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37641 PEMBROKE AVE
LIVONIA, MI 48152
Call Us: (734) 744-9447
Rachel Stockhausen DDS, MDS
Sarmad Alyas-Askar DDS, MSD, Diplomate
Kari Brodsky DDS, MSD, Diplomate

RACHEL STOCKHAUSEN DDS, MDS SARMAD ALYAS-ASKAR DDS, MSD, DIPLOMATE KARI BRODSKY DDS, MSD, DIPLOMATE

Precision Endodontics

37641 PEMBROKE AVE
LIVONIA, MI 48152
Call Us: (734) 744-9447
 
Rachel Stockhausen DDS, MDS

      Dr.  Stockhausen has been working in the dental field for 22 years. She began her dental career working as a dental assistant and receptionist while attending Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  After she attended Indiana University and was granted early admission into dental school at the University of Detroit-Mercy in 1998, Dr. Stockhausen then practiced as a general dentist in the Metro Detroit area for 5 years. She furthered her education at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine by specializing in their three-year endodontic program where, during her residency, she was chosen to be the Chief Resident. After completing her specialty training in 2010 she returned to practice in Michigan where she now lives in Northville again with her husband, Ryan Wright and their three children: Jonathan, Christian and Kaia. 

 
     Dr. Stockhausen was the recipient of the New Dentist Award for Excellence in 2007. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Michigan Association of Endodontics, the American Association of Endodontics, Zeta Tau Alpha and was inducted into the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy.  She is the past president of the Detroit District Dental Society and has served in many other roles such as secretary of the Detroit District Dental Society and president of the Western Branch Detroit Dental Society. 
 
     She has volunteered abroad with DVI (Dental Volunteers for Israel) performing root canal treatments on underprivileged children.  Her research “The Perceived Prognosis of Endodontic Treatment and Implant Therapy among Dental Practitioners” was published in the February, 2011, issue of “Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology.”  She has been voted a "Top Doctor" by her dental peers in Detroit's Hour Magazine 2012 to 2019. 
 
 

 

     In her free time, Dr. Stockhausen enjoys reading and traveling with her family.  She loves skiing and wakeboarding, but most of all she enjoys being a mom! Kaia (3 years), Christian (5 years), and Jonathan (7 years).  This was taken on on our family vacation this summer.

Sarmad M. Alyas-Askar DDS, MSD, Diplomate

     Dr. Sarmad M. Alyas-Askar grew up in Baghdad, Iraq. Dr. Askar knew from an early age that he – like his father and mother – would thrive in the dental field. Immediately after finishing high school, he moved to the United States and earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Calvin College. Dr. Askar continued his education at Wayne State University to earn a Masters of Science in Basic Medical Sciences. He then attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and graduated with High Distinction in 2013.

 

     Following his graduation, he completed a one-year general practice residency at Summa Health Hospital in Ohio, where he treated medically compromised patients and performed a wide variety of esthetic, surgical and endodontic dental procedures.

 

     In 2016, Dr. Askar completed a two-year residency in Endodontics at Indiana University School of Dentistry and received his Masters of Science in Dentistry and his Certificate of Endodontics. During his specialty training, Dr. Askar was involved in regenerative endodontics. He was invited to present his research topic "Direct and indirect antibacterial effects of various concentrations of triple antibiotic pastes loaded in a methylcellulose system" at the American Associate of Endodontists 2016 annual session. Later that year, his research work was recognized and published. 

 

     Dr. Askar is a part-time faculty member at the Graduate Endodontic Department at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He was also recently chosen to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. Professionally, Dr. Askar is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Michigan Association of Endodontics, the American Association of Endodontists, the Detroit District Dental Society and is Board-eligible with the American Board of Endodontics. He has been voted a "top dentist" by his peers in Detroit Hour Magazine in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

 

     Dr. Askar recently got married. In his free time, Dr. Askar loves traveling, trying different cuisines, and playing tennis. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and he has recently picked up golfing.

Kari Brodsky DDS, MSD, Diplomate

     Dr. Kari Brodsky is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. She prides herself on providing patient centered, superior endodontic care. Dr. Brodsky understands that many patients are uneasy when it comes to root canal therapy and focuses on patient education while providing gentle and comfortable experiences for her patients. Dr. Brodsky is on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Endodontics and has been voted a “Top Dentist” by a group of her peers in Hour Magazine every year since being in practice. Dr. Brodsky was born and raised in West Bloomfield, Michigan. She graduated from Birmingham Groves High School and went on to attend Kalamazoo College where she continued her soccer career. After graduating in 2007, she continued her education at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2012.

 

 

     Following dental school, Dr. Brodsky completed a General Practice Residency (GPR) at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. After completing her GPR training, Dr. Brodsky returned to Michigan to continue her training in the post-graduate endodontics program at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. Brodsky was awarded a specialty certificate in endodontics along with her master’s degree. During her endodontic residency, she was awarded The Robert Ellison Award for outstanding knowledge of endodontic literature by the Michigan Association of Endodontics. Dr. Brodsky’s passionate for continued education and providing premium clinical care persisted and she achieved her Diplomate status in 2019.  Dr. Brodsky loves to enjoy the great outdoors and spend time with her family and adorable husky. 

Sharronda, DA

 

         Sharronda "Shay",  joined Precision Endodontics before the doors even opened! Shay has been working beside Dr. Rachel Stockhausen for over 10 years. She recieved training from Everest Institute and Paradise Dental were where she began her start in the dental field.  Sharronda always goes above and beyond to expand her knowledge as an assistant.  Shay lives in Detroit with her daughter Chelsea. She loves taking her daughter to dance class. She enjoys cycling in her spare time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim, Patient Coordinator

     

 

     Kim joined Precision Endodontics in February of 2020. Since then, she has prefected patient care and advocating for the patients' endodontic needs. Her daughters, Alaina(7) and Elise (14), are the lights of her life. Her "mini-me" is now in 2nd grade. They all enjoy camping with Kim's husband Mark and their two labordoodles, Hank and Dolly, on the weekends.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara- DA

 

     

      Barb joined our team in 2015 after graduating from Everest Institute. Barb has proven to be a valued and wonderful portion to our practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending her time with friends and family. She's currently furthering her education in real estate. 

 

Patsy, Insurance Coordinator

   

 

      Patsy joined Precision Endodontics in April 2021,  with over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She has a deep appreciation for all of our patients, as she gives them an understanding of their insurance benefits. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband Joe, her teenage son Cullen, and their puppy Zues. Pasty and Joe cheer Cullen on during his soccer games during the weekends. Working out and traveling is her favorite past time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ty, DA

 

   Ty joined Precision Endodontics in 2018.  She is very bright and has a warm and welcoming personality that our patients appreciate. In her free time, she loves to create, entertain, and expand her knowledge. She enjoys modeling, acting, designing, writing and reading. 

 

Elisabeth, Patient Coordinator

   

 

      As Liz joined our team in June 2021 she is an asset to our admin team. Her experience in the medical field has conditioned her to provide excellent care to all of our patients. For Liz, nothing beats being creative and doing crafts with her nephew, Mason, and her niece,Cece.  

Nikki, DA

 

 

      Nikki began working in general dentistry in 1995, she joined our practice in March 2021. She truly enjoys being apart of our amazing team of doctors and staff. She is the mother of two beautiful adult children. She ejoys listening to music, going to art museums, traveling, and crafting. She is determined to learn how to play golf. "Caring for people is most important to me, and I love volunteering at a dental clinic in Detroit. Being a blessing to others brings be joy."

Madison - Patient Coordinator

 

 

      Madison began working in General Dentistry during 2019.  Diving head first into the endodontic specialty; she joined us in May of 2021. Her dental knowledge and comforting tone results in gaining the patients trust in guiding them through the root canal process. She enjoys hobbies including photography, making macramé’s, and painting. She took the portraits of the staff on this page! She is the oldest of three, as young as 7 years old.