Meet Dr. Michael K. Parsons, DDS
Dr. Parsons grew up in Cape Girardeau and earned his Bachelors Degree at Southeast Missouri State University. He obtained his Dental Doctorate from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Parsons completed a one-year general practice residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was then accepted to the Medical College of Georgia in the specialized field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
His intensive four-year training included maxillofacial reconstruction, facial trauma, general anesthesia, bone grafting, and dental implants. During his residency, Dr. Parsons also completed a fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery at Dankook University in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Parsons is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has been the past president of the St. Louis Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Parsons is an evaluator for the State of Missouri for office-based anesthesia.
Dr. Parsonsâ€™ hobbies include fly-fishing, boating, and riding his Harley. His professional interests include implant reconstruction, grafting, use of platelet gel technology. Dr. Parsons attends many continuing education courses to stay current of the latest technology and procedures. This allows Dr. Parsons to provide the best care possible for his patients.