About Us

Fenton Smiles is conveniently located just off the US-23 Silver Lake exit in Fenton, MI We proudly serve all patients, including children ages 1 and up, and offer a variety of services from general, to cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Patients are given the VIP treatment when they walk into our office, and we provide a friendly and relaxing environment.  

Our practice uses state of the art technology to give patients the latest procedures in the dental industry. Fenton Smiles has a newly updated office with many amenities for our patients while they wait for their appointment. Dr. Givens has years of experience in both preventative, and general dentistry, and always provides the very best care for his patients.

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Practice Philosophy

Our practice strives to provide a customized dental experience that is tailored to each patient individually. We want our patients to be themselves when they walk in our office. Fenton Smiles welcomes patients to discuss questions or concerns with our doctor or staff in a judgement-free environment.

Often patients feel anxiety, or are uneasy if they need to have a dental procedure. At Fenton Smiles, we offer personalized services to give patients very detailed explanations and information. This helps to keep patients at ease, and reduce their anxiety. We want our patients to feel comfortable and relaxed when they enter our office, and know that they will receive the highest level of care from our staff. Fenton Smiles always does what is in our patient’s best interest, and our passion is to provide first-class dental care.

Our Technology

Fenton Smiles provides the latest technology to our patients. Technology allows our practice to simplify each patient’s experience, and give better end results, making each process smooth and seamless. Our practice provides technology such as 3D printing, CT Scanning, Digital Impressions, and many more.  

Our team is always striving to provide the latest technology available in the dental industry. Fenton Smiles continues to expand our technology by adding new and innovative procedures, tools, and techniques to our practice. This technology gives us the ability to capture images, and create a detailed and customized treatment plan for each patient.  

Technology Comfort Convienience

The environment of the office itself was very well thought out and comfortable. The entire staff is easy to talk to and very happy to answer any questions. After my cleaning I was thoroughly impressed with the amount of technology that was used to show me what exactly I could need to get worked on.

Steve I.

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Meet Dr. Alex L. Givens, DDS

Dr. Alex Givens completed his Bachelor of Science in 2013 and Doctor of Dental Surgery Degrees from the University of Detroit-Mercy in 2015 as a member of the 7 year BS/DDS program. Since graduating, Dr. Alex has attended over 850 hours of continued education focusing on communication, complex treatment planning, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, traditional and aligner orthodontics, and implementing technology in dentistry   

When Dr. Alex is not doing dentistry, he usually is giving back to his professional and local communities. 

Dr. Alex served as a Board Member of the Michigan Dental Association Foundation where he revamped their Scholarship Program to improve the impact it had to help young fellow dental professionals.  

He has been actively involved in the Frankenmuth Junior Chamber, where he was a key member to raise $1 Million and built the Frankenmuth Jaycee Spray Park. He is also involved with their World Expo of Beer project that is one of the largest beer festivals in Michigan. All proceeds from this event are donated to local charities and organizations   

Dr. Alex enjoys spending the rest of his time with his wife, Tianna, and their three children. He is an avid outdoorsman, car enthusiast, and foodie.  


Allison W.

Registered Dental Assistant, AAS

Allison graduated number one in her dental assisting program in 2018 from Mott Community College with an Associates in Applied Science Degree. She also has her Associates in Arts, Associates in General Studies, and Honors Diploma.

Allison was the recipient of the Max Hart Award for Academic Excellence. Allison has experience in general dentistry, endodontics, prosthodontics, and dental lab technology. In her spare time, Allison is the Education Chairman on the board of directors for the Michigan Dental Assistants Association. She coordinates continuing education seminars for the dental community.


Dental Assistant

Sarah is the newest member of our team. She has 10 years of dental assisting experience. She started at Ross education where she received her certificate in dental assisting. Sarah has experience in general dentistry, endodontics, prosthodontics, implant placement and extractions. 

Sarah has a real passion for dentistry and loves to see her patients leave more confident in their smile and comfortable coming for their next dental visit. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family. Especially her two nephews!

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Registered Dental Hygienist

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Front Office Coordinator

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Front Office Coordinator

Laura fell into the dental world by accident after years of working in customer service and with Alzheimer’s patients. She has absolutely fallen in love with teeth since then. Helping patients achieve their dream smiles over the past few years has been such an incredible experience. She came to Fenton Smiles with 2 1/2 years experience and is eager to use that experience to help Fenton Smiles grow. 

Laura has dental experience in both clerical and clinical which makes her a great resource for any questions or concerns you may have regarding treatment, scheduling, finances or insurance. 

She is a graduate of Howell High School and spent several years in Florida after graduation working at Walt Disney World. When working at Disney she was a safari driver at Animal Kingdom and special events cast member who specialized in media presentations and events, such as national tv commercials and Disney marathons! She returned to Michigan in 2013. She now lives in Swartz Creek with her husband Michael and 4 children (Bentley, Lucille, Charlotte and Eleanor) 

When not working Laura enjoys spending time with family and friends. If Laura and her family are not home enjoying their pool you can almost always find them at a football field or baseball/softball diamond due to how active in sports they are. Laura currently coaches youth cheerleading and her family also enjoys participating in community theatre. She is so happy to have found her new home in Fenton Smiles and is eager to meet all our patients! 

Core Values

Fenton Smiles was built on eight core values, and we are committed to both our patients and the community. These core values are what we promise our patients, and what we practice each day.

Personal Accountability: Fenton Smiles takes ownership and accountability with everything we do, and we value our work. This increases confidence, and helps our team to provide exceptional care.

Customer Commitment: Our commitment is to make each patient’s experience personal, and tailored to their individual needs. Our practice is always implementing new techniques to improve the patient experience, and build upon what we already have in place.

Cutting Edge Technology: Fenton Smiles provides patients with state of the art technology to create customized treatment plans and exceptional results. We are always expanding on our current technology an introducing new tools and techniques to our practice.

Gratitude: We are thankful for our patients, and always treat our patients with kindness and respect.

Pursue Growth and Learning: Our practice works to consistently educate our doctor and staff, and grow with continued education. This allows our practice to keep up with the latest technology available in the dental industry, and gives us the ability to always provide patients with exceptional dental care.

Be Resourceful and Help Each Other: Our team works together to support one another, and we treat our patients with the utmost respect. Our staff works above and beyond to give patients the very best experience.

Funergetic: Our team spreads both happiness and love to everyone who visits our office. Supporting one another and our patients to give them superior care is what we work to do each day.

Intentional: We provide the best care for our patients and with purpose. Our goal is to give patients a quality experience at Fenton Smiles, and we want our patients to feel comfortable and welcome every time they visit our office.

Comfort and Amenities

Our practice is updated with an inviting and welcoming waiting room with many amenities for our patients. We want our patients to feel both comfortable and relaxed when they enter our office. Fenton Smiles provides easy and flexible appointment scheduling. Patients can schedule appointments both in office and online. We offer extended hours and same-day appointments to handle urgent care or emergency visits. Our patients’ health is our priority, and we always do our best to make sure patients can be seen in a timely manner.

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