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 regularly 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. 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 of 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.