Meet Dr. Michael Kehoe

“Orthodontics is a wonderful profession. It gives me unparalleled opportunities to change the lives of so many people. Patients receive a boost in their self-esteem and confidence when they see their new smile at the conclusion of orthodontic treatment. It also offers the opportunity to work alongside a great team of dedicated staff who strive to make our patients’ experience a positive one.” — Dr. Kehoe

Dr. Kehoe’s state-of-the-art facility, housed in a classic office building, is equipped with the most advanced technology available, including digital imaging and iTero® scanning that empower him to keep patients thoroughly educated about their orthodontic treatment progress. Having seen the benefits repeatedly, he is a passionate proponent of the many positive aspects of early interceptive treatment.

Dr. Kehoe is excited about the technological advances recently made in orthodontics, such as the use of TADs (temporary anchorage devices), laser procedures, imaging techniques, and iTero® scanning to improve the level of orthodontic care he delivers to his patients.

At Kehoe Orthodontics, Dr. Kehoe and our team make patients our top priority, which is why Hour Detroit Magazine has recognized him as a Top Dentist in the Detroit metropolitan area for several years running. Innovative treatments and technologies assure our patients they are receiving the highest standard of care available. We think you and your family will agree.

Education and Experience

Originally from Sterling Heights and Shelby Township, Dr. Kehoe attended Oakland University in Rochester, where he majored in chemistry. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Kehoe practiced general dentistry for three years before returning to complete his three-year postgraduate orthodontic residency at Temple University. There, he completed his Master of Science in oral biology.

During his orthodontic residency, Dr. Kehoe received awards for the highest academic average and for the most superior research thesis, which was published in a highly respected professional journal. He also received an award from the graduate orthodontic residents as “Best Faculty Member” for the biomechanics courses he taught to graduate orthodontic and undergraduate dental students.

He has been practicing orthodontics since 1994 and started his private practice in historic downtown Romeo in 1996.

Continuing Education

Continuing education is an essential part of keeping abreast of the latest technological advances in orthodontics. Dr. Kehoe attends continuing education courses throughout the year, as does his professional staff. In addition to his involvement in lectures, seminars, and home study, Dr. Kehoe also enjoys the CareStream computer-training program every spring.

Professional Associations

Engaging with other orthodontic and dental professionals allows Dr. Kehoe to remain abreast of new research, advances in best practices, and technological innovations, which he is then able to translate into the most advanced care for his patients.

Dr. Kehoe is active in the following organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics, Diplomate
  • American Dental Association
  • Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Macomb Dental Society

At Home and Away from Work

Dr. Kehoe resides in the rural countryside of Lapeer County, surrounded by its beautiful rolling hills, lakes, and abundant wildlife. He spends time with his nephews, enjoying various outdoor activities including camping, boating, fishing, golfing, and skeet shooting. He lives with a Dachshund and enjoys leisurely walks with him after work.

When he’s not working, Dr. Kehoe can be found at the gym or outdoors on his property. At home, he enjoys time outdoors basking in the sun and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. His interest in classic cars leads him to attend several car shows throughout the year in Michigan. When time allows, he enjoys traveling to the Florida Keys for snorkeling and offshore fishing.

Community Involvement

Dr. Kehoe does his part to give back to the vibrant Romeo community:

  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Romeo-Washington Chamber of Commerce
  • Romeo Historical Society
  • Romeo Merchant Restaurant and Professional Association (MRP)
  • Romeo schools

He believes that supporting local schools and businesses and giving back to the community are important to maintain a strong viable community for us all to enjoy.

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