Division of Periodontics

Division Director

Professor of Dental Medicine; Chairman, Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences; Director, Division of Periodontics
Periodontics/College of Dental Medicine, 630 W 168th St, Box 20, New York NY 10032
+1 212 342 3008

Welcome to the Division of Periodontics at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine, one of the oldest specialty divisions in the country. The Division’s mission has evolved into a tripartite commitment to education, patient care, and research.

Our goals are to:

  • educate dental students in the fundamentals of Periodontics as well as dentists in the specialty of Periodontics, in a setting that emphasizes sound biological principles and evidence based approaches;
  • provide contemporary, comprehensive and compassionate dental care to the members of our surrounding community;
  • conduct cutting edge research to advance our discipline’s professional knowledge base.

Thank you for visiting our homepage – I invite you to explore our site to learn more about our academic programs, award-winning faculty and research.

Read more news and developments in our Division of Periodontics Newsletter - pdf.








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Sincerely, Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD
Professor of Dental Medicine
Chairman, Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences
Director, Division of Periodontics

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