Meet Your Livonia Dentists
Daniel S. Fox, D.D.S.
After he received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, Dr. Fox graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1994. Influenced by family members, Dr. Fox chose the profession of dentistry and especially likes the artistic side of his job. He also takes pride in making patients feel comfortable in his chair.
Dr. Fox first came to this practice in 1999 as an associate. In January 2002, he purchased the practice from the original owner, Dr. Freeman. Dr. Fox belongs to the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Detroit District Dental Society, the Oakland County Dental Society, the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, the Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of Facial Esthetics and the Academy of Computerized Dentistry of North America. Passionate about staying up-to-date on the latest equipment and techniques, Dr. Fox picks continuing education courses that expand his proficiency in these areas.
Outside of the office, Dr. Fox has three adorable dogs, Scooter, Cooper and Tucker. Dr. Fox loves all sports. He follows the local Detroit teams, including the Tigers, Lions and Pistons, as well as the University of Michigan football and basketball teams.
Dennis M. Freeman, D.D.S.
Once the owner of this practice, Dr. Freeman now focuses on treating patients through restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. He has a vast knowledge of crown and bridgework, implant reconstruction, and TMJ therapy. In 1960, he graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School. Dr. Freeman has received several awards, including the Francis Vedder Crown and Bridge Achievement and the Alpha Omega Scholarship.
Currently, Dr. Freeman holds memberships with the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Detroit District Dental Society, the Western Affiliate of the Dental District Dental Society, and the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. When he’s not practicing dentistry, Dr. Freeman enjoys video editing, graphic arts, gardening, home improvement, and building computers.
Lindsay A. Holman, D.D.S.
Dr. Holman grew up in Livonia, attended Stevenson High School and currently resides in the city with her husband Josh . She has a bachelor’s degree in cellular and molecular biology, a master’s degree in clinical research, a certificate of graduate studies in science, technology and public policy as well as her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree all from the University of Michigan. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Holman enjoys hiking in local parks with her husband and two dogs, Winston and Franklin. She also likes attending concerts and reading. Dr. Holman has season tickets for UM's football and basketball teams and loves cheering for her Wolverines and Detroit Tigers!
Gregory J. Young, D.D.S. – Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology
In 1979, Dr. Young earned his DDS degree from the University of Detroit. He began his implant training in 1985 at the world-renowned Misch Implant Institute. Since then, Dr. Young has taken hundreds of coursework hours with some of the best implant clinicians in the world. Dr. Young has gone on to distinguish himself as a leading expert in implant dental care. At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's 2006 Annual Meeting, he was recognized an Associate Fellow of the Academy, one of only 407 dentists that hold this membership. He was also selected to be a mentor to other doctors seeking fellowship certification.
Additionally, Dr. Young obtained his board certification from the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry in May of 2007. Only 180 dentists world-wide have obtained this certification. The process involves extensive post-doctoral training and years of experience, as well as a comprehensive written exam and a series of oral exams conducted by an expert panel. Each year, Dr. Young attends the annual conference on Implant Dentistry. Under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Becker, he has also received certification in intravenous conscious sedation from Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Dr. Young currently limits his practice to implant dentistry and all related surgical procedures.
For 35 years, Dr. Young has been married to wife, Sandy; they have two beautiful daughters. In his spare time, Dr. Young enjoys golfing, skiing, and weight lifting.
David J. Torby, D.D.S., M.S. – Orthodontist
With over 20 years' experience, Dr. Torby has focused his practice on orthodontics and is a board-certified orthodontist. He follows the most recent innovations in orthodontic treatment so that his patients achieve the amazing, straight smiles of their dreams. Dr. Torby attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for his undergraduate degree, his DDS, and his MS degree in orthodontics.
Dr. Torby is a lifetime resident of Michigan and currently resides with his wife and children in Farmington Hills. His outside interests include classic cars, stamp collecting, and spoiling his two cats.
Nicole Meadows, D.D.S.
Dr. Meadows is from Ann Arbor, and she’s been working in dentistry for 30 years and counting. She attended Western Michigan University before pursuing her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School. She also has her Master’s in Science Business Administration from Madonna University. Her favorite part of her job is being able to create beautiful smiles, whether clinically or simply through a patient’s appreciation.
Dr. Meadows is married and has two children, as well as three dogs and two cats. She’s a big animal lover! Her other hobbies include boating with friends, working out, traveling, and participating in her book club.