Dr. Mike has trained with some of the most recognized dentists in the world and has received advanced training in Functional Esthetic Dentistry from the Center for Advanced Dental Education in St. Petersburg, Florida and the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Mike has also received advanced training in Functional Orthodontics and utilizes the knowledge he has obtained to provide you with the best that dentistry has to offer!
He has also received Advanced Aesthetic Certification and Advanced Full-Mouth Restoration Certification from the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum in San Francisco, California and Master Aesthetic Certification from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Las Vegas, Nevada and has been an instructor at both programs. In addition, Dr. Mike has received advanced training in Dental Implantology by completing the maxicourse in implant dentistry from the Brookdale Hospital & New York University School of Dentistry in New York, New York. He is a member of many prominent national, state & local dental organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Mike has published articles in several major dental journals on clinical dentistry, philosophy & practice management, has lectured all over the world, and is a guest lecturer & clinician at the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. He is the editor & publisher of The Dental Leader Newsletter which is a bi-monthly newsletter for the dental profession that has subscribers from all over the world and is a co-founder of the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics, a professional dental organization that hosts dental seminars that introduces new techniques and materials to dentists and their teams bi-annually at international locations. Dr. Mike is also the host of Video Team Training, a monthly program that reaches thousands of dental professionals around the world. This gives him the opportunity to meet and interview some of dentistry’s leaders for personal and professional development.
From Super Bowl heroes to Personal Growth & Development experts like Anthony Robbins, Dr. Mike brings his unique approach to dentistry and his incredible interviewing style to help others in the profession succeed. Dr. Mike is also a consultant to several major dental manufacturers and helps in the development and evaluation of new dental products before they are introduced to the dental profession. He has also been interviewed on local and national radio and television about the benefits of Functional Esthetic Dentistry and is considered an expert on the subject. His clients range from high-profile celebrities to everyday people.
Don’t let all his awards fool you! Dr. Mike is one of the friendliest and nicest people you will ever meet. He has received offers from dentists all over the country to move to New York City, Dallas, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston & Seattle to join some high-end Esthetic Dental practices, yet he has chosen to stay and provide Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry in Connecticut. He and his family live in Connecticut and here’s why:
“I just love Central Connecticut. The people here are some of the finest I’ve ever met. I know that I have open offers to practice with some of the finest dentists in the world and I’m honored to be considered one of them, but I don’t want to leave this area. I am proud to live in this area and look forward to attracting people to the Connecticut area.
“Modern dentistry has so much to offer people. I enjoy meeting people, enhancing their lives and having them become lifelong friends.”
“The most important job I have is to change the lives of everyone that I come in contact with.
“I just love being a dentist!”