Meet The Doctor

Dr. David Boone, DDS

Dr. David Boone, DDS

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Grand Rapids dentist David A. Boone DDS graduated with honors from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1999 — and has been helping the people of West Michigan smile brighter ever since.

After practicing family dentistry for nearly four years in Spring Lake, Michigan, Dr. Boone went on to pursue his desire to open his own family and cosmetic practice in his hometown of Grand Rapids. Dr. Boone remains committed to providing his patients with the utmost in dental care, from patient comforts to state-of-the-art technology. Your smile is his top priority!

Dr. Boone keeps abreast of current dental knowledge by maintaining memberships with the American Dental Association (ADA), the Michigan Dental Association (MDA) and the West Michigan Dental (WMDDA) and attending regular continuing education courses. Dr. Boone and his wife Stefanie have six children and enjoy traveling with family and spending time attending their children’s wrestling, football and soccer events.


Smiles By Design is a Grand Rapids based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment.


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Boone and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 616-988-3471 and experience why our patients think Smiles By Design is the best dentist in Grand Rapids.



Meet The Team


Stefanie Boone

Stefanie Boone

Executive Assistant
Stefanie is the Executive Assistant at Smiles by Design, and Dr. Boone’s wife. She is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, with a degree in Elementary Education and Middle School Science.

For the past twelve years, she has worked side-by-side with Dr. Boone, managing such areas as practice marketing, human resources, accounts payable, and practice consulting. While you won’t see her face much around the office, she is always busy working to make your overall experience as a patient at Smiles by Design the best it can be! In her spare time, Stefanie loves to attend various sporting events and travel with her family.



Phyllis Schneider

Phyllis Schneider

Certified Dental Assistant
Phyllis is a Certified Dental Assistant at Smiles by Design. While her job is to see that Dr. Boone has the necessary tools to do the task at hand, her top priority is seeing that the patient feels warm and comfortable throughout their time in the dental chair.

She is dedicated to her profession and strives to continually better her knowledge of all dental aspects. Phyllis resides in Sparta and loves to stay active with her family.



Krista Hughes

Krista Hughes

Dental Assistant
Krista graduated from Delta College’s Dental Assistant Program in 2007, where she received an associate degree in applied sciences.

With her years of experience in dental assisting, her comprehensive expertise allows her to complete patient care with the greatest success. She loves working closely with patients; keeping up with their lives and giving them a positive experience. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, reading and playing sports. She tries to spend as much time with her family and friends as possible.



Brittany Terlesky

Brittany Terlesky

Registered Dental Hygienist
Brittany is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Smiles by Design. She strives to make her patients' visits as welcoming and comfortable as possible. Her goal is to help her patients maintain their oral health through regular cleanings as well as education. She takes pride in her continuing hygiene education, and looks forward to passing that knowledge along to her patients. Brittany loves meeting new people and finds joy in putting names with smiling faces as they walk through her door. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outside in the warmer weather especially with her dog, Bailey. In the summer, you can find her soaking up some of the sun rays with a book in her hand.