Alan Meltzer, DMD, MScD

Primary Implant Instability: Indispensable or Insignificant?

Dr. Alan M. Meltzer received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, his certificate in Periodontics and M.Sc.D. degree from Boston University, and his implant training at the Branemark Clinic in Gothenberg, Sweden. Dr. Meltzer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and and a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration where he served on its Research and Education Committees. He is a Past Director of Graduate Periodontology at Temple University Dental School and is currently a clinical professor in the Department of Post-Graduate Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthetics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Meltzer lectures both nationally and internationally on the subjects of implant design, periodontal regeneration, guided bone regeneration and surgical site preparation for complex implant placement. He has published numerous papers and has others in press on the subjects of site preparation for osseointegrated implants, aesthetic placement of dental implants a