Dr. John Hamerink graduated in 2004 from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Science degree in Movement Science. After his undergraduate degree, Dr. Hamerink completed his Masters of Science degree in Basic Medical Sciences from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He then attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 2010 with a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery.
Dr. John Hamerink was born and raised in Plymouth where his father, Dr. Howard Hamerink, established Hamerink Dental in 1978. Upon graduating Dr. John joined his father in private practice in the Plymouth office and finds enjoyment to be practicing back in his hometown.
Post graduation in addition to the private practice, Dr. John held a dental position at the Michigan Department of Corrections dental clinics in Jackson and Huron Valley from 2010 to 2013. In 2010, Dr. John accepted a position at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he is an assistant professor and instructs dental students on clinical dental procedures. Dr. John acts as a mentor and guide to his dental students, and as the assistant deputy of the Delta Sigma Delta professional dental fraternity.
Dr. John’s passion is not only surgical dentistry but also cosmetic and family dentistry. He believes every patient deserves personalized dental care with a focus on holistic treatment of individual risk factors. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and needs.
Dr. John prioritizes continuing dental education coursework, where he spends countless hours learning all facets of dentistry including cosmetic and implant dentistry, as well as facial esthetics. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Hamerink is also very involved with organized dentistry, where he currently is on the Washtenaw District Dental Society board as the editor. Furthermore, he participates regularly as a delegate to the Michigan Dental Association.
Dr. John is passionate about the Plymouth community he grew up in, and believes that involvement in the community that he practices, is extremely important. He is a member of the Plymouth Rotary Club, an active member of the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, and sponsors local children's sports teams and events.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hamerink enjoys staying active, going up north Michigan and playing soccer. Dr. Hamerink is married to a fellow Wolverine and has two young daughters.
- American Dental Association
- Michigan Dental Association
- University of Michigan School of Dentistry: Assistant Professor
- Washtenaw District Dental Society: Board Member (editor)
- Rotary Club, Plymouth, Michigan
- Francis B. Vedder Society: Board Member
- Richard H. Kingery Study Club
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists: Fellow
- Delta Sigma Delta Professional Dental Fraternity
- Spear Advanced Dental Education
VOLUNTEER DENTAL WORK
Give Kids a Smile
UMSOD Taft Clinic
Mission of Mercy Participant in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
Pro Bono dental services for the United Way Dental Fund and Wilcox Fund
Hope Dental Clinic
159 S Harvey St
Plymouth, MI 48170