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. Mills

Dr. Mills

Dr. Mills graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2011, and then completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. She spent time as an adjunct faculty member at Detroit Mercy for the AEGD residency program.

Dr. Mills previously worked in a private practice in Canton for a number of years, and is thrilled to be returning to practice in the area as part of The Village Dentist team this June. Dr. Mills truly enjoys getting to know her patients, and places great importance on thorough and effective patient-provider communication. She prides herself on attention to detail, and cares deeply about the quality of her work. 

Dr. Mills lives in Ann Arbor with her husband Justin, 2 year old daughter Beatrice, and two border collies.


  • Graduate of University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 2011
  • Adjunct faculty member at Detroit Mercy for the AEGD residency program

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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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