About Your Dentist
Michael Shipp, DMD
Dr. Michael Shipp received a Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Louisville in 2006. He then continued his education and earned a GPR certificate in 2007 for completing a 1 year advanced dental training residency. Dr. Shipp's favorite procedures are dental implants, smile makeovers and Invisalign orthodontics. He does addtional training and continuing education every year to ensure our patients are receiving the best treatments and newest technology.
In 2018 Dr. Shipp joined the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and is an expert in facial treatments such as Botox to smooth wrinkles and dermal fillers for lips, cheek enhancements, nasiolabial folds and acne scars. This allows him to give patients the whole package and amazing results with the smile makeovers and veneers we do! Dr. Shipp also is a leader in treating migraines, tension headaches, chronic facial pain and TMJ issues pain with Botox. We are Medicare providers and have additional training and expertise in treating Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with comfortable oral appliances instead of the dreaded CPAP machine that 50% of users won't even wear.
Dr. Shipp is a member of the following groups: the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and the Idaho State Dental Association. He attends nationally renown and accredited continuing education courses each year to stay current on all the latest advancements in dentistry. Dr. Shipp has treated thousands of adults and children here in the Treasure Valley.
He believes his patients deserve the best dentistry so he has invested in technology like computer guided implant surgery, cavity detecting lasers, digital x-rays which extremely decrease radiation exposure and also intraoral cameras which allows him to show you exacly what he sees inside your mouth if there is a problem. Dr. Shipp understands coming to the dentist can be very difficult and scary for some patients. He offers medications to help relax you and has equipped the office with televisions above each dental chair to make your dental appointment a little easier. He offers Sleep Dentistry for those who want to get everything done in one visit and don't want to be awake. This allows you as the patient the best experience you can imagine with no fear, no pain, no anxiety.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Shipp enjoys playing basketball, golf and tennis. He loves taking family and friends boating and wake surfing. He enjoys spending time with his family and being invloved with their hobbies and interests.