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Meet the Team

The Chesaning Dentist You Can Trust

It's take a whole office to make our practice run smoothly for your convenience. Meet our team members here — a group of trained, local, and caring dentists and staff who will go the extra mile to make sure you're comfortable. 

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Dr. Jerry Skaryd

Dr. Jerry Skaryd is a native of Central Michigan; he was born and raised just 20 miles west of Chesaning.

Dr. Skaryd attended Central Michigan University and graduated with a DDS from the University of Detroit Dental School. However, his education didn’t stop there. Skaryd believes education is very important and continues attended advanced post-doctoral dental academies.

He is a member of The American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. 

When he isn’t fixing teeth he enjoys spending time with his wife, Melanie and their 5 children. Hobbies include coaching kids athletics, hunting, fishing and golf. 
Dr. Jerry Skaryd

Evelyn Reinke RDA, CDA  
Front Desk Administrator and Dental Assistant

Evie is a long-term employee of Chesaning Family Dental. She worked chair-side with doctors for many years and now works as a receptionist.

Evie was raised in Maple Grove and now resides in Albee Township. She is married with 2 grown sons.

Evie enjoys reading, gardening, music and is a professional musician. 

Evelyn Reinke Front Desk Administrator and Dental Assistant

Karolyn Hemker RDH  
Dental Hygienist

Karolyn is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Delta College in 2007 and has been with our practice since 2012. In addition to being a Dental Hygienist, Karolyn is also certified in Local Anesthesia and Nitrous. 

She grew up in Chesaning and currently resides in the Chesaning area. When not working, Karolyn enjoys shopping, spending time with her nieces and nephews and playing with her new puppy, Chase!
Karolyn Hemker

Kimberlee Kline RDH 
Dental Hygienist

Kim graduated from Mott College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1986. She enjoys learning and continues her education by attending seminars on a regular basis.

Kim joined the Chesaning Family Dental family in October of 2013 and has subbed here for many years. Kim is very caring and treats her patients like family. She is married, has three children and lives in the New Lothrop/Maple Grove area.

She enjoys spending time with her family, watching sporting events, watching movies, and traveling.
Kim Kline  Dental Hygienist

Heather VanFleteren 
Front Desk Administrator and Recall Specialist

Heather is a life long Maple Grove Resident. Heather joined our practice in 2012. 

Heather is married and has three children. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at her cabin at Houghton Lake and being outdoors with her dog, Marley. 

Heather VanFleteren Front Desk Administrator and Recall Specialist

Julie Jastrzembowski RDH 
Dental Hygienist

Juli has been working for Chesaning Family Dental for over 13 years. She graduated from Delta College and has had additional education for local anesthesia. 

Juli lives in St. Charles with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, turkey hunting, fishing, golf and reading. 

Juli continues her education and visits local schools to educate the youth on oral hygiene. She enjoys working with patients and believes in patient comfort. 
Julie Jastrzembowski Dental Hygienist

Dawn Boucher RDH 
Dental Hygienist 

Dawn graduated from Delta College with an associates degree in Applied Science. 

She has been working as a dental hygienist since 1989 and is certified in local anesthesia. She joined our team in 2015.
Julie Jastrzembowski Dental Hygienist
Arynn Maxa 
Front Desk Administrator
Arynn joined our practice in 2013 but took a year hiatus in 2015 to spend time with her family. She is very excited to be back with our wonderful staff and patients. 

Arynn was born and raised in Chesaning and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northwood University. 

Arynn is married and has two boys to keep her busy! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and snuggling with her puppy, Cali.

Casie Sterbanz 
Dental Assistant 

Casie joined our practice as an extern in May of 2012 and was hired as a full time employee in June of 2012. Her passion for learning has made her a valued member of our team. 

Outside of the office, Casie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, hiking and cooking. She has two furbabies that she loves to spoil, her dog Rico and a cat named Kiddo. 

Julie Jastrzembowski Dental Hygienist

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