Dr. Michael Munaretto attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He graduated with Bronze Tablet Honors, which is the highest academic honor at Illinois and is awarded to the top 3% of students.
Dr. Michael was then accepted into the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry
, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Munaretto was extremely proud to be named Valedictorian, and was awarded the Dr. James R. Havera award for earning the highest academic and clinical grade point average in his class. During his four years in dental school, Dr. Michael earned several more awards including the Dr. William McElroy Award for outstanding achievement in Endodontics, the Dr. Gerald Wine Award for excellence in interaction with faculty and patients, and the Delta Sigma Delta Award for most outstanding academic achievement in his graduating class. Finally, upon graduation he was inducted into UIC’s chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon
, a national dental honors society.
Upon graduation, Dr. Michael was immediately accepted into the post-doctoral specialty training program in Endodontics at University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry
, where he gained experience and proficiency in both nonsurgical and surgical endodontics. During his residency Dr. Michael earned a Master’s Degree in Oral Sciences following successful defense of his thesis utilizing Cone-Beam Computed Tomography to detect the position of the mental foramen.
Dr. Michael is a member of the American Association of Endodontists
, American Dental Association
, Chicago Dental Society
, Illinois State Dental Society
, Windy City Seminars (Seattle Study Club)
, and Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club
. He lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with his wife and son and enjoys spending time with and traveling with his family as much as possible. He also speaks Spanish.