At Northwood Dental, our experience, training and skills give our patients' confidence in the care they choose. We are committed to exceeding the comfort, personalized care and smile health expectations of each patient. This commitment means a higher level of trust and peace of mind from knowing they are in good hands.

Dr. Klym and his entire team invite you to learn more about Northwood Dental so make informed decisions about your care. Understand how our advanced care can help you and your loved ones live healthier and without discomfort.

Dr. Klym

Dr. Klym became interested in the field of dentistry because of his father, a root canal specialist (endodontist). He remains passionate about the field of dentistry, and continues to enjoy providing his patients the highest level of dentistry possible. He was named one of America's Best Dentists of 2014.

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Chief Financial Officer

Lori comes to Northwood Dental with 20 plus years of business accounting experience. She is our Chief Financial Officer as well as the Practice Coordinator. More importantly, she is married to Dr. Klym. They share three beautiful children, Erin, Raye & Patrick. Lori and Brian enjoy spending time at the beach and traveling.

Office Manager

Johanna has worked with Dr. Klym and Northwood Dental since 1998. She served as Dr. Klym’s Dental Assistant for several years and is now the Office Manager. Her background and personality give her the unique ability to anticipate the needs of our patients and our office. Johanna and her husband Bob have been happily married since 1989. They live in Cedar, Michigan along with their two boys, Austin and Aaron.


Kedna moved from her hometown of Grand Rapids to join our Northwood Dental Team. She loves to interact with her patients and share her knowledge of oral hygiene. In her spare time, Kedna loves to travel, spend time outdoors and with her family and friends.


Erica and her husband Justin recently relocated to Traverse City.  They are newlyweds and are native to Gaylord.  Erica likes country music and sports.  Much to Dr. Klym's dismay, she is a fan of the MSU Spartans, however they have found common ground with cheering for the Detroit Lions.  Whenever possible, Erica likes to spend time with family.  She loves to spoil her niece and nephew as well as her 2 dogs, Apollo and Rocky.

Dental Assistant

Sarah loves road biking with her husband, Ryan. They have 3 daughters and together, they enjoy showing their horses. Sarah is very involved with 4H and the equestrian team.

Hygiene Coordinator

Kathy has extensive experience in customer service and sales. She and her husband Kris have been married for over 35 years and have two grown children. Ashley is a school teacher in Hawaii and Adam is a structural engineer in Texas. Kathy spends most of her spare time outdoors gardening in the summer and skiing during the winter months.