Meet the Doctors

The Dental Clinic: Meet Our Dentists in Lincoln Park

Kirsten Galayda DDS

Dr. Galayda was born and raised in Metro Detroit.  After completing her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University she received her DDS at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Galayda has attended many hours of continuing education, including several esthetic dentistry courses.  She feels it's important to be involved in community service and has provided dental care and education to underserved children and older adults.

In her free time, Dr. Galayda enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Katie Chaput-Shackleford, DDS

Dr. Shackleford was born and raised in metro Detroit. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2003 after attending Michigan State University for her undergraduate studies.

Dr. Shackleford is certified in Invisalign orthodontics and loves all areas of dentistry.  She stays current with the latest in dental technology by attending several continuing education courses a year.  It is important to Dr. Shackleford to treat her patients as family and she has a gentle touch.

Dr. Shackleford and her husband have twin boys that keep them very busy.


If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any questions, please contact our Downriver dental practice today!