Our Team

Welcome to Kimberly A. Rice, DDS.

Meet Our Dental Family

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Amy, our Office Manager wearing a sweater with the corporate logo and smiling

Office Manager

Amy has spent more than 25 years in medical and dental practice management, with her primary focus on finances. In addition, she stays busy doing bookkeeping for other companies and holds an active real estate license.

When not busy with her children’s activities, Amy enjoys volunteering. She’s on the board of education in Milan, is a founding member of a community LGBTQ task force, and on the board of directors for Homeschoolers of Ann Arbor. One of her bucket list items includes a ride along with the Blue Angels.

Alice from the Front Desk smiling

Front Desk

Alice loves learning new things and is a wealth of knowledge at Kimberly A. Rice, DDS. She enjoys teaching others, and outside of the office, she is also a nurse who does travel education for pharmaceuticals.

In her free time, Alice loves adventures, roller coasters, zip lines, and all bodies of water. She’s in the process of starting a nonprofit that helps young women who have experienced trauma by helping them work through it, heal, and discover a new way to live.

Meghan from the Front Desk smiling

Front Desk Supervisor

Meghan has been involved in some form of dentistry for over 25 years. The best part of her job at Kimberly A. Rice, DDS, is getting to know our patients and creating meaningful bonds through the years.

In her free time, Meghan enjoys camping, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Tammy from the Front Desk smiling

Front Desk

Tammy loves being part of a team that truly cares about its patients. While she has a master of arts degree with an emphasis in marriage and family, Tammy was introduced to this position during her cleaning appointment.

Family is one of her greatest blessings, and Tammy loves spending time with those closest to her and is active at church. Her favorite quote is, “Let go and let God.” It’s a great reminder that even though chaos may be all around, trust that God is in control.

Dianna from the Front Desk smiling

Front Desk

Dianna helps our Ypsilanti, MI dental office run smoothly. While she’s part of our Michigan family here at Kimberly A. Rice, DDS, she’s originally from Brooklyn, NY, where she was born.

In her free time, Dianna likes reading and completing word search puzzles. Her favorite quote is, “Your past does not define who you are today.”

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Katie, a Dental Assistant smiling

Dental Assistant

Katie chose dentistry because she likes to see people happy with their smiles. Growing up, she loved dental visits, and her dentist inspired her to join the field.

Outside of the office, Katie enjoys reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. A fun fact about Katie is that she was born and raised in Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Mickey, one of our Dental Hygienists smiling

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mickey chose dentistry because she’s always enjoyed going to the dentist. Her favorite part of the job is the opportunity to learn about patients and build relationships.

In her free time, Mickey loves to travel, preferably to the beach, where she can sit in the sand, listen to waves, and read a book all day. In addition, she enjoys many forms of exercise, lifting weights, running, long walks with her dogs, and yoga.

Shelby, a Dental Hygienist smiling

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelby knew she wanted to be in healthcare but didn’t want to be a nurse, so she pursued dentistry. Growing up, she loved getting her teeth cleaned and decided to explore the field of dental hygiene. The best part of her job is making connections with patients and educating them about better oral health.

Outside of the office, Shelby loves boating and being outdoors, coaching softball, and watching sports in general. Her favorite quote is, “Be the light in a dark world!”

Kayla, our hygienist smiling

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kayla chose dentistry because she’s always been interested in teeth. She’s very detail-oriented, but her favorite part of the job is the interactions with patients and coworkers.

In her free time, Kayla likes to watch WVU football and basketball and go on family walks. Her favorite quote is, “Love conquers all.”

Beth, our Dental Hygienist smiling

Clinic Supervisor

Beth has been practicing dental hygiene for over 30 years. She loves motivating patients to take charge of their oral health, which leads to better overall health. The best part of her job is the “ah-ha!” moment when patients understand this oral-systemic link.

In her free time, Beth enjoys spending time with her family and tries to get away once a year to visit her oldest daughter, who lives in Dubai. Her favorite word is “Perseverance.” It’s a reminder that no matter how tough things get in life, if you push through with determination, you will persevere.

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‘‘Dr. Rice and all of her employees are fantastic. I've been going to her practice my entire life and won't change. They have always been quick, friendly, and very good at their job. They always provide helpful and honest advice. They will never recommend something that isn't for your best. ’’

James S.

Dr. Rice's office front desk

Every Smile Matters

Get Ypsilanti dentistry in a calm and relaxed setting.

Hey there, and welcome to our Ypsilanti, MI dental office!

Dentistry doesn’t have to be stressful or uptight, which is why our team creates a comfortable and open environment to help you thrive. We offer general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, as well as sedation options all under one roof. Kimberly A. Rice, DDS, makes dental visits easier than ever for the whole family.

When you’re here, you’ve got our full attention and respect as we guide you to better dental health. No matter your background or financial status, you deserve the utmost compassion and care, and our team looks at each person as a whole to boost oral health.

Your well-being matters to us, and if you start feeling like our favorite patient, that’s because you are!

Smiles, Health, and Family

It is all about YOU at our Ypsilanti dental office.

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Family Dentistry

Get ready for complete family dentistry with general, cosmetic, and restorative services under one roof. We have routine cleanings and exams for children and adults, as well as whitening, bonding, veneers, dental implants, and more.

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Building Relationships

Our office takes the time to get to know you and understand your oral and overall health. You’re much more than a patient to us, and we believe that the best dental care only begins when you’re comfortable in the dental chair.

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Our Core Values
Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, and you’ll find that in abundance at our office. Our warm and friendly team is genuinely interested in you as a whole person and looks forward to guiding you to optimal oral health.
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Schedule Your Visit

Comfortable and friendly dentistry for your family.

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We look forward to your visit to Kimberly Rice, DDS.

529 N. Hewitt Rd.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Call Us: 734-434-3820
Email Us: frontdesk@kimberlyricedds.com

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  • Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 1:00pm (select Wednesdays)
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm (select Fridays)