Michael Derakhshan, DMD General Dentist
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Bachelors in Nutritional Science, 2002
University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL; Doctor of Dental Medicine, 2006
Dental Area of Focus:
General and Cosmetic Dentistry, IV Sedation
Notable Achievements, Certifications, Recognitions:
ACLS Certified, Certified/Licensed for Conscious Sedation, Trained in Implant Dentistry through American Academy Implant Dentistry
Affiliated/Dental-related Associations and Organizations:
Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, American Academy Implant Dentistry
Message to your patients:
“Our goal is to provide a comfortable experience to each patient and communicate the message of quality oral health. We practice dentistry with the highest standards and expect the same from our patients to achieve optimal oral health.
My focus in the field of dentistry is to offer my patients the quality of care consistent with a solid standard of integrity. I feel very fortunate to provide my community with excellent dental care by exercising the skills I have learned through education and experience. My patients’ smiles are just as important to me as they are to them.”
Outdoor activities; snowboarding; mountain biking; traveling; weight lifting; skateboarding with my dog, Maximus; and spending time with my wife, family and friends.
Favorite Dentist Joke:
Patient: “Doctor, I have yellow teeth, what do I do?”
Dentist: “Wear a brown tie”