Dentist in Cassopolis, MI

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

  • John E. Hayman, Jr., D.D.S.

    Dr. Hayman grew up in a small town near Detroit, MI and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts at Macomb Community College, Bachelor’s degree in Biology at University of Detroit Mercy, and Doctorate of Dental Surgery at University of Detroit Mercy.  Upon graduation he completed a general dentistry residency at Mr. Sinai in Chicago, Illinois.  He has been practicing dentistry in Cassopolis since 1990.  Dr. Hayman is married and has 2 boys.  He enjoys playing hockey, snowboarding, water sports, exercising, and spending time with this family.

  • Julie Bella
    Dental/Ortho Assistant

    Julie has been an integral part of our team at Cassopolis Dental since joining in 2016, bringing with her over 25 years of valuable experience as an Orthodontic Assistant. She works closely with Brea to head up our Myobrace and Myofunctional Therapy department. Outside of the office, Julie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Chris and two daughters; Ava and Libby as well as traveling up north and watching movies.

  • Brea Haines
    Registered Dental Assistant, Myobrace Educator

    Brea was born in Niles, Michigan, graduating from Niles High School in 2012 before moving on to earn her Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Sienna Heights University. In addition to her first rate skills as a Registered Dental Assistant, Brea is a certified Myobrace Educator and Myofunctional therapist, placing her among the most educated and uniquely qualified care providers in the area. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and boyfriend as well as watching movies, reading, and traveling. 

  • Brenda Luthringer
    Dental Assistant

    Brenda has over 21 years of experience providing distinguished care to our patients at Cassopolis Dental. She prides herself on her knowledge of dental assistance and excellent delivery of service. In her free time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her family, including her daughter, son in law, and new grand-puppy Gigi. 

  • Jessica Jenkins
    Dental Assistant

    As one of our newest team members, Jessica has provided our patients with exemplary care for over a year now. Growing up, Cassopolis Dental had always been her home office; and she now enjoys working so close to home and her community. In addition to her time at the office, she is a full time mom and attends the Dental Assistance program at Lake Michigan College. Jessica developed a passion for dentistry at the age of 13 and plans to move on to Dental Hygiene after completing her RDA. 

  • Kandy Reed

    Kandy graduated from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 2004, bringing over 20 years of distinguished dental experience to our team. She passionately cares for her patients and loves helping them achieve their dental health goals. Residing in Cassopolis, Kandy is married with one son. Her hobbies include traveling, camping, and spending time with friends. She also enjoys country living and the outdoors.  

  • Leanne Cooper

    LeAnne has been practicing dental hygiene since 2017, completing her education at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Leanne lives in Sodus, Michigan with her husband of two years and their lab mix dog Milo. She is a big animal lover and enjoys country living. She cannot wait to meet you and your teeth! 

  • Renee Stratton

    Renee graduated from Ferris State University as a Registered Dental Hygienist and has provided exemplary service to her patients ever since, including over 20 years here at Cassopolis Dental. She is married with two children whom she enjoys traveling with, in addition to playing sports and going to the beach. 

  • Makayla Schanz .
    Scheduling Coordinator

    Makayla is the newest member of our office team. She made the transition to the dental field in February 2019 from the medical field to become our Scheduling Coordinator. She has done a wonderful job learning our systems in the short time she has been here. As the person that usually greets our patients with a smile upon arrival, Makayla loves getting to know each and every patient. Her goal is to become a Dental Assistant.

  • Shantel Palmer
    Financial Coordinator

     Shantel has been with the Cassopolis Dental since 2013. As financial coordinator, she works closely with team members and patients to help provide the ultimate care. Shantel stays busy outside of the office by travelling with her family, caring for her 4 yorkies and cat, but spends most of her free time supporting her three children in all their activities – soccer, football, CrossFit, yoga, and marching band. 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Went in for denture cleaning. Very thorough job, not only cleaned the dentures but the posts that they snap into. No problem with the bottom, actually there was no problems with the top either, except that it really tickled!! Nice job, they look brand new"
    Eric S
  • "The highest quality!
    I have had multiple crowns, whitening and general care from Dr. Hayman. He is the most excellent dentist!!!"
    Patty D.
  • "I had a crown and a filling replaced. Everything went smoothly. I was very comfortable. I always have an A+ experience!"
    Mary M.