Meet the Doctors

Meet the Doctors

Our dentists have advanced training in all aspects of dentistry, including occlusion, implants, cosmetic treatments, Invisalign and pediatric dentistry. In addition to serving our practice, the doctors also volunteer their time and expertise at several local clinics and currently participate in several charitable programs, including Donated Dental Services, Adult Dental Services and the Michigan Dental Plan.

Timothy H. Gietzen, DDS

Dr. Tim Gietzen - Partners in Dental Care - Grand Rapids Dentist

After receiving a B.S. degree from Western Michigan University, Dr. Timothy Gietzen obtained his D.D.S. at the University of Michigan (1976) and completed his residency with the United States Air Force in Vandenberg, Calif. W. Dr. Gietzen is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and is a member in good standing with the Western Michigan District Dental Society, Michigan Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Pierre Fauchard Study Club. Dr. Tim Gietzen was the 2002 recipient of the distinguished service award known as the Silent Bell, given by the West Michigan District Dental Society. In his free time, he enjoys golf, reading, travel and continuing his education in dentistry.

Shawn M. Dial, DDS

Dr. Shawn Dial - Partners in Dental Care - Grand Rapids Dentist

Dr. Shawn Dial is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and the University of Michigan (1999). Studying occlusion and Temporomandibular Joint Disease (TMJD) at the Dawson Center, she is also a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and the Western Michigan District Dental Society. An active participant in Children’s Dental Health Month, Dr. Dial enjoys travel and photography when she’s away from the office.

Matthew K. Gietzen, DDS

Dr. Matt Gietzen - Partners in Dental Care - Grand Rapids Dentist

Dr. Matthew Gietzen completed his undergraduate studies at Denison University before earning his D.D.S. from the University of Michigan (2005) Dr. Gietzen also volunteers with the Western Michigan Dental Foundation. Most recently, Grand Rapids Magazine readers named Dr. Matthew Gietzen the Best Dentist of Grand Rapids in 2010. He’s a member of the Western Michigan District Dental Society, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and the Kent County Dental Society. Residing in Grand Rapids, Dr. Gietzen’s hobbies include traveling, reading, golf and downhill skiing.

John Vander Kolk, DDS

Dr. John Vander Kolk - Partners In Dental Care - Grand Rapids Dentist

Please join us in welcoming Dr. John Vander Kolk back to Partners In Dental Care. He is a good friend and an outstanding health professional, and we are very happy that he has rejoined our team.

As you may know, Dr. Vander Kolk was a partner in our practice for 15 years before leaving 12 years ago to dedicate himself full time to providing care to people in need, both locally and in other countries around the world. We are very excited to have Dr. Vander Kolk rejoin our practice!

Steve Grabiel, DDS

Dr. Steve Grabiel - Partners In Dental Care - Grand Rapids Dentist

Dr. Steve Grabiel earned a kinesiology degree from Michigan State University. He also attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. Grabiel is currently furthering his dental experience through advanced dental courses at the Kois Center in Seattle.

Dr. Grabiel is from Birmingham, Michigan and now resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He met his wife, Lisa, at MSU who is originally from Grand Rapids. They have a daughter named Margaret Mae (Maggie Mae) and are now expecting baby number two. They love to cook together and garden. Dr. Grabiel also loves to water-ski, snow ski, and go fly fishing.

Be sure to say hello to Dr. Grabiel on your next visit!