Meet the Family
Dr. Zachary Breen
What do you like about dentistry?
While growing up, Dr. Zach had many opportunities to shadow his dad at the office. He enjoyed the patient interactions and watching his dad better the patients’ oral health. Dr. Zach enjoys restorative dentistry, as well as helping to create beautiful smiles. He is continuously bettering himself for his patients by learning the newest advancement and developments in dentistry.
Dr. Zach attend Grand Valley State University on a football scholarship where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. Afterwards, he attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and graduated with his DDS. He then went on to serve as an officer in the United States Navy Dental Corps. He was grateful for the opportunity to serve his fellow Americans and is excited to have made Breen Family Dentistry his final “duty station”.
Dr. Zach loves spending time with his wife and children, and enjoys anything to do with being outdoors, such as hiking, fishing and throwing the ball for their dog, Birch.
Lisa - RDH
Lisa has been with Breen Family Dentistry as a registered dental hygienist for over 25 years.
Lisa enjoys traveling and spending time at Lake Michigan with her family, and she also enjoys experiencing all the different restaurants and venues in Downtown GR.
Allison - RDH
Allison has been with Breen Family Dentistry as a registered dental hygienist for over 20 years.
Allison loves watching her children be active and participate in sport activities. She also enjoys reading and camping with family.
Carrie - RDH
Carrie recently joined Breen Family Dentistry but has been practicing as a registered dental hygienist for over 15 years.
She loves spending time with her husband and girls!
They all enjoy the great Michigan beaches during the summer and downhill skiing or snowshoeing in the winter.
Carrie and her family like exploring all the parks, zoos and amazing food GR has to offer!
Tracy - Office Manager
Tracy recently joined Breen Family Dentistry but has been working in the dental field for over 22 years.
In her free time, Tracy loves spending time with her family and close friends. She enjoys to cook, travel, being outdoors, and playing sports, especially golf.
Tracy enjoys trying the variety of restaurants Grand Rapids has to offer. She also has fun checking out the many different venues and concerts that are offered!
Kennedy - Dental Assistant
Kennedy graduated from dental assisting school as a Registered Dental Assistant. She began her career at Breen Family Dentistry and has been extremely valuable to the entire team.
Kennedy enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends during her time away from the office.
She also enjoys traveling to the many different beaches Michigan has to offer and boating.
Megan - Dental Assistant
Megan started as a pharmacist technician but recently made a career change to the dental field.
She moved to the Grand Rapids area recently and has really been enjoying exploring the city, different places and the variety of restaurants. She really loves the cozy, quaint feeling of some of the surrounding towns near Grand Rapids.
Megan also loves horseback riding and spending time with her husband.
Lauren - Receptionist
Lauren has a history of 14 years in the medical field but is brand new to the dental field. She is also a professional photographer.
For fun, Lauren loves to do photography, pottery, sew costumes, read, cook, spend time with her family, play complicated board games, and play with her dog Dottie in her free time!
Living in Grand Rapids gives Lauren the opportunity to try new food with her family at the many different restaurants. She likes going to the Fulton Street Farmer's Market for fresh produce to cook with, as well as checking out all of the great museums and gardens in the area!