At Dr. Pike’s office, we pride ourselves on treating our patients like family and doing our best to make your dental visits as comfortable and pleasurable as possible.
We all enjoy our work – you will always hear a lot of talk and laughter.
Come join us, have some fun, and be a part of our family!
Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry. To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
● Listening to those we are privileged to serve.● Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession, and community.● Exceed your expectations.● Ensure a creative, challenging, and compassionate professional environment.● Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
Catherine Pike, DDS
Dr. Pike received her dental degree from Centro Escolar University in Manila, Philippines in 1987. After arriving in the U.S. in 1991, she attended the University of Detroit Mercy and received her second dental degree in 1995. She then worked as an Associate Dentist for three years in Three Rivers, MI before becoming the owner of her own practice in 1999.Dr. Pike is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Kalamazoo Dental Society, the Russell W. Bunting Periodontal Study Club, and the Vedder Society of Crown and Bridge.
Dr. Pike is married and has two beautiful daughters. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.
Shannon Still, Account Manager / CDA
Shannon joined Dr. Pike in 2008 after nearly 16 years as a Certified Dental Assistant. Shannon has been a great asset to our practice and always brings warmth and professional chairside manners to our patients. Our patients know they can rely on her to help make their visits comfortable and relaxing while receiving great dental care they have come to enjoy. Shannon does a wonderful job of directing patient treatment flow and keeping Dr. Pike on schedule. Shannon has taken the position of Accounts Manager as of March 2017.
Shannon finds her job to be rewarding, challenging, and enjoys seeing the smiles on the patients’ faces during their visits. Shannon has four amazing children.
Shela Cronk, Scheduling Coordinator
Shela joined Dr. Pike’s practice in January of 2011. She has many years of experience in the dental profession, ranging from dental assisting to administrative office management, and enjoys building meaningful relationships with patients while striving to meet their scheduling needs. Shela has become a great asset to our office and has formed many friendships with our patients through her ability to help patients feel relaxed and well cared for. Our patients know they can rely on her to work with them to find the perfect time to schedule appointments that work for their busy schedules.
Shela is married with three children. She enjoys gardening, boating, and shopping with her girls.
Gina M. CDA/RDA
Gina has been in the dental field since 1997. She began her career with Dr. Dan Crockett working primarily in sterilization. Gina has attended KVCC as part of her training in taking dental x-rays and graduated from Washtenaw Community College with an Associate Degree in Dental Assisting & Applied Science. Gina is married and has four lovely children and enjoys cooking, knitting, and spending time with her family. She also loves working in our family dental practice and looks forward to many years here.
Tina P., Dental Assistant
Tina joined our office in March 2017- she came to us from the eastside, Port Huron, MI. She has been a Dental Assistant for 32 years, all at one office. Tina enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She moved to the Portage area to be closer to her kids and grandchildren. Tina is married and enjoys gardening, crafts, and spending precious time with her family.
Tracy Z., RDH
Tracy graduated from KVCC in 1994 with a degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She began her career in Sault St. Marie MI and moved back to the Vicksburg area in 1996. She started working for a general dentist in Hastings MI. Tracy worked there for the past 23 years. In October of 2019, she joined the team at Dr. Pike’s office.
Tracy has been married to Brian for over 25 years, and they have three beautiful daughters. The older two girls are attending college, and the youngest is in high school. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Tracy loves to spend time outdoors, especially if it involves the beaches of Lake Michigan.
Amanda Milanak, RDH
Amanda is from Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She had been practicing for over 10 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable children.