The Team

The Healthy Life Dentistry Team 



Registered Dental Assistant

Alyssa completed the dental assisting program at Grand Rapids Community College and has been with Healthy Life Dentistry since 2013. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, biking and spoiling her cat, Phoebe.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Anne has been working with Dr. Pirochta since 1996. She graduated from Lansing community College with an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene and Davenport University with a Bachelors degree in Business. "I am blessed to be working with Dr. Pirochta and the rest of our team, and to build relationships with my patients as I care for them and help them to have a healthy mouth! " Anne strives to give every patient the very best care and attention and to ensure their comfort during their professional cleanings. Anne's faith and her family are very important to her. Anne and her husband, Mike, have five children and four grandchildren. Anne also enjoys reading, gardening, and walking.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Cherie joined our team from the east part of the state in July, 2019. She comes with over 35 years of experience in all aspects of the dental profession but her passion is dental hygiene. Her two daughters, son in law and two grandchildren live in Grand Rapids and she was happy to give up driving back and forth to see them!

“I am so blessed to have joined Dr. Pirochta and his wonderful team! After many years in dentistry, I am learning new ways to approach patient care and education with the oral-systemic connection. Patients receive the best care here!”

Other than her passion for dentistry, Cherie prioritizes faith, family and friends. She is loving the Grand Rapids area and looks forward to experiencing all it has to offer. She also enjoys reading, walking, yoga, and biking.

Treatment/Financial Coordinator

Mallory has been in the dental field for 16 years. She joined Dr. Pirochta's team in 2016. "Dr. Pirochta is an amazing dentist and treats every one of his patients and employees like family. The best part of my job is seeing how happy each and every one of our patients are when they leave the office. As soon as I started working here, I knew I was home!"

Mallory attended Cornerstone University and completed the adult studies program for Business Management.

Mallory feels blessed to have married the man of her dreams, Joel. They have two beautiful children, Thea and Dash which keep them very busy Outside of the office. Going to the zoo, beach and parks are a few family favorites. Mallory enjoys spending time with her family and friends outdoors, camping, playing volleyball and gardening.

Scheduling Coordinator

Cinda joined Healthy Life Dentistry in 2012. "it is a pleasure to be a part of this extraordinary, state of the art dental team." Cinda has been in the dental health profession for many years since graduating GRCC as a certified dental assistant and Ferris State University School of Allied Health Education. "I admire the care in the commitment I see Dr. Pirochta and our team provide to each of our patients. I enjoy developing relationships with our patients that will create a confident and comfortable environment for each person when choosing their dental care." Cinda spends her spare time with her husband Larry, three children and seven fantastic grandchildren. She enjoys golf, quilting, and reading. She and Larry are addicted Pickleball players!


Certified Dental Assistant

Edith has been a dental assistant since 2011. She joined Healthy Life Dentistry in 2021. Edith is very passionate about her job and every day looks forward to helping patients with their dental needs. She believes a person’s smile is one of their most powerful features and considers it a blessing to be a part of helping a person regain their smile and confidence.

Edith is happily married to her husband Lindsey and is a proud mother of four as well as a new grandmother. Edith loves to learn and enjoys cooking and dancing with her family. “I am proud to be on the front line with Healthy Life Dentistry and Dr. Pirochta in an effort to maintain and regain our patient’s health and smiles!”