A little about our Comstock Park office…

Our mission is not just to provide you with exceptional, life-changing dental care, but to do it in a judgment-free and comforting environment that helps relax you at all times. When you visit our Comstock Park dental office, our judgment-free and friendly team will always greet you with a welcoming smile! Thanks to our skilled team of doctors, you will always get the highest quality of care built specifically for you.

Our Comstock Park dentists are always accepting new patients and provide dental care for all ages!

Why MI Smiles Dental Comstock Park?
  • Judgment-Free Team.
  • Dental emergency? We offer same-day emergency visits!
  • General dentistry for the whole family.
  • Anxiety-free visits with laughing gas.
  • Our dentists provide virtually any service you would need under one convenient roof.
  • State-of-the-art facility with the latest cutting-edge technology.
  • Missing teeth? We offer multiple replacement options.
  • We put our patients first!
Dr Zachariah Smith At Mi Smiles Dental (1)
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Dr. Smith grew up in Traverse City, MI. After serving as a US Navy Corpsman for a decade, he made the decision to pursue a career in dentistry and received his doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.
We asked Dr. Smith a few questions so you can get to know him a little better!
Dr Zachariah Smith At Mi Smiles Dental Award

What led you to seek a career in dentistry?

“I have always been curious and loved building—playing Legos, solving puzzles, and creating gourmet recipes. Through dentistry, I get to combine my creativity, attention to detail, and years of experience in medicine to heal and care for patients in a truly unique way, helping patients develop overall health and well-being while simultaneously improving self-confidence.”

Tell us about your family?

“Blessed with the profound joy and privilege of raising My Three Sons, all exquisitely unique children – an incredibly smart, talented, and very fast (cross country and track) high-schooler, an adventurous, joyful, and precocious toddler, and a very handsome, snuggly, baby boy.”

Please list some personal achievements.
  • “For a formidable decade, I had the distinct privilege of serving our great nation as a US Navy Corpsman.”
  • “Was a member of the US Navy’s Men’s Dragon Boat Team.”
What memberships are you currently involved in?

“I am a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association.”

Who are your top 3 favorite musicians?

“Martin Sexton, Dispatch, and The Beatles”

What are your 3 favorite movies?

“Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Snatch, Outlaw King”

If time and money was not an issue, what hobby or activity would you love to get into?

“Carpentry & fine wood-working.”

What is your favorite part about working with patients?

“Developing relationships and helping patients reach their oral health goals is great, but even better is seeing the joyful reactions of patients after dental work is completed.”

If you could be an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?


Did you ever study under a well known individual in dentistry?

“Yes, I have had the pleasure to have studied under…

  • Dr. Jeffrey P. Okeson | He has been a full time faculty member at the University of Kentucky for 45 years. He is recognized worldwide as an authority in the field of TMD and orofacial pain, lecturing in every state in the USA and 59 different foreign countries. His textbooks have been translated into eleven different foreign languages and have become a standard for teaching throughout the world. His peers have called him the “World Ambassador for Orofacial pain”. He is a highly sought after speaker and has given more than 1300 invited lectures throughout the world. He has received numerous awards, honors and recognitions for his outstanding teaching and educational abilities.
How do you treat yourself after a long day of work?

“I usually hustle home to make dinner, eat with the family, and enjoy bath-time and bedtime with the little ones – reading several books (Elliott normally won’t settle for less than five). I also have a lot of fun helping my highschooler with homework because it gives me a chance to relearn math while spending quality time with my oldest son. I typically end my night with an early bedtime and reading, usually fantasy/fiction or good devotional.”

What is your typical go-to lunch while on a workday?

“Carrots and hummus with a nutritional shake and kombucha tea or coffee.”

What is your favorite type of treatment to do?

“I would have to say either Invisalign or Root Canal Therapy!”

If you could have someone narrate your life, who would you want it to be and why?

“Rowan Atkinson, because he has a very unique voice and cadence to his speech. He is also one of my and my son’s favorite comedians.”

What do you like to do on rainy days?

“Rainy days hold a special place in my heart, as they give me an opportunity to indulge in my favorite pastimes such as settling down with a good book, getting lost in a challenging puzzle, unwinding with my family over board or card games or simply enjoying a movie.”

What is your favorite movie quote?

“Relax. You fellas have nothing to worry about. I’m a professional.” -Valet from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been?

“Tintagel Castle North Cornwall, England”

What other awesome and interesting things could you share about yourself?
  • Flew in Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130, during the Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show in 2008
  • I was in a Dr. Pepper commercial with Garth Brooks in 2002.

It can be hard to find a dentist
so why choose MI Smiles Dental Comstock Park?

  • Same-Day Emergency Visits
  • Anxiety-Free Visits With Laughing Gas
  • Affordable Membership Plan for Uninsured Patients
  • Dentistry For The Whole Family
  • Latest In Advanced Dental Technology
  • Virtually Any Service You Could Need Under One Convenient Roof

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"Went to this practice after a very traumatic and frustrating experience with another provider in the area. Very skeptical at first but from day one ALL of the employees here treated me like family. Really recommend it for everyone around Comstock Park." Albert V.
"Very pleased with the professional dental service received. Doctor and staff very personable and friendly." Jared H.
"Very nice experience… Had a crown replaced, they were well equipped, informative, thoughtful, efficient, and using the latest materials. Dr. Peiffer has a very comfortable manner in explaining things, highly recommend!" Steven B.
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