Ray N. McKinley, DDS
Dr. Ray McKinley graduated from University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1974. He has provided state-of-the-art dental care in Macomb County for over 40 years. Dr. McKinley’s daughter Brittany joined the practice in the summer of 2011, upon her completion of her dental degree from The University of Detroit, School of Dentistry.
Dr. McKinley remains on the cutting edge of technology, striving to provide the highest quality of dental care available today. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Macomb County Dental Society. He has also served as member of the Michigan Dental Association Peer Review Committee.
This year, Dr. McKinley continued his 12 year tradition of teaching a class to a group of wonderful juniors and seniors at Lutheran High North called Business Character Values. Several of his staff members join him in teaching this class by mentoring a student.
Born in Detroit, Ray is one of 12 children born to Dr. Otis and Phyllis McKinley, of Fraser. Ray, along with all of his brothers, followed in the footsteps of his father and became a dentist. Dr. McKinley’s daughter, Brittany, is in her last year of dental school at The University of Detroit Mercy and will continue the family tradition into the 3rd generation!
The McKinley Family has provided dental care in Macomb County and throughout the State of Michigan for over 65 years.
Ray is part of a family with a history of hard work, including building McKinley Airport in Fraser, learning to fly solo by age 16, the development of Pine Valley Golf Course in Romeo, past president of the Romeo Chamber of Commerce, former president of the Romeo Kiwanis Club, a delegate to Washington DC’s Conference for Small Business, and building numerous dental offices throughout Michigan.
Ray continues to stay involved in growing and developing his community. Ray and his wife Lynn have six children, and five grandchildren.
Brittany McKinley-Holloway, DDS
Dr. Brittany McKinley-Holloway provides cosmetic and family dentistry in the Shelby Township. She is the third generation of the McKinley Family to provide complete quality family dental care in Macomb County! As a compassionate female dentist, Dr. McKinley-Holloway works evening and Saturday office hours by appointment.
Upon graduation, Dr. Holloway received the American Association of Endodontics Award. This award is presented to the graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding interest and exceptional ability in the field of endodontics. She also received the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award. This award is presented to the graduating senior student who demonstrated the greatest clinical proficiency and interest in esthetic dentistry.
Dr. Holloway graduated from Lutheran High North, Macomb, MI, in 1996. She received scholarships in art, soccer and basketball at Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI. She graduated from Concordia University in 2001 with her degree in graphic arts. After working for a couple of years as a graphic artist, Brittany came to her dad and told him that she would like to be a dentist.
This required returning to school to complete her undergraduate requirements. Brittany spent the next three years immersed in study. All while working full time in the dental office as an assistant with her dad. After completing the necessary courses, she applied to dental school.
During her undergraduate studies, Brittany met her husband to be, Chris. As Brittany went through undergraduate studies and prepared for dental school, Chris was by her side. He was always patient and understanding, especially during the times when he had a special event or Wings tickets and she could not join him because she had to study.
Finally, Brittany received the news that she had been accepted into the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Class of 2011. Soon after the big acceptance news, Chris proposed to Brittany while ice skating at Campus Martius in Detroit. They were married on August 16, 2008. Chris continued to support her journey.
Through hard work, determination, love, and support of family and friends, Brittany graduated from dental school in May of 2011.
Dr. Holloway currently resides in Washington Township with her husband, Chris and two children. She is looking forward to working side by side with her dad and continuing the family tradition by providing dental care to the community.