Meet the Team
When it comes to health and appearance, you shouldn’t trust your smile to just anyone. You should choose your dentist based on training, experience and the most advanced resources available.
Michael Bixby is highly trained in comprehensive and cosmetic dental care in NJ. And our team strives to make sure you feel at home during your visit.
Dr. Michael Bixby graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and earned his dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Bringing his passion for technology and quality dentistry, he joined his father in practice in 1998.
Never complacent in his pursuit of excellence, Dr. Bixby sought post-doctorate training in advanced dentistry. To date he has attended the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the world-renowned educational center for aesthetic and neuromuscular
dentistry. He has also completed courses at the Creating Restorative Excellence Center for Advanced Dental Learning and is certified in
Through his vast educational experience, Dr. Bixby has realized that cosmetic dentistry is more than designing an attractive smile; it’s comprehensive dentistry. The advanced cosmetic dentistry he practices takes into consideration the teeth, bones, gums and bite in relation to the rest of the body. This approach allows Dr. Bixby to resolve patients’ dental needs in an attractive and enduring manner.
Dr. Bixby is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and the Jersey Coast Dental Forum. Dr. Bixby is one of a few certified dentists, “World-wide”, for the PX3 Custom Mouthwear.
When not in the office, Dr. Bixby enjoys golf, skiing, cycling and just being outdoors. He and his wife, Sue, have two children, Matthew and Erin.
A graduate of Brookdale Community College’s Dental Assisting Program, Kara joined the Michael Bixby Center for Advanced Dentistry in 2001. She assists Dr. Bixby with patient care and procedures. She finds it very rewarding to be a part of a team that provides patients with first-class treatment in a caring environment.
Dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care, Kara has completed advanced training at LVI, including the courses Dynamic Team Concepts and Evolutionary Hygiene and several courses with JP Consultants and Paragon Management.