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(734) 329-5284

Gentle Dental of Westland
825 S Wayne Road, Westland, MI 48186

Dr. Stephen C. Degenhardt is a skilled orthodontist with his focus to create, fabricate, or use orthodontic appliances to straighten teeth and jaws so that normal function and aesthetics can be achieved. He strives on creating a comfortable environment for his patients, treating them as if they are part of his family. He makes sure to build a relationship with his patients by verbally engaging and making jokes to keep his patients smiling.

Dr. Degenhardt achieved a degree in biology from the undergraduate schools Roanoke College and Michigan State University. He graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York in 2018. He continued his education and completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2021.

Some of his notable achievements and recognitions include the Fein Scholarship award, which was awarded to him for being the top scholarship to third year orthodontic resident, and the Dean’s Scholar award for being part of the Top 10 GPA of Dental School student. Dr. Degenhardt has experience in volunteer work including Give Kids a Smile and Columbia-Harlem Homeless Dental Partnership “Free Clinic”. He is part of a couple dental affiliations like American Association of Orthodontics, Michigan Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and Michigan Dental Association.

While out of the office, Dr. Degenhardt enjoys outdoor activities, like snowboarding, waterskiing, and sailing, and exercising, like swimming, yoga, and weightlifting. He has a dog named Finnegan and loves to travel to adventurous locations with his wife. He is fluent in speaking English and knows some Spanish.

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Traditional Michigan (MI) Medicaid plans not accepted:

Michigan (MI) Medicaid is accepted for patients 18 and under.

The Healthy Michigan Plans are accepted for adults.

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

* 2nd & 4th Saturdays

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Office Hours

  • Monday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday
    8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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New patients are welcome! To request an appointment use our online form or call:

(734) 329-5284

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Gentle Dental of Westland

825 S Wayne Road, Westland, MI 48186

(734) 329-5284

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