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.



Alysha Guthrie


Alysha graduated from Ross College and received her Certificate in Dental Assisting. Alysha loves to spend time with her husband and two sons. She likes running with her dog Zeus as well as reading, cooking and hanging out with friends.


What Alysha loves about Dentistry

“I love easing patient’s anxiety about the dentist and making people smile.”



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!”



Deserae Perez


Deserae attended Ross College where she received her Certification in Dental Assisting. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two boys, Junior and Liam. During the summer Deserae enjoys fishing, kayaking and going to Cedar Point!


What Deserae 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 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.”

Ruth Ann


Ruth Ann Vloch


Ruth Ann graduated from Wayne County Community College in 2004 with her Associates in Sciences, Dental Hygiene. She has three daughters and outside the office she enjoys Michigan football games. Ruth Ann is her kid’s #1 fan and loves watching them play sports.

What Ruth Ann loves about Dentistry

“I love interacting with patients and their families, while sharing my knowledge and experience in oral health!”



Katie Bruno


Katie attended Ferris State University and obtained her Dental Hygiene Degree in 2010. Katie is married to her husband Peter and they have a puppy Remus. She grew up in a small town called New Lothrop, MI. She is the youngest of 8 children and enjoys being the “Fun Aunt” to 15 nieces and nephews. In her free time her and Peter enjoy cycling, hiking and checking out new breweries.


What Katie loves about Dentistry 

“I love connecting with my patients and educating them on how to better care for their oral health.”


Tori RDH, BS


Tori earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from University of Detroit Mercy. Tori Makes a constant effort to adapt to each patient’s unique needs and always does her best to provide a fun and comfortable atmosphere at each appointment. In her spare time Tori enjoys quality time with her husband, traveling, fishing, gardening and cooking


What Tori loves about Dentistry

Coming Soon!

Front Desk Staff
(35 years combined experience)


Heather Clifford – Insurance Coordinator


Heather is passionate about patient care and customer service. She enjoys helping patients understand and navigate their insurance needs. Heather graduated from Gibbs College in Rhode Island as a medical assistant in 2003 and has 20 years of insurance experience. She has been married to her husband for 12 years and has 2 children. In her free time she enjoys time with family and “All things summer!”


What Heather loves about Dentistry

“I love being able to form relationships with patients.”



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!”



Deb Johnson - Hygiene Coordinator


Bio Coming Soon


What Deb loves about Dentistry 

Coming Soon