Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike – Lake Jeanette Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Mike 2018-07-17T20:56:49+00:00

Michael A. Ignelzi, Jr., DDS, PhD, PA

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Voted “Best Orthodontist in the Triad” Twice and “Best Pediatric Dentist in the Triad” by Triad Moms on Main

The Triad’s only dual-trained Orthodontist and Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Ignelzi is the proud father of two children and he believes he has one of the best jobs in the world – helping families to ensure loving smiles for years to come.

More about Dr. Mike

  • Doctorate in Dental Surgery, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

  • Board Certified Pediatric Dentist (Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry)

  • Fellow, American College of Dentists (Fewer than 4% of dentists in the United States have earned this distinction)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society and the Guilford County Dental Society

  • Former Tenured Associate Professor, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Michigan School of Dentistry

  • Recipient, Charles Craig national teaching award

  • Published over 75 articles, scientific abstracts and book chapters

  • Lectured nationally and internationally to thousands of dentists, hygienists and dental assistants

  • Appeared on television, quoted in several blogs, newspapers and magazines including Parents magazine, Redbook, American Baby, Prevention and Contemporary Oral Hygiene

  • Helped develop guidelines and policies for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures Early Childhood Expert Panel

  • Consultant, American Dental Association Council on Dental Practice