Each professional at Clarkston Family Dental maintains the highest level of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Many of our staff members are also instructors at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry.
John P. Foster, DDS
Dr. John Foster is the owner and Primary Provider at Clarkston Family Dental. He is a native to the area, growing up on Detroit’s east side and graduating from Notre Dame High School. He completed both his undergraduate work and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry in 1997. Soon after his graduation, he became an active associate at this practice. After practicing as an associate for five years with the office, Dr. Foster purchased the practice in 2002 and became its owner and primary provider.
David Kamen, DDS
Dr. David Kamen graduated from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry in 1983 and has been since been actively practicing. From 1987-2002, Dr. Kamen enjoyed owning and operating his own private practice. Since, he has been working as both an associate and staff dentist in dental offices in the Southeastern Michigan area. Dr. Kamen performs an array of dental procedures including, but not limited to, cosmetics, root canals, dentures, implants and oral surgery. As a dentist efficient in his techniques, he strives to educate and lead patients toward fulfilling their optimal dental health.
Mark Isler, DDS, MS
Dr. Mark Isler received his DDS degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry in 2005. Upon its’ completion, he continued his education and received his Master of Science degree in Periodontics from the University of Detroit Graduate Periodontal Program in 2009. As our offices’ board certified Periodontal Specialist, Dr. Isler has received extensive training in the placement of dental implants, sinus procedures, regenerative measures, periodontal plastic surgical techniques and numerous other periodontal treatment modalities. Dr. Isler was also listed as a ‘Top Doc of 2011’ in Detroit’s Hour magazine.
Yuksel Erpardo, DDS, PhD
Dr. Yuksel Erpardo received his DDS degree in Turkey from Istanbul University in 1999 and has a PhD in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery . He earned his second DDS degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry as well as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship certificate in implants from the University of Florida. He has been a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Detroit in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, as well as the head of the Implant section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, since 2006. Dr. Erpardo is also a current member of the International Team of Implantology. He has been extensively involved in the dental field; including attending and presenting at multiple international conferences, publications, and research-all of which have expanded the knowledge and scientific scope of the dental and oral surgery academia. With his extensive list of profressional and academic experiences, we are grateful to have Dr. Erpardo performing oral surgery for our office.
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We are proud to say that our office has been actively volunteering in our surrounding communities. Review our Volunteer Service page to see the activities we have participated in to give back to our community!