Advanced Dentistry from a Skilled Dentist

Family Dentistry by
Dr. Van Hook

Dr. Van Hook, DDS

Dr. Van Hook received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit. He has been an alumnus since 1988.
He started his career in a large group practice in Westland, Michigan where he became a partner and practiced for 10 years. He then moved to Novi in 1998 where he opened his first small family practice. In 2003 he bought a historical home in Canton, which he was able to convert into a dental office.

Dr. Van Hook is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Detroit District Dental Society, and the Canton Chamber of Commerce.

He is married to Maureen and has lived in Canton since 1996. He has four children, he likes to golf, hunt, travel and play various team sports. He enjoys practicing in the community which he lives in. The community has been incredibly supportive.

"I take great pride in my work, and with over 25 years of experience, I am confident in my ability to find the most appropriate, affordable, and comfortable solutions to fit your dental needs. "


  • Graduate of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, 1988
  • Newburgh Heights Dental Group 1988-1998
  • Private Practice, Novi, MI 1998 – 2005
  • Opened The Village Dentist in Canton, MI, 2004 – Present
  • ADA, MDA, Detroit District Dental Society
  • Former Canton Chamber Board of Directors (3 yrs)

Family Dentistry by
Dr. Ligerakis

Dr. Ligerakis, DDS

Dr. Stephanie Ligerakis received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. She also completed a one year General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. During her residency, she received training in sedation dentistry.

Dr. Ligerakis enjoys working with patients of all ages. She understands that dental appointments can be filled with anxiety; so, she strives to make each dental appointment a comfortable experience. She stays current in dentistry by taking continuing education courses as often as she can.

Giving back to the community is an important part of her life. She has participated in dental missions’ trips to Honduras, as well as local dental outreach events here in Detroit. She also volunteers in Stephen’s Ministry at her church. During her free time, she enjoys taking yoga classes, biking and kayaking. She always looks forward to spending time with her friends and family, especially her five nieces and nephews and her dogs, Gracie and Daisy. 


  • American Dental Association  
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

Family Dentistry By Vanessa Donastorg

Dr. Vanessa Donastorg is a Flint native and a lifer for Michigan! She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan - Flint in 2012 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2017. She also completed a one year general practice residency at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System in July of 2018. This residency provided her with advanced training in all aspects of dentistry including oral surgery, dental emergencies, and treatment of medically compromised patients. 

Dr. Donastorg is committed to providing quality dental care in a comfortable setting. In doing so, she continues to enhance her dental training by attending various continuing education courses. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and Detroit District Dental Society. 

Dr. Donastorg is married with 3 fur babies; 2 cats, Tiger and Raine, and one hyper husky, Maverick. In her free time she enjoys swimming, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and rooting for Michigan football!!! Go blue!! 


  • Graduate of University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 2017
  • General practice residency at Ann Arbor VA, 2018
  • ADA, MDA, and Detroit District Dental Society member

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"I had a great first experience. Both my hygienist and Dr. Van Hook were very friendly and explained everything well. I also appreciate the text-message reminders!"

Linda V.


Canton Office

50530 Cherry Hill Rd
Canton, MI 48187

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