Dr. Michael Dunegan grew up in a family of dentists. His father was a general dentist, and served as a wonderful and enthusiastic mentor for him. When Dr. Dunegan went through orthodontic treatment himself, he had a wonderful experience, and when he saw what a difference it made in his life, he decided he wanted to help others achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.
Dr. Dunegan is an honor graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He completed two full years of orthodontic specialty training at Georgetown and is among the small percentage of orthodontists certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Dunegan was voted Top Orthodontist in the 2019 Best of Prince William publications and continues to be a leading Orthodontist in the Gainesville area. Dr. Dunegan maintains the Invisalign Diamond Level Provider status and is Prince William County’s only orthodontist to hold that distinction.
As an orthodontist, Dr. Dunegan loves having the opportunity to get to know his patients over many years, and watching them grow and blossom before his eyes is extremely rewarding! Dr. Dunegan specializes in orthodontic treatment for both children and adults, and has had many years of experience treating a variety of cases – from simple to complex.
In his free time, Dr. Dunegan enjoys skiing and playing golf, as well as adventuring in his RV. He is also a big sports fan and plays fantasy football and attends games at Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, and UVA. Dr. Dunegan met his wife, Patti, while doing his residency in Rochester, NY, and together they have 3 children and a poodle named Piper.