Todd Gillan

Dentist in Lowell, MI

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Todd Gillan

Dr. Todd Gillan completed his Bachelor of Science degree in the School of Pharmacy at Ferris State University, and became a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Michigan. He went on to complete his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) at the University of Michigan.

Since starting his practice in Lowell, Dr. Gillan has completed a five year course at the United States Dental Institute in Comprehensive Orthodontics and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD). He also has successfully completed courses in Occlusion, Esthetics, Oral Surgery, and Invisalign. Recently, he completed a two year course in Orognathic Bioesthetics, and several courses in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, West Michigan District Dental Society, and Kent County District Dental Society.

Dr. Gillan has attended many continuing education courses around the country from some of the most respected speakers and clinicians in the field.

Over the past four years, Dr. Gillan and his staff started a program to provide free dental care to those in need who use the services of our Flat River Outreach Ministry.

His wife Joanne, has worked with him in the practice for 25 years and he has four children, two boys and two girls, who all graduated from Lowell High School from 2001-2010. He enjoys spending time with his family, sail boarding, wave running, traveling, golfing, and watching the Lowell Red Arrow football, wrestling, and other sport programs.

Dr. Gillan and his staff have always diligently worked at educating their patients to give them the most knowledge to better take care of their oral health as well as their overall health. They also believe that in giving their patients all the possible options to treatment, pro's and con's, with all of the fees, they can make the best informed decisions for themselves.

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Michele has worked as a claims analyst and credit specialist for both dental and medical insurances over the last decade.

Michele enjoys spending time with her family, whether attending one of her daughter’s various sporting events, or just hanging out with her grandsons.



Joanne has worked in different facets of healthcare. She is a 2002 graduate of Kellogg Community College obtaining an AAS in dental hygiene.  She graduated 1st in her hygiene class in academics. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.  Joanne has worked in the dental field for 26 years starting as an appointment book secretary. She is also a Registered Nurse with a Bachelors’ degree in nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor society.  Joanne has received certification in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide through the University of Michigan and also further course study in soft tissue management for the treatment of periodontal disease. She is married with four children, all graduates of Lowell High School. Joanne has a grandson whom she cherishes.  She loves the outdoors of Michigan, enjoying the lakes, cross country skiing, gardening and golf.


Shelby grew up in Pewamo. She graduated in 2008 from Pewamo-Westphalia High School. Shelby attended Ferris State University where she graduated with honors in dental hygiene in 2012. Shelby has been working with Dr. Gillan since October of 2012.

In her free time Shelby enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She also enjoys crafting and reading.  Shelby loves to spend time working outside, bike riding on the beautiful trails in Michigan, and walking. 


Kaitlin was born and raised in Rockford.  She attended Rockford High School and continued her education at Ferris State University where she graduated with her degree in as a registered dental hygienist.  While at Ferris she received the Phoenix award.  Kaitlin joined Dr. Gillan’s team in September of 2018.

Kaitlin enjoys taking family vacations to downhill snow ski in Colorado and enjoys shell hunting on Don Pedro Island.  She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.