Dr. Bradley Dykstra became a dentist in 1978. He was born and raised in Shelby, Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree at Calvin College, graduated from the University of Michigan’s Dental School, and then moved to Hudsonville to start his own practice. Dr. Dykstra has recently obtained his MBA from Grand Valley State University.
Dr. Dykstra is a huge advocate of continuing education and completes well over the minimum requirement at over 100 hours a year. He is fervently keeping up with the changes in current technology, as well as the latest procedures, techniques, and materials in dentistry.
In addition to his involvement in dental organizations, Dr. Dykstra is also involved in the Hudsonville Chamber of Commerce, Hudsonville DDA, and Zeeland Hospital Board of Directors. In his spare time, Dr. Dykstra enjoys sailing, learning, traveling, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.
Dr. Dykstra loves working with people, creating beautiful smiles, and the challenge of keeping up with the latest procedures, techniques, and materials in dentistry.
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Dr. Dykstra is also a well-respected authority on dental technology and the digital office in the dental field. He gives seminars around the United States on topics like digital radiography and the digital dental office, among other things. He speaks regularly for Practiceworks (Kodak), and has also spoken for the Michigan Dental Association, New Orleans Dental Conference, 3rd District Dental Society of New York, and the Seattle Study Club, among others.
Dr. Dykstra recently became a published author with his book Gateway To Your Body: How Your Smile Impacts Your Overall Health. In his new book, Dr. Dykstra shares how he has set Hudsonville Dental apart from the rest in terms of patient care, quality of service, and community engagement. In addition, he teaches how to best care for your own dental health at every stage of your life and information for addressing common dental ailments. This book will teach you how to:
- Improve your overall health
- Increase your self-confidence
- Reduce your risk of oral disease
- Unlock your full potential
Dr. Dykstra has also been published in numerous dental magazines and journals on various topics relating to the digital dental office and practice management. Dr. Dykstra is an active member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Academy of General Dentistry
- Michigan Dental Association
- World Clinical Laser Institute
- Speaking Consulting Network
- West Michigan Dental Society
- Kent County Dental Society
- American Academy of Dental Practice Administration