Lenox, MI Dentist

Get to Know
Dr. Michael Young

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Originally from Saginaw, MI, Dr. Young is happy to have the chance to help families in Lenox find solutions to their dental problems. He is very passionate about making a real difference through quality dentistry. If you read the biography below, you can find out more about Dr. Young’s background and his dental education. Feel free to reach out to us once you’re ready to schedule a visit with Dr. Young.

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Why Did You Want to
Become a Dentist?

One of the biggest reasons Dr. Young decided to get into the dental field was a simple desire to help people. On top of that, he enjoys work that gives him plenty of chances to talk to others and create trusting relationships with them. On top of that, dentistry is a unique blend of art and science, and he loves having the chance to save and restore smiles.

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Where Did You
Study Dentistry?

After graduating from Michigan State University (where he studied biology), Dr. Young went to the University of Michigan School of Dentistry for his dental degree, eventually graduating in 1994.

As part of his desire to continue nurturing his skill set and expanding his knowledge, Dr. Young has completed the continuum at the Kois Center for Advanced Dental Learning; in 2005, he started serving as a mentor there. In the past, he has also undergone a mini-residency for dental implants from Nobel Biocare, and he has completed a number of courses focusing on oral surgery and bone grafts.

Dr. Young is very passionate about 3D dentistry, having presented various courses and webinars regarding the topic at institutions such as the University of Texas Health, the San Antonio School of Dentistry, and the Washington Academy of General Dentistry. He has earned a certification in using an InstaRisa 3D facial scanner for planning advanced treatments like dental implant placement. Additionally, he is the founder (and current president) of Digital Dentistry Solutions. He’s also on the Board of Education for Planmeca and acts as their Key Opinion Leader.

As part of his goal of keeping his skills up to date, Dr. Young is part of the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • American College of Dentists
  • International College of Dentists
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Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Young enjoys spending time with his family, friends, as well as his dogs. He can play a number of instruments, including the guitar, the bass, and the drums; he really enjoys music a lot! His favorite charity is the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and he regularly helps them raise money by running in triathlons and marathons. When it comes to sports, he loves cheering for the Michigan State University Spartans on the football field and the basketball court. He also watches Detroit Tigers baseball and Red Wings hockey.

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