Dental Staff

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.




Debbie joined BFD in May of 2021 and comes with 30 years of dental experience. Debbie graduated from Macomb Community College with her Associates Degree and her Dental Assistant Certificate. Debbie and her husband Dan have 2 grown daughters and an 8 year old Rescue Beagle named Luke. Debbie enjoys time with her family and friends, cooking, MSU and CMU football, exercising and boating.


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.



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 Carribean.


Dental Assistants

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.