Meet Our Dental Team

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Dr. John P. Klooster

After receiving his undergraduate degree at Northern Michigan University, Dr. John P. Klooster continued his studies at the University of Michigan where he earned his DDS. He began practicing in the spring of 2000.

Dr. Klooster started off his career in community dental health where he worked at Cherry Street Health Services for four years. After this, he was employed in private practice as an associate for an additional four years before opening his own practice in Belmont.

His professional involvements include the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the West Michigan District Dental Society.

Dr. Klooster is active in the Belmont community through participation in his church and with his children's school. He is married to Sara and they have four children. When Dr. Klooster isn't spending time with his family, he enjoys sports, especially college football, as well as reading, watching movies, and playing golf.

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Dental Hygienist

Alexa attended  Dental Hygiene school at Grand Rapids Community College and has been working as a dental hygienist for 5 years. Her favorite part of working in the office is building patient relationships and educating patients on better oral hygiene habits. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Patient Care Coordinator

Megan attended Ferris State University and graduated with her associates degree in dental hygiene in 2019. Her favorite thing about her job is her coworkers and building relationships with our patients. In her free time, Megan likes to spend time with her fiance and family. She also enjoys spending weekends at Silver Lake sand dunes and is a die hard Detroit Lions fan.

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Dental Assistant

Jessica graduated from Northwestern Michigan College. She completed the dental assistant program there and became an RDA. She is married and has two sons and two daughters. She spends a lot of time at the kids sporting events. She has worked for Belmont Dentistry for 12 years! She enjoys connecting with patients and helping them work through any challenges they may have.

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Dental Assistant

Kristin attended Grand Rapids Educational Center and The Greater Grand Rapids School of Dental Assisting. Her favorite thing about her job is building relationships with our patients and helping people feel better about their smile. In her free time, Kristin loves spending time with her son, family, and her fur babies. Kristin has worked for Belmont Dentistry for ten years!

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Dental Hygienist

Tara is originally from the east side of the state. She attended Ferris State University and graduated with her associates degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014. She continued her education and earned a bachelor's degree in 2015. Her favorite part about her job is sharing knowledge with patients and helping to improve patients' gum health. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and going up north. Tara also enjoys spending time with her Husband, dog, family, and friends.

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Dental Hygienist

Marissa graduated from dental assisting school in 2009. After working for a year in the dental office she decided to continue her education at Grand Rapids Community College. She graduated from the GRCC Dental Hygiene program in 2013.  Marissa has always had a passion for dentistry that started back when she first had braces in middle school! One of her favorite things about her job is getting to connect with patients and helping them gain healthy oral hygiene habits. Marissa and her husband stay busy with their 2 sons and daughter. On the weekends you can find her at sporting events, hanging with their family bernedoodle, or in the summer spending time with family on the Muskegon River and Lake Michigan. Marissa has worked for Belmont Dentistry for ten years!