The Arrival of Louisa Kathleen Grenfell

Dr. Gina Grenfell and familyIt is with much excitement that we announce the arrival of Louisa Kathleen Grenfell.  She was born Wednesday, March 23rd at 5:56 p.m., weighing 7lbs.10oz. and 21 inches long.

Louisa and mom, our very own Dr. Gina Grenfell, are doing great. This is the second child for Dr. Gina and her husband Derek.  Louisa joins big sister Charlotte.

Dr. Gina will be on maternity leave through May and will return with limited hours early June.  She anticipates being back on a more full-time basis mid to late June.


Interim Dentist Joins Dentistry by Design

Dr. James Robinson will join Dentistry by Design as an interim dentist while, co-owner of our Sturgeon Bay practice, Dr. Gina Grenfell is on maternity leave.

Dr. Robinson_Dr. GrenfellDr. Robinson grew up in Chicago, Illinois.  He graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1973 and went on to own and operate Riverhill Dental Associates in Waupaca for 41 years. In 2015 Dr. Robinson and his wife Kathy moved to Door County, they have been married for over 40 years and have four children and nine grandchildren.

Dr. Robinson has presented over 500 lectures in his career at various colleges and universities throughout the United States.  He has done voluntary dentistry in 20 countries including India, Honduras, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Bangladesh, Venezuela, Peru, Guatemala, Russia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Chile, Uzbekistan to name a few.  Dr. Robinson earned fellowship in the International College of Dentists.  According to their website, they are “the world’s oldest and largest honor society for dentists.  Fellowship is extended by invitation only.  A nominated dentist must pass a rigorous, peer review process leading to the recognition of the individual’s “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind.””

Dr. Robinson will join Dr. Paul Feit as a primary care dentist at our Sturgeon Bay practice while Dr. Grenfell is on maternity leave.  Dr. Grenfell and her husband Derek, owner of Cherryland Chiropractic, are expecting the arrival of their second child this month.
Dr. Grenfell plans to return with limited hours the end of May, early June depending on baby Grenfell’s arrival.  She anticipates being back on a more full-time basis mid to late June.