Meet Dr. Hagerty

John J. Hagerty, DDS, FAGD
A Michigan native, Dr. Hagerty attended the University of Michigan Dental School. After graduation, he served as a Lt. Commander and dentist in the United States Navy from 1967-1971. Dr. Hagerty was stationed in Norfolk, VA, Subic Bay, the Philippines, and Memphis, TN. Following his service in the Navy, he moved to Lansing and started his private practice, which has served our community for over 25 years. Dr. Hagerty constantly acquires valuable experience and training through affiliation with many esteemed dental organizations. To earn a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), he met stringent requirements, including at least 500 hours of approved continuing education courses.

Dr. Hagerty and his wife, Phyllis, have enjoyed over 40 wonderful years together and are the parents of two grown children, John and Amanda. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Hagerty enjoys outdoor pursuits, such as hunting, fishing, and adventure sports, like white-water rafting and rock climbing. Dr. Hagerty is also a passionate supporter of local and international charitable causes and has served in medical/dental missions throughout Central and Latin America. Visit our Community Matters page for more information on how Dr. Hagerty and our team serve the community and our fellow man.

He holds membership with following professional organizations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow – FAGD)
  • International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
  • International Association of Mercury-Free Dentists
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Equilibration Society
  • American Board of Neurological & Orthopaedic Dental Medicine and Surgery
  • American Academy of Neurological & Orthopaedic Surgery
  • International Academy of Preventative Medicine
  • Arrowhead Institute’s “Elite” for Advanced Cosmetic & Rehabilitated Dentistry
  • National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped 1995-present

Dr. Hagerty's community associations and charitable organizations include:

  • Former president of the Central District Dental Society
  • Former board member of Mother Teresa House hospice care
  • Board member of Free International Missions (FIM)
  • Medical/Dental Missionary work in and throughout Central and Latin America
  • Member of the Healing Hearts Society of “Ele’s Place” children’s bereavement center in Lansing, MI


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4912 West Saint Joseph Hwy Lansing MI 48917 USA
Dr. John J. Hagerty DDS (517) 886-9696