Dr. Michael Williams, DDS

Dr. Michael Williams, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Williams, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Gulfport, MS. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

The Gulf Coast Center for Advanced Orthodontics

424 Courthouse Rd

Gulfport, MS 39507
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna

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Dr. Williams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Williams "“Every subject begins as a philosophy, goes through science, and ends as art.” Dr. Michael Williams is not only an inventive scientist; he is truly a practicing artist in his chosen field of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Williams is a native of Gulfport, having graduated from the Gulfport public school system and Gulfport East High School in 1968. Dr. Williams completed his pre-dental education at the University of the South (Sewanee) where he graduated Cum Laude in 1972. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University Dental School in 1976, received a U.S. Public Health scholarship, and worked for the U.S. Indian Health Service from 1976-78. Dr. Williams received his Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of California at Los Angeles and has been in private practice in his hometown of Gulfport since his graduation in 1980. Dr. Williams is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists, and is a fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists. He has served as a past president of the Fifth District Dental Association and the Greater Gulfport Dental Society. Dr. Williams was elected to serve as the Delegate for the State of Mississippi to the House of Delegates for the American Association of Orthodontists."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Williams "Welcome to our practice! We appreciate the trust you have placed in us. Our No. 1 goal is to provide you with the highest quality and most comprehensive care, which ensure that your treatment is customized for your present and future needs. Dr. Williams uses state-of-the-art technology to enhance your experience in our family-oriented practice. Dr. Williams has succeeded in developing a program that is designed to enhance facial development for all ages and deliver a smile that improves as the patient matures. Dr. Williams does this without the usual need for extraction of teeth by focusing on developing broad Hollywood smiles that serve patients well throughout their lifespan. http://michaelwilliamsdds.com/ "

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

40  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Underbite


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Palatal Expander
  • Physical Examination
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Williams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Williams to family and friends
98 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (98)

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Dr. Williams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been a patient of Dr. Williams for several years. I'm 58 years old and had severe TMJ issues. Through Dr. Williams' dental appliances and braces, he was able to realign my teeth to relieve the stress on my left jawbone. As a result, my TMJ issues have been resolved without the necessity of...more
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Before 1st grade, I loved to smile with my teeth, but as I got older my teeth became extremely crowed and I always had a closed mouth smile. I became extremely self conscious and was afraid I would never get braces because I only had Medicaid, but Dr. Williams office just stared excepting my...more
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I was an older patient who needed extensive work to preserve the bone structure and integrity of my lower face. Dr. Williams was a Godsend! He showed extreme patience and explained everything as we went along. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Williams!
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