Dr. Craig Downer
Dr. Craig is originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan and attended Western Michigan University. He graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2013. Prior to joining our office in 2016 he worked in public health in Southwest Michigan. Dr. Downer enjoys keeping up with the rapidly evolving world of dentistry and incorporating these techniques in the care of his patients. His wife, Christina, is a Mt. Pleasant native who is completing her Family Medicine residency in Lansing before returning home. Dr. Downer enjoys traveling and spending time at his family cottage. He loves the outdoors and spends any chance he gets hunting or fishing.
Gina has been with our practice since we opened in 2002. She has been in the dental field since 1994. Gina is an integral part of our team, she welcomes patients with her warm smile and friendly personality. Her knowledge and expertise of dental insurance plans help patients feel comfortable and informed. Gina’s been happily married to Robert since 1989. Their son Rob and daughter in law Fabi live in San Diego CA where he is stationed in the U.S. Navy.
April has worked in the dental field since 2000, and in 2003 began working with Dr. Wybenga. Prior to working in the dental field, April held a position in Human Resources. Consequently, she arrived with 7 years of office experience, and that particular background has been beneficial to our practice. You will see April both in the front office and in our treatment rooms. She is proficient and always willing to help where she is needed. Her bright smile, warm personality, and professionalism helps our patients feel comfortable and informed. She is a lifelong resident of Mt. Pleasant. April and her husband Tim have been married since 1999 and have two sons, Owen and Adam. She enjoys spending time with her family, Zumba, crocheting, crafting and cooking.
Jann has been with Dr. Wybenga since 2010 and brings with her 30 years of experience as a dental assistant. She received her x-ray certification in 2000. Jann loves her job and enjoys helping patients with their smiles. Her expertise and knowledge comforts patients during their dental appointments. She got married to Jack in 1973 and they have 2 sons and 2 granddaughters. Jann’s interests are playing with her granddaughters, reading, crocheting, painting, camping and canoeing.
Jodi has been with our practice since 2008. In 2011, Jodi received her x-ray certification. The dental field was new territory for her when she became part of our team, but it didn’t take her long to learn the ins and outs of the office. She has been a wonderful addition to our staff, and gets along great with the patients and her co-workers. Jodi resides in Farwell with her husband Dudley where they enjoy a large array of activities throughout the year.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Maegan graduated from Ferris State University in 2003. She had been a part of our team since 2008. Prior to that, she enhanced her hygiene skills as she substituted in a variety of dental practices in the Grand Rapids area. By spending part of the year filling in at offices it allowed her to work in the hunting industry in Michigan and New Zealand as a hospitality coordinator and cook. One facet of dental hygiene that Maegan enjoys is the interpersonal communication and individual interaction she has with each patient. She feels that has allowed her to demonstrate good listening skills and problem solving techniques on a daily basis. She is a team player and enjoys the company of her co-workers. Maegan enjoys traveling, hunting, golfing and working out. She lives in Canadian Lakes with her husband Trevor and their two sons.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kayla has been working as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2013 when she graduated from Ferris State University. Kayla worked in public health as a hygienist prior to joining our team. Kayla’s warm and caring personality enables our patients to be comfortable and have a good dental experience. Kayla is a Mt. Pleasant High School graduate and now lives in Shepherd with her husband Andy and their son Jackson. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys spending time with family, camping, playing in a dart league and working out.