GRAND HAVEN DENTAL PRACTICE

"Our Practice Philosophy is to provide the best care to our patients and always to treat them with respect and concern for their well-being."

Our Practice History

Our practice is located in the historic Pere Marquette Train Station. It was built in 1927 after the original 1870 station burned. The last train to serve our station left in 1971. It was abandoned for 27 years, and was only saved from the wrecking ball by a neighbor who refused to let the railroad knock it down. We purchased the building, and restored it as closely to the original as we could, right down to the font on the signs.

Inside the office you will note the décor of the 1920’s, but the technology of today. We are committed to staying current in both training and technology, but one thing that sets our office apart is our staff. You will not find a more caring, capable group of people anywhere.

Drs. Mountford, Ruszkowski, & Andaloro

Our Grand Haven dental practice philosophy is to provide the best care to our patients and to always treat them with respect and concern for their well-being. We utilize the latest technology and techniques to provide the most comfortable and relaxing dental experience possible for you and your family.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Chris Mountford

    Dr. Mountford attended Wayne State University for his undergraduate degree. Following graduation, he then worked at the University of Michigan for six years performing engineering and cancer research. He then changed course and pursued his dream of becoming a dentist.

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  • Dr.
    Michael Ruszkowski

    Dr. Ruszkowski grew up in Schoolcraft, MI and attended Hope College where he met his wife, Andie. After four years in Holland, they knew they would return to the lakeshore. Dr. Ruszkowski attended the University of Michigan for dental school and did an optional 1 year of extra training in General Practice Residency in Denver. 

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  • Dr.
    Joshua Andaloro

    Dr. Joshua Andaloro joined our practice in 2022. Dr. Andaloro went to Michigan State for his undergraduate degree which means that Mountford & Ruszkowski Family Dentistry has both a “Go Blue” and a “Go Green” college graduate - we can now please both sides of the college rivalry.

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

    My experience was GREAT, I even got to appt early and taken in right away. That was great! I have nothing to complain about ..everything was super.

    Deb N.

    Diane is one of the best in so many ways. Not only is she a gentle and talented hygienist, but she has such enormous patience and empathy for all the smiling faces that sit in her chair. Her happy spirit and welcoming attitude is definitely one in a million!

    Kelly G.

    This is a great place to go!!! Saw Dr. Mike. He does a great job of discussing the status of your teeth and possible future needs. All of the staff are great!!

    Lindsay D.

    Clean, calm, caring environment. I needed an old (visible) filling redone and it was a painless, flawless visit. Great results!

    Laura L.

    Outstanding care and great staff. Always a positive experience going to see Dr. Mountford.

    Jason P.

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Our Location

333 Jackson St #A Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed