Kuras Dental Health Associates

Welcome to Our Practice

At Kuras Dental Health Associates, we make it easy for you to achieve outstanding oral health in a friendly, welcoming setting.
Our outstanding team is looking forward to getting to know you!

Meet the Team at Kuras Dental Health Associates

If you think that exceptional dental care has to be serious or stuffy, you've never been to Kuras Dental Health Associates! Your oral health is our first priority, but we know that it's important to put you at ease so that you will feel good about spending time with us.

Every friendly member of our team will go out of their way to make your dental care relaxing and enjoyable. Most of us are from Monroe and the surrounding areas, so we're not just your dental providers, we're your neighbors! When you are with us, you are our most important patient, and you have our undivided attention. We treat you as we would like to be treated – with respect and concern for your unique needs.

Please take a moment to learn more about our amazing team. We look forward to welcoming you to our family!

Giving Back

At Kuras Dental Health Associates, we know that without the continuous support of our community, we would not be in the position we are today. To show our gratitude, we are committed to reaching more of our community and beyond with dental health education and care. 

Some of our Community Involvement includes:

  • Presentations and education at local elementary schools.
  • Dentistry from the Heart, an annual event that allows us to serve hundreds of people in the Monroe area with free cleanings, extractions and fillings. We've successfully completed 5 events, providing more than $150,000 of free dentistry to over 300 of our residents. 
  • Donations of toothbrushes and dental supplies to local churches and shelters. 
  • A 2015 mission trip to San Jose, Costa Rica. We were able to provide much needed dental care to the locals, oral health information to children living in group homes, and building projects on the site: The Abraham Project.
  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Hannah's Socks 
  • Relay for Life
  • We are working towards a mission trip to La Ramona, the Dominican Republic to provide dental care to those with little access to health care. 

Creating a Healthier World, One Smile at a Time

Dr. Steven Moss | Dentist | Kuras Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Dr. Steven Moss

Dentist

Dr. Steven M. Moss graduated in 1990 from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He spent three years doing extensive research at the University of Michigan in biomaterials. He then spent three years at Sinai Hospital working in the Oral Surgery Department. Dr. Moss was published in the Journal of Operative Dentistry, and has taught CEREC dentistry locally for the past ten years and performed over 15,000 of these restorations.

Dr. Moss believes in providing his patients with his concept of whole life dentistry. It is his philosophy of striving to do what the patient wants and needs, and being able to do it right every time while being as conservative as possible.

Dr. Mayer Eckstein

Dentist

 Dr. Mayer is a graduate from Rutgers School of Dentistry, completing his general practice residency at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a member of the American Dental Association. He is a New Hempstead, New York native, moving to Michigan to pursue his career and be close to family in 2018. 

Dr. Mayer loves the rewarding experience of returning a patient's smile and self confidence through his dentistry. In his free time, Dr. Mayer enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, good food and learning about other cultures.  

Marc

Patient Advocate

Marc joined our team in July of 2018 as a true "Jack of all trades". If someone is in need, he is one of the first people to call on. From ensuring our equipment is up-to-date and running properly to jumping chairside to Assist one of our doctors and everything in between, he truly does it all! 

Born in Oak Park, raised in Farmington Hills and currently residing in Bloomfield Hills, Marc is a true Michigan native. He obtained his B.A. in Business Administration and studied Pre-Law at Michigan State University then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit School of Law. His favorite things about working at Kuras is helping people with whatever they need, his coworkers and working with some of his family members. In his free time, Marc enjoys spending time with his family and exercising. 

"After spending 25 years in business, I truly enjoy being a part of Kuras Dental and the joy we bring to our patients through their Dental Health. A healthy smile makes people feel happier and more confident and I am proud to be part of the Kuras Team that makes that happen on a daily basis."

 

Nicole

Patient Advocate

Joining us in July of 2018, Nicole has been a great asset to our team! She ensures that our patients have a smooth and enjoyable visit by checking you in, ensuring all of your paperwork is correct and uploaded, answering patient questions, going over financial arrangements and payment options as well as checking you out at the end of your appointment. 

Nicole was born in Michigan, raised in West Bloomfield and currently living in Bloomfield Hills. She earned her B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit School of Law. What she loves most about her job is spending time with her Kuras family and helping out any way that she can. In her free time, Nicole loves to spend time with her family, hang out with friends, meditate every morning and indulge in her guilty pleasure- watching "Real Housewives" on Bravo TV. 

Lyndsay | Business Manager | Kuras Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Lyndsay

Licensed Esthetician

Lyndsay has been with our practice since early 2011. She attended Monroe High, Monroe Community College and received Certification from the Scheduling Institute. In 2018, she received her license in Medical Esthetics. She ensures a steady business flow in her management role and is now excited to offer spa services in our new spa, Exhale that opened in February 2020 right here at Kuras Dental. 

Lyndsay likes to spend her free time enjoying the outdoors, traveling, DIY projects, and finding good food with her husband.

Lenore | Office Manager | Kuras Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Lenore

Office Manager

Lenore started with Kuras in March of 2015 and assists management to make for a more productive office. She attended Monroe County Community College for Business Marketing. 

Lenore's favorite part of Kuras Dental is working with a positive, upbeat staff. She loves working for a company that gives back to the community and is always looking for ways to stay involved.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, trying new foods and restaurants and relaxing at home with her animals and husband. 

Tara | Market Director| Kuras Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Tara

Marketing Director

Tara was born right here in beautiful Monroe, Michigan and joined our team in November of 2018. She enjoys marketing because it gives the office as well patients, a fun and rewarding atmosphere. 

In her spare time, Tara enjoys spending time with her family and friends, spending time outdoors, drinking coffee and trying new restaurants. What does Tara like most about being a part of the Kuras Dental team? The family-friendly atmosphere that allows her to bring new ideas to the team!

Beth

Dental Hygienist Lead

Beth is a graduate from the Wayne County Community College Dental Hygiene Program and currently leads our Dental Hygiene team at Kuras Dental. She likes being a part of our team because everyone is so nice and friendly. 

Beth's favorite part of being a Dental Hygienist is sharing information with people about their oral health and she loves making her patients happy. In her free time, Beth enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and two dogs. She also enjoys being outdoors and baking. 

Caitlin | Dental Hygienist | Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Caitlin

Dental Hygienist

Caitlin is a native of Monroe and has been with Kuras Dental Health Associates since 2011. She is proud to be part of such a talented, knowledgeable team. Caitlin truly enjoys coming to work every day so that she can help her patients achieve the best oral health possible.

A graduate of Ferris State University, Caitlin is also certified in the use of nitrous oxide and local anesthetic. When she’s not busy helping her patients, Caitlin enjoys spending time with her family and their Silver Labrador, traveling with in her camper , the outdoors, going to ND football games and interior design. 

Molly

Dental Hygienist

Molly is a Southgate native and Kalamazoo Valley Community College graduate. She loves working at Kuras Dental because she enjoys seeing her patient's improve and value their oral health. In her free time, Molly enjoys exploring new places, swimming and bowling. 

Liz

Dental Hygienist

Liz is a great addition to our Dental Hygiene team, joining us in the summer of 2020. She attended Wayne County Community College District and is a graduate from the University of Detroit's Dental Hygiene Program. Liz loves what she does because Dental Hygiene is s a skilled trait that she enjoys and she loves working with her hands. She comes to Kuras Dental with over 14 years of experience and certifications in Nirtous Oxide/Oxygen as well as Local Anesthesia administration. 

Liz was born in Oklahoma but has lived all over the US including Texas, Georgia and Michigan, where she spent several years growing up. She also spent some time living in Wiesbaden and Illesheim, Germany. When Liz is not working or spending time with her identical, mirror-image twin daughters, she enjoys cooking, playing games, sunbathing, boating, kayaking, snowmobiling, exercising, gardening, property hunting, wine tasting and taking long drives or road trips. 

Megan

Dental Hygienist

Megan is a Newport native and a graduate from the Wayne County Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Her favorite aspect of her job is working with her patients and the staff because they are so welcoming. Megan chose dentistry because she wanted to help people have confidence in their smile and work with the public to help them stay healthy.

When Megan is not working, she enjoys going camping, spending time with family, swimming, biking, the beach and playing softball. Fun fact about Megan, she has played softball for about 15 years and played college softball at Schoolcraft College.

Lauren

Dental Assistant Co-Lead

Lauren comes to Kuras Dental in August of 2020 with seven years experience in the medical field. Although Dentistry is new to her, she is excited to start this new journey and learn a lot of new things. 

Lauren is a Wyandotte, Michigan native. The best part of her job is helping people and making them feel confident and as comfortable as possible. She also loves what a positive environment Kuras is. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Chloe

Dental Assistant

Chloe is a Dental Assistant who enjoys being able to help others and make them feel good about themselves. She is a student at Monroe County Community College and holds certifications in First Aid and CPR. 

Chloe was born and raised right here in Monroe. When not working, she  loves to spend time with her family and friends, going for walks with her dog, Mazie, and crafting. She also enjoys going to her family's vacation spot in Indiana and sight-seeing. 

Shannon

Dental Assistant

Shannon joined our team in October 2021. What Shannon likes most about working at Kuras Dental, is that everyday is different and always has an opportunity to learn. She enjoys assisting with root canals, that our patients leave feeling better than when they came in and that her co-workers treat her like family.

In Shannon's spare time, she likes to spend time with family, photography, watch crime shows like Criminal Minds and Blindspot, paint, decorate and swim. Fun fact about Shannon is that she is an aunt of 4 boys and 5 nieces! 

Kadyn

Dental Assistant

Kadyn joined our team in 2020. He recently graduated Monroe High School and assists our Dental Assistant team. He enjoys working at Kuras Dental because everyone is nice and the work is organized. 

When not working or attending classes, Kadyn likes playing video games, listening to music and playing in band. 

Angie

Insurance Coordinator

Angie is a member of our insurance department and joined our team in July of 2020. Angie loves interacting with patients and enjoys working in a fun environment.

When Angie is not at her desk, she likes to garden, go camping and vacation in Cancun. 

Tori

Insurance Coordinator

Tori is a Monroe native and joined our team in 2018. She loves Dental Assisting because it allows her to help others feel confident about their smile. 

In her free time, Tori enjoys spending time with her children, traveling and attending music festivals. 

LeAnn

Front Desk Lead

LeAnn joined our team in June of 2017. She's an Eagle Lake, Florida native, where she attended Lake Region High School. She loves the teamwork-centric atmosphere at Kuras Dental.

When not streamlining your front desk experience, LeAnn enjoys spending her time with friends and family. 

Amber | Front Desk Associate | Kuras Dental Health Associates | Monroe, MI

Amber

Front Desk Associate

Amber joined our team in February of 2018. A Monroe native, Amber spent twenty years working in the health field before joining our team. 

What Amber loves most about being part of the Kuras Dental team is helping people and that her coworkers are awesome to work with. In her spare time, Amber enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking care of her two pet goats. 

Ashleigh

Front Desk Associate

Ashleigh joined our Front Desk team in April 2021. She loves helping people, learning new things and being apart of a team that works together.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She also likes to take pictures, be outdoors and take vacations. 

Jana

Front Desk Associate

Jana is a great asset to our team, joining us with 25+ years of experience in the medical field. She is originally from Natchez, Mississippi but moved to Michigan from south Louisiana. 

When asked what she likes best about working at Kuras Dental, Jana says "Everything! Especially the staff and patients". In her free time, Jana enjoys reading, fishing, playing Bingo and spending time with her grandchildren who have awarded her the Best "Nonnie" Ever!

Olivia

Front Desk Associate

Olivia joined our team in August 2021. Originally from Toledo, Olivia spent the majority of the last 4 years as a Retail Sales Manager before joining Kuras Dental. What Olivia likes most about working at Kuras, is that the team cares about each other as much as they care for the patients.

In her spare time, Olivia likes to spend time with family and friends. If she is out of the office, she can probably be found on a beach. 

Courtney

Front Desk Associate

Courtney graduated Suma Cum Laude from Monroe High School and no attends Monroe County Community College. She is part of our front desk team and ensures that you are checked in and ready for your appointment. 

Courtney is from Monroe and likes working at Kuras Dental because she enjoys learning new things, being part of a team that works with her school schedule and because everyone is nice and helpful. In her free time, Courtney likes to sew, read and watch movies with her dog. 

Hanna

Front Desk Associate

Hanna attends Monroe County Community College where she has earned a spot in the Dean's List. She assists our front desk team in reception and checkout and our patients love her for her bubbly personality and efficiency in her job. 

A current resident of Macomb, Hanna has lived all over. In her free time, Hanna enjoys crafting, decorating and spending time with her son, Apollo. 

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My daughter was horrified to learn she had her first cavity, but even more horrified about getting it filled. Dr. Young and his wonderful staff put her mind at ease. Dr. Young filled the cavity with no painful shot, no pain during the procedure and did it all in under 10 minutes!

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