Steven M. Conlon - D.D.SSteven M. Conlon – D.D.S.

Dr Conlon was born and raised in New York and attended Michigan State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1990. He attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and was awarded his Degree of Dental Surgery in 1997. Dr Conlon lives in Grand Rapids with his wife Melissa and two sons Andrew and James. Dr. Conlon is an active member in the Michigan Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also very active with the Leukemia and Lymphoma society as a fundraiser, current Chairman of the Light the Night walk in Grand Rapids and has initiated and spearheaded a campaign to perform bone marrow donation screenings in the State of Michigan which will be replicated in New York and Georgia in the spring of 2014. Recently, Mlive asked Dr. Conlon about fluoride in the tap water of Grand Rapids. Read the article by clicking here.

James P.M. Vincelj D.D.S

James P.M. Vincelj – D.D.S.

Dr. James Vincelj has a Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto and a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University Of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Vincelj is licensed to practice Dentistry in Canada and the United States. He has worked as a Pharmaceutical and Toxicology consultant before entering Dental School. He then joined the practice in 2006 with partner Dr. Steven Conlon who was a classmate in Dental School. Dr. Vincelj is a avid swimmer and cyclist.


kary henning office managerKary Henning – Office Manager

My name is Kary Henning and I have been working in the dental field for 16 years. I have been with Dental Associates of West Michigan for nine years. I am dedicated to working with our patients to make their experience here a great one each and every time they come in. I have been married to my husband, Mike, for 15 years. I have a step-daughter, Ashley and a golden retriever, Harlee. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, camping and riding our Harley.


Kimberly Heeringa Dental AssistantKimberly Heeringa – Dental Assistant

My Name is Kimberly Heeringa. I’ve been a Dental Assistant for the past 19 years. Currently I have been a Dental Assistant for Dr. Conlon and Dr. Vincelj for the past six years. I have two academically and sports involved teenagers and a hardworking Dental Lab Tech. daughter who graduated in 2011. My hobbies include running, walking, going to the beach, reconnecting with friendships and watching family movies. I love going to dinner and so many great adventures with my boyfriend for two years. I’m always on the run with my kids’ busy schedules and working out. I love my job because as much as I put into it I get even more out of it. The friendships that I have made at my current position are indescribable and i’m so thankful I have had the opportunity to work here.




Leah Hardy – Dental Assistant


Tiara VanDam – Office Liason


Leena Quick – Hygienist


Megan Shilton – Office Liason


Whitney VanSolkema – Hygienist


Jessica Raymond – Hygienist


Ashley Tucker – Office Liason


Suzi Robinson – Hygienist


Megan VanAlten – Hygienist


Leanne Cross – Hygienist


Shari Wojczynski – Dental Assistant