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Dr. Michael T. Singer is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics (1983) and the American Board of Orofacial Pain (1996). Dr. Singer is board certified in the specialties of Prosthetic Dentistry, and Orofacial and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics; his practice specializes in the treatment of the full range of facial and oral pain disorders and in the restoration of facial structures lost to cancer, trauma, and birth defects. He has over 30 years of clinical experience treating patients and consulting in a broad range of interdisciplinary cases.

Dr. Singer graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1974 as well as the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Prosthetic program. He is also a graduate of the Bethesda Naval Dental School program in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and the University of Minnesota Orofacial Pain graduate program. He subsequently served in the Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. During his career there, he became a highly trained officer in the United States Army Dental Corps, completing 4 residency programs in 6 years of postdoctoral study:

  • General Dentistry Residency
  • Prosthodontic Residency
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Residency
  • Orofacial Pain Residency

At Walter Reed, Dr. Singer was Chief of the Orofacial Pain and the Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Clinic. He retired from the Army and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1997 with the rank of Colonel.

Dr. Singer entered private practice in 1997. He also holds a position as a Clinical Instructor in the Advanced Prosthodontics Program at the University of Maryland Dental School, where he has taught since 1997.

Dr. Singer provides prosthetic restoration to patients with an advanced and/or complex temporomandibular disorder as well as to those with a severely compromised dentition. Clinically, his special interests include prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthodontics, and orofacial pain.

A member of the faculty of the University of Maryland Dental School graduate department of Prosthodontics, Dr. Singer has lectured to dentists and physicians across the United States. He is a featured speaker for the American Academy of Pain Management.