Michael L. Bleeker, DMD Helpful & Educational Links
In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting and helpful dental information. Because we are committed to improving the oral healthcare knowledge of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other sites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
Dental Education Websites
Michael L. Bleeker, DMD
The following links provide information on Dr. Bleeker's dental education.
Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine
Michael L. Bleeker, DMD
If you or a significant other is considering dental school, the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine is one of the best dental schools in the country. They have just completed building a brand new state of the art facility. Check out the site and let us know what you think.
University of Virginia Department of Dentistry
Dr. Bleeker completed the two year General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. This program is a hospital based residency that focuses on management of medically compromised individuals. Visit the web site to get an overview of the various rotations and clinics that the residents participate in. This is one of the top General Practice Residency programs in the country. Applicants apply from across the globe but the program only accepts two residents per year. A fantastic program if I say so myself!
University of Texas Houston Dental Branch
Dr. Bleeker completed the Combined Prosthodontics Residency program at the VA Medical Center, Houston and the University of Texas, Houston Dental Branch. This is comprehensive dental specialty residency covering the areas of fixed, removable, implant and maxillofacial prosthodontics. Check out the dental branch web site for additional details.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Bleeker is a graduate of the renowned Dental Oncology Fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. This a twelve month postgraduate program the focuses on treating head and cancer patients who are undergoing multiple therapies for heard and neck disease. Rotations include intraoral prosthetics, extraoral prosthetics, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and tumor board. Visit the site for an incredible overview of the latest clinical trials and programs available through this fantastic hospital.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry Dental Implant Fellowship
Dr. Bleeker is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry Dental Implant Fellowship. Dr. Bleeker spent an incredible year studying dental implant rehabilitation with Dr. Edwin McGlumphy, Dr. Peter Larson and the late Dr. Larry Peterson. Go Buckeyes!!
American College of Prosthodontists
The American College of Prosthodontists is the specialty association. Dr. Bleeker is a full Fellow in the ACP. This distinction indicate Dr. Bleeker is board certified in the specialty and is privileged to use the FACP distinction after his name in professional correspondence. Visit the College's web site for some great information regarding the specialty of prosthodontics.
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American Board of Prosthodontics
Dr. Bleeker completed the prosthodontic board certification examination in 2003. This is a six year process where board eligible prosthodontist have their work and knowledge of the specialty challenged by their peers. This examination has always been considered one of the most challenging board processes in dentistry and medicine. Dr. Bleeker has the privilege of being a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Visit the web site for an overview of the examination process and the history of the board.
American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Dr. Bleeker is a Fellow in the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. This dental organization is focused on the prosthetic rehabilitation of individuals with significant craniofacial defects. This site offers a wealth of information for patients who need this level of specialized care. Check out this interesting web site.
Arizona Dental Association
Dr. Bleeker is a member of the Arizona Dental Association. Check out the web site for relevant information for both the general public and dental professionals.
Central Arizona Dental Society
Dr Bleeker was the 2018 Past President of the Central Arizona Dental Society.
American Dental Association
Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.
Oral Cancer Web Sites
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a great resource of information for patients facing cancer treatments.
Oral Cancer Foundation
This is the most comprehensive on line resource for patients facing oral cancer treatments. Visit this site for information regarding treatment options, current areas of research and causes of oral cancer. This is a great site. I highly recommend it.