Your Dental Dream Team
Caryn Willems, DDS
Meet Dr. Caryn Willems! Dr. Caryn is from Green Bay, Wisconsin, but has spent the majority of her adult life living in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Spanish from Creighton University- Go Jays! She stayed close to home, and continued her education at Creighton University School of Dentistry. She was the student coordinator for Creighton Dental’s One World Clinic, a low income, after-hours dental clinic. In addition she was a peer tutor, a student ambassador and was awarded the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award upon graduation. Dr. Caryn is always eager to attend courses in different areas of dentistry to extend her knowledge and continue to provide quality compassionate care to all of her patients. In her free time Dr. Caryn and her husband Joe, enjoy attending sporting events (Go Pack Go), hiking outside and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Bazzi was destined to be a dentist. From an early age he liked working with his hands, taking toys apart and reassembling them into new designs. He also had an interest in science and the desire to be creative. These qualities, combined with his care and compassion for his patients, make Dr. Bazzi the outstanding surgeon and dental practitioner that he is today. Dr. Bazzi earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1997 and was in the top third of his class.He has completed extensive post-doctoral training in implants, oral surgical procedures, cosmetic dentistry, and IV sedation. Dr. Bazzi is a diplomate and member of several prominent dental organizations and is the author of the book Saving Smiles Changing Lives. Most importantly, he is the proud husband of Dr. Rima Bazzi and father of their children.
Bradley Merritt, DDS
Dr. Bradley Merritt is a recent graduate of Detroit Mercy and performed his undergraduate studies at Kalamazoo College. He is originally from Bloomfield Hills and now lives in downtown Detroit. He is a big sports fan, especially MSU-Go Green! He likes to spend his downtime golfing and spending time with his friends and family. He is excited to be joining our family and we are excited to have him here as well.
Leah is our office manager and the "heart" of our operation. She has a wealth of experience being in the dental field for over 30 years. She has five beautiful children and two adorable grandchildren. Our patients love Leah for her warm and inviting personality and contagious smile.
Deann has been a Hygienist for over 20 years. She has a wealth of knowledge and professionalism, along with true patient compassion for what she does. Deann graduated from University of Detroit Mercy with a Bachelors Degree in Science. In her spare time she leaves to donate her time at animal shelters and rescues, as well as bowling, playing volleyball and bike riding! Come on in so she can help you bring out YOUR BEST smile!
Ella is an all-star dental assistant and has been assisting for over 20 years! She provides top notch care and will make sure you have a wonderful experience. You'll have all your questions thoroughly answered and will leave with a smile!
Gail is a true sweetheart and a phenomenal dental assistant. Not only does she help calm any nerves you may have, but she also makes sure you have a great experience in our office. She has 40+ years of experience and it shows through her chair side manner and advanced dental assisting skills. She just loves dentistry!
Our Dental Philosophy
You are our number one motivation for coming to work each day. We love having the opportunity to build lifelong relationships with our patients, and everything we do is aimed at improving those relationships. We hope to see you again and again.
Our dental team is expertly trained in all aspects of dental care and the majority of us have more than 20 years of experience! We are committed to continuing education and training, and we are always seeking to improve our care for you! You’ll quickly see that you can trust us to deliver high-quality services at every visit.
Total Health Approach
Did you know that your oral health has a direct impact on your overall health? Good health starts with a healthy smile. To help you achieve both, we focus on the big picture, providing thorough exams, quality treatments, routine blood pressure checks, and preventive care that will help you achieve both lasting oral health and total-body wellness.
You won’t find another practice around that cares more about you as an individual than us! We are often told that we are like family to our patients because we care that much! We take the time to listen and get to know you personally. We truly have your best interests at heart.
Our patients often comment on how friendly we are! We greet with a smile and make an effort to be a friend to every patient. Didn’t think you could have fun at the dentist? Our fun and outgoing personalities will change your mind. You just might find yourself looking forward to your next visit!
Your comfort during your dental experience is our top priority. We serve our patients in a gentle and compassionate manner and are always asking what we can do to help you feel more comfortable. We are dedicated to helping you have the most relaxed and enjoyable dental experience possible.
If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!