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Dr. Michael Hrankowski

GIG Team Faculty/Coach

Dr. Hrankowski, a Seattle native, has been in private practice since 1982. He has earned degrees in both Psychology and Dentistry from the University of Washington and has also served as a dental school faculty member and clinical instructor. To share his passion for dental excellence, Dr. Hrankowski has been published in various local and national journals and is often asked to speak to groups of other dental and affiliated healthcare professionals. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has mentored a dental study group in Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Hrankowski's professional affiliations include the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of R.V. Tucker Study Clubs. He is also a restorative advisor to the Seattle Study Club. Additionally, Dr. Hrankowski is principal in his company, Clinical Coaching Associates, which specializes in helping other dentists to improve their clinical skills. Dr. Hrankowski is himself a student of dentistry. He has studied at the Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a returning student at the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne, Florida. Dr. Hrankowski also completed the entire Kois Curriculum recently in Seattle and is a mentor for the Kois Institute.

His commitment to a minimum of 100 hours of continuing education per year exceeds the required amount by more than six times. When not doing dentistry, Dr. Hrankowski keeps busy with his Cocker Spaniel, Roosevelt. He is also an avid orchid grower and several of his flowers have won orchid awards. Some of his orchids are almost always on display in the office.