Michael T. O’Connor, DDS, is a co-owner and North Country native. Raised in Dannemora, New York, he graduated from St. John’s Academy in Plattsburgh. Dr. O’Connor received a BS in chemistry from LeMoyne College and attended Providence College for graduate work in organic chemistry.
Dr. O’Connor graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He completed a rotating residency at Worcester Memorial Hospital in Worchester, Massachusetts.
Dr. O’Connor passed the certification exam to become a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York Dental Association, the Fourth District Dental Society, and the Adirondack Dental Society.
Dr. O’Connor is also a member of DOCS (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation) and has his New York State certification for oral conscious sedation.
Each year Dr. O’Connor obtains well over the minimum number of continuing education hours required. He’s served on community and professional boards, including the American Cancer Society, the Beartown Ski Area, and the Board of Directors of the Fourth District Dental Society.
He also served as president of the Adirondack Dental Society, president of the Beartown ski team, and coach for many YMCA baseball and basketball and Little League baseball teams. He is a member of the Foundation Board for the ARC.
He played basketball, baseball, and golf at the high school level and basketball and golf at the collegiate level.
He is still passionate about downhill skiing in the winter and golfing in the summer. Dr. O’Conner is an active member of the SGA.
Watching his sons compete in college at the Division I level in their respective sports has been very rewarding.
Dr. O’Connor has been married to his high school sweetheart, Meredith, since 1970. She is a retired elementary art teacher and the mother of their two sons.