Complete Dental Care
Oak Bark Dental offers a full range of dental services. Alongside some of the best dentists in Lansing, MI, our goals are to uphold professionalism, provide care, and promote the education of our patients about oral health, all while helping our patients love their smiles!
Kristina Palmer, DDS
Dr. Kristina Palmer grew up in Williamston, MI. She is the youngest in a family of nine children. She attended Michigan State University and after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, she moved to Milwaukee, WI to attend dental school at Marquette University. After graduation, Dr. Palmer was excited to return back home to practice near her large, close-knit family.
Ryan Beyea, DDS
Dr. Beyea graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in Physiology and Health Care Ethics. During his time as an undergrad, he represented MSU in the Big Ten as a Track & Field and Cross-Country athlete, focusing on distance-running events. Dr. Beyea then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Christina (Nguyen) Ruhala, DDS
Dr. (Nguyen) Ruhala completed her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Detroit Mercy. As a native of the Lansing area, she is excited to be back in her hometown to practice what she loves. Most of all, she enjoys building relationships with her patients while providing quality care to those of all ages.
Brian Grisdela, DDS
Dr. Brian Grisdela has worked with Dr. Kristina Palmer and her wonderful staff since Fall 2018. He completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State University. Like Dr. Palmer, Dr. Grisdela went on to attend Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI. After graduating from dental school, he completed a general practice residency at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan.
What our patients are saying
“Every single person I’ve met here has been wonderful. I needed quite a bit of work done and they never made me feel bad for it. Highly suggest to anyone looking for a great staff and dentist.”
– Chad P. (Google Review)
“Love this office! Staff is friendly and the work they do is very high quality..”
– Mel C. (Google Review)
“Everyone in the office makes you feel at home! My daughter and I have been coming here for years and we love everyone. Would recommend to anyone looking for a dentist to try out Dr. Palmer you will not be disappointed with your experience.“
– Dena A. (Google Review)
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