Meet Your Westminster Dentist
Michael Crossley, DDS
Dr. Crossley graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000, briefly practicing in the UK before he returned to Sydney in order to become the new Clinical Director of the Pacific Smiles Group (Australia’s largest operator of dental care). During this time, he provided several advanced services, including dental implants, IV sedation, and oral surgery. He also completed a surgical externship training at three tertiary care hospitals in Australia, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Royal Sunderland Hospital in the UK, Grady Memorial in Atlanta, and other esteemed locations.
In 2005, Dr. Crossley moved to the United States. Later, he completed an international program at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, gaining excellent experience in oral surgery and periodontics among other specialties. He also served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Surgery and Surgical Dentistry, teaching pre and post-doctoral students.
Today, Dr. Crossley has completed thousands of hours of continuing education, and he is a current member of the ADA, AGO, AAE, AAID, and ASDA. He has a research background in bone biomineralization and protein sequencing – his thesis on the latter actually led to publications in the prestigious Journal of Dental Research. He currently focuses his readings on advancements in the fields of Biomineralization, Implantology, and Periodontics.
Dr. Crossley’s hobbies include mentoring new graduates and discussing interdisciplinary patient care with his colleagues. He and his wife Stacy have three children.