Gary L. Scott, DDS
Gary Scott grew up in Wyoming, Michigan and graduated from Calvin Christian High School. In 1992 he graduated from Calvin College. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1996. Gary was fortunate enough to serve in the US Army for three years: one year in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs in 1997 and two additional years in the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in New York. In late July of 1999, Gary purchased an existing practice and established Family Dentistry of Caledonia. In 2003, the practice moved into its current location.
Gary has been married to Nicole since 1992 and they have four children. They live in Caledonia. Gary enjoys spending time with Nicole and the children as well as serving in church and school activities, working out, and following University of Michigan athletics.
Allyson M. Grove D.D.S
Dr. Ally Grove is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia. She graduated from Ferris State University in 2018, where she obtained a Biology and Spanish degree and was a student-athlete on the women’s basketball team. Following graduation, she attended the University of Michigan to complete her DDS degree in April 2022. Dr. Grove moved to the west side with her husband and enjoys everything the ‘best’ side has to offer. Dr. Grove loves anything sports, especially football and basketball. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and dog on the Michigan lakes, trying any and every donut possible, serving the church community, working out, and being outdoors! Dr. Grove is excited to provide comprehensive care along with the opportunity to get to know your family at Family Dentistry of Caledonia.
What started out as an opportunity in her senior year of high school has become a lifelong passion in dentistry for Deanna. She has held multiple positions throughout the years in the dental office over the past 35 years. Since 1995 she has enjoyed the great patients of Caledonia and the surrounding area. She has been with Family Dentistry of Caledonia since its inception in July of 1999. Deanna enjoys watching patients’ smiles become enhanced with the new techniques that dentistry offers. Deanna takes great pride in aiding patients by reviewing dental benefits and patient financing, so patients can achieve their best smile. When not at Family Dentistry of Caledonia, Deanna loves spending time with her daughters and grandchildren. In her spare time, she likes to go roller skating, antiquing, and vacationing on Mackinac Island.
Katie started working in dentistry in 1996. She has worked as a dental assistant and receptionist. Katie has worked at Family Dentistry of Caledonia since 1999. Katie loves meeting all the patients that walk through our door. Katie enjoys helping patients with any questions they may have and help them feel as comfortable as possible. Out of work, Katie enjoys knitting, and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.
Isabella is our New Patient Coordinator and has been with Family Dentistry of Caledonia since March 2020. Isabella attended Grand Valley State University and graduated in April 2020 with a Bachelor Degree in Nonprofit Administration. Isabella’s excitement for dentistry is contagious and we love her youthful spirit! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outside, and doing puzzles.
Registered Dental Hygienists
Kim K. began working for Family Dentistry of Caledonia in 2003 after graduating from the dental hygiene program at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Kim loves being a hygienist because of being able to help her patients achieve healthier teeth and smiles. Kim likes to spend time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys watching the sunrise and the sunset while at home on the lake.
Kim M has a genuine passion for others. After graduating from Grand Rapids Community College in 2001 she began her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Family Dentistry of Caledonia. She loves to encourage and see patients actively excel in caring for their oral health. Kim enjoys spending her free time outdoors and with family and friends.
Kristi graduated from both the dental assisting and dental hygiene programs from GRCC and has been practicing dental hygiene since 1988. She has worked at Family Dentistry of Caledonia since 2012. Kristi enjoys being a hygienist and helping people achieve optimal oral health. Kristi is married and has two sons. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys camping in the summer months.
Carly graduated from GRCC’s dental hygiene program. She has been part of the Family Dentistry of Caledonia team since early 2014. She loves her job and enjoys helping people appreciate and love their smiles. In her free time, Carly enjoys traveling as well as spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Porter.
Sydney is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College’s 2021 Dental Hygiene Program. Sydney has been employed here at Family Dentistry of Caledonia since her graduation. Sydney’s favorite thing with dental hygiene is helping people feel confident with their smile and expanding the patient’s knowledge of oral health. When Sydney is not in the office, she enjoys doing outdoor activities, being in the sunshine, and spending time with friends and family.
Registered Dental Assistants
Heather has worked at Family Dentistry of Caledonia since 2011 and loves it. She is a graduate of GRCC’s Dental Assisting Program and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She loves being an RDA because she enjoys working with and helping people.In her spare time, she likes to exercise, go camping, and hang out with her husband, friends, and family. She especially enjoys spending time with her daughter and sons.
Kelly is a graduate of GRCC’s Dental Assisting Program and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been working at Family Dentistry of Caledonia since June 2005. She loves the variety of dental treatments we provide in our office. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching her three kids play sports, and spending quality time with her husband.
Kennedy graduated from GRCC’s Dental Assisting Program in 2019 as a Registered Dental Assistant and has been working at Family Dentistry of Caledonia ever since. She enjoys being a dental assistant because she likes knowing that she is making a positive dental experience for each patient while she is helping transform their smile. When Kennedy is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and son, Knox. She loves going for runs, hunting, reading, and hanging out on the lake.
Amelia graduated from GRCC as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2020. Her favorite things about assisting is speaking with patients and providing a variety of services. She loves seeing those smiles take shape. Amelia has been married since July 2021. Amelia loves house projects and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.