Our dental professionals are dedicated to your oral health, and make restoring and maintaining your beautiful smile our top priority. We make use of state-of-the-art technology to provide comfortable, pain-free care throughout your entire treatment, and have our own in-house lab to quickly create high-quality custom appliances for your use. Our affordable dental care in Lansing, Michigan, is often available in same-day treatments, and we love welcoming walk-ins to our office.
We invite you to call us today to learn more about Healthy Smiles Dental Care™ of Lansing and schedule your appointment with one of our dentists at our family-friendly office. We are eager to meet you!
Meet Our Doctors
Steven Rodriguez, DDS
Dr. Steven Rodriguez is the owner of Healthy Smiles Dental Care. He has 25 years of experience in the dental field. Dr. Rodriguez performs procedures such as root canals, crowns and bridges, full and partial dentures, retreating root canals, placing implants, cosmetic dentistry and Invisalign®. In addition, he has special training in oral surgery. Dr. Rodriguez has developed a straightforward approach to dentistry in which he gives his patients a compassionate treatment plan to ensure long-lasting oral health. Dr. Rodriguez received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Michigan. Dr. Rodriguez is committed to providing the highest quality dental care at an affordable price.
Robert Bettman, DDS
Dr. Robert Bettman received his dental degree from the University of Michigan in 1983. Along with his regular continuing education classes, Dr. Bettman has also been Invisalign® Certified and Rondeau Orthodontic Certified, and he participates in an Implant Study Club.
With over 30 years’ experience, Dr. Bettman provides quality care for our patients in our modern, state-of-the-art practice through services including veneers, implants, root canals, crown and bridge, TMJ, whitening, and dentures.
Meet Our Team
Our amazing dental team at Healthy Smiles Dental Care™ of Lansing in Lansing, Michigan, works with our dentists to provide the high-quality, affordable dental care you deserve! Our talented and experienced dental professionals are always ready to meet your oral needs and help you achieve a beautiful smile. Call or visit our office today to meet our team and schedule your appointment! We look forward to serving you!
Michelle has been a dental receptionist for the past 23 years. She has worked with Healthy Smiles for three of those years as a dental receptionist. She is a team player who cares about the patients and loves her co-workers.
Michelle is married with five children and five grandchildren. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Martha, Insurance Coordinator
Martha is our Insurance Coordinator and has been with Healthy Smiles for two years. She enjoys the teamwork among the staff and family atmosphere of the office.
Martha has three children – two girls and one boy. In her free time, she likes to go on walks with her children.
Rebecca has been a receptionist for Healthy Smiles for five years. She is also a CDA (Certified Dental Assistant). This enables her to help out at both the front desk and clinical area.
Rebecca has two daughters and enjoys hanging out with family and watching sports in her free time.
Patricia graduated from Lansing Community College’s dental hygiene program in 2005. She has been with Healthy Smiles for 6 years. She thinks of her co-workers as family and likes that the team has fun but takes their work very seriously. Patricia enjoys that the office works as a team, not individuals, putting the patients’ care first.
Patricia has been married for 30 years and has three children and five grandchildren. She likes going camping, fishing, bowling, and watching the Detroit Tigers.
Felicia graduated from Delta College as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2012. She completes continuing education classes throughout the year and volunteers her hygiene skills to provide free cleanings a couple of times a year. What Felicia likes best about working at Healthy Smiles is that everyone is very team oriented and caring, along with the loyal patients. She enjoys easing patients’ anxiety and earning their trust as a compassionate provider.
Felicia is happily married and has a stepson in elementary school. During her free time, she likes to be outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Cherie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist with Healthy Smiles for one year. She received her RDH from Lansing Community College in 1993. She has 36 years of dental experience: 13 years of chairside assisting in 4-handed dentistry and orthodontics, and 23 years of dental hygiene, including 5 ½ years of specializing in periodontics.
For the last 9 years, Cherie has been a Dental Lead on weekends, setting up mobile dentistry clinics stateside and abroad. In doing so she is able to give back and take care of the dental needs of the brave service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. She contributes to the success of the practice with her extensive experience, integrity, and compassion, and she enjoys how everyone in the office cares about one another like family.
Tori, RDA, CDA, COA
Tori graduated with honors from the dental assisting program at Washtenaw Community College. She will receive her Associate in Applied Science in dental assisting in 2017. Tori has been a Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant, and Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Healthy Smiles since 2015. Tori also serves as the President of Central District Dental Assistants Society, committee member for Michigan Dental Assistants Association, and is also a member of the American Dental Assistants Association. She attends continuing education classes for professional development and patient education courses. Her favorite part about working with Healthy Smiles is the teamwork and patients.
Tori is a mother to two awesome children, Jalen and Jada. She is a soccer mom who also participates in a women’s soccer league in her free time.
Yani, Dental Assistant
Yanira has been a dental assistant for 19 years and with Health Smiles for nearly two years. She is continuing her education at Lansing Community College to become a Registered Dental Assistant. Yanira likes the opportunity that working with Healthy Smiles has given her to meet people in the community and become more socially involved. She contributes to the practice by communicating and sharing knowledge with her team members. Together, they make Healthy Smiles a better place for the community.
Yanira is a mother to three beautiful children: Jennifer, a college student; Oscar, a high school student; and Jason, who is in elementary. In her free time, Yanira loves to cook and watch her children’s sporting events.