Office Manager at St. Joseph
Marianne is the first person you will meet when you visit our St. Joseph office. She is our office manager and patients enjoy her positive personality and genuine smile. She keeps our office organized and running smoothly. Marianne’s goal is to present a friendly smile and welcoming attitude to everyone she encounters at our office.
Marianne loves spending time with her husband of 23 years and her 2 children. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, genealogy, reading, family games, and enjoying nature. Marianne loves living in Southwest Michigan after being born and raised in Eastern Michigan. She has spent over 20 years helping people of all ages experience a friendly, positive, and peaceful dental experience.
Office Manager at South Haven
Jennifer is the first person you will meet when you visit our office. She is our Office Manager and patients enjoy her positive personality and contagious laugh. She keeps our office organized and running smoothly. Jennifer’s goal is to present a friendly smile and welcoming attitude to everyone she encounters at our office.
Jennifer loves spending time with her husband, her children and her new grandchild. Her hobbies include motorcycling in the summer months and snowmobiling in the winter months–both with her husband. Jennifer loves living in Southwest Michigan and has called it “home” for the last 21 years. Her training to become a Dental Assistant was obtained at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan and she has spent over 10 years helping people of all ages experience a friendly, positive, and peaceful dental experience.
Scheduling Coordinator at St. Joseph
Donna is our Scheduling Coordinator and her cheery personality is one of the first to greet you as you enter our office. Donna has lived in St. Joseph, Michigan all her life. She and her husband have 2 grown married daughters and 2 wonderful grandsons. Donna has been in the dental field for over 30 years. Patients love Donna’s bright smile and contagious laugh. In her free time, she enjoys visiting Midland, Michigan to see her grandsons involved in their various activities. She also enjoys going to the beach, long walks, and spending time with her friends and family.
Scheduling Coordinator at South Haven
Alicia is our scheduling coordinator in South Haven and her cheery personality is one of the first to greet you as you enter our office. She and her husband have 2 children. Patients love Alicia’s friendly demeanor and welcoming personality.. In her free time, she enjoys…
Kristi is the Business Administrator and wife to Dr. Steele. You may encounter her bright smile and friendly personality at some point during your visit. She handles human resources, advertising and promotion, accounting, and long range planning for the offices. She loves to call Southwest Michigan home after having lived in several places around the country and world, including South Korea, California, and Vermont. Kristi has a love of adventure, the outdoors, and her family. She spends her free time hiking, traveling, practicing photography, trying new recipes, and spending time with family and friends.
Cynthia is one of our exceptional Dental Hygienists. Her warm smile and calming demeanor are perfect for patients who are slightly nervous when visiting the dentist. Her cleanings are thorough and you will leave the office with an amazingly clean feeling mouth!
She was born and raised in South Haven and has been involved in dentistry her entire career. Starting as a high school co-op student, she was trained as a Dental Assistant. Immediately following high school, she attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has practiced in California and North Carolina, as well as Michigan. She and her husband, Joe, have a blended family that includes 4 sons, 1 daughter, and 5 grandchildren and she spends much of her free time involved in various activities with them.
Jennifer is one of our exceptional dental hygienists. Her kind smile and understanding personality will make your appointment a pleasant experience. Jennifer graduated from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 2017 with honors from the dental hygiene program. She has been helping bring smiles to our patients since August 2017.
Having grown up in Southwest Michigan, Jennifer is eager to give back to the community by improving oral health care in its residents. When she’s not improving smiles, Jennifer enjoys admiring the natural beauty of the area, spending time with friends and family, as well as engaging in a volunteer Bible education work.
Mikayla is one of our fantastic hygienists. Mikayla grew up in Bangor and now lives in the small, peaceful town of Bloomingdale. Mikayla received her hygiene degree from Kellogg Community College, and her patients continually compliment her gentle and thorough cleanings. Mikayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as her pets. She also loves being on the water fishing or just relaxing in her kayak, beginner photography, and beginner wood burning. Mikayla enjoys dentistry because she anjoys getting to know people and helping them achieve a better smile.
Cindy is one of our fantastic hygienists. Her friendly personality and bright smile will be sure to make you smile. She is a southwest Michigan native and loves living near the water. Her greatest joy is being the mother to 3 children who are now grown and enjoying her first grandchild. Cindy trained to be a hygienist at the Kalamazoo Valley Community College and has spent her entire career in dentistry and has covered many roles including dental assistant, business team member, and finally dental hygienist. This background gives her the ability to easily educate her patients with all their oral health concerns. Her mission is to help patients have as comfortable of an experience as possible. She believes in educating and performing thorough care, while listening and caring for patients’ needs and concerns.
Kayla is one of our fantastic hygienists. Her friendly and energetic personality help patients feel welcomed. Kayla received her hygiene degree from from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 2014. Her patients consistently comment on the thorough and gentle cleanings she provides. Kayla enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve a better smile.
In her free time Kayla enjoys live music and going to concerts. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and 3 boys. She also is a BIG animal lover! Her favorite days are spent on the pontoon boat and swimming in the lake.
Christina is one of our fantastic hygienists. Her friendly personality and warm smile will be sure to make you feel welcomed. Her goal is to help patients have as comfortable of an experience as possible. She believes in educating and performing thorough care, while listening and caring for patients’ needs and concerns.
Marie is one of our exceptional dental assistants whose personal desire is to make you feel welcome and comfortable. Helping people achieve oral health and a great smile is something that brings true satisfaction to her. Marie loves spending time with her husband, her children, and her new grandchild. Her hobbies include diving. Marie loves living in Southwest Michigan. Marie has spent her career helping people of all ages experience a friendly, positive, and peaceful dental experience.
Drew is one of our exceptional dental assistants. His friendly and energetic presence in the office brings a smile and comfort to all of our patients. He works hard to make each and every patient feel at ease when visiting the dentist and helps to ensure that each dental visit will be a positive one. He is always more than happy to lend a helping hand, both to his coworkers and anyone he meets outside of the office.
Sandra is one of our exceptional dental assistants. Her friendly and easygoing personality truly put her patients at ease. Sandra attended Lake Michigan College and graduated with her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and received her certification as a Registered Dental Assistant. Sandra was born and raised in South Haven. She is happily married to her high school sweetheart. She and her husband have a beautiful baby boy. She loves spending time with her family, always involving good food. Sandra also contributes her time to her parish, St. Basil’s in South Haven. She oversees the youth group. When she’s not with family or at St. Basil, she likes to craft and paint.
As a Registered Dental Assistant, Sandra enjoys helping our patients in any way she can. She is also bilingual and can assist with translating Spanish if needed. Her goal at Kai Steele Dentistry is to grow in her career and help patients understand their needs, encourage their good oral hygiene and give them the confidence to smile more. Sandra has spent her career helping people of all ages experience a friendly, positive, and peaceful dental experience.