Dr. Latcham received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, following his graduations from University of Detroit High School and Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. He also earned the prestigious Masters award (MAGD) the highest available from the Academy of General Dentistry.
Latcham has been an evaluator for Clinicians Report, a non-profit educational research organization. Their monthly reports are published worldwide in seven languages.
Dr. Latcham balances his busy career with an active home life. He and his cherished wife, Linda, enjoy skiing, water sports, sailing, and biking with their four terrific sons. Commitment to family, community, and patient satisfaction is part of what makes Pointe Dental Group great!
“I love visiting Dr. Latcham and the team at Pointe Dental Group. I appreciate that they take the time to listen to you, explain what they're doing, and why they're doing it… For over a decade I've been going to Pointe Dental Group and I don't plan to switch any time soon!”
Dr. Paul Van Walleghem has been practicing Dentistry for 30 years and Dental Sleep Medicine for 25 years.
Dr. Van Walleghem is known for his professional approach, attention to detail, and warm and caring manner. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1986 with honors. Dr. Van Walleghem received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1999, and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Paul Van Walleghem helps Macomb and Wayne County residents get a more restful night's sleep, as well. Dr. Van Walleghem recently became an American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) Diplomate. ABDSM is the board for the leading national organization for dentists who treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective alternative treatment to the standard continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. Earning Diplomate status from the ABDSM is a unique honor that recognizes special competency in dental sleep medicine.
“Dr. Van Walleghem is the best. He makes me feel at ease when I'm nervous. I always feel he really cares about me and my dental needs. He's always gentle and kind.”
Dr. James Cox specializes in general dentistry. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from University of Michigan following a BS from Central Michigan University. Dr. Cox is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Detroit District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Cox enjoys classical music, choral singing, golfing, history, and photography. He is also a member of both his church choir and church board.
“I had Dr. Cox taking care of some long overdue dental work I needed done. [He] did a great job and [was] pleasant throughout my time there.”
Dr. Ruth Mannschreck has practiced dentistry in the Grosse Pointe area for over twenty years. After graduating from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, with honors, she completed a general practice residency at University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital. She has taught at University of Illinois at Chicago and Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry.
Dr. Mannschreck has a passion for continuing education, particularly in the areas of full mouth reconstruction, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry. She is currently working on a Certificate of Aesthetic and Contemporary Dentistry at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Mannschreck is devoted to her husband, Jack, and their four children. She enjoys music, gourmet cooking, reading, and sports. She also volunteers in her community and is active within her church.
“Dr. Mannschreck is a great and caring dentist.”
Dr. David Bartolovic is originally from Windsor, Ontario. He is a Michigan Board Certified prosthodontist who has been practicing dentistry in the Metro Detroit area since 2004. Prosthodontists are experts in the restoration and replacement of teeth – they make smiles look beautiful and function the way they should.
Dr. Dave attended the University of Windsor where he earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree with a major in Biology. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (D.D.S.) in 2000. He went on to pursue further education at Indiana University School of Dentistry, obtaining his Prosthodontics Certificate in 2003 and a Masters of Science Degree in Dentistry (M.S.D.) in 2005.
Dr. Dave is currently on the Michigan Dental Association Peer Review Committee for the specialty of prosthodontics, and is very involved in organized dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Oakland County Dental Society, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Bartolovic has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education, focusing on cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. He completed the surgical implant dentistry curriculum at the Hands On Training Institute in London, Ontario, and has also obtained extensive training at Montefiore Hospital in New York, becoming certified in both oral and I.V. conscious sedation.
From a young age, Dr. Dave knew dentistry was his calling. He has an absolute love for his profession and is completely devoted to taking care of each and every one of his patients with the utmost care and concern.
Dr. Dave is happily married to his wife, and they are expecting the birth of their son in the fall of 2018. He currently lives in Grosse Pointe Woods. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, cooking, barbecuing and traveling with his wife.