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2012 Mom Approved Docs

Discover the best family health-care providers in southeast Michigan – in Metro Parent readers’ own words.

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David Banda, D.D.S.

Cranbrook Dental Care
33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway, Suite 140, Bloomfield Hills
"He treats my family like it is his family. He is a great person and a great dentist." – Cyndy, Eastpointe

Kimberly Branham, D.D.S.

Branham Dental Arts
28807 W. Eight Mile Road, Suite 101, Livonia
"Dr. Branham is kind, caring and friendly. My whole family loves her." – Valerie, Livonia

Michelle C. Dziurgot, D.D.S.

MCDental Care, PLLC
50202 Schoenherr Road, Shelby Township
"Dr. Dziurgot is very good with little kids. She saw my boy beginning at age 1, and so far no cavities!" – Dan, Washington Township

Jason Golnick, D.D.S.

Golnick Pediatric Dental Association
2300 Haggerty Road, Suite 1180, West Bloomfield
"Very friendly, understanding and compassionate. Awesome hygienists and a clean office, to boot!" – Tamar, Wixom

Robert Goodman, D.D.S.

42430 W. 12 Mile Road, Novi
"He is very personable and great with kids and adults!" – Angela, Canton

Sindy Goodman, D.D.S.

Great Expressions
543 N. Main St., Rochester Hills
"Dr. Goodman is very knowledgeable in her profession and is extremely caring to her patients. She was able to work with me on finances, and because of her I will have a straight smile." – Nick, Clinton Township

Dawn Y. Harvey, D.D.S.

19251 Mack Ave., Suite 220, Grosse Pointe Woods
"The office is so kid-friendly. She sings songs to soothe them and has patience (that is) out of this world." – Iisha, Chesterfield

Noel W. Jackson, D.D.S.

Jackson DDS Dental Design Studio
254 West Road, Trenton
"Dr. Jackson is kind and caring and helps young children learn that dentistry is not frightening. He offers parties and prizes, and kids have no idea they are learning about dental health. He is a great dentist for the whole family, and the office is beautiful. The staff is very caring!" – Debra, Trenton

Thomas D. Jusino, D.D.S., M.S.

27600 Middlebelt Road, Farmington Hills
"Dr. Jusino is the best orthodontist ever. He has been practicing for 29 years and has done treatment on both my sons and myself." – Caran, Farmington Hills

G. Michael Kabot, D.D.S., M.S.

G. Michael Kabot DDS, MS
655 W. 14 Mile Road, Suite 200, Clawson
"Always makes you feel like you are the most important patient! Not a long wait time. If something breaks on braces, he gets you right in. Very friendly – as well as his staff! I have all four of my kids with him, and I LOVE that he knows and remembers details about the kids – and he has a VERY busy practice!" – Stacy, Troy

Demi C. Kazanis, D.D.S.

Demi C. Kazanis, DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
4251 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak
"Dr. Demi, as she is known to my two boys, is the sweetest dentist we have ever met. Her entire staff takes the time to explain in gentle language everything that they are doing. She makes it an enjoyable experience – not only for my children, but for myself and husband, as well. We are so happy to have found a true 'family' dentist. We love her!" – Angela, Rochester

Jack Lee, D.M.D.

Lee Family Dental
10551 Allen Road, Suite 105, Allen Park
"Dr. Jack is the most gentle dentist we have ever seen. He and his wonderful staff are incredibly patient with kids – and COWARDS! We have never had to wait long and have always been seen within five minutes of our appointment time. We cannot say enough about how much we LOVE this office." – Tracy, Taylor

David Mandy, D.O.

46600 Romeo Plank Road, Suite 4, Macomb
"This doctor is amazing! I love him, as do my children. He went so far as to send me a bereavement card when my own mother recently passed away. Dr. Mandy is a legend!" – Kelly, New Haven

Thane L. Ostroth, D.D.S.

Thane Ostroth, DDS
3310 Crooks Road, Royal Oak
"Dr. Ostroth and his staff are very caring with all of their patients – especially the small ones! The children get extra special attention, and even the very anxious children do extremely well with Dr. Ostroth and his team." – Sara, Royal Oak

David Studt, D.D.S.

Stannard & Studt & Wolf Dentistry
4170 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford
"Dr. Studt, along with Dr. Stannard and the entire staff, makes the entire family smile – and not only because they are a dental office. Dr. Studt and staff are truly a family and make each and every person that walks into the office feel like they are a part of that. You are always greeted by your name and asked how you are doing. They are always smiling and upbeat. Most kids and adults do not like going to the dentist, but my kids actually want to visit the dentist office. We (were) very fortunate to find such a great office with people that enjoy what they do. My boys asked me to write the following: 'Dr. Studt is funny and has good jokes and Lady D gives good hugs. We like them all – and the cool toothbrushes that they give us. '" – Debra, Commerce

Manolis Thanasas, D.D.S.

Thanasas Family Dental Care
4780 Rochester Road, Troy
"We have been patients of Dr. Thanasas for two years. He has provided us with the highest level of care and knowledge. I would definitely refer family and friends to his practice." – Rick, Macomb

David A. Towne D.D.S.

Advanced Family Dentistry
44644 Ann Arbor Road, Suite F, Plymouth
"My family loves Dr. Towne. He always gets us in when we have an emergency. He loves kids and does some orthodontics. He is able to accomodate all of our dental needs – ie. root canals, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, sleep apnea appliances, etc. He and his staff are warm, friendly and make us feel like family!" – Angela, Canton


Christopher Remishofsky, M.D.

Georgetown Dermatologists, PC
39242 Dequindre Road, Suite 105, Sterling Heights
"Dr. Christopher, as my two daughters call him, is both professional and friendly. My twin daughters are 3 years old, and sometimes, doctors can be scary for them. But with Dr. Christopher, they always enjoy going to his office. So much so that recently, they had another doctor appointment scheduled and my one daughter asked if we could go see Dr. Christopher, instead. We never feel rushed during our appointments, and he always talks directly to my girls and spends time getting to know them – while still providing the best quality care and answering all of my questions. We feel very fortunate to have Dr. Christopher looking after our daughters' needs." – Wendy, Sterling Heights

Wendy Sadoff, M.D.

Sadoff Dermatology
31360 Northwestern Highway, Farmington Hills
"My teens see Dr. Sadoff for their acne, and not only have they developed a clear complexion, but they also feel better about themselves in general. She is kind and compassionate and takes a personal interest in their lives." – Cheryl, Oak Park

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