Meet Dr. Huyser

Huyser Bio Photo at Huyser Orthodontics in Grand Rapids and Holland MI

Dr. David J. Huyser has been creating beautiful smiles in the Hollands and Grand Rapids area for over 20 years.

Background & Education

Born in West Michigan, Dr. Huyser’s relatives are found throughout Holland, Grand Rapids, and the Muskegon area.

At the age of seven, he moved to California and lived there until enrolling at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He then transferring to Hope College, graduating with honors.  Dr. Huyser continued his education and received his Dental Degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his post graduate orthodontic training at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

Memberships & Associations

Dr. Huyser is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.  This signifies a unique achievement, a step beyond the two years of advanced education required for a dentist to become a specialist in orthodontics.  Nationally, less than half of the orthodontists in the United States are certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Huyser is also a member of:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Michigan Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • West Michigan District Dental Society, chairman of the Tooth Time Task Force
  • Kent County Dental Society
  • Holland/Zeeland Dental Society

Outside the Office

On a personal note, Dr. Huyser is first and foremost a husband and father.  His professional obligations extend well beyond his orthodontic practice to include organized dentistry and volunteer activities.  However, creativity is his passion and it not only allows him to create beautiful smiles, but woodworking in many different forms, photography, and gardening.  Feel free to explore some examples of his work below.