876 E. Eighth Street
Traverse City, MI 49696

ph: 231-947-6483

email: drtracydds@yahoo.com

Meet Our Staff

Meet the Staff

My staff and I provide our patients with caring, sensitive and gentle dentistry. Your comfort is our number one concern. We understand that the dentist is a scary thing for some people, which is why we offer nitrous oxide gas in our practice. Emergency care is available. We participate with Delta Dental, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Dentemax. We accept most insurance, which are submitted for you.

Dr. Ruegsegger graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2003. She began her career as an associate and bought this practice in 2004 from Dr. Richard Marr. We moved to our current location in December of 2005. She is from the Bay City area. She has 2 black labs, Mickey and Molly and also 2 cats, Boris and Natasha. When she isn’t working on a patient, she likes to scrapbook, knit, bike, target shoot and golf. She loves college football, especially Michigan Football.

Jenna joined our practice in August of 2010. She is a graduate of Ferris State University in 2004. She went to Cadillac High School and has lived in Northern Michigan of most of her life. She has three cats named Tigey, Shelby and Emma. She enjoys spending her free time reading, hanging out with friends and being outdoors.

Teresa moved to Traverse City in 2010 from Lansing. She joined our practice in November of 2010. She has over 30 years of experience in the dental field. She is a very wonderful resource for our patients. She will greet you at the front desk with her warm smile! She is married to her wonderful husband, Hal. They have nine grandchildren and one cat (Millie).  In her spare time, she likes to landscape, collect sports memorabilia, read and do numerous crafts. She is a die-hard Spartan.

Julie moved to TC in 2015 from Davison, MI.  She has an Associate Degree from Mott Community College.  She has over 30 years experience as a Dental Assistant.  She is married and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren.  She divides most of her spare time between being walked by her 2 dogs, running, kayaking or a leisurely day at the beach with her family and grandchildren.  She Loves college sports especially football & basketball.

"Behind every tooth there is person."
- Author Unknown
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