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. In 2018, he joined the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and is an expert not only in cosmetic dentistry but also facial treatments such as Botox and Juvederm dermal fillers which allows him to give patients the whole package and amazing results! Dr. Shipp also is a leader and expert in treating chronic facial pain and TMJ pain in ways most other dentists are not trained in. He also has been a leader in the Boise community the last 8 years in treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea with comfortable oral appliances instead of the dreaded CPAP 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 me awake and remember. Dr. Shipp teams up with a board certified dental anesthesiologist who safely sedates you and montiors you nonstop while Dr. Shipp focuses on the dental repairs needed which allows you as the patient the best experience you can imagine with no fear, no pain, no anxiety.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Shipp enjoys spending time with his family. He loves to golf, camp, go boating and play tennis.