Meet Our Bloomfield Hills Team
Cyndy - Office Manager
As our business manager, Cyndy brings over 30 years of experience to our practice and has been with Cranbrook Dental Care since 1996. Cyndy loves her job and is proud to be a part of a dental team who treats patients from all over the world. The tears of joy and hugs of appreciation by happy patients bring her great satisfaction.
Cyndy has a BBA degree from Walsh College, as well as an associate’s degree in management, marketing, and general business. She has a daughter, who attended Western Michigan University, and she now owns her own successful fitness business. She loves travelling and boating with her daughter and husband. She has two cats and a little dog.
A Wall Street Journal Award winner, Cyndy is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and Delta Mu Delta, an honor society in business administration. She was awarded the practice administrator award of distinction from the AADOM 2016.
Melodie - Front Desk Team
Melodie recently joined our team as a patient coordinator and brings almost 10 years of experience to our front office. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, she moved to the US with her family when she was 9. Just this year she decided to make the move to Michigan to further her life and career after living in Indiana for almost 20 years. Outside of work she enjoys boating, spending time with her boyfriend and being a fur-mom to her Yorkie and 2 cats.
Kim - Insurance Coordinator
My name is Kim and I have been working as an insurance coordinator for 17 years. I love learning something new every day and I enjoy the challenge of keeping up with ever changing codes and clauses with insurance companies. I am excited to be working with doctors and a team who honestly care about the well-being of their patients. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, shopping and playing with my four grandchildren and two dogs.
Lisa F - Dental Assistant
Lisa is a mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a dog lover, and an experienced dental and oral surgery assistant. Some of her best qualities are her love of patient care; her cheerful, fun disposition; and her skills in mechanical reasoning and dexterity, as well as her gentle touch. Lisa has a tremendous appreciation and scrutiny for fine dentistry, as well as a great understanding of how the dynamic system of the mouth functions. She says that you definitely want all of the members of our staff on your team when it comes to your oral surgery and personal, comprehensive dental needs.
Marilyn - Dental Assistant
Marilyn is a R.N. assistant with Dr. William Cheslin. She joined him and his former colleagues 32 years ago at their oral and maxillofacial office while working in the office and hospital operating room. Marilyn attended St. Olaf College, MN, Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University, receiving both her R.N. and B.S.N degrees. Her experience includes hospital floor nursing followed by teaching in schools of nursing in the Detroit and Chicago areas.
Marilyn’s mission is to be a caring, understanding, and informative professional to many patients who often approach their oral surgery needs with anxiety and fear. She genuinely enjoys providing each patient with vision, knowledge, and ways they can comprehensively improve their healing and their health. She says that Lisa Foster has been an exceptional teammate in fulfilling this mission in oral surgery.
Lindsay - Dental Assistant
Lindsay has been in dentistry since 2004 and been working at Cranbrook Dental Care since 2016. Lindsay has experience and knowledge in Pediatrics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery,Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Implant Surgical and General dentistry. She has been married to her husband John since September of 2013. In August of 2016, they welcomed their first daughter Delilah and are expecting another baby girl in March 2019. In her free time Lindsay loves spending time with her family, 2 cats, college football, camping and other outdoor activities.
Claudia - Dental Assistant
I feel very fortunate to be able to work in the dental field. I’ve been a dental assistant for over 20 yrs and has worked in general dentistry and specialists. Every day is a new challenge and I love educating our patients about their dental needs as well as making them feel at home in our office. Outside of work I love the outdoors and staying active. I love to spend time with my family and friends, love to cook, read, workout and travel. Cranbrook Dental Care is the place to go for all your dental needs. We are committed to taking care of you! Our patients' health and comfort is our top priority.
Zena - Dental Assistant
Zena is a dental assistant at our practice and has been in the dental field for over 8 years. Currently, she is finishing her studies at Oakland University. She loves helping people and contributing to society in a positive and fun manner and the dental office is one of many places she can do that. In her spare time, Zena loves to read, travel, spend time with family and cook.
Rita - Dental Assistant
Rita has been a certified dental assistant for over 20 years. She is a mom to two girls, loves to cook, travel and collect art. Rita is very well rounded and has experience in working in the OR with special needs kids, periodontics, oral surgery, crowns, and much more. The experiences she has had has allowed Rita to truly understand the patients she works with and provide the ultimate dental experience making a happy environment for her patients.
Kirsten - Dental Assistant
Kirsten joined our team in 2018 after moving from Tennessee. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2004. Kirsten has experience in both General Dentistry and Oral Surgery. When she isn't working she enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.