About Our Oral Surgery Practice

The team at Greater Michigan Oral Surgeons & Dental Implant Center uses advanced technology and techniques to help patients of all ages achieve brighter, healthier smiles. Since 1968, our communities have trusted our oral surgery experts to deliver outstanding experiences and beneficial oral health results.

Our Mission

We strive to serve and improve the oral health of our patients with compassion and honesty. We want our patients to be educated about their treatment and feel comfortable in our care.

Our Oral Health Experts

Our doctors believe that every patient deserves the highest level of care possible. Dr. Frey, Dr. Lesneski, Dr. Kittle, Dr. Higginbotham, Dr. Thompson, Dr. Aravindaksha, and Dr. Alakailly collaborate with their team to provide comprehensive care in a welcoming environment.

Dr. Michael S. Frey

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Dr. Frey was born in Flint and proudly cares for his neighbors. He provides personalized treatments and alleviates their concerns. Oral surgery allows him to combine his skills in surgery and anesthesia to provide timely, effective treatment for his patients.

Dr. Robert C. Lesneski

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Dr. Lesneski was born and raised in Michigan. His career as an oral surgeon allows him to help people. Dr. Lesneski provides compassionate care and strives for optimal outcomes for everyone. Patient safety, comfort, and satisfaction are his top priorities.

Dr. Christopher P. Kittle

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Dr. Kittle was born in Germany but grew up all over the world. After being a dental assistant and a missionary, he decided to become an oral surgeon. He enjoys working with patients to achieve a fantastic end result together.

Dr. Michael R. Higginbotham

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Dr. Higginbotham is a board-certified oral surgeon and physician providing his patients with experienced, compassionate care. Passionate about dentistry, he worked at an oral surgery office during college. This experience inspired him to become an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

Dr. Shyam Prasad Aravindaksha

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Dr. Aravindaksha is from India and became an oral surgeon because of his interest in surgical procedures and complex treatments. He worked at several practices before joining our team. He gives patients positive experiences by being compassionate, honest, and trustworthy.

Dr. Frederick J. Thompson

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Born in Genesee County, Dr. Thompson enjoys helping patients achieve a complete, healthy smile through restorative dental techniques. He became interested in prosthodontics through his passion for technology. He feels rewarded for helping improve lives through expedient, in-house restorative treatments.

Dr. Xena Alakailly

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Dr. Alakailly is a distinguished oral health and dental implant specialist known for her unwavering dedication to patient well-being and her extensive training. She holds numerous certifications and is dedicated to delivering exceptional healthcare.

Dr. Joshua L. Leal

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Dr. Leal’s skills span a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures. With a wealth of experience, a solid educational background, and a passion for staying at the forefront of advancements in the field, Dr. Leal has earned a reputation for excellence in oral surgery.

Why We’re the Right Choice

All of our surgeons are trained to administer anesthesia and sedation, allowing you to relax during your procedure. We put your comfort first, and we are happy to make any accommodations to help put you at ease.

Oral surgeons must undergo many additional years of training beyond dental school, which qualifies them to perform a broader range of surgical procedures, offer anesthesia, and treat complex cases.

You can complete registration forms online and set up appointments easily by submitting a contact form or calling our offices.

Our team designs a custom treatment plan designed just for you and your oral surgery needs.

All of our offices are equipped with advanced 3D imaging technology and equipment, which allows us to view detailed images of your condition and deliver predictable results.

We evaluate, diagnose, and treat all under one roof to provide a more streamlined experience to our patients. Our in-house prosthodontist works alongside our surgeons, giving patients the care they need.

Meet Our Team

Our surgical staff is trained to assist in anesthesia administration and monitor patients during treatment. Our front desk staff is well-versed in handling insurance claims as well as assisting with all of your scheduling needs. At Greater Michigan Oral Surgeons & Dental Implant Center, our team strives to create an environment where patients feel welcomed.

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