Gabriele G. Bugli, DDS, Sterling Heights Dentist
At the University of Michigan Dr. Bugli met his best
friend and future wife Terri. They have been married for
over 25 years and have 3 wonderful children. Their oldest
daughter is living and working in San Francisco, their son
in now serving in the Peace Corp, stationed in Africa, and
their youngest child in entering her third year of college
at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Gabe has many
interests outside of dentistry. He enjoys traveling,
landscape photography, skiing, hunting, fishing, wine
making, gardening and woodworking. He is an avid sports nut
and enjoys being a Tigers, Redwing, Lions and Pistons fan.
Dr. Gabe is currently serving as the President of the
San Marino Social Club in Troy. San Marino is the third
smallest country in Europe, and is located in northern
Italy. Both of Dr. Gabe parents immigrated to Michigan from
this country in the early 1950s.
Centerline H.S. 1975
University of Michigan 1979,
bachelors degrees in biology and psychology
of Michigan 1983, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1983
Qualification and C.E.
Worked in a large group practice for 3 years, under the
watchful eye of experienced practitioners. Have taken
numerous continuing classes over the years, including
classes in TMJ evaluation and treatment at the Dawson
Institute, material update classes with Gordon
Christianson, oral sedation program at the Dental
Organization of Conscious Sedation, oral sedation classes
through North Carolina University, oral surgery classes
with Dr. Karl Korner, and various cosmetic dentistry
American Dental Society, Michigan Dental Society, Macomb
Dental Society, Parkway Dental Study Group
Our office strives to take a preventative approach
towards dental care. Early detection and prompt care can
help our patients maintain their teeth for life.
Discovering dental disease in the early phases has the
advantage of saving patients both discomfort and expense.
In addition to using visual and radiographic diagnostics,
our office also uses laser fluorescence for early cavity
detection. Intra-oral Digital photography is also used for
detecting and demonstrating adverse dental conditions.
Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and
caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to
Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to
communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.
Jeanne – Dental Assistant
been a dental assistant for over 20 years. I’ve been with
Dr. Bugli’s Family Dental Care for 13 years. I am a
certified dental assistant and received my certification
from Ross Medical School in 1993.
I’m a friendly,
outgoing and positive person. I think family is very
important…as important as friends. I enjoy walking on the
beach, watching sunsets, the change of colors in the fall
and reading. Also, I love my hometown sports, especially
the Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Red Wings.
Darlene – Office Manager/Receptionist
have enjoyed working with Dr. Bugli since February of 1991.
I consider myself a people person and derive gratification
helping our patients in any way I can to make dentistry
more comfortable and affordable for our patients.
have been married to my husband Mike for over 30 years, and
have two grown children and three grandchildren. Outside of
Dentistry, I enjoy spending as much time as I can watching
and teaching my grandchildren
Becky – Dental Hygienist
have been in the Dental field for 28 years and with Dr
Bugli for the past18 years. Initially I started out as Dr.
Buglis assistant. After a few years, I decided to study
Dental Hygiene. In 1994 I graduated from Oakland Community
Colleges program and have been working as one of Dr.
Buglis Hygienist ever since.
I have always been a
people person, so dentistry has been a wonderful career
choice for me. Helping patients feel confident about their
smile and maintaining great oral health is very rewarding.
I have been married to my husband Steve for 15 years. I
have 3 beautiful children, Ashley 13, Alyson 12 and Devin
10. In my spare time, I enjoy being with my family,
Kristen – Dental Hygienist
graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with a
Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Before
settling into dentistry, I worked in the medical field and
the horse industry. I have been working for Dr. Bugli since
2002. I love talking with my patients and making sure
everyone feels comfortable when they come to the office. I
enjoy helping patients feel confident about their smile and
maintaining great oral health is very rewarding for me.
My husband Derek and I have been together for over 13
years. We spend a lot of our time outdoors with our two Old
English Sheepdogs, Nyah and Nefyti. You may find all four
of us boating on Lake St Clair, walking around Romeo, or
vacationing in Florida. In my spare time I enjoy training
and showing my dressage horse, Kazi.
Renee – Receptionist
I have been in the dental field for over 30 years. I love being around people and I am very family orientated. Between myself and my husband, Russ, we have 5 kids and 5 beautiful grand kids. Our philosophy is “Life is a Journey, Enjoy.”