Meet The Team


Dr. Darren Riopelle
Entrepreneur, father of two, philanthropist, chocolate addict, quick thinker, dislikes ties, at home in, on or under the water

Dr. Riopelle is the heart and soul of the office as our founder in 2008.  Dr. Riopelle currently focuses his time on coaching the team to provide you with a great experience.  Dr. Riopelle attended Albion College and received his Doctorate of Dental Sciences (DDS) from University of Detroit-Mercy. He is currently a member of the Grand Haven Rotary, sits on the Grand Haven Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, and the North Ottawa Community Health Systems Board of Directors.

Dr. Dave Carbonell
Lived abroad, stock trader by night, camper, plays piano, paella specialist, listener, deep thinker

Dr. Carbonell received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Andrews University and his DDS degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry.


Dental Assistants

Contagious laugh, hair braider, loves wearing blush, chips and salsa eater, decisive, crafter, creates multiple personalities

Practical joker, mother of one son, loyal, camper, trusting, quick study, kayaker, fisherwoman

Mission trips, runner, up for a challenge, hard worker, dog named PoohBear, mother is her best friend

Survivor, intrinsically happy, sun bather, grateful, mother of two sons, generous, puts Gumby’s flexibility to shame

Equestrian rider, studying dental hygiene, FFA member, old soul, loves watching animal videos, slang creator, independent

Dental Hygienists

Volunteer, world traveler, independent, grandmother of two, spirited conversationalist, dog lover, foodie

Gardener, cat lover, boater, never met a stranger, scarf tying expert, event planner, loves to sing and rap

Motivator, master imitator, always singing, educator, runner, refinishes furniture, Craig’s list shopper, mother of two daughters

Married to best friend, loves Jesus, coffee drinker, beach goer, Disney World enthusiast, lead foot

Prefers to be outside, runner, full of surprises, dancing queen, grandfather is her best friend, essential oil believer

Treatment Coordinators

Hockey mother of two, exercises to eat, campfire and outdoor tomboy, it’s all about family

Family of 11, fun seeker, rescues animals, stands for greatness, tea drinker, budget maker, cat owner, loves to read, sister is her best friend

Camping lover, mother of three, shopper by choice, previous roller-skating DJ, strong faith, LuLaRoe maven

Gardener, mother of two, sharer of gum and lotion, coffee lover, pink kayak sportswoman, heart of gold, baker