Meet Our Doctors — Livonia, MI

  • Chet Regula, DMD

    Dr. Chet Regula founded our practice in 1987. He earned his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania & is also trained as an orthodontist. For the last 15 years he has been the only team dentist of the Detroit Lions. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with family, staying fit & fly-fishing.

  • Vimal Saigal, DDS

    Dr. Vimal Saigal earned his DDS from New York University. His focus is educating his patients on the body-mouth connection to their health. He has been voted one of Michigans’ top dentists by Hour Detroit Magazine. In his free time, he enjoys movies, music, tennis, playing saxophone & spending time with family & friends.

  • David Heys, DDS

    Dr. David Heys earned his DDS from the University of Michigan. He prioritizes building long-lasting relationships with patients so he can customize their dental care. Outside the office he enjoys spending time with his wife & children as well as traveling & playing golf.

  • Jason Zimmerman, DDS

    Born and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Zimmerman completed his undergraduate studies at Albion College, and continued on to the University of Detroit Dental School.

    Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Zimmerman had the opportunity to work as an associate for some of the area's top dentists, most recently for the official group dental practice affiliated with the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions. These experiences helped shape his philosophical approach to caring for patients. Finding Dr. Regula's' standards and values as high as his own, Dr. Zimmerman joined the team.' My passion and accessibility to my patients are my greatest assets. I hope to help all my patients exceed their optimal dental health.'

    In his dwindling free time, Dr. Zimmerman is learning how to raise two daughters while trying to keep up as a Detroit sports fan.

  • Susannah Lyddon, DMD

    Dr. Susannah Lyddon was raised in Plymouth, Michigan with her Mom, Dad, and two younger sisters.

    Dr. Lyddon graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science. She then moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, Dr. Lyddon completed a one-year General Practice Residency at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan.

    Dr. Lyddon enjoys making meaningful connections with her patients and strives to help them achieve dental health through personalized, quality and compassionate care. Dr. Lyddon is passionate about being a lifelong learner and improving her knowledge through continuing education to benefit her patients.

    When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, figure skating, and relaxing with a good book.

    Dr. Lyddon is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

  • Kosta Patsarikas, DDS

    Dr. Kosta Patsarikas graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences. Dr. Patsarikas then moved to Ann Arbor to attend the University of Michigan school of Dentistry. Dr. Patsarikas prioritizes building strong relationships with patients in order to provide great dental care. Outside of work, he enjoys being active, playing golf, basketball, and soccer.

  • Joao Najar, DDS

    Dr. Najar graduated from Dental School in 1994 in Sao Paulo Brazil. He completed 2 years of Post-Doctoral Program in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry at University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

    Dr. Najar is a faculty member at University of Michigan in the Cariology, Restorative Science and Endodontics Department.

    In his free time Dr. Najar enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and tennis.

  • Omar Masabni, Periodontist

    Dr. Omar Mario Masabni is a Board Certified Periodontist & Dental Implant Surgeon and has earned the prestigious Diplomate status from the American Board of Periodontology.

    Dr. Masabni has earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the American University of Beirut and his Bachelor of Oral & Dental Surgery Degree with high distinction for ranking top one, from BAU – Faculty of Dentistry, where the Lebanese Prime Minister recognized him with Gamal Abdel Nasser Award for Academic Distinction.

    During his dental studies, Dr. Masabni developed a strong interest in periodontal medicine and then relocated to Detroit, Michigan in pursuance of his acceptance into the University of Detroit, where he served as chief resident. He completed three additional years of specialty training in Periodontology, Implantology & IV sedation, where he received a Certificate in Periodontics & Dental Implant Surgery and a Master of Science from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

    Dr. Masabni received numerous honors and awards including the Zahi Khalaf Merit Award for Academic Excellence from the International College of Dentists and the Best Interdisciplinary/Complex Clinical Case Award from the Michigan Periodontal Association. Dr. Masabni was offered membership in the prestigious International Jesuit Honor Society – Alpha Sigma NU for ranking in the top 15% of the class during his specialty training.

    In addition to dentistry, he was also passionate about playing the violin where he spent long hours of practice in the conservatory of music and was rewarded with a diploma of musical excellence twelve years after he picked up his first violin. Dr. Masabni performed with several national symphony orchestras, wining numerous awards.

    Dr. Masabni is devoted to teaching and is currently an Affiliate Professor at the University of Detroit – School of Dentistry, encouraging the next generation of dentists to have the same passion for periodontology and dedication to serving patients.

    Periodontal plastic surgery is his passion and harmonizes his strong interest in dentistry, music and teaching - as it encompasses them all.

  • Thomas Stein, Endodontist

    Bio coming soon.

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Our Location

38000 Ann Arbor Trail, Livonia, MI 48150

Hours of Operation

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OPEN UNTIL 8PM & ON SATURDAYS!

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

12:00 Pm-8:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed