Michael Sawaf

Smile Transformation Expertise by Dr. Michael Sawaf, D.M.D.

Dr. Michael Sawaf, D.M.D., board-certified by ABO, specializes in transforming smiles with precision and compassion since 2006. Experience excellence in orthodontic care.

About Michael

Dr. Michael Sawaf, D.M.D., is a distinguished orthodontist known for his dedication to precision orthodontic care and commitment to enhancing his patients’ smiles. Dr. Sawaf earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University, where he remains an active member of the Boston University Dental Alumni Association.

Following his dental education, Dr. Sawaf served as a Naval Officer and later transitioned to become Assistant Director of the General Practice Residency Program at The Naval Medical Center San Diego from 2001 to 2004. He then pursued further specialization in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, completing his residency at Jacksonville University. There, he earned a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Orthodontics (C.A.G.S.).

Dr. Sawaf’s commitment to excellence is further exemplified by his board certification through The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), achieved in 2007, with subsequent recertifications in 2012 and 2020. He is an esteemed member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, The American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, and The American Dental Association.

With a belief in staying at the forefront of orthodontic advancements, Dr. Sawaf emphasizes the importance of communication and collaboration with referring dentists and oral surgeons to ensure optimal patient care. He established his orthodontic practice in 2006, where he and his dedicated team provide high-quality orthodontic care in a welcoming environment.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Sawaf finds joy in various hobbies, including golf, soccer, exercising, running, attending concerts, and traveling. He is also a former soccer player and actively coaches YMCA youth leagues. Dr. Sawaf’s commitment to excellence has been recognized through The Talk Awards, with Cool Water Orthodontics receiving this prestigious accolade every year since 2010.

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