All professionals at Paula Druskins, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Paula Druskins
Dr. Paula Druskins started her education at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and all of her pre-dental courses there.
She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1999.
Dr. Druskins is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the local 9th District Dental Society.
Karen, Front Office
Karen has worked in the dental field since 2000, and was with the practice when Dr. Druskins took over in 2002. Karen achieved her Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Davenport University in December of 2003. She has an unbelievable ability with numbers, and is normally the person you speak with when you call the office.
Karen has been married to her husband, Lonnie since 2005, and they have a son named Izak. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and is active with hunting, boating, and watching/playing sports.
Erin, Registered Dental Hygienist
Erin obtained her degree from Ferris State University. She has been in the dental field for 10 years, and with our office full time since 2010. She enjoys being a hygienist and wants to help make each patient's experience at the dental office a pleasant one. Erin is currently working to obtain her Master's degree in Public Health,
Erin and her husband Jared live in Beaverton along with their two boys, Chase and Griffin, and their dog Cooper. In her free time, she enjoys running (has even completed 2 full marathons!), boating, reading, and spending time with her family,
Kylee, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kylee graduated from Ferris State University in 2012, where she was the recipient of the Hygienist's Golden Scaler Award. During her time as a Hygienist, she has worked with a wide variety of patients who have varying levels of oral hygiene complexities. Kylee enjoys expanding her knowledge of periodontal health through continuing education courses, and motivating individuals to improve their oral health.
Growing up on her family's farm in the central Michigan area, Kylee participated in 4-H and competitive dance. In August of 2015, she married her high school sweetheart and together they enjoy outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and fishing.
Lisa, Dental Assistant
Lisa has been a dental assistant for 22 years! She was with the practice when Dr. Druskins took over in 2002. She has an amazing knack for details and can nearly read Dr. Druskins' mind when it comes to chairside assisting. She "feels fortunate to have a job I love".
She grew up in Clare, but has lived in Farwell for the past 15 years. She is divorced, with no children but has a very sassy blue Quaker bird named Bodhi. She has a passion for collecting rocks, and loves to spend time up north searching for them.
Jamie, Dental Assistant
Jamie has been with the office since June of 2015. She studied at Central Michigan University and is currently registered at Washtenaw Community College to become a Registered Dental Assistant. Jamie enjoys utilizing her creative mind and skills while working on lab projects such as pouring and trimming models, night guards, custom sports guard, and bleaching trays. She also "loves interacting with our patients, listening to their stories and trying to make their visits as enjoyable as possible".
Jamie grew up in the Central Michigan area and has traveled around a bit. When not at work, she loves sharing her life with her three children, doing as much outside as possible.