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Meet Dr. Michael Tischler

Michael Tischler, DDS

About Dr. Tischler

Dr. Michael Tischler is an internationally recognized leader in the dental field for his achievements in educating his colleagues through lectures and 40 published articles on the topic of dental implants and bone grafting. Michael is the Implant Editor for Dentistry Today The Nations leading clinical news magazine for dentists.  His resume can be found by clicking here. He has placed and restored thousands of dental implants with the highest success rate and has received numerous awards for his skill as an implant and cosmetic dentist. Michael performs the surgical aspects of the Prettau Implant Bridge protocol.

Michael received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., before joining Tischler & Patch Dental in 1989. Dr. Tischler brings dental implant, bone grafting and gum surgery experience to the dental practice, in addition to prosthetic and cosmetic makeover dental procedures. Dr. Tischler lectures throughout the country to his colleagues and has had 40 articles published on the principles of implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and bone grafting in major dental journals. As one of the nation's leading implant dentists, his lecture schedule is vigorous. Michael is on faculty at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi Course at Rutgers University.School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tischler has been listed by " Dentistry Today," the nation's leading clinical news magazine for dentists, as a leader in continuing education since 2003 and is also a Dental Advisory Board Member for this widely read dental journal. Michael's picture has been on the cover of Dentistry Today over 20 times and was featured in 2008 and 2011.  He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry. Dr. Tischler is also previously The Director of Implant Education for DaVinci Dental Studios in West Hills, CA. DaVinci is one of the most prestigious dental labs in the country. Now Doctor Tischler is the director of implant services at Tischler & Patch Dental Laboratory the leading Prettau zirconia bridge laboratory in the US.

Dental XP has Dr. Tischler listed as an expert. Dental XP is the worldwide leading educational online resource for dental professionals.

Some of his previous lectures have been at International Implant Symposiums, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Greater New York Dental Meeting, the New York County Dental Society, the Toronto Implant Study Club, the Third District Dental Society, the Ninth District Dental Society, the Greater Long Island Dental meeting, the Big Apple Dental Meeting, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has also been on the BioHorizons Implant Systems Educational Speakers Panel for the past 10 years. Michael holds hands on courses in his office on a regular basis and many corporate sponsored courses. Michael has utilized the BioHorizons implant system exclusively for the past ten years with a documented success rate of over 99%.

Dr. Michael Tischler was awarded the Feltman-Hunn Medal of Merit for 2007. This award is given by the Third District Dental Society, a component of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association, and signifies exceptional leadership and dedication to the art and science of dentistry.

In 2008 Dr. Michael Tischler was selected by his dental peers to be included in the inaugural list of Top Dentists in the Hudson Valley. This honor means a lot since hundreds of dentists had to cast thousands of votes on the abilities of their colleagues to be included. He was also voted to be on this list in 2009,2010, 2011, and.2012 More information on this can be seen by going to the USA Top Dentist website, to see details of the process involved in obtaining this honor.

Michael is also listed in The Guide to Americas Top Dentists. This listing is based on a clinician's experience, training, and membership in professional associations.

Dr. Tischler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. There are less than 400 dentists in the world that have achieved Diplomate status from the ABOI. His other professional affiliations include:

Obtainment of each one of these credentials requires rigorous testing and case presentation before credentialed peers.

Dr. Tischler is dedicated to providing the best dental experience for his patients in Dutchess County, Ulster County, and the Hudson Valley. Beyond his reputation as one of the area's leading cosmetic dentists, he is also dedicated to patient comfort. His certification in Conscious IV and oral sedation allows for the lessening of apprehension of patients undergoing dental procedures. Certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an adjunct to Dr. Tischler's surgical training. In-office utilization of Platelet Rich Plasma for bone grafting and periodontal procedures exemplifies his commitment to treating his patients with state of the art procedures.

With over 1000 hours of documented continuing education hours, Dr. Tischler is committed to excellence for his patients. Surgical training has included educational hours at Georgetown University School of Dentistry, the Misch International Implant Institute, the University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry, the Medical College of Georgia, Montefiore Hospital, Dr. Michael Pikos MAP Institute, Dr. Paul Fuggazatto's Seminars, The Perio Institute, and training from Dr. Pat Allen for periodontal plastic surgery. Cosmetic dental training has been taken at the Rosenthal Institute Aesthetic Advantage Continuum.

Besides dentistry, landscape photography is a passion of Michael's and his work can be seen at his website His images can be seen throughout his dental facility in Woodstock, NY.

Woodstock Office

121 Route 375
Woodstock, NY 12498

Open Today 8:00am - 4:30pm

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(845) 679-3706