Meet Dr. Miroue

Michael A. Miroue, DDS, MSD

What I love more than anything about being an orthodontist is enhancing the self-image and well-being of my patients. I really enjoy seeing them leave the office feeling better about their appearance. Not only do they have a better bite, but that beautiful smile is the icing on the cake!

It is so fulfilling to know that I’ve made a difference in people’s lives. I so enjoy watching the glow on the smiling faces of my patients as they look in the mirror at the time of braces removal. It is such a satisfying and rewarding experience for both me and my patients.

Orthodontics is truly a fun profession. I really enjoy hearing the laughter of our patients when we joke with them.  We love to deliver excellent treatment with a dash of humor so our patients really feel at home. After all, we love to see our patients smile!

Education and continuing education

I completed my dental education at Loyola University in New Orleans, graduating with my Doctorate of Dental Surgery as valedictorian of my class. I then pursued my orthodontic degree at the University of Washington in Seattle where I graduated with a Master of Science degree in Dentistry. During my studies I was honored with "Outstanding Thesis Award."

Every year, I attend many continuing education courses in all aspects of orthodontic and dental treatment, so my patients will benefit from the latest advances in my profession. I also provide continuing education lectures to dental society members regarding various aspects of integration of treatment in the orthodontic and general dental disciplines.

Professional affiliations

  • The San Diego Academy of Orthodontists, past president
  • C.Victor Vignes Honor Society, past president
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
  • Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia Group for Southern California
  • Seattle Study Club, board member
  • Summit Study Club, board member
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society
Dr. Miroue and wife

Outside the office

Originally from New Orleans, I have lived and worked in San Diego with my wife Annelle for the past 38 years. When I’m not in the office, I surround myself with music by playing the organ, guitar, and trumpet. I enjoy working with computers, traveling, reading about history, and keeping fit.

I also believe it is important that children grow up with morals and guidance in a secular society. I enjoy making people’s lives better by sponsoring church activities in the El Cajon and San Diego communities.

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