Dr. Michael Schiff was born and raised in Rugby, North Dakota. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with summa cum laude honors from Minnesota State University Moorhead. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2010. Upon graduation, he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a dental honor society, for his academic achievement. Dr. Schiff completed the first year of his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Minnesota and subsequently completed his residency at Christiana Care Health Systems in Wilmington, Delaware in June of 2014.
As chief resident at Christiana Care, Dr. Schiff's research paper, Myositis Ossificans of the Temporalis Muscle: A Case Report and Review of the Literature was published in the Journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and he was selected to present his research at the annual American Association of Oral and Maxillofaical Surgery (AAOMS) meeting in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Schiff also advocates for AAOMS by attending the “Day on the Hill” events, which include meeting with state senators to discuss the current issues and concerns of the organization.
Dr. Schiff joined Centrasota Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in 2014. He is proud to practice with a group renowned for providing the highest quality, patientcentered oral surgery experience. Dr. Schiff has extensive training and experience in all areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery including IV sedation, dental implants, wisdom/impacted tooth removal, bone and soft tissue grafting, facial trauma, and surgical orthodontic/orthognathic surgery. He is currently a member of Minnesota Dental Association, American Dental Association, Minnesota Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Schiff is married to Allison Schiff, who is a general dentist in Sartell, MN, where they reside. They are the very proud parents of two daughters. The Schiffs are excited to be back home in the Midwest where they enjoy the lifestyle and wonderful people of central Minnesota. Dr. Schiff's interests include biking, running, hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and most other outdoors activities.