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Dr Majella Caven-Nwagwu DDS

General Dentist

Dr Caven-Nwagwu is a gentle, caring dentist who uses advanced materials and procedures available in dentistry.  Dr. Caven received her Bachelors of Science degree and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree from Howard University, College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. She went on and completed a Post-Doctoral General Practice Dental Residency program at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York. She was able to learn advanced techniques in cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry . Dr Caven has several years of experience in the practice of dentistry, having  served as a Clinical Faculty at the University of Detroit mercy, School of Dentistry and currently on Staff at  the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of dentistry, Dr Caven continually completes advanced continuing education courses.  She is certified and experienced in clear aligner therapy through Invisalign. In 2014 she completed the F.O.R.C.E International  Orthodontic Internship in Birmingham, Michigan.

In addition to being a dentist, Dr Caven is also an accomplished artist with a great eye for detail. (Art Gallery) She uses her creativity to create natural looking smiles. Her attention to detail and genuine care for patients is what sets her apart.

Dr. Caven is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD),the American Dental association and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentists . Committed to community service, Dr Caven started the Anchor Smiles Community programs, which has partnered with, local and national charities to provide,  funding and donations to our local communities and Veterans.  She also enjoys volunteering at the Father Solanus center and soup kitchen in Detroit. A strong advocate for education, Dr Caven also created the Anchor Future Dentist program which gives high school students and pre-dental students the opportunity to shadow a dentist, receive mentoring  and receive a mini scholarship towards  College. Dr Caven also serves as a Dentaltown mentor to new dentists and dental professionals.

 Dr Caven-Nwagwu is married and a busy mom with four young sons . She spends her leisure time reading, creating art pieces,  and travelling.

Dr Caven-Nwagwu and the entire team at Anchor Family Dentistry are dedicated and committed to providing honesty, compassion and respect to each person that comes through our doors


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2600 Union Lake Road ~ Suite 130 Commerce Township, MI, 48382

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