We are very proud of our team here at Shortt Dental.

Our entire team is filled with dental health professionals who are here to help you! They will do anything they can to give you a smile of which you can be proud.

Our staff is dedicated to giving our patients the very best care dentistry has to offer. We do this by continuing our education and keeping up with the latest developments.

We believe in giving our patients a comfortable office. We want you to be comfortable talking to anyone on our staff. We are there to answer your questions. It is our goal to give you a friendly and professional atmosphere so you are comfortable coming to your dentist.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us today.


William A. Shortt, DDS

Dentist in South Lyon, MI

Dr. William Shortt received his bachelor of science degree from Alma College then went on to attend the University of Michigan Dental School graduating with Therese in 1987.

Dr. Bill performs all aspects of general dentistry but is highly trained in oral surgery and implantology becoming certified through the renowned Misch Institute in 2000. He has extracted thousands of wisdom teeth and placed well over a thousand implants. He specializes in complex cases with implants as well as implant retained dentures.

Dr. Bill likewise performs root canals, crown and bridge work and traditional dentistry. He has logged hundreds of hours of continuing education over the 30 years of practice. Our office has the state-of-the-art Cerec system which enables Drs. Bill and Therese to fabricate and mill a porcelain crown in one appointment. It can also produce an ideal crown for restoring an implant. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Committee of Implantology.

Dr. Bill is a private pilot and a member of the Flying Dentists, an organization dedicated to mission work. He and his wife have flown on dental mission trips with staff and dental students to poor villages in Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. He enjoys snowboarding, kite surfing, water skiing, biking, hunting and fishing, especially when any of the above are done with his three children!


Therese Shortt, DDS

Dr. Therese Shortt graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Michigan and continued on to attend the University of Michigan Dental School, considered the number one dental school in the world, graduating in 1987 with her husband, Bill.

She performs all aspects of dentistry including root canals, crown and bridge work, Invisalign orthodontics, and sleep apnea applicances. Cosmestic cases are her specialty and she enjoys changing an individuals’ confidence and ability to smile! She and her husband log hundreds of continuing education hours improving their techniques and equiptment. The office is state of the art with in office crown milling and 3D Cone beam xrays for complex implant cases. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentists, the International Committee of Implantologists, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Shortt is currently an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the University of Michigan Dental School and teaches students in the clinic part-time.

Therese and Bill live in South Lyon and have three grown children attending college. Therese enjoys playing piano, skiing, biking, and running in her spare time.


Christian Shortt, DDS

Dr. Christian Shortt grew up here in South Lyon shadowing this very office for many years and always knew dentistry was in his future. After attending South Lyon East high school, he went to Miami of Ohio University graduating with a Bachelor of Science. The next educational stop was Rutgers where he got his master’s degree in Biomedical Science and Research.

After Rutgers, Dr. Christian Shortt chose to attend the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, just as Dr. William and Dr. Therese Shortt did, to earn his Doctorate. At Michigan, Christian met his wife, Juhi, who was also in the program. They graduated together in April of 2022 and now happily practice here in the community.

Dr. Christian Shortt is currently performing extractions, root canals, crowns, bridges, and restorative dentistry here in South Lyon along with two days a week up in West Branch, Mi. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. Christian has gone on mission trips to the Dominican Republic to perform emergency dentistry. When not in practice, Dr. Christian enjoys playing basketball, golf, wakeboarding, snowboarding, surfing, kiteboarding, hydrofoils, scuba diving, soccer, and sand volleyball.


Juhi Shortt, DDS

Dr. Juhi Shortt grew up in Toronto, ON. She began her education at the University of Toronto, where she received a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Cell & Systems Biology and Genetics & Molecular biology in 2017 before she moved to Ann Arbor, MI to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Michigan in 2022 – where she met and graduated with her husband, Christian.

Dr. Juhi enjoys several disciplines of dentistry including root canals, crown and bridges, extractions, and cosmetic treatment. She has a passion for educating patients in oral health and helping them maintain beautiful smiles! She is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association.

Juhi enjoys spending time with her family and dogs when she isn’t at the office. She loves to go on hikes, boat rides, and exploring new cuisines.


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