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Dr. Jamie Reynolds

Dr. Jamie Reynolds grew up in Lake Orion, MI. Following High School, he attended the University of Michigan for both his undergraduate and Dental School studies. While at Michigan, he was a member of the men’s volleyball team, where he earned both team captain and All-Big 10 honors. Following dental school, Dr. Reynolds attended the University of Detroit-Mercy, where he earned a master’s degree in orthodontics. Dr. Reynolds is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who lectures nationally and internationally on orthodontic technology and efficiency. He proudly participates in prestigious study groups and is a member of several orthodontic societies, including the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics. Dr. Reynolds founded the Metro Detroit chapters of Smile for a Lifetime and Smiles Change Lives, both of which provide orthodontic scholarships to families in need. Dr. Reynolds lives locally with his wife Dawn and their three children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, reading, playing volleyball, watching Michigan Football, and being a beach bum.

Dr. Leah Vernacchia

Dr. Leah Vernacchia grew up in Northville, MI. She graduated from Northville High School and then became a Michigan State Spartan — Go Green! After graduating with high honors from MSU with a degree in Human Biology and a concentration in Bioethics, Humanities & Society, she began at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. During that time, she participated in philanthropic outreach events such as ‘Give Kids A Smile’ day, a mission trip to Central America, and volunteer dentistry in downtown Detroit. Dr. Leah completed her Orthodontic residency at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey, where she was the Chief Resident. Dr. Leah is married to Andy Vernacchia, another Northville native! Dr. Leah is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Michigan Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and Michigan Dental Association. Dr. Leah enjoys spending time with family & friends, traveling, skiing and reading.

Dr. Jenn Bonamici

Dr. Jennifer Bonamici grew up on the island of Grosse Ile, Michigan where she graduated as her class Valedictorian. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Human Biology at Michigan State University and still enjoys cheering on the Spartans! At graduation, she was awarded the Board of Trustees Award for graduating in the top 1% at MSU. Dr. Bonamici decided to further her education in the field of dentistry and attended the University of Detroit Mercy. While she was in dental school, she earned the National Award of Excellence from the American Student Dental Association for her dedication to patient care and for her involvement in various organizations. She proceeded to attend the University of Minnesota for her orthodontic residency where she was elected to be her class representative. After graduation, she moved back home to the Metro-Detroit area and married her husband, Benjamin Underwood. Dr. Bonamici is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Michigan Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and Michigan Dental Association. Dr. Bonamici loves spending time golfing, cooking new recipes, trying new restaurants, traveling, and enjoying outdoor activities in all of Michigan’s four seasons.

Dr. Jeff Heinz

Dr. Jeffrey Heinz grew up in Commerce Township, MI. After High School Dr. Heinz attended Michigan State University earning his undergraduate degree. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree Dr. Heinz attended the University of Detroit-Mercy for dental school. Post dental school, Dr. Heinz gained valuable experience practicing general dentistry for a year in the metro-Detroit area. Graduating in the top of his class, Dr. Heinz decided to further his education and attended Indiana University, where he earned his specialty training as an orthodontist. Dr. Heinz and his fiancé Katie live locally with their dogs Quad and Trigger. When Dr. Heinz isn’t creating amazing smiles, he can be found tinkering in his garage, hunting, fishing, skiing and enjoying the great outdoors as much as possible. Right when you didn’t think he could be more kind; Dr. Heinz also volunteers his time as a ski instructor at the Mt. Brighton Adaptive Sports Program.

Dr. Larry Spillane (Founder Emeritus)

DR. LARRY SPILLANE grew up in Livonia, MI and attended Detroit Catholic Central High School. After high school, Dr. Spillane attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and received his undergraduate (BA-Pyschology) and Dental School (D.D.S.) degrees. He went on to complete a three-year residency program to earn his Master’s degree also from the University of Michigan. Obviously, after 11 years, Dr. Spillane is a big UM fan. Go Blue!

Dr Spillane opened his first orthodontic practice in Novi(1991). In 2002, Dr. Jamie Reynolds joined the practice and together they expanded to 4 offices and 50+ Team members. Throughout 30+ years, Dr. Spillane has helped create a legacy of world-class orthodontic care, education of orthodontists and philanthropy to help our community.

Dr. Spillane retired in 2020. He would like to thank all his patients, families and team members for their trust and confidence in allowing him the opportunity to help create thousands of Amazing Smiles over the years.

In retirement, Dr. Spillane will enjoy more free time with his wife, Stephanie, as well as golf, pickleball and boating in Northern Michigan and Florida.

Welcome to Our Office

The Spillane & Reynolds story began in 1991, when Dr. Spillane opened the first Spillane Orthodontics location in Novi, Michigan. Due to the rapid growth of this office, Dr. Spillane found a trusted partner in Dr. Jamie Reynolds. Here, the dream team of Spillane & Reynolds Orthodontics began.

Spillane & Reynolds Orthodontics has since opened convenient locations, including Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield, and Troy, MI. With the expansion of additional locations, the family of Spillane & Reynolds Doctors and team also grew. Our board-certified doctors take pride in being leaders in the profession, participating in leading-edge clinical trials, and lecturing internationally on the latest clinical and efficiency technology in the profession.

Since our practice opened 30 years ago, our primary core value remains the same: to Deliver Amazing with all that we do. From your world-class orthodontic treatment, to the fun energy you feel when you’re at one of our offices, we sincerely hope to make you smile.

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Community Involvement

It has always been our goal to be the most philanthropic orthodontic practice in the Midwest. We partner with non-profit Smiles Change Lives, providing orthodontic scholarships to families in need-treating more charitable orthodontic cases than anyone in Michigan. We proudly celebrate a Season of Giving each year, partnering with local chapters of five different non-profits annually.
To date, over $1.5 Million given back to our community in donations and smile scholarships for families in need.

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