Meet The Staff
Dr. Sabrina Wadood, DDS
Dr. Sabrina Wadood has been a trusted dentist in the Grand Rapids area since 2018. Dr. Wadood was born and raised in metro Detroit, graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, and moved to Grand Rapids shortly after. She loves living on the west side of the state and is proud to plant her roots here. In her spare time, she enjoys staying active by practicing yoga, going to the gym, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She is recently married to her husband Ben and together they have two adorable cats. She enjoys being part of the neighborhood & community so feel free to stop in and say hi!
Dr. Wadood is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the West Michigan District Dental Society. She also serves as the co-chair for the West Michigan New Dentist Forum.
Ingrid, Office Manager
Ingrid has been working with Dr. Wadood since 2018. Her official title is “Office Manager” but you may also hear her referred to as “Insurance Guru”, “The Master of Treatment Planning” or even “The Big Cheese”! She serves as the backbone of the entire office by keeping our team upright and moving forward! Her favorite thing about managing our practice is seeing Dr. Wadood’s continuous commitment to our patient’s oral health and overall wellness. She is married to the love of her life Michael, together they share a wonderful set of adult children and lots of grandbabies to spoil! When she’s not managing her family (or ours) Ingrid enjoys great books, walks, card games with friends and serving coffee at her church.
Kelly, Team Lead
Kelly is our Clinical Team Lead and has spent the past ten years of her dental career in East Grand Rapids. She is excited to be part of a blooming “new” practice and loves using up-to-date technology to educate our patients on their dental health. She is originally from Northern Michigan and enjoys all things outdoors. When she’s not at the office she enjoys camping, hiking, going to concerts, enjoying local restaurants and volunteering for Hairy Houdini Siberian Husky Rescue as a dog foster mom.
Brenda has been in dentistry for over 40 years. Over those years she had the privilege of working with both Dr. Herb and Jeffery Carpenter before Dr. Wadood. Brenda has been an amazing asset in helping our patients feel comfortable and familiar through the growth and transition of our practice. Don’t worry folks, we aren't letting her retire any time soon! Brenda and her husband Chip welcomed their first Grandchild in 2021 and are absolutely loving every moment of being grandparents. In her free time Brenda loves spending time with friends and family (many who happen to double as some of her favorite patients) and supporting her favorite Michigan teams.
Katey began her dental career in 2003 as a dental assistant while she attended Ohio State University for Dental Hygiene. She and her family relocated to Grand Rapids in 2015 and she's been working with Dr. Wadood since 2019. Katey and her husband Mytch have two adorable kids and a dog named Zoe. She enjoys physical fitness and spending time with her friends and family. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting Katey cause she is our social butterfly!
Janelle is a Grand Rapids native who has been working in dentistry for over two decades, she joined our team in 2021. She originally worked as a dental assistant before graduating from GRCC in 2011 with a degree in dental hygiene and local anesthesia. Her favorite part about working in healthcare is providing excellent patient education and care. She has two dogs that keep her pretty busy at home when she isn’t running around the office. She loves spending time with her friends and family and going to see live music every chance she gets!
Jennifer, Dental Assistant
Jennifer has been working in dentistry for over 30 years and working with Dr. Wadood since she began her dental career in 2018! She has an amazing bedside manner and does a wonderful job keeping our patients comfortable and well cared for! Jennifer and her husband Mark have five children and thirteen wonderful grandchildren that certainly keep them on their toes. In her free time Jennifer likes to travel, golf and spend time with her ever-growing family.
Iris, Dental Assistant
Iris began working with Dr. Wadood at Forest Hills Dental in 2020, followed her to the new practice and has been a huge help building our Clinical team and office protocols. She has been in dentistry since 2015, working in both community health as well as private practice, giving her a well rounded dental background. Iris and her husband Corey have two beautiful children and a dog named Chico! She is currently enrolled at WCC to obtain her degree in Registered Dental Assisting and is so excited to be able to expand her dental knowledge!
AVERY, Dental Assistant
Avery is the newest addition to our clinical staff and is enjoying the hustle and bustle of our busy office. She is originally from the Muskegon area but has recently relocated to Grand Rapids. She began working in dentistry in 2020 where she quickly realized it was her passion. Avery spent one month in Alaska in 2021 providing dental care to low-income individuals and is now working towards her biomedical science degree at GVSU with hopes of one day becoming a dentist. In her free time she enjoys watercolor painting, spending time with her family and working out at the gym!
CHASELYN, Clinic Assistant
We welcomed Chase into the dental world in spring of 2022! This is her first step towards a long career in the field as she is currently working towards enrolling in Dental School. Chase grew up on the east side of the state and is attending GVSU with a focus on biomedical science. In her free time, Chase loves watching movies, spending time with loved ones and participating in intramural sports (especially volleyball)!
RACHEL, Dental Assistant
Rachel joined our team in 2022 but has been working in the dental field since early 2020. When she isn’t studying for her degree in Dental Hygiene, she and her boyfriend Nick spend most of their time managing their restaurant in Norton Shores, going to local events and hanging out with their dachshund Blaze. Rachel also enjoys spending time in the kitchen creating delicious meals and desserts!
Rae-Lynn is our newest addition to the front office staff and boy, is Ingrid thankful to have her help! She is originally from Colorado but is happy to now call West Michigan home. Rae-Lynn has been working in dentistry since 2020 and loving it, but her long term dream is to become a singer. She loves cooking, traveling, archeology, kickboxing and golfing in her free time when she isn’t watching documentaries with her dog, Daniel!