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Dental Clinic: Lac Vieux Desert Health Center

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Geographic Information
Location: WATERSMEET, MI
Type of Program: Tribal
Service Unit: EASTERN MICHIGAN
Tribe/Nation: Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
IHS Area: BEMIDJI
Staffing / Clinic Size
Year Clinic was built (or remodeled): 2009
Number of dental operatories: 2
Types of referral services: Oral Surgery and Pedodontics
Total dental clinic staffing: 3
Clinic Specifics / About The Area
Number of clinic patients (users): 1100
Nearest city with > 50,000 people & distance: Duluth, MN 161 miles or Green Bay, WI 173 miles
Airports serving the area & distance: Rhinelander, WI 50 miles Duluth, MN 161 miles or Green Bay, WI 173 miles
Housing Options: Locally rural towns , [Ewan, Bruce Crossings] Eagle River, WI [26 miles] lake homes, Iron River, MI [30 miles]
Distance from clinic to nearest residential area: 21
Distance to nearest schools: 21
Recreational opportunities in the immediate area: Four season recreation area: fishing, camping, swimming, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, biking, golfing, hunting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ATV trails.

Contact:

Phone:906-358-4587
Fax:906-358-4118

Mailing Address:

Address:PO BOX 249
City:WATERSMEET
State:MI
Zip:49969

Street Address:

Address:E23970 Pow Wow Trail
City:WATERSMEET
State:MI
Zip:49969

About Lac Vieux Desert Health Center

The Lac Vieux Desert Health Center is located in Watersmeet, MI. Watersmeet is in the scenic upper peninsula of Michigan. Services include family medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and mental health care. On staff at the clinic are a physician, family nurse practitioner, two registered nurses.



 Facility Staff  Lac Vieux Desert Health Center  
 Name Position Contact Info
Mark Bognar DIRECTOR TRIBAL DENTAL PROGRAM Phone: 906-358-4587
E-Mail: mbognar@charter.net
Maurice Shively CONTRACT DENTIST Phone: 906-358-4587
E-Mail: lvddental@lvdtribal.com
Hydee Benson DENTAL ASSISTANT Phone: 906-358-4587
E-Mail: hbenson@charter.net
     


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