Phone: (586) 275-7667

At Michigan Periodontics and Implants, our team members maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the periodontal dental implant fields. Meet our Team:

Bassam M. Kinaia, DDS, MS, DICOI

Board Certified Periodontist & Dental Implant Specialist
Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Dr. Bassam Kinaia is the Director of the Graduate Periodontics Specialty Program at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He is a Board Certified Periodontist from the American Board of Periodontology and the State of Michigan. He has obtained the prestigious designation of Diplomate from the American Academy of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Detroit Mercy - School of Dentistry in Detroit, Michigan. He completed his Master of Science (MS) and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Periodontology and Dental Implants at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and St. John Hospital Health System in Michigan. Dr. Kinaia is devoted to teaching and research where he obtained a certificate of Excellence from the American Academy of Periodontology in recognition of his teaching and research fellowship. As a Director and Associate Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, he teaches residents and periodontists the most recent surgical techniques in the fields of Dental Implants and Periodontology. This year, Dr. Kinaia is the recipient of the prestigious AAP 2018 Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics.

He is a clinician with years of private practice experience with specific interest in dental implant and periodontal plastic surgery to enhance aesthetic outcomes in Cosmetic Restorative dentistry. He has been chosen as Michigan's Top Periodontist by HOUR magazine. He lectures nationally in the United States and internationally, and has numerous publications and research in the field of Periodontology and Dental Implants. He is a dilomate and active member of many professional organizations including:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Board of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Midwest Society of Periodontology
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Michigan Periodontal Specialty Board
  • Macomb Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society

Dr. Kinaia maintains the highest levels of accreditation and lectures nationally and internationally on the latest trends in periodontics and dental implants.


Susan White

Office Manager
Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Susan has been part of the dental community for over 20 years. Susan started out her career as a chairside dental assistant and over the years has had the wonderful opportunity to hold many different positions within the office. Susan has a passion for all things dental. She enjoys all aspects of the dental office and having the opportunity to establish and maintain lasting relationships with our patients. Outside of her dental family, Susan has been married to her amazing husband for 18 years and they have 2 beautiful daughters, Avery and Addison. Together, they enjoy spending time with their dog Teddy, going to the movies and traveling.




Eve Batres

Treatment Coordinator
Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Eve has been in the dental field over 12 years. Eve is also obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Business and Accounting.  Her ability to be resourceful and compassionate with our patients, allows our patients to obtain a level of confidence with their decision of treatment.  Outside of the workplace, Eve loves spending time with her two boys and loving husband.



Suzy Najah

Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Suzy has been part of the dental field for 5 years. Suzy is always ready and willing to help our patients as a front desk team member. She is working towards a degree in dental hygiene. When she isnt't at work she enjoys spending time with her family and going on bike rides and traveling. She also enjoys spending quality time with her brothers and watching sports.

Andi Sjoblom

Lead Assistant
Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Andi has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. Andi loves to make her patient’s feel comfortable and is confident in the care she is providing during all treatments. In her spare time, she and her husband Joe enjoy spending quality family time with all four of their kiddos and attending as many of their school activities and sporting events as possible.

Rita Shaooni

Insurance Specialist
Michigan Periodontics & Implants



Contact Us

Michigan Periodontics & Implants

Michigan Periodontics & Implants
Phone: (586) 275-7667
Fax: (586) 275-7872

3058 Metropolitan Parkway Suite #110Sterling Heights, MI 48310