An orthodontist with nearly three decades of experience in the
dental field, Dr. Michael Ricupito currently splits his time between his
two offices, Mission Hills Orthodontics and Blackhawk Center
Orthodontics, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. With an impressive
professional and academic background, Dr. Ricupito earned a B.A., with
distinction, from San Jose State University before enrolling in the
accelerated curriculum at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni
School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Three years later, Dr. Michael
Ricupito received his D.D.S., with honors, and commenced a multifaceted
career as a general dentist and professor, practicing in the Bay Area
and teaching at the University of the Pacific.
Seeking further expertise in his field, Dr. Ricupito began a
rigorous course of study in orthodontics at the University of
California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, where he gained both an
M.S. in Oral Biology and an American Dental Association Certificate of
Specialty in Orthodontics. At the end of this formal training period,
Dr. Michael Ricupito launched a practice in orthodontics, serving the
needs of patients in and around the Bay Area. Offering the latest
treatment options, including ceramic braces, lingual braces, and
Invisalign, Dr. Michael Ricupito and his colleagues work with patients
at the convenient, state-of-the-art facilities.
A prominent figure in the Bay Area dental community as well, Dr.
Ricupito has been a member of the San Francisco 49ers Medical Provider
Network, served as President of both the California Association of
Orthodontists and the Southern Alameda County Dental Society, and
maintained affiliation with the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.
To read more about Dr. Michael Ricupito and his work at Blackhawk Center
Orthodontics and Mission Hills Orthodontics, please visit his official
website at Bay-Area-Braces.com.