About

We make every effort to provide the best dental care in East Lansing and mid-Michigan, from teeth whitening, to crowns to veneers to dentures. Dr. Derksen’s goal is to be the best dentist in Lansing, and his team of trained dental professionals will go the extra mile to take care of you and your family to ensure that your dental experience is a positive one. Your best interest is always in mind and our top priority when you visit Derksen Dentistry in Lansing, MI.

Meet Dr. Daniel Derksen

Dr. Daniel Derksen is known in Lansing and East Lansing for his genuine concern for his patients and the ability to always have their best interest in mind when providing detailed explanations of appropriate treatment options. He prides himself on his ability to provide fantastic care to patients of all ages with the assistance of his friendly, skilled Lansing dental staff!

Dr. Derksen is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Michigan Dental Association.

Daniel regularly participates in continued education to keep his knowledge and skills up to date. He continually makes upgrades and improvements at the office as well, such as a computerized office system to expedite services and a new x-ray pan machine.

Dr. Daniel Derksen grew up in the town of Bath, Michigan where he still lives with his family. After graduating with honors and playing football at Kalamazoo College, he finished at the top of his dental class at the University of Michigan Dental School. He was inducted into the OKU dental honors society, in which he still participates. Once Dr. Derksen was finished in Ann Arbor, he and his wife returned to the area to be near family and friends. After initially practicing dentistry in East Lansing for many years, Dr. Derksen was thankful for the opportunity to take over for Dr. James Gallagher’s Lansing dental services in the fall of 2012.

Meet Dr. Nate Jandernoa

Dr. Nate grew up in Fowler, Michigan and graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Michigan State University. Dr. Nate then went on to earn his DDS from The Ohio State University in 2018. Dr. Nate loves working with patients of all ages but especially enjoys working with kids.

Dr. Nate Jandernoa is a new addition to the Derksen Dentistry team! He is very excited to continue the tradition of fantastic patient care in an environment that is comfortable for all.

When he’s not practicing dentistry, Dr. Nate loves spending his time outdoors, golfing, playing volleyball, as well as running, cycling, and competing in triathlons. He is an avid Michigan State football and basketball fan and enjoys traveling to different cities across the country to see the Spartans play. Dr. Jandernoa currently lives in Grand Ledge.

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