Dr. Ronald Leyder D.D.S
Dr. Ron Leyder Sr. was born and raised in the Big Rapids area. He achieved his dental education from the University of Michigan. Due to rare excellence in his academic achievement Dr. Leyder had the honor of being one of the few dentists that was accepted to dental school one year early, before he achieved his undergraduate degree. After graduation in May of 1981, Dr. Leyder built his practice in Croton and started seeing patients that September. Dr. Leyder and his wife Barbara live in the Hardy Dam area where they have raised their three sons and one daughter. Dr. Leyder and his wife enjoy vacationing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and he also enjoys do-it-yourself projects and being self-sufficient.
Alicia, Registered Dental Hygienist
“I have been working for Dr. Leyder since April 2010 and enjoy being a part of our dental team. I love caring for each individual patient and strive to provide comprehensive care and patient education. In my spare time I love spending time with my husband, Brent and twin girls, Brielle and Brynlee. We enjoy time together outdoors and exployer Michigan, especially in the summer. Camping, bike riding and gardening are some of our favorites”
Alicia received her Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences from Ferris State University. She also received her Nitrous Oxide and Local Anesthesia Certification and is a certified Registered Dental Hygienist for the State of Michigan.
Ashley, Registered Dental Hygienist
Ashley joined Dr. Leyder's practice in 2019. She has a passion for dentistry and inspiring her patients to better health. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She loves camping, cooking, gardening & watching her girls sporting events. Ashley received her Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences from Ferris State University in 2010. She also received her Nitrous Oxide and Local Anesthetic Certification and is a certified Registered Dental Hygienist for the State of Michigan.
Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist
" I have been working for Dr. Leyder since August of 2016 and enjoy working with such an amazing team. Without them I couldn't provide the highest level of care for you!"
Katie received an Associates Degree in Arts and Science majoring in Dental Hygiene from Grand Rapids Community College. She also received her Nitrous Oxide and Local Anesthesia Certification and is a certified Registered Dental Hygienist for the State of Michigan.
Chyanne, Dental Assistant/ Administrative
“ I have been working for Dr. Leyder since September of 2008. I enjoy working with my colleagues and caring for our patients.” I am currently working in the office but help chairside whenever I am needed. Outside of the office I enjoy hanging out with all the people who are treasures in my life!"
Chaynne received on the job training in 2008 and is Certified in Dental Radiology.
Ronda, Administrative Office Manager
“Dr. Leyder hired me in March of 2012 as the Administrative Office Assistant. In 2020 I became the Administrative Office Manager. I have
enjoyed learning about the dental field, getting to know new people and being part of helping them keep a beautiful smile. Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with myr husband, family, and friends. Myr family currently includes 3 married children, and 15 adorable grandchildren. Goiong to church, kayaking, swimming, and trips to the UP are a few of myr favorite things to do."