At SplenDent Implant Center, our dentists provide the highest standard of care and treatment solutions that transform our patients? smiles and their lives. Our vision is to help make the dream of a beautiful, long-lasting smile come true by offering state-of-the-art implant dentistry. Healthy teeth are just as important as a happy smile ? your overall well-being is always our top priority.
Dr. Albert Wesley has 30 years of experience in the dental field, with a focus on the specialty of prosthodontics, a full-mouth restoration, and oral function. He was a member of a team of dentists that helped invent the Teeth-In-A-Day procedure. In 2018 he brought SplenDent Implant Center to the west side of Michigan. Our dentists specialize in implantology, full-mouth reconstruction, and fixed-bridge surgery, using the latest surgical techniques and the highest quality materials. Our commitment to excellence, quality patient care, and safety sets us apart from other implant centers throughout the state of Michigan.
Implant Dentistry You Can Trust
Dental implants improve the function of your teeth and help you look and feel your best. After decades of development and refinement, the revolutionary Teeth-In-A Day surgical technique enables our dentists and oral surgeons to place fixed teeth into a patient's mouth in a single day. Our team of dental professionals, nurse anesthetists, technicians, assistants, and administrative staff offer compassionate, personalized care in a welcoming environment.
Our surgeons and dentists are proficient in a wide range of techniques and procedures and use top-quality tools and materials to improve your smile and oral health. Whether you are interested in full mouth reconstruction, a fixed bridge, or a single implant, we?re committed to providing the quality care you deserve. We strive to make dental surgery as easy and as comfortable as possible, and your safety is a top priority.
Our Dental Implant Centers
We have two convenient locations in Norton Shores and Wyoming, Michigan. These state-of-the-art facilities are designed to provide top-notch dental implant care and treatment. We offer conscious sedation with nitrous oxide and IV sedation performed by a licensed nurse anesthetist. Our 3D imaging services such as cone-beam computed tomography and orthopantomography enable our dentists to evaluate the condition of your teeth and bone quickly and accurately and create a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Our offices provide a soothing, calming environment and are equipped with medical-grade surgically clean air purifiers for your protection and comfort.
We offer several long-lasting teeth replacement options, including:
Complete replacement with Teeth-in-a-Day ? Missing or severely damaged teeth can have a significant impact on your quality of life, health, and emotional well-being. This unique fixed prosthetic treatment stabilizes bone loss and enables you to smile, eat and speak with confidence.
Single implants ? A missing tooth can make it hard to chew, cause other teeth to shift or break, and lead to bone loss in the jaw. A single implant is placed and integrated into the jawbone and acts as an anchor for a crown, and looks, feels and functions like a natural tooth.
Bridge-supported implants ? If you?re missing more than one tooth, this type of implant also prevents bone loss and preserves adjacent teeth. Bridge-supported implants provide a long-lasting, functional, and attractive solution for multiple missing teeth.
Contact Us To Schedule A Consultation
At SplenDent Implant Center, we believe your smile is meant to last a lifetime. To learn more about how implants can transform your smile and improve your health and well-being, contact us online or call us at 616-446-7987. Our dentists and caring staff serve patients in Norton Shores, Wyoming, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, and throughout West Michigan.
Meet the Doctor
We have a versatile team composed of a dentist, administrative staff, hygienists, specialized technicians, and nurse anesthetists. Each patient receives comprehensive care and we pride ourselves in personalized service.
Dr. Albert Wesley, D.D.S.
Dr. Al Wesley completed his undergraduate studies in 1982 and received his dental degree from the University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1987. He went on to become certified in Prosthodontics, the specialty of full-mouth restoration and correct oral function, at Indiana University in 1990.
With over 30 years of experience in the dental field, Dr. Wesley combinesa progressive general dentistry philosophy with a focus on Implant Dentistry. He often handles the most challenging implant cases on referral from other dentists.
Dr. Wesley continues to use his experience and knowledge teaching other dental professionals in the area of full-mouth reconstruction and comprehensive treatment planning, lecturing throughout the United States. He has also taught general dentistry courses and dental laboratory procedures at the University of Detroit Dental School and Wayne County Community College.
He and his family enjoy camping, biking and Michigan summers.
Meet the Team
Jayme Monroe, Operations Director
Jayme began her dental career in 2014 at a local dental practice in West Michigan, and is now a member of the SplenDent Implant Center team. She has a background in all aspects of dental administration including scheduling, patient care coordination, dental and medical insurance billing, marketing, and practice management. Jayme and Dr. Albert Wesley teamed up in 2017 and began developing and branding SplenDent Implant Center in Norton Shores and Grand Rapids. With her wealth of knowledge in dental administration, Jayme has become "the roots" of our organization and is often the one behind the scenes, ensuring all aspects of our dental implant center are functioning efficiently and at full capacity.
In addition to her respective role in the dental profession, Jayme has years of experience in ACLS, BLS, and First Aid as a course instructor. She has served her local communities by training medical and childcare professionals about the risks and treatment of life-threatening cardiovascular conditions. When Jayme is not providing a kind and welcoming experience for our patients, she and her husband are spending time outdoors with their two young children. She enjoys running, hiking, participating in sports, and travelling around the world to discover new life experiences.
Jessica Henry, Administrative Assistant Manager
Jess began her dental journey in 2018, earning her dental assistant certification at the Dental Assistant School of Grand Rapids. She started her career as Dr. Wesley's surgical assistant, and gained so much implant dentistry knowledge she had to share it amongst the business. Starting in 2020 Jess switched roles at SplenDent Implant Center and is now the administrative assistant manager, making our patients feel welcomed, heard and cared for! Jess continues to help SplenDent from clinical organization, to answering phones, helping patients with their finances and so much more! In addition to her dental career, Jess has 10+ years experience in the fitness/health/wellness field.
She has taught/coached several athletes to collegiate gymnastics, as well as trained physical fitness to people in her community of all ages! When Jess is not helping others with their smiles and physical health, she and her soon to be husband, are out taking on adventures together. They are avid tent campers, s'mores makers, Silver Lake Sand Dune visitors, hikers and mountain bikers. When Jess is not spending her time outdoors, she enjoys snuggling with their two German Short Hair Pointers, Hank and Ranger and spending time with her family.
Laurelle Prescott, Surgical Assistant
Laurelle is a "Jane-of-all-trades" turned Surgical Assistant who is new to the dental field and loves every minute of it. She is developing and expanding skills daily and enjoys making connections with patients. She graduated from Oakridge High School, earned her Associates Degree from Muskegon Community College and a Dental Assisting Certification from Ross Medical.
She was born and raised in the Muskegon area; she is a single mom of one soon-to-be teenage boy. In Laurelles free time she enjoys hiking, yoga, fitness, hammocking, gardening, beach days, rollerblading, camping, traveling and eating at new restaurants. When she is not busy with her hobbies she loves to spend time with friends and family.
Jennifer Slater, Restorative Assistant
Jennifer is our Restorative Assistant and has been working with SplenDent Implant Center since July of 2020. She has been actively assisting and seeing patients from surgery to Final Restorative cases. She loves delivering premier smiles! Jennifer Graduated with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from Grand Rapids Community College in 1992.
After raising her family, she completed the Grand Rapids Dental Assisting Academy course in 2017. She has enjoyed being a Dental Assistant since then and has been a Parapro for both GRDAA and Thompson M-Tec. When she is not assisting and teaching, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, painting, horseback riding, long walks and being active in many outdoor activities, as well as volunteering in her community.
Bill Hall, CRNA
Bill is our Nurse Anesthetist and has been providing IV Sedation services since 2004. He has overseen a large range of cases, including dentistry, general surgery, orthopedic, neurology, and pediatrics, for both hospitals and outpatient surgery centers. Bill graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan in May, 1995 and a Masters of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology from the University of Detroit-Mercy in December, 2003.
When he is not administering IV Sedation, Bill enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, going to the beach, home remodeling, and flipping houses.
James Hiscock, CRNA
James has been practicing as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) for the past 22 years. He completed his training at the University of Michigan Flint-Hurley Medical Center, where he continued to work and teach both didactic and clinical courses for anesthesia students until 2019. Over the span of his career, he has also worked as an independent contractor in many other hospitals, surgical centers and offices in Michigan, culminating in the development of a mobile, turn-key anesthesia solution for dental procedures.
James provides all the necessary equipment needed to deliver a safe and effective anesthetic in any office, for any dental procedure. His services allow the dentist to focus on their work while he monitors the patient, and provides a stable anesthetic that results in greater efficiency, patient and dentist satisfaction, and safety in the office.