Meet The Doctor

Meet Dr. John J. Lupini, D.D.S., M.S.

Meet Dr. Lupini

Dr. John J. Lupini is your hometown Orthodontist with the personal touch. You will find doctor placing brackets, going over treatment plans with his patients, or even delivering a retainer while talking about the upcoming Friday night football game. Dr. Lupini grew up in Highland Michigan, a small town right outside of Milford. Coming from a small town, Dr. Lupini has always valued the relationships he makes within his community. Along with his wife Kim, and his son Aiden he resides in Gibraltar. When Dr. Lupini is not in the office helping his patients receive their best smile, you will find him out on Lake Erie boating or fishing. He is an avid outdoorsmen, spending his free time perfecting his archery skills or dirt biking with Aiden.

What sets Dr. Lupini apart from the rest?

He has over 25 years of experience treating patients of all ages and has become the leading Orthodontist in the area for early interceptive treatment. Dr. Lupini caters to each patient with individualized care based on the complexity of their case. This results in exceptional care and exceptional results. Dr. Lupini is one of the only Orthodontists in the area open 5 days a week and has 2 locations Downriver to serve you. He also offers Friday appointments. Dr. Lupini is the only Orthodontist who lives in the community he serves. He is proud of his reputation and proud of his community. Dr. Lupini takes a very hands-on approach. He strategically places every orthodontic bracket himself based on his experience and thoughtful planning. He prefers to keep things simple. Some orthodontic treatment options such as headgear and bulky functional appliances are just too difficult for a child to wear sufficiently to accomplish the desired result. Instead, Dr. Lupini prefers to use methods that are the least troublesome, especially for his child patients. Even a child’s parents will feel less burdened by the orthodontic treatment process. Fun Fact: Dr. Lupini has a love for restoring old pinball machines!
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Doctor Lupini maintains the highest quality orthodontics through continuing-education courses as well as staying current on the latest orthodontic research, technology, and treatment options such as tooth-colored braces, clear braces/invisible braces, clear aligners/invisible aligners, clear retainers, and orthodontic expander options.

Credentials, Honors and Awards

Dr. Lupini graduated top in his class from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1991, and he received the William S. Kramer Award of Excellence, soon followed the Alpha Omega Scholarship Award and was inducted as a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society in 1991. He then continued on to graduate as a specialist in Orthodontics in 1994, and following graduation taught courses in the development of occlusion and malocclusion as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Orthodontic Department of the University of Michigan.


  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
  • Michigan Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Detroit District Dental Society
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