Meet Your Orthodontist
Dr. Michael N. Fogge
Michael N. Fogge, DDS, MS is a New England native who received his doctorate from Columbia University in New York before completing specialist training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the #1-ranked University of Michigan.
During his academic career, Dr. Fogge has been the recipient of numerous honors including the Rackham Merit Award and Lyons Endowed Orthodontic Fellowship. He has also been named a Margaret E. Mahoney Fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine for his work in community oral health. Dr. Fogge’s clinical experience includes his time on the Craniofacial team at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, where he developed expertise treating cleft lip and palate patients and trained extensively in the field of surgical orthodontics. His research in tissue engineering and skeletal biology has been published and presented at symposiums across the country.
Dr. Fogge specializes in both clear aligners (Invisalign) as well as traditional braces and welcomes patients of all ages. As an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, he is committed to providing excellence in patient care. He believes strongly in a personalized approach to orthodontics and working individually with you and your family to provide the ideal treatment customized to your needs.
Outside of the office, Dr. Fogge is a fitness enthusiast and an avid home cook with an affinity for French and Japanese cuisines. He is passionate about improving oral health and creating beautiful smiles that will last a lifetime, and he can’t wait to welcome you to Gales Ferry Orthodontics!
Jennifer - Orthodontic Assistant
As an orthodontic assistant, Jen enjoys getting to know each and every one of our patients and making each orthodontic visit a great one. She has over 20 years of dental experience, 15 of them have been in Orthodontics. In addition, Jen is certified in dental radiology and CPR. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jim, and their two dogs Tug and Chowder, and she also enjoys riding and showing her horse, Hugh.
Robin - Scheduling Coordinator
As a Scheduling Coordinator, Robin looks forward to being the first person to greet you at Gales Ferry Orthodontics. Her goal is to make your experience fun and informative from the start. Robin has been in the dental field since 1987 and began her career by participating in the Red Cross Dental Assisting Program. She has over 30 years of orthodontic assisting experience and she is certified in CPR and dental radiology. In her spare time she enjoys jet skiing, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Michael, and son, Thomas.
Meet Your Staff
Alicia - Orthodontic Assistant
As an orthodontic assistant, Alicia is excited to be a part of developing patients'
self-confidence through a new smile. Alicia has over 18 years experience in the dental field and is certified in dental radiology and CPR. When she's not at work, Alicia enjoys taking yoga classes and spending time with her husband Ryan, and their 3 daughters Maddy, Cadence, and Gwen.