Our Staff

Jennifer Shaheen-McNiel, DDS

Dr. McNiel graduated from Michigan State University in 2005 with her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. After graduation, she went on to attend the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. McNiel graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2009. She enjoys performing a wide variety of procedures on patients of all ages. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Central Dental District, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She and her family live in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. McNiel and her husband, Steve, have two girls, Charlotte Grace and Evelyn Faith. In their free time, they enjoy spending time outdoors with their two dogs, Copper and Roosevelt, cooking, and traveling to Northern Michigan.

Molly - Dental Assistant

Molly graduated from Everest Medical School dental assisting program in 2012. She is pursuing her CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) credentials, and will then proceed to the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) licensing program. Molly lives in Portland with her husband Jordan, daughters Sophia and Charlotte, and has another baby girl on the way.

Julie - RDA

Julie just relocated to our area from Saginaw. She is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College’s Dental Assisting program. She comes to us with over 20 years of assisting experience and 3 years of experience as a Dental Office Manager. She has a passion for dentistry and loves her work. She has been married to her husband Bart for 24 years and has 2 children, Addie and Adam.

Anush - RDH

Anush has been part of our dental team as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2006. She joined the LCC Dental Hygiene Program as an Associate Professor in 2007. Anush enjoys teaching and practicing the Art of Dental Hygiene. She and her husband reside in Haslett and have two children that keep them busy with golf, tennis, and volleyball.

Marta - RDH

Marta graduated from the Lansing Community College Dental Hygiene program. She and her husband live in Okemos and have twin boys and one daughter. Marta enjoys volunteering as a Girl Scout leader for her daughter’s troop. You can expect your appointments with Marta to be relaxed and gentle.

Tiffany - BS, RDH

Tiffany joined the McNiel Family Dentistry team in June 2014. Tiffany received her Bachelor of Science degree from Spring Arbor University, and her Dental Hygiene degree from Lansing Community College. Tiffany is also presently a candidate for a Masters degree in Education through Spring Arbor University with an anticipated year of completion in 2018. Tiffany coaches the U of M club softball team, and enjoys an active lifestyle which includes a wide variety of recreational sports, traveling, and getting lost in a good book.

Barb - Office Manager, RDH, RDA

Barb joined our team in May 2015. Barb brings over 40 years of dental experience and has a wealth of knowledge concerning dental insurance and scheduling. In addition to managing our office, Barb is a registered dental hygienist and registered dental assistant. Barb and her husband, Tom, live in Williamston and have 3 adult children. Barb enjoys computers, kayaking and golf. She looks forward to spending a lot of time at their cottage on Lake Millecoquins in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.