Dr. Mike received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Georgetown University. He then went on to Case Western Reserve University for his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. While there, he received the International College of Dentists Award for demonstrating the most professional development during the four years of dental study.
Dr. Mike completed an externship at the Midwest Implant Institute after dental school and then completed a one year comprehensive program in implant dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia’s MAXI course.
He has completed over a thousand hours of dental implant continuing education and has placed and restored over 3000 implants. He is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). Dr. Mike is also a Fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
Dr. Mike is an examiner for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, where he tests general dentist, periodontists, oral surgeons and prosthodontists trying to obtain Associate Fellow and Fellowship certification.
Dr. Mike is passionate about learning, and keeping up with the latest trends and technology related to implant dentistry. He is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients, and his commitment to continuing education makes it all possible. Dr. Mike is the founder of Cleveland Implant Institute and lectures nationally for Implant Direct.
He completed his I.V. sedation training at the Miami Valley Hospital, and is one of a few general dentists in northeast Ohio certified by the Ohio State Dental Board to provide intravenous conscious sedation in the dental office.
Dr. Mike is a current member of the American Dental Association, Northeast Ohio Dental Society, the Cleveland Academy of Advanced Dental Education, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Board of Oral Implantology, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
When not working, Dr. Mike enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Nicole, and their two sons. He is currently the Pack Leader for Cub Scout Troop 166. He enjoys watching sports and played many while growing up. While in college, he played defensive end on the Georgetown Hoyas football team.