Bucklin Family Dentistry
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Amanda Bucklin
Dr. Amanda Bucklin is excited to have acquired Dr. G. David Rubley’s dental practice in Coldwater. She proudly took over Dr. Rubley’s office, her childhood dentist, on July 8, 2013. Her, as well as her husband, Aaron, and two daughters, Audrina and Addyson, are glad to be back home closer to their family and friends. Both Dr. Bucklin and her husband grew up in Bronson, MI and graduated from Bronson High School in 1999.
Dr. Bucklin graduated from the University of Michigan dental school in 2008. Prior to dental school, she obtained her dental hygiene degree from Kellogg Community College. She then worked as a dental hygienist while she obtained her Bachelor’s degree at Western Michigan University. Following dental school, Dr. Bucklin worked in a dental practice as an associate for five years in Kalamazoo. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and Kalamazoo Valley District Dental Society. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, vacationing, exercising, and going to Michigan football games and tailgates.
Kim joined Bucklin Family Dentistry in July 2019 and comes with 22 years of experience in the dental field. She graduated from Coldwater High School and then continued her education at Ferris State University. Kim and her husband Dan have two daughters and two granddaughters and one grandson. She belongs to Xi Zeta Gamma, Women Who Care, and a ladies book club. Kim enjoys spending time with her family and grandbabies and is always up for a fun adventure.
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Danielle graduated from Sturgis High School. She went to GVSU and obtained her B.S. in Biology. Danielle and her husband, Eric, have two daughters, Hadley and Berklee. Danielle enjoys watching the girls in volleyball and cheer, traveling with the club volleyball team, and their frequent visits to Disney. She also likes to play sand volleyball. Danielle loves Michigan winters, especially when it snows. A fun fact about Danielle is that she has been a part of the practice the longest, as she started as a patient when she was a child.
Danniel - Dental Hygienist
Danniel is a Bronson High School graduate. She earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene, from Kellogg Community College. She finished in the top three of her hygiene class, and earned a perfect score on her clinical exam. She has been employed in Coldwater, her entire career, and brings 26 years of experience, to our office. Danniel's primary goal at each appointment is to put the patient at ease, while providing them with optimal dental care. She enjoys spending time with family, especially her husband Scott, their daughter Alaina and their two cats and dogs. One of her favorite places to travel is Disney World.
Kelley - Dental Hygienist
Kelley was born and raised in Coldwater. She obtained her Associates in Medical Assisting from International Business College in Fort Wayne, IN. She worked for the Community Health Center of Branch County for 2 years before returning to college. In 2003, she earned her Associates degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Kellogg Community College. She also obtained her licensure in administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys watching football and baseball, especially the Lions and Tigers. She also loves vacationing in the Caribbean.
Nikki - Dental Hygienist
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Nikki is a graduate of Coldwater High School. She began her dental career right out of high school working for Dr. G David Rubley as a dental assistant for many years and later earning her Associate in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene from Kellogg Community College. She has 13 yrs experience as a Dental Hygienist and joined Bucklin Family Dentistry in 2023. She loves connecting with her patients, making them feel cared for, and educating them on the connection between their oral and systemic health. She is currently pursuing certification as a Myofunctional Therapist and Myo Munchee Practitioner.
Nikki and her husband, David, live in Coldwater. They have 3 children, Chandler, Dalton, and Ben. She enjoys loving on her family whenever possible as they are now young adults. Her hobbies include walking with her husband and dog, yoga, reading, making handmade gifts and being creative. She looks forward to providing you with the best care possible.
Marissa - Dental Assistant
Marissa has been in the dental field since 2014. As a child Marissa always enjoyed going to the dentist. She enjoys building new relationships with people and, most of all, making them smile. Marissa believes that everyone deserves the perfect smile, and loves being able to assist them in accomplishing that goal. Marissa believes that the best and most rewarding part of being in the dental field is that you never stop learning! Marissa is a proud mother of two boys, Liam and Maverick. She would love to show you pictures of her children whenever you come to the office! When Marissa is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family on the dairy farm!
Kelly - Dental Assistant
Kelly has been in the dental field since 2015, working previously in an Endodontic office in Novi. She moved to Coldwater and joined Bucklin Family Dentistry in February 2019. Kelly was very excited to join the team! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. You might find her out on the boat in the summer or up north snowmobiling in the winter. Kelly also loves being with their fur babies Geronimo and Sam.