Dr. Bobby J. Grossi
Dr. Grossi was born and raised in Flint, Michigan and graduated from Powers Catholic High School in 1991. He received his associate degree from Mott Community College and then graduated from the University of Michigan in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in Science and Biology. He attended the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School and graduated in 2003 with his doctorate in Dental Surgery. In 2013, he completed a two year orthodontic training program with Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, where he was the first to graduate with highest honors!
Dr. Grossi is married to his best friend and inspiration, Sabrina, and they have three children. He is a dedicated family man, a coach of youth baseball teams, a motivational speaker, and the author of two books titled Changing the Face of Dentistry, and Your Destiny is Not Hereditary. His purpose in life is to positively impact every person he meets and to continue to learn and grow as an individual.
He gives back to his community every year by providing an entire day of free dentistry to those without insurance. His entire staff volunteers their time to provide cleanings, fillings, and extractions and consider this day their favorite of the year!
Additionally, Dr. Grossi is an active member of many local area chambers of commerce and received several Community Service Awards along with being voted America's Top Dentist in 2009 by the Consumers Research Council of America. He also published his first book, Changing the Face of Dentistry, in June of 2018. His second book, Your Destiny is Not Hereditary; How Becoming a Better You Impacts Others, is set for release in September of 2018!
Dr. Christopher Dyki
Dr. Dyki has the unique honor of being honorably discharged from two branches of the military! He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1991 and was honorably discharged in 1994, and also served as a captain in the Michigan National Guard from 2000 to 2004.
He graduated from Central Michigan University in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology followed by a degree from the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School in 2002. Following dental school, Dr. Dyki lived and worked in Sebewaing, Michigan where he served as Rotary Club president and as an active member of his community.
He has a beautiful wife and son and enjoys outdoor activities, including paddle boarding and cross-country skiing. He also loves learning all about the new techy toys that are introduced in the market!
Ashleigh Smith/Lead Dental Hygienist
Ashleigh has been with us since 2010 and loves getting to know our patients by discovering shared interests and experiences. She is particularly skilled at easing patient anxiety and working with children. She is also the head of her department and takes great pride in getting things done!
Married to her best friend, Dusty, her world completely changed with the birth of their daughter, Juliet, at the end of 2018. Ashley says she was totally overwhelmed by the fact that she never knew her full capacity to love someone until she saw her daughter for the first time. An avid beach-goer, traveller, photographer, and runner, Ashleigh is ready to show the world to her sweet Juliet.
Christine Holifield/Patient Coordinator/Lead Assistant
Christine has been a registered dental assistant for 8 years, all of which have been here at Grossi Dental and Wellness. When she's not working with patients at the front desk, you'll find her assisting her dental assistants!
She and her husband, Matt, have two children-Arora, a healthcare administration student at U of M Flint, and Maddie, a student at SVSU. They also have a 10 year old dog named Sammy. Christine enjoys spending her free time with her family being outdoors, gardening, and going up north spending time on the Ausable River.
Xadius Warden/Patient Coordinator
Xad was hired in 2015 because of his outstanding customer service skills and his customer-centric focus. He has an unbelievable ability to know exactly how a patient is feeling the minute they walk through the door and care for them accordingly. We call him "The Man" because he is our go-to guy for everything patient-related. From check-ins, check-outs, and treatment planning, Xad will provide you with world-class service every time you see him!
He and his wife, Rachel, celebrated the birth of their daughter Ada Joy in 2019. In his free time he enjoys golfing and fantasy football.
Angie Tidwell/Orthodontic Assistant
Angie is a certified orthodontic assistant with over 18 years of experience. She joined the team in November of 2012 and strives to make ortho visits fun, carefree and educational. She puts patients at ease every step of the way and gives them a thorough understanding of what's to come both financially and clinically. When not creating beautiful smiles she is a mother of two amazing children, Mya and Easton, and a proud wife to her husband, Lee.
Outside of work Angie is the founder and owner of Lather & Lace, which offers all-natural face, body, and bath essentials that smell and feel AMAZING!
Shandelle Choate-Blondin/Lead Dental Hygienist
Shan has over ten years experience in the dental field. In 2012 she graduated from Mott Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She was attracted to the field because she wants to help create beautiful, healthy smiles! Every day she helps her patients understand the connection between a healthy mouth and a healthy body.
In her free time Shandelle loves spending time with her husband, Guy, her 17 year old daughter, Gabby, and her 15 year old son, Eliot. Gabby enjoys singing and acting, and Eliot enjoys golf.