Meet Dr. Michael Kirchner, a Dentist With a Passion For Learning

Dr. Michael Kirchner received his DDS degree from Indiana University, but his education didn’t end there. His extensive training includes:

  • A general practice residency through the University of Toledo
  • Study of sedation dentistry at the Division of Hospital Dentistry
  • Training at the internationally renowned Dawson Academy and Spear Education
  • Advanced sedation training from DOCS
  • Advanced denture training from Massad and the Geneva Dental Institute of Sacramento

Dr. Kirchner has a passion for staying up-to-date on the latest dental research and tools, so he routinely takes 10 times the amount of continuing education that’s required in Indiana. Courses he has completed include:

  • Anesthesia
  • Prosthetics
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Occlusion
  • TMD and Facial Pain
  • Rehabilitative Dentistry
  • And more

Dr. Kirchner Sets the Bar High

Dr. Kirchner has a long history of achievement. As a dental professional, Dr. Kirchner has received all these honors:

  • The Concept of Complete Dentistry Award from the Dawson Academy
  • The Rising Star Award from one Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce for top business less than five years old, 2013
  • The Business Source Top 20 Under 40 for business professionals, 2013
  • Recognized as the Readers’ Choice Best Dentist in Clark County by the News and Tribune, 2015

Trust a Dentist Who Loves Southern Indiana

Dr. Kirchner puts significant value on making a difference in the local community. His impact includes:

  • Board member of the Clark County Youth Shelter
  • Completion of Leadership Southern Indiana
  • Donating significant amounts of dental services to people in need
  • Partnering with local organizations to serve those who do not have access to care, including working with Donated Dental and Eastside Christian Church

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Kirchner still enjoys Orioles baseball games, despite their performance over the years. After seeing the movie “Hoosiers,” he decided to come to Indiana University for dental school.

Dr. Kirchner resides in New Albany with his wife and two sons. They are active members of their church and also enjoy camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors.