Every person you meet at Dental Care Team was chosen because they add something special to our office: their passion for caring for patients and their clinical skills. This is especially true of our associate dentists. No matter who cares for you during your visit, you can be assured of superior quality care in a friendly, comfortable environment.
Dr. Bowers is a Michigan native who grew up making the trek to Ann Arbor to watch the Wolverines play. He attended high school in Goodrich and then completed a Bachelors of Business Administration at the School of Management at University of Michigan-Flint. He then traveled to Ohio for a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine; he received his degree in 2018.
We are pleased that he decided to return to his home state to practice. Dr. Bowers loves having the opportunity to provide high-quality dental care to the community in which he grew up.
Dr. Jacob Vanitvelt, grew up and graduated from Grand Blanc High School, go Bobcats! After GBHS, he attended Jackson College where he met his wife, Kelsey, and played baseball while earning an Associates degree. Baseball then took him to Chicago State University, where he traveled the country while completing my Bachelors degree. Dr. Vanitvelt then worked as a dental assistant for 1 year before attending dental school at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Dr. V is thrilled to move back to his hometown and serve the community that gave him countless opportunities growing up.
In September of 2022, Kelsey and Dr. V had their dream wedding in Snoqualmie, WA after 7 wonderful years together. They have two dogs, North and River, and love spending time outside, cooking, and most of all, traveling.
During dental school, Dr. V spent his years providing care to numerous underserved populations, something he looks forward to continuing. Inclusivity and compassion are important to him as a dentist, so come and see Dr. V!
Dr. Omar Dlewati is a University of Detroit-Mercy trained Doctor of Dentistry. Dr. Omar was born in Flint, Michigan and raised in Damascus Syria. After moving back to the US in 2012, he completed his high school education at Grand Blanc High School and went on to receive his Bachelors of Science in Biology at UDM. Dr. Omar was granted an early admission to the School of Dentistry, where he was trained in all aspects of Dentistry. Dr. Omar believes strongly in modern conservative dentistry and treats every patient as a member of his own family.
In his free time, Dr. Omar enjoys spending time in the great outdoors; camping, hiking, and cycling with his fiance, friends and family.
Dr. Hadi Daia received his dental degree in 2005. After years of private practice and research. Dr. Daia took a Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Daia earned his Master's degree in Oral Sciences from University at Buffalo in 2010. In 2011, he authored a book titled "Low Level Laser Therapy for Management of Temporomandibular Disorders".
His passion for beauty, art and professionalism led him to do another residency this time in orthodontics at the University at Buffalo, which he completed in 2014. As a demonstration of his highest commitment to excellence, he earned the prestigious American Board of Orthodontics and American Board of Orofacial Pain diplomate status and the fellowship status of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Dr. Daia is dedicated to giving back to the community on many levels. This was manifested in his personal service in many nonprofit organizations including: Edmonton Regional Search and Rescue Association (Alberta, Canada), Niagara Frontier Search and Rescue Team (Upstate NY), H.E.A.L International (Buffalo, NY). Currently, Dr. Daia takes part in leading the efforts for resettlement of Syrian refugees to Michigan by serving on the executive board of directors of the Syrian American Rescue Network since 2015, the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit since 2017, and a member of the Waterford Refugee Welcome Alliance.
Currently practicing Orthodontics and provides Treatment for TMJ & Orofacial pain in Rochester Hills Michigan.
After graduating from Damascus University in 1988 with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Laboratory Technology, Bassam went to serve 2 years in the military making dentures and retainers. Following his service in 1990, he started his own Dental Lab which he ran until he and his wife moved to America in 2013 with their 3 children.
In 2015, Bassam opened Nahhas Dental Lab, an in-house dental lab where he fabricates a wide variety of dental appliances including but not limited to: retainers, occlusal guards, crowns, implants, partials and dentures.
Bassam continues to operate Nahhas Dental Lab successfully, with the help of his wife and their children! He joined Dental Care Team in 2018 with over 30 years of experience and we are pleased to have him with us!
Outside of work, Bassam enjoys spending time with his family, enjoying his wife's amazing home cooked meals, fishing and hunting.
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There team is great and kind, they take their time explaining and going into detail when you come in for treatment. Highly recommend if your looking for a dentist office."