Dr. Martinez-Castillo was born and rised in Texas. She attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Prior to opening her practice in Okemos, she practiced in Washington State at a community health center dental clinic. Dr. Martinez-Castillo enjoyed working in community health and gained great experience during her time in Washington so she continued working in a community dental clinic when she decided to transfer to Michigan. In 2001, a dream became a reality for Doctor when she decided to open her own private practice here in Okemos.

Dr. Martinez-Castillo has enjoyed becoming a part of the community and treating her patients and staff as part of her own family. Dr. Martinez- Castillo lives in Lansing with her husband Carlos. Outside of the office, she enjoys gardening (especially in her rose garden), golfing, cooking and fly fishing. She recently became a Zumba instructor and loves taking classes when she can. Doctor enjoys returning to Texas when she can to visit with her family. She has 2 children of her own, 3 step children and 6 grandchildren that all keep her busy when she visits!
Lindsay received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Lansing Community College. After graduating in 2007, she began a very rewarding career working at Smiles of Michigan. Lindsay enjoys spending time with patients and getting to know them as well as making them feel comfortable during their treatment.

In June of 2012, Lindsay got married to her husband in the Outer Banks, North Carolina. In 2013, Lindsay welcomed a baby girl to her family. Outside of dentistry, Lindsay enjoys hanging out with her daughter, going to the beach, hiking with her dogs, reading, and spending time with family.
Liz has worked with Dr. Martinez as her assistant for the past 7 years and is certified in radiography. She is an essential part of the office and enjoys making everyone feel comfortable and creates lasting relationships with our patients.

Originally from Mexico, Liz is fluent in English and Spanish. She has been married for over 20 years and has raised 2 beautiful children in the Lansing area. When not helping patients at the office, Liz enjoys gardening, volunteering at her church, music and cooking. She also has a small catering business and frequently shares her delicious creations with the staff!
Stephanie is a dental assistant who is always ready with a smile and makes our patients feel at home. Also bilingual, Stephanie is a 2012 graduate of Everett High School. She married her middle school sweetheart in 2014. They enjoy their time with their dog and taking her for walks. Stephanie loves spending time with her family, reading and traveling. Her favorite quote is by Robert Kiyosaki, “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
Carlos has been the Office Manager for 13 years. After 22 years of miilitary service, Carlos retired from the U.S. Army. Currently, he has an M.B.A. from Oklahoma City University and is a certified Medical Technologist. He has been married for 17 years.

When Carlos made the move to Michigan several years ago, he became our office manager where he thrives on helping patients with scheduling and working with their insurance plans. When not in the front office, Carlos can be found playing racquetball, participating in triathlons or fly fishing. In 2014, he completed the DALMAC 4 - Day Century Bike Course. He has a passion for cooking and photography and is a currently working on his first cookbook.