Dr. Michael J. Mansfield DMD is a past president of the Phoenix Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has been a consultant to the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners for 15 years. Dr. Mansfield received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Oregon, in Portland, in 1973. He then completed a general practice residency at Chanute AFB, Illinois, from 1973 to 1974. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center in 1980. Upon completion of training, Dr. Mansfield became board certified by The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Mansfield was the chairperson of a general practice residency at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson Arizona, from 1980 to 1984. He was then transferred to Wilford Hall Medical Center (the largest Air Force Training Facility), in San Antonio Texas. He was Director of Residency Training from 1984 until 1989. He then became Chairman of the Oral Maxillofacial Residency Program from 1989 until 1991. During this time he was the special consultant to The Surgeon General of the United States for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Dr. Mansfield moved to the Phoenix area to begin private practice in 1991. He is an examiner for anesthesia delivery for the State of Arizona, and serves on multiple committees for investigative interviews for the Arizona State Dental Board. Dr. Mansfield is also a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and has been recognized as a TOP DENTIST by Phoenix Magazine for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for a total of eight years. He served as a mentor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Seattle Study Club for several years. He is a past president of the West Side Study Club and has lectured extensively throughout the United States.