Meet Dr. Jose Vivas
Dr. Jose Vivas was born and raised in Venezuela. He received his dental degree from Universidad Central of Venezuela in 1992. In 1997, he completed a Postdoctoral Scholar Program in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
He was a professor at The University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he practiced, taught, and performed research from 1997 to 2015. His focus for teaching was restorative dentistry. He taught dental students and taught in the graduate programs at the dental school (where dentists obtain specialty training).
In fact, Dr. Vivas was one of Dr. Lebster’s first instructors in dental school! Having similar practice philosophies with an attention to quality dentistry, they decided to practice together in 2015.
With over 30 years of experience in the dental field, Dr. Vivas has earned a reputation as a compassionate and dedicated practitioner who is committed to providing his patients with the highest level of care. He takes the time to listen to his patients’ concerns and works closely with them to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their unique needs and goals. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Vivas is also a member of several professional organizations, including The American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, West Michigan District Dental Society, and he has earned the Qualified Dentist Designation with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Vivas is bi-lingual, fluent in English and Spanish. He lives in Holland with his daughter, Gabriella. He loves to travel and loves sports, spending much of his time outside of work playing tennis, soccer, and golf.