MEET OUR DOCTORS
DR. JARED VAN ITTERSUM
Jared Van Ittersum, D.D.S. is a Spring Lake native and has been practicing dentistry for twelve years while simultaneously developing and co-owning the private group of practices in West Michigan called Infinity Dental.
Dr.Van Ittersum went to Jeffers Elementary and Spring Lake High School and graduated from University of Michigan in 2008 in the top 5% of his class. He and his brother, Dr. Jason Van Ittersum, the top dermatologist in the area, are committed to giving back to their hometown the best possible medical care and attention. Dr. Jared’s expertise is in surgical implant placement, Cerec CADCAM same-day crowns, and digital Invisalign. He is known for his friendly personality and gentle chair-side manor.
Dr. Jared is a best-selling author and national speaker for dentistry and has mentored and taught high-end dental procedures for the last 10 years to dentists in our area. He is excited to bring his love and enthusiasm for a great patient experience to the practice. Dr. Van Ittersum and his wife, Daisy, reside in Spring Lake with their three children, Ariana, Leilani and Jared Jr., who attend Spring Lake schools. When he’s not a leading dentist in West Michigan, you can find him spending every minute with his family enjoying the outdoors and the lakes.
DR. ELIAS ACHEY
Elias Achey, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry for fourteen years while co-developing Infinity Dental with his business partner Dr. Jared Van Ittersum. As a leader in the organization, Elias trail-blazed the creation of the Total Health Dentistry model within Infinity Dental’s locations, emphasizing the oral-systemic connection and pioneering total health and wellness for all.
Dr. Achey hails from California and graduated from the University of Alabama in 2006 in the top 5% of his class. Dr. Elias specializes in cosmetic and CADCAM dentistry. He is known for his upbeat and energetic personality and his passion for health and wellness. He is a Key Opinion Leader for the state of Michigan for the global company Sirona for CAD/CAM same-day crowns, and he is faculty for the Henry Schein Dental Business Institute.
Along with his wife, Ann Claire, and their children Margot, Elias III, and Vida, Dr. Achey resides in Spring Lake. He is often found in a Cross Fit gym, taking a yoga class, or participating in his true passions, fishing and water sports. He is thrilled to offer world-class dental care to the communities of Spring Lake, Grand Haven, and beyond.
Dr. Megan Huyghe
Dr. Megan Huyghe graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She continued on to complete her dental degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, ranked #1 dental school in the country. Ann Arbor has a special place in her heart, along with Michigan Football, GO BLUE!
After graduating from U of M she went on to complete a post-doctorate Residency in Advanced General Dentistry at The University of Detroit Mercy. Here she practiced all areas of dentistry and focused on esthetics, implant restorations, and treating medically complex patients. She practiced general dentistry in Northville, Mi for 3 years before moving back to the west side of the state, where she has always considered home.
Dr. Megan grew up in Holland Michigan, spending summers on lake Michigan and winters up north skiing. Dentistry has always been a big part of her life. Both of her parents are dentists in Holland, Mi and her brother is an Oral Surgery Resident. She is married to her husband Jacob and has a 1-year-old daughter named Mabel. She enjoys spending time with family, Michigan football tailgates in the fall, and making the most of Michigan summers on Lake Michigan. She looks forward to getting to know you!