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Meet the Doctors at Family Dentistry in Sterling Heights, MI
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Dr. Russel J. Horton

Dr. Russell J. Horton started our practice in 1970. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit, Class of 1965. Russ served as a dentist in the Army from 1965 to 1969. He has dedicated his career to building a practice that is family orientated, (hence the name!) He has been married to his wife Rhoda for over 40 years, has 3 daughters and 9 grandchildren.


Dr. Bruce A. Gallant

Dr. Bruce A. Gallant joined the practice in 1972. He is also a graduate of the University of Detroit, Class of 1970. He served in the United States Air force from 1970-72. Dr. Gallant is a member of the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Orthodontic Society and also a member of the American Academy of Head, Neck, Facial Pain, and TMJ Orthopedics. He travels across the nation with the United States Dental Institute teaching orthodontics (


Dr. Al Majauskas

Dr. Al Majauskas joined the practice in 1979. Graduating from the University of Michigan in 1978, Dr. Al enjoys all types of general dentistry with a concentration in cosmetic bonding and restorative dentistry.



Dr. Jim Van Eaton

Dr Jim Van Eaton joined the practice in 1991. He graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1986. He is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He enjoys all facets of dentistry with a concentration in implant dentistry and smile makeovers. He has been married to Barb for over 20 years and has 1 son, Adam.



Dr. Jacob Witer

Dr. Jacob Witer joined our practice in 2012. He attended Michigan State University where he earned an undergraduate degree in Human Biology in 2005. He later went on to graduate from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio in 2010. Dr. Witer enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. He enjoys being active in his profession and personal life. He also enjoys watching college football during the fall.


Dr. Mark Isler

Dr. Mark S. Isler graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy's six year Inteflex program in 2005, where he received his Bachelor's of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. After graduation, he practiced general dentistry in Dearborn for one year before returning back to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry to complete a three-year Graduate Periodontal Residency program. He received his Master of Science and Certificate in Periodontics in 2009 and is currently board certified in the State of Michigan. In addition, Dr. Isler was published in the Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry peer-reviewed journal for his clinical work during his residency and successfully completed training in advanced anesthesia and conscious sedation. Overall, Dr. Isler believes that educating his patients regarding their condition enables them to make informed and confident decisions. He strives to practice under the philosophy that the patient's wants and needs are essential to providing the best treatment plan while in a comfortable and relaxed environment. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Michigan Periodontal Association, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He is married to Dr. Karen Isler.