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.


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