About Your Dentist
"A genuine smile comes from the heart, but a healthy smile needs good dental care."― Wayne Chirisa
Dr. Michael A. Simon is committed to treating the unique, individual needs of each patient. You can depend on him to listen carefully to your questions and concerns and thoroughly explain your treatment options. Dr. Simon is proud to provide his community with the resources of a leading-edge Prosthodontic and General Dentistry practice that offers a full range of prosthetic and aesthetic dental services, including the surgical and restorative phases of placing dental implants.
Dr. Simon earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1989. He completed the post-graduate program in prosthodontics at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond in 1991.
Dr. Simon served as an assistant professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the Medical College of Virginia from 1989 to 1991. He was the co-chair of the Removable Prosthodontic Section of the Broward Community College dental research clinic and continues to teach the latest prosthodontic techniques to dentists in South Florida.
Membership in Professional Organizations
Dr. Simon is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the South Broward Dental Society, and the North Dade Dental Society. He is also a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the Florida Prosthodontic Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration. He has served as president of the South Broward Dental Society.
Dr. Simon and his wife, Pam have two sons, Joshua (born in 1995) and Robert (born in 1998).
“Your smile is your best business card.”
“To create an exceptional dental experience for my patients and treat their oral health and overall well-being with a kind and gentle approach while giving them beautiful, healthy smiles they feel confident in.”
Education & Continuing Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine – Cleveland, Ohio Doctor of Dental Medicine
Florida International University (FIU) – Miami, Florida Bachelor of Science in Biology
While at FIU, Dr. Somma co-founded the organization Operation Smile, which is the first Operation Smile club at any state university in Florida. He served on the leadership board for 4 years and helped bring awareness to the national organization and raise money that helped fund over 30 oral surgeries for children with cleft lip and/or palates.
Dr. Somma’s interest and passion for cosmetic and implant dentistry then led him to pursue a residency at Wichita State Advanced Education in General Dentistry where he honed his skills in dental implants, cosmetics, restorative, surgery, periodontics, endodontics, and prosthodontics under the guidance of the nationally recognized faculty.
Dr. Somma is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Somma was born and raised in South Florida and loves the area’s energy, diversity, and sunshine. He attributes his passion for dentistry to his childhood orthodontic and dental experiences and shares this passion with his older sister who is also a dentist.
Away from dentistry, Dr. Somma lives in Broward County with his wife, Kristen, near his parents and siblings. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family and friends, attending sporting events, golfing, going to the beach, and traveling.