About Us

Pediatric Dentistry of Brighton was originally founded as “Pediatric Dental Associates” in 1991 by Dr. Kevin Hale. Dr. Carrico soon afterwards became a fellow of Dr. Hale’s practice.In 2009, pediatric dentist Dr. Dana Radtke, a native of Brighton, Michigan, joined the practice.

Pediatric Dentistry of Brighton's commitment to children’s oral health has extended far beyond the practice itself.  Pediatric Dentistry of Brighton continues to support its patients and local community by sponsoring local sports teams, events and schools.

Today, Pediatric Dentistry of Brighton looks forward to furthering awareness of the importance of children’s oral health as the practice continues to expand.

Our Mission

"Because we believe that children should be loved, cared for and protected, we strive to provide exceptional pediatric oral health care for your child."

Sarah A. Carrico
Sarah A. Carrico DMD, FAAPD

Having spent most of her childhood in the Brighton area, Dr. Sarah Carrico is at home with her Livingston County patients. Dr. Carrico graduated from Brighton High School and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from Michigan State University. Moving out of state for a time, Dr. Carrico attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where she obtained her D.M.D. She completed her pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Sarah Carrico joined Dr. Hale at Carrico & Radtke Pediatric Dentistry in 2004.

As an active member of Michigan’s pediatric dentistry community, Dr. Carrico advocates her own continuing education in pediatrics as well as that of her peers. Dr. Carrico is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is also a member of the Livingston District Dental Society, the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Carrico resides in Brighton with her husband and three daughters. In her free time she enjoys boating, skiing, biking and spending time with her friends and family.

Dana Radtke
Dana Radtke DDS, FAAPD

Having grown up in the Dearborn area, Dr. Dana Radtke graduated from Brighton High School. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Grand Valley State University before attending the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where she received her D.D.S. Dr. Radtke completed her pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where she remained on staff as a Pediatric Dentist for the next two years.

A native of Southeast Michigan, Dr. Dana Radtke is passionate about improving the oral health of Livingston County’s children. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Livingston District Dental Society and the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Radtke has been with Carrico & Radtke Pediatric Dentistry since 2009. In her free time Dr. Radtke enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, watching and playing sports and cheering on the Maize & Blue.

James M Fraser II
James M Fraser II DDS, MS

Dr. Fraser was born and raised in Port Huron. Dentistry has always been a significant part of his life as both his father and older sister are practicing general dentists.  His mother is a dental hygienist and the office manager for their family practice. Dr Fraser grew up an avid hockey player and was fortunate enough to represent numerous US national teams.  He played 4 years of varsity NCAA Division I hockey at Harvard. After one year of playing professional hockey, he decided to pursue a career in dentistry and attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

He then completed his orthodontic specialty training at the University of Buffalo, where he researched the anatomical limits of tooth movement, utilizing 3-D imaging technology to improve efficiency and treatment success in orthodontics.In his spare time, he enjoys running marathons, playing ice hockey, water and snow skiing, and reading.  Dr. Fraser and his wife, Alyssa, a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, are passionate about providing exceptional care to their patients.