Dr. Alexandra Hylen


Dr. Alexandra Hylen

Grand Rapids, MI Dentist

Beckwith Family Dental Care


Dr. Alexandra Hylen grew up on the east side of Michigan, but came to know and love West Michigan after completing her undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Hope College. After undergrad, she continued onto the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.  She then furthered her training with a hospital-based General Practice Residency (GPR) program at Loyola University Hospital and Hines Veterans Administration in Chicago where she was able to work closely with other dental specialties while treating the complex dental needs of patients with a wide range of medical histories and considerations. She has continued serving the Veterans population since moving to Grand Rapids and also works at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.

Dr. Hylen is active in the local dental societies and has participated in the Leadership, Exploration and Development (LEAD) program through the Michigan Dental Association (MDA) as well as served as a voting member for the MDA House of Delegates. She is a member of the Michigan Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. 

Professional Memberships

American Dental Association
Michigan Dental Association
West Michigan District Dental Society

Academy of General Dentistry

Personal Life 

Outside of her love for all things dentistry, Dr. Hylen also enjoys yoga, hiking, gardening, and animals including her two adopted cats 'Taco' and 'Burrito'. She and her fianc√© live in a historic home and are working on restoring its former glory and charm. She is excited to meet you and your family and help care for your dental needs at Beckwith!

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