Meet Our Dental Team
Dawn, Treatment Manager
Dawn has been in dentistry since 1993. She is a graduate of Washtenaw Community College and Rochester College. She has received a degree in Business Communications. Dawn is X-ray certified, and she has completed training in orthodontics, pedodontics, and periodontics at the University of Michigan. Dawn enjoys being part of a high-tech practice and prides herself on staying current with advances in dentistry. She values the opportunity to provide customized care that meets the unique needs of her patients. When not at work, Dawn likes to spend time with her family, participate in outdoor activities, attend sporting events, and travel.
Brittany, Registered Dental Hygienist
Brittany has an Associates degree in Applied Science. She is passionate about providing exceptional dental care to her patients. She enjoys meeting new people and building relationships. Brittany also enjoys teaching and explaining in an understandable and approachable manner. She is married to John and together they have 4 children. She and her family live in Clawson.
Heather – Receptionist
Heather has been in dentistry since 2003. She is cross-trained as a Dental Receptionist & Dental Assistant. Heather is x-ray certified and prides herself on making sure that each patient has an exceptional experience when in our office. She lives in Livonia with her daughter Savannah. She is an active member of an Adventure Society called The International Order of the Modern Day Pirates. Heather enjoys traveling, photography and paintball. She plans to continue to Volunteer her time with the charities she is involved in with The Modern Day Pirates as well as in her community.
Shada – Treatment Coordinator
Shada has been a Treatment Coordinator at Signature Smiles for several years. She is the best at figuring out arrangements for patients to get their treatment completed. One of her top priorities is making sure every patient has a wonderful experience at our office. Shada is currently finishing her bachelors degree at Oakland Community College. With her little free time, she tries to have some fun. Shanda enjoys salsa dancing, traveling, shopping (she has a shoe addiction) and reading! Come say hi!
Jennifer – Operations Manager
Jennifer has been part of our team since January 2018. She has worked in all areas of dentistry for the last 8 years. Jenn’s top priority is making sure each patient in our office receives five-star treatment at every visit. Jenn graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2007 where she double majored in Marketing and Management. When Jenn is not working you can catch her at a farmer’s market, doing an organized run in a surrounding city, trying new restaurants downtown, traveling with her gal pals and most importantly spending time with her mom and older brother. Fun fact: She loves a good dad joke!
Raphael – Dental Assistant
Raphael was introduced to the world of dentistry when he joined the U.S. Army in 2013 after receiving his Associate degree in applied sciences. Raphael has since then obtained a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree from the University of Maryland. Raphael currently serves as a dental assistant within the Michigan Army National Guard helping to provide for the dental needs of our Michigan soldiers Raphael looks forward to graduating in 2019 with his Master of Science in Health Services where he can further care for the needs of his patients and fellow soldiers. Raphael is married to his lovely wife Tiffany in which they both enjoy working out at the gym and staying active with their two dogs.
Uthmon – Hygiene Assistant
Uthmon started working in the dental field at the young age of 15 through his high school intern program. When he isn’t working with the best hygienist in Michigan, he spends time outside rock climbing or traveling throughout the state.
Gloria – Dental Assistant
Gloria is a certified dental assistant for over 38 years. She loves making the patient feel comfortable. She is affectionately known as “Sweet Angel” by her peers. Gloria loves to sing in her church choir. She married the love of her life Dwight. She has one daughter and a granddaughter Adrienne who just attended her Freshman year at Eastern University.
Ryan – Patient Coordinator
Ryan has been in the dental field since 2009. Starting as a clinical team member and transitioning to a patient coordinator. Joining the Signature Smiles family in May 2018, Ryan takes joy in daily patient interactions and going above and beyond to meet patient expectations and needs.
Faye – Dental Hygienist
Faye has been in the dental field since 1997 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from West Coast University in California. She finds great joy in meeting patients and providing them the highest level of care while their visit as comfortable as possible. Some of her many interests include playing the piano, drawing, and weightlifting. Additionally, she loves spending quality time with her husband Gene and their dog.