Michael D. Ginder, D.D.S.
Upon graduating from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1996, Dr.Ginder completed a hospital-based general practice residency in Wilmington, Delaware. Upon completion of his residency, he partnered in a busy private practice in Delaware, taught at the residency program, and was an attending dentist at Christiana Care Hospital.
In 2004, Dr. Ginder and his family returned to Athens to be closer to family. An Ohio University graduate, Dr. Ginder looked forward to returning to his alma mater. Athens has always been a home away from home for Dr. Ginder, and his family really enjoys being here full time.
The Athens Dental Depot was designed and built in 2003-2004 and opened in November 2004. Dr. Ginder has proudly served his neighbors and friends in Athens County and all over Southeast Ohio and hopes to do so for a long time.
Throughout his career, Dr. Ginder has been passionate about providing exceptional dental care. In addition to completing a general practice residency, Dr. Ginder committed to staying on the cutting edge of dental care and technology through continuing education.
He completed the core curriculum at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), which provided advanced live-patient training in cosmetic dentistry and neuromuscular care for TMD/TMJ. In addition, Dr. Ginder completed the full TMD and Occlusion program with Dr. Gerber at the prestigious Center for Occlusal Studies, which further enhanced the TMD/TMJ aspect of the practice. In 2011, Dr. Ginder received a Misch Fellowship from the world-renowned Misch Institute and achieved Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantoglogists (ICOI), the highest honor that can be achieved in the ICOI. The ability to do advanced bone grafting, place and restore implants in the same office has really helped Dr. Ginder change his patient’s lives.
Dr. Ginder is a member of the following organizations:
- The American Dental Association
- The Academy of General Dentistry
- The International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics
- The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- The Ohio Dental Association (Alternate delegate)
- The Hocking Valley Dental Society (Past President)
Dr. Ginder created the Athens Dental Depot to bring the highest standard of dental care and guest services to Athens County and its surrounding communities.