Michael B. Hersom, DMD
Dr. Hersom was born and raised in Sanford, Maine. He graduated from Boston College in 1989 with a B.S. degree in Biology. While at BC, he was a 4 year member of the varsity track and cross country teams, and was co-captain of the 1988 Men’s Cross Country Team. Dr. Hersom received his training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and graduated Magna Cum Laude from there in 1993. Upon graduation, Dr. Hersom entered the U.S. Air Force, where he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Following completion of his military commitment in 1996, Dr. Hersom and his family returned to Maine and he joined the practice of Dougherty, Barbour, Endl, and Pier; what is today Glen Cove Dental Associates.
Dr. Hersom is committed to continuing education and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Hersom believes in an ethic of service. His many areas of volunteerism, from Rotary, to Little League to the Maine Dental Association Executive Board, are all focused on serving his community and his profession. Dr. Hersom was instrumental in helping to develop a low income dental program affiliated with the Knox County Health Clinic. He is a past president of the Rockland Rotary Club. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Trekkers, a youth mentoring organization.
Dr. Hersom enjoys running, hiking, music, and motorcycles. He and his wife Hope have 3 children, Hannah, Abby, and Nathan.