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 nieces and nephews. 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. Baldwin, Dentist

since 2011

Favorite movie quote?:  “It’s the holidays, Audrey, we’re all miserable.”
What’s the most unusual job you’ve ever had?:  Waterski boat driver
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time:  Yoga, walking, reading
Toilet paper over or under:  Over. It’s a fact.
Favorite ice cream flavor?  Peppermint
If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose?  Nordstrom
Dying tomorrow, what’s your last meal?  Champagne and a cheese course

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

Jenae, Hygienist

since 2016

Family: 5 sisters, 1 brother
Three things you enjoy doing in your spare time: Hiking, kayaking, and fishing
Favorite travel destination: Grand Tetons National Park
Toilet paper over or under: Over
Dream vacation: Maldives
Personal trait that has gotten you in the most trouble: Sarcasm

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

Staci

since 2002

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

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  🙂

Baylee, Dental Assistant

since 2015

Family or background: Husband & son
Favorite spot you’ve traveled to: Roatan Island, Honduras – snorkeling was amazing
What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Grand Traverse Bay Cherry Fudge
What’s your pet peeve? Talking with food in your mouth
Which of the seven dwarves is most like you? Definitely Sleepy!
If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? Interior design
Dream vacation destination: Fiji