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. She has been with Dr. Arbutante since 2002.

Kisa has been happily married since 2001 and has 4 amazing children. She loves to go on family vacations, particularly to National Parks where she can hike, kayak, go camping and spend time at the beach with her family.

Kisa’s favorite movie is Groundhog Day.

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.

Michelle L.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle received her associates in Applied Science from Ferris State University. She has 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 her patients feel like family to her. Michelle also loves to problem solve what treatments the patient may need.

Michelle has been married to her husband Grant for over 30 years. They have 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters, one son-in-law and a beloved dog, Willa. Michelle loves spending time with family. She also likes to bike, hike and kayak in spare time.

Her favorite movie is Weekend at Bernies.

Michelle’s exceptional work ethic and her way of making her patients feel like family makes us proud to have her as a member of the Arbutante dental team.

Debbie L.

Scheduling Coordinator

Debbie has worked as a Dental Assistant for over 20 years and started working for Dr. Arbutante in January 2021. Using her dental assistant skills, she transitioned into the role of Office & Scheduling Coordinator.

Debbie and her husband have a combined family of 3 awesome children and their spouses, 4 grandchildren and 2 grand dogs. Debbie cherishes spending her time with her kids and grandchildren. Debbie and her husband also have a very spoiled English Cream Retriever named Leo.

Debbie loves traveling along the West Michigan coast with her husband. She also enjoys laughing, shopping, biking, wineries & breweries, cooking, art fairs and “cabin time” with her girlfriends. A couple of her favorite movies are Breakfast Club and A Beautiful Mind.

Debbie enjoys learning about her patient’s personal lives and helping them overcome dental misconceptions.

We are proud to have Debbie as a member of the Arbutante dental team. Her positive attitude, dedication and organizational skills are a great asset to our team.

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 adorable son, her mother and sister. RaQuale 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.

We are proud to have RaQuale as a member of the Arbutante dental team with her sweet personality and genuine concern for her patients.

Heather P.

Dental Assistant

Heather started her dental assistant training at Ross Medical Education. She did her externship with Dr. Arbutante and joined Dr. Arbutante full time in November of 2021.

Heather has a daughter and two family pets, a dog named Hank and a cat named Bitsy. Heather’s hobbies and interest include swimming, crafts with her daughter, going for walks and shopping.

Heather’s favorite movie is Walk the Line and her favorite ice-cream is Mint Chocolate chip.

The best thing she enjoys about dental assisting is her patients loving their smile.

We are proud to have Heather as a member of the Arbutante dental team. Her upbeat attitude and willingness to help her patients is a great asset.

Amy C.

Billing and Insurance Coordinator

Amy graduated from Ferris State University and has been in the Dental Field for over 20 years. She has been the Financial and Insurance Coordinator for Dr. Arbutante since February of 2022.

Amy and her Husband Pat have ben married over 30 years. They have raised two pretty cool kids. Both her son and daughter are married and are FSU Bulldog Alumni.

She is a collector of hand-me-down dogs… at this time she has 3 (2 Chihuahuas and 1 Lab) and is a grandmother to many other dogs and cats. During Amy’s free time, you will most likely find her with a pup on her lap, painting, drinking wine while watching Netflix and shopping on Amazon. If she decides to get off the couch, she likes to garden, travel and spend time with her kiddos and friends. Being new to the office and area, Amy has enjoyed meeting all the new patients. She is serious about helping them understand their insurance benefits and financial responsibilities.

We are proud to have Amy as a member of the Arbutante dental team. Her insurance knowledge and friendly face make our team complete.