All our professionals at Diane M. Pitak, D.D.S. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.



Dr. Diane M. Pitak started at 110 E. Lake Street as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1978. After a few years of employment she decided to continue her education. Working full-time, she attended night classes at Eastern Michigan University and took the required pre-dental classes. In 1983, she entered the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. In 1987, she returned to the South Lyon office as the Associate Dentist. In 1993, Dr. Pitak bought the dental practice and in 1999, the building. In 2001 she and her husband, Mike renovated the building, circa 1895. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association. She is a consultant for an international dental publication, The Dental Advisor. She was awarded the South Lyon Herald's People's Choice Award as the Best Dentist in 2006, 2011 and 2012. She is the mother of a very energetic thirteen year old girl. She enjoys sewing, sailing, gardening, cooking and canning.

 

Dr. Samuel E. Allen earned his doctorate from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1975. In addition to extensive private practice experience, his career has included service as Chief of Dental Services for two hospitals, and multiple contributions as a dental consultant for the Michigan Department of Community Health. He joined the treatment team in August 2006. Dr. Allen enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in dental aesthetics and dental treatment of children. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Allen lives in South Lyon, where he has participated in the life of the community for over twenty years. In his free time, he is an enthusiastic golfer and amateur musician.

 

Dr. Carla Randolph graduated from dental school in Romania in 1998. She always wanted to be a dentist. Dr. Randolph moved to the U.S. in 2001. She completed a two year program in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Michigan in 2006. During her studies at the U of M, she had the oppurtunity to teach under graduate dental students and continues to do this on a part time basis. In addition to being a clinical instructor, Dr. Randolph has practiced general dentistry in a number of private practices in Lansing and Flushing, MI. Dr. Randolph has a one year old son and enjoys traveling, biking, reading, and remodeling old houses.

 

Dr. Alexandra Jaquery's earliest memories are of playing with teeth. Her father, a dentist and university professor, would take Alexandra with him to the clinic, the university or the lab. She grew up in the tropical island-city of Vitoria, Brazil where she enjoyed water sports and won state-wide competitions in wind surfing, tennis and skating. Alexandra completed high school at the age of 16 and within one year passed a series of qualifying exams for dental school, ranking highly. Upon attaining her DDS in 1990, she joined a private practice as an associate as well as a team of clinicians who brought to Brazil several brands of dental implant systems. Additionally,Alexandra volunteered at a public hospital providing dental care to thousands of peasant farmers, led dental students in community outreach, and helped her husband Vini with a US based non-profit organization, International Reach Incorporated, providing adoptions for Brazilian orphans and working with street children. The Jaquerys were often in the US, where Dr. Jaquery attended numerous dental conferences and seminars. To address the needs of their own growing children, they relocated to the US in 2001. Dr. Jaquery completed a Masters in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Michigan in 2007, where she remains a clinical instructor on a part time basis, and where the Jaquerys make their home. Dr. Jaquery enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, her husband's cooking and each of their three teenagers.