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1088 Bailey Avenue
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: (269) 637-1306
Fax: (269) 637-8250

 

      

All our professionals at South Haven Family Dentistry, maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

 

Dr. Blake Hardin, D.D.S.
Dr. Hardin grew up in Mattoon, Illinois and is a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Hardin spent the next four years working for a large group practice in Fort Wayne, Indiana. There he became proficient in all aspects of general dentistry as well as wisdom tooth removal, root canals, dental implants, and sedation.

Dr. Hardin, his wife Raechel, and daughter Avery have three dogs; Lily, Scout and George. They have been enjoying Michigan since relocating and enjoy being a part of South Haven Family Dentistry.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Fred J. Leavitt, D.D.S.
Dr. Leavitt grew up in the Flint area, and graduated from University of Michigan.  In July of 1979, he and his wife moved to the South Haven area where he has been practicing dentistry for 35 years.  He and Julie have been married for 30 years and have two grown children.  Dr. Leavitt is a member of the Fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and Kalamzoo Valley Dental Association.  He enjoys talking to his patients about golf, skiing, family trips and his two grown children.

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah
Sarah has been a dental assistant for over 17 years now.  She received her training at an office in Fremont, Michigan where she was a long time employee until she joined us here at South Haven Family Dentistry.  With a new marriage, Sarah relocated to the South Haven area, moving here from north of Muskegon.  When she is not working at the office, she enjoys spending her free time with her husband and sonds, whether they are camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding or just spending quality time together.  She keeps herself busy with photography, 4-H, a little scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria
Victoria Shine has been a lifetime resident of the South Haven, Bangor area. Many of you know her name from the Shine Dairy farm as she is a farm girl at heart. She graduated from South Haven and attended Lake Michigan College.  Victoria has been a dental assistant for 6 years and when she isn't busy in the office, she is busy as an assistant leader for 4-H with the Van Buren Youth Fair, active in her church, spends free time scrapbooking and enjoying her family and friends.  

 

 

 

 

 

Lynsey

  Lynsey is our newest dental assistant that has joined our team 2 years ago.  She is a lifelong resident of the South Haven area, and resides in the community with her husband and three kids.  Lynsey is a South Haven graduate and continued her education at Grand Valley State University.  In her spare time you may find Lynsey constructing cupcakes, birthday cakes, or someone's big wedding cake.  She also enjoys attending her childrens sporting events, spending time with her two dogs, and taking part in outside activities including dog sledding, horseback riding and beach volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

Pat
Pat is one of our Dental Hygenist with 33 years of experience, and has been with South Haven Family Dentistry since April 2009. In that 27 years, 9 of them were spent working with Dr. Leavitt and Dr. Dempster when they were partners. Pat is from the East Lansing area, where she attended Lansing Community College. She is active in community events such as the Blueberry Festival where she has been a committee member for 12 years. She also enjoys the closeness and relaxation of the lake.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda
Linda has worked in the dental field for over 28 years with the first 5 as a dental assistant. She has had the pleasure of working with South Haven Family Dentistry since 2001. She looks forward to meeting you and caring for your dental needs. A life long resident of South Haven, along with her husband Mike, are blessed with raising their 5 children; Mitchell, Bailey, Griffin, Hayden and Carson.

 

 

 

 

 

Barb
Barb has been with South Haven Family Dentistry since 2013. She enjoys being part of our team of hygienist and caring for our patients.  Barb resides in the South Haven area and keeps herself busy spending time with her family, especially grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley

Ashley is our most recent addition to our hygiene team. She is a graduate from Grand Rapids Community College, as she grew up in the Grand Rapids area.  Ashley enjoys spending time with her fiance and dog Lola, going to the beach and traveling up north in their free time.  We are excited to have Ashley with us and she looks forward to caring for you and your family's dental needs. 

 

 

 

 

 

JoAnn
JoAnn is one of the smiles of our front office staff, as the Scheduling Coordinator. She received her training at the Tech Center and Ferris State University. For 22 years now, JoAnn has been in the dental field and with South Haven Family Dentistry since February 2009. JoAnn has been a long time Fennville resident, where she spends leisure time gardening, swimming, bowling, taking relaxing walks and most of all spending time with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

Peggy
Peggy is one of the office personel you will see when coming in the office. She is our office Coordinator as well as a certified dental assisant. She has been with South Haven Family Dentistry for 13 years and received her training at Olympia Career Training Institute. She has been a long time resident of Bangor where she enjoys reading, camping, and spending quality time with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joyce
Joyce is our Financial Coordinator and has been in the dental field for 21 years, receiving her training at Davenport College. She has been with South Haven Family Dentistry since February of 2005 and enjoyings her leisurely time spent boating, camping and taking relaxing walks.