Meet the Team


Carrie Lakits

Office Manager

Carrie has been with Chapin Dental since early 2017. She was a dental assistant for 18 years before she made the transition to dental administrator for the last 8 years. She resides in Linden with her husband of 24 years and their 2 children Erin and Carter. She enjoys training her Labrador Retriever and hiking as well as volunteering in various school projects and groups.  


Christine Stafford

Dental Assistant

Chris has been with Chapin Dental since 2011. She has been a Dental Assistant since 1988 with a short break to be a stay at home mom to Nick and Paige who are now grown.She has been married over 30 years to her high school sweetheart whom she enjoys camping and boating with. On her own Chris is an avid scrap booker and a fan of all things Maize and Blue. Chris enjoys helping patients maintain happy healthy smiles.


Danielle Panula

Dental Assistant

Danielle has been with Chapin Dental since 2014 and assisting since 2001.She enjoys farming Bees and Chickens with her husband Joe and their 2 kids Jayden and Addison on their 10 wooded acres. She also spends time camping and painting.She enjoys helping to educate patients about their dental needs and wants.


Rebecca Wainio

Registered Dental Hygienist

Becky graduated from Mott Community College in 2002 with her Associates in applied science. She has been a hygienist for 19 years and with Chapin Dental since 2009.She is married with 2 beautiful girls and enjoys traveling, concerts and Comedy shows.