Dr. Michael Simmons is a personable and caring dentist graduating from an Ivy League dental school in 1981, with formalized post doctoral medical and dental school training in Orofacial pain and dysfunction conditions.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain amongst many other awards. Dr. Simmons is also a well known educator and has taught at UCLA's medical school, pain management center and continues to teach every year at UCLA's dental school since 1987.
In 2008 Dr. Simmons also started teaching dentists at USC dental school. Dr. Simmons is on several committees on a national level such as the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and teaches at the Pre Doctoral program in Dental Sleep Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Simmons has published original research, book chapters and is a frequent expert speaker in Dental and Orofacial maladies including TMJ, Orofacial Pain, Snoring and Sleep Apnea. In 2009 Dr. Simmons published a childrens's book on the perils of drowsiness called "Botts' Dots and the Rumble Line". In 2010 Dr. Simmons won the clinical excellence Research Award from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He also serves as the Ethics Chairman for his local dental society of more than 1300 members and in 2011 is the continuing education program chairman.
On a personal level Dr. Simmons was born and raised in London, England moving to the U.S. at age 16. He is married for over 20 years with three teenage to adult sons. He is a past squash champion and enjoys hiking, traveling with his family, teaching and research.
Our goal is to provide extraordinary dental care to patients who can appreciate the difference. We are in continuous pursuit of excellence in clinical care and patient services as a team of warm professionals. We want all of our patients to have healthy, comfortable, natural and attractive smiles. We feel it is a professional responsibility to be a continuous student of dentistry and dental medicine. We regularly attend dental education courses to ensure that we are knowledgeable in all phases of dentistry and to stay current with the rapid innovations in our field.
We want to welcome you warmly and sincerely each time you enter our office. Since most of our patients come to us from referrals by their friends or family, we strive to live up to our reputation of competence and personalized medicine. Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience.
Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you.
Please visit our general dental practice web site at Simmons Dental Office.
Your local dentist, committed to stopping snoring and saving lives.
16500 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436 818-300-0070
Your local Encino, CA dentist committed to saving lives by providing treatment for sleep apnea. Dr. Simmons is on several committees on a national level such as the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and teaches at the Pre Doctoral program in Dental Sleep Medicine at UCLA. If you are looking for a highly credible source of information and a well-trained, caring and talented dentist for simple to complicated problems, look no further than Dr. Simmons.
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