Marcos Cid, DDS MS
Born in Madrid, Spain, Dr. Marcos Cid came to the United States as a child with his family. Dr. Cid graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 2000 with his DDS degree. He went on to complete a residency in Prosthodontics at West Virginia University School of Dentistry and received his Master of Science in Prosthodontics for his thesis, “Linear expansion of dental stone after its final set and beyond two hours.” Dr. Cid continued his education at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York City and the Bronx VAMC doing a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics. For this he was awarded the Joseph Baron award for one outstanding Maxillofacial Prosthetics fellow at the 2004 general session for the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Cid has been clinically treating patients in a hospital setting as well as private practice for thirteen years.
Aside from Dentistry being his passion, Dr. Cid enjoys spending time with his family here in West Michigan. He is very passionate about soccer and has been playing since he was a kid. In the winter, Dr. Cid enjoys snowboarding every chance he gets. Sports are a big part of his life as well as music and the arts. He loves going to art museums. He loves traveling and seeing new places as well as meeting new people. He loves jogging everyday of his life that it is possible. Dr. Cid loves the study of languages. He is native in English and Spanish and fluent in French and Portuguese.
Jamie Lynn Sanders
Jamie graduated from Delta College in 2014 with a dual degree in dental hygiene and business management. Upon completion of her dental hygiene clinicals she received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award given to the most outstanding clinician. In October 2013, she was involved in the MDHA 90th House of Delegates. Jamie has also enjoyed volunteering for Mission of Mercy and the Underground Railroad in Saginaw, MI.
Jamie and her husband have recently moved to Grand Rapids. Her favorite hobbies consist of photography, traveling, eating at the local Mexican restaurants and spending time with her two golden retrievers.
Jacob H. Makas
Meet Jake, our principal clinical auxiliary. Jake is from Cass City, Michigan. He attended Ferris State University and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Resort Management. While at Ferris he took an international study course in Costa Rica to follow the coffee industry. He was the Vice President of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality.
Jake now resides in Grand Rapids. He is an art enthusiast who enjoys going to the GRAM and the UICA. He also enjoys hiking and camping and pretty much any outdoors activities.
Meet Aslen, she began as an intern through the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan and has quickly blossomed into a skilled Clinical Assistant.
Aslen was born and raised in Wyoming, MI where she graduated from Wyoming High in 2014. She comes from a Cuban and Guatemalan background and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Aslen majored in Psychology at Western University and was part of the DSK Volunteer Group while studying in Kalamazoo, MI.
Aslen has traveled to Mexico and Jamaica. She owns a German shepherd that she loves to cuddle with. She enjoys spending time with her friends on the weekends, watching soccer with her family and visiting local Mexican restaurants as often as she can.
Meet Yuri, our office systems coordinator. Yuri graduated high school and migrated to sunny Florida, where she gained her clerical and management experience working in law firms. Yuri returned to Michigan to be closer to her family who still reside in Wyoming, MI. She is also the older sister to clinical auxiliary, Aslen. For fun Yuri likes to spend time with her family, her German shepherd and explore her new state of residency, Michigan. Yuri does it all and really provides priceless clerical and management support to our clinical team.