Making Patients Smile in Metro Detroit since 1986.
Welcome to Dr. Michael P. Girskis DDS, MS & Associates. We are conveniently located in Livonia, MI off I-275 and serve the entire Metro Detroit area. Here, our experienced staff know the importance of good dental health It is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating delicious foods! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.
We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment and keep them comfortable while offering them necessary comprehensive care in a state of the art facility. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we created a soothing environment, and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care.
Dr. Michael P. Girskis, DDS, MS - Prosthodontist
Dr. Michael P. Girskis received his undergraduate dental education at The University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1983. He completed a General Practice Residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit in 1984 and completed a residency in prosthodontics at The University of Michigan in 1986.
He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, American Dental Association and numerous local dental societies. His practice has been limited to prosthodontics since 1986.
Married to Denise since 1982, they have two grown daughters and a golden retriever named Charlie. He enjoys playing with his dog and teeing it up whenever possible.
Dr. Girskis is currently a football coach at Loyola High School in Detroit. In 2010, Dr. Girskis was named “Assistant High School Football Coach of the Year” by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association while coaching at Fr. Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor.
Dr. Sharitha Uchil - Prosthodontist
SAAV Prosthodontics PC
Dr. Sharitha Uchil is a trained Prosthodontist with several years of experience. Dr. Uchil’s key interest in prosthetic dentistry led her to University of Texas School of Dentistry where she completed her Preceptorship in Oral Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Uchil worked with Maxillofacial Oncology patients during rotation at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston to provide restorative dental care to oral cancer patients. Her passion for helping patients regain a smile also led her to complete Preceptorship in Prosthodontics. She completed her post-graduation with a Master of Science in Dentistry and a certificate in Prosthodontics from University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston. Dr. Uchil has a specialty license to practice Prosthodontics in the State of Michigan.
Dr. Uchil spends her free time with her husband Vilas and their two boys Aadith and Ayan. Together they enjoy touring the beautiful state of Michigan and all it has to offer. She also enjoys practicing Indian classical, contemporary, lyrical jazz and other forms of dance. Dr. Uchil participates each year in events that assist in fundraising to help our community.
Ellen - Hygienist
Larissa - Office Manager
Beth - Hygienist
Kala - Assistant
Calli - Assistant