Dr. Michael Brenegan is a Board-certified Periodontist that practices in Cary, North Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin. Upon graduating and prior to attending dental school, Dr. Brenegan spent several years working as a surgical assistant for an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, where his family called home.
During this time, he met his wife, Colleen, as she completed her graduate studies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill. Dr. Brenegan continued his education at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. He graduated with honors in their Esthetic Dentistry program. After completing a 3 year Post-graduate Residency Program specializing in Periodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB School of Dentistry), Dr. Brenegan decided to move back to the Triangle area with his family to practice Periodontics.
As a Board-certified Periodontist, Dr. Brenegan has made significant achievements in the specialty and undergone rigorous examinations by a board of highly respected peers. He has achieved Diplomate status with the American Board of Periodontology, one of nine specialty boards recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA). As a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Brenegan provides his patients the highest quality and most up-to-date care through ongoing professional development and certification maintenance.
Dr. Brenegan is active in many local, regional, and national professional groups and associations in dentistry and periodontics. He has served as President of the North Carolina Society of Periodontology. He is currently the Treasurer of the Piedmont Periodontal Study Club. In addition to spending time with his wife and two daughters, Dr. Brenegan enjoys golf, running, traveling, and watching ACC basketball.