Dr Michael Melkers

General Dentist

United States of America 🇺🇸 

Dr Michael Melkers is an internationally acclaimed speaker who has presented across 5 continents on occlusion topics, communication and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Melkers is a 1994 graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry and currently serves as Visiting Faculty at Rīga Stradiņš University & The Pankey Institute. He is also an Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

In the past he has been Director of Occlusion & Aesthetic Dentistry at the Pacific Northwest AEGD Residency Program and Visiting Faculty at The Spear Institute. He just finished his tenure as Editor for American Equilibration Society and received the 2018 AES President's Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Melkers is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).  He attained Mastership from the AGD – an extensive and rigorous process only 3% of North American dentists have achieved - reflecting his passion for continuing advanced training.

Dr Melkers is an administrator for RipeGlobal Restoring Implant Practice Excellence. He maintains a flourishing private practice in Hanover, The United States.

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Each master dentist has a world-class reputation, and aim to inspire members around the globe to excel at all aspects of dentistry.

    Implementing Photography

    In this new Dental Short from RipeGlobal, Dr Michael Melkers welcomes us into his operatory to discuss his photography workflow.

    Keeping Your Restorations and Reputation Intact

    Damaged restorations can be easily repaired.

    However, a damaged reputation can sometimes be impossible to restore to its previous state.

    Checking Crowns in From the Lab

    You don't want to walk into the appointment not knowing if the crown is going to fit, or if it needs to be sent back to lab

    Demystifying Definitions of Occlusion

    Dr Michael Melkers helps us to demystify the terminology regarding occlusion
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