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We are always accepting new dental patients. If you're looking for a new dentist, we invite you to come experience the friendly, professional service that Dr. Mintzer and his staff provide. Find out more on our New Patient page.

(313) 274-5060

Office Hours

Monday* 10-7, 8-5
Tuesday 8-12
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9-5
Friday 8-12
Saturday 8-12
Sunday Closed
*alternating weeks
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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Lawrence S. Mintzer

Dr. Mintzer grew up in a small town in rural New York on the St. Lawrence River.  After his graduation from high school, he attended the University of Rochester in New York and Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He then served in the US Army in Vietnam and Cambodia before marrying Debbie, a local Detroit girl, with whom he raised his four children. Besides spending time with his family, Dr. Mintzer also enjoys fishing, gardening, and reading in his spare time. In addition to owning his practice since 1976, he has taught at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry.  Dr. Mintzer is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Detroit District Dental Society, and the Alpha Omega dental fraternity.

DR. Mintzer & Staff

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Mintzer’s loyal staff have been with him for many years. The closely knit connections we make with our patients allows us to achieve our goal of providing the most comfortable, friendly service to each and every one of them. This is why many of our patients choose to maintain their relationships with us for decades.

Committed to constant continuing education, everyone in our office stays current in the latest dental research and advances in technology, procedures, and aesthetics.

Cathy – Our dental receptionist for 12 years, with 28 years experience in the dental field. In addition to her devotion to family and friends, Cathy is known as an animal lover with two dogs – a schnauzer named Duchess and a boxer named Wiggles, parakeets Lucy and Desi, one fish and a desert tortoise.

Lisa – dental assistant for more than seven years. Lisa began working in endodontics 18 years ago before moving to general dentistry. Her husband and two young sons keep her very busy. What Lisa says about her work, “It makes my day when patients leave the chair with a smile on their face.”

Michelle – dental hygienist and a former dental assistant. Michelle has enjoyed working in the dental field since the 1990s. She is also rewarded when patients leave with a smile on their face and knowledge to keep up their home care. Michelle is married to her high school sweetheart and has two children.

Pat – dental hygienist with Dr. Mintzer for nearly 20 years. Graduated 28 years ago from the University of Detroit with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. Pat’s family includes her husband, a son in college and a daughter in high school. She enjoys getting to know and educating new patients, and watching the families of long-term patients grow.

Sue – dental assistant for 22 years, including 18 years with Dr. Mintzer. When not working, Sue and her husband enjoy camping and traveling. Her favorite city is Toronto. They have a black and white cat named Sebastian that they rescued from the animal shelter.

 

Have any questions? Call us at 313-274-5060, or e-mail us at drmintzer@dearbornfamilydentistry.com.