Meet the Staff

Clinical Staff

  • Miriam

    Mariam has been in the dental field since 1983 as a dental assistant and has been a full time Registered Dental hygienist for 17 yrs.  She graduated from Oakland Community College in 1996.  She joined Family Dentistry of Novi in 2008.  She has such a sweet caring friendly personality and always enjoys taking care of patients.   She is highly skilled in providing excellent dental hygiene care. 

    On her free time, she enjoys movies and outdoor activities.

  • Lina

    Lina began her dental career in 1992 as a dental assistant and received a bachelors of science in dental hygiene from U of D Mercy in 2001.  She was chosen by her classmates to be Class President of (SADHA) Student American Dental Hygiene Association and very proud to be involved in student government. She received an “Outstanding Patient Service Award” from UDM at graduation.  Lina had the pleasure to Join Family Dentistry of Novi practice in 2011.  With 12 years of experience in working at a periodontal office, Lina’s passion is to treat and educate patients about periodontal health to help them achieve a healthy mouth, which leads to a beautiful smile.  Patients describe her as gentle, caring and such a “people person” who’s always willing to help and provide the best treatment possible.

    She is very family oriented, loves spending time with her husband “Wally” and 2 little boys “Aiden” and “Owen”.  Enjoys traveling, fine dinning, swimming and working out.

  • Christine

    Christine has been a Dental Hygienist for 14 years.  She Graduated from Mott Community College in 1999.  She has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Dirani since 2006.  She loves getting to know her patients and watching their families grow and enjoys making a difference in her patients overall health.

    She is blessed to be the mother of the most wonderful 14 yr. old son named, Zachery.  He keeps her very busy with soccer, basketball, baseball and worrying about girls!

  • Vera

    Vera has been a certified dental assistant for 18 years.   Graduated from San Francisco State.  She has been working with Dr. Dirani since 2004.   She loves to keep the office clean and organized.  Her sense of humor always puts patients at ease.  Her and Dr. Dirani try their best to explain and answer any questions you may have regarding your procedure to make sure you are comfortable.

    She is currently a Reservist in the U.S Army. Her hobbies include watching football and playing pool (VNEA pool League Player).

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Family Dentistry of Novi


9:00 AM-6:00 PM


9:00 AM-6:00 PM


10:00 AM-2:00 PM


9:00 AM-6:00 PM


10:00 AM-2:00 pm


9:00 am-1:00 pm

(1st & 3rd Saturday)



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