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 Family Dentistry in
Sterling Heights, MI 

With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved Dr VanEaton. To say our hearts are shattered is an understatement. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. As we navigate through this difficult time Dr. Michelle and Dr. Tim will be here to take care of your dental needs. Please contact us with any questions. 


Closing of Our Office

Serving the Greater Detroit area since 1970, Family Dentistry has provided decades of quality dental care to patients throughout Troy, Shelby Township, Detroit, Clinton Township and other cities throughout Macomb County.  
Our team provides a variety of general, cosmetic, and restorative dental procedures, some of which include general exams and cleanings, teeth whitening, dental implants, orthodontics, dental crowns and bridges, root canal therapy, and much more. With 4 doctors on staff, our team covers a range of specialties to provide patients with a comprehensive approach to dental care.  

A Sterling Heights Dental Team You Can Trust

At our Sterling Heights dental office, we treat patients like family. Many of our team members have been with us for over 30 years and have served multiple generations of patients; we also have two generations on staff, working as a family is very important to us to help your family obtain overall greater oral health.

Our team of dentists includes Dr. Jim Van Eaton, Dr. Bruce A. Gallant, Dr. Michelle Howarah, and Dr. Tim Ponkowski.
Together, our varied specialties include:

Our team will help you to make an informed decision regarding your care, and we will never force you down a treatment path with which you are not comfortable. We believe your treatment should reflect your needs, goals, and budget.

We offer convenient appointment times, including weekday evenings and weekend appointments, to meet the needs of your busy schedule. We also offer convenient payment options, accepting most insurance plans, major credit cards, and Care Credit. With two full-time team members dedicated to dental insurance, we’re happy to answer any questions you may have regarding coverage. All new patient appointments include a complimentary consultation.

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Family Dentistry is located near the corner of Dodge Park Rd. and 15 Mile Rd. Our dental team is here to help you and your family obtain better oral health in a family-focused environment. Whether you’re looking to switch providers, or have been coming to us for years, our team is excited to welcome you to Family Dentistry in Sterling Heights, MI.

CALL US: 586-939-3333 

The doctors at Family Dentistry are members of: The American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Periodontal Association, Institute of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Orthodontic Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Periodontology, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, TMJ Orthopedics, and the American Academy of Head, Neck, and Facial Pain.

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