A dental practice may have all the technology and services in the world, but they aren’t worth much if there isn’t also a team there that you can feel truly comfortable and at ease with. Here in Ann Arbor, we love getting to know our patients well and providing them with a cheerful, warm outlook throughout their checkups and procedures. To learn more about our experienced team members, keep reading below:
Jeri first joined our team in March of 2013, and today, she has nearly 10 years of experience in the dental field overall! She holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Michigan State University and is certified in insurance billing and medical coding. She feels very proud to be a member of Dr. Cocco’s office family! There is so much care behind everything they do, and being a part of something so positive is a wonderful feeling for her. Jeri lives in the Washtenaw County area. She spends her spare time staying physically active, supporting local events and businesses, and enjoying spicy food.
Heather joined our practice in April of 2014. To Heather, the best part of her job is helping patients. She keeps patient records and insurance claims up to date. She also answers the phone, schedules appointments, and processes billing. She has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University.
When Heather’s not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys shopping, traveling, camping, and working out.
Danielle has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan Dental School and has been working in dentistry for over ten years. Her responsibilities include cleaning teeth, providing patient education, evaluating patient homecare, and making sure you have a great experience in the office. She also takes pride in stabilizing patients with periodontal needs and assisting in the maintenance of their unique care. Building relationships with her patients is one of her favorite parts of the job.
Danielle, her husband, and their daughter and son live in the area. Together, they enjoy going to sporting events, traveling, cooking, and relaxing at home. She also enjoys being active, dancing, shopping, catching up with friends, and spending time with family.
Elaine has been a part-time member of Dr. Cocco’s staff since December of 2008, and she is a graduate of Ferris State University. Her duties include providing patient education, taking X-rays, and performing root planing and scaling. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and says that meeting new people and educating them on how to best care for their teeth are her favorite parts of the job!
Elaine lives in Mt. Pleasant, MI with her husband and has two daughters (who both graduated from Central Michigan University.) Her daughter Alesha married in 2018, and her daughter Chelsea recently purchased a home with her fiancee in 2019. In her free time, Elaine enjoys camping, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Ashley grew up in Westland, MI and attended the University of Michigan. Her job duties here at Dr. Cocco’s office include educating patients on oral health and hygiene, taking X-rays, screening for decay and periodontal disease, and helping them achieve a clean mouth!
Since Ashley was very young, she’s always enjoyed going to the dentist. In the 7th grade, she realized that she wanted to be a hygienist and take care of patients. Today, her favorite part of her job is getting to know the people she treats on a personal level and building relationships with them. She enjoys helping people feel comfortable and making dental appointments a great experience.
Ashley was married in September of 2015 and has two young sons that keep her busy! When she is not working, she is always with her family. Her hobbies include baking and shopping.
Casey has been in the dental field for over 7 years now and absolutely loves connecting with each and every one of her patients. After graduating from Kingsford High School, she attended Owens Community College to receive her formal education. Since then, she’s completed certification in Basic Life Support and CPR.
Originally from Blissfield, Casey is currently married to her husband Ken and together they raise a son named Colton. She also has a dog named Ellie and three cats named Waffle, Bizi, and Titan. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking, reading, video games, macrame, and riding dirt bikes and motorcycles!
A Michigan native, it was only natural for Rebecca to complete her studies at the University of Michigan. She worked at our practice years ago and is happy to be a member of our team again. After all, working alongside her awesome co-workers is one of her favorite aspects of her job!
Congratulations are in order since Rebecca and her spouse just welcomed a baby girl! Aside from spending time with her family, she enjoys using her free time to travel, read, and garden. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she loves trying out new soup recipes.