Dr. Rick DeRoven and his staff maintain current state liscensing requirements and pursue continuing education to stay informed of the current trends in dentistry.

Rick J. DeRoven, D.D.S.
1Dr.Rick DeRoven is an honors graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan Dental School. Practicing in the Walled Lake area since 1978, Dr. DeRoven continues to attend seminars and obtain continuing education credentials. "Making my patients feel confident that they will be comfortable and receive the current standard of care is my first priority. I attempt to provide the best treatment for each of my patient's needs and budget," says Dr. DeRoven. "I enjoy working with both children and adults, and am proud to say that I can help even the most apprehensive patient finish their appointment feeling relaxed." Dr. DeRoven is also a member of the medical staff at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac and has taught newly graduated dentists in the General Practice Residency Program for the past 7 years. Dr. DeRoven is also on the Advisory Board of the Ross Medical Education Center in Brighton.

2Jessica is our front desk administrator.  She has extensive experience and training in all aspects of both clinical dentistry and the administration of both large and small dental practices.  She is extremely efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable, and is eager to assist all of our patients with scheduling, insurance, and financial arrangements.



Daniela is the newest addition to our staff. She is Dr. DeRoven's primary chairside dental assistant.  She is a recent graduate of the Ross Medical Education Center in Brighton.  She is extremely well trained, has an outstanding, friendly personality, and loves to help care for our patients.  


5Beth is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a 1977 graduate of the Ferris State University Dental Hygiene Program, where she also taught. She has 39 years of experience, including advanced education in the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease. At the beginning of her career, Beth lived and worked in Germany for 8 years before returning home.  Beth speaks fluent German  

6Rachel is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a 1983 graduate of the Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has 33 years of experience and also speaks fluent Spanish. Rachel's patients love her for her warm, friendly personality and gentle touch.



Deanna is a Registered Dental Hygienist.  She is a 1990 graduate of The Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Program and has been practicing for 26 years  She is extremely knowledgeable in the diagnosis and treatment of gum disease.  Deanna has a great personality, a very gentle touch, and like all of our hygienists loves to see children of all ages.






To ensure our patients a comfortable and thorough visit, all of our Dental Hygienists are fully trained in the most up to date procedures and instrumentation and they attend continuing education seminars.