The vision of the Department of Periodontology is:
- To teach periodontology and implant dentistry to students, residents and general dentists, each for his level of treatment.
- To treat patients with gum diseases and/or missing teeth - with cutting edge technology.
- To perform high quality basic and clinical research.
The staff of the department includes twelve certified periodontists, eight residents, three dental hygienists and six dental assistants. All the medical staff is involved in teaching of undergraduate students in their three clinical years, in theoretical courses and in the student clinic.
Department Chair: Prof. Lior Shapira
Address: Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine ,PO Box 91120
Department offices: Telephone 02-6777826 Fax 02-6438705
Address: Dental Building, Old Wing, 5th floor
Contact Person: Mrs. Iris Shaya
Dental Building, New Wing, 3rd Floor
The residency program in Periodontology trains dentists to be specialists in the field of gum diseases and dental implants.
The program is full-time for four years and recognized by the European Federation of Periodontists (EFP) and the Academic Council of the Israel Dental Association.