Our Doctors & Team
Michelle C. Dziurgot, DDS
Dr. Michelle C. Dziurgot is a 1996 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. She completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Naval Dental Center in Great Lakes, Il., and was then stationed with the US Marines while attached to 23rd Dental Company in 29 Palms, CA.
Dr. Dziurgot is a member of both the Michigan and American Dental Associations and is eligible for Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. She is the current Editor of the Macomb Dental Society Journal and was the previous Chairman of the Young Dentist component of that society.
Dr. Dziurgot is passionate in striving for new methods to treat the dental needs and wants of her patients. Her special interests include children, periodontal well-being and Cerec assisted smile enhancement.
While away from the office, she enjoys swimming, biking and traveling with her husband of 22 years, Dan Palomba, and their high energy fifth grader, Danny.
Marissa P. Gojcaj, Patient Care Coordinator
Marissa Gojcaj became a part of our MCDental Care team in July 2015 as a dental aide. She enjoys interacting with patients and assisting during their procedures to ensure they get the smile that they have always wanted. She is a recent graduate of Romeo High School 2015 and plans to study dental hygiene when she begins her college studies at Baker College. While away from the office, Marissa enjoys creating artwork and exploring different regions of the country with her family.
Taylor Holtcamp, Patient Care Coordinator
Taylor Holtcamp has been dental assisting since November of 2016. She attended at Michigan Dental Assisting School and is X-Ray certified. Taylor absolutely enjoys the dental field, she is our universal employee here at MCDental Care. By knowing the front desk and all the procedures in back, she always has an answer for the questions patients may have. She loves helping and being there for patients in their time of need. Taylor is now our Financial Patient Care Coordinator. Outside of the office Taylors hobbies include camping, spending time with her two dogs and loved ones, along with skiing in the winter and playing softball in the summer.
Marna Qarana, Patient Care Coordinator
Marna Qarana became a part of our MCDental Care team in June 2018 as a dental coordinator. She enjoys interacting with patients and making them feel as comfortable as she can before their dental procedures. She has attended Macomb Community College for the past few years in regards to her plans to study dental hygiene. She will be applying to the dental hygiene program within the next few months and if accepted, will be in the program by next year! While away from the office, Marna enjoys travelling, going to the gym, and hanging out with her two sisters.
Samantha M. Richards-Hunt, Lead Dental Assistant
Samantha Richards joined the MCDental Care team in May 2012. She enjoys being able to make patients be as comfortable as possible while in the dental chair and being able to contribute to them feeling good about their smile. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, as well as shopping and traveling.
Diana Ethaiya, Dental Assistant
Diana Danial Ethaiya joined MCDental Care in January 2019. She helps improving patients’ smiles while learning about dentistry from Dr. Dziurgot. She plans to become a dentist in the near future. In her time away from the office, she enjoys exercising, going to church, and spending time with her loved ones.
Linda M. Shrum, RDH
Linda M. Shrum is a 1995 graduate of Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Her experience includes working with children and ranges to periodontal treatment. In the past 22 years, she has strived to give the best care to her patients and provide them with the education needed to improve their dental health. Linda enjoys participating in continuing education courses in order to expand her knowledge and to pass that knowledge along to her patients.
While away from the office, Linda enjoys spending time with her two daughters and her husband of 20 years. She also enjoys traveling, football and playing cards.
Tina M. Guidi, RDH
Tina M. Guidi is a 2014 graduate of Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene program. Tina is dedicated to providing exceptional patience care. She is experienced in treating a wide variety of patients of different ages and health needs. Her focus is on patient comfort, proper oral hygiene, and treatment and preventative care management.
While away from the office, Tina enjoys spending time with her 2 kids and her husband. She also enjoys traveling, attending her children's sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.
Jessica Deary, RDH
Jessica Deary, RDH has been in the dental field since 1997. She is a 2004 graduate of Oakland Community College. She really loves her job as a hygienist and enjoys getting to know her patients. She strives to educate and improve her patient’s oral care and help them to obtain optimum overall health.
Away from the office, she enjoys time with family and friends. Her hobbies are drawing, painting and redoing old furniture. She enjoys expressing her creativity.