Staff

All our professionals at Midwestern Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Jeffrey L. Reider, DDS

Director of Professional Staff

Dr. Reider has been with Midwestern Dental for more than 30 years where he provides oral surgery services and oversees our professional staff at all seven of our locations.

He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, from there, he attended the Medical College of Virginia and did his hospital training at Case Western Reserve University and the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland.

Dr. Reider is an instructor for CPR and a fellow of the American Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He enjoys outdoor sports and is an avid runner.


  • Dr.
    Mays Tokatly, DDS
    Dental Director - Canton

    Dr. Tokatly earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University then attended Dental school at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008. She has experience working in various general dentistry disciplines such as restorative, prosthodontics, periodontics and endodontics. The option of different disciplines is one of her favorite aspects of dentistry. Her focus is always to provide optimal care for the patient while improving their smile functionally and aesthetically. 

    Dr. Tokatly is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology. Dr. Tokatly is Invisalign certified and an associate fellow with the American Academy of Implant dentistry.

    Apart from dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and church community. She also enjoys playing tennis and volleyball for fun.

  • Dr.
    Louis Vaupotic,
    DDS, MS
    General Dentist - Dearborn

    Dr. Vaupotic has worked at Midwestern Dental for more than 10 years. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry and completed a two year program in dental anesthesiology at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

    He is a diplomat of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and provides general dental, endodontics and pediatric care to many of our patients.

    In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor barbecues and spending time with his family.

  • Dr.
    Randal Schmitt, DDS, MS
    Periodontist - Dearborn

    Dr. Schmitt earned his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University then attended University of Detroit Mercy for his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He has over thirty years of experience as a dentist and as a practicing periodontist.

    Dr. Schmitt loves helping people keep their smiles healthy, and improving smiles where needed with dental implants. He is even a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

    Apart from dentistry, he enjoys running, biking and vacationing.

  • Dr.
    Leila Emari, DDS
    General Dentist - Dearborn

    Dr. Emari earned her education at University of Detroit Mercy. She has been practicing as a general dentist for many years and is even an instructor at University of Detroit Mercy. She loves to improve patient’s dental health and self-esteem. Dr. Emari is passionate about treating children and making their dental experience the best.

    Dr. Emari loves to exercise and to master difficult languages. She also enjoys traveling with her family and spending time with her friends.

  • Dr.
    Kathleen Kuet, DDS
    Dearborn

    Dr. Kuet received her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan then attended Case Western to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She is a general dentist with experience specifically in crown and bridge work, extractions, endodontics and removable prosthetics. She loves all aspects of general dentistry and the variety of procedures. Dr. Kuet enjoys educating patients and helping them achieve a healthy smile for a lifetime.

  • Dr.
    Jing Wang, DDS, MS PHD
    General & Cosmetic Dentist - Dearborn

    Dr. Jing Wang received her undergraduate and doctorate degrees at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China, then attended University of Michigan for her residency. She enjoys cosmetic dentistry and implant restoration and is Invisalign certified.

    Dr. Wang grew up in Xi’an, China, a beautiful city with 3,000 years of history, where the famous Terracotta Warriors are located. In her spare time she enjoys traveling the world with her family.

  • Dr.
    Matthew Artley, DDS
    General Dentist & Dental Director - Dearborn

    Dr. Artley attended University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree and for dental school. He has been practicing dentistry for 15 years and enjoys performing cosmetic dentistry on patients. Dr. Artley loves helping patients improve and maintain their smiles. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Russell Bunting Periodontal Society. He is also Invisalign certified.

    In his spare time, Dr. Artley enjoys vacationing, hiking, biking and spending time with his wife, daughter and cat.

  • Dr.
    Jiawei Han
    General Dentist - Dearborn

    Dr. Han earned his education at New York University. He loves all aspects of dentistry but focuses on restorative and surgical. Dr. Han is a member of the American Dental Association and the Royal College of Dental Society of Ontario. He is Invisalign certified and has advanced continuing education for implant placement and restoration.

    Dr. Han resides in Canada with his wife and puppy!

  • Dr.
    Bryan Grzywacz, DDS
    General Dentist - Woodhaven

    Dr. Grzywacz has been a part of the Midwestern Dental family for over thirty years. He began as a dental assistant, then after earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at University of Detroit Mercy he was hired as a General Dentist. Dr. Grzywacz is passionate about improving smiles and in his spare time he is an avid reader and loves collecting music of all genres.

  • Dr.
    James Putz
    General Dentist - Woodhaven

    Dr. Putz earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan then went on to attend their dental school. He has been a general dentist for over thirty years and loves when people are thrilled with changes to their smile. Dr. Putz is Invisalign certified. He is a big fan of University of Michigan sports!

  • Dr.
    Pooja Gandhi
    Woodhaven

    Dr. Gandhi earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan then attended dental school at University of Pennsylvania. She practices all aspects of general dentistry including fillings, crowns, bridges, root canals, cosmetics, and dentures. She enjoys getting to know her patients and believes that honest communication is the key to building a life-long relationship with patients. She enjoys providing the finest and most comprehensive dental care in a gentle, fun and compassionate manner. Dr. Gandhi is Invisalign certified.

    In her spare time, she likes to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, particularly by running and attending workout classes. She loves spending time with her husband, family and friends.

  • Dr.
    Emily Buehner
    Woodhaven

    Dr. Buehner earned her undergraduate degree at Case Western Reserve University then went on to dental school at University of Detroit Mercy. She has been with Midwestern Dental of Woodhaven since 2007. She enjoys being able to work with many different people as a dentist.

    Dr. Buehner is a member of the Michigan Dental Association. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Dr.
    Gadalla
    Periodontist - Lansing

    Dr. Gadalla attended Garyounis University in Libya for dental school then attended University of Detroit Mercy for her residency. She enjoys everything in dentistry, but especially making beautiful smiles. Dr. Gadalla is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. She is implant fellowship certified, Invisalign certified and American board of periodontology certified.

    In her spare time Dr. Gadalla loves cooking with her family.

  • Jonathon Dzingle, DDS, MS
    Orthodontist - Lansing

    Dr. Dzingle attended Univeristy of Michigan for both his undergraduate degree and dental school. He then attended University of Connecticut for his orthodontic residency. Dr. Dzingle loves making beautiful smiles through orthodontics. He is a part of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and Michigan Association of Orthodontics. He is also Invisalign certified.

    In his spare time, Dr. Dzingle enjoys leading a healthy lifestyle and exercising. He completed his first half iron man in 2018.

  • Dr.
    Bruce Bates, DDS
    General Dentist - Lansing

    Dr. Bruce Bates attended the University of Michigan for both his undergraduate degree and for dental school, where he graduated from in 1984. He has been practicing dentistry for over 35 years and loves working with patients on creating and maintaining a happy, healthy smile.

    In his spare time, Dr. Bates enjoys reading and history. He has been married for over 35 years and has 3 sons and 3 granddaughters.

  • Dr.
    Anurag Gudeti, DDS
    General Dentist - Lansing

    Dr. Gudeti attended Michigan State University for his undergraduate degree and New York University for Dental School, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He is passionate about working with patients and is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Gudeti is also Invisalign Certified. In his spare time, he loves playing sports and spending time with his puppy.

  • Dr.
    Christina Bacho, DDS
    General Dentist - Sterling Heights

    Dr. Bacho attended Wayne State University for her Bachelor of Science degree then attended University of Detroit Mercy for dental school. She loves meeting new patients and building relationships with them and their families. She focuses on delivering state of the art dentistry by continuing educational courses while making patients as comfortable as possible in the chair. Dr. Bacho is a member of the Michigan Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.

    In her spare time, Dr. Bacho spends time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys traveling and exercising.

  • Dr.
    Kathy Elias
    Orthodontist - Sterling Heights & Dearborn

    Dr. Elias received her Bachelor of Science degree at Ohio State University, then attended dental school at University of Connecticut. She decided to return to Ohio State University to receive her orthodontic specialty certification. Dr. Elias loves the attention to detail, biology and science to one’s smile. She also enjoys building relationships and seeing a patient’s confidence improve. She is a part of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics. She is Invisalign certified and has an orthodontic and dental facial certificate.

    In her spare time, Dr. Elias enjoys running and traveling.

  • Dr.
    Michael Christian Saba, DMD
    General & Cosmetic Dentist - Sterling Heights

    Dr. Saba received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Wayne state University and then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Before being admitted to dental school, Dr. Saba worked as a dental assistant at Midwestern Dental for 8 years. 

    Dr. Saba enjoys bringing his patient’s biggest and brightest smiles forward in any way he can. He is proud to let you know that he always seeks the latest and greatest dental procedures by taking continuous education courses annually in areas he believes will benefit his patients most.

    Since he graduated Dr. Saba has been a proud member of the American Dental Association/Michigan Dental Association/Macomb Dental Society where he is actively involved in serving as their Macomb Journal’s Advertising Director and attends the Executive Council meetings. Dr. Saba is also a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry which provides him top notch Continuing Education courses to better serve his patients. 

    Dr. Saba is proud to be certified as a Silver provider in Invisalign clear aligners, which offers his patients orthodontics while completing moderate to severe cosmetic and rehabilitation cases. 

    Dr. Saba enjoys the outdoors as much as you he loves rambling about dentistry! He loves spending time with his beautiful wife and two daughters, Grace and Mary. His musical instrument of choice is percussion (ask him about it)! He is a faith based man who is very involved in his parish community and enjoys giving back to the community. He lives by the saying “Treat others the way you would want to be treated.” He invites you to visit him and become a part of his patient family!

  • Dr.
    Raymond Maks, DDS
    General Dentist - Sterling Heights

    Dr. Maks attended University of Delaware for his undergraduate degree and University of Detroit for Dental school, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

    He has been with Midwestern Dental since 1986, concentrating on general family dentistry and diagnosis and treatment planning. Dr. Maks loves interacting with people of all ages and providing the best care possible. Having worked at Midwestern Dental for over 30 years, he has been able to watch patients grow from small children into adults with children of their own. His patients often feel like family having known them for so long!

    Dr. Maks has been married for over 30 years to his lovely wife, Christine. They have four grown children and twelve grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling, going to the gym, and playing golf.

Midwestern Dental of Dearborn

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Midwestern Dental of Dearborn

Monday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Our Oral Surgery Schedule

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Midwestern Dental of Canton

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Midwestern Dental of Canton

Monday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Midwestern Dental of Farmington

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Our Regular Schedule

Midwestern Dental of Farmington

Monday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:

Closed

Midwestern Dental of Lansing

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Midwestern Dental of Lansing

Monday, Wednesday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed Every Other

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Midwestern Dental of Sterling Heights

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Our Regular Schedule

Midwestern Dental of Sterling Heights

Monday, Tuesday, Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, Sunday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Midwestern Dental of Warren

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Midwestern Dental of Warren

Monday:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Midwestern Dental of Woodhaven

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Midwestern Dental of Woodhaven

Monday:

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Friday:

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

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