PERIODONTICS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-493907
This highly qualified expert has 40 years of experience in dentistry. He received his BA in psychology and business from Southern Methodist University before earning his DDS from the University of Missouri Kansas. He also earned his MSD with a certificate in periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin. This expert is certified in executive dental practice management and standard proficiency lasers. He is active in his field ...
Expert Witness: E-007015
This board certified expert has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. A member of a multitude of prestigious academic and scientific societies, including both the Pierre Fauchard International Dental Honor Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, he is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Dental Association and has presented papers at the national and international levels. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of ...
Expert Witness: E-062228
This highly qualified and board certified expert earned his BS as well as his DDS from The University of Toronto. In addition, he also holds an MA in periodontics. This expert is active in his field as a member of numerous dental societies including The International Team for Implantology and The Academy of Osseointegration. Formerly, he served as an attending surgeon of dentistry at The University of Toronto as well as a practicing dentist for an emergency service. ...
Expert Witness: E-015626
This highly qualified and board certified periodontist is currently a Professor and former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at a major university and an attending periodontist at a university affiliated practice. He is a highly regarding authority in the periodontal field having authored 350+ publications in peer reviewed journals, 4 books, and over 700 presentations worldwide (in more than 50 countries). He sits on several editorial boards and is a frequently invited ...
Expert Witness: E-000748
This double board certified former Yale professor had over 30 year experience in dentistry and periodontology. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association and the American Board of Periodontology. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in several medical journals such as the American Journal of Orthodontics and International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He currently practices at a busy ...

PERIODONTICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

General Dentistry Experts Opine on Failure to Diagnose Gum Disease PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This case involves a failure to diagnose periodontal disease over an extended period of time. The defendant is a retired dentist who had previously provided dental care to the plaintiff for over 2 decades in New Hampshire. The patient stopped treatment wi …

Dentist Fails to Prescribe Antibiotics Which Leads to Dental Abscess PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This dental care case takes place in New Mexico and involves a thirty-eight-year-old female patient with no significant past medical history. The patient began complaining of gum swelling, tenderness and pain on chewing. She presented to her dentist who di …

Delayed Diagnosis of Dental Abscess Results in Facial Disfigurement PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This case involves a previously healthy twenty-five-year-old male with no significant past medical history. He presented to a dentist with a sudden onset of tooth pain, trismus, and severe swelling of the jaw. At the initial visit, no x-rays or other diagn …

Diabetic Patient has Molar Extracted and Contracts Life Threatening Infection PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-year-old male patient with a past medical history of diabetes. He presented to his dentist for a molar extraction for braces. Following the procedure, the patient had a severe infection of the extraction site. The infection/absc …

Allegedly Defective Dental Implant Causes Bone Loss in Patient PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This oral implant case involves a defective dental implant. The plaintiff is a twenty-seven-year-old male who had his tooth knocked out in a recreational baseball game. The plaintiff was playing baseball with a group of friends and sitting in the dugout.  …

Missed Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Leads to Severe Facial Deformity PERIODONTICS Expert Case

This case involves a fifty-six-year-old woman who presented to her dentist with complaints of a lesion on her inner cheek. The mass measured about three centimeters long and extended past the jaw line. Her dentist was concerned over the visible morphology  …