Dental Staff

All our professionals at Progressive Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

2018 Staff Photo
Our entire staff attends numerous seminars each year to stay abreast on the latest technological advancements in dentistry. We look forward to providing these service to our patients.

Our friendly and knowledgeable business staff is ready to assist you. With over 25 years of combined dental experience they can answer any questions or concerns you may have about your appointments, billing or insurance matters.


DeAnna Miller R.D.H - Office Manager

DeAnna Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ohio University with her Bachelor’s in Business Management in 2017. Previous to her role as office manager DeAnna was a member of our team as a Dental Hygienist and is dually licensed in both Ohio and Michigan with over 10 years of dental experience. Her experience and work history in restorative, preventative and cosmetic dentistry as well as oral surgery and endodontics allows DeAnna to help guide patients through all aspects of their treatment and needs. DeAnna’s passion for dentistry and patient care motivate her to provide an outstanding experience for all patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, camping, hiking and motorcycle riding.


What DeAnna loves about Dentistry

“I love watching nervous patients become confident in their dental visits and easing their worries to create an overall great memory and experience.”


Dental Assistants
(20 years combined experience!)

Our dental assistants have over 20 years of combined dental experience. They love to pamper our patients and make them feel relaxed and comfortable. They work closely with our doctors and the entire staff to properly coordinate the completion of your treatment. If there is anything you need during your trip to our office, just ask.




Oana Cical


Oana was born and raised in Romania. She graduated from Wayne State University and is fluent in English and Romanian. She loves travel, workouts and chocolate! She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is passionate about oral surgery.


What Oana loves about Dentistry 

“I love working with different people. I love helping others and making them more confident in their smiles!”

Oana works exclusively with our oral surgeon, Dr. Paul Ho.



Shawn Cotter


Shawn has been working clinically in the dental field for over 27 years. He began his career in the Army starting at age 19, and worked as a surgical assistant with some of the top surgeons doing complex oral and facial surgical procedures. He first worked with Dr. Hall over 20 years ago, and has an excellent bedside manner especially with fearful patients. Shawn has a college degree and is also a certified dental lab technician. Shawn’s extensive clinical experience is a valuable asset to our team. He is the proud father of a beautiful daughter and has a passion for music. Shawn loves serving the dental community and meeting new people.



What Shawn loves about Dentistry 

“I love working with different people. I love helping others and making them more confident in their smiles!”

Liane Day


Liane Day


After receiving her dental assistant certifications, Liane began working at Progressive Dental as a clinical assistant. Since then, Liane has become one of our most requested chairside assistants and works mostly with Dr. Meridith Hall. She is gentle, kind, intelligent, and very skilled. She has excelled in all she does, and has a desire to continue learning and growing. In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband Max, and their 3 children, Izayah, Faith & Maison. She loves to travel, camping, and spend time with friends and family.


What Liane loves about Dentistry 

“I love working with different people. I love helping others and making them more confident in their smiles!”



Dental Hygienists
(49 years combined experience!)

Our caring oral hygiene staff prides themselves on making your visit with them pleasurable and informative. They have over 49 years of combined dental hygiene experience. They are certified in the administration of dental anesthetics and are trained in non-surgical periodontal treatment. They are dedicated to helping you maintain healthy teeth and gums for life.


Kelli Parratta

Kelli graduated from University of Detroit Mercy in 1996 with honors and her Bachelor’s in Biology, Dental Hygiene. Kelli received her Laser Certification and has a special interest in the benefits of laser therapy. Kelli strives to continually improve her craft and stays up to date on the most current dental practices. Her many certifications and association memberships represent her passion for dentistry and dental hygiene. Kelli’s gentle touch and true concern for her patient’s periodontal health conveys a message of excellence and caring. In her spare time Kelli enjoys a healthy lifestyle that includes yoga and running and she loves traveling with her two teenagers, Alyssa and Ryan.



What Kelli loves about Dentistry

“I love educating my patients about how their oral health effects and contributes to their overall body health.”




Tori RDH, BS


Tori earned a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Detroit Mercy. She continued her education by attending numerous courses and becoming certified in Laser Periodontal Therapy. She loves to learn, and continues to take classes. Tori has a very kind calming manner, and enjoys making her patients feel comfortable and cared for. In her spare time, Tori enjoys spending her time with her husband traveling, fishing, gardening and cooking.


What Tori Loves about Dentistry

“I love taking care of my patients and getting to know them.”

Brittany Lang

Brittany Lang


Brittany attended Baker College and graduated at the top of her class with an Associates of Dental Hygiene in 2013. Brittany prides herself in providing exceptional dental care, and has a passion for always learning. Her post graduate study of courses is extensive. She has a special interest in a healthy lifestyle and oral care. In her spare time she enjoys running, biking, yoga, hiking, and being outdoors. Reading and travel are two of her biggest passions outside of work. She is very family oriented and loves being an aunt.


What Brittany loves about Dentistry

“I love being able to make a positive impact in my patients’ day by providing them with a dental experience that makes them leave feeling better than when they came in.”

Front Desk Staff
(35 years combined experience)




Jacquelyn Riley – Patient Care Coordinator


Jacquelyn loves nature, animals, and her family. She loves spending time outside with her dogs, and is very involved with her family. Jacquelyn started in the dental industry when she was 19. She graduated from Michigan State University, moved back to Ann Arbor and married her husband. In her spare time she loves reading history novels, and traveling anywhere she can!


What Jacquelyn loves about Dentistry 

“I love helping people feel great about themselves!”



Tanya Towne - Scheduling Coordinator

Tanya Towne was born in Italy. Her upbringing was in the military, which allowed for her to travel and experience the world. Nearing her teens, her family settled in Northville/Plymouth area. She has chosen a career path in dentistry. Tanya loves meeting new people and helping them, and she brings that to her position at our front desk. Tanya takes pride in raising her five beautiful children (four boys & a girl). Her life style is filled with art, music, books, and the outdoors, as well as enjoying time at home with her family and friends.

“The most beautiful thing in this world can be as simple the first impression of a smile. It has a unique and enchanting story. It’s very contagious!”


What Tanya loves about Dentistry 

“I love all the education, technology and patient care that dentistry brings. Dentistry has so much to offer and it is a constant learning opportunity for me.”


Sarah Amrhein - Insurance Coordinator

Sarah has been a Dental insurance biller for over 15 years. Over her career, she has continualy furthered her education by staying on top of all insurance company billing through seminars and constant training. Insurance is constantly changing, and Sarah prides herself in staying on top of it all to help our patients navigate their insurance plans. She enjoys answering patients billing questions and utilizing insurance benefits so that the patient maximizes their insurance. Sarah enjoys spending time with her Husband and four children. She is a sports Mom, she keeps busy running them to their activities. Her hobbies are Camping, Reading and spending time with family and friends




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