Family Safety Comes First

We maintain the highest standards of sterilization & patient safety in order to safeguard your health.

Uniquely Qualified to Care for Macomb County

We pride ourselves on exceeding our patients’ expectations of how comfortable & convenient a family dentist can be. Come experience the difference!

Cosmetic Dentistry

If you have stained, broken or uneven teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help. Cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile.

Dentist − Washington, MI

Welcome to Northstar Family Dentistry!

At Northstar Family Dentistry, we have extensive experience in all aspects of modern dentistry. We offer Comprehensive Dental Care, including everything from the Preventive Education & Routine Hygiene that help to reduce dental problems to expert Cosmetic & Restorative solutions for the dental issues our patients face.

This website is intended to provide you with basic information about our practice & the dental services we provide. If you would like to find out more about Northstar Family Dentistry or the care we provide, please   Book Your Appointment online or call us in  586-752-6596.

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All Insurance Welcome & Maximized!


Experience the Difference of Truly Personal Dental Care!

A Renewed Focus on Care & Convenience for Your Whole Family!

Northstar Family Dentistry Is a Trusted Part of the Community

We pride ourselves on not being just like every other dentist in Washington.

Our dedication to the community goes beyond just caring for teeth. We view ourselves as part of a vital network of caretakers who look after the health & well-being of our friends & neighbors in Washington & the surrounding communities. Northstar Family Dentistry is locally owned & part of a tradition of exceptional general dentistry.

Eat, Chew & Smile Naturally Again!

Dental Implants

Dental implants look & feel like your own teeth. With a secure fit, you can finally eat what you want again!

The biggest advantage implants have over dentures is that they’re permanent. Unlike removable dentures or partial dentures, implants do not involve messy adhesives or false teeth getting in the way of speech or eating. Also, because they’re permanent, implants will always be a perfect fit, unlike dentures which may need to be refitted or replaced over time.

A New Level of Respect for You & Your Family

We Love Kids & Families!

Northstar Family Dentistry is a team of caring, experienced dental professionals who use only the most advanced technologies, materials & procedures & whose primary focus is on comfortable, health-centered dentistry. At our community focused practice, your comfort & satisfaction come first. We look forward to meeting you soon & developing a relationship with you to build the bridge toward long-term trust & successful dental care. Northstar Family Dentistry invites you to see why our patients can’t stop smiling!

Healthy Gums Lead to a Healthy Body

Research has linked gum disease to health problems like diabetes, heart disease & low birth weight. Call today for your dental cleaning!

We practice dentistry for your entire family. From preventive education & regular hygiene to identifying & caring for dental issues that may arise, your continued oral health is our top priority. We believe in preventing dental problems before they become costly, painful, or both. When problems do arise, our skilled team is there to provide you with solutions.

Read Our Google Reviews

Great Experience

Best dental experience I've ever had. Although I was anxious and nervous the staff made me feel relaxed and comfortable. Definitely recommend this office. Thank you Northstar staff!

Christi Simeneta, Washington, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
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2019-03-01T07:02:29-06:00

Christi Simeneta, Washington, MI

Best dental experience I've ever had. Although I was anxious and nervous the staff made me feel relaxed and comfortable. Definitely recommend this office. Thank you Northstar staff!

Best Dentist

I couldn’t be happier. I have found the best dentist ever & her name is Dr. Faith Aboona.

Jasmine Oliver, MD Dearborn, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
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2018-11-12T21:57:20-06:00

Jasmine Oliver, MD Dearborn, MI

I couldn’t be happier. I have found the best dentist ever & her name is Dr. Faith Aboona.

Excellent Dentist

"Dr. Aboona is friendly, professional, and most importantly, an excellent dentist… The experience was painless, easy, and quick…"

Rachelle Christensen Macomb, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
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2018-11-12T21:58:13-06:00

Rachelle Christensen Macomb, MI

"Dr. Aboona is friendly, professional, and most importantly, an excellent dentist… The experience was painless, easy, and quick…"

Very Informative

"…Dr. Aboona made me very comfortable and explained my entire treatment plan to me.  I definitely recommend this office to all my family and friends."

—Kristina Kolicaj Rochester, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-11-12T22:02:05-06:00

—Kristina Kolicaj Rochester, MI

"…Dr. Aboona made me very comfortable and explained my entire treatment plan to me.  I definitely recommend this office to all my family and friends."

Thank you!

The staff is fabulous and I’m now pain free. Thank you!

Shelby Femy Swartz Creek, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-11-12T23:03:38-06:00

Shelby Femy Swartz Creek, MI

The staff is fabulous and I’m now pain free. Thank you!

Patient & Caring!

"…They got me in quickly, worked within my financial means, and were very patient & caring…"

George Gaike Romeo, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-11-12T23:04:52-06:00

George Gaike Romeo, MI

"…They got me in quickly, worked within my financial means, and were very patient & caring…"

Dr. Aboona is Caring…

"Dr. Aboona really cares and that comes through immediately…"

Cindy Ludwig Macomb, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-11-12T23:07:23-06:00

Cindy Ludwig Macomb, MI

"Dr. Aboona really cares and that comes through immediately…"

Dr. Aboona is Great!

"Dr. Aboona is great! The staff is always so welcoming and you feel like your part of the family!…"

Victoria Prieskorn Armada, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-11-12T23:08:16-06:00

Victoria Prieskorn Armada, MI

"Dr. Aboona is great! The staff is always so welcoming and you feel like your part of the family!…"

Awesome Stuff

This is the best practice ever!

—Dina Karana Washington, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-06-07T18:25:20-05:00

—Dina Karana Washington, MI

This is the best practice ever!

Family Friendly

"…They always take very good care of me and my kids."

—Sharon Rygwelski Washington, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-06-07T18:55:33-05:00

—Sharon Rygwelski Washington, MI

"…They always take very good care of me and my kids."

Great Service!

"My experience went super well even though I’m usually afraid of going to the dentist…"

–Lisa Kejbou Rochester, MI

Northstar Family Dentistry
5
2018-06-07T21:05:33-05:00

–Lisa Kejbou Rochester, MI

"My experience went super well even though I’m usually afraid of going to the dentist…"
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Dental Services & Procedures

From routine checkups to cosmetic & restorative care, Northstar Family Dentistry is your neighborhood headquarters for all things dental. We look forward to providing you & your family with the dental excellence you deserve.


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