At Brandon Family Dental, our team is committed to making sure your dental appointment goes smoothly. We want you to be relaxed when you are here in our office, and we will do everything we can to make sure you are anxiety-free. We offer a variety of comfort options to keep you comfortable, including blankets, pillows, and complimentary drinks.
We have several staff members here in our office, and each one takes the time to learn everything they can about the dental field to provide you with exceptional care. Whether you are in need of teeth whitening, dental implants, or even braces, our team is here to help.
To learn more about our awesome team before your appointment, read on!
Cheryl, Dental Hygienist
Cheryl has been practicing dental hygiene in Ortonville for 31 years. She loves working with patients, who have become an important part of her daily life. In her spare time, she enjoys yard work and gardening with her husband of 33 years, Dan. She also enjoys long walks and spending time outside in nature.
Chrisa, Certified Dental Assistant
Chrisa has been a certified dental assistant for 25 years. What she enjoys most about the dental field is all of the new technology and helping give people a caring and gentle dental experience. She spends her time away from the office with her husband, twin sons, daughter, and grandson.
Val, Billing Specialist and Front Office Coordinator
Val has worked for the past 12 years obtaining patient insurance benefits, billing out treatment, and working with patients, from scheduling their appointment to helping them understand and get the most out of their benefits. One of her favorite things about Brandon Family Dental is working with such a great team and wonderful patients. A native of Ortonville, Val enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her husband of 34 years, Dave, her daughter, Amber, her son, Aaron, and their three shih tzus. She also enjoys gardening, bird watching, swimming, and playing cards.
Lori, Front Desk Assistant, Scheduler, and Treatment Coordinator
Lori has been with Brandon Family Dental for four years, scheduling appointments, doing treatment estimates, and helping patients understand their insurance coverage. Outside of the office, Lori enjoys traveling with her husband, Atom, in their motorhome with their black lab, Max. Lori has two boys, Mark and Jason, who both graduated from Brandon High School.
Justin, Office Manager
Justin was born and raised in Ortonville. He has worked as a dental office manager over the past five years, and after being away for ten years, he and Dr. Harrell are very happy to be back home! Justin works hard to achieve the common goal at Brandon Family Dental: to offer a wide variety of specialized treatment options in house in order to give the Brandon community the convenience of not having to make separate appointments to see specialists. Outside of the office, Justin enjoys playing sports and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
Jen, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jen graduated from Mott Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2007 and has been working as a full-time hygienist ever since. The aspect she likes most about Brandon Family Dental is getting to know her patients while educating them on the importance of dental health. Outside of the office, Jen loves spending time with her husband, four children, and friends camping, boating, and being outdoors.