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2037 West Grand River Ave.
Okemos, MI 48864
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About Us

Meet Dr. Brian Carlin

general dentist okemos After attending Michigan State University’s Lyman Briggs program, Dr. Carlin was received early into the University Of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. There, Dr. Carlin earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and a Preceptorship in Forensic Odontology.

While attending the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Dr. Carlin earned his licensure and certification in the National Board Dental Examinations and the North East Regional Boards. Outside of academics, Dr. Carlin participated in the MMBA racing series, Tailwind Enterprise Point series/Paul Bunyan Mountain Bike Series, and the Southern Michigan Adventure Club Racing Series.

Dr. Carlin is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Central District Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Carlin is also studying to become a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Carlin is also an Invisalign certified provider.

Dentist in okemosA preventative approach to dentistry allows Dr. Carlin to combine and promote general dental welfare with current concepts in dental medicine. He believes in tailoring dental treatment to each individual’s needs and values which often results in multiple treatment options for patients. This allows his patients to actively participate in the decisions regarding their dental healthcare. Dr. Carlin regularly attends dental educational seminars to incorporate the best available knowledge into his practice along with recommendations to local specialists.

Outside of the office, Dr. Carlin enjoys spending time with his wife Maria, his sons Joshua and Jonah, and his daughter Juliana. They are very active in their church and in their community. Dr. Carlin’s pastimes and hobbies include backpacking, mountain biking, running, watching thought-provoking movies, enjoying fish aquariums, and reading.
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Meet the Team

Shiann, Dental Assistant

dental assistant in okemosMy name is Shiann. I have enjoyed my involvement in the dental field for the past several years and have really grown to become very passionate about patient centered care. It wasn’t until I joined Dr. Carlin’s team that I finally felt right at home. By continuously pursuing opportunities to further my dental education I am able to stay current with new dental technology so I have more to offer my patients than the average dental office. I look forward to serving our patient’s needs, helping them to reach their dental goals, and to obtain healthy smiles through excellent care. I live in Owosso, MI with my two amazing sons Chance and Cruz. During our free time we enjoy traveling around Michigan, camping, and anything that involves the outdoors. My family and my friends are the center of my life.

Lindsay, Registered Dental Hygienist

okemos dental hygienistMy name is Lindsay and I look forward to treating your family and loved ones. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and a lifelong resident of the Lansing area. I attended Lansing Community College and graduated with my RDH degree. My top priority, when treating my patients, is making everyone feel welcome and comfortable. I also believe in giving you the best tools of information so you are better equipped to maintain your oral health at home. My husband Rudy and I have four precious children Rudy III, Reese, Sophia, and Tristan! I am a strongly family oriented person and I love to spend all of my free time with my family and friends.

Sharie, Registered Dental Hygienist

lansing dental hygienistMy name is Sharie. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and a native to the Lansing area, having graduated from Lansing Community College. I have now had the pleasure of taking care of my patient's dental health for over thirty years. I continue to attend continuing education seminars on a regular basis to stay updated on the cutting edge of dental research, techniques, and materials. I am very active in the local community, promoting children’s dental health in schools and safety in sports with the use of mouth guards. I live in Haslett with my children Lindsey and Jack. I also have a daughter Jena, and a grand-daughter, Caitlyn. Away from the office, I judge high school gymnastics and am a huge sports fan.

Janet, Financial Care Coordinator

okemos general dentistryMy name is Janet, and I am the office's financial care coordinator. I have veen involved in dentistry since 1990. I began my career within the dental community as a dental assistant at Ramstein National Air Force Base in Germany! I really enjoyed chairside assisting, but my passion is developing plans for patients to receive the care they need to develop their smiles. I am the proud mother of five beautiful children. My hubbie and I also have three perfect granddaughters. My family is the single most important focus of my life.

Anndrea, Registered Dental Hygienist/Dental Assistant

Anndrea resides in St. Johns Michigan, with her husband, two children and two cats. She graduated from Lansing Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene where she received her license and certifications in Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide. During that time she was on the Dean's list and President's list, she also attended Michigan State University for photography where she received the MSU Sparty Award for excellence. Prior to attending Dental Hygiene school she worked as a ParaPro with special needs children in the St. Johns School District. One of Anndrea's passions was her work with special needs children and adults during that time. Because of these skills Anndrea works well with children and high anxiety patients. Her love for hygiene and people shines through in her work. She is patient and always has a smile on her face and loves interacting with patients whether as a Hygienist or as an Assistant.

Bailey, Dental Assistant

Being the newest member of Dr. Carlin’s team, I have been welcomed into a warm and friendly environment and look forward to bringing that same feeling to our patients. My goal is to help our patients feel at ease and informed during their time in our office and I look forward to meeting any more patients as I continue my dental career. In addition to my completion of Ross Medical Education Center’s Dental Assistant Program, I also have an associate’s degree from Lansing Community College. I currently live in Durand, MI and enjoy spending my leisure time with family and friends. One of my favorite places to be is Spider Lake which is in Traverse City, MI. I also really enjoy animals, especially my two dogs Stella and Jasper.


Hello, my name is Jeanette. I have over 20 years’ experience in the dental field including chair side assisting, financing and management. My expertise however is managing finances and insurance. Since joining Dr. Carlin’s practice I have been able to put my skills to use to benefit each patients specific case. When I am not at work I like to volunteer at our local animal shelter and enjoy work with rescued horses and spending time with my family and friends.

2037 West Grand River Avenue, Okemos, MI 48864 USA
Brian Carlin, DDS Okemos MI dentist (517) 639-0130 (517) 349-1231