Our Team

Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Edward Duski

    Dr. Edward Duski graduated in 1985 from Lake Superior State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He had attended LSSU as a recipient of the late Senator Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship. Thereafter he entered The University of Michigan Dental School and where he met his wife to be, Dr. Janis (Chmura) Duski.

    Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Duski entered the US Air Force as a Captain and completed a residency in advanced general dentistry.  After completing his time in the USAF, Dr. Duski moved to Gaylord where he and his wife established Duski Dentistry and began to raise their family. While being in private practice since l992, Dr. Duski has dedicated his career to studying and perfecting advanced techniques that enable his patients to regain the quality of life they expect and desire.

    He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Vacationland District Dental Society. He is an alumni of the Dawson Academy and participated in the continuum for the Seattle Institute for Advance Dental Study. His emphasis in training has been in cosmetic and comprehensive reconstructive dentistry, as well as surgical implant placement and restoration.  


  • Dr.
    Janis Duski

    Born and raised in the downriver Detroit area, Dr. Janis Duski attended The University of Detroit for her undergraduate training and The University of Michigan for dental school.   After graduation, she entered the US Air Force as a Captain and completed a residency in advanced general dentistry.  She is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.

    Since May 2021,  Dr. Jan has semi-retired from dentistry and while not at the office any longer, she still works behind the scenes managing the operations.  

Our Staff

  • Regon, RDH - Patient Treatment Coordinator & Financial Specialist *

    Regon has been with Duski Dentistry since 1999, right after graduation from Ferris State University, She worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist for us until 2006. At that time she transitioned to our Treatment Coordinator, allowing her to fully utilize her dental knowledge and treatment planning skills. She now manages our front desk operations, and is Duski Dentistry's longest working employee!!!   She grew up in the Fife Lake, MI area with her husband Chris. They reside in Gaylord, have two daughters and a granddaughter.  Regon enjoys walking, boating, knitting, cooking and scrapbooking. Regon hold a membership in the ADHA (American Dental Hygienist Association).

  • Tammy - Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) *

    Tammy has been with Duski Dentistry since 1999 and obtaineed her dental hygiene degree from Ferris State University.   She grew up in Kalkaska, MI and lives in Gaylord with her husband Jeromey and their three sons.  She enjoys spending time with her family attending sporting events, boating, downhill skiing, and exercising.  Tammy is a member of the ADHA (American Dental Hygienist Association).

  • Meghan - Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) *

    Meghan is originally from Marquette, MI where after graduating high school she started working as a dental assistant.  She met her husband John, while attending Northern Michigan University, where she earned her BS in Biology.  After graduation they moved to Colorado, and she received her Dental Hygiene degree from Pueblo Community College.  While there she also worked for a dental office as their patient/treatment coordinator.  Meghan has been a part of our team since 2010.  She resides in Gaylord with her husband John and two children.  She is also a member of the ADHA (American Dental Hygienist Association).

  • Hope - Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) *

    Hope worked for Duski Dentistry from 1993 to 2005, and recently re-joined our team in May, 2016.  She was born and raised in the Gaylord area, and still resides here with her husband Tim.  Hope brings many years of experience in dental assisting, with emphasis on surgery and implant treatment.   In her time off work she loves to keep busy boating, camping, attending music concerts, as well as spending time with their two daughters and grandchildren.

  • Lisa - Hygiene Treatment Coordinator *

    Lisa joined our practice in April 2017 as our Hygiene Treatment Coordinator.  She grew up in Gaylord and resides here with her husband Paul and their two children.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cooking.  

  • Ashlee - Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

    Ashlee joined our practice in April, 2019 as a graduate from Northwestern Michigan college's RDA program.   She resides in the Boyne area with her husband Dan and new son.   She has many hobbies, you will have to ask her about the chickens they raise!

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