Grosse Pointe & Shelby Township


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Dr. Joanne Yihan

Dr. Joanne Yihan, Periodontist

Dr. Yihan completed her undergraduate work (BS) at University of California, Irvine and received Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of Michigan. After practicing general dentistry for one year, she was trained for three more years in Periodontics and Dental Implantology at the University of Detroit Mercy, receiving a Master of Science (MS) and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from St. John Providence Health Hospital. She served as a chief resident for one year at her final year of the residency.

Dr. Yihan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is also board certified by the Michigan State Specialty examiners in periodontics. Dr. Yihan has the certificate in IV conscious sedation while maintaining ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) certificate current. Dr. Yihan also had training in epidemiology and received Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at the University of Michigan. She has published multiple research work in the field of epidemiology and implant dentistry.

As a dedicated wife and mother of two, Dr. Yihan has a busy life outside of dentistry. She enjoys teaching her children how to read and write Korean for bilingual education. She also has great appreciation for excellent craftsmanship in old antique pieces.

Dr. Yihan is a firm believer of cooperative dental service for the best patient care. She and her professional dental group look forward to meeting you and providing you with the best periodontal/implant treatment possible.

Dr. Whitney D. Weiner

Dr. Whitney D. Weiner, Periodontist

Dr. Whitney D. Weiner was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She began her professional education at The Colorado College, where she was awarded a full academic scholarship. After graduating with honors, she went on to the prestigious University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where she received numerous awards including being the sole recipient of a scholarship for outstanding achievement in periodontics.

Following dental school, Dr. Weiner spent three years training in the post-graduate periodontics program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and was awarded a specialty certification in periodontics and a master’s degree in Craniofacial Genetics. Her research evaluating how inflammation and genetic susceptibility to disease contribute to overall periodontal risk has been recognized at the national level.

Following residency, Dr. Weiner’s husband was offered the opportunity to run a steel business in Wollongong, Australia. Dr. Weiner made the most of the opportunity as well, serving as the only periodontist in three multi-specialist practices. In 2015, Dr. Weiner and her husband relocated to Birmingham, Michigan, to raise their son Jake.