Dr. Carl Pogoncheff was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan. He attended Lansing Catholic Central High School, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He completed a Masters of Science degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Michigan. He received numerous awards including the Francis B. Vedder Award for Crown and Bridge Dentistry (awarded to the top graduating student in Crown and Bridge Dentistry), the Comprehensive Care Award, the Joseph Clayton Scholarship and the American College of Prosthodontists Undergraduate Achievement Award.
Dr. Pogoncheff is currently a faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and a current member of the Dental School Alumni Board of Governors. Dr. Pogoncheff is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and is a Board Certified Prosthodontist. Dr. Pogoncheff is a published author and has given continuing education courses to other dentists. In addition, he has presented on dental topics on various national meetings. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Prosthodontics.
Pogoncheff is the first Prosthodontist in Lansing to be certified by American Board of Prosthodontics.
Prosthodontists are specialists in the replacement of missing teeth and associated structures - recognized by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontists must complete an extra three years of intense, formal training in addition to dental school - in an accredited training institution. If you are seeking cosmetic or reconstructive dental work, you should do research before making a decision in order to ensure proper care. As ADA recognized specialists, Prosthodontists are qualified to offer care in state-of-the-art procedures and techniques, such as:
Rigorous training and experience provide Prosthodontists with a special understanding of the dynamics of a smile, the preservation of a healthy mouth, and the creation of tooth replacement. This can help your Prosthodontist determine a personalized, custom solution just for you.