Meet The Doctors

Comfortable Environment, Exceptional Dentistry
Dr. David Newman

Dr. David Newman

Dr. David I. Newman was born in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1980. Dr. Newman followed in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Lawrence Newman, and his sister, Dr. Cheryl Newman, in becoming a dentist and working at the Dearborn Dental Office. Dr. Lawrence Newman, Dr. Cheryl Newman and Dr. David Newman worked together for many wonderful years until Dr. Lawrence Newman’s passing of cancer and Dr. Cheryl's early retirement to be with her family.

Dr. Newman understands how important your smile is and will make every effort to provide the gentlest dental care for you and your family. Dr. Newman loves practicing Dentistry and being able to work with so many talented professionals. He has been a Dentist for 38 years and looks forward to many more years to come with his wonderful staff and patients at Newman Family Dental.

When Dr. Newman is not at the dental office, he enjoys engaging in many outdoor sports, boating, and skiing out West with friends and family.




Dr. Jeffrey Adler

Dr. Jeffrey Adler

Dr. Jeffrey Adler is proud to have been serving patients in the Dearborn community for over 30 years. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1983 as one of Michigan's youngest, if not the youngest dentist, receiving his Dental School acceptance letter at the age of 19. With his warm, friendly smile and gentle approach toward dentistry, Dr. Adler enjoys making people happy and helping create beautiful, healthy smiles.

In addition to veneers, bonding, implants and other restorative treatments, Dr. Adler received post-graduate training in orthodontics, providing braces and aligner treatment, such as Invisalign, for over 30 years. Dr. Adler is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Detroit District Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Adler's goal is to provide quality services for his patients and to join with them in their efforts to achieve long-term excellent dental health through the highest level of care.

Outside the office, he enjoys his family life with his wife and three adult children, as well as creating sand sculptures, drawing, painting and writing an action-adventure novel.




Dr. Dale Garber

Dr. Dale Garber

Dr. Dale Garber was born in 1960 in Detroit and has been a Michigan native all of his life. His affiliation with the Newman family goes back to the early 1950’s when his father Fred Garber entered the University of Michigan Dental School’s Class of 1956 with Dr. Lawrence Newman and the families became lifelong friends. Twenty nine years later, Dr. Dale Garber graduated from the same dental school and later began practicing at Newman Family Dental Center.

Dr. Garber enjoys all aspects of dentistry and takes pride in making patients feel relaxed and comfortable in the dental office through his gentle demeanor and sense of humor. He likes to keep current with the latest technologies and is a member of the American Dental Association. Getting patients beyond their fears and providing them with the confidence that a healthy, beautiful smile brings is what Dr. Garber enjoys most about his profession. In his free time, Dr. Garber likes to keep physically fit through biking, half iron man triathlons, and marathons. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa, and his three children Samantha, Jenna, and Noah. He feels very fortunate to be a part of the Newman Family Dental Center team, for the past three decades!




Dr. Melissa Moccia-Patton

Dr. Melissa Moccia-Patton

Dr. Melissa Moccia-Patton grew up in Dearborn Heights and began working as an office assistant at Newman Family Dental while attending the University of Detroit Mercy. She continued to work at Newman Family Dental while completing her DDS at the University of Detroit Mercy. During this time, she was also trained as a lab assistant and dental assistant. It is because of her wide scope of training she has valuable knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the dental office.

Dr. Melissa has been practicing general dentistry at Newman Family Dental since 2007. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Detroit District Dental Society. Over the years, she has taken many post-graduate courses in many areas of dentistry. Many of her continuing areas of education include endodontics (root canals), oral surgery, and CAD/CAM.




Dr. Jeffrey S. Cohen

Dr. Jeffrey S. Cohen

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen was born in Windsor, Ontario. He received his undergraduate education and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada in 1988. He subsequently graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois in 1992. This was followed by an internship in anesthesiology at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Cohen then returned to Northwestern University Memorial Hospital completing a 4-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1997.

Dr. Cohen enjoys practicing the full scope of our specialty. This includes a special interest in dental implants, pathology, orthognathic, facial trauma and adjunctive cosmetic procedures for facial rejuvenation. He is an attending staff surgeon involved in educating the St. John-Macomb Hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residents and the Botsford Hospital Emergency Room residents. Dr. Cohen became certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2003 and is an Associate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery as well. He is certified in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support and is a CPR instructor.

Dr. Cohen resides in West Bloomfield, Michigan with his wife Stacy and his two daughters, Samantha and Madison who are avid dancers involved in competition. He enjoys playing tennis, skiing, scuba diving, deep sea and fly fishing as well as traveling.




Dr. Mark Isler

Dr. Mark Isler

Dr. Mark Isler graduated from the University of Detroit Dental School in 2005. Participating in the accelerated six year inter flex program, he received a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After practicing in Dearborn he returned to the University of Detroit School of Dentistry where he entered the Graduate Periodontal Residency program. Upon completion he achieved his Master of Science degree in Periodontics and became board certified by the State of Michigan. Dr. Isler has been published in the Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry journal for his clinical work. In addition, he has completed training and certification in advanced anesthesia and conscious sedation.

Dr. Isler makes educating his patients a top priority. By sharing his knowledge and expertise his patients are better able to choose the treatment that’s best for them. Dr. Isler’s patients enjoy his gentle touch, and treatment in a comfortable and relaxed environment.







Meet Our Team

Comfortable Environment, Exceptional Dentistry
Administrative Team

Our Administrative Team

Here at Newman Family Dental, we are very proud of our front desk, administrative team. They are your first contact when you call or visit our office. Our patients consistently give us feedback as to how comfortable they feel when they call us and arrive for their visit. Pleasant, warm, welcoming and understanding are often the words used to describe our administrative team, but that’s only half the picture.

The front desk team, as well as all of us here at Newman Family Dental, are very conscious of the fact that choosing a dental office for you and your family is a decision you do not take lightly. Our administrative team understands the importance of great dental health and how it affects your overall health. In addition to being pleasant, patients tell us how well cared for they feel. Our team are experts at navigating through the complexities of insurance plans and helping you coordinate any and all appointments you need. We look forward to your call.


Tammy

Tammy

Hygienist

Tammy has been a Dental Hygienist for 31 years and has worked at Newman Family Dental since 1996. She graduated with an associate's degree in Science of Dental Hygiene at Ferris State University in 1987. She is also certified in Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide from U of D Mercy and continues to advance her education by taking courses yearly. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 30 years and her two kids, Megan and Joshua. As an avid outdoor person, she loves golfing, snowmobiling, motorcycling, hunting up North, kayaking and spending time with friends and family.


Roxann

Roxann

Hygienist

Since she was 6 years old, Roxann wanted to be a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Wayne County Community College with an Associate degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene. Roxann graduated at the top of her class and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for nearly 17 years. She has a son and a cocker spaniel named Zoey. Outside of work, Roxann loves working out at the gym and enjoys learning/reading about natural remedies and products.


Kim

Kim

Hygienist

Kim has been with Newman Family Dental for 22 years as a Dental Hygienist. She received her associate's degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene at Wayne County Community College in 1996, then went on to get her bachelor's at U of D Mercy in 2003. Kim also received advanced training in Local Anesthesia from U of D Mercy. When Kim is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years and her two kids, Isabella and Enzo. She also enjoys going to her daughter's swimming competitions, camping, Tae Kwon Doe, being at the pool and volunteering at the kids' school in the cafeteria and parties.


Laura

Laura

Hygienist

Laura has worked at Newman Family Dental for 25 years. She graduated from U of D Mercy in 1989 and received her bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene in 1992. She is also certified in Local Anesthesia through U of D Dental School in 2015. Laura has two daughters and has been married to her husband, Floyd, for 17 years. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with her friends and family.


Paula

Paula

Hygienist

Paula has been at Newman Family Dental since she graduated from hygiene school in 1998. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, and an Associate of Science from Wayne County Community College. Paula works every Friday and one Saturday a month. The rest of her time is spent taking care of her daughters, her dogs and her husband.


Tanya

Tanya

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tanya received her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998 from Wayne County College. She has been a registered dental hygienist in the Dearborn/Dearborn Heights area for over 20 years. She is also certified to administer Nitrous oxide and local anesthetic. She enjoys educating her patients on achieving optimal dental health. When she is not in the office she enjoys traveling and spending time with her 3 kids Adam, Grace, Anna and her husband Ed.


Dental Assistants group photo

Our Dental Assistants

At Newman Family Dental Center, we are so appreciative of our dental assistants, many of whom have been with our practice for over 20 years. Our dental assistants work side by side with our dentists, and we are so lucky to have so many caring and gentle assistants. They know our patients so well, and our patients love seeing a familiar face when they come in for dental visits. Our assistants help make each and every visit feels like visiting an old friend.

Our assistants are vital to our dentists at Newman Family Dental Center. They help with all our procedures so the treatment goes quickly and comfortably. Our entire dental team stays up to date with all new innovations by taking continuing education classes. We are so fortunate to have such wonderful caring people at Newman Family Dental Center.







Our Philosophy

Comfortable Environment, Exceptional Dentistry

Our Philosophy

Through quality dental care, thorough patient education and gentle, compassionate services, we help our patients achieve a healthy smile and a healthy life.


Total Health Approach

To us, dentistry goes beyond simply creating beautiful smiles. We understand the impact your oral health has on your entire body, which is why we take a total health approach to your care.

When diagnosing and planning treatments, we offer solutions and preventive measures that will ensure optimum oral health combined with the full-body benefits that come from a truly healthy mouth.


Patient Education

Because we are committed to your lasting oral health and wellness, we make patient education a priority. We will teach you about the importance of maintaining a good dental health and help you understand the “whys” behind your care. Every treatment and procedure will be fully explained before we begin, and we will answer any questions you might have. Additionally, we will educate you on how to best maintain your smile for years to come!


Modern Technology

We are always improving and adopting the most modern dental procedures and equipment because we know they help us provide more accurate diagnoses, more comfortable treatments and higher quality results. Some of our current technologies include digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, 3D scanners and lasers, to name a few. Additionally, we ensure that all procedures are safe and comfortable by using the latest sterilization techniques.


Caring Atmosphere

It’s important to us that you achieve lasting health, but we also want to make sure you have a great time with us! We are dedicated to your comfort and work hard to create a caring atmosphere where you can feel relaxed as you receive comprehensive, quality care. Our friendly and caring team has a special gift for putting patients at ease and always works with a gently touch. We strive to be attentive, respectful, punctual and compassionate in everything we do.


Comprehensive Services

We do more than provide great care – we provide great care for the entire family under one roof! We’re proud to offer a wide range of multi-specialty services, including cosmetics, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and orthodontics, all in-house for your convenience. No more running around from practice to practice. You can enjoy all the care you need, right here in our office. We even offer evening and Saturday appointments, as well as see emergencies same day!


Maximized Relaxation

We’ve been around since 1959 and most of our team members have been with us for over 20 years! With this vast experience in the dental field, we are able to provide an exceptionally high standard of care to each patient that comes through our doors. Plus, we do it at an affordable price! We understand your needs and will always do our best to fulfill them. We’ve gained the trust of the community through the quality of our care, and we intend to maintain that trust.

Our friendly team takes the time to get to know you personally. Services