Meet The Team

Our talented and caring team is committed to providing our patients with a comfortable, relaxed environment, exceptional dental care, answers to your dental questions, and a treatment plan that is customized for you-all resulting in a lifetime of big, beautiful, healthy smiles. 

Dr. Gabriele G. Bugli

While at the University of Michigan, Dr. Bugli met his best friend and future wife Terri. They have been married for over 35 years and have 3 wonderful children. Their oldest daughter lives and works in San Francisco and is married with 2 children. Their son works for the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta and regularly travels to Africa for CDC assignments. Their youngest daughter is a teacher in Raleigh, NC and is married with 2 dogs and recently had a baby boy. All three children followed in their parents footsteps and graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Gabe has many interests outside of dentistry. He enjoys traveling, landscape photography, hunting, fishing, wine making, gardening and woodworking. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys cheering on the Wolverines, Tigers, Lions, Redwings and Pistons.

Dr. Gabe is a proud member of the San Marino Social Club in Troy. San Marino is the third smallest country in Europe and is located in Northern Italy. Both of Dr. Gabe’s parents immigrated to Michigan from this country in the early 1950s.


• Centerline High School 1975
• University of Michigan 1979, Bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology
• University of Michigan 1983, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

Qualifications and C.E. Classes: 

Dr. Bugli started off working in a large group practice for 3 years under the watchful eye of experienced practitioners. Since then he has taken numerous continuing education courses. Some of his advanced areas of study include: classes in TMJ evaluation and treatment at the Dawson Institute, material update classes with Gordon Christianson, completed an oral sedation program at the Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation, oral sedation classes through the University of North Carolina, sleep apnea treatment with oral appliances and oral surgery classes with Dr. Karl Korner, and various cosmetic dentistry classes.  Dr. Bugli has also taken numerous courses in bone grafting and Dental Implantology, including classes at the Engle Implant Institute, University of Detroit and Implant Direct Center.

Professional Memberships:

American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and the Parkway Dental Study Group

Treatment Philosophy:

Our office strives to take a preventable approach towards dental care. Early detection and prompt care can help our patients maintain their teeth for life. Discovering dental disease in the early phases has the advantage of saving patients both discomfort and expense.  In addition to using visual and radiographic diagnostics, our office also uses laser fluorescence for early cavity detection. Intra-oral Digital photography and digital radiography are also used for detecting and demonstrating adverse dental conditions. 


Dental Hygienist

I have been in the Dental field for 30 years, and with Dr Bugli for 26 years.  I started out as Dr Bugli's assistant, I graduated Hygiene school in 1994, from Oakland Community College, and have been one of his Hygienist since. I've always been a people person, so dentistry has been a wonderful career choice for me. Helping patients feel confident about their smile and maintaining great oral health is very rewarding. I have been married to my husband Steve for 24 years.  I have 3 beautiful children, Ashley 22, Alyson 20 and Devin 18. In my spare time I enjoy being with my family, friends and vacationing.


Dental Assistant

I've been a dental assistant for 30 years.  I've been with Dr. Bugli's Family Dental Care for 20 of those years. I'm a certified dental assistant, having received my certification from Ross Medical School in 1993.
I'm a friendly, outgoing and positive person. I think family is very important as friends.  I enjoy cooking and baking.  I've been known to post a photo or two of my food creations.  I love reading, doing puzzles sunsets and the change of Fall colors.  I support my hometown sports, especially the Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Red Wings. 


Dental Receptionist

I have enjoyed working with Dr. Bugli since 1991.  I retired in 2013, but I still work on a part time basis, primarily behind the scenes.  I'm a people person and I enjoy helping in any way I can to make dentistry more comfortable and affordable four our patients. I have been happily married for over 40 years, and have 2 children and 5 grandchildren.


Office Manager / Receptionist

I have been in the dental field since 2007.  I enjoy talking to the patients and helping them with any insurance or financial issues they may have.  In my free time I enjoy being outdoors, traveling, cooking and boating when the weather allows.  Most of all I love spending time with family and friends.



I’m Dr. Bugli’s better half. After retiring from Rochester Community Schools as a Speech Pathologist, I decided to come in and assist the staff wherever I can. I have always assisted my husband with the business behind the scenes and now enjoy meeting the patients in person. We have 3 children who live out of state and 3 grandchildren.  We enjoy traveling to see new sights and to visit the kids!