About Dr. Nemeth

     Dr. Joseph R. Nemeth is a world-renowned periodontist serving the Metro Detroit area for over 30 years. As a trailblazer, his practice was the first in the United States to treat gum disease using advanced laser technology. He is also the first periodontist in the world certified for the advanced pinhole technique, a minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. As a scholar and passionate educator on oral health and disease prevention, Dr. Nemeth has been extensively featured for his dental expertise on TV, radio, and his growing YouTube channel.


Read more about Dr. Nemeth's achievements, academics, and associations below!


  • Michigan Board-Certified Periodontist
  • Member of the American Academy of Periodontology
  • Member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Member of the International Society of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of the Holistic Dental Association
  • The founding member and President of the North American Society of Periodontists


  • Dr. Joseph Nemeth was personally selected as the Principal Dental Expert for National Public Television’s “In America” Series hosted by James Earl Jones.
  • Hour Magazine Top Dentist
  • The first Periodontist in the United States to purchase a dental laser
  • The first Periodontist in Michigan to receive the Trios3 for digital impressions
  • One of the first Periodontist in Michigan to receive an i-Cat Cone Beam 3D Dental Imaging System
  • The first periodontal practice in Michigan to have received the Formlabs Form 2 3Dprinter to produce bone and tooth models, surgical guides, and more
  • He belongs to a small percentage of dental professionals providing the LANAP laser gum treatment and was among the first in the state of Michigan to be certified

Together with his colleague, Dr. Amar Katranji, and a dedicated team of dental hygienists, assistants, and administrative staff, Dr. Nemeth makes you, our patient, the top priority.


  • Graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Completed two years of post-graduate training in Periodontics at New York University
  • Assistant Professor of Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Previous Chairman of Periodontics at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles
  • Previous faculty member at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry,
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, and previously on staff at the Detroit Medical Center

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