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34500 Chardon Rd. Unit 1, Willoughby Hills OH 44094|

Why Choose Us

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Dr. Michael Stern of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills is proud to offer patients in the Greater Cleveland area the benefits of quality dentistry. His practice gives him the ability to provide patients with beautiful, healthy smiles each and every day, which gives him great joy. His focus is to help patients achieve a smile they are confident in and do so in a way that is affordable and beautiful. From general to cosmetic dentistry, he gladly provides new and existing patients with the comprehensive dental services they expect from a dental professional. We are virtually a totally digital office, including the use of low-radiation digital cavity x-rays. We also are one of the first offices to use the no radiation NIR computer-enhanced Dexis CariVu system to diagnose cavities and cracked teeth more accurately and earlier than ever before.

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Educational Qualifications

Dr. Michael Stern received his Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology from the Ohio State University and continued on to receive his degree in dentistry. He also has a Fellowship Degree from the Academy of General Dentistry and the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, one of the few dentists to be so honored.


Dr. Michael Stern has the experience necessary to provide quality care to his patients. He has been working for several decades in the Cleveland area. He was the “official dentist” for the Cleveland Browns for many years, has improved the smiles of several Fox-8 News anchors, and is also known for his work on the “no drilling fillings™” technique. Dr. Michael Stern continues to educate himself and learn new and modern techniques to improving the health and wellness of smiles, and has served as the president and director of public education for the Northeastern Ohio Dental Society. He is a member of many other organizations including the American Dental Association, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the Ohio Dental Association.

About the Practice

Dr. Michael Stern is well aware of how many patients may feel uneasy about visiting the dentist due to previous negative experiences. However, he builds a professional relationship with his patients and helps them overcome their dental fears so they can achieve the smile of their dreams. He has a gentle hand, friendly demeanor, and can make patients feel at ease in his dental chair. He works with his patients to find out what worries them about dental treatments and does his best to help them overcome their anxieties. It also helps to have nitrous oxide available in the treatment rooms at no extra charge, as well as noise-cancelling headphones, cable TV with Netflix, and Satellite Radio.