I am very proud to introduce our outstanding staff. In addition to their valuable knowledge, talent and dedication each member of our team understands the unique individuality of every person. This is demonstrated daily in their friendly, personalized interaction with patients and their families.
I have been working with Dr. Adams for 30 years. I am one of the first people to greet our patients and their families. The best part of my job is when our patients come back with their children. I enjoy spending time with my family and gardening.
I have been working with Dr. Adams for 17 years. I love getting to know all the patients and their families. I enjoy watching the changes we make to the patient’s smiles. In my spare time I like gardening, camping and boating.
My name is Teresa Young and I graduated from Delta College from the Dental Assisting Program in 1988 and earned an Associates Degree and became a certified Dental Assistant. I am a member of the American Dental Assistants Association. I have enjoyed working with Dr. Adams for 27 years and love to help all the patients who need a gorgeous smile! I am married and have two beautiful girls and live in Freeland.
-Clinical Assistant/Wire Forming Technician
I love seeing what orthodontics can do for patients of all ages! I attended the Dental Assisting program at Delta College. I have assisted Dr. Adams for 15 years and find it a very rewarding career. In my spare time I like to read and am involved with our church. My husband and I have four wonderful children.
-Clinical Assistant/Office Assistant
What’s the best thing about my job? I love watching a patient’s smile go from hidden to magnificent. I have an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting from Delta College. I have worked in the orthodontic field for 12 years. The last 7 years, I have been with Dr. Adams. My fun activities include spending time with my husband and two children. I also enjoy reading, biking and kickboxing.
-Clinical Assistant/Digital Imaging Technician/OSHA Coordinator
I have been working in the field of dentistry for 34 years. I have experience in Pediatric dentistry, General dentistry and Orthodontics. I have been working with Dr. Adams for 21 years assisting him with the care of our orthodontic patients. I love to see the transformations that occur throughout their treatment. I enjoy getting to know our patients and providing a positive and caring environment for them. I live in Freeland with my husband and our two wonderful dogs. I enjoy camping, kayaking, gardening (including my numerous house plants) and spending time with family and friends.
-Clinical Assistant/Lab Technician
I attended the Dental Assistants program at Delta College and continued on to become a Certified, Registered Dental Assistant. I graduated with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. For the past 39 years I have worked in the dental field, with the last 24 years in Orthodontics. My employment began with Dr. Adams in July 2001. It has been an enjoyable career to witness the wonderful changes in SMILES. When I am not helping patients, my day is spent in the lab pouring up impressions, trimming models and making invisible retainers. My husband, Randy, and I have been married for 33 years. We live in Saginaw Township and have raised four sons. I enjoy gardening, cooking, reading and walking our dog, Teddy.