Dentist - Livonia
31560 Schoolcraft
Livonia, MI 48150

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Pediatric Dental Specialists Livonia, MI

All of our staff at Pediatric Dental Specialists are here to insure that your child has a dental home that provides optimal oral care from infant to adolescent/adult.

We are pleased to welcome the new owner of Pediatric Dental Specialists, Dr. Hassan Oueis.



Dr. Hassan Oueis: Dr. "O"

Dr. Oueis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He received his dental degree from the University of Detroit, Mercy, School of Dentistry,  and received an additional two years of specialized post-graduate training in Pediatric Dentistry at Children's Hospital of Michigan.  He went on to perform clinical studies on growth and development in children at Tokyo University in Japan, earning his PhD in Pediatric Dentistry.  In addition Dr. Oueis completed a prestigious 2-year advanced fellowship program in Pediatric Dentistry at Ohio State University.

Dr. Oueis has been the Director of the graduate program of Pediatric Dentistry at Children's Hospital of Michigan, where he helped train and educate dozens of pediatric dentist for the last 8 years.  Prior to that Dr. Oueis taught for 5 years at the University of Detroit, Mercy.  He is also active in research and has published numerous research articles in national and international dental journals.

Dr. Oueis enjoys spending time with his wife, and three children.  In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, soccer, and reading.


Elizabeth Barber, DDS

Dr. Barber is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and the University of Michigan Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry.  She also completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Michgian Hospital, where she was trained in emergency and hospital dentistry. She is experienced in treating children of all ages, in caring for patients with special needs, and in the use of conscious sedation.  Dr. Barber is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  We are confident that Dr. Barber will be a valuable asset to our practice, providing outstanding care to our current and future patients.  Dr. Barber has recently become board certified in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Barber was born and raised, and is currently residing in Ann Arbor, with her husband and daughter, Alexandra. She enjoys snowboarding, boating and all aspects of sports.




Dr. Jody Atzmon

Dr. Jody Atzmon is a graduate of the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry and earned her pediatric dental certificate from NYU Lutheran Medical Center program located in Anchorage, Alaska.  She is experienced in hospital dentistry and sedations and enjoys seeing children of all ages.  She was born and raised in Alaska.  Prior to deciding to attend dental school, she had a home day care.  Dr. Atzmon has traveled extensively.  She now makes her home in Ann Arbor with her husband and two children.



After 30 years of providing dentistry for children in Livonia and the surrounding areas, Dr. Stern has decided to transition his practice. Although he will continue to love this profession, he would like to spend more time with his family and friends.  Dr. Stern would like to thank everyone for their support, confidence, and friendship throughout the years.  We wish Dr. Stern the very best in his new adventure.  



Ayeh is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, board certified as a Registered Dental Hygienist and administering Local Anesthesia.  Ayeh started her career as a hygienist in a general pratice, however is very happy she has transitioned to pediatric dentistry.  She is educated in giving proper Oral Hygiene Care instructions to all types of patients, as well as emphasizing diet/nutrition needs to help in attaing optimal oral health.  She is experienced in treating children of all ages, and is eager to provide the best clinial advice, and treatment for all of her patients.

In her spare time, Ayeh enjoys taking her husky Duke for walks, playing and coaching high school volleyball, and spending time with her Fiance, friends and family.


Deanna is a graduate of the Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene program. She has been a member of our team since 1999. Deanna also works as a hygienists for a general practice in Livonia. Deanna enjoys playing with her dog, Willow, her cat, biking, kayaking, exercising and spending time with her family.


Aministrative staff


Brigit is our office manager and has been a member of our staff since 1983.  Brigit is a vital part of our front office staff.  When she is not working, Brigit enjoys walking, movies, music, and sports.  Brigit also enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews.


Diane is our patient coordinator and has been with the practice since 1987. When not at the office she enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her family and her pets.  Diane also is a member of the Livonia Civic Chorus.