Dr. Paul S. Petrungaro graduated from Loyola University Dental School in 1986, completing an independent study of Periodontics at the Welsh National Dental School in the United Kingdom. He earned his residency specialty in Periodontics. He holds a Master of Science degree in Periodontics from Northwestern University Dental School, where he was the Coordinator of Implantology for the University’s Graduate Department of Periodontics. He holds medical licenses in Illinois and Minnesota, establishing his private practice in the Chicagoland area in 1988.
A Fellow of the International & American College of Dentists, and Diplomat of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, he is acclaimed for his diversified seminars and lectures on advanced periodontal, prosthetic and Implant interrelationships, Bone Regeneration and Esthetic Tissue formation, the All-on-4® treatment concept, All-On-6; 48 Hour Nano-Ceramic Final Teeth Implants, Zygomatic “rescue” Implants, the treatment of Failing Implants, and the Reconstruction of previously Failed Implant Cases. His knowledge, expertise, and vast experience in Periodontics and Implantology recognize him as a pioneer and leader in his field. He is considered an expert in using One-Piece Zirconia Implants for Single and Multiple Tooth Replacement in the Esthetic Zone.
Recognized globally as a renowned preeminent educator and author of over 97 clinical peer-reviewed journals covering subjects in advanced periodontal prosthetics, implant interrelationships, bone regeneration, aesthetic tissue formation, transitional implants, immediate restoration of dental implants, use of platelet-rich plasma in bone grafting with aesthetic implant procedures. Dr. Petrungaro continuously contributes innovations in Surgical Dentistry, including consulting for numerous biomedical companies and laboratories.
Moreover, Dr. Petrungaro is sought out to present his extensive medical expertise, groundbreaking innovations, and complex knowledge and experience in Periodontics and Implantology throughout the US, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, South America, and the Middle East. He has earned his renowned status internationally and is a preeminent educator delivering numerous seminars and lectures.