Monday through Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm & Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry                  Adrian, MI

All of our professionals at Hood Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest techniques in dentistry.

 

Scott C. Hood, DDS

Dr. Scott Hood, a University of Michigan graduate, is a third generation dentist whose family has been making Adrian smiles for over 75 years. Dr. Hood grew up in Adrian attending Adrian High School followed by undergraduate studies at Adrian College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 1993.  At this time, he decided to follow in his grandfather and father's footsteps and attended The University of Michigan Dental School, where he graduated with honors as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1998.  Dr. Hood, practicing since 1998, prides himself in carrying on the family tradition, of providing top quality dental care to his community, by offering state of the art dental techniques and compassionate care.

When Dr. Hood isn't working, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family, who maintains a home on Round Lake, gathering for family events and water sports.  Dr. Hood is married and loves spending time with his wife and beautiful daughter, Harper Grace. As a family they enjoy traveling and exercising together. 

Dr. Scott Hood values staying informed and up to date on all the latest technological and treatment advances in dentistry. Dr. Hood maintains membership in many professional organizations including:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association 
  • Jackson District Dental Society

"From the minute you walk in our door, you will notice a difference in our family run business. We care about you, your family and your friends. It's our goal to offer you the best in comfortable, confident and convenient care.  As a smile maker, I have the best job in the world and love helping patients achieve their healthiest, brightest smile ever."                      

 - Dr. Scott Hood

 

RaeLynn Hood, MS, LPC, Business Manager

RaeLynn joined Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, in 2012 after moving from Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Central Oklahoma in 1991 and later earned her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Southern Nazarene University in 1998. RaeLynn started her career as a director at her family's private school business, followed by working as a mental health therapist at a hospital, which led to a transition into marketing and sales for the medical and dental industry.  RaeLynn, married to Dr. Hood, ejoys spending time with their precious daughter, Harper Grace, being with family and friends, exercising, and traveling the world. 

Merrie Bellingar, Front Desk Coordinator

Merrie joined Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 2014 and brings with her 20 years experience in the dental field. Her vast tenure in dentistry well equips her to handle all your insurance questions and provide you with excellent customer service. When Merrie isn't at the front desk, she's busy being a Mom to her three delightful children, Cole, Jada and Kenzie. Not only is she busy with her kidos, but they also have a few pets Morgan, Slater, Fireball and Smokey.  In her spare time, Merrie enjoys planning her wedding to her fiance, David, along with playing golf, reading and cooking.

Rebecca Parkhurst, Front Desk Coordinator

Rebecca joined Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 2015 and brings with her a passion for the dental field.  As a front desk coordinator, with several years of experience, she is always happy to help patients with their dental needs and questions. Rebecca earned an associate degree in General Studies from Jackson Community College in 2001. She keeps busy with her two active children, Madison and Gavin. As a family they enjoy camping and kyaking, along with other outdoor activities.

Margaret Shouse, Front Desk Coordinator 

Margaret joined Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 2016.  After years of serving as a dental assistant, she decided she was ready for a change and switched her focus to customer service. Her past experience, as a dental assistant, afforded an easy transition into her new role. Margaret recieved her Dental Assisting Certificate from Jackson Comunity College in 1996 and, when she's not working, loves to spend time with her three beautiful granddaughters. She also enjoys camping, hiking, and playing softball.

Rhonda Forche, Registered Dental Hygienist

Rhonda began working in the dental field, as a dental hygienist, 26 years ago and has been making people smile ever since. She began as a fill-in hygienist in 2008 and a fully joined team member of Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 2010. Rhonda earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Indiana University in 1988. Rhonda especially enjoys working with children and making sure their visit a fun one. She and her husband, Gerhard, along with their handsome son, Nick, live in the Jasper area and enjoy spending lots of time together as a family and taking regular camping trip adventures. Along with famly time, Rhonda also enjoys reading a good book and going to auctions. 

Dawn Zimmerman, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dawn has been working in the dental field for almost 25 years and has been a team member at Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for 5 years.  She began her career working as a dental assistant for 2 years, during which time she earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Loma Linda University and has been a dental hygienist for 22 years. Dawn receives great satisfaction in seeing the improvements she makes in her patient's oral health. Dawn, married to Kyle, lives in Waldron and has two energetic boys, Riley and Rodney, who are great subjects for her photographer's lens. Along with photography, Dawn also enjoys Pampered Chef consulting, reading, scapbooking, camping and cooking for her family.

Tina Court, Registered Dental Hygienist

Tina has been working in the dental field for 28 years. After dental assisting for a year, she graduated from Owens Technical College, School of  Dental Hygiene, with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in 1987. Tina was also an instructor of dental assisting at Stauzenberger College 2013-2014 and has a local anesthesia license. Tina, when not at work, keeps herself busy with her photography business, cooking, traveling and spending time with her many children and grandchildren. She is the proud parent of Brian, Danielle and Gessica and a proud grandmother to eight grandchildren, five girls and three boys.

Rachel Havens, Dental Assistant

Rachel began her dental career in 1994 working as a receptionist and later received her cross-training to become a dental assistant in 2000.  Rachel has been a valued team member at Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for 8 years. Rachel, known for her bubbly smile and making patients laugh, is married to Travis and has two beautiful daughters, MaKenna and Kameron. Rachel enjoys baking and going to concerts. Rachel and her family reside in Dundee and enjoy spending time together and venturing into the great outdoors for regular camping trips in their family RV. 

Breanna Lolley, Dental Assistant

Breanna joined Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry initially as a patient. Over the years, our office watched her grow up and got to know her. We were thrilled for her when she decided to persue a career in dentistry. An over achiever, she began her studies while still in highschool during her junior and senior years. Shortly after she fiinished her Dental Assisting program at Washtenaw Community College in 2014, she joined our team. Breanna loves to spend quality time with her family and her two pets, Duece and Kiki. She also enjoys fishing and time with her friends.