Dr. Michael Formenius
Clinical Director, Sweden
Chairman, Dr. Michael's Group
Creator of Couture Smile™
Dr. Michael Formenius is an internationally acclaimed cosmetic dentist and one of the most published exemplars in dental media. An expert in all facets of Dentistry with over 30 years of private practice, Dr. Michael is an authority among his peers when it comes to cosmetic, restorative and laser assisted cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Michael graduated from the Royal Dental College, Karolinska Institute, in 1982 and went on to building the first of his many private practices in Stockholm in the same year. He then established a private dental laboratory, and pioneered the brand ‘Dr. Michael’s – Your Reason to Smile’ with the top fifteen dentists and seven dental technicians in Sweden.
He graduated with a Masters of Excellence in Facial Aesthetic Design from the prestigious Rosenthal Institute of Aesthetic Dentistry in New York.
He lives by the principle ‘Service above Self’, and has worked tremendously in giving back to the community.
After more than fourteen years of distinguished practice in Stockholm, Dr. Michael brought his expertise to the UAE. In 1996, he founded Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic in Dubai together with his wife Dr. Cristina Formenius. His brainchild has now grown into three multispecialty state-of-the-art dental centers with twenty-one dental specialists, seven dental hygienists and over 60 staff.
With his relentless passion for advancements in dentistry, Dr. Michael brought the first Mobile Dental Clinic in the region. He and Dr. Cristina lead a team that provides over 20,000 children in Dubai with oral health education and preventive services. This program is wholly sponsored by Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, free of charge to participating schoolchildren, teachers and parents.
Dr. Michael is deeply committed to staying on the leading edge of dental technology and therefore considers continuous professional development through postgraduate education and hands-on training top of his priority.
He holds active professional memberships in the Swedish Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Emirates Medical Association.
Dr. Michael was the Dental Consultant for Oral-B Crest Middle East, 2011.
A Rotarian since 1993, he lives by the principle ‘Service above Self’, and has worked tremendously in giving back to the community. Privately via the Michael and Cristina Formenius Charity Foundation and through Dr. Michael's Dental Clinic, he supports various charities in the UAE and around the world, especially those that look after the interest of children’s rights.