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Dr. Michael J. Brunner, Pinckney Dentist


         Michael J. Brunner, DDS
         Elizabeth Prast, DDS







(734) 878-3167
315 S. Howell St.
Pinckney, MI 48169-7900

Our Staff


Welcome to our family!  Since the majority of our office staff has been working with Dr. Brunner for many, many years, and a substantial number of our patients have been under our care for generations,  we are able to get to know many of our patients on a first name basis.  We celebrate their milestones, cheer their successes and share the inevitable down days of life.  We pride ourselves in catering to the unique, individual needs of our patients.  It is truly a warm, caring and friendly office that not only gives you and your family the best possible dental care, but does so in a sincerely kind, gentle environment.  We welcome you to stop in to meet our staff, the doctors, take a tour of the office or ask any questions you may have.      


Dental Hygienists

Dental Assistants


Office Staff







Lisa began her dental career as a co-op student in high school, going on to graduate from the University of Michigan as a dental hygienist.  She has been an integral part of our team for over 25 years. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with her husband, three children and her golden retrievers. Her long-standing patients look forward to her latest adventure stories at their re care appointments.      








Patti has been a dental hygienist in our office for over 17 years.  Her patients love her calm, reassuring manner and gentle touch. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her twins.










Krista has worked in the dental field for over 25 years, both as an assistant and a dental hygienist.  She loves working with the public and when she is not creating healthy smiles, Krista enjoys camping and hiking with her family, bike riding and reading.   











Terrie has been a chair side dental assistant for over 25 years and most of those have been spent at our office.  Her kind, gentle demeanor instantly puts people at ease.  She enjoys gardening, reading mystery novels and traveling with her husband.








Wendy has been a chair side dental assistant for over 27 years and has been a part of our office family for over 6 years. Her upbeat personality and sunny smile make patients feel instantly welcome. She’s an active member of the community, residing here for over 17 years with her husband and two daughters.  Wendy enjoys boating, traveling with her family and participating in community events.   










Where's Karla?

Karla retired! After taking wonderful care of our office for over 25 years, Karla decided to take finally make the leap into full time retirement.  She's enjoying travelling and spendinig time with her husband and five grandchildren.  She is active in her church and many community events, so if you see her around town, be sure to say hello!  Her "dental family" will always hold a special place in her heart. 






Office Manager

Connie has been a part of our dental family for over 8 years.  As manager, she makes sure all aspects of the office are running smoothly, from making sure patients’ needs are met to all aspects of insurance inquiries and treatment plans.  Her goal is to make sure our patients have a great experience, from the initial phone call through their follow up appointment.  When not at the office, Connie enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.       







Angela has been working with the public for over 25 years.  Hers is the friendly voice you hear when calling the office.  She will go over and above to make sure patients’ scheduling needs are met, and will be happy to answer any questions about our doctors, staff or office in general.  In her spare time, Angela likes to read, garden, watch movies and spend time with her three children.