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Dr. Michels Cosmetic dentistry La Mesa

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Dr. Paul Michels currently heads the Cardinal Dental office on Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa. Dr. Michels is a 2009 honors graduate of the University Of Southern California Of Dentistry and specializes in cosmetic and implant dentistry.

Dr. Michels has an extraordinary passion for dentistry and works hard to educate his patients regarding their oral so health so they can make their own educated decisions. His approach to your treatment starts with patiently listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, a personalized treatment plan is prepared.

Dr. Michels is licensed to perform conscious oral sedation for patients who suffer from dental anxiety so you can have all your dental problems addressed at one time in a calm, relaxing environment. Although he offers a wide variety of treatment options ranging from routine cleanings to complex oral surgeries, Dr. Michels primarily specializes in cosmetic and implant dentistry.

Dr. Michels completed his ‘Master of Oral Implantology’ specialty from the prestigious California Implant Institute in San Diego, CA under the direction of Dr. Louie Al-Faraje, author of several well known textbooks used in oral implantology, including: ‘Surgical Complications in Oral Implantology’ and ‘Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy for Oral Implantology.’

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