About Trans4mation

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Our core values are what drive us as a company to be better people and provide the best solutions. Combined with the exceptional individuals we surround ourselves with, we've created a culture of passion and innovation to promote excellence and change.

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What we stand for

OUR VALUES


INTEGRITY

To us it means relating to people in a way that is honest and true. We follow through on our promises to patients and partners.


TRUST

We treat everyone like family. Everyone is here because they value a meaningful relationship and wish to create a better, lasting connection.

OPEN AND HONEST COMMUNICATION

Problems occur when individuals aren't open and honest with one another. Even with differing opinions, we've created a culture that rewards and promotes honesty.


APPRECIATION

We are all grateful for the opportunities we have with one another. We will always work hard to communicate that to our team, our patients and our partners.

PASSION

Life is far too short to not love what you do, why you do it and who you do it with. Passion for family, community and each other is what drives us to be the best we can.


EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

We never want to be complacent and accept the status quo just because that's the way things have been done. We will always evaluate our process, priorities, goals and planning in order to provide the best possible solutions for our patients and partners.


Meet The Team


Dr. Richard Panek

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Richard Panek


Dr. Panek practices oral and maxillofacial surgery with a particular interest in oral implantology. In 1985, Richard earned his DDS degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, prior to completing a four-year surgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. Richard is proud to have practiced dentistry in Grand Rapids since 1989. He is married and has two children.


Dr. Mark Jesin

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Mark Jesin


Dr. Jesin is a graduate of the University of Toronto School of Dentistry. He completed a Hospital based General Practice Residency in Dentistry at Weil Cornell Medical Center in New York City and a four-year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston University Medical Center. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).

Dr. Emily VanHeukelom

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Emily VanHeukelom


Dr. VanHeukelom practices general oral and maxillofacial surgery, with interests in dentoalveolar/dental implant surgery, anesthesia, and hospital based-procedures. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry which was followed with a hospital-based General Practice Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.




Dr. Roseanna Noordhoek

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Roseanna Noordhoek


Dr. Noordhoek grew up in Dewitt, MI and attended Grand Valley State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Health Science. In 2007, she graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. She completed her oral surgery residency in 2011 at Virginia Commonwealth University.



Dr. Gadia Peabody

Prosthodontist

Dr. Gadia Peabody


Dr. Peabody received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry in 2001. Immediately following dental school, Gadia studied at the Loma Linda University, Center for Implant Dentistry, completing a preceptorship in implant dentistry. Gadia is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and completed his residency earning a certificate in prosthodontics from the University of Southern California (’14).

Megan Brazil

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Megan Brazil


Megan graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2008 with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing. After college she moved to Las Vegas, NV where she managed the marketing department for a large oral surgery practice. It was during her time in Las Vegas that she learned about the life changing All-on-4 procedure and throughout the years, she has become extremely passionate about helping patients achieve a better quality of life with dental implants.


Jeremy Darin

Certified Dental Technician

Jeremy Darin


Jeremy is a Nationally Certified Dental Technician with a specialty in complete dentures and All-on-4™ full arch restorations. Jeremy has been in the dental technology field for 23 years, where he has excelled working for the top dental management companies in the United States. During his career, Jeremy has overseen more All-on-4™ full arch restorations than anyone in the country. Jeremy also attended a 4 year, 4,000 hour accredited school of Dental Technology, sponsored by the Department of Labor ( University of Wisconsin, Baraboo 1993-1998) and has obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration at University of Wisconsin.


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Trans4mation Dental Implant Center — 4349 Sawkaw Dr NE Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525 — (616)361-7372