McLaren Dental Associates, P.C.

4.9 / 5Overall Rating

1936 reviews

308 Northgate Dr, Midland, MI 48640

(989) 631-7880

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Great, friendly office and staff. Very comforting with pleasant atmosphere.

Our entire family is patients of McLaren Dental and everyone is satisfied, from our youngest grandson age 7 to the grandparents, (this is where age is just a number). The staff is always friendly and helpful. If you're looking for a dentist, give them call you'll be glad you did. Thomas S Oslund

Friendly staff

Most everyone is very friendly and smiling. Have confidence in Dr. Charles.

Always friendly service. You also stopped being pushy with the work I still need to have done. That meant a lot since I have been having a couple rough years.

The staff is very friendly and courteous. Even though it was my very first visit, I was in and out in well under an hour. Dr. McClaren took the time to introduce himself and answer all my questions.

From the cool office staff. To Zak in finance. It was relaxing. Grade A dentist. Very comforting and gentle. Knows his stuff. Need a dentist please call these professionals.

You fit me in on the same day I called. Every one is friendly. You do good work. We are always very satisfied.

Very friendly staff that makes the appointment much more enjoyable!


Another great visit! Hygienist was very pleasant, which always puts me at ease. Dr. Charles pointed out some potential problem areas that I will need to address in the future. I appreciate being in the know about them.

Everybody is very friendly here I have no complaints

The entire staff was so friendly and made me feel so comfortable! I am terrified of the dentist and I haven’t been in years and I could’ve have asked for a better experience!

As someone who is anxious and a bit terrified if the dentist, everyone in the office made me feel welcome and finally made going to a dental office tolerable!

Everyone was very polite. Good to talk too Never have had bad experience yet.

Very welcoming staff. Zach answered my insurance questions with a pleasant, confident attitude. Thank you

The office staff was very helpful and the Droctor explained everything.

Everyone was very efficient and friendly. I appreciate the personalized coffee cup . Glad I switched dentist.

Great visit. Rachel did an awesome job.

Katie up front is so kind and helpful. Really enjoyed talking to her. Jennifer my hygienist is always wonderful. All the Doctors are so perisonalble and friendly. Thank you for a very nice visit

Just an overall pleasant experience, I mean, for going to the dentist.

Everything was perfect .

Angela is the best!! We love her!!!

My hygienist was great! She let me know how everything was with my teeth. Dr. Charles was great as well.

Very friendly staff. Dr is kind and attentive to your dental concerns.

We were able to schedule appointments in a timely manner after contacting the office. Everyone was very professional and personable.

Didn't understand why Doc didn't follow up on any prognosis ?? Guess u must have changed process ? Otherwise everything good.

Overall, another good experience throughout my appointment. I’m always greeted warmly when I arrive by the nice woman at the front desk and this time was no different. She also tidied up the waiting area while I was there, which I felt deserved appreciation. My hygienist was very nice as well and felt she did a very good job making me feel at ease and making my cleaning as painless as possible. She also communicated some things I need to be mindful of with my daily brushing. The doctor was professional and transparent when he checked me over. My only criticism was that when the appointment was setup months ago, it was for ten minutes earlier then what was communicated with my reminder the week of. Also, I usually have to wait a few minutes past my appointment before I’m called back. These are extremely minor things however and didn’t really take away from the positive experience I had. Another job well done by the staff I interacted with.

a 'Feeling of Home' environment. Doctor relatability to parent with dementia in addressing dental care needs, entire staff showed care and extreme patience in providing care to my mother. It was a relief to finally find a place that treated her with respect and understood her condition. Thank-you!

They got my 5 year old son to do what he needed to and he enjoyed his check up wasn't afraid or nervous Thank you

The entire staff is helpful and professional....very welcoming.

Excellent 😀 Fast, thorough, expensive,helps me keep my teeth healthy

So Pleased with my visit... 100% want you to fix my teeth... Thank You so Much 🌞 Talk Soon 😀

Excellent as always.

As usual - a pleasant visit to the dentist. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable.

Personnel are always friendly and great! There was a mishap with crown popping off but it was taken care of.Angie is a very detailed hygienist

Everyone was very friendly and sociable. I would recommend your office to anyone. On my first visit however the checkout guy was not as personable as the women and did not even smile.

Very prompt service, done quickly and efficiently. Thank you very much.

Excellent service !

Everything went well. No complaints. All personnel we're very nice.

My visit was prompt, friendly and thorough. They are very good at what they do, and I have confidence in their expertise.

I feared for no reason. Dr Charles is so gentle and reassuring in his manner and professional skills. He positively speaks to you as he works, nearly every move he makes and apologizes for any discomfort... Of which there were none but the ones I imagined in my mind. When there is discomfort, he adjusts to your need. At one point, I became so relaxed I nearly fell asleep. That's is comfort. Dr.Charles, Thank You Sir! - steve

I haven't had a bad experience ever at this office. Very satisfied.

Was very nervous about coming to dentist but my hygienist was very good at making me feel comfortable and at ease. I appreciated the office and Dr. getting me right in to fix my crown.

I really enjoyed meeting my dental hygienist. She was friendly ( not too chatty) and efficient. She had an awesome personality. I wish her best wishes on the delivery of her 2nd baby. Looking forward to seeing her in December.

Everything went very well. Met the new dentist and she explained all my watches and warnings. Highly satisfied!

Best teeth cleaning ever! Super clean teeth and no painful scraping. Everyone is very personable and accommodating.

I like the office and staff! Very professional and courteous.

I really appreciate the possibility to obtain an appointment on the same day. The appointment was on time. The issue I came in for got fixed on the same day. It was a great appointment. Thank you

Very good service

I had one tooth that needed to have some enamal added at the top, and that procedure went well. A perfect match in color. Both my husband and I had our teeth cleaned, polished, and I had fluoride at the end of the appointment. The entire staff are all very professional and very courteous, and we highly recommend their dental service.

My sons whole experience was great. The staff was amazing in their care, the speeiness of an emergency appointment was awesome. Only complaint is that my son's name had been spelled wrong on documents.

Every person in your building is great and wonderful. I tell this to my friends and family. Thanks for being so great and kind.

As ALWAYS quick and excellent service. You are greeted with a smile and an acknowledgment by your name. Dr. Mcclaren and entire Staff are very professional and dedicated with serving their clients. I have been a Patient with Dr. Mcclaren Association for a long time and will highly recommend this establishment to anyone. I give this facility and staff a 5(five star) rating. You should see my beautiful pearly white teeth. I smile constantly without feeling embarrass and having the assurance that my oral hygiene is well maintained. THANK YOU GO OUT TO MY FAVORITE DENTIST AND STAFF. I will see you all soon. Marge Reynolds

I’ve never been in a doctor’s office with so many amenities. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful.

Everyone was very professional & speedy.

Great experience as always

Personal service. Always so concerned with our comfort.

I like that Rachel is proactive in my dental care. I appreciate the suggestions and helpful tips for improving my teeth/gum health.

Appreciated the caring and support. It’s hard to give up a tooth. Also appreciated the explanations and ability to see products being used. Thank you Doctor John

Thank you so much for getting Emily's retainer done on the same day so she could head back to Chicago!

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. I liked seeing the teeth x-rays and having problems pointed out to me. I appreciated the time taken to take care of me and explain procedures.

on time with excellent care and service

I was satisfied with my first visit to McLaren Dental. I did notice that my first name is spelled wrong in your records. It should be Beverly, no "e" between l and y.

Love the place❤

really comfortable setting.

The hygienist was amazingly kind and caring during my cleaning. She eased my anxiety and was extremely informative! Both dentists and all the assitants I saw were very kind and answered questions and ensured I was comfortable throughout. The front desk staff is very friendly and is knowledgeable of insurances and keeps you informed. Overall a great experience, especially for someone terrified of the dentist's!

Every one was very competent and friendly. Both Gert and Tom enjoyed our first visits.

Everything was perfectly clean, your staff there was awesome they went above and beyond for my care, even to the entrance and to the end of my visit, and they were very concerned about your pain level they were very concerned about your comfort is nothing more I could say except they were better than good I consider everyone there to be exquisite I will go again, I hope I can get my entire set of teeth fixed only buy them , for young lady Dennis that I had was awesome , her staff was awesome and her mentor (another Dentist) that came in , and helped her which made me very proud of him, I will refer everybody That I know to this dental Association sincerely Linda Dice 850-291-7759

Dr. Charles and Dr. John are always patient and answer any questions. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable!

I love your office and staff. Thanks for taking such good care of me.

Hygienist was very courteous, explained everything very well.

I had a nice experience with the hygienist and doctor. All my questions we answered throughly and the guy at the front desk gave me good advice. Thanks for all your knowledge! See your team soon!

Thank you for taking your time with me, it was my first visit to the Dentist! The doctor was very straight forward and gentle.

Awesome experience, great staff. Very professional

I loved my hygienist this appointment!! Unfortunately though I realized that when I got home she didn't give me a bag of goodies or offer any coupons. I wanted to see if there were some more affordable recommendations for sensitivity as I currently use sensodyne which is a little costly.

It was one of my best cleaning experience !

Friendly staff, lovely office and very short wait time. The exam rooms are great with tv and massage chairs. Dr. McLaren was so nice. Very happy I am now a patient!

This is a very nice place dr. John McLaren was extremely thoughtful helpful and informative they worked with me on every level it's a very nice place people were all friendly and my doctor was very thorough I feel comfortable going back I'm putting my smile in their hands. :)

Good first time experience, I like that receptionist gave me the dollar portion of the bill prior to arriving.

Great place very comforting, do great job, everyone is super nice! Definitly recommended.


Very nice and kind.

Very friendly. Everyone was truly concerned about my Oral Care. I am making a change to a healthier mouth. So excited to see the final results.

Everyone there is so nice to my daughter and they take great care of her! She is never scared to go to the Dentist!

Always helpful!

I loved the hygienist. She was so kind and considerate. I hope she can do my teeth again. She did an awesome job cleaning my teeth.

I had a wonderful experience with McLaren dental no issues like the staff and they are so nice I have had some awful experiences with other dentistry but I love these people

On 12-18-18, apparently I broke off part of a tooth (I'd thought it was only a filling that'd come out). Ya'll were able to get me in & Dr. John was able to get things under control until my scheduled appt next month. You guys rock!

Easy in, easy out!

Great service with a smile!

All good

Answered all my questions and good care. Thank you

Thank you so much for getting me in so soon! My tooth was infected and your team to immediate attention to my needs. The service is outstanding ! Thanks again

Excellent service. Will definitely Continue to recommend the office to others.

The practice was running late when I was there but the staff was super apologetic and did everything they could to make sure I knew my appointment was important to them. They made the best of it for sure. Great service.

Competent and friendly!

Always thankful for a kind and gentle hygenist.

I did have a great visit. The Dental Hygienist was fantastic and the Doctor was great. The office are always very friendly and courteous. Great place

Great service as always!! Thanks Dr John

The staff is efficient and friendly...acknowledged me by name as well. I always recommend the Doctors to anyone who asks for a dentist. Sharon Skinner

Always great service and friendly staff

Your staff is always extremely helpful, friendly and they go the extra mile when caring for me and my family. We love McLaren Dental!

Super service with professional staff!

Extremely friendly and very good treatment from both the dentist and hygienist!!! 👍

Always take the time to answer my questions and very competent staff. Office is very comfortable and minimal wait times. Great dentists that make something comfortable as possible. I highly recommend.

As always, my visit today was very pleasant. My appointment time was prompt and I was seen almost immediately upon arriving. The entire Staff is polite and professional. I have been a patient with McLaren Dental Association for almost twenty years. I highly recommend this facility to anyone looking for an outstanding and professional dental services. It is a pleasure to know your teeth and oral health is a priority to the McLaren Association. You can feel confident enough not to worry about the care of your teeth and demonstrate with a BIG SMILE. I can't say enough about how accommodating this facility is and how their gratitude is expressed to their patients.

The male receptionist is not friendly or accommodating.

We had a great visit.. Rachel is amazing and we are so appreciative of the relationship we have been able to build w her. She takes such good care of us. The kids love her!!!

I called as a new patient with an emergency situation and they were able to get me in the next morning. Everyone was very professional and took the time to explain all of my options, costs, and copays before removing my broken tooth. The following morning I even received a call from them just to see how I was feeling. I plan on making this my regular dentist from here on. I would definitely recommend this office to anyone who asks !

Thank you ALL for your skill, kindness, respect for me as an anxious patient, and always giving me the best dental care I could ever hope to receive each and every time I am there. Anyone out there needing dental care? McLaren Dental is your answer. You will be thanking yourself you chose them!

Dr Charles was very thorough but careful.

My visit for cleaning and exam went very well, hygienist was attentive and helpful.  She understood the effort I put into oral care.  Dr Charles was honest and thorough.  But I was not happy with check out, believe his name was Zak.  He is there for clerical and insurance questions but he acted like he was my dentist/hygienist.  While he was not part of my exam or the conversation in the exam, he lectured me about what would happen to my tooth if I did not schedule a crown.  I was very uncomfortable with him and will tell him so if he tries this again with me.   This has never happened to me in your office before or other dentist offices.

Angie does a great job of explaining things and making me feel comfortable. Met the new doctor this time, Melissa. We will MEDC yo get yo know each other and that will come with time 😊

Everyone went

Timely, kind and effective. Excellent visit

Aside from just a cleaning the staff always shows concern for my health in general. I do appreciate that. Every one involved preformed their job professionally. The office is always clean and well appointed. I am very happy with the service received.

All of the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Especially like how they'll take the time to talk to you about your future dental plans and expenses.

Both the doctor and his nurse are both efficient and caring. Afterwards, the gal at the desk was able to help me better understand what my insurance actually covered.

What a friendly clean place. This was far most one of the nicest groups of people in this feild I have ever met. Honest and very accommodating to answer questions and listen to what you have to say. Thank you so much for easing my worries

The staff up front was very friendly and helpful. The hygienist was very polite. She explained everything she was doing the entire time. The doctors are great. The way they talked and treated me made me a bit more comfortable sitting in the chair. This is by far the best dentist I have been too. I know what to expect everytime I show up. Thanks Scott

Very professional but also very kind. I did not feel like my experience there was burdening the hygenists or dentists there which I have experienced at other places in the past

All is bueno! Love the friendly staff.

As always, I'm very satisfied and impressed with my dental treatment and results. The staff really extends polite, concerned, helpful and professional. The office is attractive, clean and comfortable...very patient friendly. The equipment is current and Top Of The Line. Of course Dr Charles and Dr John are top level Dentists and great guys. They better be or they'll be hearing from me....their former employee and senior U of M Dental Hygienist. Seriously, Karhy Gaffke

Im very happy with the care i received, will definitely came back!

The whole experience was great the dr.s and all staff is very professional and personable

Love ❤️ Dr. John and his awesome staff. Thanks for being there for all my teething needs. I always leave the office with the whitest teeth and smile.

My visit went well, receptionist walked me to my car.

Love coming to see Rachel for my cleanings! Very pleasant and fun

Angie handled my nauseated day very well.

It was a thoroughly professional experience, and well handled by your staff.

It was quick and thorough.

You are very gentle and you are aware of the anxiety your patients have when we go to the dentist's office.

Always fix the problem their great

Rachel was amazing! I never have any complaints with your staff! Thank you for everything you do!

Staff is always friendly and takes great care to ensure your visit is a great experience regardless what it is that you’re in for.

Great customer service!

Experience was great felt comfortable with what was done and the recommendations he made for fixing my other teeth

Each visit has gone well. Visits to the dentist fill me with a lot of anxiety but the staff has done a good job of making sure I’m as comfortable as I can be. The staff has done a great job of making sure I do not feel any pain and if I do, they’ve been patient with me and accommodating, which has been reassuring. The communication of what they’re doing has been good and their calming presence has been infectious. The atmosphere has been very professional but I would love it to be a little more genial and warm to really feel comfortable. Overall, the staff members I’ve had contact with have done a very good job.

You guys are always great!

I was very pleased with my pain free visit.

Always a wonderful experience at the McLaren Dental office.

Very little discomfort, temporary crown feels good, no problems so far

The usual professional and thorough cleaning(Prophylaxis) appointment with preventive Topical Fluoride. My exam resulted in finding problems to be taken care of soon. The staff and Dr's. are friendly and concerned. I recommend them often.

Great dentist and staff. Got me in quickly when I had an infected tooth.

The staff are kind and caring. Overall the environment is welcoming and professional.

Friendly service with a smile!

Thank you very much for getting me in at such a short notice to accommodate my other appointments. The dental hygienist was very friendly and took my nervousness in stride. The dentist was very nice.

I had a temp crown put in friday and it fell off this morning. Im going to try to make it in to get put back on with out missing work.

Thank you for making me feel like a person not just a patient. Sure appreciate the staff !! Like talking Michigan sports with Dr. John and Dr. Charles !! I do and will always recommend them. Thank you.

We had a pleasant experience. It was a quick and painless filling, which was most appreciated!

Be professional and be very nice and courteous friendly

Staff is helpful. Show a great interest in making you comfortable.

Friendly staff, good work in a timely manner!

Very friendly staff. All my needs were met.



Good hygienist

I am very satisfied with your services.

Greeted friendly, hygienist was informative, friendly and did excellent jobalways satisfied with her work

It is always pleasantat your office. Procedures are always explained and no pressure to have anything done.

All very helpful and willing to work with my schedule

Everything, really. I like the TV distracting me from the cleaning, your hygienists are just the right amount of friendly without talking your ear off, everything is spotless, and you're all excellent at what you do. thanks!

Everybody was very courteous and the service was just what I wanted

Rachel does a good job on cleaning my teeth .and everyone at office is friendly and the Doctors are good

Very professional.

The dental technician had a gentle, but thorough touch, that make the cleaning a pleasant experience. She was also able to answer my question about my crown.

Everybody’s friendly and try to make the visit as efficient as possible. Doctor is organize so the entire process is painless and quick.

Very kind care

Very accomodating with scheduling appointments and discussed my treatment plan along with options with me

Pleasant envirnment. Excellent care. Promptly brought into the examining area.

Immediate root canal needed, fit me in and took care of it right away! Thanks so much!!!

You guys are great!

Nice office and friendly staff.

Great visit. Staff very friendly and professional.

Everyone was nice and helpful!

Great job!

We love Angela she is truly the best!!!

Everyone was so kind and easy to talk to. They definitely take care of me and my teeth!

Very caring dental office. The doctor called me at home to check on me after a procedure. Very professional

Angie did a super job! She is kind, careful, and makes me feel I can ask questions! Brava!

Friendly, professional and efficient staff.

Friendly and makes me feel comfortable

My appointment was for cleaning and x-ray to determine the condition of my teeth and gum. The hygienist tech did a superb job. The entire staff is very friendly. I have been a patient with the McLaren Dental Association for over fifteen years. Would not mind doing a tv commercial for your establishment.😂

The best!

I love how efficient this business is. I never have to wait for my appointment. Although, the waiting room is very nice. All the staff is very friendly and courteous, yet still professional. I love that I am called by name and no one calls me “dear, honey, etc. I definitely recommend this dentist office.

Answered all questions i had

They are great!! So glad that I found your place and I wish I would’ve found about your place years ago!!

Relaxing environment and overall typical visit. Quality service as expected! Thanks!

Always excellent!


Everyone was very friendly and accomodating....

Quick excellent service. Clean office. Answers questions thoroughly.

Great service people were extremely nice

Friendly staff

Appointments are always timely and staff is friendly.

Every single staff member is always extremely pleasant and more than helpful. Staff explains things well.

Rachael does a grest job!!!

Everyone was very nice.

Great personalized service

Great experience as always.

Will you please fix All of the chairs. Some are great, but some really are lame. I want the vibrate to actually work OK? I actually ask for Room 4 because it was the only one that the chair worked right. Now room 4''s chair sucks too. These rub and vibrate chairs are a Godsend when I visit. Never like having my teeth worked on, but the working chairs used to be a real pleasure. Again fix ALL of them Please. I wanna actually feel the chairs work not the dentist work.

Very friendly. Let you know what was going on

Very friendly professional cleaning. Not uncomfortable at all.

Best service for dentist office

I was called back right at my appointment time and was treated very well by everyone!

Everything was done well!!!

very friendly staff and always accomodating.

I just love how everyone is so friendly and personable at your office. I NEVER feel like a number or inconvenience. Thank you for making my dental visits a pleasurable experience!

Both the Dentist and his assistant seemed both professional and caring. On a highly emotional day, the loss of a tooth, they helped me make it through the experience.

I like that the McLaren Dental Associates give detailed descriptions of my treatment, and methods that can be improved or are recommended for my overall dental health. Their office has a friendly, efficient, and knowledgable staff. They always keep me informed about what will be covered by my insurance or an extra cost for me out of pocket. Our whole family agrees they make going to the dentist a better experience for all of us!

Great dentist and great staff always able to work with me on my busy schedule. Highly recommend Mclaren dentist.😀😀😀😀😀😀

Excellent dental and orthodontic services.

The staff is super friendly and I appreciate how thorough the doctor is with explaining the treatment.

Everyone was very nice. My experience with was great.

Amazing service, dental work and professionalism. Best dentist office EVER!

Fast friendly and always very clean

Everyone is always so amazing and friendly. Especially Christina at the front desk!

Very quick and professional visit. All my questions were answered and I was in and out in less than 30 min

Great service!!!

Awesome job!

Could not be more please with the service we’ve received. Highly professional, caring and just overall amazing!

The dental hygeinist was professional, gentle and informative. The atmosphere in the office was non threatening.

Minimal time in the waiting room, as always. Jennifer was above and beyond relatable, informative, thorough, gentle, and kind. The checkout and scheduling, as is normal, was fast and very kind. Love this practice!

Excellent customer service

Right on time, nice people, good comunication,

Very friendly to talk to. Everyone is welcoming if you are new. Will continue to go here.

Another great visit at McLaren Dental! Had my teeth cleaned, learned I need a bite guard to discourage further recession of my gums. They looked up my insurance info, then made the casts for it while I was there!

Quick service

Professional- personable

Everything went well.

Listen to my concerns

I am very pleased with the doctors and staff. I would highly recommend them.

Thank you for caring. Always pain-free and comfortable.

Doctor is great along with his personal

The only thing I would suggest is that you explain stuff to us the patients more.