Brian P. Davidson DMD LVIF
General Dentistry and Cosmetics
Full Mouth Reconstructive Dentistry
Treatment for Sleep Apnea and Snoring
Treatment for TMJ, headaches, and Facial Pain
Dr. Davidson is the primary care doctor at Professional Dental of Clarkston. You will see him for the vast majority of your general dentistry needs. He is a Michigan native and has dedicated the past 16 years of his life to education and absolute excellence in dentistry. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2003 and attended Michigan State University prior to dental school. Since obtaining his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, Dr. Davidson has committed himself to becoming a lifelong learner in health care. He has traveled throughout the United States attending extensive educational training programs. Over this period of time, he has been taught by some of the country's most well known and respected dentists.
In November 2014, Dr. Davidson achieved the elite "fellowship" distinction at the world renowned Las Vegas Institute (LVI). In doing so, he became one of less than ten dentists in the state of Michigan to be awarded this unique distinction. In March 2015, Dr. Davidson completed the comprehensive dental sleep medicine program at LVI. The Las Vegas Institute is the leading international institution dedicated to the progress of the dental profession. LVI integrates comprehensive diagnosis, contemporary techniques, and cutting edge technology. It is through this intense curriculum at LVI that Dr. Davidson has truly helped change the lives of his patients. This is accomplished through a true physiologic "whole body" approach to your dental care. Dr. Davidson remains committed to looking "beyond just your teeth" in order for his patients to achieve optimal health care and wellness.
Dr Davidson's forte has always been comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry. He remains committed to the latest trends, clinical techniques, and dental products available. Advanced post graduate training however has allowed Dr. Davidson the privilege to help many patients that have suffered a lifetime of many chronic painful conditions. These common conditions include: teeth clenching / grinding, TMJ disorder, chronic headaches, migraines, cervical neck and shoulder pain, poor head and neck posture, worn down teeth, and /or a "bad bite". Dr. Davidson also focuses on airway obstruction disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and other sleep disorder breathing conditions.
Dr. Davidson is a member of the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics, the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and welcomes the opportunity to provide his patients with unparallelled diagnosis and treatment which incorporates a scientific literature reviewed approach. Every one of Dr. Davidson's patients are always treated as if they were family. He treats every patient's mouth and body with the same recommendations, gentle care, and attention to detail as if it were his own. Whether you are in need of a comprehensive examination, basic restorative dentistry, complex full mouth reconstructive dentistry, or have a chronic / painful head and neck condition, you can always expect the very best from Dr Davidson.
Amy A. Davidson DMD
Braces for Children, Teens and Adults
Invisalign Treatment for Teens and Adults
Orthodontic Treatment for TMJ Dysfunction
Early Treatment for Growth and Facial Development
Dr. Amy Davidson provides all of the orthodontic services at Professional Dental of Clarkston. She is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. She continued her education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2002. After dental school, she moved to Michigan and completed a 2 year intensive orthodontic training program with Progressive Orthodontics. This program has a proven 25 year history of successfully training general dentists all over the world.
Currently, Dr. Amy continues to advance her orthodontic knowledge and skills through several leading educational organizations including, Las Vegas Institute (in the area of Neuromuscular Orthodontics) and Straight Wire Orthodontic Studies Incorporated. These training philosophies focuses on the in depth diagnosis of dental and skeletal malocclusions ("bad bites"). They also take into consideration achieving proper muscle balance with the TMJ joints and recognizing airway obstruction in patients of any age. Dr. Amy Davidson believes in the value of early orthodontic intervention as it relates to facial development in young children. However, she evaluates each patient individually and understands that not all cases require early treatment. She has also been trained in treating patients with TMD pain and those with severe bite problems that require surgery. The most important aspect of orthodontic care that Dr. Amy Davidson values is taking the time to see every one of her patients at each individual visit.
Dr Amy is a also a certified "Preferred Provider" in Invisalign. Invisalign is an alternative to straightening your teeth with clear or invisible set of trays (aligners) that are custom designed to move teeth into their desired position. Dr. Davidson is also a member of the International Association for Orthodontics. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and enjoys reading, golfing, and working out.
MEET OUR BUSINESS TEAM
Linsey – Patient Coordinator
Linsey has been a valuable part of Professional Dental of Clarkston since 2010. She has worked in the medical and dental field for the past 11 years. Linsey has experience in treatment planning, insurance coordination, and patient scheduling. She also holds a certificate in dental assisting and is CPR certified. She is dedicated to making sure that our patients fully understand their dental insurance benefits. She excels in reviewing our patient's financial options and insurance utilization in order to make their dental care affordable. She also works with our referring offices to help our patients with their scheduling needs. She is often our practice liaison to other medical professionals when consultations are necessary prior to receiving dental treatment. Linsey thrives on our team camaraderie and takes great pride in working in a state-of-the art dental practice.
Linsey believes that Professional Dental of Clarkston has the unique privilege to be providing the highest level of care in our community. Her favorite aspect of her job is to see the post operative transformations made in our patient's smiles and know that we had a part in changing someone's life!
Amanda – Patient Coordinator
began her dental journey right out of high school. She quickly learned
the importance of service and patient education. She enjoys helping
patients understand their dental health by taking the time to answer
their questions and ease any fears. Amanda values continuing
education and how the latest advancements can help ease patients that may be in
pain and improve their overall experience at our office. She takes great
pleasure in interacting with patients and building strong relationships. Amanda took a short break from the dental field after she graduated from Central Michigan University in 2012. She worked in the public relations field where she fine tuned her customer service skills and expanded her love for working with the community. In 2013 she returned to her true calling in the dental field and is excited to be part of our team! In her free time she loves sewing, volunteering and spending time with her husband.
Whitney - Patient Coordinator
Whitney joined our business team at Professional Dental of Clarkston in February 2016. She Grew up in Grand Rapids, MI and attended Michigan State University. She has been working in the Dental field since January 2015. Even though she is newer to the dental field, she feels this is right where she wants to be. She loves working in a positive and motivated office. Her favorite part about working at Professional Dental of Clarkston is learning about the advanced training our doctors have at Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and how that training has helped patients who have suffered with pain, sleep apnea, TMJ, etc. Seeing a patient who had previously lived with chronic pain and is now pain free is the most rewarding for her. Whitney is excited to expand her knowledge and delve into the vast world of dental technology. In her free time, she loves traveling, spending time with family and friends, and staying active outdoors.
MEET OUR DENTAL HYGIENISTS
Lori – Dental Hygienist
Lori has been working full time as a Registered Dental Hygienist with Professional Dental of Clarkston since 2009. She began her dental career 20 years ago as a dental assistant and quickly learned the fulfillment the dental profession offers in helping others. Lori received her Dental Hygiene license after graduating from Oakland Community College in 2003. Since then, she has spent considerable time continuing her dental education and learning how she can most effectively treat her patient's individual dental needs. In her free time, she enjoys boating on our beautiful Michigan lakes, bicycling, gardening and cooking for her family. Lori truly loves what she does each day and it is evident when she treats her patients.
Jessica – Dental Hygienist
Jessica is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined Professional Dental of Clarkston in 2013. She attended Baker College of Auburn Hills where she received her associates of Applied Science, majoring in dental hygiene. Jessica has strong passion in helping patients improve their overall health and well being. She displays a great deal of enthusiasm for dental hygiene and her patients. She is dedicated to providing a great experience for her patients at each visit. She is passionate about dental hygiene, patient education, and communication. In her fee time, she enjoys kayaking and spending time with her daughter, family, and friends.
Melinda - Dental Hygienist
Melinda happily joined our team in April 2016. She found her passion for dental hygiene when she was in High School and her instructor / mentor for her dental assisting course encouraged her to continue her dental education. She worked as a dental assistant for 3 years before pursuing her degree to become a Registered Dental Hygienist. Melinda graduated from Ferris State University in 2013 with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Melinda feels it is very gratifying to work as a hygienist and is excited to provide care for her patients in a caring atmosphere where their comfort and well-being is the main concern. In her spare time Melinda enjoys scrap booking, crafting, reading, and spending time with her husband Jarod and their German Shepherd, Kayla.
MEET OUR DENTAL ASSISTANTS
Laura – Dental and Orthodontic Assistant
Laura has been a part of Professional Dental of Clarkston since 2010. She is our primary orthodontics assistant for Dr. Amy Davidson. After graduating with honors from Berkley high school in 2004, she soon learned that wanted to be in the dental field. She furthered her education by completing a dental training program and for the past 7 years has done everything from general dentistry, denture repairs, oral surgery, orthodontics, and Neuromuscular Dentistry. Recently, she has completed a hands on training program at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Advanced Dental Studies. This training is used to help our doctors diagnosis and treat patients that may have such conditions as a TMJ disorder, facial pain, headaches, and/or misaligned teeth. When Laura is not working full time, she enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Jen – Dental and Orthodontic Assistant
Jen graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors Degree in Human Resources. She worked in the field for over 5 years but had realized that the field of dentistry was calling her name. She moved back to her home state of Michigan after living in Chicago for many years. Then she enrolled in the Dental Assisting program at Baker College of Auburn Hills. Jen graduated with honors in June 2015 where she received her Associates degree in Dental Assisting. She then went on to receive her Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) license from the State of Michigan, as well as the national Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license. Jen is also a member of the American Dental Assistants Association where she is able to attend meetings and other functions to keep up on the most current dental knowledge. Jen enjoys working with people and truly loves what she does each day. In her spare time, Jen likes to attend barre fitness classes, watch Food Network, cook, and spending time with family and friends.