Dr. Mike Wygant is a native of the Camarillo area, growing up in Somis and graduating from Camarillo High. He attended the University of California at Santa Barbara graduating with a degree in Biochemistry and spent time in the biotech industry after college doing research. After considering going back to school for medicine, he was particularly drawn to dentistry after spending several years volunteering time in clinics gaining a foundation of knowledge that has helped him to this day.
Excellence & Education
Dr. Wygant received a master’s degree from University of California at Los Angeles in physiology where he worked as a teaching assistant while conducting research in the dental field. From there, he attended dental school at the top ranked dental school in the US according to QS World university rankings, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He excelled at clinical dentistry while completing several externships in various community clinics. He received a scholarship from the US Army and subsequently returned to California to serve as a dentist to fulfill his commitment. He then transitioned into civilian life and returned to Camarillo where he has been working around Ventura and Santa Barbara counties furthering his dental skills.
Dr. Wygant has completed a yearlong externship in implantology in affiliation with NYU and DentalXP and holds a fellowship with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He believes that dentistry is a constantly evolving field and is excited about many of the newer technologies that digital dentistry offers which can aid in treatment planning and delivering beautiful artistic dentistry. He wants to be on the cutting edge of dental technology which can both drive down costs and deliver superior long-term results.
He lives locally in Camarillo with his wife, Carolin, and their 2 children. Carolin is a native of Germany and they enjoy visits to her family in beautiful Bavaria on their holidays. In his spare time, Dr. Wygant likes to stay active. He plays soccer regularly, enjoys woodworking, biking, camping, hiking in the local hills, and enjoying all the beautiful Camarillo community has to offer.