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Meet the Team

Sheryl - Dental Hygienist 

Sheryl graduated from Kalamazoo Valley Community College with an associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2003 and joined our team in 2006. She has been married to her husband Jason for 14 years and they have two beautiful children, Tyler and Ava. Most of their family time is spent on the soccer field where Tyler is an avid soccer player and Ava likes to dance and is interested in theater.  Sheryl likes to spend her time volunteering in her childrens's schools and classrooms. She also enjoys working out and spending time with her family on their boat in South Haven. 

Chantelle - Dental Hygienist

Chantelle graduated from Kellogg Community college with a associates degree of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene, she also has a BAS from Sienna Heights College. She joined the team here at Family Dentistry in 2008. She has two children that she enjoys spending time camping during the summer with them. 

Melissa - Dental Hygienist

Melissa graduated from Kalamazoo Valley dental hygiene program in 2006 and was licensed in 2006. She has been a clinical hygienist since 2006 and has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Krause since winter of 2010. She works part-time here in the office and is a full-time mom at home with two young children. She has been happily married to her husband since 2003. She says to "come and visit, I'll be gentle". 

Brandy - Dental Hygienist

Brandy graduated from Kalamazoo Valley Community College with an associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2010, before that she was a dental assistant for 6 years. Brandy joined our team as a dental hygienist in 2013.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, their adorable 2 year old little boy and their baby goats. 

Lisa- Dental Assistant

Lisa is a northern Michigan Native, who moved to Kalamazoo a little over two years ago. Lisa joined our team in June of 2014 after graduating from Ross Medical School. 
 

Jennifer - Dental Assistant

Jennifer is the newest addition to our team, starting here in May of 2015 after she graduated from Ross Medical School. Jennifer is bilingual and fluent in both English and Spanish. She has lived in Michigan now for about 15 years, moving here from Illinois when she was a child. She has one beautiful baby boy that she welcomed in February of this year that keeps her pretty busy. She enjoys the warmer weather, long walks and reading. 

Laura - Office Manager 

Laura is the office manager here at Family Dentistry and handles everything from billing, customer service and insurance claims. She has been working with Dr. Krause since 2003.  She enjoys spending time with her family and having bonfires. 

Ashley- Schedule/Patient Coordinator

Ashley is the first face you will see when you come to our office, as she is also the receptionist. She has been with our office since 2014. She is currently working on completing her business degree at KVCC/WMU. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys reading and camping.