Dental Staff & Team
The office is located in beautiful Walled Lake at the intersection of South Commerce Road and Decker. Facilities include a large wellness center with five dental chairs in the main treatment area. It is a modem practice where cutting edge dental equipment and technology are used, and the infection control standards are updated regularly.
The First Visit
Your first visit is one with great importance. It will be a one hour appointment, the doctor has set aside for you. If you have specific concerns, this is a great opportunity to discuss them with the doctor. A complete exam and treatment plan will be formulated. A full mouth set of x-rays must be present, if none are available, a set will be taken for diagnostic purposes.
Dentist – Dr. Darren Schweymaier
Dr. Darren J Schweymaier has owned his practice for 16 years. Dr. Schweymaier is a ’96 honors graduate of the University of Detroit. He completed a dental internship in Bay Mills, Michigan as well as a Residency Program at St. John’s Mercy Medical center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Darren is a resident of the Walled Lake area with his wife and 2 children since 2000. Dr. Darren is Invisalign certified and currently an active member in the following societies:
- ADA – American Dental Association,
- MDA – Michigan Dental Association,
- AGD – Academy of General Dentistry,
- AACD – American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry
- IAO – International Association Of Orthodontics
- MAOS -Mid-America Orthodontic Society
- ATPA – Appliance Therapy Practitioners Association
Office Manager – Becky Roose
Becky has 30 years combined experience in dental assisting and dental office management. She has lived in the area all her life and enjoys the lakes area and residents she has gotten to know through the dental office. Becky has been with Dr. Schweymaier at Community Dental since 2005. She enjoys meeting new people and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Schweymaier and his team appreciate the importance of continuing education and technology. They have traveled as a team to San Antonio Texas for the American Dental Association continuing education forum, and have worked in the lakes community to further educate children on the importance of dental care. In August of 2010 the Community dental team celebrated the ten year anniversary of the office by hosting a family centered gathering for all residents and patients alike.
We look forward to and appreciate the opportunity of serving the community for many years to come.
Hygienist – Jackie Jackman
Jackie has worked for Community Dental for 16 years and has over 30 years as hygienist. Jackie graduated from U of M dental hygiene program in 1983 – RDH BS.
Jackie is a busy mother of three all star kids . She enjoys attending hockey games that her kids are involved in as well as Detroitâ€™s own Red Wings. Her family has settled in the Lakes area and participate in many local activities.
Hygienist – Karyn Zeff
Karyn earned her B.S. from U-D Mercy in 1995. With over 20 yearsâ€™ experience as a registered dental hygienist working in West Bloomfield, Northville, and Walled Lake, Karyn has worked with and truly understands patients of all ages, needs, and concerns. Karyn has worked for Dr. Schweymaier for 8 years. An excellent communicator with a vibrant yet calming personality, Karyn provides superior dental care as the newest member of the Community Dental Team. She is a wife and mother of two boys.
Dental Assistant – Alex Murray
Alex has been working as a dental assistant for 16 years and 10 of those years has been with Dr. Schweymaier. Alex has also been the Oakland Dental Assisting instructor for 3 years. She likes to paint in her spare time and has recently taken up landscaping as a hobby. Alex is a mother of two and lives in White Lake.
Dental Assistant – Christina Sampeer
Christina has 3 years wirh Dr. Schweymaier and has lived in Walled Lake for 23 years.Â She attended Walled Lake Central and is currently the Poms coach at Central. Christina graduated from Oakland Dental Assisting School in the spring of 2013 and is continuing her education at Oakland University for Exercise Science.