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Dr. Michael Sawaf received his D.M.D degree from Boston University where he remains a member of the Boston University Dental Alumni Association. He practiced general dentistry for 8 years as a former Naval Officer in the Dental Corps. From 2001-2004, he served as an assistant director of the general practice residency program at The Naval Medical Center San Diego. From there he went on to complete his orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics residency at Jacksonville University where he received a Certificate of Advance Studies in Orthodontics, C.A.G.S. Dr. Michael Sawaf has achieved board certification through The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) on June 1, 2007 and he earned his recertification on March 1, 2012.
He is a member of College Of Diplomates Of the American Board of Orthodontics, The American Association Of Orthodontists, and The American Dental Association.
Dr. Sawaf enjoys staying on the cutting edge of orthodontics and believes in precision orthodontic care from the first consultation to the final results. His goal is to not only straighten teeth, but to make someone's smile a perfect complement to their overall facial appearance stating, "We can do so much more with the braces today than we could a generation ago. Today's orthodontic treatment is faster, more comfortable, and more attractive. The possibilities for a patient's smile are virtually endless." Dr. Sawaf is a firm believer in communication with the referring dentist, as well as coordinating the patient's care with an oral surgeon, as deemed necessary, so that the patient truly receives optimum orthodontic results. He now has an orthodontic practice in Cool Springs of Franklin, TN. He comes to this area possessing the qualities, experience, education and credentials of a great Orthodontist. Dr. Sawaf has a terrific team consisting of specially trained staff that will assist him in providing optimum orthodontic care. He and his staff are committed to providing the highest standards of orthodontic care in a relaxed, pleasant and professional environment.
Dr. Michael has been practicing in Franklin since 2006. He is an active resident of the Brentwood and Franklin communities and involved in Williamson County Chamber of Commerce.
He and his family reside in the Brentwood community. On a personal note, Dr.Sawaf is a is a former soccer player. These days he enjoys running, swimming, coaching YMCA youth league and plays golf when the opportunity arises.