Meet Our Pediatric Dentists!
Dr. Michael Demeter
Dr. Mike is known for his easygoing and happy demeanor. His jokes keep our office laughing daily.
Dr. Mike is a native of Detroit. He attended and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry and completed his pediatric dental residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Dr. Demeter is proud to be an American Board-Certified pediatric dentist.
Earning this honor involves the completion of rigorous examinations and a true commitment to continuing education.
In practice for several years, Dr. Demeter stays abreast of the latest advances in dentistry with memberships in such professional organizations as the, , and the West Michigan Dental Association. Dr. Mike has been voted Top Dentist in Grand Rapids and truly loves this profession.
Dr. Mike and his wife Lori have 2 boys, Jake and Ryan. Dr. Mike has spent years passionately coaching both boys in hockey. When not in the office or on the ice, Dr. Mike likes to stay active – you can find him cycling or on his dirt bike. Most importantly, Dr. Mike enjoys spending time with his family (including his two labradoodle pups, Jax and Bauer!)
Dr. Sally Kotani
Dr. Sally is known for her kind and gentle approach. Dr. Sally is a native of Canada but has considered Grand Rapids home for the last 15 years. Dr. Sally Kotani is a Michigan Board-Certified pediatric dentist. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine and completed a residency program in pediatric dentistry at The University of Rochester Eastman Dental Center.
Dr. Kotani is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the, , and the West Michigan Dental Association.
She has been in private practice for several years. Dr. Sally has been voted top dentist in Grand Rapids and truly loves treating children.
Dr. Sally and her husband David are the proud owners of their Shih Tzu puppy, Rocket. Dr. Sally enjoys staying active outside of the office with (competitive!) ballroom dancing, playing the violin, speed skating, and walking with Rocket. She also loves her visits to Toronto to spend time with her parents, identical twin sister, and niece and nephew.
Dr. Agata Lefere
Dr. Agata is known for her personable and positive personality. She was born in Krakow, Poland, but from the age of 7 grew up in Saginaw, Michigan.
She attended Kalamazoo College where she graduated with honors in 2005.
She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed the AEGD program at the University of Michigan where she focused on esthetics.
She then completed her pediatric dental residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago where she provided specialized dental care to infants, children, and teenagers.
Dr. Lefere is proud to be a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, which is the highest level of distinction that a pediatric dentist can achieve. Earning this honor involves the completion of rigorous examinations and a true commitment to continuing education.
She is also a member of the, , and the West Michigan Dental Association.
Dr. Agata has been voted top dentist and best pediatric dentist in Grand Rapids numerous years in a row. She has a true passion for working with children.
Dr. Agata is married to her husband Conor and they have 4 children: Lincoln, Rowan, Georgia, and Mila. They recently added Griffin to their family, who is a rambunctious golden retriever puppy. When she’s not driving her kids to and from hockey practice, Dr. Agata enjoys staying active (running and hiking are her favorites), reading a good novel, and traveling with her crew.