About Us Dentist in Saginaw, MI Paul W. Allen, DDS Dr. Paul Allen began his journey of dentistry by getting his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan Dental School. Now, he regular participates in continuing education to stay on top of the latest technology and dental treatments. Dr. Allen runs his practice on the thought that every patient deserves the best. With continuing education, Dr. Allen ensures that all patients receive multiple treatment options with better results. He also stays on top of new techniques by being a member of several professional associations like the American Dental Association. Dr. Allen believes he is truly blessed to live and work in such a wonderful community. He has enjoyed getting to know his patients and their families over the years. It has been his focus to make every patient feel at home when they come in for treatment and he couldn’t have asked for a better career or community to work with. Teresa – Dental Hygienist Teresa graduated as a dental hygienist in 1986 and joined Dr. Allen’s team in 2004. She loves being a hygienist as much today as the day she started. She enjoys working with people and getting to know them. She especially enjoys working with children and teaching them how to take care of their teeth. One of the most rewarding parts of her job is connecting with patients and creating relationships that last a lifetime. When Teresa is not in the office, she loves spending time with her husband and son. She also enjoys reading, shopping, baking, walking, Zumba, and being with family and friends. Katie – Dental Hygienist I am a dental hygienist and have been part of Dr. Allen’s team since 2005. I graduated with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Delta College. My favorite part of my job is working with such a wonderful team and helping patients maintain their beautiful smiles. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband and two sons. Tasha – Office Administrator As an office administrator, I handle scheduling appointments, financial concerns, and dental insurance benefits. I really enjoy my position because I am able to talk with so many wonderful people. I have been a part of Dr. Allen’s team for 15 years. When not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband, daughter and our dog Sami. I also stay busy riding and training horses. Cassandra – Office Administrator As an Office Administrator, I am very excited to see our patients walk in the door everyday. I love my career because I enjoy helping each patient achieve the beautiful smile they want. I am also a Dental Assistant, so I love teaching patients how to both attain and maintain a healthy smile. I enjoy working with Dr. Allen and our team because everyone is friendly and we have the same goal of helping our patients. In my free time I love spending time with my husband and son, and our family and friends. Elena – Registered Dental Assistant My name is Elena and I am a Registered Dental Assistant. I graduated from Delta College and have over 14 years experience as a Dental Assistant. I am originally from Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan. I have a son who graduated from CMU and works for an engineering company in Dundee. I enjoy traveling, especially overseas and tropical places. I also enjoy outdoor activities, gardening, and spending time with my family and friends. I love working at Dr. Allen’s office because I have gotten to know so many people, including our wonderful patients and my awesome team of co-workers. Denise – Certified Dental Assistant I love being a Dental Assistant, and have over 30 years of experience. I enjoy working alongside Dr. Allen and our compassionate team, and helping our patients achieve great oral health. I also enjoy being able to help some patients overcome any fears or reservations they may have obtained from previous experiences. You may also see me at the front desk as I help there as well. In my spare time I enjoy being with my children and two grandsons. I enjoy traveling, camping and cooking.