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Celebrating over 33 years!
Hygienists & Assistants
Our Dental Hygienists
Maureen Brown – 22 years
Maureen has been a hygienist with Dr. Siman for 22 years. She returned to our office last year after obtaining additional university education, obtaining her Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science. She studied locally at Marygrove College and abroad in Scotland. Maureen teaches at Marygrove College and practices Dental Hygiene. She resides in Redford. In her free time, she is an avid Red Wings fan and thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family.
Kim Cavalier-Efros – 20 years
Kim Cavalier-Efros has worked as a dental hygienist for Dr. Siman for 20 years with special responsibility for patient education. Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and Dental Hygiene from Oakland Community College in 1994. She is certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. She lives in Farmington Hills and enjoys playing the guitar, knitting, and gardening.
Sonya Dare – 11 years
Sonya Dare received an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. She has an anesthesia certificate, and training in digital radiography and intraoral photography. Sonya has worked in dentistry for over 30 years. In addition to dental hygiene, she is responsible for hygiene instrument and product inventory control. Sonya and her family live in Westland. Sonya is mother to four young men and enjoys traveling.
Our Dental Assistants
Mignon Nicol – 17 years
Mignon Nicol, a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant, has worked in dentistry for 47 years, including 17 years at Dr. Siman’s office. She completed her professional education at the University of Michigan and the University of Detroit, where she also served as a State Board Clinical examiner at The University of Michigan Dental School. Mignon is Dr. Siman’s chief chair-side assistant and coordinates interoffice reconstructive dental cases. She also coordinates breath care and administers the in-office Zoom and Opalescence teeth bleaching program. Additionally, she has advanced education in therapeutic Botox. Mignon lives in Plymouth and enjoys traveling.
Heather Nathan – 15 years
Heather Nathan has worked in dentistry for 20 years, 15 of them at Dr. Siman’s practice. She is Dr. Diesing’s and Dr. Gordon’s primary dental assistant and also handles account payable, inventory control, purchasing, computer troubleshooting, and training junior assistants. Heather is certified in radiography and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). She lives in the lakes area and enjoys gardening and animals.