The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Erick Perroud, DDS
Dr. Perroud graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1992. After graduation, he joined the United States Navy as a dental officer, and did tours in Portsmouth, Virginia and in Japan. While in Japan, Dr. Perroud did dentistry for two years on an aircraft carrier, and worked at Yokosuka Naval Medical Center for another two years.
Dr. Perroud is a native of Michigan and has been practicing dentistry in West Michigan for over 20 years. His hobbies include photography, calligraphy, bicycling, kayaking, staying fit, and spending time with his two children.
Dr. Perroud is committed to high quality dentistry with emphasis on comfort, education, prevention, and the treatment of all his patients as individuals and friends
Nancy Pins--Office Manager
Nancy graduated from Ferris State University Dental Assisting Program in 1985. She brings many years of experience to the dental team. She has four grown children and six grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, bicycling, gardening and sewing.
Carla Sims-- Dental Hygienist
Carla is a Ferris State graduate and has been a dental hygienist for 34 years. She and her husband have 3 grown children. In her spare time, she likes to read, do crafts, and plan for future travel.
Jodi Carney--Dental Hygienist
Jodi received her dental hygiene degree from Ferris State University in 1986. She and her husband reside in Big Rapids and have three grown children. In her free time, she enjoys many outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, and cross country skiing.
Melody Winter--Dental Hygienist
Melody graduated from Ferris State University in 2009 with an associates degree in dental hygiene. She began working for Dr. Perroud in 2012. Melody fills other positions in the office such as office staff and chairside assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, outdoor adventure, and spending time with family and friends.
Laura Miller--Dental Hygienist
Laura graduated from Ferris State University in 2008 with an associates degree in dental hygiene. She brings many years of experience to our office. She began working in our office in 2009 as a sub hygienist and became a full time staff member in 2019. Besides dental hygiene, Laura fills other positions in the office such as office staff and chairside assistant. Laura has two children, two dogs and one bunny. She keeps very busy with family and pets. She enjoys cooking and crocheting in her free time.
Amanda Flynn--Dental Assistant
Amanda has been a dental assistant for over 7 years. Amanda began working with Dr. Perroud in 2017 and brings several years of orthodontic assistance to our office. Her favorite thing about working with Dr. Perroud is building confident smiles for our patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, dancing and outdoor activities.