About Caring Convenient Dentistry


Paul Hanysz, DDS

When it comes to preserving, enhancing and beautifying our smiles, we all want the best. The best care. The best service. The best results. It's as simple as that.

Dr. Hanysz graduated from University of Michigan in 1986 and completed his residency at Ann Arbor Veteran's Administration hospital in 1987. He's a member of the East Lansing Rotary Club and member and co-founder of Mid-Michigan Men's Interdisciplinary Study Club. He looks forward to bringing out the full beauty of your smile.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his daughter, Peyton, golfing, working out and spending time at his cottage on Lake Margrethe in Grayling.

Mohammad Khalil, DDS

Bradley Merritt, DDS

Dr. Bradley Merritt is a recent graduate of Detroit Mercy and performed his undergraduate studies at Kalamazoo College. He is originally from Bloomfield Hills and now lives in downtown Detroit. He is a big sports fan, especially MSU-Go Green! He likes to spend his downtime golfing and spending time with his friends and family. He is excited to be joining our family and we are excited to have him here as well.

Meet Our Caring Team

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Office Manager

Michelle is the Team Leader at Caring Convenient Dentistry. Michelle has had a love for the dental field from a very young age. She is very passionate about complete health dentistry, and enjoys building lifelong relationships with patients. When not working she enjoys spending time with her daughter, fiancé, and Great Dane in northern Michigan.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole is a graduate of Lansing Community College. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 2002. Nicole loves being a health advocate and educating her patients about their oral health. Nicole's favorite things about her career are the many rewards found in her patient relationships. Seeing the improvements in their conditions and getting to know each patient and their families keeps her excited about work every day. She prides herself in her thorough and gentle approach. Nicole is also passionate about her family and sewing.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Julie is a graduate of the Lansing Community College Dental Hygiene program and has been practicing since 1991. She and her husband, Stan, live in Lansing and enjoy golfing, traveling and visiting family in northern Michigan.

"It has been a pleasure getting to know many people, being a part of your lives, and helping to ensure the best for you and your oral health".

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Jaime graduated from Delta College in 2001 with an Associate's Degree in applied science in Dental hygiene. As a dental hygienist, she loves getting to know her patients and helping them with their dental needs as well as improving their overall health and wellness. Jaime grew up in AuGres and currently resides in St. Charles. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and their children.

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Certified Dental Assistant

Missy attended Evert College, Dental assisting program. She is x-ray certified and has been dental assisting for 5 years. When not working she enjoys being with her family. She has 3 sons.

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Certified Dental Assistant

Ericka graduated in Dental Assisting from Ross Medical in January 2011. She has been with Caring Convenient Dentistry since 2013. She is very, very passionate about dentistry. Every day she is a part of helping people change their lives and transform their oral health awareness. She thrives on learning and educating others as well as for herself. She is a constant as a healthcare advocate in oral health. Ericka's enjoyment in life are her husband, her son (5) and daughter (2). They love listening and dancing to music and a lot of times while doing fun art projects. Life should be lived with joy and every day she gets to spend with her family and doing dentistry: that joy is fulfilled.

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Linda is the appointment coordinator for the office. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University. Her husband, 3 teenage boys and dog keep her very busy when she is not in the office. She also loves gardening and jogging. Linda loves building relationships with people and helping them to achieve healthy smiles.

Our Dental Philosophy

Lifelong Relationships

Your dental experience should be all about you. Our friendly team members take the time to get to know you as an individual. We know that you have unique needs and desires, and we do everything we can to fulfill them. We value our time with you and hope to build a trusted relationship that lasts.

Total Health Approach

We enjoy the lifetime relationships we build with our patients, and we especially enjoy helping patients gain lifetime health. We keep your overall health and well-being in mind during every treatment. When performing exams and making diagnoses, we take into account how your oral health impacts your entire body. We even perform routine blood pressure checks to check your body's health! Our team does everything in their power to help you achieve both a healthy smile and a healthy body.

Patient-Focused Team

What do patients love about our practice? That they can see how much we truly care. We have a kind and friendly team that's dedicated to putting your needs first and making your visit one of the best around.

Exceptional Customer Service

Patient satisfaction is one of our top priorities. From the front desk to the treatment chair, we work hard to meet your needs. We are thoughtful and approachable, always extending a listening ear and helping hand. We truly care about you and your family and want your experience with us to be enjoyable.

Patient Education

We not only want to be your dentist for life, we want you to enjoy excellent oral health for life. Because of this, we are committed to providing you with all the details of your care. We make sure you are well-informed regarding how your oral health affects your overall health, as well as how to maintain at-home preventive care. Keeping you well-informed and knowledgeable regarding your health is a priority to us.

Quality Dentistry

We strive to offer the highest quality dentistry in the area and always aspire to keep improving. Our team is knowledgeable, skilled and experienced. Some of us have been in the dental field for more than 30 years, and you'll notice the difference that makes in the quality of your care.

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If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

Our team is skilled, knowledgeable and detailed.

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