Welcome

Clarkston Family Dental is committed to providing excellence in family dentistry to meet the needs of today's patients in a family-oriented, non-clinic atmosphere. From preventative and restorative dental procedures to cosmetic smile makeovers, Clarkston Family Dental is committed to your independent dental health by offering personalized care in our private treatment rooms.

Clarkston Family Dental has been serving the community for over 30 years! Dr. Foster came to the office as an associate dental provider after graduating from the University of Detroit-Mercy in 1997. After spending five years as an associate doctor, he purchased the dental practice and became the Primary Provider. Today, the practice is thriving with thousands of patients and a large team of accommodating employees. Dr. Foster and his staff are committed to providing quality dental care and exceptional services to their patients- all at a reasonable cost.

From first contact with Clarkston Family Dental, our doctors and staff are committed to your individual attention and strive to provide personalized dental health care tailored to your needs and goals. Your health and comfort are our top priorities, and we do what it takes to help every patient understand their symptoms and treatment options in a relaxed office setting.

We have developed this informational website as an extension of our practice to serve as a convenient and educational resource for our patients. This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dentistry. We offer a wide range of dentistry services including dental implants and veneers. As you navigate the site, you'll find information about Clarkston Family Dental's practice philosophy, staff, office location, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also request an appointment by clicking here.

You'll find valuable information on this website about dental problems, diagnosis and treatment. We believe that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being; therefore, we encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

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!

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest about our services.

Meet the Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • John P. Foster
    DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. John Foster is the owner and Primary Provider at Clarkston Family Dental. 

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  • David Kamen
    DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. David Kamen graduated from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry in 1983 and has been since been actively practicing. 

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  • Gloria No, DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. Gloria No joined Clarkston Family Dental in June of 2020 after graduating from University of Michigan Dental School. Dr. No was born in Philadelphia and moved to Michigan in elementary school. She joined her family and became a Clarkston resident when she began working with our team. To Dr. No, the most rewarding aspect of dentistry is the ability to help patients overcome their fears and anxieties of going to the dentist. When “Dr. Glo” is not at the office teaching kids to love coming to the dentist, she is at home testing out new recipes and spending time with her rescue dog, Daisy. 

  • 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. 

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  • Mark Isler
    DDS, MS
    Doctor

    Dr. Mark Isler received his DDS degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry in 2005. 

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • ""I am very pleased with your safety for patients as far as the cautionary measures you are taking regarding Covid 19. Everyone was pleasant and friendly as always.""
    Betty K.
  • ""I called their office in the morning about a painful tooth. I was able to see Dr Foster within an hour of calling their office. Dr Foster examined me and made an appointment for me to see an Endodontist that same morning. Couldn’t ask for better care!""
    Glenn A.
  • ""Excellent Dentists, Dental assistants, and Office Staff providing 10 years of caring service for our family.""
    Andrew M.
  • ""First visit and very friendly staff even in these strange COVID times. Glad I chose this group.""
    David K.
  • ""One of the best experiences I’ve had at a dentist! Everyone was great""
    Chanel L.
  • ""Very prompt and professional care.""
    James H.
  • ""A great group of very professional and caring people. Totally make you feel like you're part of their family.""
    Edward B.
  • "The staff at Clarkston Family Dental are friendly and knowledgeable. They always listen to any concerns I may have and thoroughly discuss my treatment plan with me at every visit. Wait times are minimal and service is great."
    Fallon S.
  • ""The staff is always very friendly and explains everything well. My 10 year old grandson said, “I love going to the dentist!” That says a lot.""
    Jase S.
  • ""Everyone in this practice is very professional, highly trained, experienced and friendly""
    Laura S.
  • ""Felt very welcomed, and was treated very kind. Staff is very nice.""
    Connie M.
  • ""We've been going to CFD for years and they always take excellent care of us. They provide quality dental work and have a phenomenal staff, and they also offer a discount plan for those that don't have dental insurance! Thank you, Clarkston Family Dental!""
    Jennifer M.
  • ""They are friendly and do a great job!""
    Gene B.
  • ""Dr. Foster and his staff are kind, courteous and excellent at what they do!""
    Kenneth P.
  • ""Excellent and friendly service and care""
    Theresa K.
  • ""Very down to earth and nice. Knows what needs to be done to keep insurance on their A game.""
    James D.
  • ""Excellent customer service!""
    JenniferD.
  • ""Very warm staff. High tech tools. Clean environment and stylish interior and exterior decor.""
    Jeff G.
  • ""Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. This was my first visit and it had been a while since my last visit at my previous dentist, but the staff made me feel comfortable and was very thorough.""
    Trevor B.
  • ""Great staff. Super friendly, very professional.""
    Jonathan L.
  • ""I recommend Clarkston Family Dental. Great staff and caring Doctors. Best around!!!""
    Ronald L.
  • ""Best dentist I’ve ever been to! Staff is very friendly, office is very clean, and my appointment was on time.""
    Daniel S.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:15 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:15 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:15 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed