All that is good begins with a SMILE.

When you visit our dental office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, precision dental care that you deserve.

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining superior long term dental health and a beautiful smile. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Cleanings & Exams
  • Dental Implants
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Root Canal Treatment
  • Dentures & Partials
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth Colored Fillings
  • Porcelain Crowns
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Bonded Retainer
  • Additional Services

New patients click here to learn about appointments & payment options as well as find answers to frequently asked questions, complete patient forms & more.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting. Please browse through our website and be sure to contact us if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment. You may also use our online appointment request form to schedule your appointment.



Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Candace
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Candace attended Kansas State University, where she received her B.S. in Family Studies and Human Services. After graduating, Candace decided to pursue her AAS in dental hygiene. She works daily to provide patients with the tools they need to advocate for their own health. Candace lives in Hartland with her husband, three children and their dog Lindy. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, Football season, traveling and watching her children play sports.

  • Jenn
    Dental Assistant

    Jenn has been working as dental assistant for over twenty years. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and especially loves any opportunity to assist in oral surgeries. Jenn lives in the Ypsilanti area with her five children and three dogs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her kids, swimming, hiking and vacationing.

  • Tammy Trullard, DDS

    Dr. Trullard began practicing dentistry in Ann Arbor in 1985. She taught at the University of Michigan Dental School in the restorative dentistry department for eleven years. She continues to stay current in the most up to date practices by taking continuing education courses in restorative dentistry, implant restorations, and esthetic dentistry. She is involved in local and state dental associations and is also in the House of Delegates for the Michigan Dental Association. Dr. Trullard believes that developing a personal relationship with each patient  is instrumental in delivering the best care possible. She is grateful to work with such a fantastic dental team in a wonderful location.

    Dr. Trullard lives in Dexter with her husband, with her three grandsons and one granddaughter nearby. When she’s not in the office delivering excellent care, she enjoys cooking, family, gardening, jewelry making, and curling up with a good book.


    • Michigan State University, 1978-1981
    • University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry, 1981-1985


    • American Dental Association
    • Michigan Dental Association
    • Washtenaw District Dental Association
    • F.B. Vedder Society
  • Heather
    Certified Dental Assistant

    Heather began her career as a dental assistant fourteen years ago. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and especially loves ensuring patients have a warm and inviting welcome to our office. You will find her doing a little of everything to help ensure the office is running smoothly so that patients have the best experience.

    Heather lives in Tecumseh with her husband, two sons and their dog Maggie. In her free time she enjoys traveling, boating, and watching her kids in all of their extracurricular activities.

  • Sandy
    Insurance Coordinator

    Sandy has worked in the dental field as an assistant and insurance coordinator since 1983. She really enjoys helping patients to understand their insurance plan.

    In her free time Sandy enjoys spending time with her husband of 30+ years, snowmobiling, camping and hiking with their dog Murphy.

  • Barb
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Barb has been in the field of dentistry for 35+ years. She started her career as a dental assistant and inspired to further her education. Barb believes strongly that good oral health is the gateway to good overall health. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandsons, taking care of her rescue dogs, and in the summer, being on her boat.


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I highly recommend Arbor Dental Lodge to anyone looking for a new dentist! The atmosphere is cheerful, peaceful and relaxing; the entire staff is very friendly and professional; and Dr. Trullard is absolutely the best dentist I have ever had! She is highly skilled and knowledgeable and her mannerisms immediately put you at ease. I have personally found her to be attentive and responsive to all my dental needs - even while traveling!"
    Gwen H.
  • "It's so warm and comforting inside the office. And everyone is so sweet and welcoming. Tammy has been my dentist for over two decades, and is always amazing. And when she opened up Arbor Lodge, I was so excited for her."
    Carlee B.

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  • Bridges

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  • Orthodontic Retention

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

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