Our Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Catherine E. Nelson

Dr. Catherine E. Nelson

Dr. Catie Nelson comes to us from the University of Michigan, where she completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency.  Prior to this, she earned her DDS from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.  Born and raised in West Michigan, she and her husband Derek, who she met while attending Hillsdale College, are excited to be back in Michigan permanently.  They enjoy attending sporting events, cooking, traveling and running.  Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and enjoys staying involved in various outreach programs.

 

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Dr. Kevin Bannow

Dr. Kevin Bannow has been a lifelong resident of Michigan. Born in Mt. Clemens, he moved to Kalamazoo in 1981 and established Oshtemo Family Dentistry. In September of 1981, he married his high school sweetheart, Carol. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University and also graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1979. He is a proud parent of son, Alex, who graduated from the University of Michigan in 2008. He is an avid golfer, who also finds time to water-ski, fish with his Dad, play Euchre and Yahtzee with his family, and work with his wife in the yard and around the house. Kevin is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Kalamazoo Valley District Dental Society, and has been awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

 

 
 

Our Dental Assistants

Austin | Kristine | Lisha | Heather

 
 
 

Our Dental Hygienists

Marie | Shannon | Jessica | Kyra