Practicing the art of dentistry since 1985, Dr. Van Essen started his Hudsonville practice in 1987. He provides the finest quality dental care available today. Dr. Van Essen has extensive experience in general and cosmetic surgery such as crowns, bridges, porcelain veneers, bonding, implants, dentures, partials, extractions, tooth colored fillings, teeth whitening, root canals and all other types of dentistry to create that winning smile you so desire. Through his frequent participation at continuing education courses, Dr. Van Essen ensures that his patients always receive the latest, most effective treatments possible.
 
Dr. Van Essen is also nationally recognized in Sports Dentistry. He is the only American dentist that holds a mouthguard patent and is promoting his mouthguard, the MADguard through his company, P2 Sports. Dr. Van Essen is a Certified Team Dentist.
 
Dr. Van Essen has practiced dentistry all over the world through his philanthropic endeavors overseas with mission groups.