Dr. Michael Bleeker
Dr. Bleeker attended dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina and graduated with the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Following dental school, he completed the General Practice Residency program at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Bleeker completed the Combined Prosthodontics Residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center and The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Dr. Bleeker continued his study of Prosthodontics by completing the Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. He completed the Implant Fellowship at The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Bleeker is a board Certified Prosthodontist and is a Diplomate of The American Board of Prosthodontics. He is a Fellow in The American College of Prosthodontics and a Fellow in The American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Dr Bleeker is a member of the American Dental Association, a member of the Arizona Dental Association and President Elect of the Central Arizona Dental Society. Dr. Bleeker is the Maxillofacial Prosthodontist for the Craniofacial Team at St. Joseph’s Medical center, Phoenix. Dr. Bleeker is in private practice at Villa Canyon Prosthodontics. He is available to assist in treatment planning and accepts referrals from restorative dentists and surgeons. Information regarding his practice is available upon request.
Mariya was born in Bulgaria and started dancing at the age of 6 with her brother as a dancing partner – keeping the trophies in the family. Throughout her training she has achieved many regional, as well as many national titles.
Mariya moved to Arizona 11 years ago and is working on her English. Training students and being a mother is hard to juggle, but it is worth it watching her students and her baby take their first steps.