Meet Our Team

Each person on our team is committed to providing you and your family with high quality, gentle dental services in a compassionate environment. Click below to learn more about the expertise of each person on the Sabourin and Hayden team.

Rachael–Office Manager

Rachael graduated from Delta College in 2001 with an Associate Degree in Arts and of Applied Science in Dental Assisting. She is also a graduate of Strictly Business: Dale Carnegie® Training. She has worked in dentistry since 2001 and has been with our office since 2003. Rachael is originally from Kawkawlin and now resides in Saint Charles with her husband, son, daughter, and a feisty Boston Terrier. In her leisure time, Rachael enjoys summer weekends in Oscoda, random road trips to explore Michigan, reading, shopping(!), vacationing with family and watching college football; Go Blue!

Karen–Insurance Coordinator

Karen graduated with honors from the Saginaw Business Institute in 1982 with a degree in Secretarial Data Processing. She earned certification in Radiography for the Dental Auxillary from Delta College in 1990. Karen completed and graduated from Strictly Business: Dale Carnegie® Training. She has worked in dentistry since 1980 and has been with our office since 2006. Karen is originally from and currently lives in Saginaw. She is married and has an adult son and two grandchildren. In her free time, Karen enjoys camping, bowling, visiting National Parks, and traveling to the Upper Peninsula.

Chandra-Front Office Assistant

Chandra graduated from Delta College in 2013 with an Associate Degree in Arts. She joined the Just A Smile Away Dental team in 2015. Chandra is from Hemlock and now lives in Saginaw with her husband, son, two daughters, and fur children. Chandra enjoys vacationing up north with her family, reading, shopping, and watching her favorite television series when she has downtime.

Michael–Dental Hygienist

Michael graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Chemistry. In 2002, he earned Associate Degrees in Business Studies/General Management and in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Delta College. He is licensed in the State of Michigan as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and is a member of Sigma Phi Alpha, the National Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Michael has worked in dentistry since 1994 and has been with our office since 2003. He has been recognized by the Michigan Dental Association and the American Dental Hygienists Association as being an outstanding dental hygienist. He has been featured on the cover of multiple publications and was chosen by RDH Magazine to be the face of his generation. Michael is originally from Midland and currently lives in Saginaw.

Tami–Dental Hygienist

Tami graduated from Delta College in 2001 with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She is licensed in the State of Michigan as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). She has worked in dentistry since 2001 and has been with our office since 2007. Tami is originally from Bad Axe and currently resides in Hemlock. She enjoys social outings with friends, cooking and vacationing with her family.

Dana-Dental Hygienist

Dana graduated from Delta College in 2007 with an Associate Degrees in Business and of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Dana is licensed in the State of Michigan as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). She has worked in dentistry since her graduation and has been with our office since 2013. Dana is originally from Bay City and currently lives in Essexville with her husband and two sons. She loves spending time with her family, shopping, and reading at every opportunity.

Lauren-Dental Hygienist

Lauren graduated from Delta College in 2012 with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and has been working in the dental field ever since. She started with our office in 2016. Lauren grew up in Saginaw and now lives in Bay City with her husband and 2 sons. In addition to her two boys she has two “fur children;” Breezy, a Dachshund mix, and Boo, a calico cat. Lauren loves shopping, especially for decor, and enjoys doing home renovations and finding old furniture pieces to refinish.

Tammy-Dental Assistant

Tammy graduated from Delta College in 2003 with an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Assisting. She started working with our office in 2019. Tammy lives in Chesaning with her husband, 2 children, and 2 “fur babies”. When she’s not crafting in her spare time, she loves to travel and visit new places. On weekends Tammy and her family enjoy camping, kayaking, hiking, and ATV riding.

Jennifer-Front Office Assistant

Jennifer graduated from Delta College in 2011 with an Associate Degree of Business Studies and has been working at Just A Smile Away Dental since 2017. She lives in Shields with her husband, daughter, a dachshund named Heinz and a cat named Gus. Jennifer enjoys exercise, especially running. She also enjoys spending the summertime in Traverse City with her family.

Kelly-Dental Assistant

Kelly graduated from Delta College in 2016 with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. She began working in the dental profession in 2007 and has been with Sabourin & Hayden DDS since 2018. Kelly resides in Midland with her husband, three children and her German Shepherd, Deuce. When not at work, Kelly enjoys fishing, camping, and kayaking.

Kim-Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Kim studied accounting at Oakland Community College and has worked for 15 years as an orthodontic financial and insurance coordinator. She has been with our office since 2014 and assisted with opening the Troy location. Kim and her husband divide their time between their Ortonville home and their cabin up north. Kim loves to quilt and, when not at work, is likely to be at her sewing machine.