief. She also loves hunting, crafting, attending concerts, and has a desire to rescue a senior dog, having already rescued several puppies.
Her journey into dentistry began when she was just three years old! She was a regular at the dentist’s office due to several cavities. Her positive dental experience, thanks to her fabulous childhood dentist, sparked her interest in dentistry as a career choice. She completed Dental Hygiene School at Ferris State.
Kimberly is known for her kindness and is always willing to help anyone in need. As a true advocate for her patients, Kimberly makes sure they feel comfortable and fully informed at all times. Her love for her patients can only be matched by her love for her fellow team members.
One of Kimberly’s heroes is her grandfather. He was a WWII veteran, a kind man, and a dedicated grandfather. Thanks to him, Kimberly learned all sorts of traits and skills – she was able to use these to rebuild her kitchen all on her own (wow!).
For Sherry, dentistry appeared in her life unexpectedly, but it is something she truly enjoys.
Every day she treasures her professional role because it allows her to improve people’s smiles and overall dental health. Sherry is a great team player in our office and is loved by everyone who works with her.
In her spare time, Sherry enjoys helping people redecorate their home and believes laughter is the best medicine.
As a child, Shelly’s family dentist encouraged her to consider a career in dentistry. She subsequently began working for him as an assistant and went on to spend most of her career as a hygienist. Shelly finds the people aspect of her job to be the most rewarding, as she enjoys interacting with others and helping them achieve optimal dental health.
Shelly’s go-getter personality and boundless energy add immense value to the office. She is an excellent organizer and teacher, and she always strives to give her best effort each day. Outside of work, Shelly loves to ride her Harley Davidson (a soft-tail delux CVO for Harley enthusiasts). She also enjoys horseback riding, long walks with her dog Amber, and travelling with Rich, with Montana being their next destination. One item on her bucket list is to do a cattle drive on horseback across a state such as Wyoming.
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Gabrielle comes from Oakland County and currently lives with her parents and her brother. She’s a graduate of Groves High School in Birmingham, MI and Oakland University class of 2018. Gabrielle’s father works in law enforcement for the city of Detroit and her mother works as a fitness instructor and teaches Pilates in Metro Detroit.
Gabrielle studied communications in college and always knew she wanted to go into a care-centered environment where she could connect with people in a more personal way. She enjoys dentistry because she loves health and wellness and this is a way for her to interact with patients in a nurturing way.
Gabrielle loves seeing patients getting their health needs met and the confidence that comes along with it! She’s glad she can be a part of that with them. With her tenderness and empathy toward patient’s needs, patients can see that we are a team that truly cares.
Outside of the office Gabrielle enjoys trying different fitness classes and staying active. Barre, Pilates, and taking scenic walks during the warmer months are her favorite things to do. She’d love to take a vacation to French Polynesia and stay in an overwater bungalow. Her favorite quote is “Everything is always okay in the end; if it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.”
Rita was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI. She’s married to Suresh Patel, and lives in Rochester Hills with two sons, Dr. Paras Patel and Dr. Ishan Patel.
A lot of her family members are dentists, assistants and hygienists, they motivated her to go into this field. Rita loves meeting different people! She thinks the best part of her job are the patients and exceptional people she works with.
Rita loves helping people and talking with them. She works and helps in the best way possible.
On her days off she gardens, crochets, bakes and works out!
Rita’s favorite quote is “You are a shining star and have what it takes to succeed!”
Thea grew up in Flatwoods, KY. She has two brothers, who still reside in KY. She attended college in Ohio and practiced in West Virginia for eight years. She also studied Theology at Tri-State Bible College from 1986 to 1990.
In 1990 Thea spent one month in Uganda, East Africa as a medical missionary treating patients as an attendant to the physician. There she also practiced rudimentary dentistry on many Nationals and taught villagers how to care for their teeth with supplies donated from Colgate.
She moved to Michigan in 1991 to work for a periodontist. It was two years of valuable training for her hygiene career. Thea is married for twenty-two years to her husband Keith. They have a one year old black lab named Q. They love golfing, camping and the Lions. They also attend Woodside Bible Church, where Thea is a substitute Sunday School teacher.
Keith and Thea really enjoy attending church and having a personal relationship with Christ.
My experiences with Dr. Hanson and his staff are consistently excellent. Dr. Hanson and his staff are very caring and conscientious, and can be trusted to provide wonderful dental care.
Chris - Actual Patient
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