Meet Dr. Israel
Michael Israel DDS, LLC
Dr. Israel is an accomplished Periodontist that has been in private practice since 1978. He received his Post-Graduate certification from New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University, and his Bachelor of Science Degree from City College of New York.
His state of the art practice is focused on the treatment of complex Periodontal Disease ranging from Reconstructive Periodontal Plastic Surgery and Osseous Bone Graft Regeneration to the placement of Dental Implants. As a leader in the use of Lasers in Periodontal Surgery, he has published numerous articles and has lectured nationally and internationally on the use of Lasers in Periodontics.
Dr. Israel has held positions as Associate Professor at New York University College of Dentistry, Post-Graduate Periodontics, Chairman of the Department of Dentistry and The Director of the General Practice Residency Program at Waterbury Hospital Health Center. He is presently an attending at Waterbury and St. Mary's Hospitals.
His personal devotion to his profession has made his practice a high standard of excellence. He is committed to the outstanding treatment for his patients and his affiliated doctors. He has been voted five consecutive times as Connecticut Magazine’s Top Periodontist.
Dr. Israel holds active memberships in numerous professional organizations. He is a member of The American Academy of Periodontology, Connecticut Society of Periodontists, The American Dental Association and The Connecticut Dental Association. He is also a member of The Litchfield County and Waterbury Dental Socities, and the former president of The Dental Society of Greater Waterbury.
He has three wonderful children and enjoys boating, golfing and traveling in his spare time.