Michigan Board of Dentistry

The Michigan Board of Dentistry was originally formed with the enactment of Public Act 122 of 1919 and regulated the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene and authorizing dental assistants.
In 1978, this authority was transferred to the Public Health Code, Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended, and included certification of specialists in the fields of orthodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and oral pathology.
 
The Michigan Board of Dentistry consists of 19 voting members: 8 dentists, 2 dental specialists, 4 hygienists, 2 registered dental assistants, and 3 public members. The appointments of this board are subject to the advise and consent of the Senate.
 
 

Statute

 

Contact Information

LARA – Bureau of Professional Licensing
Phone:  (517) 373-8068
FAX:  (517) 241-2389
Web:  www.michigan.gov/bpl
Email:  BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov


Members

 

Mark Johnston, Lansing
Represents Dentists
Term expires 6/30/21
 
Patricia Roels, Caledonia
Represents Dentists
Term expires 6/30/21
 
Kathleen Inman, Croswell
Represents Dental Hygienists
Term expires 6/30/21
 
Joshua Goodrich, Constantine
Represents the general public
Term expires 6/30/21
 
Lori Barnhart, Lennon
Represents Dental Assistants
Term expires 6/30/22
 
Irene Tseng, Livonia
Represents Dentists
Term expires 6/30/22
 
Grace Curcuru, New Baltimore
Represents Dentists with health profession specialty certification and who is a dental school faculty member
Term expires 6/30/22
 
Martha Morgan, Royal Oak
Represents Dental Hygienists
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Hassan Yehia, Dearborn
Represents Dentists with health profession specialty certification
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Deborah Brown, Grand Rapids
Represents Dentists 
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Kathleen Weber, Ann Arbor
Represents Dental Assistants
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Kristi Thomas, Lathrup Village
Represents Dentists
Term expires 6/30/23
 

Fonda Brewer, Lansing
Represents the general public

Term expires 6/30/23

 

Edward Sarkisian, Northville
Term expires 6/30/24

Represents Dentists

 
Cynthia McCants, Lansing
Represents the general public
Term expires 6/30/24
 
Janet Kinney, Ypsilanti
Represents Dental Hygienists
Term expires 6/30/24
 
Mamnoon Siddiqui, Northville
Represents Dentists with health profession specialty certification
Term expires 6/30/24
 
Vaijanthi Oza, West Bloomfield 
Represents Dentists
Term expires 6/30/24
 
Cheryl Bentley, Grand Rapids
Represents Dental Hygienists
Term expires 6/30/24