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About Our Bowling Green Dental Office

Dr. Utz

Bowling Green dentist, Dr. Derik E. UtzDr. Utz is a native of Northwest Ohio. He graduated from Bowling Green State University (1995) with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (1999). Dr. Utz has provided comprehensive dental care to the Bowling Green area for over 15 years.

Dr. Utz is a member of the American Dental Association and the Ohio Dental Association. He donates his time and skills working with the Give Kids a Smile Program, as well as Dental Options, the Ohio program for needy, but deserving individuals.

Dr. Utz and his wife, Beth, have six children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their family.

Dr. Utz takes great pride in offering a full range of dental services. He understands the various needs of adults and children and makes it top priority to make sure all patients are comfortable and treated with the utmost integrity.

Our Dental Team

Dr. Utz and his Bowling Green dental team

Dr. Utz's Team is among the best in the area! We are an experienced and caring group prepared to answer any of your questions. We are certified and registered in many areas of dentistry and often travel together for continuing education and conferences. Please take a moment to meet us:

Karen Greulich | Business Administrator

Karen’s twenty-seven years of dentistry experience are evident in the care she gives to you, guiding you through a comfortable visit with us. She manages the daily operations of the office, which include welcoming you to our office, assisting you with insurance and account issues and answering other questions regarding your oral health. Karen regularly attends continuing education courses and is a certified specialist with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Karen enjoys cooking, gardening, movies, and spending time with her family and friends.

Diane Wolff | Registered Dental Hygienist

As a 1984 Graduate of Owens Community College, Diane offers 30 plus years of experience in the dental field. Her work consists of dental health assessment, treatment of periodontal disease, dental education, and consultation of dental and cosmetic needs. She enjoys all aspects of patient-centered treatment and loves building relationships with clients and partnering in delivering quality care. Diane is married with 3 adult children. She enjoys camping, sewing, scrapbooking and watching sports of every kind.

Jama Vollmar | Registered Dental Assistant

Jama has been a dental assistant for 28 years and is one of our chairside dental assistants. In addition to performing dental and lab procedures, she expertly maintains our equipment as well as patient documentation. Jama is also a member the American Dental Assistants Association and the International Congress of Oral lmplantologists. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her boys. Justin, who plays football and baseball and Brandon who plays basketball, football, and runs track.

Kaitlyn Pahl | Business Administrator

Kaitlyn is an important member of our caring team, always welcoming our patients with a warm and genuine smile. She graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2012 and joined our practice with three years of invaluable experience in the field of dentistry. Kaitlyn’s responsibilities include helping our patients with their insurance benefits, providing patients with helpful information about their oral health, and keeping the office running smoothly. In her leisure time, Kaitlyn enjoys reading, traveling, running, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Heather Zimmerman | Certified Dental Assistant

Heather's 18 years of dental assisting experience allow her to anticipate and carry out the skills necessary to give you a smooth, quality experience with us. She performs routine maintenance on all dental equipment and conducts inventory of all of the office products. Heather is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She enjoys working in her garden and camping with friends and family. Heather has two children, Owen and Nora.

Minda Bailey | Registered Dental Hygienist

Minda has worked as a dental hygienist since graduating from Owens Community College in 1999. She performs periodontal exams, evaluations and root planing treatments as well as patient education. Outside of the office, Minda enjoys spending time with her husband relaxing at the lake in the Irish Hills of Michigan. She has three grown daughters and two grandchildren that also keep her busy.