Team

Dr. Kevin Kross, Dentist

Since 2010

Dr. Kevin Kross received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Western Michigan University and his doctorate from the University of Michigan. He is professionally affiliated with the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kross is also a member of the Dawson Academy, an incredible resource for providing complete and consistent dental care.

Dr. Kross is married to Brittany Mailloux-Kross, DDS, who practices in Holland. He keeps busy playing golf, fishing, cooking, and spending time with his wife and three children. He is also a fan of the Detroit Tigers and Michigan football.

Favorite movie quote: “That’s in the lumberyard, Danny.”
Favorite beverage: Cabernet Sauvignon.
Pet peeves: Over-talkers.
Personal trait that has gotten you in the most trouble: Oh boy, my mouth.
If I could shop for free at one store, which one would it be? Costco; would be the most practical.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs are you? Doc.
If you were guaranteed you?d be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? President of the United States.
If you died tomorrow, what would your last meal be? Bern’s Steakhouse in Tampa.

Dr. Caitlynn Haas, Dentist

Since 2021

Dr. Haas received her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Michigan State University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan. After dental school, she fulfilled her general practice residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and was named Resident of the Year on completion of the program. Dr. Haas is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Originally from Haslett, Mich., Dr. Haas now resides in Grand Rapids with her husband, Chip Niquette, an oral surgeon. In her free time, Dr. Haas enjoys exercising, travelling, skiing, and cheering on the Spartans.

Favorite movie quote: “It’s all happening…”
Favorite beverage: A redeye (coffee with a shot of espresso), especially if it’s been made for me!
Personal trait that has gotten you in the most trouble: Overcommitting; I’m not good at saying “no.”
Which of the Seven Dwarfs are you? Sleepy…see “favorite beverage” above.
If you were guaranteed you’d be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? Travel photographer! I want to see the world over and over again.
Family: Married to my best friend!

Jenny, Hygienist

Since 2008

Dream vacation: Maldives in the Indian Ocean, but also Greece and Italy.
Favorite beverage: Coffee; can’t pass up a good cup in the morning.
Pet peeves: Not saying thank you for a kind gesture. It’s important to let someone know you appreciate their kind acts.
Favorite travel destination: Tahiti; took a ferry to the island of Moorea, which is a sight to see.
Family: Small family; married with two children.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs are you? Happy! I’m always smiling and in a good mood; no one wants to be around negativity!

Rachel, Hygienist

since 2006

Dream vacation: Fiji.
Favorite ice cream flavor: Mint Chocolate Chip!
Favorite cereal: Lucky Charms.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Beach, camping, and hiking.
If you could be an Olympic athlete, in which sport would you compete? Gymnastics.
If you could shop for free at one store, which one would it be? Restoration Hardware.
If you were guaranteed you?d be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? Naturopathic doctor.

Christina, Hygienist

since 2005

Dream vacation: New Zealand.
Favorite beverage: Mojito.
Favorite book: Firefly Lane, by Kristin Hannah.
Favorite travel destination: Israel, because of its history and culture.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Playing with my kids, reading, and running.
If you could be an Olympic athlete, in which sport would you compete? Swimming.
If you could shop for free at one store, which one would it be? JB & Me.

Lisa, Front Office

since 2010

Dream vacation: Europe
Favorite movie quote: “Are you crying? There’s no crying in baseball.”
Toilet paper over or under: I just want it changed when it’s empty.
Favorite cereal: Oh’s.
Favorite beverage: Wine or beer; it’s a toss up.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Camping, reading, and spending time with my family.
If I could shop for free at one store, which one would it be? Amazon; my go-to.

Tanya, Dental Assistant

since 2010

Most unusual job you’ve ever had: Egg packer on a chicken farm for two years.
Favorite book: Bible.
Favorite travel destination: Jamaica.
Favorite toy: Lite-Brite.
Personal trait that has gotten you in the most trouble: Talking too much.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Playing volleyball, swimming, and spending time outside with my family.
Family: Married with children.

Jan, Front Office

since 1976

Favorite beverage: Coffee.
Favorite travel destination: Alaska.
Favorite toy growing up: A very special submarine.
Favorite ice cream flavor: Peanut Butter Cup.
If you could shop for free at one store, which would you choose? J.B. & Me.
Dream job: Nurse.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Biking, walking, and spending time with family.

Christina H, Hygienist

since 2016

Favorite cereal: Reese’s Puffs.
Dream job: Stay-at-home mom.
Dream vacation: Sicily, to see where my grandparents are from.
If you could be an Olympic athlete, in which sport would you compete? Beach volleyball.
Favorite travel destination: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Going to the beach, hunting in the fall, and spending time with family.
Family: Married with a beautiful daughter and a golden retriever, Ranger.

Tara, Dental Assistant

since 2017

Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Going to the cabin, spending time on the boat, and fishing.
Favorite cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats.
Dream vacation: Bora Bora.
Pet peeves: People who chew with their mouths open!
Toilet paper over or under: Under.
Personal trait that has gotten you in the most trouble: Being blunt.
Favorite ice cream flavor? Cookies and Cream; the more Oreos the better.

Anita, Dental Assistant

since 2004

Family or background: Married with two children, born and raised in Holland, MI.
Favorite cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats.
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Spending time with family and friends, running, and exercising.
Toilet paper over or under: Over.
If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different position, what would you want to do? Oral surgeon.
Favorite ice cream flavor? Sea salt caramel or moose tracks depending on the day? 🙂

Crystal, Hygienist

since 1999

Family or background: 2 boys and a husband.
What’s something you enjoy doing in your spare time? Spending time on our beach with friends and family.
Favorite beverage? Old Fashioned.
Favorite spot you’ve traveled to? Hawaii.
Toilet paper over or under? Over.
If you could shop for free at one store, which would you choose? Costco, because they have everything!
Dream vacation destination: Cruise around the world.

Laura, Hygienist

since 1986

What are three things you enjoy doing in your spare time? Gardening, walking, sewing.
Favorite book:?Any historical fiction, especially WWII.
Favorite spot you’ve traveled to? India, to adopt my daughter.
What was your favorite toy growing up??Mrs. Beasley.
If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? Orthopedic surgeon.
Dream vacation destination: Europe, to see all the history.

Staci, Hygienist

since 2022

Family: I have 4 kids which makes a full table.
Toilet paper over or under: Over, and I will take the time to change it.
Favorite ice cream flavor: Moose tracks, but I don’t like the peanut butter cups.
What’s your dream job? Run a house to support women in transition with young children. 
Favorite cereal: Honey Nut Chex.
Most famous person you’ve met or want to meet: Julia Roberts, I love her beautiful smile and she has a great laugh.