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Meet The Team


Office Manager

Ann has over 20 years of experience in general dentistry. She has advanced knowledge of insurance, dental billing, and management. She looking forward to expanding her knowledge. Continuing to grow in the dental industry. Ann currently owns a home in Westland. Where she is a proud mother of one daughter. Who will be a senior in High School next year. She also has one four-legged baby named Zoe Elizabeth. She is a vocalist and Currently just begun learning to play the guitar.  We are so excited to welcome Ann to our wonderful practice here at Ann Arbor Periodontics. 


Front Office Coordinator

Jody started working in dentistry at 16 years old! In 2001 she graduated from the Washtenaw Community College Dental Assistant Program where she obtained her CDA and RDA. She has been with this practice ever since.

Recently Jody has moved to the clerical side of the office. Combining her knowledge and skills from her years as a clinical team member, she is a great addition to the front office. She will be the first person to greet you when you arrive and make sure all of your questions and concerns are handled with care and compassion. 

She enjoys time spent with her flower garden, kayaking, archery, and walking their mini golden doodle with her two children and husband. One of her proudest personal achievements is being a top individual fundraiser for charity; The Children's Tumor Foundation in February 2016. 


Periodontal Hygienist

Laurie attended Owens Community College where she received her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Laurie has been part of the hygiene team here for 21 years. With 21 years of experience and training, her skills up the quality of care required to treat the special needs of a periodontal patient.

Laurie is madly in love with her two grandchildren and spends as much time as she can with them. 


Periodontal Hygienist

Debbie has been practicing clinical dental hygiene in the states of Michigan and Ohio since 1983 for general and periodontal practices.  She has worked part time at periodontal practices since 1991 and is now practicing full time at Ann Arbor Periodontics.   Debbie got her first start at Ann Arbor Periodontics as a sub-hygienist in 2003, then started practicing one day per week and as the children grew older, two days then three, and now full time since her children are now attending college.  Debbie thinks of her role not only as a clinician, but as an educator, teaching patients how to care for their teeth and discussing the relationship between periodontal health and overall health. 

In addition to her clinical position, Debbie has been an adjunct faculty clinical instructor at Owens Community College since 2005 working with students in the dental hygiene clinic and lab.  She is also a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, and she is treasurer at her local component.

Debbie received her Dental Hygiene degree at Owens Community College, her EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary) Certificate the same year; and in 2008 she completed her BAS degree from Siena Heights University.  She is married to her husband Larry and they have two children, Curtis and a daughter Cori.  In her spare time she loves walking at the many beautiful parks in Ann Arbor and Toledo, perennial gardens, and likes to paint furniture.


Dental Hygienist

Allison Carron,

Allison received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2020 and her Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2022. While pursuing her Master's, Allison treated patients in the Graduate Periodontics and Graduate Prosthodontics Departments at UNC, specializing in a "Periodontics" track. 

Allison also has a passion for teaching and educating future generations of oral healthcare providers. She has taught at the University of North Carolina, University of Detroit Mercy, and is currently adjunct faculty at the University of Michigan where she teaches both didactically and clinically. 

Allison also earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan in 2007. In her free time Allison enjoys running and spending time with her fiancé and cat.

Allison is excited to join the team at Ann Arbor Periodontics where she can support patients' periodontal health. She looks forward to working with you to establish best dental hygiene practices and to help you meet your oral health needs and goals!


Dental Assistant

I graduated from Ross Medical College in 2019. I moved to Michigan in 2021 with my fiancé. I enjoy summers at our cabin in the upper peninsula. 


Dental Assistant

Since her graduation from Michigan Dental Assisting School, Tierra has trained in many positions within our office. Tierra is a Certified Dental Assistant, CPR certified, and X-ray Certified. She is an energetic, personable and positive person who enjoys working with and helping patients and their families. Tierra cares about the patients overall experience and loves to provide a positive and fun environment while helping to transform their smiles. We are thankful for her incredible work ethic, her gentle and caring personality. In her spare time, she enjoys watching anime, traveling and time spent making fun memories with her friends and family. 


Dental Assistant

Danielle joined our team over three years ago.  She has over 25 years of dental assisting experience. 

Danielle enjoyed an extensive career in restorative dentistry where full mouth reconstruction was the focus of treating patients with extensive challenges or injuries. She spent over 20years working alongside her mentor Prosthodontist, Dr. L.W. Seluk. It was there that she earned a Prosthodontic Dental Assisting Award through a program given by the ADAA and ACP.  In addition, she attended a surgical program in Chapel Hill, NC, given by the AAP for the ACP/Prosthodontists and their Assistants.  This was her formal introduction to oral surgery as this program focused on the placement of dental implants. Danielle went on to finish her Bachelor’s Degree through Wayne State and then in more recent years acquired her CDA and RDA through Washtenaw Community College. 

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