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.
Loni - Registered Dental Hygienist
Loni is a compassionate person who enjoys caring for others. She graduated from Oakland Community College in 2013 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is also licensed in local anesthetic and nitrous oxide administration. Loni is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and stays current with new developments through continuing education courses. In her spare time, she loves spending time with family, friends, and husband and growing family!
Laurie - Registered Dental Hygienist
Laurie is happy to have the pleasure of working with Dr Banda's team since 2013. She’s been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 12 years, graduating from Oakland Community College in 2003. She lives and grew up in Royal Oak, and enjoys working in the Oakland County area. As a child she had a wonderful dentist who sparked her interest in Dentistry by making everything a fun, positive learning experience, which is always what she strives to bring to my patients. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 8 years, their 2 labs, 5 year old niece, and just being her family.
Sherrie - Front Desk Team
Sherrie has been in the dental field since 2004 and had been working on the pediatric side of dentistry for the last 13 years. She "loved working with children and making them feel comfortable." Being a military bratt, she has grown up all over! She is "grateful to be working for an office that thinks of their patients as family." She enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren in her spare time.
Cheryl - Business Staff and Dental Assistant
Cheryl started her Dental adventure at 17 years old and has dedicated her whole life to it. She has a deep desire to help people during their dental experiences to achieve better dental health and truly cares about every patient. She has a wide variety of interests that includes all kinds of music, crafts, stars and cars! Old classics to modern muscle! Time stands still for her when she is sitting on Woodward photographing cars or by a bonfire gazing at the stars. Her favorite things are to do are walking through flea markets, garage sales, resale shops and craft shows.
In the past, she enjoyed dancing on her roller skates, riding roller coasters, making jewelry and doing craft shows.
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.
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.
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.
Carrie - Dental Assistant
Born and raised in Oakland County, Carrie began dental assisting in 1987, as well as maintaining a long and successful career in the modeling industry coinciding with her dental career. She travelled extensively for Ford and Mercedes Benz, touring the United States for the International Auto Shows. Throughout her modeling career, she has been photographed with several local and international celebrities that she can proudly show you pictures of! She joined our team in April of 2013, bringing with her the expertise in how to look your best. Her clinical skills and caring manner with patients is a great asset to our office. As a child, she had an extreme phobia of dentists and it influenced her to pursue the field of dentistry. Her deep personal understanding of this fear has helped other fearful patients at feel more at ease while undergoing dental procedures. She enjoys educating patients and making them feel comfortable. She is also a licensed nail technician and her hobbies include playing softball, boating, gardening and enjoying her two cats.