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Yung Yu

Stuart J. Froum, DDS

Dr. Froum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his dental doctorate from New York University College of Dentistry after graduating with a BA from Brooklyn College. Dr. Froum then completed a general dentistry internship at Brooklyn Veterans Administration Hospital and a periodontal residency at New York Veterans Administration Hospital and New York University Dental Center.

Currently, Dr. Froum is a Clinical Professor and Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at New York University Dental Center. He is also a Diplomate of the International College of Implantology.

Dr. Froum is the past President of the American Academy of Periodontology (2013-2014), past President of the Northeastern Society of Periodontics (1995-1996) and sits on the editorial review boards of Middle East Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the International Journal of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and Journal of Periodontology. He is the recipient of The 2016 AAP Master Clinician Award. He also received the AAP Gies Award and the NESP Hirschfeld Award. Dr. Froum is the Editor and an Author of Implant Complications Etiology, Prevention and Treatment (Published: 2010 Wiley-Blackwell) and Dental Implant Complications Etiology, Prevention and Treatment 2nd Edition (Published: 2016 Wiley-Blackwell). He also Co-authored the Second Edition: of Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist By Mea A. Weinberg, DMD, MSD, RPh, Cheryl Westphal, RDH, MS, Milton Palat, DDS, JD, Stuart J. Froum, DDS and Robert Schoor, DDS. He contributed chapters to The Sinus Bone Graft 2nd edition edited by Ole T. Jensen, DDS, MS and Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology 12th Edition, by Michael G. Newman, DDS, Henry Takei, DDS, MS, Perry R. Klokkevold, DDS, MS and Fermin A. Carranza.

Sang-Choon Cho, DDS

Dr. Cho is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Advanced Program for International Dentists in Implant Dentistry and Co-director of Clinical Research in the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. He currently holds a position as an ICOI Ambassador and recognized as a Diplomate of ICOI. Dr. Cho graduated from the College of Dentistry at Kyungpook National University, Korea, and received his Bachelors of Dental Science in 1984. Dr. Cho continued his clinical practice in South Korea, until coming to the United States in 1995 to further his studies. He then received an Advanced Implantology Certificate from the New York University, where he has been teaching hands-on implant surgery and restorative courses since 1997. In 2003, Dr. Cho received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, from New York University.

Dr. Cho is part of the Editorial Board for Journal of Periodontal and Implant Science; He is Member, of AO (Academy of Osseointegration), Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) and OKU. He is a Chairman of the Implant Dentistry Research & Education Foundation Scientific Advisory Board. He received the Outstanding Teacher Award in 2013. Dr. Cho has published over 30 articles in peer review journals and wrote chapters in four textbooks. He delivers timely scientific presentations and continually publishes articles in prestigious dental journal. In addition to teaching and lecturing, Dr. Cho maintains a private practice in New York City, specializing in Implantology and Dental Aesthetics.

Peter Michael Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD

Dr. Loomer is the Chairman and Clinical Professor of the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) and the Director of Oral Health for Global Health Sciences, NYU College of Global Public Health. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he obtained all of his academic and clinical specialty training. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, member of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and the OKU Dental Honors Society. He serves as Associate Editor for the Journal Biomed Central Oral Health, and as a reviewer for many other peer-reviewed journals. Over the last 25 years, Professor Loomer has studied bone and microbial aspects of periodontal diseases. His research has a strong focus on global oral health, concentrating on improving oral health of underserved populations in Africa and India. Professor Loomer is the recipient of the Medical Research Council of Canada Medical Sciences Fellowship, the AAP Young Investigator Fellowship Award, Oral-B Dr. Robert Hutson Award for Dental Education, AAP Outstanding Educator Award, Pierre Fauchard Society Faculty Award, and New York Academy of Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Aikaterini Georgantza

Dr. Georgantza obtained her dental degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry in 2007. She graduated from the Advanced Program in Implant Dentistry for International Dentists at NYU in 2015. She is currently a resident of the Periodontology Post Graduate Program at NYUCD.

Takanori Suzuki, DDS, PhD

Dr. Suzuki graduated from the Nippon Dental University College of Life Dentistry in Tokyo, Japan. He received his DDS degree there in 2000, a doctorate of operative dentistry in 2004, and then worked in the department of operative dentistry as an assistant professor from 2004 to 2008. He completed a one-year Advanced Program for International Dentists in Comprehensive Dentistry at NYUCD in 2009, the two-year Advanced Program for International Dentists in Implant dentistry in 2011 and a clinical fellowship in Implant dentistry in 2012. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at NYUCD.

Yung Cheng Paul, Yu DDS

Dr. Yu graduated from Dental School in 1997 at Universita’ Sapienza in Rome, before training in Advanced Orthodontic and Gnatology at Ospedale Nuovo Regina Margherita in Rome and later completing his Advanced Implant Dentistry training at NYU. Dr. Yu lectures nationally and internationally and has published in several peer reviewed journals. Dr. Yu is currently a full time faculty member in the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at NYUCD.

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Courses Featuring Yung Yu

The Use of 3D Printing in Dental Implant Education
Cost: $29.00
ADA Credits: 2
AGD Credits: 2