Dr. Allerding is from northern Michigan originally, and loves living and working here. When he is not working, he enjoys sharing everything northern Michigan has to offer with his family.
Dr. Faucher is a native Michigander and moved to the beautiful Northern Michigan area in 2015. She enjoys being active outdoors. and depending on the season. you can find her hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, mountain biking, snow shoeing or skiing! She also has a passion for cooking and baking and a strong desire to travel the world!
Advanced Education in General Dentistry at University of Michigan 2002, and completed a Fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry in 2018.
Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Vagalau likes to travel with her family, enjoys going to the movies and likes to be outdoors (hiking, skiing, boating).
She enjoys and takes pride in providing a variety of dental services to her patients, but her favorites are oral surgery and removable prosthodontics. She hopes to someday be able to provide more implant procedures and services to her patients. In her free time, Dr. Arsenault enjoys spending time with her family – husband Dan, and two children, Rachel (2) and Luke (7mos). They enjoy anything outdoors, walking, biking, hiking, boating, canoeing, and just finding new adventures to do together.
What I enjoy most about dentistry is interacting with different people and simplifying their treatment, especially those who are anxious or afraid. Many people have had a negative experience in the past. I enjoy providing them with positive and enjoyable visits while we get to know one another.
I am passionate about providing quality dental care and feel lucky to be able to do so at Dental Clinics North. I love interacting with and caring for patients; and working as a team to provide wonderful, much needed service to others. I enjoy learning as dentistry continues to evolve and I do so by attending training seminars often. As a dentist of 15 years, I pride myself in providing the best care using the most current practices in dentistry to provide a pleasant experience for all of my patients.
In her free time, she enjoys playing ice hockey, exploring the great outdoors, dancing, cooking, and gathering for conversation and laughter with family and friends. It is with great enthusiasm that she joins Dental Clinics North in serving the Traverse City Community.
Fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry in 2018.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Pawlick is involved as the Head Coach of the Harbor Springs Hammerhead Swim Club. In what free-time he has, He likes to travel with his family and spend as much time as possible in the summer at the lake.
I ‘ve hunted and fished since I could hold a fish rod. I have competed with model airplanes nationally and internationally. Currently my wife and I spend time with the “kids” and competition shot gunning. Carol and I spend some time in Florida Gulf Coast area when we can.
I have always enjoyed the cosmetic aspects of dentistry and the reconstruction procedures; It is really great to see patient’s response when they see their restored smiles for the first time. I enjoy working with kids and getting them over their fears of dentistry. Teaching young dental students has always been part of my dental life and proves to be very rewarding.