Experienced, Knowledgeable Dentists and Specialists in Waterford Twp, MI
Metropolitan Dental Center is your one-stop dentist, periodontist, orthodontist, and TMJ expert, all-in-one! We offer the latest technology and techniques, with friendly service you won’t find anywhere else.
The Metropolitan Dental Center Difference
As a family-owned practice, we offer a level of compassionate care that other practices can’t match.
That’s why our staff members have been nominated for Hour Magazine’s “Top Dentist Award.”
You can also find us in the America’s Best Dentist Directory, and check out Dr. Ingber’s recognition as one of Waterford Twp’s charter Township Dentistry practices by OpenCare.com.
Meet Our Team!
Jeffrey Ingber, DDS, FICCMO
In October 2011, Dr. Ingber earned his Fellowship through the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics. Although Dr. Ingber enjoys all facets of general dentistry, he excels in the extraction of teeth and the fabrication of complete dentures. Dr. Ingber enjoys spending as much time as he possibly can with his nine grandchildren.
Jason Ingber, DDS
Dr. Ingber attends numerous continuing education classes and stays up-to-date on the latest techniques and technologies. In Dr. Ingber’s spare time, he loves to travel and spend time with his family. He coaches his son’s baseball team and is an avid sports fan.
Harris Gurfinkel, DDS
Dr. Harris Gurfinkel migrated to the United States from Canada to attend dental school, graduating from the University of Detroit in 1996. Following graduation, he made his home in the West Bloomfield area. Joining Metropolitan Dental Centers in 2007 while running his own practice in West Bloomfield area. Joining Metropolitan Dental Centers in 2007, Dr. Gurfinkel treats all varieties of dental needs, including: fillings, crowns, and root canals.
In his spare time, Dr. Gurfinkel enjoys watching his young son play hockey and is an avid Red Wings fan.
Lindsey Steele, DDS, MS
Dr. Steele then earned her Certificate in Periodontics in 2015 and presented her Master’s thesis on the relationship between metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease. She has an interest and proficiency in the periodontic-orthodontic interrelationship, esthetic periodontal surgery, oral pathology and management of oral pathologic conditions, and the treatment of complex systemic health conditions and periodontal disease. Additionally, she is trained and certified in the administration of intravenous conscious sedation.
When not in the office, Dr. Steele’s interests include cooking, traveling, running, and spending time with her two adorable nephews. She resides in the metro-Detroit area with her husband, Mark.
Michael R. Hardy, DDS, MS
Upon receiving his specialty license, he began practicing in the S.E. Michigan area. He has been involved in the “Smiles Change Lives Program” and does voluntary orthodontics at a clinic in Detroit. Dr. Hardy is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), the Oakland County Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) among others.
Dr. Hardy notes that he feels very fortunate to practice orthodontics because he does something he enjoys while helping his patients achieve a beautiful smile.
Dr. Hardy has been married for over 35 years and is the proud father of two wonderful adult children.
Martin Fraschetti, DDS, MICCMO
Dr. Martin Fraschetti is recognized for his ability to combine skeletal diagnosis with neuromuscular dentistry. He has developed a unique, systematic, non-surgical approach in the corrective treatment of TMJ/head and neck pain. Patients who have a history of unsuccessful diagnosis and treatment have come to see Dr. Fraschetti from across the USA and Canada for treatment.
Dr. Fraschetti’s goal is to maximize your comfort during dental treatment and help alleviate TMJ symptoms such as headaches, neck and shoulder pain, jaw pain, clicking or popping in the jaw, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
Laxmi Sukhtankar BDS, MDS, MS
The main reason she attributes her continuing interest in Periodontics is making a positive impact on patients’ lives by rendering best patient care to achieve health and well-being. Dr. Sukhtankar values forming lifelong relationships with her patients. She is overjoyed with the gratitude expressed by her patients during the residency. With the advanced training and previous experience in this field she has a strong background in implant therapy, bone grafting, periodontal treatment, mucogingival surgery and pain management.
Dr. Sukhtankar has been part of several research projects during her residency training. Her research focused on the evaluation of accuracy of static computer-guided implant placement compared with partially-guided or free-hand placement. She has presented her research on national platforms and has various publications to her credit. Dr. Sukhtankar is an active member of American Academy of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Periodontal Association.
Dr. Sukhtankar lives in Michigan with her husband. Being a foodie, she enjoys cooking, travelling, and likes art work.
Metropolitan Dental Center
4664 W Walton Blvd
Waterford Twp, MI 48329
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday: by appointment only
Two Mondays per Month:
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
One Saturday per Month:
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Some Saturdays and Evenings