Dental Staff

Patients are our number 1 priority. Every effort is made to keep costs down and maintain high levels of professional care.

Our compassionate doctors and licensed dental hygienists are dedicated to providing a full range of dental care to help you achieve a healthy, confident, and more attractive smile.

In a family environment and relaxing atmosphere, we always have time for questions. All equipment is state-of-the-art, allowing for quality dentistry with video, imaging, and drilless technology.

At Troy Dental Care, we take great pride in serving you.

Dr. Darshika Shah

Dr. Shah earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1987 and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in 1989 from Government Dental College Ahmedabad. Dr. Shah completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Columbia University in 1995. Dr Shah has been practicing in Michigan ever since, providing quality restorative and cosmetic family dentistry. She actively seeks out the newest technology, best materials, and latest techniques available in the industry today in order to incorporate them into her practice. Since the beginning of her dental career, Dr. Shah has placed thousands of bonded restorations and has transformed many beautiful, healthy smiles.

Dr. Shah enjoys cooking, reading, and being with her family. She is also involved in Dentists R Us, a school-based mobile dentistry program, and Healthy Smiles, a non-profit dental organization which provides free dental care for underprivileged children at a reduced fee.

Professional Memberships:

  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Dental Association

Dr. Shah was voted "Top American Dentist" by the Consumers' Research Council of America in 2008 through 2015.


Dr. Jose Aviles

Dr. Aviles is one of the outstanding cosmetic dentists at Troy Dental Care. Dr. Aviles attended the New York University, where he received his D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery). He began practicing general dentistry in 2001 in Troy.

When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Aviles enjoys fishing and traveling.

Professional Memberships:

  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Dental Association


Cheri Vlassopoulos

Cheri is the office manager at Troy Dental Care. Since 1999, she has been interacting with patients and making sure scheduling runs smoothly. Cheri is always happy to answer any questions you may have about dental treatment or insurance policies.

Our Hygienists

Charmy Shah, RDH

With an associate degree in applied health & science and a certification in CPR, local anaesthesia, and nitrous oxide, Charmy Shah has been practicing at Troy Dental Care as a registered dental hygienist since 2011. Aside from English, she is fluent in Hindi and Gujurati.

Kerrie Holliday, RDH

Since 2006, Kerrie Holliday has been working at Troy Dental Care. She graduated in 1992 with a degree from the University of Detroit Mercy.

Connie Martinez, RDH

Connie Martinez received her degree from Oakland Community College in 2009, and has been with Troy Dental Care since that time. She is fluent in English and Spanish.