MEET THE STAFF

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Meet Dr. Karmo!

Dr. Natalia Karmo was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit and attended Oakland University in Auburn Hills, where she received her Bachelor’s degree with honors in Health Sciences. She went on to obtain her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois. As president of her class, Dr. Karmo advocated for her colleagues and her patients by making it a top priority that clinical work was prioritized and patient experiences were optimized. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Karmo moved to Novi, MI where she and her husband, Travis, are raising their two children, Avery & Levi.

Dr. Karmo is passionate about her craft and understands that dentistry is about more than just teeth, it’s about people and relationships. She has a fun-loving personality mixed with a keen attention to detail that really helped her find the field of dentistry as a calling. After years of practice in Oakland County, she is excited to plant her roots in this practice and commit to the long term growth of this practice with all of its exceptional patients and team members.

Dentistry is an ever-evolving field of science and practice which requires constant education and commitment. Dr. Karmo is always keeping up to date by taking part in continuing education courses which better equip her and her staff to treat medically/dentally complex patients, including management of dental anxiety, pediatrics, dental emergencies, implants, oral surgery, and endodontics. She also has extensive experience in esthetic Botox therapy and Invisalign orthodontics. Keeping up with new technological advances and the most up-to-date research allows Dr. Karmo to offer her patients a more streamlined, comfortable, and higher quality dental experience.

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Mary M. Fisher, DDS | General Dentist

Born in the nation's capital and raised in the City of Detroit, Dr. Mary Fisher has been practicing dentistry in the West Bloomfield area since 1981. A graduate of Gesu grade school and Rochester High School, Dr. Fisher attended Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan before attending University of Detroit Dental School where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) in 1981. Dr. Fisher is committed to providing a standard of excellence in patient care and demonstrates a commitment to excellence through ongoing continuing education.


In 1982, Dr. Fisher established a mobile practice, Michigan Geriatric Dental Care, in an effort to better serve the geriatric and home-bound population in the Metropolitan Detroit tri-county area. Since 1987, Dr. Fisher has partnered with Premier Healthcare Management in providing dental care to William Beaumont Hospital Affiliates' extended care facilities. Michigan Geriatric Dental Care treats patients that are home-bound, in skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

THE STAFF

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Danielle LaBarre | Office Manager

Danielle was born in Wayne, New Jersey and moved to West Bloomfield, Michigan in 1987. She began her career in the dental field as a dental assistant in 2000 and has excelled in a multitude of positions in the dental office. Danielle graduated from Baker College with a B.A. in Business Leadership in 2011 and continued her education at Oakland Community College with a focus on accounting. Excelling in advanced financial courses coupled with enthusiasm for bookkeeping which led her to launch her own business. She joined Dr. Karmo’s practice where she carries the role of Office Manager. Danielle handles all day-to-day operations.

Miranda Kareus | Receptionist

Miranda became apart of our team in April of 2022. In addition to working in the office, she also helps with Dr. Fisher's mobile practice and bartends on the weekends. Miranda has taken some courses at Oakland Community College to study American Sign Language and loves every opportunity she has to communicate with someone who speaks ASL. Miranda likes to be very crafty and creative in her spare time. She likes to paint, but her favorite thing to do is to crochet. Every year Miranda and her friends like to plan a trip out of state to go white water rafting. She has been to West Virginia, Colorado, Georgia, and Wyoming so far!

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Katie LaBarre George, RDH | Dental Hygienist

Katie began her career as a dental assistant in 1996 and quickly discovered she had a passion for dental hygiene. She spent years expanding her clinical and clerical skills and enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program at Baker College. Since graduating in May 2013, Katie has been committed to teaching healthy dental habits to both children and adults and strives to deliver optimum patient care to her many satisfied patients.


Katie lives in Waterford with her husband, Nicholas, and their three children Lily, Olivia and Emilia.

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Zhanna Muchinik, RDH | Dental Hygienist

Zhanna began her career as a dental hygienist after graduating in 1998 from the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School. Graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Zhanna is certified in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation. She joined Dr. Fisher's team in 2005, is an active participant in continuing education and passionate about providing excellent care to her patient population. Zhanna's focus is patient education, with the objective of helping her patients maintain an optimal level of oral health.


She resides in Bloomfield Hills with her husband, twin daughters, son and their much-loved Pomeranian, Cookie.

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Lillian Hanziantoniou | Dental Assistant

Born and Raised in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Lillian is a native Spanish speaker. She began helping her community at the age of twelve by fundraising for the Red Cross, assisting with social events at her brother's school of disabled adults and, as a teenager, volunteering at the Center of Prevention and Attention to AIDS/HIV.


Helpful, kind and willing to work hard, Lillian is supportive, always candid, and never leaves her sense of humor at home when she comes to work! Family life is important to Lillian and husband, Leo, and they enjoy spending time with their new addition, baby girl Mila, and Hobbes, our Portuegese water spaniel office mascot who is well-loved by all our staff and patients!

Sydney McNeil | Dental Assistant

Sydney started dental assisting fresh out of high school in 2017. As well as working chairside with the doctors, she has also been cross trained with the front desk, sterilization, and lab work, making crowns, bridges, retainers, and whitening trays. Sydney is currently attending OCC taking prerequisite classes to attend the dental hygiene program. Sydney lives in Milford with her boyfriend and their dog Ralph. Outside of work Sydney enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and shopping.

Donovan Semma | Dental Assistant

Donovan is a 4th year dental student at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and always had a passion for helping. He is always focused on school and getting his responsibilities finished, but takes pride in his many hobbies. He loves to golf, work out, hangout with friends, and attend concerts. Donovan has been to over 150 concerts and has traveled all across the country every year to attend festivals.

Mazey Kyriakoza | Hygiene & Sterilization Assistant

Mazey started working at Karmo Dental in February of 2023. Mazey works as a sterilization and hygiene assistant, and is training to work as a chairside assistant as well. She currently goes to OCC and is pursuing a degree in dental hygiene. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family and friends and travel whenever she can.