Gentle Family Dentistry of South Lyon

Looking for comfortable, confident and convenient care from a dentist in South Lyon? You’ve come to the right place. From the minute you walk into our office you will notice a difference at Gentle Family Dentistry of South Lyon. We care about you, your family and your friends, and we’re here to help you achieve your healthiest, brightest smile.

At our office we know every person’s dental needs are unique. That’s why we offer a comprehensive selection of treatment options in a comfortable, convenient atmosphere. We’re confident we can provide superior dental care that no other dentist in the South Lyon area can.

We specialize in improving smiles. You can learn more about our smile-enhancing services on our website, including:

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We’ve developed this informational website as an extension of our practice, to serve as a convenient, educational resource for our patients. With just a few clicks, you can find helpful information about our services, credentials, and office policies. You can also easily access patient forms or request an appointment with Dr. Gates.

Discover a new dental experience at our office! We look forward to caring for you and your family’s dental needs.

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Meet The Doctors

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  • Dr. Natasha Atlevski-Gates, D.D.S.

    Dr Natasha Atlevski-Gates completed her undergraduate education at Wayne State University in Detroit and earned her dental degree from University of Maryland Dental School in 2004.  
     

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  • Dr. Kenneth W. Roberts, D.D.S.

    Dr. Ken Roberts is a lifelong resident of southeastern Michigan. Dr. Roberts attended Central Michigan University and the University of Detroit School Of Dentistry, where he was awarded his DDS Degree in 1984.

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  • Dr. Crystal A. Schafer

    Dr. Crystal A. Schafer was born and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. She graduated Cum Laude from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. She received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy. 

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  • Dr. Stevon Sykes, D.D.S.

    Dr. Stevon Sykes comes to us directly from serving our country as a Captain of the US Army Dental Corps. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan. 

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Featured Articles

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  • Invisalign®

    Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign® is great for adults and teenagers. What is Invisalign®? Invisalign® is the invisible way to straighten your ...

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  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

    The Importance of Preventive Care: Maintaining Good Oral Health Preventative dental care is a significant part of overall dental health, but it's often an afterthought. Our dedicated dentist sees many patients who don’t keep up with consistent preventative oral care and then must fix the problems ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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Gentle Family Dentistry of South Lyon

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed