1106 1st Ave. South, Escanaba, MI 49829 | (906) 786-3891
The staff at Carlyon Dentistry strives to stay current with the most modern dental techniques and services available by continuing our education on a regular basis.

We practice excellent sterilization and infection control and are committed to following the latest procedures to ensure our patient's safety. Our office is HIPPA compliant.

Our licensed Dental Hygienists provide our patients with skilled periodontal therapy as well as patient education to restore and maintain healthy gum tissues. They will schedule your preventive care appointments for you at individually recommended intervals.

Bruce R. Carlyon DDS

Dr. Carlyon grew up in Ishpeming, MI and graduated from Ishpeming High School. He attended Northern Michigan University for his undergraduate studies. He graduated in 1978 from the University of Michigan Dental School and has practiced family dentistry in Escanaba since that time. Dr. Carlyon is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Cloverland Dental Association. He and his wife Martha have three married children and six grandchildren.

Dr. Davis Zubke DDS
Dr. Zubke grew up in Athens, WI and graduated from Athens High School in 2009. He then attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI for his undergraduate studies attaining a degree in Biological Science in 2013. In May of 2016, he graduated cum laude from Marquette University Dental School. Davis met and married an Escanaba native, Tara Myers, and resides with his family in Escanaba. Dr. Zubke is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Cloverland Dental Association. He has been part of the Carlyon Dentistry team since the fall of 2016.

Beth Sutherland
Dental Assistant

Beth was born and raised in Wisconsin. She graduated from Milwaukee Area Tech College in Dental Assisting with continuing education in Oral Surgery certification.

She along with her family moved to the U.P. in 1990. She is an active volunteer with the Care Free Dental Clinic and has worked for Dr. Carlyon since 2005.

She and her husband have three beautiful grandchildren and enjoys crafting and outdoor activities.

Connie Smith
Lab Tech / Assistant

Connie has worked in the field of dentistry since graduating from Dental Laboratory Technology at Ferris State College in 1974. She has held many positions in both dental lab and dental offices. Connie has been employed by Dr. Carlyon since 1990. She raised two daughters in Escanaba and now has two granddaughters to enjoy.

Sharon St. John

Sharon, her husband Vince, and their son Jarret, moved to the area in August 2015 from Minot Maine. Sharon has been working in the medical and dental field since 2001. Her family enjoys spending time with their two dogs Ruby & Oscar and also love watching their son play sports. She can help you with all of your scheduling needs.

Kelly Hanson

Kelly graduated from Ferris State College and has been a dental hygienist for 32 years. She started with Dr. Carlyon in April 1982 and works part-time. She has been married to her husband Matt for 31 years and has raised four sons on a beef cattle farm in Bark River.
They enjoy traveling, sports and spending time with their fours sons, daughter-in-laws and grandchildren.

Anne Nordin
Accounts Manager

Anne was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula. In 1983 she graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in Medical and Legal Administration. Anne has been with Carlyon Dentistry since 2001. She can help you with all your insurance and billing needs. She will find the best possible financial resources to help you complete your treatment. Anne and her husband Brad enjoy spending time with their two sons and their wives,  three dogs, 3 grandpuppies and exploring in their Jeep.  Anne documents all of their adventures with her photographs.

Jenny Thorban

Jenny was born and raised in Escanaba. She attended Bay de Noc Community College for dental assisting and furthered her education at Ferris State University where she received her Dental Hygiene degree in 2002. She has also attended the University of Detroit Mercy to obtain certification in local anesthetic and nitrous oxide. She enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Jenny Ballard

Jenny was born and raised in Gladstone. She attended Ferris State University from 1985 - 1989 receiving both her dental assisting and dental hygiene degrees. She has been with Carlyon Dentistry since 1989. She resides in Gladstone with her husband Dave and their three children Abby, Riley and Noah.

Kaylee Judson
Dental Assistant

Kaylee was born and raised near Escanaba, MI. She graduated from the Dental Assistant School in Appleton, WI on November 2015, where she received her dental assistant certification. I
n her free time she enjoys camping, hiking, fishing and traveling with her fur baby Milo.

Katie Argall

Dental Hygiene Assistant
Katie grew up in Gladstone MI and graduated from Gladstone High School in 2007.  She graduated from Dental Assisting School in Appleton WI in 2011. Katies loves playing softball, biking, fishing, gardening. She also loves spending time with her family, boyfriend and their furry daughter Bella.

Dr. Carlyon has extensive training and experience in all areas of General Dentistry including Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry, Preventative Dentistry and more.
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Our staff strives to stay current with the most modern dental techniques and services available by continuing our education on a regular basis.
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Carlyon Dentistry
Bruce R. Carlyon DDS
Davis Zubke DDS

1106 First Ave. South
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
Phone: (906) 786-3891

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