About Us

30+ Years of Providing Excellent Dental Care

We offer a complete range of dental services – from preventive care and cosmetic dentistry to the restoration of dental implants. We have everything you need to make your smile healthy and beautiful, including:


Highest-Quality Techniques & Materials


State-of-the-Art, Eco-Friendly Environment


Insurance Accepted & Financing Available


Flexible Scheduling & Emergency Dentistry


On-Site Lab for Custom Veneers, Crowns & Bridges

Dinka Dental is now accepting new patients of all ages. Contact Us Today!


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Meet the Dinka Dental Dentists!


Catherine Osinski Dinka, D.D.S

Dr. Catherine Dinka

Dr. Catherine Osinski Dinka is a 1988 graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry.

Dr. Cathy co-founded Dinka Dental with her husband John Dinka, D.D.S., in 1989.

Dr. Cathy is a member of the Macomb District Dental Society, the Detroit District Dental Society, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the UDM School of Dentistry Alumni Board of Directors and Healthy Kids Dental.

Dr. Cathy continues to do what she loves… caring for every patient as if they are a member of the family.  She enjoys being with people and traveling.


John Dinka,  D.D.S.


Dr. John Dinka is a 1986 graduate of the University of Detroit, now the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry.  After several years of providing dental care as an associate, he co-founded Dinka Dental with his wife Catherine in 1989.

Dr. John is a member of the Macomb District Dental Society, the Detroit District Dental Society, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the UDM School of Dentistry Alumni Board of Directors, the Dental Lifeline Network of Michigan, and Healthy Kids Dental.

Dr. John enjoys providing comprehensive dental treatment to his patient family by creating and maintaining beautiful smiles for all.

Outside of the office, Dr. John has been involved for over 20 years as an adult leader with the Cub Scouts of America and Boy Scouts of America programs, in addition to being an avid classic and muscle car enthusiast.


Ingrid Almquist, D.D.S.


Dr. Ingrid, who grew up in Chicago, Illinois, attended North Park University and is a 1999 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

After graduating from dental school, Dr. Ingrid completed a one-year general residency program at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.

Dr. Ingrid joined Dinka Dental as an associate in 2001.  She derives great satisfaction by helping her patients find and keep their beautiful smiles.  Her passion is oral health maintenance and education. She looks forward to having you as a patient.


Jenna Dinka , D.D.S.

Dr. Jenna Dinka

We are thrilled to announce the newest member of our dental family, Dr. Jenna Dinka!

Dr. Dinka brings with her an exceptional wealth of knowledge, expertise in the latest dental techniques, and an unwavering passion for creating beautiful smiles. As the daughter of esteemed dentists, Dr. Catherine Osinski Dinka, D.D.S, and Dr. John Dinka, she proudly upholds the legacy of a distinguished family tradition in the field of dentistry.

Full bio coming soon!


I highly recommend this dentist office. Doctors John and Cathy Dinka are the best. The whole staff rocks. Have been going here for 21+ years. They have serviced me and my children and now my grandson who’s now 4. Family

- Phyllis -
I’m absolutely enthralled by the amazing doctors and wonderful assistants I’ve met there! Only been there a few times, but the atmosphere and camaraderie makes me feel like we’re old friends! I will continue to remain a patient as long

- Susan Nelson -

Always a pleasure. Everyone is respectful, polite, and make sure you are comfortable.

- Wendy Wright -

This is the best dental office from the front to the back! Hands down. Everyone is wonderful here. Absolute life savers!

- Heather Malcolm -
Absolutely amazing! Dr. Dinka has worked with me for almost 2 years to address the MANY problems my teeth have. The work is spot on. The office staff are wonderful. I don’t have dental insurance and they’ve patiently worked with

- Jenna V -

Excellent experience very professional staff and very informative and kindly and friendly people.

- Asmeth Canales -
After a bad experience at a previous dentist I switched to Dinka Dental at the recommendation of a friend. I have had a great experience at this office. I have had appointments with both Dr. Catherine and Dr. John (a

- Rebecca Soisson -
I hated going to the dentist until coming to Dinka Dental. Both Drs are amazing as well as their assistants especially Shelley and beyond friendly front desk staff. Love working with Paula. From the first phone call, you are truly

- Lissa Volz -
When I come to Dinka Dental, I don’t get the feel of an ordinary dental office, the ladies at the front desk make it worth your time being there within the first 10 minutes, and the staff is so friendly

- Justin Miner -
Very friendly and willing to work out a payment plan with you. I don’t like dentists from previous experiences plus who likes going to the dentist right. But they take the time to make you feel comfortable and that you

- Nick Siebenborn -
Dr. Cathy and Dr. John are two of the most caring medical professionals I have ever met. I personally see Dr. John, but have been a patient of Dr. Cathy on occasion. She is always concerned for her patients comfort.

- Dan Fredericks -
So grateful I was referred to Dinka Dental. I have gone 3 times now and have had nothing but amazing things to say. Staff is always kind, professional and welcoming. I will never go to another dentist’s office again. I

- Heather Pinch -
I LOVE THIS OFFICE! The Staff and the Doctors are amazing! They are all top of the line professionals. Dr. Dinka listens to your concerns and gives his professional and honest opinion before making any decisions. All the Doctors are

- K Dyer -
This dentist is amazing! Clean facility and the staff is just as pleasant as they wanna be. Kid friendly and interacts with the children. If you have been to a dentist for awhile they make you feel like they’ve known

- Ruth Hatcher -
There are dentists on every corner in Sterling Heights. I prefer Dinka Dental. From their office staff, Debbie and Paula who are smart and professional and witty and warm to my favorite hygienist, Cheryl, whom I’ve gotten to know and

- Patrice -

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Meet Our Dental Support Staff

TOP ROW: Paula, Receptionist | Debbie, Receptionist | Sandi, Hygienist | Denise, Hygienist | Shelley, Assistant | Liz, Assistant
BOTTOM ROW: Laura, Hygienist | Gloria, Assistant | Cheryl, Hygienist