Meet The Staff

Lauren 


Practice Manger

Lauren is our practice manager and a registered dental hygienist.  She has been in the dental field since 2011, with experience in oral surgery and general dentistry.  Lauren graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013 with a focus in clinical education and periodontics.  She was a general practice dental hygienist for three years prior to coming over to iCare Oral Surgery in 2016. 

As our practice manager, Lauren manages all of our implant patients from start to finish. As a dental hygienist, her focus in on long-term oral health and ensuring all patients are comfortable and informed throughout the entire implant process.  

Outside of work, Lauren enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family. She is recently married to her new husband, Craig, and has two cats, a dog, and a bearded dragon. 

Jordan 


Insurance Coordinator

As an Insurance Coordinator, Jordan facilitates insurance verification, reviews treatment plans with each patient, and confers with your dentist regarding your treatment. 

Jordan graduated from Western Michigan University and is a lifetime resident of Highland, Michigan.  She recently moved to White Lake, Michigan with her husband and two kittens. She enjoys spending time with her family and is expecting her first child in September!

Christine


Scheduling Coordinator

Christine was born and raised in Livonia, where she cheered for the Spartans before heading out on her own at college. Christine found a love for nutrition, and along the way, she discovered her true passion for helping others. In 2002 she graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. For 15 years, Christine counseled as a dietitian for the Oakland County Health Department W.I.C program, providing nutrition education to participants. Feeling she may want more of a challenge, she decided it was time for a career change. Christine made the transition to the oral surgery field and loves helping patients with their dental care needs!

When not working, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband and new puppy, Kevin. Her hobbies are shopping, exercising and spending time outdoors.

Carol


Surgical Assistant

Carol was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona where she completed her education and graduated from the Yuma School of Practical Nursing in 1980. She married her husband, Mark, in 1981 and they have a daughter, Lindsey, who works at a law firm in Chicago.

She has been a dental assistant for 27 years, with experience in General Dentistry, Periodontics and Endodontics; having now been in the oral surgery field for the last 14 years of her career. Her passion is helping people, especially patients who have an extreme fear of their oral surgery treatment.

She was certified in dental radiography in 1993 and in 1998 she received her certificate in oral surgery anesthesia for dental assisting. She joined Dr. Thompson and the iCare Oral surgery staff in 2017, soon after he opened his practice in Commerce Twp.

Carol moved to Michigan in 1992 and immediately fell in love with all the seasons and activities the state has to offer. Her hobbies are gardening, cooking, baking, reading and traveling.

Fiona


Surgical Assistant

Fiona was born in raised in Ferndale, Michigan. She is a proud grandma of four. She currently has a cat and a dog and is a lover of all animals!

Fiona has over 30 years of dental experience and loves working at iCare Oral Surgery with Dr. Thompson and her co-workers. Fiona previously worked with Dr. Thompson when he was in group practice,  and loved working with him so much, she moved over to iCare Oral Surgery with him!

Her goal is to help her patients have the best possible care and experience, and to have fun!  

Michelle


Surgical Assistant

Michelle is a registered dental hygienist and one of our surgical assistants. She was born and raised in White Lake where she attended Walled Lake Central. After high school she attended Oakland Community College where she obtained her dental hygiene degree and has been a practicing hygienist for the past 20 years. After bringing her son in to see Dr. Thompson for oral surgery she decided to make a career change and become part of the iCare team! 

Outside of work Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hanging out with friends, and spending time outdoors!

Paige


Sterilization/Surgical Tech

Paige started out as a patient of our practice but after learning she was interested in the medical field, we asked her to be part of the team. Paige has she since become an integral member of the clinic and is our lead sterilization tech.  She takes part in almost every aspect of our clinic and is always ready for a challenge. She is currently enrolled in nursing school at Madonna University. After she graduates, she is hoping to continue with her education and become a nurse anesthetist. 

Outside of work, she enjoys the outdoors where she hunts, snowboards and kayaks. Paige is a big lover of cats. At work, you can catch her wearing a pair of cat scrub shoes!

Nic


Surgical Tech

Nic is a very versatile member of iCare Oral Surgery.  He helps out where ever he is needed, whether it is in sterilization, consultations, surgery, or recovering our sedation patients. Nic is a strong asset to our team and we are grateful he chooses to spend his summer breaks at our office.  

Nic was born and raised in Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Seaholm high school and is currently pursuing a degree in Medicine from Oakland University. Nic originally wanted to follow in his fathers footsteps and become a dentist. He later realized he wanted to become a plastic surgeon and help those in need. He anticipates taking all he has learned from iCare Oral Surgery into his future career.