Dr. Michael is from Galesburg, Illinois, the seventh child in a family of nine children. Six of his siblings, including Dr. Michael, attended Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska. He graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1987. By the luck of the alphabet, he and Dr. Theresa sat right next to each other in dental school. Dr. Michael and Dr. Theresa have been in practice together in Fairfield for over 35 years.

Dr. Michael is currently a member of the American Dental Association, a lifetime member of the Iowa Dental Association, and a member of the Southeast Iowa District Dental Society. Dr. Michael is a past president of the Southeast District Dental Society. He has served as chairman of the Membership Benefits Committee of the Iowa Dental Association, and also as an adjunct Instructor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Dr. Michael’s community memberships include the Libertyville Savings Bank Board of Directors (1995- present); Fairfield Airport Commission; Xavier University Parent/Family Advisory Board (past president); St. Mary Catholic Church Parish Council; Knights of Columbus; Rotary International, and the Elks Club. He is a past member of the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Fairfield Golf and Country Club Board of Directors, and the St. Mary Catholic Church Parish Council. He presently serves on the Finance Committee at St. Mary Church and is the Fairfield High School Boys Head Tennis Coach(2019-present).