Our Team

The dental team at Dr. Kernstock's practice are dedicated to providing you with high-quality dental care and helping you have a pleasant, comfortable dental experience. Each of our staff members is highly trained and knowledgeable, and they are always happy to answer your questions and assist you however they can. Our friendly dental team looks forward to caring for you and your family! If you would like to request an appointment or have a question about the dental services we offer, please give us a call, or complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Our Administrative Staff:

Carol and Marcia are the welcoming faces that will greet you at Dr. Kernstock's practice face to face or over the telephone. They are available to answer questions you might have regarding scheduling, payment or your dental insurance coverage.

Our Registered Dental Hygienists:

Prevention, education and establishing positive habits are critical to maintaining a healthy dentition and good health in general. With over thirty years of combined knowledge and experience our dental hygienists; Ashley and Kayleen have promoted health and prevention. Through the years they have developed rewarding and lasting relationships with all of our patients. They focus on each patient by conducting one-on-one sessions during every visit. They especially pride themselves on practicing the most up-to-date dental techniques and using proven materials. Most importantly however, they want to help you maintain beautiful teeth and healthy gums so that you can feel free to live your life and love your smile!

Our Dental Assistants:

Our Dental Assistant is compassionate and dedicated to your health and well being. Kelli is an integral member of our health care team and are well trained and experienced in providing exceptional dental care.

Kelli will greet you in the lobby and take you into an examination room to discuss your history and review any current problems that you may have. She will then assist Dr. Kernstock when he examines you and will aid in delivering the appropriate care.

The Dental Assistant works under the supervision of Dr. Kernstock and is able to perform a wide variety of procedures, however their primary responsibility is to keep each patient comfortable and well informed throughout each dental visit.

  • Carol Kernstock

    With over 40 years of customer care experience, Carol has been with Dr. Kernstock since he started the practice.  Carol's favorite part of her job is the relationships that she has developed with patients.  Carol has two grown children, four grandchildren and a bernedoodle named Daisy.

  • Marcia

    Marcia is a 1976 graduate of Delta College, where she obtained an Associate Degree in Applied Science and majored in Dental Assisting.  She has been a member of Dr. Kernstock's dental team since 1976 and is currently the office financial coordinator.

    Marcia has 2 sons and lives in North Branch with her husband Harvey.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and visiting her children.

  • Ashley
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ashley has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 13 years.  She joined our team as a Hygienist back in 2012, but was also a Dental Assistant for us while attending Dental College for Dental Hygiene.  She grew up in this area and is married with three young boys.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and visiting Northern Michigan.

  • Kelli
    Dental Assistant

    Kelli has been a part of Dr. Kernstock's team since 1983.  She appreciates the dedication to quality work and honesty in our approach as the two key factors that make Dr. Kernstock's practice simply different from others. She also likes the relationships she has build with the families we have served over the years.

    Outside of work, Kelli loves to bike, run, and spend time with her family and friends.

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Office Hours


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm