Suite 170

Pointe Dental Group

Pointe Dental Group offers a variety of dental services, from general dentistry and orthodontics to sleep medicine. The dental practice includes several dental specialists with decades of experience, providing you with a single office for any dental health care needs.



Dental Treatment & Services

Pointe Dental Group offers a wide variety of dental treatments and services at the Shelby Macomb Medical Mall.

General Dentistry

  • Dental cleanings
  • Fillings and sealants
  • Children’s dentistry
  • CEREC (one-visit crowns)
  • Dental crowns
  • Dental bridges
  • TMJ treatment

Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Teeth whitening
  • Veneers


  • Gum disease treatment
  • Gum surgery


  • Braces
  • Invisalign
  • Mini orthodontic implants

Dental Sleep Medicine

  • Sleep apnea treatment
  • Snoring
  • Oral appliance therapy

Surgical Placement of Dental Implants

  • Dentures
  • Partials
  • Restoring missing teeth
  • Dental implant placement

Meet The Doctors

Several dentists are available to assist patients of all ages in the areas of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and orthodontics.

Dr. Patrick Latcham

Dr. Paul Van Walleghem

Dr. Kristen Fanelli

Dr. Christopher E. Degenhardt

Dr. Kathy Elias, Orthodontist

Dr. Arash Khoshnevis, Periodontist

Dr. David Bartolovic, Prosthodontist

Dr. Patrick Latcham

Dr. Latcham has been practicing dentistry since 1981. His special interests include implant dentistry, esthetics, and TMJ treatment. Dr. Latcham has extensive training in the use of the laser for periodontal treatments and the one-day crown CEREC system.

A graduate of the University of Detroit High School, Dr. Latcham attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio before attending the University of Detroit Dental School, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He earned a prestigious Fellowship Award in the Academy of General Dentistry, acquired through his demonstrated commitment to continuing education and excellence.
Dr. Latcham’s evaluative research reports for Clinical Research Associates have been distributed to thousands of dentists worldwide.

Dr. Paul Van Walleghem

Dr. Van Walleghem has been practicing on the east side of metro Detroit since 1986.

He graduated from University Liggett School before attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduating from Northwestern University Dental School in 1986. He attained his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1999 and completed 500 hours of continuing education in all phases of dentistry. Since then he has completed 300 hours, concentrating on full-mouth dentistry, TMJ treatment, and orthodontics.

Dr. Kristen Fanelli

After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in Biological Anthropology, she continued her education at Midwestern University of Dental Medicine back in Chicago where she met her Michigander husband (also a dentist) and made her way back to the mitten state.

Dr. Fanelli’s special interests include restorative dentistry, oral pathology, and dental education. While at Midwestern she won awards for academics, leadership, and excellence in patient care, and she strives to maintain these ideals now as a practicing dentist.

In her free time, Dr. Fanelli is an avid reader and traveler who enjoys spending time with her husband Joseph and beloved cat, Murphy. She watches Jeopardy religiously and is always planning her next adventure.

Dr. Christopher E. Degenhardt

Dr. Chris Degenhardt graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He then attended University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and graduated in 2018 with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. While in dental school, he volunteered for dental missions both in Haiti and the Philippines providing dental services to under-served communities. In addition, Dr. Degenhardt volunteered during his 4 years of dental school at St. Vincent de Paul’s Dental Clinic in Detroit, serving as the Student Program Director his last year. Self-taught in the German language, Dr. Degenhardt also worked in a dental office in Cologne, Germany which increased his language proficiency.

Since graduating, Dr. Degenhardt has been providing restorative dentistry to adults and children, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics and oral surgery including removal of wisdom teeth. Dr. Degenhardt is also certified in Invisalign and Clear Correct invisible braces. Dr. Degenhardt is involved in many aspects of advanced dental education including placement and restoration of dental implants.

Dr. Kathy Elias, Orthodontist

Dr. Elias is an orthodontic specialist who remembers wanting to be a dentist long before she really understood what went into a dental career! During her teenage years, she learned how valuable a beautiful smile was and how it could effect one’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and overall quality of life.

Dr. Elias’ academic career and training is diverse. She completed an undergraduate and graduate degree in Materials Science & Engineering at The Ohio State University. Motivated by an interest in research and dentistry, she went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine and a Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Connecticut. Her training gives her a unique understanding of the materials, mechanics, and bone biology invaluable to orthodontic tooth movement.

After dental school, Dr. Elias completed her postgraduate training and earned a M.S. and Certificate in Orthodontics from The Ohio State University. The training she received was comprehensive and involved collaborate work with the oral surgeons to treat orthognathic surgical cases, craniofacial teams to treat patients with cleft palate, and restorative dental specialists to give people the smile of their dreams. After her formal training, she worked in private practice treating children, teenagers, and adults and also served as a part-time faculty at the UT Health School of Dentistry. Dr. Elias relocated to Michigan in 2018 and is privileged to offer orthodontic care to the Macomb and Wayne communities. In practice, she utilizes many techniques and appliances including expanders, mini-implants, traditional braces, esthetic ceramic braces, lingual braces, among others.

She is active within the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and local dental organizations. Through participation with these organizations, she consistently exceeds state mandated continuing education requirements with the goal of providing the best care and experience for you and your family.

Dr. Arash Khoshnevis, Periodontist

Dr. Arash Khoshnevis is a Periodontist and Implant surgeon. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 2015 from Budapest. Dr. Khoshnevis pursued his postdoctoral specialty residency at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) School of Dentistry and St. John Hospital Health System in Michigan, where he received his Master of Science (MS) and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontology and Dental Implants.

As a dental specialist, Dr. Arash is an expert in providing cosmetic gum treatments to enhance your smile. He takes great pride in providing his patients with the utmost quality care in all aspects of periodontics, oral surgery, and dental implants. Dr. Arash’s standard is to provide his patients with the finest in periodontal care. His commitment to quality and excellence are evident in the success of his work. He is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration and Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. David Bartolovic, Prosthodontist

Dr. Bartolovic is originally from Windsor, Ontario. He is a Michigan board certified prosthodontist and has been practicing dentistry in the metro Detroit area since 2004.

Dr. Bartolovic attended the University of Windsor, where he earned a bachelor of science degree with a major in biology. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2000. He went on to pursue further education at Indiana University School of Dentistry, obtaining his Prosthodontics Certificate in 2003 and a Master’s of Science Degree in Dentistry in 2005.

Contact & Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Pointe Dental Group
50505 Schoenherr Road, Suite 170
Shelby Township, MI 48315
Phone: (586) 803-8300
Fax: (586) 803-8305

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50505 Schoenherr Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315