Southfield, MI Dentist 28411 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034, (248) 827-1900

Our Southfield, MI Dental Staff

Our dental office team of motivated professionals possesses the highest standards of integrity, excellence and enthusiasm for your care. We maintain a high level of excellence through a firm commitment to continuing dental education for each member of our dental office team.

Lynna Pillai, D.M.D.

Southfield, MI Dentist

Mission Point Dental Wellness Associates

Lynna Pillai, DMD - Southfield Dentist

Dr. Lynna Pillai is a 2005 graduate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. She was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Upon graduation, Dr. Pillai completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency where she received advanced training in endodontics, oral surgery and implantology. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and Oakland County Dental Society. Dr. Pillai is continuously working towards learning the newest advancements and using the greatest technology. Dr. Pillai enjoys taking a patient and seeing them through their complete oral care. Her goal is to create a comfortable, relaxing environment for her patients where they can work together to create a healthy smile. She enjoys seeing children as well. Bring your whole family over; she would love to meet you!

 

 

Dr. Earl K. Bogrow, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dentist in Southfield, MI

Mission Point Dental Wellness Associates
 

Dr. Earl K. Bogrow, DDS, - Southfield DentistDr. Earl K. BogrowDr. Earl K. Bogrow, D.D.S., F.A.G.D. is a husband and father of two. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1975 and graduated with his Dental degree in 1979 from The University of Michigan.     

Dr. Bogrow completed his residency in 1981 at the Department of Dental Health in Honolulu, Hawaii. Earl has been recognized as a Fellow within the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Oakland County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, and L.D. Pankey Alumni Association. Dr. Bogrow is also a Diplomat and Certified Member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. His advanced training enables exceptional treatment for our patients who have problems associated with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. He has been in private practice since 1981.     

A general dentist who is a “Fellow” in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), Dr. Bogrow has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader who is committed to superior patient care through quality continuing dental education. Fellows have accepted the charge to keep abreast of advances in dentistry for the benefit of patients and the betterment of dentistry. Through their commitment to lifelong learning, Fellows serve as mentors and leader to other dentists pursuing continuing dental education. They set examples in their communities with their hard work, concern and involvement.

Dr. Greg Young, D.D.S.

Southfield, MI

Dentist Mission Point Dental Wellness Associates

Dr. Young earned his DDS degree from the University of Detroit, in 1979. He started his implant training in 1982 with a six month preceptorship with Dr. Paul Mentag, placing blades and subperiosteal implants. In 1985 he started his root form implant training at the world renowned Misch Implant Institute. Since then he has taken hundreds of hours of education with some of the best implant clinicians in the world.

Dr. Young has gone on to distinguish himself as a leading expert in implant dental care. He is a member and an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He was also selected to be a mentor to other doctors seeking fellowship certification. Additionally, Dr. Young is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral  Implantology & Implant Dentistry. This is a very sought after certification that currently only 300 active dentists world-wide have. It involves extensive post-doctoral training and years of experience, as well as, a comprehensive written exam and a series of oral exams conducted by an expert panel of implant dentists. 

Dr. Young has lectured to hundreds of dentists and been the keynote speaker for various dental organizations. His topics range from staff motivation to  many implant related topics. He currently, limits his practice to implant  surgery and works for several offices both in Michigan and Florida. Dr. Young and his wife, Sandy, have been married for over 40 years and have two beautiful daughters, two son in laws, and an adorable granddaughter,  and a handsome grandson. In his spare time Dr. Young enjoys golfing, skiing and weight lifting.

 

Amy Blauvelt, Office Manager

Amy Blauvelt, Business AdministratorAmy has been employed in the dental field for too many years to tell. She started her dental career as an assistant and has since settled into the business end of the profession. Amy has a wonderful family consisting of her husband, daughter and son. She enjoys reading, especially mystery, law, and medical suspense books. She also enjoys knitting, needlepoint and going to the movies.

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Ramsby, Administrative Assistant

Sarah has been a part of the Mission Point Dental team since 2014. She is one of the friendly voices you may hear when you call the office. Sarah is excited about the opportunity to not only learn more about dentistry but to experience being part of a great welcoming team. She has been married to her wonderful husband Kevin for the past 22 years. They have a 19 year old son and a 16 year old daughter. When Sarah is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and playing tennis. 

 

 

 

 

Lori Phillips, RDH

Lori Phillips, RDH Lori is a 1979 graduate of the University Of Michigan School Of Dental Hygiene and had been a practicing dental hygienist since. She joined the staff of Bogrow and Associates in 1992. She has two grown children and enjoys inline hockey, both as a coach and a player. She also rides and trains horses with her daughter.

 

Barbara Story, RDH

Barb, RDHBarb graduated from University of Detroit Dental School. She is married to her wonderful husband Lonnie and they will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary in June of 2017. Barb and Lonnie have two amazing children - Michael and Stephanie. Both of their children are married~ their son Michael and his wife Rudi have made them grandparents for the first time. Their grandson Riggs was born in October of 2016. Barb's daughter Stephanie married Dave in September of 2016. When she is not working, Barb enjoys reading, gardening and helping her parents raise quite a few different varieties of dahlias. Another hobby of hers is baking and cake decorating. She made wedding cakes for both of her children's weddings and for many family and friends too!

Nancy J. Smith, RDH

Nancy, RDH

Nancy Smith is married, the mother of 2 daughters and a graduate of the University of Michigan.  Her career began working for her father in his private dental practice. She was fortunate to grow up in a family working in the dental field and decided to follow her mother’s career path into dental hygiene. 

Nancy loves working at the Mission Point Dental Practice, where she encourages good dental hygiene and promotes dental education for all her patients.  Nancy specializes in working with adults and children of all ages.  She continues to update her training through educational classes and is licensed to provide local anesthesia.

In conclusion, for many years Nancy enjoyed training and riding horses at shows throughout the state with her mother.  In recent years she likes to spend time in her garden, swimming, boating, jet skiing and downhill skiing with friends and family.

 

Ashley Hernandaz, Lead Clinical Assistant

Barbara Ingraham, Clinical Assistant Ashley joins the team at Mission Point as the lead clinical assistant. You will meet her as she works closely with Dr. Pillai making sure patients are comfortable and at ease. Ashley has been an assistant for over 10 years and takes great pride in her work. She is a mother to a baby boy. In her free time she like doing crafts for her house. Ashley also enjoys modeling for fun!

 

 
 

Barbara Ingraham, Clinical Assistant

Barbara Ingraham, Clinical Assistant Barbara has worked in the dental field since 1982 as a dental assistant and in the front business office. She joined Dr. Bogrow’s team in 1992 were she spent the first three years as a dental assistant, the next ten years managing the front desk and now she works in the back as a clinical assistant coordinator. Barbara has “a wonderful husband, two beautiful daughters and a beautiful stepdaughter.” Besides enjoying her work and family, Barbara is an animal lover and enjoys reading, sewing, crafts, and sports.