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The Dentist - H. Michael Sefranek, D.M.D., M.A.G.D.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Rhode Island State Dental Association
  • Massachusetts State Dental Society
  • International Association of Orthodontics New England
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • New England Masters Study Club
  • New England Mastertrack IV
  • Bristol County Dental Society






  • PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS


  • International Association of Orthodontics New England - President 2005
  • Academy of General Dentistry Rhode Island - President 2008
  • Academy of General Dentistry Rhode Island - Continuing Education Chair
  • Academy of General Dentistry Rhode Island - Webmaster
  • New England Mastertrack IV - President 1998
  • NYU School of Dentistry clinical research associate - PEARL Network
  • Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) degree 2006
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) degree 1999
  • Rhode Island State Dental Association - East Bay past Delegate

  • Dr. H. Michael Sefranek graduated from the University of Connecticut Dental School in 1989 and began practicing in Manchester, CT in 1991. He was awarded the Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) degree in 1999. One of a select group nationwide, he received the Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) degree in August of 2006, focusing on dental education in sixteen areas of dentistry. Nationally 1% of all dentists achieve this level of education. He is past president of New England Mastertrack IV, a group dedicated to achieving the highest degree of training within the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a member of the New England Master Study Club. In 2008 he was elected President of the Rhode Island chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry.

    The doctor is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and has been a clinical faculty member and guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. He is currently a clinical research associate at NYU School of Dentistry through the PEARL Network.

    The doctor, as New England Chapter President of the International Association for Orthodontics provides seminars in orthodontics and children's dentistry. This organization is the longest continually operating non-specialty school and study group, dedicated to the latest advances in children's dentistry and orthodontics. He is also a certified Invisalign ® provider and has attended numerous seminars on techniques in implants, crown and bridge , cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics and dentures, as well as other dental topics. The doctor is licensed in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

    Doctor Sefranek has been residing and practicing in Barrington, Rhode Island since 2001. Our Fall River, Massachusetts location has been open since 2005. His hobbies include sailing, sea kayaking, roller blading, and cross-country skiing. He is married with two children.

    Philosophy of Dental Care


    "I believe strongly in the doctor-patient relationship, preventive care and oral hygiene education. To me, it is important that patients want to take care of their teeth. My goal is to help patients learn the importance and value of keeping their natural teeth healthy for as long as possible. When patients enter into a plan of treatment, they are making a commitment to a higher quality of life through dental health. I am here to help."