Meet Our Team

Spring Lake, MI Dentist

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and certifications, and years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Lorie V.

Insurance and Finance Coordinator

Lorie plays a crucial role in our Arbutante dental team as our financial coordinator. She has 18 years of experience to draw upon when setting up financial planning and coordinating your care with your insurance. She is happy to answer any questions you may have and always does so in a warm, thoughtful manner. Lorie has found that the most rewarding part of her work is helping patients achieve their dental goals.

Lorie has 2 sons as well as a dog named Coco and a cat named Shian. You can usually find her lounging at the beach or floating in the pool when she is not at work.

Erika C.

Scheduling Coordinator

Our team’s Scheduling Coordinator, Erika, makes sure all patient visits run smoothly and on time. She has stayed patient-focused during her past 12 years in the dental field and continues to do so today. Erika has made it her mission to see all of our patients happy with their smiles by making sure their appointments are scheduled.

Erika enjoys spending time with her dog, Zeke, and her beloved family. She shares 2 sons with her husband and loves going on family vacations with them all. When she is not spending time with her family, Erika likes to golf.

LeAnn G.

Certified Dental Assistant

LeAnn has been assisting Dr. Arbutante for over 10 years. LeAnn received her dental assisting training from Muskegon Community College. She is married and has two children and two granddaughters. She enjoys planting tulips with them and walking her dog, Sadie. LeAnn feels the best part of her job is helping our clients feel relaxed and comfortable. She also loves the excitement our clients get when they get a new beautiful smile.

Kisa W.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kisa received her hygiene degree from Ferris State University. She has been with Dr. Arbutante for over 10 years. Kisa is married and has three sons and a daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family traveling, camping and being outdoors. Kisa enjoys the bonding relationship she has with her clients and their families.

Michelle L.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle received her A.A.S in Dental Hygiene from Farris State University and has been working in the dental profession for over 35 years. Her patient-centered approach to care and her many years of experience make her a valuable member of our ­­­­­­Arbutante dental team. She is truly dedicated to providing excellent care and loves getting to know our patients and their families.

Outside of work, Michelle likes staying active; she participates in cardio drumming, enjoys biking and kayaking, and loves taking her dog, Willa, on walks. Michelle has been married to her husband, Grant, for almost 35 years. They are the proud parents of 2 daughters, Kendyl and Kelsey, and the grandparents of 2 wonderful granddaughters, Leighton and Emery.


Certified Dental Assistant

CJ has been a part of the Arbutante dental team for 7 months.  As a registered dental assistant, CJ works to help patients regain confidence in their smiles. To CJ, there is nothing better than giving patients a reason to smile again. When she is not helping patients regain their confidence, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 4 children, and 3 dogs. She stays busy with sports – not just watching her children partake, but also participating herself. Besides cheering on her kids from the sidelines, she enjoys playing softball and going fishing and camping.


Registered Dental Hygienist

As a registered dental hygienist with 20 years of experience, Kimberly has a wealth of experience to draw upon as she ensures your optimal oral health. Dedicated to the dental field, Kimberly holds certifications for both local anesthetics and soft tissue laser treatments. She enjoys making personal connections with our patients that last a lifetime.

When she is not putting a smile on our patients’ faces, Kimberly loves spending time outdoors. Whether boating and snowmobiling or just relaxing with a good book, she makes the most out of Michigan’s beautiful scenery. Kimberly has been married to her husband, Ryan, for 15 years and together they have a golden retriever, Ruger, and an orange tabby cat named Lucy.