D.D.S. from New York University (1979). Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontology from Boston University (1981). Private practice in periodontics and implant therapy in Milton, Massachusetts. Author and co-author of over 80 articles in refereed scientific journals. Author of monograph “Guided Tissue Regeneration: Maximizing Clinical Results” and three textbooks: “Preparation of the Periodontium for Restorative Dentistry;” “Decision Making in Regenerative and Implant Therapies;” and “Periodontal Restorative Interrelationships: Maximizing Treatment Outcomes.” Active member of many organizations and Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Senior Editor of Implant Realities and Study Club Coordinator of the US section of the ITI. National and international lecturer on a multitude of topics.