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Dr. C. Patrick Gray

Dr. C. Patrick Gray graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Science degree. He received many honors and awards. Dr. Gray is a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association. Dentistry is Dr. Gray’s passion, and he shows this every day in the personal care he gives to his patients and the generosity he extends to the community. Dr. C. Patrick Gray has taken many advanced dental courses to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques. He is a general dentist who also treats TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction), orthodontics, endodontics, and many surgical procedures, including wisdom teeth extractions. Dr. C. Patrick Gray is happily married and has six beautiful children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, health and fitness, and is an avid University of Michigan football fan.
Dr. C. Patrick Gray’s Awards:
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity – for excellence in scholarship for attaining the highest school scholastic standing in his four years of dental study at the University of Michigan Dental School Ormirron
  • Kappa Epsilon – honorary dental society Phi Kappa Phi – member of the honor society Wilfrid T.
  • Dempster Memorial Award – for excellence in Freshman Dental Anatomy
Dr. C. Patrick Gray’s Certifications:
  • United States Dental Institute
  • The American Academy of Head, Facial and Neck Pain and TMJ Orthopedics
  • International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics

 Dr. Michael J. Stusick D.D.S.

Dr. Stusick Dr. Stusick has been practicing in St. Joseph for over 30 years. He graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Lakeland Valley Dental Society and past president of the local society. Dr. Stusick is also on courtesy staff with Lakeland Medical Center. He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society – Midwest Region. Dr. Stusick did his undergraduate studies at Lake Forest College majoring in biochemistry. While attending college he also managed to play collegiate hockey and was a three-time First Team All-American College honoree. He has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and has attended the prestigious Kois Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Seattle, Washington. He also has completed numerous Continuing Education Dentistry Programs such as Orthodontics, Periodontics, Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Stusick has been voted “Favorite Dentist” with the local Herald-Palladium Newspaper several times. Dr. Stusick is married and resides in Lincoln Township with his family and is a true supporter of his community. His hobbies are ice hockey, snow skiing, golf outings, family trips and enjoying the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan.

Dr. Peter Vanbeck, D.D.S.

Dr. VanbeckDr. VanBeck received his DDS degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he was the recipient of the S. Rudolph Light Medical Education Scholarship. While in dental school, Dr. VanBeck cooked for the homeless in Ann Arbor and provided free dental work through the TAFT clinic and Give Kids a Smile Program. As a member of “Dentistry For All”, he provided free dental care to an underserved population in Comitancillo, Guatemala. Dr. VanBeck is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, The Lakeland Valley Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. Before Dr. VanBeck was a dentist, he was an active concert pianist. He performed solo and chamber music recitals throughout the United States and Europe, as well as gave master classes and lectures at music schools. He holds both a doctorate and a master’s degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and Bachelor’s Degrees in both piano performance and mathematics from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester, respectively. He graduated with honors from all three schools. Dr. VanBeck is fluent in Spanish and enjoys reading Spanish literature and watching Spanish films. In high school in Kalamazoo, he was a star tennis player but has recently developed an interest in playing disc golf. Also active in physical fitness, he enjoys bicycling and downhill skiing, which is a sport he has done his whole life. Dr. VanBeck resides in St. Joseph with his wife, Jennifer and his son, Jacob.



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2525 S Cleveland Ave St. Joseph, MI 49085