Michael Williams, D.M.D., is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, the top dental school in the nation.
Upon graduation, Dr. Williams received the prestigious "American Academy of Periodontology Award for Excellence in Periodontology." He was one of only 64 students nationally to receive this special recognition. He then went on to complete a 3-year residency at the University of Connecticut graduate school, with primary focus in advanced dental implant and grafting procedures. In 2003, he received his certification as a specialist in Periodontology.
Continuing his education, he became a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in December of 2004. This is the highest recognition offered in periodontics. Dr. Williams is one of the few periodontists in Berkshire County to maintain Diplomate status.
Board Certification for Diplomate requires:
A. Comprehensive oral and written examinations covering all phases of periodontal disease and its treatment, including dental implants.
B. Presentation of detailed reports on a broad range of actual treatments personally provided by the periodontist.
He is an active member of local and national professional organizations, including:
Dr. Williams is on the teaching staff at Berkshire Medical Center and lectures regularly at local dental and dental hygiene meetings.
He himself is committed to continued advanced training and has completed more than twice the required number of Continued Education credits. He has hosted peer practicums and consistently engages in peer review.
Dr. Williams fully commits his time to providing a truly superior level of dental care, specific to the needs of each patient.