Our Okemos, MI Dental TEAM
All our professionals at Eby Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. We also believe that it is very important to educate patients about the importance of inflammation in the oral cavity and how it affects the ENTIRE BODY and CHRONIC DISEASES such as diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, and incidence of strokes.
Dr. Eric Eby
Dentist in Okemos, MI
Eby Dental Care
After graduating from Saginaw Valley State University cum laude with a B.S. in biology and chemistry Dr. Eby attended the University of Michigan Dental School. After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery he completed an ADA accredited General Practice Residency at the Detroit Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Detroit, MI.
In 2017, Dr. Eby was awarded his Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry. A "Master" in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader and exemplifies to other dentists the importance of quality continuing dental education. To earn the distinction of MASTER more than 1700 hours of post doctorate education must be completed along with a rigorous examination. Approximately 3000 dentists have earned this distinction since 1964
With a special interest in advanced digital technology Dr. Eby takes a special pride of his knowledge with same day crown visits utilizing CEREC. Dr. Eby is a CEREC mentor and trainer for Patterson Dental. He also uses 3D digital imaging to provide the most predictable and safe method to place dental implants, this technology also allows airway screening for those who suffer from OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA . As someone with sleep apnea Dr. Eby loves to help those who cannot wear a CPAP benefit from an ORAL SLEEP APPLIANCE.
In 2003, 2005, and 2006 Dr. Eby was listed in America’s Top Dentists issue of Consumer Research. He received the 1998 Comprehensive Clinic Care Award and the Organization of Teachers Oral Diagnosis Award while at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Eby is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Central District Dental Society, International Association of Orthodontics, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Eby feels that prevention is the key to good long-term oral health with an emphasis on education. This allows patients to make well-informed decisions about their dental care. He understands that each patient is unique and uses all available options to satisfy their specific needs. He also works very closely with local specialists to achieve maximum results. He is committed to helping everyone in his community to be as HEALTHY as possible!
Dr. Eby regularly attends continuing education courses and participates in more than 100 hours per year. His interests include crown and bridge, implant dentistry, sleep apnea, and orthodontics. Outside of the office, Dr. Eby enjoys exercise, baking using a wood oven, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Our Dental Team
Laurie graduated in 1988 from LCC with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Laurie’s caring, compassionate and kind personality has endeared her to her patients for the past 20 + years, while offering gentle, professional excellence in care.
Her son and daughter are the ultimate joy in her life. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, exercise and travel.
Dr. Eby inherited Terry as his Office Manager when he purchased Eby Dental Care in 2004. She truly loves her interaction with each and every patient, many of them she has known and cared about for almost 20 years!
When not at the office, she is happiest when she is spending time with her husband, two sons, their families, and her two large dogs. She is an avid reader, gardener and loves to entertain friends and family.
Kristy received her Associate Degree as a Registered Dental Assistant from Washtenaw Community College in 2010. She loves assisting with Dr. Eby! Her rapport with each and every patient makes them feel as if they are not only her favorite patient (which they usually are),but that their dental health is her top priority. When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with the love of her life….Pickles her basset hound. She can also be found most weekends in the summer at Lake Michigan, spending time with family and friends.
Darlene graduated from U of M dental school in 2005 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has always had a passion for dentistry and has been in the field for over 20 years. She truly loves her job and cares about her patients, giving a more personal approach to each individual she meets. Outside of work Darlene loves to garden, sew, read and exercise daily. Her favorite time of year is football season and she loves to watch college football with the family. She has been married to the love of her life for 27 years and they have a daughter, son and two furry pal doggies Lola and Chloe.
Jessica aspires to make every patient feel at home when they walk through the door. She is currently attending Davenport University for Human Resource Management. Her hobbies include camping playing sports and spending time with family and friends.
Erin graduated from Northwestern Michigan College in 2011 with a certificate in dental assisting. She enjoys her job here with Dr. Eby and also enjoys interacting with patients every day. The patient’s health is her number one priority, so staying focused on educating patients is important to her. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach.