(616) 866-4445

All our professionals at Rockford Downtown Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Chad Conlin, D.D.S.

Dr. Conlin is a comprehensive general dentist dedicated to quality dental care and long-term patient relationships. He has received degrees from Olivet Nazarene University, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. He has been serving family needs since 2006 and is committed to the pursuit of the highest levels of clinical care. He is passionate about the pursuit of excellence in dentistry and strives to keep current with the latest techniques to provide healthy, beautiful and long-lasting smiles! 

Dr. Conlin is also a recognized member of:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Michigan Dental Association (MDA)
  • West Michigan Dental Society (WMDS)
  • Kent County Dental Society (KCDS)
  • Pre-Fellow in AGD



Amy, Registered Dental Assistant

Amy was raised in Grand Rapids, MI, where she attended Grand Rapids Community College and earned an Associates of Applied Arts and Science in Dental Assisting as well as her RDA License. Amy enjoys being part of the team and working alongside such a wonderful group of highly trained professionals. Amy feels that the best part of her career is taking care of patients. Her primary concern is patient comfort and always strives to provide only the best care for patients. Amy is married to her high school sweetheart and enjoys spoiling her sweet Goldendoodle Puppies. During Amy’s free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, catching the latest movies, taking walks to the park, traveling, cooking/baking, and volunteering at church in the children’s ministry. Amy feels that every day is a gift and strives to live every day to the fullest.



Elizabeth “Liz”, Registered Dental Hygienist

Liz was raised in the Grand Rapids area and has resided in Comstock Park for the last 20 years.
Liz and her husband Joe have raised their three children, a daughter and two sons. Liz has been part of the Rockford Downtown Dental team forover 20 years. She received her hygiene degree from Grand Rapids Community College in 1993 and completed continued certifications in both local anesthetic and nitrous oxide sedation. Liz enjoys the long term relationships she has developed with her patients and strives to help them achieve their dental goals. In her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with her family and watching the kids sporting events. Her hobbies include tennis, volleyball, and reading.


Sherry, Registered Dental Hygienist  

Favorite quote:  Wrinkles merely indicate where smiles have been.   Sherry was raised in Grand Rapids and as the youngest of six children she still maintains a close relationship with her family. She resided on the east side of Michigan for many years where she enjoyed raising a very active daughter and a son. While her children were still young, she obtained an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, followed by an Extended Degree Program and is now also Licensed to provide Local Anesthesia and to administer Nitrous Oxide Sedation.  She worked in a clinic for two years and an additional ten years in a family practice in Eastern Michigan. During those years, she built great professional rapport and lasting friendships with her patients and teammates.  In 2015 Sherry returned to West Michigan and truly believes there is no place like home! She is grateful to be part of a team that is ethical, dedicated to patient care and comfort.  She is motivated by continuing education and enjoyssharing that knowledge with her patients. Sherry became a grandma in 2016 and has been enjoying every minute since. Sherry was an avid distance runner for many years and has now diverted that energy into playing golf, walking and bike riding. She also enjoys traveling, going to concerts, sporting events, watching movies and spending as much time as possible with family and friends. She feels honored to live and work in the charming city of Rockford and enjoys all of the wonderful people.

Edith Rivera, Registered Dental Assistance  

Edith was raised in Newaygo, Michigan. She received her Dental Assisting License and Associates Degree from Grand Rapids Community College in 2015. Edith is thrilled to be part of the Rockford Downtown Dental Team and is looking forward to building long lasting relationships with her patients. She is engaged to her fiancé, Graham, and is planning a wedding for May of 2017. In her free time Edith enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family. 


Susan, Scheduling Coordinator

Susan is a Ferris State University Bulldog! She attended Ferris in pursuit of her RDA License and earned an Associates Degree of Science in Dental Assisting as well. She has been part of The Dental Community since 1981 as an RDA, CDA. In 2010, she became an Administrative Assistant and has enjoyed every minute since.  Susan’s second love next to her two precious twin children, is Dentistry. She loves her career and enjoys all of the wonderful patients she comes in contact with on a daily basis. Susan was raised in Empire, Michigan and has had the privilege of traveling the world. In Susan’s free time, she also enjoys hunting for Petoskey stones and visiting with friends and family. 


Dr. Chad Conlin
112 N. Monroe St., Suite 2
Rockford, MI 49341
(616) 866-4445