Our Staff

Becca Scheiding

Becca Scheiding – Insurance Manager, Hygiene Assistant, and OR Coordinator

Ms. Becca is our Insurance Manager and OR Coordinator. Ms. Becca has been part of the Marquette Pediatric Dentistry family since day one, so about seven years! Becca grew up in Chicago and graduated from Northern Michigan University with a BA in Communications Disorders. At Marquette Pediatric Dentistry Becca is our insurance guru and does a fabulous job organizing and scheduling OR patients.

Ms. Becca has a beautiful daughter named Rhylee, amazing husband Phil, and sassy cat, Trixie. Becca likes to spend time with her family, read books of all kinds, watch Sunday football, and do projects around her house. Refurbishing furniture is her latest obsession!

Bri Swanson

Bri Swanson – Certified Dental Assistant and New Patient Coordinator

Miss Bri has been a part of the Marquette Pediatric Dentistry family since August 2013. Bri graduated from Gwinn High School in 2011 and received a certification of completion from the Weekend Dental Assisting Program in Appleton, Wisconsin in 2013. She earned her radiology certificate in 2014 and is our enthusiastic New Patient Coordinator. Miss Bri also orders all of our fabulous prizes that fill the treasure box!

In her spare time, Miss Bri likes to watch movies, crochet, hike, camp, spend time with her family and friends, and loves her sassy puppy, Waylon.

Sarah Jackson

Sarah Jackson – Dental Assistant

Ms. Sarah has been a member of the Marquette Pediatric Dentistry family since June 2011 and previously worked in general dentistry for two years. Sarah grew up in Wakefield, Michigan and studied Early Childhood Education at Gogebic Community College and Northern Michigan University.

At Marquette Pediatric Dentistry Sarah is an amazing dental assistant! Sarah is very silly and makes both staff and kids laugh all day. She sings and dances around the office even when Ms. Erin asks her to please stop singing Benny and the Jets!

In her spare time, Sarah likes to run, relax, and hang out with her husband Matt and three fabulous kids, Lucas, Hayden and Chloe.

Nina Mattila

Nina Mattila – Scheduling Coordinator

Ms. Nina is our awesome Scheduling Coordinator. Nina has been part of our family since March of 2015 and we are so happy to have Nina on our team! We love her great customer service and spunky personality! We knew we wanted her to work with us from the first time we met her.

Nina is a proud Yooper, born and raised in Negaunee. After she graduated from high school she lived in Green Bay for ten years. After she and her husband, Nick, had their daughter Lilyan, they decided to move back to the UP to start their own small business. It went great but they have now moved on to new things; thank goodness for us!

Nina, Nick and Lilyan love taking adventures together and like to camp, kayak, travel and hike. One of their favorite family activities is finding treasures at rummage sales and thrift stores.

Stacey Andresen

Stacey Andresen – Registered Dental Hygienist

Ms. Stacey has been a part of the Marquette Pediatric Dentistry family since 2009. She is a gentle and compassionate dental hygienist who loves working with children.

Stacey grew up in Marquette and graduated from Marquette High School. She later moved downstate and graduated from Kellogg Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Stacey has been working in the dental field for 20 years! She started as an orthodontic assistant at Dr. Scott Jamieson’s office while getting her dental hygiene pre-requisites done at Northern Michigan University. Stacey has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 16 years.

Stacey and her husband Brad have two children, Mardi and Cooper, and a black lab Roxie. In her spare time she likes to bike, kayak, spend time with her family, and camp.

Erin Potter

Erin Potter – Registered Dental Hygienist and Marketing Coordinator

Ms. Erin has been a part of the Marquette Pediatric Dentistry family since June of 2012. She recently added on the role of Marketing Coordinator and loves it!

Ms. Erin graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She then moved back to Grand Rapids, Michigan and earned her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Grand Rapids Community College. She then graduated from Hawthorn University with a Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition Education. She is very excited to no longer have homework!

At Marquette Pediatric Dentistry, Ms. Erin is a kind and straightforward dental hygienist. The most rewarding aspect of her job is seeing nervous patients blossom and gain confidence after positive dental experiences with the whole team.

Ms. Erin loves spending time with her wonderful Yooper dudes, her husband Peter and dog Scout. In her spare time, she loves to read, cook, fly-fish, camp, back-country ski and watch 30 Rock. She is very thankful for any time she gets to spend time with her parents and grandparents who live downstate.​

April Holm

April Holm-Financial Coordinator

April is our Financial Coordinator and comes to us with many years of experience as a financial counselor. 

Ms. April is from Negaunee, MI and studied Marketing at Northern Michigan University.  She loves to mountain bike, camp, and hike with her husband, Chris, and their two sons, Caden and Griffen. 

Very brave, April is an open Detroit Lions fan, and has no fear of those who love the Packers.  



Ashley Ross- Executive Assistant 

Marquette Pediatric Dentistry would like you to meet Ms. Ashley, our newest Team member. We call Ms. Ashley the Mad Hatter because she wears many different hats helping everyone out! We are so glad she is here!!!!

Ms. Ashley graduated from Munising High School in 2009. She also has an Associate Degree in Surgical Technology from Northern Michigan University.

She lives with her wonderful husband Josh, spunky son Max, dog Boo, and four cats. Ms. Ashley thinks life is amazing if she is spending time with her family.

Welcome to MPD Ms. Ashley!