Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Registered Dental Assistant

Dena, a graduate of Mott Community College, obtained her licensure in dental assisting in 1993 and has been an RDA in our office for over 28 years.

Dena enjoys photography, golfing, and spending time with her two adult children as well as her many nieces and nephews. One day she would like to travel the US and visit many national parks.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Sheryl graduated from Mott Community College and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1990. She joined our team this past year after working in the Davison/ Burton area for most of her career. Sheryl loves being a hygienist and sincerely cares about her patients and their care. She is conscientious, thorough, and kind and enjoys teaching patients how to improve their oral health and helping them to have a healthy smile.

Sheryl is happily married and has a beautiful golden retriever and two furry kitties. She loves spending time with family and friends, helping others, exercising, studying the Bible, and anything related to flowers.



Registered Dental Assistant

Courtney graduated from Mott Community College in 2021 with an Associate's degree in Dental Assisting. She joined the office in the summer of 2021 as an extern student while in her program. Soon after, she joined the office as a full-time employee. She has a passion for helping others and making them feel comfortable in the office and good about their smile.

Aside from work, Courtney loves time and long walks with her dog, enjoys camping with family, crafting, having bonfires, and listening to music and dancing.



Dental Assistant

Jessica has been a dental assistant since 2013 and plans to continue her education to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She decided to enter the field of dentistry after having experienced a dental emergency herself when she became fascinated with the process of saving her tooth. She loves getting to know each of her patients on a personal level and doing her best to ensure they are comfortable while receiving treatment.

Jessica has been married since 2012 to her husband Jake; they have four beautiful children together. As a family, they enjoy camping, fishing, and playing games. When she does find some spare moments, she enjoys gardening, working on puzzles, and reading.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Chris graduated from Mott Community College in 1985 with a degree in dental hygiene. She was a dental assistant for seven years before becoming a dental hygienist. In 2016, after many years working for a now-retired dentist, Chris joined our team, and her ethical principles have proven to be a perfect match with our office. She takes the time to build genuine and professional relationships with her patients while treating them with gentle and thorough care.

Chris enjoys gardening, antiquing, and spending time with her family. She has lived in Flushing since 1967 and enjoys the small-town feel. She has been married to Sal since 1986. She has two children and two grandchildren.



Administrative Assistant

Raylene is a graduate of Davenport University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. She has over 25 years of experience in the business field. She started with Dr. Cantwil in 2014 and enjoys using her experience to address the needs of our patients.

Raylene enjoys camping, cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her husband and three children.



Administrative Assistant

Angela has been working in the dental field since 1996 after graduating from Orlando Tech with a certification in dental assisting. In 2003, Angela moved back to Michigan from Florida to be closer to her family and has been a Flushing resident ever since. She began working with Dr. Cantwil in 2015 and likes finding new ways to engage patients in a welcoming, personalized manner.

Angela is a devoted mother of a beautiful daughter. In her free time, she enjoys photography, baking, and playing with her dogs. Her favorite place to spend time is up north in Cross Village, Michigan, where she and her greatly missed husband were married.