Dentist in Waterford, MI

Our staff takes great pride in their professions and values their working relationship with each other and their patients. Dr. Bolten and his staff frequently attend seminars and have earned hundreds of hours in continuing education credit enabling us to constantly improve and maintain the highest standards to better serve our patients.


Richard Bolten, DDS

drWaterford dentist, Dr. Richard C. Bolten has a family-oriented dental practice in Waterford, Michigan. Dr. Bolten was raised in Waterford and graduated from Waterford Kettering High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University and attended dental school at Northwestern University in Chicago where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. Dr. Bolten maintains his clinical excellence through countless hours of continuing education in cosmetic and general dentistry. His passion for art is demonstrated through his creativity and attention to detail in creating beautiful smiles and restorations. He continues to work with nationally known instructors on the latest techniques and skills. He is an active member in the American Dental Association, The Michigan Dental Association, The Oakland County Dental Society, and The Pinnacle Study Club. With today's emphasis on dental health, having both healthy teeth and a beautiful smile make choosing the right dentist even more important. Dr. Bolten is known for his gentle, friendly manner and concern for each patient's dental health. He explains procedures thoroughly and answers any and all questions. Dr. Bolten is committed to providing exceptional care to all of his patients.

The Bolten family has been serving the Waterford area for almost 60 years! Dr. Bolten's father, Dr. Carl Bolten, started his dental practice in 1952 in Waterford Michigan. Dr. Bolten's oldest son recently graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School and is in training to become an Oral Surgeon. Dr. Bolten also has a son who is a lawyer and a daughter who is a veterinarian.

Angie - Hygienist
Mary - Hygienist
Stacy - Hygienist

Dr. Bolten has three outstanding Registered Dental Hygienists, Angie, Mary and Stacy. They provide excellent care to all of our patients, servicing all hygiene and periodontal needs.

Colleen - Front Office

Katie - Dental Assistant

Colleen has worked for Dr. Bolten for over 28 years!  She has a new role in the practice working at the front desk!  We are happy to have her greet our patients, answer questions, gather insurance information; plus she is still a cracker-jack Dental Assistant - her skills go on and on.  Katie is Dr. Bolten's new assistant!  Katie's winning smile, outgoing personality, and chairside skills make her tops in the field of dental assisting.

Marty - Office Administrator

Marty, our office administrator has been with us part-time for over 20 years, but in the office full-time since 2005.

Our goal is to keep your teeth healthy and to give you a beautiful smile!