Welcome to Periodontics!

Our department serves its communities through activities in teaching, patient care, research and professional service. We do this by providing:

  • future dentists a foundation in the diagnosis and management of periodontal diseases
  • specialty education in periodontal and implant therapy
  • continuing education to advance the knowledge and skills of current dentists
  • interdisciplinary patient care for patients with complex treatment needs
  • new information to enhance our understanding of factors that affect individual susceptibility to periodontal diseases and to improve clinical treatment options
  • professional service and leadership at the local, regional, national and international levels