Meet the Doctors of Waterford Family Dental Care
Each member of the Waterford Family Dental Care has one thing in common: they believe that patient care is paramount. We want you to feel like you are part of our dental family. Whether it be scheduling appointments, greeting you with a smile when you come in for treatment, or billing your insurance company for services, your comfort, care, and satisfaction are our top priority.
Dr. Gordon Shlom
Dr. Gordon Shlom is founder, owner, and the lead dentist of Waterford Family Dental Care. He’s always been determined on serving others in a helping way and founded the practice in 1975. His favorite part about being a dentist is helping patients who are in moderate to severe pain and finding solutions for their discomfort. He is an advocate for patients getting their teeth and gums cleaned regularly. His favorite part of the day is when his patients write thank you notes and letters after their dental appointment. If he wasn’t a dentist, Dr. Gordon Shlom would be a nutritionist. He has a degree in Nutritional Health and Science and he loves helping people improve their health following irrefutable organizing principles.
Outside of the office
Dr. Gordon Shlom enjoys hiking regularly with his wife. He also enjoys hitting golf balls at the driving range. His dream destination would be to travel to Australia and New Zealand to meet relatives he has not met yet.
Dr. Bhairavi Parekh
Dr. Bhairavi Parekh graduated from the University of Southern California in 1992 and since then, has been practicing in the Metro Detroit area. She has been keeping up with the constant changes in materials and techniques in dentistry by regularly attending educational seminars and conferences. For the past 10 years, she has integrated orthodontics for children and adults including Invisalign® and Fastbraces®. She has seen great success with immediate dentures, where patients get their dentures on the same day as their extractions. Restorative implant dentistry is one of the fastest growing areas in our practice as well.
She loves dentistry, as it gives her the ability to get patients out of pain, maintain their oral health (which is the gateway for overall health) and boost their self-esteem by transforming their smile with bonding, veneers, crowns, braces etc. Dr. Parekh is dedicated to making every visit a great experience. Patient comfort is her primary focus.