AboutJoe D. Arbutante, DDS

Joe D. Arbutante, DDS is a Spring Lake based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Arbutante and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 616-259-6045 and experience why our patients think Joe D. Arbutante, DDS is the best dentist in Spring Lake.

Dr. Arbutante

Dr. Joe D. Arbutante, D.D.S.

For almost two decades, Dr. Joe Arbutante has been serving Spring Lake and the surrounding communities with exceptional dental care. His dedication to perfection, quality, and your comfort have made him one of the most renowned dentists in Michigan. Dr. Arbutante earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, and his D.D.S. from the University Of Detroit School Of Dentistry. With his team, he attends yearly training to keep up with the latest advancements in dentistry and dental technology. Dr. Arbutante is a current member of several professional leagues, including the Michigan Dental Association and the Muskegon District Dental Society.

When away from the office, Dr. Arbutante appreciates spending time with his wife, Cindy, and their daughter, Kylee. He loves golfing, running, hunting, and the great outdoors. Some days, you might spot him cruising on his trusty motorcycle.

Dr. Arbutante looks forward to meeting you and helping you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile for a lifetime. Contact our team to schedule your next appointment.

Kisa W.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kisa began her path to become a Registered Dental Hygienist at Ferris State University. Since her graduation in 2001, she has been working passionately in the dental field and has become Laser Certified.

Kisa has been with Dr. Arbutante since 2002. We are proud to have Kisa as a member of the Arbutante dental team because she creates lasting bonds with our patients and enjoys seeing our patients’ overall health improve as their oral health does.

Kisa has been happily married since 2001 and has 4 amazing children. She loves to go on family vacations, particularly to National Parks, so her and her family can go hiking, kayaking, camping and spend time at the beach.

Kisa’s favorite movie is Groundhog Day.

Michelle L.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle received my associates in Applied Science from Ferris State University. I have been an R.D.H. for over 30 years. Michelle has been with Dr. Arbutante since 2003.

Michelle loves working with and meeting new people. A lot of my patients feel like family to me. I also love to problem solve what treatments the patient may need. I have been married to my husband Grant for over 30 years. We have 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters, one son-in-law and a much beloved dog, Willa.

Michelle loves spending time with family. I also like to bike, hike and kayak in my spare time.

Her favorite movie is Weekend at Bernies.

Debra L.

Dental Assistant

Debra has worked as a Dental Assistant for 20 years and started working for Dr. Arbutante in January 2021.

She and her husband have a combined family of 3 children, 3 sons/daughters -in-law and 3 grandchildren. Debra cherishes spending her time with her kid and grandkids. She also has an English Cream Retriever and a Black lab.

Debra loves traveling the West Michigan coast with her husband, hiking, wine tasting and breweries, cooking, art fairs, her sunflower garden, “cabin time” with friends and relaxing with her daughters and husband. Her favorite movies are Breakfast Club and A Beautiful Mind.

Debra loves meeting her patients and helping them overcome dental fears and misconceptions. She enjoys learning about her patient’s personal lives and getting to know them personally. Debra enjoys that she works with “Awesome” team members here with Dr. Arbutante.

Laura B.

Insurance and Finance Coordinator

Laura plays a crucial role in our Arbutante dental team as our insurance and financial coordinator.

Laura has been married for over 20 years to her middle school sweetheart. Together they have a daughter and son along with their pitbull-shar pei ”Lola”.

Outside of Laura’s passion for dentistry, she enjoys reading, traveling, shopping and all things Starbucks! But “Family time” is her “Favorite Time”.

Laura’s favorite movie is The Notebook and Ratatouille.

Laura has over 14 years of experience. She started her dental journey as a scheduling coordinator and then furthered her knowledge as a dental assistant and eventually became an office manager. Because of this, Laura is able to draw upon her experience when she is setting up financial planning and coordinating your dental care. She is happy to answer any questions you may have and always does so in a warm, thoughtful manner. Laura has found that the most rewarding part of her work is helping patients achieve their dental goals while maximizing their dental benefits or other financial options such as our “In Office Savings Plan” to help make their “Dream Smile” come true!

RaQuale C.

Dental Assistant

RaQuale started her training at Ross Medical Education and started working as a dental assistant in 2014. She has been with Dr Arbutante since 2020. RaQuale is from a small family which includes her mother and a younger sister. When away from dental assisting, she enjoys traveling, especially to hot climates and beautiful beaches. She also enjoys reading in her spare time.

RaQuale doesn’t have a specified favorite movie, it all depends on who she is when watching a movie at that time.

The best thing she enjoys about dental assisting, is seeing the joy on a patients face when they are happy about their smile.

Gina B.

Scheduling Coordinator

Gina started her career in the dental field in 2019 and joined Dr. Arbutante in 2021.

Gina and her amazing fiancé have 2 beautiful children, a daughter and a son. They also have two family pets, a dog named Rocky and a ball python named Mrs. Wibbles.

Gina enjoys crafting with Kandi beads or tending to her house plants. When she is not at the beach with her family, she enjoys going to music festivals and dancing. She is also a collector of Yoshi/Super Mario items.

Gina enjoys interacting with our patient family, getting to know them and building a bond. This helps her to enjoy her day.