Mike is a Lexington, Kentucky native. He earned his degree in dental technology from the University of Kentucky, where he finished at the top of his class. Mike honed his skills in dental ceramics for 10 years before joining forces with Dr. Fred in 1995. Mike has achieved his Accreditation and Fellowship in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), one of less than ten laboratory technicians ever to do so.
Mike is one of the most highly skilled master ceramists in the world. He serves as both an Accreditation and Fellowship Examiner for the AACD, on the editorial review board of the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a member of the elite group of global ceramists, Art & Experience.
When not creating dental artistry, Mike loves spending time with his wife, Karen, and two daughters. He is an avid Kentucky sports fan and dog lover.