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About Our Practice

Northshore Dental Associates uses the latest technology to give you the best dental care possible in a comfortable and friendly environment.

Our practice is a leader in the ever-changing and rapidly developing field of cosmetic dentistry and a foremost practice in Muskegon and West Michigan. Our relaxed atmosphere has been designed so that you will have the finest experience, while treating yourself to health centered comprehensive dentistry. From the moment you walk into our state-of-the-art facility everything is done to make you feel at home. We are committed to partnering with you to ensure that all decisions are made to reflect your values and treatment is delivered in a comfortable yet professional manner.

Current research continues to demonstrate the strong connection between oral health and one’s overall health. We believe that good dental health is a critical factor in overall health. Our attention to detail not only focuses on beauty but long term function that is imperative to your well being.

Congratulations for taking the first step in restoring your mouth to an optimum state of health and beauty!

 

Monica J. Lakatos, D.D.S.

Dr. Monica Lakatos is a native of West Michigan and received a dental hygiene degree from the University of Michigan. She later returned to the University of Michigan for Dental School, graduating in 1993. She completed a general practice residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in 1994. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Muskegon District Dental Society, and the American Orthodontic Society, and the Muskegon Community Dental Foundation.

Michelle M. Matheson, D.D.S.

Dr. Michelle Matheson graduated from the University of Iowa School of Dentistry in 1982. She completed a general practice residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago in 1983. She and her husband Gerry have three children; which keep her very busy with all their extra curricular activities. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Muskegon District Dental Society, the Muskegon Dental Health Coalition, and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.

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SERVICES

Our practice is a leader in the ever-changing and rapidly developing field of cosmetic dentistry and a foremost practice in Muskegon and West Michigan. Our relaxed atmosphere has been designed so that you will have the finest experience, while treating yourself to health centered comprehensive dentistry. From the moment you walk into our state-of-the-art facility everything is done to make you feel at home. We are committed to partnering with you to ensure that all decisions are made to reflect your values and treatment is delivered in a comfortable yet professional manner.

Current research continues to demonstrate the strong connection between oral health and one’s overall health. We believe that good dental health is a critical factor in overall health. Our attention to detail not only focuses on beauty but long term function that is imperative to your well being.

Congratulations for taking the first step in restoring your mouth to an optimum state of health and beauty!

INVISALIGN

Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth without braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear removable Aligners to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets. It has been proven effective in clinical research and in practices nationwide.

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IMPLANT OPTIONS

Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best. There is no tooth-replacement option that will give you a longer-lasting result. Implants also help preserve tooth-supporting bone that naturally deteriorates when a tooth is lost. Loss of bone is one of the major hidden consequences of losing teeth. Implants can replace a single missing tooth or can be used to anchor a denture.

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NTI (MIGRAINE THERAPY)

A solution for migraine relief, joint pain, and tooth protection

The NTI-tss Plus™ protects teeth, muscles and joints by suppressing parafunctional muscle contraction by almost 70%. Originally developed to prevent migraine pain, the NTI-tss Plus is proven to be a superior alternative to full coverage bite guards. The NTI-tss Plus also gives dentists a way to simply and effectively treat patients suffering from tension and migraine headaches by reducing the intensity of jaw clenching while the patient sleeps.

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EMERGENCIES

When you have a dental emergency — whether it’s caused by a sudden accident or chronic disease — your teeth and/or the tissues of the mouth that surround them need to receive proper care right away.

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OUR BLOG

Hi there! I’m Dr. Monica Lakatos, DDS or just plain old Dr. Monica, because no one knows how to pronounce my last name. Wherever I go, when people find out that I am a dentist, they have questions. This blog addresses some of the questions I get asked routinely. Undoubtedly, you have wondered yourself about some dental issue. From baby teeth to wisdom teeth, we discuss it here.

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DENTAL TREATMENT ADVISED FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

New recommendations by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists state that pregnant women can and should have dental evaluations and treatment as a part of their comprehensive prenatal care. Dental cleanings, exams, x-rays, and restorative treatment with local anesthesia are safe at any stage during pregnancy. Up to 40% of women show signs of…

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Congratulations for taking the first step in restoring your mouth to an optimum state of health and beauty! Give us a call at 231-744-6100 to request a new patient information packet or request an appointment online.

Northshore Dental Associates uses the latest technology to give you the best dental care possible in a comfortable and friendly environment.

Our practice is a leader in the ever-changing and rapidly developing field of cosmetic dentistry. Our relaxed atmosphere has been designed so that you will have the finest experience, while treating yourself to health centered comprehensive dentistry. From the moment you walk into our state-of-the-art facility everything is done to make you feel at home. We are committed to partnering with you to ensure that all decisions are made to reflect your values and treatment is delivered in a comfortable yet professional manner.

Current research continues to demonstrate the strong connection between oral health and ones overall health. We believe that good dental health is a critical factor in overall health. Our attention to detail not only focuses on beauty but long term function that is imperative to your well being.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

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Here at Northshore Dental Associates we are dedicated to providing you with the finest quality care, utilizing the most current technology that dentistry has to offer. Or wish is to make your visit as pleasant as possible by providing exceptional care in a relaxed setting. Your needs are our highest priority. Your optimal smile and happiness is our goal. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Phone: 231-744-6100

  • Address:
    1179 Whitehall Road, Suite A North Muskegon, MI 49445

    Fax: 231-744-6099

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