General Dentist - Roseville
21055 12 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066
(586) 772-0100

We know that you want to receive your dental care from a highly trained, caring staff. Our dental team has the training and experience needed to provide you with personalized, quality care. With the constant changes that occur in both the techniques and materials involved in dentistry, it is very important to maintain knowledge of the latest developments. We do this through our constant participation in Continuing Education programs, so that you will always receive the best care possible.

Dr. Carl Papa D.D.S., M.A.G.D., P.C.

Dr. Carl Papa graduated with honors from Wayne State University in 1974 and was a Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Papa also played varsity tennis for four years at Wayne State. Dr. Papa graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1979. During his senior year, he was elected class president. For the past 17 years, Dr. Papa has been a member of one of the leading service organizations in our community, the Kiwanis Club of Shorewood. He has served as president, secretary for six years, and many years as a director. Dr. Papa takes numerous continuing education courses all over the country. He holds memberships in the Macomb Dental Society, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Papa is also a member of the International Dental Health Foundation. In 1987, Dr. Papa was elected president of the Macomb Dental Society. He had previously served on the board of directors and as club treasurer. He received his fellowship award (F.A.G.D.) from the Academy of General Dentistry in 1989.

Only 1% of all dentists ever to practice have received the coveted mastership award (M.A.G.D.) from the Academy of General Dentistry. To receive this distinction, over 400 hours of hands-on continuing education must be taken in all areas of general dentistry. Dr. Papa received his mastership award (M.A.G.D.) from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2008. Dr. Papa has also received the America's Top Dentists recognition several times.

Dr. Papa is married to Laurie and they have two children, Carl III, born in 1989, and Rebecca, born in 1991.


    My name is Shawn. I graduated from Roseville High School in 1998 and completed the dental assistant program at Lakeshore High School.  I have been at Dr. Papa's since 1998. I work as a full time receptionist and lead the team in the non-clinical areas of the practice. I married my husband Tom in 2003.  We have three beautiful boys and and a precious little girl.  A few things I enjoy doing on my off time are snowmobiling, boating, riding four wheelers and going up north. 


    I started working with Dr. Papa in August 2001 as a full time assistant. In 2003, I started working at the front desk next to my best friend of 25 plus years, Shawn. I have 3 wonderful kids, 2 boys and a daughter.  I enjoy snowmobiling with my friends, dancing and working out at the gym. 



    My name is Devon.  I have been working with Dr. Papa since June 2006.   In my junior year of high school  I took dental classes. In my senior year, I applied for a co-op position and was hired. In 2007, I graduated from Lake Shore High School and was hired as a full-time employee. I have learned so much about being a dental assistant, as well as the front desk duties. I have been working at the front desk since 2008 and I like it alot. I work with fun and caring co-workers. I have learned so much in the years I have been here. I had my beautiful daughter in Dec 2012.  Her name is Mckenzie. She lights up my lfe. 


    My name is Jennifer.  I have been working for Dr. Papa as a dental assistant since August of 2008. I started as a co-op and once I graduated from Lake Shore High School in 2009 , I became a full time dental assistant. I gained alot of knowledge and skills from Dr. Papa and the staff. I love the girls I work with and even gained a few close friends. In the evenings, I attend Macomb Commuinty College part time to reach my goal in receiving a college degree. Outside of work I enjoy hunting, fishing, and boating with my boyfriend, as well as being up north with my family. I am very lucky and thankful for this job.


    My name is Heather. I have been working for Dr. Papa since January 2003. I started off in the office as a senior in high school, as a co-op assistant. In June 2003, I graduated from Lake Shore High School and started working as a full time assistant. I immediately gained alot of experience with on the job training.  I have one daughter, her name is Brooke.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and going to sporting events.


    Hello! My name is Lisa, and I have been a dental assistant for four and a half years. I am a very hard worker and always strive to get the job done correctly. I truly enjoy working alongside Dr. Papa. He is a kind and personable man, down to earth with thirty years experience. Dr. Papa and all our staff sincerely care about your oral care. I have two wonderful kids that fulfill my life. In addition, I enjoy watching sports and survivor with my boyfriend, riding on the back of his Harley across the U.S., going out to eat, and spending time with my family. In the future, I hope you will consider our office to help you in all of your dental needs.


    I started working for Dr. Papa as a dental hygienist after graduation from the University of Michigan in 1982. I have three daughters who are all swimmers. I enjoy cooking, swimming, and spending time with my family. Chances are that on most days, you will find me at a swim meet with one of my daughters or at other after school activities.


       I have been working with Dr. Papa for 24 years. I first started as a Dental assistant. I went to Ferris State University and came back to  work as a Dental Hygentist. I enjoy spending time with my husband and our dog Harley. We love to travel, ride our bikes, martial arts and spending time with our families.


     I have been working as a dental hygienist for Dr. Papa, since October 1989. I graduated from University of Detroit in 1974. My husband Dave and I have two children, Christopher and Amy, a daughter in law Amber, and our granddaughter Isabella.