Meet Dr. Michael Kanellis

Dr. Michael Kanellis, DMD

General Dentist


Dr. Michael Kanellis was born and raised in the Reno/Sparks area. He is a proud graduate of local schools Spanish Springs High School, and the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his dental training and education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. After completing his General Practice Residency at UNLV in 2014, he decided to return to Sparks and work in his hometown community.

Education and Continuing Education

Dr. Kanellis attended the University of Nevada, Reno as a student-athlete, participating in football from 2005-2007. He graduated with distinction, majoring in Nutritional Science, with minors in Analytical Chemistry and Health Ecology. Dr. Kanellis received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2013. After dental school, Dr. Kanellis chose to continue his dental training by completing a one year General Practice Residency. He gained experience in implant placement, IV conscious sedation, third molar extraction, and root canal therapy. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Northern Nevada Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Outside the Office

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family. He enjoys staying active, hiking, and traveling.