Michael received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., before joining Tischler & Patch Dental in 1989. Dr. Tischler’s extensive expertise includes: Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, and Gum Surgery in addition to prosthetic and cosmetic makeover dental procedures.
Dr. Tischler conducts a vigorous lecture schedule – providing continuing education to his colleagues throughout the country, and serves on the faculty of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi Course at Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine. Dental XP – the worldwide, leading educational online resource for dental professionals, lists Dr. Tischler as an Xpert in oral implantology.
Michael has delivered lectures at International Implant Symposiums, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Greater New York Dental Meeting, the New York County Dental Society, the Toronto Implant Study Club, the Third District Dental Society, the Ninth District Dental Society, the Greater Long Island Dental Meeting, the Big Apple Dental Meeting, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Michael conducts hands-on courses in his office on a regular basis and delivers many corporate sponsored courses. He has been on the BioHorizons Implant Systems Educational Speakers Panel for the past 10 years. Michael has utilized the BioHorizons implant system exclusively since 2006 with a documented success rate of over 99%.
Dr. Tischler has been cited by “Dentistry Today” as a leader in continuing education since 2003 and is also a Dental Advisory Board Member for this widely read dental journal. His picture has been on the cover of journal over 20 times and his accomplishments were featured in 2008 and 2011. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry, and previously served as the Director of Implant Education for DaVinci Dental Studios in West Hills, CA – one of the most prestigious dental labs in the country.
Currently, Dr. Tischler is the director of implant services at Tischler Dental Laboratory – the leading Prettau® Zirconia Bridge laboratory in the US. He recently published a 5-Year Study of 219 Prettau® Zirconia Full Arch Bridges delivered to 153 patients with a 100% Success Rate.
Dr. Michael Tischler was awarded the Feltman-Hunn Medal of Merit for 2007. Given by the Third District Dental Society, (a component of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association) this prestigious award signifies exceptional leadership and dedication to the art and science of dentistry.
In 2008 Dr. Tischler was selected by his professional peers to be included in the inaugural list of Top Dentists in the Hudson Valley. Hundreds of dentists cast thousands of votes on the abilities of their colleagues who receive this honor, and Michael has retained it every year since.
Michael is also listed in The Guide to America’s Top Dentists which is based on a clinician’s experience, training, and membership in professional associations.
Dr. Tischler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. There are less than 400 dentists in the world that have achieved Diplomate status from the ABOI. His other professional accreditations include:
Each of these credentials is only bestowed after the successful completion of rigorous testing and case presentation before a panel of highly credentialed peers.
Serving Dutchess County, Ulster County, and the Greater Hudson Valley, Dr. Tischler is dedicated to providing his patients the best dental experience available anywhere. A major part of that experience is patient comfort. Dr. Tischler is certified in Conscious IV and oral sedation, which lessens the apprehension of patients undergoing dental procedures. Certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an adjunct to Dr. Tischler’s surgical training. In-office utilization of Platelet Rich Plasma for bone grafting and periodontal procedures exemplifies his commitment to treating his patients with state-of-the-art procedures.
With over 1000 hours of documented continuing education hours, Dr. Tischler demonstrates his passion for excellence. Surgical training includes educational hours from: