Meet the Assistant Team

Grand Rapids Dental Practice


Dental Assistant

Joan has been assisting Dr. Gary Mancewicz since he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1976. After taking a sabbatical to raise her family, Joan rejoined our dental team and makes her patient’s care and comfort a priority.

In her spare time, Joan enjoys refinishing furniture, walking, and spending time with her family.


Dental Assistant

Katie has been with our team since 2010. She specializes as Dr. Stephen Mancewicz’s assistant and is dedicated to excellent patient care and comfort. She loves crafting, baking and spending as much time as she can outdoors. She and her husband have 2 daughters and a dog named Theo.




Dental Assistant

Dentists Grand Rapids, MIWidad graduated from Grand Rapids Community College in 2021 from the Dental Assisting Program and earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Arts and Science.

She first joined our office through an internship and has been working here since July of 2021. Widad specializes in Dr. Alex Peterson’s assistant as well as helping the other doctors when needed. She has a passion for caring for her patients and making sure they are always as comfortable as possible.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being in the gym, spending time outdoors and shopping.

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