Dr. Joel Toupin, DDS
Dr. Joel Toupin had advanced training in dental trauma and emergencies, hospital medical protocol, and hospital dentistry. He assisted oral surgeons in the operating room doing advanced oral surgical procedures, treated pediatric patients in the hospital setting with a pediatric specialist, and also treated handicapped patients, both in-patient and out-patient. Joel treats all of his patients with personalized care and makes them as comfortable as possible. He treats everyone as if they were family and loves to share jokes with his patients. His fun and interactive way with children helps to make their visit easy.
He attended Michigan Technological University in Houghton, where he majored in pre-med. After graduation in 1980, Joel moved to the Detroit area to attend the University of Detroit School of Dentistry where he graduated in 1984 with his DDS degree. He then applied for and was accepted to a General Practice Residency program for one year at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Joel Toupin was born in Marquette in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. He was raised in the neighboring town of Ishpeming where he graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1976. He was active in many sports and played trumpet in the high school band. He is also an avid skier and enjoyed many other outdoor activities. Joel lives in Farmington Hills with his wife Ann of 20+ years, their three children, and pet dog. He enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, camping, trips up north, and skiing. He still plays the trumpet in the church choir at Our Lady of Sorrows parish, where he is an active member.