As a trusted dentist in Dowagiac, MI with an established reputation for exemplary service, our top priorities are the care and comfort of our patients and the provision of successful treatment outcomes. Skilled and experienced in all facets of care, we are well equipped to address the dental needs of patients of all ages. Known for providing compassionate and precise care, you can rest assured that we can help you and every member of your family maintain optimal oral health.
At Dowagiac Family Dentistry, our dedicated professional team offers an extensive range of services from preventive care and the most advanced cosmetic and restorative services to the highest quality of prosthodontic solutions for the replacement of missing teeth and much more. Moreover, our friendly and compassionate staff is dedicated to making every visit to our office a positive and stress-free experience.
Our state-of-the-art office is designed with your comfort in mind, and we enjoy getting to know each patient and providing the personalized attention that you and your loved ones deserve. With Dowagiac Family Dentistry, it’s simple and convenient to keep your family’s smiles healthy and beautiful. To learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment, call our office today.
Among the many significant advances in modern dentistry has been the development of dental laser technology. Today, dental lasers are being increasingly used to treat tooth decay, periodontal disease, perform biopsies or for the removal of oral lesions, to cure restorative (filling) materials, and more.
Teeth that have been stained or darkened by food, tobacco use, age, medications or injury can be lightened and brightened by means of a non-invasive process known as teeth whitening.
Losing a tooth due to injury, dental decay, or gum disease can happen. However, in order to avoid causing problems for the adjacent teeth and your overall dental health, it is important to replace the tooth that has been lost. This can be done a number of ways including fixed bridges, removable partial or full dentures as well as a more recent procedure known as dental implants.
Invisalign® is a form of orthodontic treatment that works to correct many different types of malocclusions through the use of a series of clear plastic trays called aligners. In many cases it provides an excellent treatment alternative to traditional orthodontic braces and metal wires.
As the most requested dental veneer system in the world, Lumineers® by Cerinate can quickly and comfortably transform an imperfect smile into one that dazzles. Ultra-thin porcelain facings that are placed over your existing teeth, Lumineers are a painless, permanent cosmetic solution for stained, chipped, discolored or misaligned teeth.
Dr. Gillesby grew up in the Dowagiac area (Keeler Lake) and graduated from Dowagiac Union High School in 1992. After earning a degree in Biology from Hope College in 1996 he attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He graduated with his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2000 as part of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Kowalski grew up in Brighton, Michigan and graduated from Brighton High School in 2003. He then joined the Spartan ranks at Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology. Following graduation, he began his training as a dentist at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, much to the surprise of his MSU compatriotes. After earning his D.D.S. he joined the team at Dowagiac Family Dentistry, where he continues to expand his repertoire of dental techniques and services.
Dr. Virgil grew up in St. Joseph, MI and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 2011. From there she moved to Ann Arbor, MI to spend 8 years at the University of Michigan where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Movement Science in 2015 and Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2019. Dr. Virgil loved her time in Ann Arbor, but is so excited to come back to the West side Best side and join the Dowagiac Family Dentistry team!